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Julian Assange Arrested in London as U.S. Unseals Hacking Conspiracy Indictment 11 Apr 10:49pm Updated Julian Assange Arrested in London as U.S. Unseals Hacking Conspiracy Indictment
Mr. Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, took refuge in 2012 in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. He was arrested there on Thursday after Ecuador revoked his asylum status.
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After Internal Divisions, Pelosi and House Democrats Seek to Regroup 11 Apr 9:58pm Updated After Internal Divisions, Pelosi and House Democrats Seek to Regroup
House Democratic leaders criticized the president on immigration and Fed picks but also hoped to cut deals with him and Senate Republicans to deliver campaign promises.
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Brexit backlash: Party activists fear hostility could turn sinister 11 Apr 9:57pm Brexit backlash: Party activists fear hostility could turn sinister
Activists for political parties are hardy souls.
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Comey Defends Trump Campaign Surveillance: ‘I Have Never Thought of That as Spying’ 11 Apr 9:55pm Updated Comey Defends Trump Campaign Surveillance: ‘I Have Never Thought of That as Spying’
Mr. Comey, who oversaw the inquiry into ties between President Trump’s associates and Russia, said he knew of no illegal surveillance directed at the campaign.
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Gregory Craig, Ex-Obama Aide, Is Indicted on Charges of Lying to Justice Dept. 11 Apr 8:52pm Updated Gregory Craig, Ex-Obama Aide, Is Indicted on Charges of Lying to Justice Dept.
The charges grew out of the investigation led by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, and involve work steered to Mr. Craig by Paul Manafort.
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11 Apr 8:35pm Updated Former Obama WH counsel Greg Craig indicted in charges connected to Mueller probe
A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted Greg Craig, a prominent Democratic attorney who worked for two presidents, charging him with false statements and concealing material information in connection with work he performed for Ukraine.
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11 Apr 8:14pm US solicitor general weighs in on cross-border shooting case
Lawyers for the Trump administration told the Supreme Court on Thursday night that the family of a teen who was shot to death in Mexico by a Border Patrol agent standing on US soil cannot come to US courts and sue for damages.
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Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder arrested in London 11 Apr 8:13pm Updated Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder arrested in London
He faces extradition to the US for his alleged role in one of the largest leaks of government secrets.
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11 Apr 8:00pm The Point: SURPRISE! The budget deficit is soaring!
Here's a headline you might have missed amid the onslaught of news about Julian Assange, William Barr, Nipsey Hussle and Michael Avenatti: "US budget deficit running 15% higher than a year ago."
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After Arrest of Julian Assange, the Russian Mysteries Remain 11 Apr 7:57pm Updated After Arrest of Julian Assange, the Russian Mysteries Remain
An indictment charging Mr. Assange with conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer does not mention WikiLeaks’ role in Russia’s interference in the 2016 campaign.
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11 Apr 7:18pm READ: Judicial Council ruling regarding Judge Maryanne Trump Barry
President Donald Trump's older sister, federal appellate Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, retired recently, ending a judicial investigation into whether she broke judicial conduct rules by committing tax fraud, according to a still-unreleased court filing.
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11 Apr 7:06pm ICE acting deputy director tapped to lead agency
The acting deputy director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been tapped to lead the agency, according to an email sent to ICE employees Thursday.
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On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Twitter Is a Big Deal in Politics. That Doesn’t Make It Right. 11 Apr 7:03pm On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Twitter Is a Big Deal in Politics. That Doesn’t Make It Right.
In the On Politics newsletter: Why looking at Democratic voters through social media offers a skewed view of the party’s demographics and ideology.
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My front row seat in a roller coaster of mutating political crises 11 Apr 6:56pm My front row seat in a roller coaster of mutating political crises
It's been a half decade of politics that no one could have predicted. I have had a front row seat, sometimes a backstage access all areas pass too.
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On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Twitter Is Not Real Life 11 Apr 6:44pm On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Twitter Is Not Real Life
Looking at Democratic voters through social media offers a skewed view of the party’s demographics and ideology.
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Jacob A. Stein, an Eminence Among Washington Lawyers, Dies at 94 11 Apr 6:22pm Jacob A. Stein, an Eminence Among Washington Lawyers, Dies at 94
He won a rare Watergate acquittal, gained immunity for Monica Lewinsky to testify against President Clinton and, in the Reagan years, investigated Edwin Meese.
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11 Apr 6:22pm CIA director visits Afghanistan to discuss expanding US intelligence presence
CIA Director Gina Haspel visited Afghanistan this week to discuss a number of issues including maintaining and possibly expanding the US intelligence presence in the country, according to sources familiar with the visit.
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Disaster Relief Usually Sails Through Congress. The Sticking Point Now: Puerto Rico. 11 Apr 6:03pm Updated Disaster Relief Usually Sails Through Congress. The Sticking Point Now: Puerto Rico.
Victims of natural disasters across the country want aid, but President Trump is unwilling to send additional money to Puerto Rico, and Democrats don’t want to let him skip it.
