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Democratic Presidential Candidates Call for the Release of Mueller’s Full Report 24 Mar 10:42pm Updated Democratic Presidential Candidates Call for the Release of Mueller’s Full Report
The candidates said Attorney General William P. Barr’s summary of the special counsel’s investigation was inadequate.
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Barr Clears Trump of Obstruction After Mueller Demurs 24 Mar 9:45pm Barr Clears Trump of Obstruction After Mueller Demurs
The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, punted on whether President Trump obstructed justice. Attorney General William P. Barr stepped in to exonerate the president.
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Would a new prime minister make a difference? 24 Mar 9:45pm Would a new prime minister make a difference?
On Sunday afternoon the grey suits finally came out of the wardrobe.
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Eager to Court Jews (and Fracture Democrats), Republicans Push Bills on Anti-Semitism 24 Mar 9:36pm Eager to Court Jews (and Fracture Democrats), Republicans Push Bills on Anti-Semitism
The bills are part of a larger political strategy aimed partly at showing that Republicans are more willing to tackle anti-Semitic hate speech than divided Democrats.
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News Analysis: A Cloud Over Trump’s Presidency Is Lifted 24 Mar 9:19pm Updated News Analysis: A Cloud Over Trump’s Presidency Is Lifted
The end of the special counsel’s investigation without findings of collusion with Russia fortified the president for the battles to come, including his campaign for re-election.
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Knife crime: Tony Blair says police losing knife crime battle 24 Mar 8:59pm Knife crime: Tony Blair says police losing knife crime battle
The former prime minister says "the emergency" means he is more worried about his own children.
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No Impeachment in View, but Democrats Push On With Investigations of Trump 24 Mar 8:47pm Updated No Impeachment in View, but Democrats Push On With Investigations of Trump
Democrats vowed to gain access to the full special counsel report, and seized on statements that were less than definitive in the attorney general’s summary of it.
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PM fights to retain power as MPs look to seize control of Brexit 24 Mar 8:46pm PM fights to retain power as MPs look to seize control of Brexit
The House of Commons is preparing for another week dominated by Brexit, as Theresa May's position looks increasingly uncertain.
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24 Mar 8:38pm Updated Trump claims vindication after Mueller finds no evidence of collusion
Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump or his campaign colluded with Russia was an "an illegal takedown that failed," Trump said Sunday.
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24 Mar 7:46pm Updated House Judiciary Chairman says committee will call attorney general to testify
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Sunday the committee will call Attorney General William Barr to testify "in the near future."
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24 Mar 7:39pm Updated Investigations will continue despite submission of the Mueller report
As Robert Mueller exits stage left, the Justice Department will continue to pursue a handful of investigations—and potentially more prosecutions -- that began with or were bolstered by the special counsel's work. And a significant group of them still focus around President Donald Trump.
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24 Mar 6:43pm Who is William Barr?
Attorney General William Barr, about a month after starting his second stint atop the Justice Department, issued a letter to lawmakers Sunday offering his summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
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Its Territory May Be Gone, but the U.S. Fight Against ISIS Is Far From Over 24 Mar 6:29pm Updated Its Territory May Be Gone, but the U.S. Fight Against ISIS Is Far From Over
Thousands of Islamic State fighters are still at large in Iraq and Syria, rearming and regrouping. And the group pose threats elsewhere, in Afghanistan, West Africa and the Philippines.
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24 Mar 6:23pm Updated Analysis: The Mueller probe ends, and the gloating begins in Moscow
The Kremlin has yet to respond to the conclusions from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but the gloating has already begun in Moscow.
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24 Mar 6:23pm Updated Mueller did not find Trump or his campaign conspired with Russia, also did not exonerate him on obstruction
Attorney General William Barr is expected to provide Congress and the public Sunday with his summary of the main conclusions from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, according to a person familiar with the process.
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24 Mar 6:13pm The Point: The 5 big 2020 storylines you need to watch this week, ranked
With just over 300 days until Iowa's caucuses and more than a dozen Democratic candidates seeking their party's nomination, it can all feel like a little much. 
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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Updates: Trump Declares Victory but Report Stops Short of Exonerating Him 24 Mar 6:02pm Updated Live Briefing: Mueller Report Updates: Trump Declares Victory but Report Stops Short of Exonerating Him
A summary said the investigation had not found that the president conspired with Russia. The attorney general said he would not pursue an obstruction case.
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24 Mar 5:39pm Barr authored memo last year ruling out obstruction of justice
Nearly a year before his letter Sunday telling lawmakers he did not believe President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice, Attorney General William Barr authored a memo saying he thought the obstruction investigation was "fatally misconceived."
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Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy but Stops Short of Exonerating President on Obstruction 24 Mar 5:34pm Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy but Stops Short of Exonerating President on Obstruction
The attorney general released the main findings of the closely watched investigation into Russia’s election interference and whether Trump associates conspired.
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24 Mar 5:20pm Updated READ: Justice Department summary of Mueller report
Attorney General William Barr on Sunday submitted to Congress his summary of the main conclusions from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Trump Declares Victory but Report Stops Short of Exonerating Him 24 Mar 5:18pm Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Trump Declares Victory but Report Stops Short of Exonerating Him
The investigation found that neither President Trump nor any of his aides conspired with the Russian government, but offered a mixed assessment on whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice.
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Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy but Stops Short of Exonerating President on Obstruction of Justice 24 Mar 5:14pm Updated Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy but Stops Short of Exonerating President on Obstruction of Justice
The attorney general released the main findings of the closely watched investigation into Russia’s election interference and whether Trump associates conspired.
