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Smollett's lawyer cites 'overkill' after actor indicted on 16 counts of lying to police

Smollett's lawyer cites 'overkill' after actor indicted on 16 counts of lying to policeThe "Empire" star's legal woes deepened after a Chicago grand jury indicted him on 16 felony counts of lying to police about alleged hate-crime attack.



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Official cites 'unlawful' balloting in U.S. congressional vote

Official cites 'unlawful' balloting in U.S. congressional voteKim Strach, executive director of the state election board, on Monday said investigators had uncovered a “coordinated, unlawful and substantially resourced absentee ballot scheme” orchestrated by a political operative working for Harris. Strach said operative Leslie McCrae Dowless hired workers to collect absentee ballot requests from voters and then return to retrieve the ballots, in violation of state law. Lisa Britt, who worked for Dowless on the absentee ballots, testified that he instructed his workers to fill in responses for races left blank to avoid “red flags” with the local elections board.



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Trump Cites ‘Moral Duty' to Build Wall, Blasts ‘Partisan’ Probes

Trump Cites ‘Moral Duty' to Build Wall, Blasts ‘Partisan’ Probes“We have a moral duty to create an immigration system that protects the lives and jobs of our citizens,” Trump said in an 83-minute speech. “No issue better illustrates the divide between America’s working class and America’s political class than illegal immigration. Trump’s address comes with a second partial government shutdown looming in just 10 days if the president and congressional Democrats can’t resolve their differences over funding his proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico.



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Afghans wary over talks with Taliban as US cites progress

Afghans wary over talks with Taliban as US cites progressKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans are wary of peace talks with Taliban militants, even as the country's president expressed hope that U.S.-led negotiations could successfully end the long-running civil war.



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Top Huawei executive cites health issues in Canada bail request

Top Huawei executive cites health issues in Canada bail requestA top executive with Chinese telecom giant Huawei argued in court documents released Sunday that she should be released on bail from her Canadian jail while waiting possible extradition to the United States. In a sworn affidavit, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou said that she has been treated in a Canadian hospital for hypertension since she was arrested in Vancouver on December 1 for possible extradition.



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The Latest: Boeing cites airline error in Indonesian crash

The Latest: Boeing cites airline error in Indonesian crashJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a Lion Air crash on Oct. 29 in Indonesia that killed all 189 people aboard (all times local):



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Trump cites Harry Reid to back his position on birthright. He’s 25 years out of date.

Trump cites Harry Reid to back his position on birthright. He’s 25 years out of date.Harry Reid on Wednesday responded to President Trump after the commander in chief used a speech the former Democratic senator from Nevada made 25 years ago to justify a push to end birthright citizenship.



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Rabbi cites Jesus in prayer for synagogue victims with Pence

Rabbi cites Jesus in prayer for synagogue victims with PenceWASHINGTON (AP) — A rabbi invited to pray at a Michigan campaign stop with Vice President Mike Pence for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre referenced "Jesus the Messiah" at the event.



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Trump cites the 'trauma' of the FBI investigation on Kavanaugh and his family

Trump cites the 'trauma' of the FBI investigation on Kavanaugh and his familyDuring a press conference meant to tout a trade deal, President Trump fielded questions on the FBI probe of Brett Kavanaugh.



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Ford cites hippocampus in recollection of alleged assault

Ford cites hippocampus in recollection of alleged assaultChristine Blasey Ford's testimony included scientific language to justify her memory about what happened decades ago.



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