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Kremlin says Mueller report shows no evidence of Russian meddling

The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.


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Posted 2019/04/19 11:21:57

House panel chairman expected to issue subpoena for full Mueller report: source

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is expected to issue a subpoena on Friday for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia investigation report and underlying evidence, a source familiar with the matter said.


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Posted 2019/04/19 11:21:13

Supreme Court girds for fight over Trump census citizenship question

Sitting on a working-class commercial strip in the shadows of an above-ground rail line, a group called Make the Road New York's busy street-level offices are easy to miss. But its mission to support and advocate for immigrants is front and center.


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Posted 2019/04/19 11:10:33

U.S. refiners planning major plant overhauls in second quarter

U.S. oil refiners are planning a heavy slate of plant overhauls in the second quarter, with total production this month off 8.5 percent compared with the start of the year, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


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Posted 2019/04/19 10:18:09

Russia shrugs off Mueller report: agencies

Russia's foreign ministry on Friday dismissed the findings of the long-awaited report by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said it had failed to present any evidence of Russian meddling in U.S. elections, Russian news agencies reported.


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Posted 2019/04/19 09:58:53

Pelosi declines to comment on possibility of Trump impeachment

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday declined to comment on whether Congress might launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying it was not appropriate to criticize him while abroad.


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Posted 2019/04/19 09:55:39

Irish Brexit border issue could endanger EU-U.S. trade deal: congressman

An influential U.S. congressman has warned the European Union that any Brexit arrangement that undermines Northern Ireland's 1998 peace agreement could endanger a proposed EU-U.S. trade deal, the Irish Times reported on Friday.


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Posted 2019/04/19 09:15:08

In the city of Gouda, Dutch cheesemakers worry about U.S. tariffs

Surrounded by 15-kg (33 lb) wheels of cheese ready to be carted away in horse-drawn carriages, a dairy farmer in the Dutch city of Gouda faces off against a cheese trader wearing traditional wooden clogs.


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Posted 2019/04/19 09:05:50

Carlos Ghosn to be indicted on additional charge as early as Monday: NHK

Tokyo prosecutors are likely to indict former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn on an additional charge of aggravated breach of trust as early as Monday when his current detention period expires, public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday.


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Posted 2019/04/19 08:55:36

Rapper Kodak Black arrested in New York on drug, weapons charges

Rapper Kodak Black was released from custody by the New York State Police on Thursday after being arrested on drug and gun charges while coming across the Canada-U.S. border near Niagara Falls, police said.


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Posted 2019/04/19 05:28:23

Mueller report gives Democrats political ammunition but they are split on how to use it

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on his inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election provided extensive details on President Donald Trump's efforts to thwart the probe, giving Democrats plenty of political ammunition against the Republican but no consensus on how to use it.


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Posted 2019/04/19 05:07:26

Exclusive: Venezuela skirts U.S. sanctions by funneling oil sales via Russia

President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power, according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters.


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Posted 2019/04/19 01:25:06

Mortar bombs land on Tripoli suburb as two-week battle rages on

Mortar bombs crashed down on a suburb of Tripoli on Thursday, almost hitting a clinic and adding to people's suffering after two weeks of an offensive by eastern troops on the Libyan capital, which is held by an internationally recognized government.


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Posted 2019/04/18 23:51:18

U.S., Russia say cannot support a U.N. call for Libya truce: diplomats

The United States and Russia both said on Thursday they could not support a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Libya at this time, diplomats said, as mortar bombs crashed down on a suburb of the Libyan capital, Tripoli.


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Posted 2019/04/18 23:51:18

In unflattering detail, Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

(Advisory: Story includes language that might offend some readers.)


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Posted 2019/04/18 22:23:28

Some U.S. lawmakers will see less-redacted version of Mueller report next week

Some U.S. lawmakers will be able to read a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report beginning next week, the Justice Department said in a letter on Thursday to the chairmen of the House and Senate judiciary committees.


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Posted 2019/04/18 22:23:15

U.S. launches four-state study to find ways to reduce opioid overdose deaths

U.S. health officials on Thursday said they will spend $350 million in four states to study ways to best deal with the nation's opioid crisis on the local level, with a goal of reducing opioid-related overdose deaths by 40 percent over three years in selected communities in those states.


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Posted 2019/04/18 21:50:12

North Korea urges Trump to drop Pompeo from talks; U.S. plays down weapons test

North Korea said on Thursday it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and that he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down.


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Posted 2019/04/18 21:38:03

Wall Street closes slightly higher, industrials lead

Industrials led the S&P 500 and the Dow moderately higher on Thursday after robust U.S. economic data and some healthy corporate earnings reports.


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Posted 2019/04/18 21:15:17

Pinterest, Zoom shares surge in market debuts after IPOs

Shares of Pinterest Inc surged almost 30 percent in their stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the online scrapbook company at around $16 billion and signaling investor appetite for new tech listings.


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Posted 2019/04/18 21:05:45