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Special counsel says up to 6 months jail 'warranted' for Trump aide-turned cooperating witness

Obtained by ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller is recommending a judge sentence one-time Donald Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos to up to six months in jail for lying to the FBI, a request that factors in his pledge to cooperate with the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections, according to documents filed with the court.Prosecutors did not make a specific recommendation but said a sentence within the guideline range of up to six months imprisonment was "appropriate and warranted."Papadopoulos, who had ...

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The conservative DC legal group behind a challenge to Mueller probe

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The latest legal challenge to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, now heading to the U.S. Court of Appeals, is being steered by a veteran Washington legal group that has a history of taking on Democrats and is bankrolled, in part, by longstanding Republican donors.The National Legal and Policy Center is backing a subpoena fight launched by Andrew Miller, a former associate of Trump confidant and political provocateur Roger Stone, who has refused a demand from prosecutors to appear before a grand jury. ...

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HUD files formal complaint against Facebook for housing discrimination

Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Housing and Urban Development has filed a formal complaint against Facebook for allowing landlords to target specific racial groups or other demographic groups in violation of the Fair Housing Act.Facebook has previously faced lawsuits from housing groups after ProPublica reported in 2016 that advertisements for rental homes were targeting ads based on an "affinity" for demographics like African-American, Asian-American or Hispanic or excluding people interested in terms that could be associated with protected groups.HUD's complaint ...

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Federal officials reiterate drone threat in intel bulletin

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal officials this week warned police around the country that drones are posing an ever-growing threat to safety and security.Citing the Aug. 4 attack during an appearance of Venezuela’s president, the FBI, Department of Homeland Security and National Counterterrorism Center issued an intelligence bulletin with the starkest of warnings: “An attack could be conducted by one person or several people using a commercially available, off-the-shelf (drone) to target venues which attract large crowds, such as sporting facilities, concerts, and transportation terminals, or public ...

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Trump says he'll likely strip 'dossier'-linked DOJ official of security clearance

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Friday said he is on the verge of stripping the security clearance of a longtime Justice Department official who has emerged as a target and political talking point for Republicans upset over special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation."I think Bruce Ohr is a disgrace. I suspect I’ll be taking it away very quickly," Trump said of Ohr's security clearance on Friday, just two days after the White House announced it had taken away clearances for former CIA director John ...

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Spanish police nab South Florida supermarket mogul wanted in 2011 alleged slaying of wife's lover

Google Maps(MADRID) -- A former co-owner of a grocery chain in South Florida who police say is the alleged mastermind behind the slaying of his wife's secret lover has been arrested in Spain this week after seven years on the run, authorities said.The Miami-Dade Police Department, which is investigating the case, received a call from Spanish authorities on Tuesday that they had detained Manuel Marin, 64, after making contact with him and realizing that he was wanted in the United States for second-degree murder, among ...

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Thousands could lose Medicaid coverage as states enforce work requirements

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of Americans -- many low-income -- are at risk of losing Medicaid health care insurance coverage as states implement work requirements pushed and approved by the Trump administration.In Arkansas, more than 5,400 people failed to comply with the work requirements for the past two months, according to a monthly report provided by the Arkansas Department of Human Services putting them in a position to lose their coverage if they don't comply in August.If residents don't submit information that proves they work, ...

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YTMT Logo Leftists and their delusions.

Bright-eyed lefties look at America’s wealth and they say to themselves, “There’s plenty to go around. Let’s spread it.”

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