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Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton told Fox Business over the weekend that the Democrats are trying to get to the president by using a strategy to harass and subpoena the attorney general. The Post notes that the 20 investigations include, "Trump, his family or the White House that have been met with partial or complete stonewalling by the administration".
  • Swedish authorities want to extradite Julian Assange for rape

    Swedish authorities want to extradite Julian Assange for rape

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    The original rape case against Assange was opened in 2010 after allegations made by two women, but was dropped seven years later because Assange was hiding in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London fearing extradition to the U.S. While two sexual misconduct allegations have since passed their statute of limitations, one allegation of rape has not. - May 1, 2019: Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for breaching bail conditions in 2012.
  • Biden clears Route for campaign staff to Arrange union

    Biden clears Route for campaign staff to Arrange union

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    But numerous plans they've put on the table would require across-the-board tax increases that would hit middle-earners as well as the wealthy, public policy analysts say. And it appears to be working - Trump when the former vice president was endorsed by the International Assocation of Fire Fighters. But he could face a tricky balancing act as he and labour voters court.
  • Brexit: EU vote demand is 'torpedoing' Labour-Tory talks

    Brexit: EU vote demand is 'torpedoing' Labour-Tory talks

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    Paul Scully, the Conservatives' vice chaiman for London who represents Sutton and Cheam, told City A.M. he believes his party is being punished for the deadlock over Brexit . 36% of respondents were not aware of the Conservative stance and 38% were not aware of Labour's. MPs have now once again pleaded with May to trigger a leadership contest amid the looming defeat in the European elections on May 23.
  • Venezuela politician arrested by tow truck

    Venezuela politician arrested by tow truck

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    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday he was open to accept a US military intervention to help manage the political emergency in his country. Trump did not mention Zambrano, but said that the USA would stand with the people of Venezuela "for however long it takes". The decision to strip legislators of their immunity and to arrest Zambrano was condemned as "unconstitutional" in a statement on Thursday by the Lima Group, a regional bloc comprising Argentina, Brazil, ...
  • Trump in 1985-94 claimed $1.17 billion business loss

    Trump in 1985-94 claimed $1.17 billion business loss

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    While shedding cash from his core businesses - hotels, casinos and retail space in apartment buildings - he embarked on a brief career as a corporate raider, buying up stock in companies and announcing his intention to take them over. Mr Mnuchin's move is likely to set a legal battle in motion. The law was written to prevent a president from blocking disclosure of tax returns following the Teapot Dome scandal during the administration of Warren Harding.
  • South Africa's ruling ANC holds onto lead in national vote

    South Africa's ruling ANC holds onto lead in national vote

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    With about two-thirds of ballots counted, the African National Congress (ANC ) is predicted to win between 55-59% of the vote. Though the result will be the first time the party's share has fallen below 60% in national elections since South Africa's first free vote in 1994, some analysts described it as a "decent performance" that could help Ramaphosa push through changes.
  • Republican Lawmakers Rip Own Party For Don Jr. Subpoena

    Republican Lawmakers Rip Own Party For Don Jr. Subpoena

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a floor speech Tuesday in which he declared "case closed" on the probe. During an appearance before the Judiciary Committee Trump Jr was asked about the extent of his involvement in a plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
  • White House 'Directed' Ex-Counsel McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena

    White House 'Directed' Ex-Counsel McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena

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    Pelosi agreed, but in the wake of the current tensions between Congress and the Justice Department, Nadler said his certainty that the special counsel will be permitted to appear for testimony next week has diminished. Pelosi's delicate balance between her base's impulse and the president's provocation has not moved her from her stance - a deep-rooted commitment not to split the country by jumping the gun on impeachment.
  • Women Buy Box of Legos, Find $40K in Meth Inside

    Women Buy Box of Legos, Find $40K in Meth Inside

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    Three women from Georgia found the box that appeared to be full of Lego bricks while on a trip to a consignment shop in Charleston, South Carolina, The Statesboro Herald reports. The Postal Service will then auction off unclaimed packages, "sort of like 'Storage Wars ", Riggs said. "Upon returning home and opening the box they discovered the box contained a quantity of methamphetamine instead of Legos".