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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Trump Declares Victory and Attacks Rivals 24 Mar 5:07pm Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Trump Declares Victory and Attacks Rivals
The investigation found that neither President Trump nor any of his aides conspired with the Russian government, but offered a mixed assessment on whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice.
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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: No Trump-Russia Conspiracy, but No Exoneration on Obstruction 24 Mar 4:48pm Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: No Trump-Russia Conspiracy, but No Exoneration on Obstruction
The investigation found that neither President Trump nor any of his aides conspired with the Russian government, but offered a mixed assessment on whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice.
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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: No Trump-Russia Conspiracy 24 Mar 4:38pm Updated Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: No Trump-Russia Conspiracy
The investigation found that neither President Trump nor any of his aides conspired with the Russian government, but offered a mixed assessment on whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice.
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24 Mar 3:52pm Mueller report summary delivered to Congress
Attorney General William Barr is expected to provide Congress and the public Sunday with his summary of the main conclusions from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, according to a person familiar with the process.
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Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy but Stops Shorts of Exonerating President on Obstruction of Justice 24 Mar 3:49pm Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy but Stops Shorts of Exonerating President on Obstruction of Justice
The attorney general released the main findings of the closely watched investigation into Russia’s election interference and whether Trump associates conspired.
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24 Mar 3:38pm Updated Mueller report summary expected Sunday
Attorney General William Barr is expected to provide Congress and the public Sunday with his summary of the main conclusions from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, according to a person familiar with the process.
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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Summary Delivered to Congress 24 Mar 3:37pm Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Summary Delivered to Congress
The attorney general, William Barr, and his team are preparing a summary of the special counsel’s report for Congress.
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Brexit: Ministers tipped to replace Theresa May rally round 24 Mar 3:27pm Updated Brexit: Ministers tipped to replace Theresa May rally round
Michael Gove says it is "not the time" to change leader and David Lidington says he is "100% behind" her.
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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Summary Expected on Capitol Hill Within an Hour 24 Mar 3:14pm Updated Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Summary Expected on Capitol Hill Within an Hour
The attorney general, William Barr, and his team are preparing a summary of the special counsel’s report for Congress.
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Barr to Deliver Mueller’s Key Findings to Lawmakers Today 24 Mar 3:07pm Barr to Deliver Mueller’s Key Findings to Lawmakers Today
The attorney general will release the main findings of the closely watched investigation into Russia’s election interference and whether Trump associates conspired.
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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Awaiting the Summary’s Release 24 Mar 2:43pm Updated Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: Awaiting the Summary’s Release
The attorney general, William Barr, and his team are preparing a summary of the special counsel’s report for Congress.
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24 Mar 2:13pm Gillibrand delivers kickoff speech in front of Trump hotel
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand delivered a speech Sunday in front of Trump International Hotel, kicking off her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination after formally joining the race earlier this month.
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24 Mar 2:12pm Mueller report is just the start of a new Russia showdown
Robert Mueller's latest service to America is all but complete. But the reverberations from his yet-to-be-revealed report could amount to inestimable political and constitutional consequences.
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24 Mar 1:59pm Updated Senate candidate Mark Kelly returns $55,000 from paid speech in United Arab Emirates
Former astronaut Mark Kelly this week returned $55,000 he was paid for a speech in the United Arab Emirates last year at an event sponsored by the country's crown prince and attended by leaders of the country.
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Democrats, Awaiting Mueller Report Findings, Vow to Press On With Their Inquiries 24 Mar 1:02pm Updated Democrats, Awaiting Mueller Report Findings, Vow to Press On With Their Inquiries
“The job of Congress is much broader than the job of the special counsel,” one top Democrat said as his party and Republicans jostled to set expectations over the report.
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Right and Left React to the Mueller Report 24 Mar 12:31pm Right and Left React to the Mueller Report
Writers across the political spectrum offered their takes on the much-anticipated delivery of the Mueller report.
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Petition to revoke Article 50 reaches five million 24 Mar 10:21am Petition to revoke Article 50 reaches five million
A petition for parliament to revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU has reached 5,000,000 signatures.
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Brexit: Ministers back Theresa May amid reports of a coup 24 Mar 9:20am Updated Brexit: Ministers back Theresa May amid reports of a coup
The chancellor, the Brexit secretary and the PM's de facto deputy defend the prime minister's position.
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24 Mar 9:12am Pete Buttigieg is having a moment
Pete Buttigieg can tell that things have changed.
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24 Mar 8:21am Updated Prosecutors suggest Paul Manafort may be trying to get $1 million out of his forfeiture
Prosecutors suspect Paul Manafort might be trying to secretly claw back about a million dollars he agreed to hand over to the government for his financial crimes — and he could be using the same type of shell company at the core of his legal problems to fake a loan.
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Brexit: Theresa May urged to quit to help deal pass 24 Mar 6:48am Updated Brexit: Theresa May urged to quit to help deal pass
Senior Tories may back the PM's deal if they know she will not lead the next stage of EU negotiations.
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Father of four who captained University Challenge team - who is David Lidington? 24 Mar 5:30am Father of four who captained University Challenge team - who is David Lidington?
He is Theresa May's de facto deputy who could soon succeed her as prime minister amid reports of a full-scale cabinet coup to oust her.
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Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent in American History.’ 24 Mar 12:01am Updated Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent in American History.’
Unlike Obamacare, emerging plans would sweep away the private health insurance system. What would that mean for the companies’ workers, the stock market and the cost of care?
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