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Plea hearing scheduled for accused Russian spy

CNN - 3 hours 17 min ago
Maria Butina, an accused Russian spy who nuzzled up to the National Rifle Association before the 2016 election, appears to have reached a plea deal with the Justice Department, according to a new court filing in her criminal case. CNN's Sara Murray reports.

If Trump weren’t president, he’d be in ‘serious jeopardy of being charged,’ Comey says

Washington Post - 3 hours 33 min ago
The former FBI director also said the “giant is awakening” and called on Americans to “hold [Trump] accountable” in 2020.

Officials enabled Nassar's abuse of athletes, investigation reveals

CNN - 3 hours 40 min ago
An independent investigation reveals numerous institutions and individuals enabled former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar's abuse of young athletes, including Michigan State University, the US Olympic Committee and multiple law enforcement agencies.

Brexit vote delayed as May pulls the plug

CNN - 3 hours 48 min ago
Britain's big Brexit decision appears to have been delayed.

A US-led delegation went to a climate conference to promote coal. They were met with laughter.

CNN - 3 hours 49 min ago
The American delegation came to promote coal.

It’s not just the number of Trump-Russia contacts. It’s the timing.

Washington Post - 3 hours 52 min ago
The busiest period for contacts between Russia and Trumpworld? From the primaries to the convention.

Trump grows anxious over his political future

CNN - 3 hours 53 min ago
While President Donald Trump and Nick Ayers were still in the middle of negotiations about him replacing John Kelly as chief of staff, Trump had already given Ayers a task. He wanted him to conduct a thorough review of how the West Wing operates, including evaluating staffing, in order to make it more politically focused over the next two years.

Trump's tweet comes back to haunt him

CNN - 3 hours 56 min ago
As a civilian in 2012, Donald Trump knocked President Barack Obama on Twitter for having three "chief of staffs," CNN's Jake Tapper discusses with the panel.

2018 In Review: What Happened In The World Of Big Tech

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 59 min ago

Growing awareness of privacy scandals and the spread of misinformation on social media may mean our love affair with technology has ended, and a new era of regulation is about to begin.

Californians Face Tax Deadlines After Devastating Fires

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 59 min ago

Property taxes are due in California Monday. In Butte County, people who lost their homes to fire are rushing to defer taxes and get their property reassessed. The towns have lost millions in property tax revenue.

U.S. And Philippines To End 117-Year-Old Feud As Church Bells Return

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 59 min ago

This week the United States and the Philippines end a 117-year-old feud. Church bells carted off by American soldiers during the U.S.-Philippines War will be formally handed in at a Manila air base.

French President Macron Makes Concessions To 'Yellow Vest' Protesters

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 59 min ago

French President Emmanuel Macron made concessions, including an increase in the minimum wage, to the "yellow vest" protesters, who have been disrupting daily life in France for weeks.

How The New Filings In The Michael Cohen Case Put President Trump In Legal Jeopardy

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 59 min ago

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with former Assistant U.S. Attorney Nick Akerman about the latest filings in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and what they could mean for President Trump.

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell Weighs In On Updates In Special Counsel's Investigation

NPR All Things Considered - 3 hours 59 min ago

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., about Democrats' focus on possible campaign finance crimes by the Trump campaign, following news from the special counsel's investigation.

What Happens When You Reply All to 22,000 State Workers

NY Times - 4 hours 5 min ago
Reply All, the scourge that has afflicted office workers everywhere, has hit 22,000 government employees in Utah.

Schiff: Trump could face jail time

CNN - 4 hours 6 min ago
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said that President Trump could "face the real prospect of jail time" during an interview on CBS's "Face the Nation."

Wall St. Ignored Signs of Trouble for Months. Now It Sees Risks Everywhere.

NY Times - 4 hours 7 min ago
For stock investors in the United States, the political and economic outlooks have suddenly become ominous. More volatility could be in store this week.
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