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Pressed by lawmakers, US mulls more sanctions on Myanmar

Pressed by lawmakers, US mulls more sanctions on MyanmarWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Friday the U.S. is considering further actions against those responsible for "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims, after a Myanmar general was blacklisted and Democratic lawmakers called for more military officers to face sanctions.



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Joe Arpaio Pressed Charges To Hurt Jeff Flake Politically, Lawsuit Argues

Joe Arpaio Pressed Charges To Hurt Jeff Flake Politically, Lawsuit ArguesFormer Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been hit with a lawsuit claiming he maliciously pressed charges against a member of Jeff Flake’s family to hurt the Republican Arizona senator politically. President Donald Trump pardoned Arpaio in August after the former sheriff was convicted of criminal contempt for willfully violating a federal judge’s order and unlawfully detaining individuals solely based on suspicions about their legal status. Flake is a harsh critic of Trump.



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Trump W.H. Pressed on 'Pardon Philosophy' Amid Russia Probe

Trump W.H. Pressed on 'Pardon Philosophy' Amid Russia ProbeDonald Trump hints that he's preparing to pardon convicted ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio — after the Washington Post reported Trump was asking about pardon powers for himself and his family. Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks joins Lawrence O'Donnell.



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Trump W.H. Pressed on 'Pardon Philosophy' Amid Russia Probe

Trump W.H. Pressed on 'Pardon Philosophy' Amid Russia ProbeDonald Trump hints that he's preparing to pardon convicted ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio — after the Washington Post reported Trump was asking about pardon powers for himself and his family. Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks joins Lawrence O'Donnell.



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U.S. side says Trump pressed Putin on election meddling, now wants to ‘move forward’

U.S. side says Trump pressed Putin on election meddling, now wants to ‘move forward’President Trump on Friday repeatedly “pressed” Russian President Vladimir Putin on Moscow’s alleged interference in the 2016 election, only to be rebuffed, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.



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Comey to be pressed on whether Trump interfered with Russia probe

Comey to be pressed on whether Trump interfered with Russia probeBy Ayesha Rascoe and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former FBI Director James Comey will be grilled on whether President Donald Trump tried to get him to back off an investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, key U.S. senators said on Sunday ahead of Comey’s testimony this week on Capitol Hill. Comey, who was leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s U.S. presidential election, was fired by Trump last month, four years into his 10-year term. The move sparked accusations that Trump dismissed Comey to hinder that investigation and stifle questions about possible collusion between his campaign and Russia.



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