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Jury deliberates in ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort's trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – A jury began deliberations in Virginia on Thursday in the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, who faces bank and tax fraud charges that could put him behind bars for years. A cameraman sets up outside the U.S. District Courthouse as jury …

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EPA replacement for Obama climate plan due late next week: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s proposed replacement for the Obama-era’s central regulation on climate change, the Clean Power Plan, is expected to be released by the Environmental Protection Agency late next week, an agency source said on Thursday. Flags fly outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at EPA …

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Twitter bans Alex Jones, Infowars from tweeting for seven days

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc has banned U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website Infowars from tweeting for seven days, saying their tweets violated company’s rules against abusive behavior. FILE PHOTO: Alex Jones from Infowars.com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump near the Republican …

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Trump revokes ex-CIA chief's security clearance, slamming critic

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump moved to penalize a sharp critic on Wednesday, revoking the security clearance of Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan for making what he called “a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations” about his administration. The Republican president, in a statement read to reporters by …

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