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Mueller report: Investigation found no evidence Trump conspired with Russia, leaves obstruction question open

Mueller report: Investigation found no evidence Trump conspired with Russia, leaves obstruction question openAttorney General William Barr delivered the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry of Russia and Trump's campaign to Congress Sunday.



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Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation may have concluded but Trump cannot breathe a sigh of relief just yet

Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation may have concluded but Trump cannot breathe a sigh of relief just yetAfter two years, more than 30 indictments or guilty pleas and close to 200 individual charges – special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is expected to be wound up within a few more days. It is up to Mr Barr as to what Congress, and by extension the US public, see of the report. Mr Barr has pledged transparency over a report that at least one US official is said to have called “comprehensive”.



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Special counsel Robert Mueller delivers report marking end of investigation into Trump's campaign, Russia

Special counsel Robert Mueller delivers report marking end of investigation into Trump's campaign, RussiaRobert Mueller has delivered his long-awaited report on Russian interference to AG William Barr, marking the end of an investigation that has shadowed President Trump.



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Trump says Mueller investigation report should be made public

Trump says Mueller investigation report should be made publicPresident Donald Trump said Wednesday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on his campaign’s possible collusion with Russia in the 2016 election should be made public. With expectations rising that Mueller will wrap up his operation within weeks after having already charged six Trump associates and over two dozen Russians, Trump said that the secret report to be submitted to the Attorney General Bill Barr should be revealed to the public.



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Trump administration refuses to hand over documents to House oversight investigation

Trump administration refuses to hand over documents to House oversight investigationThe Trump administration is committing “an unprecedented level of stonewalling, delay and obstruction” in response to congressional requests for documents and witnesses, the chair of the House oversight committee has said. Elijah Cummings, Democratic congressman for Maryland, said he had sent 12 letters to the White House on a range of topics from the “routine” to “relating to our core national security interests”. In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Mr Cummings said the subjects included White House security clearances, Donald Trump’s alleged hush money payments, and the use of taxpayer funds for lavish private planes.



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Mueller investigation probed if longstanding Trump fixer Cohen was unregistered foreign agent, search warrants reveal

Mueller investigation probed if longstanding Trump fixer Cohen was unregistered foreign agent, search warrants revealNew court filings reveal the extent of investigations Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office conducted against Donald Trump’s longtime fixer and former lawyer Michael Cohen – well before the infamous raid against him took place last year. The special counsel received warrants nearly a year before the raid to begin reading Cohen’s private email correspondence, according to court documents that were unsealed on Tuesday morning and reviewed by The Independent. Initially, the special counsel’s office had launched a probe into whether Cohen was acting as an unregistered foreign agent, an allegation he has not been charged over.



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Trump Tower in Moscow: Why did the project end and why does the Mueller investigation care so much?

Trump Tower in Moscow: Why did the project end and why does the Mueller investigation care so much?An intriguing area of focus in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Kremlin’s role in the 2016 US election is a proposed Moscow real estate deal that Donald Trump pursued while running for president despite denying at the time any links to Russia. The special counsel has revealed in court filings numerous details about the project, which never came to fruition. Further information has come from Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer who was instrumental in the negotiations, in congressional testimony and in his guilty plea to a charge of lying to Congress about the project.



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Ethiopia crash investigation needs 'considerable' time: minister

Ethiopia crash investigation needs 'considerable' time: ministerIdentifying the cause of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people and caused the worldwide grounding of a brand-new Boeing aircraft model will take “considerable time,” an Ethiopian government minister said Saturday. The crash of Flight ET 302 minutes into its flight to Nairobi on March 10 killed all onboard and caused the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft model involved in the disaster. “The investigation of such magnitude requires a careful analysis and considerable time to come up with something concrete,” transport minister Dagmawit Moges told a press conference.



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College admissions scandal investigation began with tip from Los Angeles man: Report

College admissions scandal investigation began with tip from Los Angeles man: ReportMorrie Tobin was reportedly being investigated in connection with an unrelated securities-fraud case when he tipped the FBI off to Operation Varsity Blues.



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Trump says 'there should be no Mueller report' in furious rant, as president escalates campaign to undermine Russia investigation

Trump says 'there should be no Mueller report' in furious rant, as president escalates campaign to undermine Russia investigationDonald Trump has said “there should be no Mueller report” in a series of tweets denouncing the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. It was just the latest misleading tirade Mr Trump has launched in recent months as the special counsel’s investigation appears to come to a close. “This was an illegal & conflicted investigation in search of a crime.



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