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DOJ Charges 4 Chinese Researchers With Visa Fraud

Friday, July 24, 2020

The Justice Department says four Chinese nationals doing research in the U.S. have been charged with visa fraud. Three of the defendants are in federal custody.

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China Orders U.S. To Close Its Consulate In Chengdu

Friday, July 24, 2020

The order comes in reaction to the U.S. closure of China's consulate in Houston earlier this week. China's state broadcaster says the U.S. Consulate was given 72 hours to close.

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DOJ Charges 2 Suspected Chinese Hackers Who Allegedly Targeted COVID-19 Research

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Prosecutors say the men are criminal hackers who allegedly perpetrate cybercrimes for their own benefit — but who also do jobs for Beijing's intelligence service. They're unlikely to face trial.

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Barr Blasts Hollywood, Big Tech For 'Kowtowing' To China

Thursday, July 16, 2020

The attorney general fires a broadside at big U.S. companies as well as the Chinese government as Sino-American relations continue their tailspin.

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Judge Denies Bail For Ghislaine Maxwell, Longtime Confidant Of Jeffrey Epstein

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The charges are related Maxwell's alleged role in the sexual abuse of several young woman and girls by the late financier. The longtime Epstein associate was arrested earlier this month.

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President Trump Commutes Roger Stone's Sentence

Friday, July 10, 2020

President Trump has commuted the prison sentence of Roger Stone. Stone was convicted of lying to Congress about his efforts to contact WikiLeaks during Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

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Trump Commutes Sentence Of Longtime Friend And Adviser Roger Stone

Friday, July 10, 2020

The president has used his clemency power to spare Stone a prison sentence following his conviction in federal court. It's the latest official intercession in a case involving a Trump friend.

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Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Is Back In Federal Prison

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Cohen returns to federal custody less than two months after being released early to home confinement due to coronavirus concerns.

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Ghislaine Maxwell Is Charged In Connection With Epstein Abuse Case

Friday, July 03, 2020

The FBI has arrested a British socialite on multiple charges related to the serial sexual abuse of girls and young women by late financier Jeffrey Epstein.

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Jeffrey Epstein's Companion Ghislaine Maxwell Faces Sexual Exploitation Charges

Thursday, July 02, 2020

The FBI arrested Ghislaine Maxwell Thursday. Prosecutors unsealed an indictment against the companion to accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, alleging that she helped recruit victims for him.

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President Trump Fires Top U.S. Prosecutor Who Investigated His Allies, Barr Says

Saturday, June 20, 2020

The attorney general said Trump removed Geoffrey Berman as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. But the president quickly sought to distance himself from the decision.

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The Trump Administration Goes To Court To Try Stop John Bolton's Book Publication

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Trump administration has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to stop the publication of former national security adviser John Bolton's book, The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir.

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Appeals Court Appears Skeptical Of Flynn's Bid To Force Judge To Dismiss Case

Friday, June 12, 2020

A panel of judges seemed dubious about ordering a lower court to stop a review process launched after the Justice Department said it was dropping charges against Michael Flynn.

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Appeals Court To Hear Flynn's Bid To Force Judge To Drop Case Against Him

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Justice Department has dropped its case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn, but U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan has not yet granted the government's motion to dismiss.

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DOJ Cases Brought Over Protests Show No Links To Antifa So Far

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Attorney General William Barr has blamed anti-fascist activists for violence during protests over George Floyd's death. But records show no sign of antifa links in Justice Department cases.

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No Sign Of Antifa So Far In Justice Department Cases Brought Over Unrest

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

An NPR review of the federal cases brought in connection with the unrest over George Floyd's death does not find any links to the antifa movement.

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How DOJ Has Taken A Pro-Police Stance Under President Trump

Friday, June 05, 2020

President Trump said in the wake of George Floyd's death that police nationwide have to "do better." But the Justice Department under Trump has backed away from the Obama-era police reforms.

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Trump's Response To Unrest Raises Questions, Criticisms

Friday, June 05, 2020

President Trump's tough "law and order" response to the protests over George Floyd's death has unleashed criticism from top military brass, and may even be dividing his own party.

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Attorney General Updates On The Federal Government's Response To Nationwide Protests

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Attorney General William Barr said the aftermath of George Floyd's death has produced a challenge to the rule of law, adding political groups and foreign actors were trying to exacerbate the violence.

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DOJ To Help Local Authorities In Policing Riots Around The Country

Monday, June 01, 2020

The Justice Department is now assisting local authorities across the country in response to the civil unrest that has erupted in connection with the death of George Floyd in the police custody.

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