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Cohen signals closer cooperation in bid to stem prison term

Cohen signals closer cooperation in bid to stem prison termNEW YORK (AP) — With prison looming, Michael Cohen now says he's in "constant contact" with federal prosecutors in New York, providing them with information in an attempt to get his sentence reduced.



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Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president: electoral commission results

Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president: electoral commission resultsNigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday won a second term at the helm of Africa’s largest economy and top oil producer, a tally by Reuters based on electoral commission results showed. Buhari had a commanding lead of 56 percent compared to 40 percent for Atiku, before the final district was announced. A message posted on Buhari’s Twitter feed late on Tuesday showed him smiling and surrounded by applauding staff at his campaign office.



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Howard Dean warns Schultz's 'vanity candidacy' could mean a 2nd term for Trump

Howard Dean warns Schultz's 'vanity candidacy' could mean a 2nd term for TrumpThe former Starbucks chief executive stirs up fear and anxiety by floating an independent presidential run.



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Venezuela's Maduro starts new term as U.S. decries him as 'usurper'

Venezuela's Maduro starts new term as U.S. decries him as 'usurper'The country’s pro-government Supreme Court, which has largely supplanted the opposition-run Congress, swore him in following a welcome with a symphony orchestra and cheering supporters waving miniature yellow, blue and red Venezuelan flags. The ceremony contrasted with the harsh realities that face the former bus driver turned socialist leader, including hyperinflation, severe food and medicine shortages and an exodus of millions of citizens. Before he had even completed his inaugural speech, the United States decried a “usurpation of power,” and Paraguay announced it was cutting diplomatic ties – highlighting the growing isolation that Maduro will face.



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Victims of Venezuela crisis despair at prospect of second Maduro term

Victims of Venezuela crisis despair at prospect of second Maduro termA public transport employee who doesn’t earn enough to feed himself, a doctor who watches his patients die for lack of medicines, a lawmaker without a legislature, three generations of one family emigrating — the list of victims of Venezuela’s crisis is long. The opposition boycotted the vote, blaming Maduro for the political, economic and humanitarian crisis that has enveloped the oil-rich country. Jairo Colmenares scrapes by on the equivalent of seven dollars a month, which he earns as a Caracas metro worker.



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Venezuela's assembly rejects legitimacy of Maduro second term

Venezuela's assembly rejects legitimacy of Maduro second termThe United States, which has sanctioned Venezuelan officials and entities, hailed the legislature as “the only legitimate and last remaining democratically elected institution” in the country. “We reaffirm the illegitimacy of Nicolas Maduro,” the assembly’s new president Juan Guaido said after being sworn in at the start of a new legislative session. Maduro, who has presided over a virtual collapse of the economy in the once-rich OPEC member state, is set to be sworn in on Thursday for a second six-year term after elections widely condemned by the international community.



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Robert Mueller grand jury gets more time; judge extends 18-month term set to expire in coming days

Robert Mueller grand jury gets more time; judge extends 18-month term set to expire in coming daysRobert Mueller grand jury gets more time; judge approves term extension



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5 Interesting Supreme Court Cases Kavanaugh Could Decide This Term

5 Interesting Supreme Court Cases Kavanaugh Could Decide This TermAfter a whirlwind of testimonies, investigations and protests leading up to



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Giuliani: Trump Will Win Second Term Easily, Especially If Dems Nominate ‘Moron’ Biden

Giuliani: Trump Will Win Second Term Easily, Especially If Dems Nominate ‘Moron’ BidenWASHINGTON ― With a strong economy and a new "success" in North Korea,



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The Latest: Tough prison term for Mexican drug cartel leader

The Latest: Tough prison term for Mexican drug cartel leaderATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Edgar Valdez Villarreal, otherwise known as "La Barbie" (all times local):



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