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WASHINGTON | Comey says House Republicans are ‘shameful’ after interview

WASHINGTON— Former FBI Director James Comey had harsh words for House Republicans on Monday, saying their silence in response to President Donald Trump’s attacks on the Justice Department is “shameful.” Comey said Republicans “have to have the courage to stand up and speak the truth, not be cowed by mean tweets or fear of their … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Comey says House Republicans are ‘shameful’ after interview

NEW YORK | Chelsea Clinton working on book about endangered animals

NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton’s career as a children’s author continues with a picture book about endangered animals. Penguin Young Readers announced Monday that the daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton is collaborating with illustrator Gianna Marino on “Don’t Let Them Disappear.” Scheduled for April 2, the book will celebrate whales, tigers and other animals … Continue reading NEW YORK | Chelsea Clinton working on book about endangered animals

MOSCOW | Russian official offers to unveil correspondence with US

MOSCOW — A top official at Russia’s cybersecurity agency has offered to publish its communications with American counterparts during the 2016 U.S. election campaign. Nikolai Murashov, a deputy head of the Russian National Coordinating Center for Computer Incidents, said Tuesday that the first U.S. official request regarding the hacking into the Democratic National Committee came … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian official offers to unveil correspondence with US

WASHINGTON | Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

WASHINGTON— Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaign in their sights. Hundreds of young demonstrators are planning to turn out Monday on Capitol Hill to push Democrats on a package of ambitious environmental goals — … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

WASHINGTON | Trump Justice pick likely to be queried on Mueller comments

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday picked former Attorney General William Barr to once again serve as America’s top law enforcement official. But while his experience and mainstream background may boost his prospects for confirmation, Democrats are raising alarms about his comments on the Russia investigation and Hillary Clinton. Barr has expressed concerns about … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump Justice pick likely to be queried on Mueller comments

HOUSTON | Bush, president and patriarch, is home for Texas burial

HOUSTON— George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest, in Texas. The country said goodbye to him Wednesday in a national funeral service that offered high praise for the last of the presidents to … Continue reading HOUSTON | Bush, president and patriarch, is home for Texas burial

WASHINGTON | Ex-FBI director Comey challenges House subpoena in court

WASHINGTON— Former FBI Director James Comey moved Thursday to block a subpoena from the Republican-led House of Representatives, saying the closed-door interview demanded by lawmakers would be selectively leaked for political purposes. Comey was subpoenaed earlier this month by the House Judiciary Committee to discuss FBI actions and decisions in 2016, including the decision to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ex-FBI director Comey challenges House subpoena in court

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Document says Corsi tipped off Stone about leaks

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Prosecutors believe a conservative author tipped off Trump confidant Roger Stone months before WikiLeaks released thousands of emails stolen from Hillary Clinton’s campaign. That’s according to a document drafted as part of a plea offer to Jerome … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Document says Corsi tipped off Stone about leaks