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Lisa Page Speaks: ‘There’s No Fathomable Way I Have Committed Any Crime at All’

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Trump has no deadline for striking a trade deal with China — and says it might be 'better to wait until after the election' | Markets Insider

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Goldman Sachs seeks to rebrand as wealth takes center stage in the Democratic presidential race

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After Long Gap, Supreme Court Poised to Break Silence on Gun Rights

nytimes.com - Other challenges, in criminal cases or brought by people without lawyers, were also seldom successful. But plaintiffs with lawyers in civil cases in federal appeals courts, the study found, had a suc…

WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson: “If Julian is taken to that Devil’s Island across the Atlantic, his life is lost”

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The Story of Daher Al-Umar Undermines Israel's Own Origin Story

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The Impeachment Wild Cards Trump Confronts in a Senate Trial

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‘Lock me up’: The last man to be arrested for defying Congress during an investigation

washingtonpost.com - Left: William MacCracken Jr. circa 1934. Right: Hugo Black circa 1937. (Library of Congress) By Ronald G. Shafer December 2, 2019 at 7:00 AM EST Lock him up! That was the message of the U.S. Senate i…

The man who took wind power to another level

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Hospital Closures in Rural U.S. Reach a Crisis Point

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Trump calls French president’s criticism of NATO ‘nasty’ and ‘disrespectful’

washingtonpost.com - President Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg at Winfield House in London, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (Evan Vucci/AP) By Ashley Parker, close Ashley Parker White H…

Revealed: 'monumental' NSW bushfires have burnt 20% of Blue Mountains world heritage area

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Putin approves law targeting journalists as 'foreign agents'

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We're broke, not poor: how I became downwardly mobile (when your parents weren't)

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Mosquitoes bring ‘mystery illness’ to the mountain villages of Nepal

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What the U.S. House’s impeachment inquiry wouldn’t ask Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch

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No, the UN did not report China has ‘massive internment camps’ for Uighur Muslims

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Majority Of Republicans Say Trump Is Greater President Than Abraham Lincoln

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Trump was right before he did a 180: NATO is obsolete

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Franklin Graham: Sanders Has Been “Called By God” To Serve As Governor, Senator

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