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Trump Says He’s Open to Third North Korea Meeting, and ‘Smaller Deals’ Are Possible 11 Apr 6:03pm Updated Trump Says He’s Open to Third North Korea Meeting, and ‘Smaller Deals’ Are Possible
President Trump opened the door to a piecemeal approach that could allow him and Kim Jong-un to resuscitate negotiations that foundered on an inability to seal a blockbuster deal.
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11 Apr 5:34pm Updated Letters from Joe Biden reveal how he sought support of segregationists in fight against busing
Joe Biden's road to a third presidential bid has been lined with a series of explanations and apologies, illustrating the challenges of preparing a long record of public service for fresh scrutiny under the spotlight of the 2020 campaign.
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11 Apr 5:32pm Updated New York Post cover featuring Ilhan Omar quote infuriates Democratic colleagues
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar's fellow freshman lawmakers are coming to the Minnesota congresswoman's defense Thursday after remarks she made referencing 9/11 as "some people did something" were criticized in a New York Post cover that featured the Twin Towers.
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Gregory Craig, Former Obama Aide, Indicted on Charges of Lying to Justice Department 11 Apr 5:07pm Updated Gregory Craig, Former Obama Aide, Indicted on Charges of Lying to Justice Department
The charges grew out of the investigation led by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, and involve work steered to Mr. Craig by Paul Manafort.
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Jacob A. Stein, a Dean Among Washington Lawyers, Dies at 94 11 Apr 4:52pm Jacob A. Stein, a Dean Among Washington Lawyers, Dies at 94
He won a rare Watergate acquittal, gained immunity for Monica Lewinsky to testify against President Clinton and, in the Reagan years, investigated Edwin Meese.
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Biden, Despite Troubles, Tops Democratic Contenders in Poll of Iowa Voters 11 Apr 4:04pm Updated Biden, Despite Troubles, Tops Democratic Contenders in Poll of Iowa Voters
The poll, conducted by Monmouth University, also indicated that support for Mayor Pete Buttigieg is on the rise.
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11 Apr 3:31pm Updated Senate votes to confirm Bernhardt to be interior secretary
The Senate on Thursday confirmed David Bernhardt, a former fossil fuel lobbyist, to be the next Interior secretary. The vote was 56-41.
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Brexit: Theresa May defends 31 October delay to MPs 11 Apr 3:16pm Updated Brexit: Theresa May defends 31 October delay to MPs
The PM vows to work on reaching an agreement with Labour ahead of the EU's new 31 October deadline.
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11 Apr 3:06pm Updated Kevin Hassett applauds Democrat for calling out lack of diversity among bank executives
White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett on Thursday sided with a Democratic lawmaker who called out the lack of diversity among bank executives during a congressional hearing this week, saying the congressman was "right to raise that issue."
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11 Apr 2:53pm Updated Michael Avenatti indicted on 36 counts, accused of embezzling tens of millions of dollars
A federal grand jury in Los Angeles has indicted celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti on 36 counts, the US attorney's office for the Central District of California said on Thursday.
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Julian Assange Charged by U.S. With Conspiracy to Hack a Government Computer 11 Apr 2:51pm Updated Julian Assange Charged by U.S. With Conspiracy to Hack a Government Computer
Mr. Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, took refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London in 2012. He was arrested there on Thursday after Ecuador revoked his asylum status.
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11 Apr 2:49pm READ: Indictment of Greg Craig
Greg Craig, a prominent Democratic lawyer and former White House counsel in the Obama administration, has been indicted by federal prosecutors in a case that stems from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
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11 Apr 1:17pm New polls in Iowa and New Hampshire show Pete Buttigieg on the rise
Two new polls from the states that will be the first to weigh in on the Democratic field next year show former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders continue to stand ahead of the rest of the field, and provide the best evidence yet that the small group of candidates standing just behind those two includes South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.
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Senate Expected to Confirm Bernhardt as Interior Chief Amid Calls for Investigations Into His Conduct 11 Apr 1:02pm Senate Expected to Confirm Bernhardt as Interior Chief Amid Calls for Investigations Into His Conduct
The former oil lobbyist has already played a central role in designing many of President Trump’s policies for expanding drilling and mining.
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11 Apr 11:58am The high-stakes meeting Trump hopes will help end the North Korea stalemate
President Donald Trump will sit down with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in at the White House on Thursday to discuss how to revive the diplomatic process between the US and North Korea.
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With Brexit delayed until October, MPs cheer as they get Easter break 11 Apr 11:39am With Brexit delayed until October, MPs cheer as they get Easter break
Theresa May has confirmed she plans to call another vote on her Brexit deal "soon" - but MPs have been granted an Easter recess so they can take time to "reflect on the issues".
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11 Apr 11:38am Updated Michael Avenatti facing 36 counts after grand jury indictment
A federal grand jury in Los Angeles has indicted celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti on 36 counts, the US attorney's office for the Central District of California said on Thursday.
