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Lawyer: Ex-FBI official McCabe still facing investigation

Lawyer: Ex-FBI official McCabe still facing investigationWASHINGTON (AP) — A criminal investigation into whether former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe made false statements during an internal probe into a news media disclosure remains open, his attorney said Thursday.



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Trump’s possible collusion with Russia still at ‘heart’ of Mueller investigation, lead prosecutor suggests

Trump’s possible collusion with Russia still at ‘heart’ of Mueller investigation, lead prosecutor suggestsA hint that special counsel Robert Mueller is still pursuing the question of whether there was collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia has emerged during a closed-door hearing. Comments by one of Mr Mueller’s lead prosecutors, disclosed in a transcript of the hearing in Washington last week, suggest that the special counsel continues to pursue at least one theory about a possible deal between Trump’s campaign and Russia. According to the theory, while Russia was taking steps to bolster Mr Trump’s candidacy, people in his orbit were discussing deals to end a dispute over Russia’s incursions into Ukraine.



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The Latest: Bahrain says it could still pursue refugee

The Latest: Bahrain says it could still pursue refugeeBANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the release of Bahraini soccer player with refugee status in Australia who was released from Thai detention after extradition request was withdrawn (all times local):



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Teenager secretly gets vaccinated and blasts 'conspiracy theory-believing' anti-vax parents: 'God knows how I'm still alive'

Teenager secretly gets vaccinated and blasts 'conspiracy theory-believing' anti-vax parents: 'God knows how I'm still alive'A teenager has told how be secretly got vaccinated against the wishes of his parents, who he claimed believed debunked anti-vaccine “conspiracy theories”, they read on the internet. Ethan Lindenberger, 18, appealed for help on a Reddit forum, asking which vaccines he should obtain as he said had never received any, because “my parents are kind of stupid and don’t believe in vaccines”. After reading the advice, and consulting with a pastor, the teenager last December walked into a department of heath office in Norwalk, Ohio, and obtained vaccines for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, influenza and HPV.



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Humbled Goldman Sachs still faces questions on 1MDB

Humbled Goldman Sachs still faces questions on 1MDBGoldman Sachs’s decision to potentially cut bonuses for top executives over the 1MDB scandal reflects an acknowledgement at shareholder and public outrage over the debacle. The prestigious investment bank announced last week that it could withhold millions of dollars in bonuses to former Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein and two other retired executives depending on the outcome of ongoing probes into the Malaysian fund. Beyond the bonuses, Goldman also said it could claw back compensation from current chief executive David Solomon and two other current senior executives, president John Waldron and chief financial officer Stephen Scherr.



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Congressional negotiators still face unresolved border security issues

Congressional negotiators still face unresolved border security issues“I think there’s a real effort by both Republicans and Democrats, both in the House and Senate to come together – more so than I’ve seen in a long time,” said Senator Patrick Leahy, one of 17 negotiators, and a senior Senate Appropriations Committee Democrat. Republican Senator Richard Shelby, who chairs the appropriations panel and is also one of the negotiators, told reporters that border patrol experts would brief lawmakers soon. The toughest unresolved disputes include the type of new physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, if any, as President Donald Trump demands $ 5.7 billion for a wall that most Democrats and many Republicans say would be wasteful and ineffective.



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Venezuela crisis: US announces billions in sanctions as White House says military options still 'on the table'

Venezuela crisis: US announces billions in sanctions as White House says military options still 'on the table'The White House announced new sanctions against Venezuela on Monday, warning the United States would immediately block at least $ 7bn in assets held offshore by Nicolas Maduro and his top officials. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Security Adviser John Bolton joined White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a press conference on Monday to announce the new sanctions, which they said had been kept secret prior to the announcement. In making the sanctions public, the White House warned “all options are on the table” when it comes to dealing with the ongoing conflict in Venezuela.



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D.C. Is Still Divided Over the Shutdown. But Celebrity Chef José Andrés Briefly Bridged the Gap

D.C. Is Still Divided Over the Shutdown. But Celebrity Chef José Andrés Briefly Bridged the GapD.C. remains divided on partisan lines on the government shutdown, but celebrity chef José Andrés briefly brought both sides together.



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The Senate Will Vote on the Shutdown. But There's Still No End in Sight

The Senate Will Vote on the Shutdown. But There's Still No End in SightAfter a long month of inaction, the Senate will now vote on two bills that could end the government down, but both are expected to fail.



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Non-zero tolerance: DHS is still separating families at the border

Non-zero tolerance: DHS is still separating families at the borderSince President Trump suspended his administration’s zero-tolerance family separation policy, immigration officials have continued to separate immigrant children and parents — at steadily increasing rates.



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