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Sheriffs group remains unsatisfied with sentencing bill

Washington Post - 1 hour 4 min ago
Revisions made to win broad support still don’t address concerns, the association says.

GOP shrugs at Trump's involvement in Cohen payments

CNN - 1 hour 6 min ago
President Donald Trump on Friday was implicated by prosecutors in two crimes committed by his former attorney Michael Cohen.

Maria Butina appears to have reached a plea deal and will tell investigators about her interactions with her Russian handlers, a source says

CNN - 1 hour 7 min ago
Accused Russian spy Maria Butina appears to have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Trump says Cohen's guilty plea is like the Obama campaign's civil fine. There's no comparison, experts say.

CNN - 1 hour 10 min ago
President Donald Trump on Monday sought to downplay the campaign-finance crimes of his former attorney Michael Cohen by returning to a theme he's sounded before: Comparing Cohen's actions to a civil violation of federal election law by President Barack Obama's first campaign.

Bharara: Unusual for accused spy to cooperate

CNN - 1 hour 17 min ago
Maria Butina, an accused Russian spy who nuzzled up to the National Rifle Association before the 2016 election, has begun cooperating with federal prosecutors after agreeing to a plea deal in recent days, according to a source familiar with the matter.

What’s Next, Mrs. May?

NY Times - 1 hour 20 min ago
The only thing clear about Brexit is that there will be more confusion.

Jailed Huawei CFO's bail decision pushed to Tuesday as tensions persist

CNN - 1 hour 27 min ago
The chief financial officer of Chinese tech company Huawei will have to wait another day to learn if she'll be let go on bail.

‘There was no Plan B’: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down

Washington Post - 1 hour 27 min ago
The position has proved to be a particularly thankless task in this White House, and the two people to hold the job have been left with their reputations diminished.

Trump Is Unwilling to Tackle Climate Change. China Must Step Up.

NY Times - 1 hour 30 min ago
China can do more. The planet depends on it.

Newly Released Documents Detail Sandy Hook Shooter’s Troubled State of Mind

NY Times - 1 hour 32 min ago
The gunman’s writings, school work and psychiatric records were among the documents detailed in stories published by The Hartford Courant.

Analysis: Even James Comey is numb to all of this

CNN - 1 hour 37 min ago
President Donald Trump fired James Comey as the head of the FBI. He has described Comey as a liar and a leaker. He has said he did the country a favor by firing Comey.

Album Review: XXXTentacion Left Splinters Amid the Wreckage on ‘Skins’

NY Times - 1 hour 39 min ago
The singer and rapper was known for blending genres and channeling disaffection. His first posthumous album is a threadbare version of the work that made him famous.

GOP senator on allegations: I don't care

CNN - 1 hour 45 min ago
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) shrugs off news that federal prosecutors implicate President Trump in two crimes committed by his former attorney Michael Cohen.

Ocasio-Cortez gets promise of 'Green New Deal'

CNN - 2 hours 2 min ago
Right-wing media outlets seem to be waging a coordinated campaign to portray US Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a dimwit radical. Their efforts will backfire. She is in fact championing the smartest, most practical idea in US politics to address two urgent problems: climate change and poverty.

Opinion: Trump better hope he wins in 2020

CNN - 2 hours 5 min ago
Let's be clear. Friday's filings by federal prosecutors backed President Donald Trump into a corner. And his Monday morning rage-tweeting indicates he may be beginning to grasp his limited options moving forward.

Asia and Australia Edition: Brexit, Huawei, India: Your Tuesday Briefing

NY Times - 2 hours 7 min ago
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A Conflicted War: MS-13, Trump and America’s Stake in El Salvador’s Security

NY Times - 2 hours 7 min ago
U.S. investment is guiding the fight to contain the violence in El Salvador, even as President Trump hurls insults and threatens to walk away.

Facing Defeat, Theresa May Seeks Delay on Brexit Vote in Parliament

NY Times - 2 hours 8 min ago
The prime minister’s agreement with the European Union had seemed headed for decisive rejection on Tuesday. She will try to shore up support among Conservative lawmakers.
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