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Roger Stone threatened associate’s dog and referenced The Godfather in bid to stop testimony, court papers say

Roger Stone threatened associate’s dog and referenced The Godfather in bid to stop testimony, court papers sayRoger Stone allegedly called an associate “a rat” and threatened to have his dog killed in a bid to stop him testifying to the special counsel investigating ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Mr Stone, a former adviser to Donald Trump, was arrested in Florida by the FBI on Friday on seven counts involving witness tampering, obstruction and false statements regarding interactions he had with Wikileaks ahead of the 2016 presidential election. The indictment, brought by special counsel Robert Mueller, details extraordinary interactions between Mr Stone and senior officials in the Trump campaign, as well an two other unnamed high-profile individuals.



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FBI says operations threatened by US govt shutdown

FBI says operations threatened by US govt shutdownFederal Bureau of Investigation agents warned Thursday that the ongoing partial shutdown of the government is threatening their ability to investigate crimes and maintain staffing. “Special Agents remain at work for the American people without being paid, and FBI leadership is doing all it can to fund FBI operations with increasingly limited resources — this situation is not sustainable,” the FBI Agents Association (FBIAA) said in a statement. The association represents the nearly 13,000 active special agents — the FBI’s core investigation force that probes everything from violent and financial crimes to espionage and terrorism.



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Russia says Israeli strikes on Syria threatened two civilian flights: Ifax

Russia says Israeli strikes on Syria threatened two civilian flights: IfaxRussia’s Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday that Israeli missile strikes in Syria the previous day had directly threatened two civilian flights, Interfax news agency reported. The ministry, which did not specify which flights had been threatened, added that Syrian air defenses had destroyed 14 of 16 Israeli missiles launched against unspecified targets near Damascus on Tuesday. Three Syrian soldiers were injured in the strikes, Syrian state media reported.



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Young Afghan Messi fan threatened by criminals, Taliban

Young Afghan Messi fan threatened by criminals, TalibanKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A young Afghan soccer fan who shot to fame after he was photographed in a Messi shirt made from a plastic bag has been forced to flee with his family to the capital after criminal gangs and the Taliban threatened to kill or kidnap him, his mother said Friday.



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Honduran women and children say they were threatened with denial of asylum and jail time

Honduran women and children say they were threatened with denial of asylum and jail timeOn Dec. 1, 2018, a group of Honduran women and children tried to cross the border between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego in an attempt to seek asylum in the United States. They were met by U.S. Border Patrol agents who, they said, urged them to return to Mexico, threatening them with jail time and denial of asylum if they proceeded to cross.



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French Teenager Who Threatened His Teacher With a Fake Gun Was Charged

French Teenager Who Threatened His Teacher With a Fake Gun Was ChargedPresident Emmanuel Macron said threatening a teacher was "unacceptable"



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Families Threatened by Hurricane Florence Turn to Facebook for Safe Place to Stay

Families Threatened by Hurricane Florence Turn to Facebook for Safe Place to StayA family-of-6 opens their doors to another family-of-6 threatened by the storm.



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Man who threatened to ‘shoot Boston Globe reporters in the head’ arrested by FBI

Man who threatened to ‘shoot Boston Globe reporters in the head’ arrested by FBIA man in California has been arrested by the FBI after allegedly threatening to murder Boston Globe reporters and echoing the rhetoric of President Donald Trump by calling the press the “enemy of the people”. Sixty-eight-year-old Robert Chain, of Encino, reportedly began calling the offices of the Boston newspaper on 10 August, when the newspaper announced that it would publish an editorial — alongside dozens of other news outlets — pushing back on the president’s labelling of the media as enemies of the people. Mr Trump, in response, tweeted even more attacks, and targeted the Globe specifically in those tirades.



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NBC Reportedly Threatened To 'Smear' Ronan Farrow If He Pressed Harvey Weinstein Exposé

NBC Reportedly Threatened To 'Smear' Ronan Farrow If He Pressed Harvey Weinstein ExposéNew details have emerged about NBC News' reported efforts to stop Ronan Farrow



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Judge threatened over granting bail for suspects in New Mexico compound case

Judge threatened over granting bail for suspects in New Mexico compound caseThe courthouse was locked down after a backlash against the judge's decision culminated in threats.



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