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Feds opposes unsealing affidavit for Mar-a-Lago warrant

Feds opposes unsealing affidavit for Mar-a-Lago warrant

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Monday rebuffed efforts to make public the affidavit supporting the search warrant for former President Donald Trump’s estate in Florida, saying the investigation “implies highly classified material” and the document contains sensitive information about witnesses. The government’s opposition came in response to court filings by several news organizations, …

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Trump Executive Nears Plea Deal With Manhattan Prosecutors

Trump Executive Nears Plea Deal With Manhattan Prosecutors

A senior executive at Donald J. Trump’s family business who was charged with participating in a yearslong tax scheme is nearing a deal with Manhattan prosecutors but will not cooperate with a broader investigation into Mr. Trump, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. If it becomes final, a plea deal for the …

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Giuliani Is a Target in Georgia's Trump Election Inquiry, Lawyer Says

Giuliani Is a Target in Georgia’s Trump Election Inquiry, Lawyer Says

ATLANTA — The legal pressures on Donald J. Trump and his closest allies intensified further on Monday, as prosecutors informed his former personal attorney, Rudolph W. Giuliani, that Mr. Giuliani is a target of a wide-ranging criminal investigation into election interference in Georgia. The notification came on the same day that a federal judge rejected …

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Cheney and Murkowski: Trump critics facing divergent futures

Cheney and Murkowski: Trump critics facing divergent futures

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — They hail from their states’ most prominent Republican families. They have been among the GOP’s sharpest critics of former President Donald Trump. And after the Jan. 6 insurrectionthey supported his impeachment. But for all their similarities, the political fortunes of US Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and US Rep. Liz Cheney …

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Republicans push to see affidavit that justified FBI search of Trump's home

Republicans push to see affidavit that justified FBI search of Trump’s home

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Republicans stepped up calls on Sunday for the release of an FBI affidavit showing the justification for its seizure of documents at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home amid reports of heightened threats against federal law enforcement personnel . A search warrant released last week after the unprecedented search showed …

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US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan with China tensions simmering

US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan with China tensions simmering

TAIPEI/WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – A delegation of US lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday for a two-day trip during which they will meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to visit while there are military tensions between the self-ruled island and China. Beijing, which claims democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory, has …

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1 dead, 17 injured after car crashes into crowd at fundraiser for fire victims

1 dead, 17 injured after car crashes into crowd at fundraiser for fire victims

At least one person was killed and 17 others were injured when a car crashed into a crowd gathered at a Pennsylvania bar to support the victims of a recent deadly fire, state police said. Geisinger Hospital confirmed in a statement that they were providing care for more than 15 patients, including four in critical …

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