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House panel to question Hope Hicks over Russia probe: report

President Trump’s communications director Hope Hicks is set to meet with a House committee as early as this week to discuss Russian election meddling, CNN reported Monday. One of Trump’s closest aides, Hicks, 29, will face questions on what she ...

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AG Jeff Sessions orders review of Obama’s Hezbollah drug probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday called for a review of a law enforcement program targeting drug trafficking by Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group that was reportedly hindered by the Obama administration. The initiative, dubbed “Project Cassandra,” was launched in 2008 ...

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Flynn’s testimony in Mueller probe sparks divide on impact

Lawmakers and legal experts are divided on how much gravitas Michael Flynn’s testimony could bring to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. “Bob Mueller must have concluded that he was getting a lot of value in terms of General Flynn’s ...

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Top investigator cut from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts

A top FBI agent was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators after sending anti-Trump texts to a fellow FBI employee he was having an affair with, according to reports on Saturday. The agent, Peter Strzok, was taken ...

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New York radio personality is subpoenaed in Russia probe

A New York-based comedian and radio personality who was reportedly in contact with both Trump associate Roger Stone and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is now embroiled in the Russia investigation. Randy Credico, who has been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence ...

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‘House of Cards’ hiatus extended in wake of Kevin Spacey probe

The production hiatus on “House of Cards” has been extended an additional two weeks as an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against former star Kevin Spacey continues to press on. Production on the Netflix drama has been halted since Oct. ...

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Capitol Police probe nude pic of GOP congressman as revenge porn

Texas Republican Joe Barton’s private parts are now a police matter. An embarrassing nude photo of Barton surfaced on social media earlier this week and quickly went viral, putting the 68-year-old congressman in an uncomfortable position. Barton apologized for the ...

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Feds probe deal linking Weinstein, amfAR in laundering scheme

Harvey Weinstein is in the hot seat with federal prosecutors for what one source called a possible “money laundering scheme” involving amfAR and its fashion designer chairman Kenneth Cole. The new federal criminal probe, first reported by the New York ...

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MTA urged to probe waste site sparking toxic fires by LIRR tracks

A waste facility with a checkered history right next to the Long Island Rail Road tracks in Brooklyn should be investigated and booted from its space, community activists and elected officials say. Brooklyn Resource Recovery has been using 45,000 square ...

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N.Y. assemblyman: Probe Cy Vance dropping case against Trump kids

ALBANY — An assemblyman wants the state Attorney General to probe Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.’s decision to drop a case against two of President Trump’s kids. Vance received a $ 31,000 reelection campaign donation from Trump’s personal lawyer ...

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