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Jeannie Rhee, a former deputy attorney general, and Aaron Zebley, Mr Mueller's chief of staff when he was Federal Bureau of Investigation director, help round out the special counsel team that has taken up residence in a Justice Department office building in downtown Washington .
  • FBI Finds 'Hit List' On Body of Alexandria Shooter

    FBI Finds 'Hit List' On Body of Alexandria Shooter

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    Scalise was one of four people shot Wednesday when a gunman opened fire on GOP lawmakers at an Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field. Scalise "sustained a single rifle wound that entered in the area of the left hip", Sava said, adding that the round fragmented and did "substantial damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels".
  • Bill Cosby's Case Ends in Mistrial

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    Ms Constand "has shown such courage through this, and we are in awe of what she has done", he said . We are sprouting up. Johnson is one of more than 50 women who have accused the comedian of sexual assault. And so we find ourselves in a situation where making Cosby look credible would be an uphill battle but making his accuser seem vaguely dubious could be done in a snap.
  • Twitter briefly suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar rift

    Twitter briefly suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar rift

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    The crisis has put Turkey in a delicate position as Ankara regards Qatar as its chief ally in the Gulf but is also keen to maintain its improving relations with the key regional power Saudi Arabia. A day after announcing that Tillerson would lead the USA delegation to the OAS General Assembly in Cancun, the State Department said Friday that Tillerson's deputy, John Sullivan, will go in his place.
  • Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' special counsel Robert Mueller

    Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' special counsel Robert Mueller

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    White House officials said late Monday that Ruddy was at the White House that day, but said he hadn't meet with the president and never spoke with him about the issue. Nixon's firing of Archibald Cox, the special prosecutor who was investigating the cover-up of that "third-rate burglary", a power play that also cost the president his attorney general and deputy attorney general? It may only be a matter of time before some of that attention is directed at Mr Mueller, however.
  • Criticism Builds as Theresa May Prepares to Form New Government

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    Earlier, Foster said the talks were going well: 'We hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion'. The danger is that however much any Government tries they will not be seen as impartial if they are locked into a parliamentary deal at Westminster with one of the Northern Ireland parties.
  • UK police: 58 dead and presumed dead in London blaze

    UK police: 58 dead and presumed dead in London blaze

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    The Circle Line is also closed partly due to the fire and partly because of planned engineering work. The latest figure included the 30 already confirmed to have died in the devastating fire in a west London tower block on Wednesday, BBC reported .
  • Jailed US student flown out of North Korea `in coma`

    Jailed US student flown out of North Korea `in coma`

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    But State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the visit "had nothing to do with the release". Three other USA citizens are being detained in North Korea , at a time when Kim Jong Un has been firing missiles and threatening to strike the United States.
  • Russian Federation probe causes tension among top officials at Justice Department

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    Trump has in the past 24 hours written a number of tweets calling the Russian Federation probe a " witch hunt " being carried out by Rosenstein , Mueller and " very bad people ". The recusal made Rosenstein the effective Attorney General on those matters. "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! ".
  • Puerto Rico votes on statehood: Polls and protests

    Puerto Rico votes on statehood: Polls and protests

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    The referendum coincided with the 100th anniversary of the United States granting USA citizenship to Puerto Ricans, although they can not vote in presidential elections and have only one congressional representative with limited voting powers.
  • President Trump Reveals He Is Being Investigated

    President Trump Reveals He Is Being Investigated

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    Aside for Mueller , Feinstein also noted how Trump previously received a memo from Rosenstein, containing the Deputy Attorney General's recommendation ahead of the Comey firing . Comey testified it would be up to Mueller to decide whether Trump's action amounted to obstruction of justice, an act that could be cited in any effort in the Republican-led Congress to impeach him and remove him from office.