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11 Apr 11:01am Updated Julian Assange indicted on conspiracy to commit computer intrusion in 2010
The Justice Department is soon expected to announce charges against Julian Assange and the cause for a US extradition request, a US official says.
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11 Apr 10:45am Updated Charges expected to be dropped against USS Fitzgerald leadership over 2017 collision
The US Navy is expected to drop criminal charges and instead issue censures in relation to the deadly 2017 collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship, according to a press release from the Navy.
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11 Apr 9:56am Analysis: How the GOP is using Ilhan Omar for political gain
Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar got in elevator on Capitol Hill Tuesday as CNN's Sunlen Serfaty shouted a final question: Did the Minnesota Democrat believe President Trump was a white nationalist?
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Why the PM fears dropping her Brexit red lines 11 Apr 9:48am Why the PM fears dropping her Brexit red lines
It was a blunt message to MPs - and not the first time we have heard it from this prime minister.
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11 Apr 9:44am READ: US indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
The US Justice Department announced Thursday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been indicted on conspiracy with Chelsea Manning to commit computer intrusion in 2010.
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11 Apr 9:36am Updated Justice Department expected to announce charges against Julian Assange soon
The Justice Department is soon expected to announce charges against Julian Assange and the cause for a US extradition request, a US official says.
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11 Apr 9:36am Updated UK police: Julian Assange arrested on behalf of US
Police entered the Ecuadorian embassy in London Thursday morning, arresting Julian Assange and bringing the Wikileaks founder's seven-year stint there to a dramatic close.
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11 Apr 9:14am Updated Texas legislators considering making abortion potentially punishable by death
Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who undergoes an abortion procedure to possibly be charged with capital murder -- a crime punishable by death in Texas.
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Brexit: Theresa May updates MPs on 31 October delay 11 Apr 8:57am Updated Brexit: Theresa May updates MPs on 31 October delay
The prime minister explains why the deadline for leaving the EU has been put back to 31 October.
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11 Apr 8:55am Analysis: Ilhan Omar is a weapon for Republicans and a headache for Democrats
Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar got in elevator on Capitol Hill Tuesday as CNN's Sunlen Serfaty shouted a final question: Did the Minnesota Democrat believe President Trump was a white nationalist?
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Julian Assange Arrested on U.S. Extradition Warrant, London Police Say 11 Apr 8:43am Julian Assange Arrested on U.S. Extradition Warrant, London Police Say
Mr. Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, took refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London in 2012. He was arrested there on Thursday after Ecuador revoked his asylum status.
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Pompeo Is Warned Against Sidestepping Congress for Conflict With Iran 11 Apr 8:35am Updated Pompeo Is Warned Against Sidestepping Congress for Conflict With Iran
Against escalating tensions with Tehran, a Republican senator says the Trump administration must understand it is not authorized to attack Iran.
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Pete Buttigieg, Gay and Christian, Challenges Religious Right on Their Own Turf 11 Apr 7:56am Updated Pete Buttigieg, Gay and Christian, Challenges Religious Right on Their Own Turf
Mr. Buttigieg has confronted evangelicals like Vice President Mike Pence, questioning the moral authority of religious leaders who have stayed silent on President Trump’s conduct.
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Brexit: UK and EU agree delay to 31 October 11 Apr 6:22am Updated Brexit: UK and EU agree delay to 31 October
Theresa May says she regrets the delay but vows to "press on" with getting MPs to back her deal.
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Brexit: How do European elections work? 11 Apr 5:10am Updated Brexit: How do European elections work?
The UK is set to take part in the elections on 23 May.
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11 Apr 4:23am Updated Freshman Democrat presses JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon over executive pay
Freshman Rep. Katie Porter stumped multimillionaire JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon during a hearing Wednesday with a simple question: How are workers supposed to make ends meet?
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11 Apr 1:56am On Politics: Barr to Look Into F.B.I. ‘Spying’ on Trump Campaign
The attorney general’s remarks are sure to please President Trump, who has alleged that his campaign was targeted out of political malice.
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Brexit: Home Office sorry for EU citizen data breach 11 Apr 1:09am Brexit: Home Office sorry for EU citizen data breach
The government blames "administrative error" for settled status scheme email revealing 240 addresses.
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Brexit: UK and EU agree Brexit delay to 31 October 11 Apr 12:56am Updated Brexit: UK and EU agree Brexit delay to 31 October
"Don't waste this time," Donald Tusk urges the UK, after agreeing on a further "flexible extension".
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Automakers Plan for Their Worst Nightmare: Regulatory Chaos After Trump’s Emissions Rollback 11 Apr 12:03am Updated Automakers Plan for Their Worst Nightmare: Regulatory Chaos After Trump’s Emissions Rollback
The matter is increasingly urgent because the Trump administration is said to have settled on the details of its rollback plan, which would quite likely split the American auto market.
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