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Trump butters up Barr amid signs of Mueller conclusion

Trump butters up Barr amid signs of Mueller conclusion

17 minutes ago   |   Politico

Facing the possible completion of a special counsel investigation that could upend his presidency, Donald Trump is lashing out at everything and everybody - except his new...
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Exclusive: How a top EPA regulator's law firm profited from the fight to roll back air rules

Exclusive: How a top EPA regulator's law firm profited from the fight to roll back air rules

55 minutes ago   |   Politico

The nation's biggest coal-burning power companies paid a top lobbying firm millions of dollars to fight a wide range of Obama-era environmental rules, documents obtained by...
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California lawmakers propose soda tax, other bills targeting sugary drinks

57 minutes ago   |   CNBC   |   3 articles

A group of California legislators on Wednesday announced a package of five bills that target sugary beverages they say contribute to diabetes, obesity and other health conditions.
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Kentucky GOP trying again with teacher pension bill

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

Republicans in Kentucky are trying again to change the state's troubled public pension plan for teachers, tapping two public school employees to put forward a bill they hope...
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New 'dark money' ad against Bill Daley invokes comparison to ex-Gov. Bruce Rauner

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The television ad war between mayoral candidate Bill Daley and a dark money political committee seeking to discredit his candidacy intensified Wednesday as the group released...
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Bill to form council on federal lands set for vote by House

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

A legislative committee on Wednesday sent a proposal to the full House to create a panel on federal lands issues. The Council on Federal Lands would be comprised of four...
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Justice Department joins lawsuit alleging fraud in companies bought by Abbott

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The U.S. government has joined a lawsuit against companies bought by Abbott Laboratories, alleging they fraudulently billed Medicare for unnecessary devices for diabetic...
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Oklahoma Legislature hurries gun carry bill to new governor

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Oklahoma adults would be able to carry a gun without training or a background check under a bill being hurried through the Republican-led Legislature to a new governor who says...
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Mueller Report Could Come as Early as Next Week: Sources

Mueller Report Could Come as Early as Next Week: Sources

2 hours ago   |   Newser

The special counsel's Russia investigation is wrapping up after nearly two years. Sources tell CNN the Justice Department is preparing for Robert Mueller's report to come in as...
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The Latest: Republicans decry Wisconsin governor's veto

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

The Latest on the Wisconsin GOP tax cut bill :
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Coast Guard officer accused of plotting domestic terror

Coast Guard officer accused of plotting domestic terror

A U.S. Coast Guard officer has been arrested after federal investigators discovered a stockpile of illegal drugs and weapons in his home that they allege were part of a plot to... Read more ...

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Read more ...

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

The Justice Department preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation. Read more ...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole 18-wheeler Pepsi truck

Police said it wasn't difficult to track down the 45-year-old suspect. Read more ...

'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite National Park

'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite National Park

Photographers in Yosemite National Park encountered the natural phenomenon known as "firefall" where lava appears to be flowing over a cliff at sunset. Read more ...

ACLU threatens to sue district after awards for 'Big Booty,' other physical...

ACLU threatens to sue district after awards for 'Big Booty,' other physical traits given to cheerleaders

The awards, allegedly handed out during a banquet attended by about 150 people, poked fun at cheerleaders' bodies. Read more ...

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

The New York Times publisher recently spoke with President Trump about this very issue during an Oval Office interview, who responded by claiming that he thinks he is a great... Read more ...

Putin warns new Russian weapons will target US if it deploys missiles to Europe

Putin warns new Russian weapons will target US if it deploys missiles to Europe

President Vladimir Putin says Russia will target new weapons at the United States should it deploy new intermediate-range missiles in Europe following Washington's withdrawal... Read more ...

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Under Suspicion Of Filing False Police Report

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Under Suspicion Of Filing False Police Report

The investigation into the alleged attack against actor Jussie Smollett has taken another turn. The "Empire" actor had claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic... Read more ...

Samsung partners with Unity to help games run better on Galaxy S10

Samsung partners with Unity to help games run better on Galaxy S10

Samsung is working with game engine maker Unity Technologies to make games run smoother on the new Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone. Read more ...