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Court filings reveal Michael Cohen offered limited cooperation, but point to new Russia contacts

Court filings reveal Michael Cohen offered limited cooperation, but point to new Russia contactsTwo teams of prosecutors filed memos in federal court on Friday describing their recommendations for how President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen should be sentenced after pleading guilty to several felonies.



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FBI Director Wray says Kavanaugh background investigation was ‘limited in scope’

FBI Director Wray says Kavanaugh background investigation was ‘limited in scope’When asked by Sen. Kamala Harris, FBI Director Christopher Wray tells a Senate committee that the background investigation into sexual assault claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was “limited in scope” as directed by the White House, but that limit was “consistent with the standard process for such investigations.”



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Syria airstrikes 'had limited impact' on Assad's ability to launch chemical attacks, despite Trump claims

Syria airstrikes 'had limited impact' on Assad's ability to launch chemical attacks, despite Trump claimsUS, British and French missile strikes on Syria had a limited impact on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s ability to carry out chemical weapons attacks, US assessments have reportedly shown. Donald Trump tweeted “Mission Accomplished” after the attacks, which members of his administration claimed had struck the heart of the country’s chemical weapons programme. The US, Britain and France destroyed three targets tied to Syria’s weapons programme, the most important of which was the Barzah Research and Development Centre.



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Shulkin on VA Political appointees: 'I Limited Access'

Shulkin on VA Political appointees: 'I Limited Access'Fired Secretary of Veterans Affairs, David Shulkin tells Chuck Todd that he did limit access to VA political appointees who were no longer “willing to be working effectively” with his team.



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EU to back May on Russia with words, but limited action

EU to back May on Russia with words, but limited actionBy Tuomas Forsell and Alastair Macdonald HELSINKI/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has a week to rally wary European Union leaders behind punitive measures against Moscow over the poisoning of a Russian former spy but will struggle to secure major EU action at an EU summit next Thursday. Despite talk of “full solidarity” with London after a “brutal attack inspired most likely by Moscow” from summit chair Donald Tusk and others in Brussels, there is profound caution in Paris and Berlin, where the bloc’s powerbrokers know European divisions run deep over how to handle President Vladimir Putin. The French government questioned May’s evidence for pinning the Salisbury attack with Soviet nerve agent on Moscow and German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned of a need to keep talking to a Russian president set to be re-elected easily on Sunday.



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North Korea Nuclear Test Leaves U.S. with Limited Options

North Korea Nuclear Test Leaves U.S. with Limited OptionsNBC's Ron Allen reports on the latest from Seoul, South Korea. With North Korea's advanced thermonuclear tests, the tensions between North Korea and U.S. allies only grow stronger.



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Trump thinks exercise is bad for you, depletes limited energy

Trump thinks exercise is bad for you, depletes limited energyPresident Trump has a peculiar theory about exercise which does not match the medical community’s conclusion that it’s healthful and worthwhile. Apparently, the president thinks that human energy resembles a battery’s energy in that it’s limited, and exercise depletes this resource.



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Starbucks unicorn frappuccinos to grace Earth for a limited time

Starbucks unicorn frappuccinos to grace Earth for a limited timeUsually rumors are just rumors, but this time they have proven true. Starbucks has confirmed that the Unicorn Frappuccino is making its way to the chain's menu from April 19-23 in U.S., Canada, and Mexico. In the press release, Starbucks explains that the drink is made "with a sweet dusting of pink powder blended into a crème Frappuccino with mango syrup, and layered with a pleasantly sour blue powder topping." SEE ALSO: 'Dumb Starbucks' Serves Up Piping Hot Mystery in L.A. Image: starbucksStarbucks promises that the drink will have the opposite effect of a Sour Patch Kid. First it will be "sweet and fruity," but stirring the drink will change the flavor to "tangy and tart." The announcement is exciting, but it probably would have had more of an impact if Starbucks baristas everywhere hadn't spoiled the announcement by posting about the Unicorn Frappuccino early on social media. The rumors first started last week when baristas posted pictures of the pink and blue powders to Reddit and speculated on what they were. Since then, baristas have started making the drink and posting their results online, as well as otherwise taking over the job of Starbucks PR. The rumors are true! Come in to your closest Starbucks April 20th to try the new Unicorn Frappuccino!(for limited time)濾 pic.twitter.com/iyYjLKEkgz — hunter (@HuntzMorgan) April 14, 2017 Unicorn Frappuccino 濾 u like? @mikeequintos haha  only available if you believe  pic.twitter.com/dDb2YfKXaw — Mikee Quintos (@onlyformikee) April 16, 2017 RIP your regular Instagram feed, because the Unicorn Frappunccino is about to invade your space for one magical week. WATCH: This mug solves the worst thing about coffee



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United incident exposes limited rights of US air passengers

United incident exposes limited rights of US air passengersThe online video footage of a United Airlines passenger dragged off a flight, which damaged the company’s reputation, highlighted the limited options US passengers have on overbooked flights. United’s problems began after security officers on Sunday dragged a 69-year-old man off a flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, because he refused to be “bumped” — an airline practice that has gotten increased scrutiny in light of the incident. Some passengers recorded the incident and posted videos online.



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HPV Vaccines Working Despite Limited Use

Vaccines against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus appear to be working better than expected in the U.S., given the country’s dismal vaccination rates, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The HPV infection rate among girls between the ages…        
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