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An Update On The Russia Investigation

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Deputy Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein defended Robert Mueller and his team before Congress this week. Republicans are questioning the impartiality of the Russia investigation.

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On His Way to Speak At FBI, Trump Slams The Bureau And Opens Door To Pardoning Flynn

Friday, December 15, 2017

Before speaking at the FBI National Academy on Friday, Trump said it's "a shame what's happened" at the agency. He also called the Russia probe a "Democrat hoax" and claimed there was "no collusion."

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Deputy AG Rosenstein Defends Special Counsel Investigation Before Congress

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified before Congress on Wednesday. Rosenstein defended the special counsel in the face of Republicans' allegations of anti-Trump political bias among the investigators.

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Paul Manafort, Rick Gates Back In Court For Bail Negotiations

Monday, December 11, 2017

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a former top aide Rick Gates were in court again on Monday to negotiate a bail agreement. The two have been confined to their homes since pleading not guilty to charges stemming from the Russia investigation.

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As Mueller's Russia Probe Forges Ahead, Potential Legal Endgames Begin to Take Shape

Sunday, December 10, 2017

No one on the outside knows what cards Robert Mueller holds, but his actions offer some clues. Here's a look at some of the laws the special counsel might try to use in a potential prosecution.

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FBI Director Chris Wray Briefs Congress And Defends His Institution

Thursday, December 07, 2017

FBI director Chris Wray is briefed Congress on Thursday. He faced questions about the Russia probe which has intensified in recent weeks.

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Mueller: Manafort's Collaborator Has Ties To Russia's Intelligence Services

Monday, December 04, 2017

The special counsel's office has asked a judge to toughen Paul Manafort's bail conditions after it says he tried to draft a newspaper column defending himself with the help of a Russian co-author.

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Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty To Lying To FBI

Friday, December 01, 2017

The former national security adviser is becoming a central figure in the special counsel's probe of Russian election interference and any possible connections between Russia and the Trump campaign.

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Experts Say Facebook's Latest Attempt To Stop Fake News Isn't Foolproof

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Facebook says it has an edge in fighting back against influence campaigns like the one Russia waged against the U.S. in 2016. The company says it requires users' real names, but an NPR reporter tested it and signed up for an account under a fake name in about 1 minute. Experts say that feature is not a silver bullet.

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Gold Trader Reza Zarrab Agrees To Cooperate With U.S. In Sanctions Evasion Case

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A sanctions-evasion trial in New York that has proven a major irritant in U.S.-Turkish relations just got more interesting. One of the accused Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian gold trader, has agreed to cooperate with U.S. prosecutors, raising the possibility that he might reveal connections in the scheme that could extend to the highest reaches of the Turkish government.

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Benghazi Defendant Convicted Of Terrorism Charges

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A Libyan national was convicted on terrorism charges for his role in the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, but was acquitted on the most serious charges of murder.

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Gold Trader Reza Zarrab Agrees To Cooperate With U.S. In Sanctions Evasion Case

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A sanctions-evasion trial in New York that has proven a major irritant in U.S.-Turkish relations just got more interesting. One of the accused Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian gold trader, has agreed to cooperate with U.S. prosecutors, raising the possibility that he might reveal connections in the scheme that could extend to the highest reaches of the Turkish government.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified on Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee at a time when he faces new questions about what he knew about reported contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia. Sessions also answered questions about his decision to open the door to the possibility of appointing a special counsel to investigate the dealings of the Clinton Foundation. Republicans, including the president, have been asking for such an investigation since the campaign. Sessions has previously said he has recused himself from any investigations that stem from the campaign during which he served as a surrogate for Donald Trump.

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FBI Data Shows The Number Of Hate Crimes Are Rising

Monday, November 13, 2017

Data released by the FBI on hate crimes in the U.S. shows that 58 percent of the hate crime incidents last year were motivated by a victim's race. FBI data is based on voluntary reporting from more than 15,000 local law enforcement agencies, but civil rights groups argue the study is flawed because it undercounts the number of hate crimes.

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What We Know From The Scene: Texas Church Shooting

Sunday, November 05, 2017

NPR's Noel King gets the latest details of the mass shooting in Sutherland Spring, Texas, from NPR's John Burnett and Colin Dwyer.

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More Than 20 Killed In Shooting At A Southern Texas Baptist Church

Sunday, November 05, 2017

At least 20 people have been killed in a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, after a gunman opened fire during a late Sunday morning service.

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How Russia Used Facebook To Organize 2 Sets Of Protesters

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Facebook, Google and Twitter appeared in a Capitol Hill marathon before Senate and House Intelligence Committees. The public got a clearer view of how Russia operated online to interfere in 2016.

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Lawmakers Aim To Pass Bill Protecting Mueller From Trump

Monday, October 30, 2017

Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller unveiled his first charges in the Russia imbroglio on Monday. Three former Trump aides were involved, and members of Congress have said they want to pass a bill protecting Mueller from being fired by Trump if the president feels threatened.

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Manafort, Gates Indicted By Mueller Special Investigation

Monday, October 30, 2017

Three people have been indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, including former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort. NPR Justice correspondent Ryan Lucas has the latest.

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Russia Tried To Infiltrate Trump Campaign, Mueller Documents Confirm

Monday, October 30, 2017

Trump's former campaign chairman and a top aide are charged with money laundering; a former foreign policy aide has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI.

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