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Trump’s acting attorney general shuts down Congress questions on Mueller investigation: ‘Your five minutes is up’

Trump’s acting attorney general shuts down Congress questions on Mueller investigation: ‘Your five minutes is up’Matthew Whitaker’s hearing in the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee became combative on Friday as Democrats pressed the acting attorney general for information on the Russia probe led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Mr Whitaker, an appointee of Donald Trump, at one point caused the committee and audience members to gasp in disbelief when he avoided answering a question from the chairman by telling him his time had run out. “Mr Chairman, I see that your five minutes is up,” he said in response to Jerrold Nadler.



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Speedy defense for El Chapo in US court — 30 minutes

Speedy defense for El Chapo in US court -- 30 minutesFor nearly three months, US federal prosecutors have made their case against Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in a Brooklyn courtroom. The only witness called by the defense was FBI agent Paul Roberts, who in February 2017 interviewed Jorge Cifuentes, one of Guzman’s cocaine suppliers who is jailed in the US and testified against his former boss. Guzman’s legal team put Roberts — who took notes during that interview — on the stand to try to undermine the credibility of Cifuentes, one of the main witnesses against the 61-year-old onetime Sinaloa cartel boss.



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Before Mars landing, a nail-biting 'six and a half minutes of terror'

Before Mars landing, a nail-biting 'six and a half minutes of terror'“There is very little room for things to go wrong,” said Rob Grover, head of the entry, descent and landing team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. If successful, the entry, descent and landing of the Mars InSight — designed to be the first mission to listen to the interior of another planet and reveal how rocky planets formed — will add another success to NASA’s record when it comes to sending spacecraft to Mars.



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Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects It

Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects ItVolunteers in Broward County, a Democratic stronghold in Florida, recounted



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US synagogue suffers 20 minutes of terror

US synagogue suffers 20 minutes of terrorGunman Robert Bowers only needed 20 minutes to sow terror at the Tree of Life synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh, where congregants had gathered peacefully for Shabbat services marking a day of rest. Shortly before 10 am (1400 GMT) the 46-year-old Bowers — who had penned virulent anti-Semitic messages on social networks — burst into the synagogue armed with an assault rifle and three handguns. Stephen Weiss, a member of the congregation who was inside the building, told the Tribune-Review newspaper he heard dozens of shots coming from the front lobby.



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10 minutes of terror: A quake, a tsunami and a missing son

10 minutes of terror: A quake, a tsunami and a missing sonPALU, Indonesia (AP) — The Muslim call to prayer had just started echoing across the Indonesian city of Palu when Musrifah's home began to shake violently.



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The Latest: Chief: Officers' rescue took about 30 minutes

The Latest: Chief: Officers' rescue took about 30 minutesFLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of seven South Carolina law enforcement officers (all times local):



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CBS News Journalist Reveals on Air She Received Text Messages That Got 60 Minutes Boss Fired

CBS News Journalist Reveals on Air She Received Text Messages That Got 60 Minutes Boss Fired60 Minutes executive producer Jeff Fager was fired after sending the text



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The Latest: Woman in candidate wreck crashed minutes earlier

The Latest: Woman in candidate wreck crashed minutes earlierCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the wreck that severely injured U.S. House candidate Katie Arrington (all times local):



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'The president hasn’t done anything wrong,' Sarah Sanders says 9 times in 15 minutes

'The president hasn’t done anything wrong,' Sarah Sanders says 9 times in 15 minutesThe White House Press Secretary made one point over and over during Monday's briefing.



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