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Bountiful man given federal prison time for bank robbery charges in California

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In January, Gregory Jerome Brown pleaded guilty to robbing banks in California, Nevada and Southern...

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DOJ: 'Only natural' to pursue possible back-channel Russia contacts in Manafort case

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller III’s office on Thursday defended their investigation into former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort by saying his long-standing ties to Russian-backed politicians, financiers and others warranted a probe...


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The Senate floor sees its first baby, but many traditions stand

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Times are changing on Capitol Hill, where for the first time in history on Thursday, an infant was permitted on the Senate floor. At least Maile Bowlsbey, newborn daughter of Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., didn’t ignore the dress code. “She’s wearing a...


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Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

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Tiny Maile Pearl made Senate history Thursday without making a sound.


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Prosecutor: Prince thought he was taking common painkiller

Prince Death Investigation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill containing the dangerously powerful drug fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday as he announced that no charges would be filed in the musician’s death. Carver County Attorney Mark...


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The Latest: Cosby expert doubts impact of small blue pills

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A defense drug expert says he doesn’t know of any small blue pill that could have produced the symptoms that Bill Cosby’s chief accuser described on the night she says the comedian gave her pills...


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AT&T's CEO took the stand in the Time Warner trial. Here's what he said.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - In the end, it was always going to be Time Warner. In his most detailed comments to date about how the AT&T-Time Warner merger came to be, AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson said Thursday that he spent hours in his home office during summer 2016...


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Hillary Clinton to headline fundraiser for Washington schools next month

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Hillary Clinton is scheduled to headline a fundraiser in the District of Columbia next month commemorating the 20th anniversary of Maya Angelou Schools, a group of alternative charter schools for disadvantaged teenagers, many of whom have juvenile records. The schools...


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Cohen now wants to stay out of court

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Ironically, the “fixer” for President Donald Trump who over the years used threats of legal action to intimidate the Trump Organization’s opponents and claimants, now wants to stay as far from courtrooms as possible. Whether it was stupidly attempting to enforce a...


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The Latest: EMT surprised Prince needed 2 shots for overdose

Prince Death Investigation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Prince’s death (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Newly released investigative documents in Prince’s death show a paramedic’s surprise that it took two shots of an opioid antidote to revive the pop superstar after his plane made an emergency landing....


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Trump just took the first step of an aggressive effort to drill in the Arctic

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The Trump administration took the first step Thursday toward an aggressive effort to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, one of the country’s most pristine and environmentally sensitive areas. The Bureau of Land Management, a division of...


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