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Roger Stone denies using Instagram post to threaten federal judge presiding over his case

Roger Stone denies using Instagram post to threaten federal judge presiding over his caseThe original post showed a photo of U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson with a backdrop that appears to include gun crosshairs.



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Cuba denies military in Venezuela, charges U.S. readies intervention

Cuba denies military in Venezuela, charges U.S. readies interventionU.S. President Donald Trump and members of the administration have charged that Cuba’s security forces and military control Venezuela’s and that troops are also on the ground there. “Our government categorically and energetically rejects this slander,” Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said at a Havana press conference, adding all of the some 20,000 Cubans in Venezuela were civilians, most health professionals. Communist-run Cuba has been a key backer of the Venezuelan government since the Bolivarian Revolution that began under former leader Hugo Chavez in 1998.



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China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet died

China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet diedChina hit back on Monday at Turkish criticism over its treatment of Uighurs and denied Ankara’s claim that a renowned poet from the Muslim minority had died in custody, calling it an “absurd lie”. Turkey’s foreign ministry had released a statement on Saturday severely criticising China’s mass detentions of its Turkic-speaking Uighurs, and claiming that poet Abdurehim Heyit had died serving an eight-year Chinese prison sentence imposed as punishment over “one of his songs”. “China has made solemn representations toward Turkey.



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American Media lawyer denies attempt at blackmail, extortion of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

American Media lawyer denies attempt at blackmail, extortion of Amazon CEO Jeff BezosA lawyer for National Enquirer owner American Media's CEO defended the company's talks with Jeff Bezos, saying the company did nothing illegal.



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Lawyer denies tabloid blackmailed Amazon boss Bezos

Lawyer denies tabloid blackmailed Amazon boss BezosA lawyer denied Sunday allegations by Jeff Bezos that the National Enquirer tabloid had tried to extort and blackmail him, insisting that embarrassing photographs were obtained from a “reliable” source. “What happened was the story was given to the National Enquirer by a reliable source that had been given information to the National Enquirer for seven years prior to the story.



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Ivanka Trump denies president issued security clearances for her or husband Jared Kushner

Ivanka Trump denies president issued security clearances for her or husband Jared KushnerDonald Trump’s daughter, who serves as a senior adviser in the White House, denied on Friday that her father was involved in issuing security clearances for her or her husband, Jared Kushner. Ivanka Trump made the remarks during an interview with ABC News host Abby Huntsman in an interview for The View. “There were anonymous leaks about there being issues,” Ms Trump said.



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Virginia lieutenant governor denies second sexual assault allegation

Virginia lieutenant governor denies second sexual assault allegationThe firm, New Jersey-based Smith Mullin, said Watson was “not seeking any financial damages,” and said her attorneys had notified Fairfax through his lawyers “that Ms. Watson hopes he will resign from public office.” The latest accusation deepened a political crisis in Virginia that began with the revelation last Friday that Northam’s medical school yearbook page contained a racist photo, followed by admissions from Northam and the state’s attorney general, Mark Herring, that each had darkened their faces to imitate black performers in separate incidents during the 1980s. Should all three men be forced to resign, Democrats would lose the governorship to the state’s Republican speaker of the House of Delegates, who is third in the line of succession, after Fairfax and Herring.



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Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax acknowledges 2004 consensual encounter with accuser, denies sexual assault

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax acknowledges 2004 consensual encounter with accuser, denies sexual assaultVirginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax acknowledges that he had a consensual encounter with a colleague in a Boston hotel during the 2004 Democratic national convention but flatly denies her charges of sexual assault.



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Northam’s Would-Be Successor Denies Sexual-Assault Accusation

Northam’s Would-Be Successor Denies Sexual-Assault Accusation“Lt. Governor Fairfax has an outstanding and well-earned reputation for treating people with dignity and respect,” read a statement from Fairfax’s chief of staff and communications director. The statement appears to reference an accusation from Vanessa Tyson, a professor at Scripps College in California, who claims Fairfax sexually assaulted her at the Democratic National Convention in 2004. “Imagine you were sexually assaulted during the DNC Convention in Boston in 2004 by a campaign staffer.



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Manafort denies lying to investigators after plea agreement

Manafort denies lying to investigators after plea agreementWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman on Wednesday denied allegations he lied to investigators after he began cooperating with them.



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