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State Department Warns 'Terrorists' May Plot More Attacks in Sri Lanka After Deadly Easter Bombings

State Department Warns 'Terrorists' May Plot More Attacks in Sri Lanka After Deadly Easter BombingsThe State Department advises "increased caution due to terrorism" after a series of bombings Sunday killed at least 290 people



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President Donald Trump tweets 'Game Over' after Justice Department releases redacted Mueller report

President Donald Trump tweets 'Game Over' after Justice Department releases redacted Mueller reportPresident Trump tweets ahead of Robert Mueller report, saying in Game of Thrones tweet, "Game Over."



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Treasury Department misses deadline to hand over Trump's tax returns, asks for more time

Treasury Department misses deadline to hand over Trump's tax returns, asks for more timeThe Treasury Department said it would not hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns by Wednesday.



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College admissions scandal: Education Department launches investigation into universities

College admissions scandal: Education Department launches investigation into universitiesThe U.S. Department of Education will open a "preliminary investigation" into the colleges implicated in a massive admissions scandal.



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Justice Department offers no clue when Mueller's full report could be released; House leaders want it April 2

Justice Department offers no clue when Mueller's full report could be released; House leaders want it April 2Congressional Democrats intensified their demands on Monday to see the full results of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Trump, Russia.



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Mueller report does not have proof of Trump crimes: Justice Department

Mueller report does not have proof of Trump crimes: Justice DepartmentU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election did not find that President Donald Trump committed a crime but also does not exonerate him, according to a summary of Mueller’s findings released on Sunday. Mueller, who spent nearly two years investigating allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 election to help Trump defeat his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton, also found no evidence that any member of Trump’s election campaign conspired with Russia during the election.



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Mueller report finds no evidence that Trump campaign colluded with Russia: Justice Department

Mueller report finds no evidence that Trump campaign colluded with Russia: Justice DepartmentIn a major political victory for Trump, who quickly hailed the announcement as “complete and total exoneration,” Mueller’s nearly two years of investigation ended with a finding that no one in Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated with the Russian government,” according to a summary of Mueller’s findings. The long-awaited report into whether Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to help the Republican defeat his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, marked a major milestone of his presidency as he prepares for his 2020 re-election battle. Mueller himself did not reach a conclusion on whether Trump broke the law by interfering with the various probes into the 2016 election that have cast a pall over his presidency, but presented his evidence to Barr to make a determination.



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Waiting for the Mueller report: Justice Department will not reveal conclusions of Russia inquiry on Saturday

Waiting for the Mueller report: Justice Department will not reveal conclusions of Russia inquiry on SaturdayThe "principal conclusions" of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on President Trump and Russian election interference will not reach Congress Saturday.



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US State Department under fire for secrecy surrounding 'faith-based media' press conference

US State Department under fire for secrecy surrounding 'faith-based media' press conferenceThe US State Department has raised concerns among the American press after conducting a conference call exclusively with “faith based media” outlets. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo reportedly participated in the Monday afternoon press call. Reporters from networks across the country are typically provided the opportunity to listen to these State Department calls and ask questions about news developments and upcoming announcements.



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Justice Department taps Mueller prosecutor to enforce foreign lobbying disclosure

Justice Department taps Mueller prosecutor to enforce foreign lobbying disclosureBrandon Van Grack, a prosecutor in the Justice Department’s national security division who was on Mueller’s team until August, will lead the effort to enforce the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), the official said. “We have increased our focus into FARA prosecutions,” John Demers, Assistant Attorney General for the national security division, told lawyers at the American Bar Association’s annual white collar crime conference, held this year in New Orleans. Demers said Van Grack would lead a team of attorneys and administrative staff whose mission was to make sure the FARA law, which requires disclosure of lobbying on behalf of foreign interests, is more aggressively enforced.



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