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Back in Israel, PM consults with military on Gaza violence

Back in Israel, PM consults with military on Gaza violence

By ARON HELLER and FARES AKRAM Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned home from Washington on Tuesday, heading straight into military consultations and vowing further action after a night of heavy fire in which Israeli aircraft bombed Gaza targets and Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel. Netanyahu rushed back to…

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Trump Welcomes Mueller’s Findings, But Says He’s Been Abused

Trump Welcomes Mueller’s Findings, But Says He’s Been Abused

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to “move on” from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller’s probe of “treasonous things against our country” and said they “certainly will…

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Lawyer’s Office Shot At After Cop’s Acquittal In Teen Death

Lawyer’s Office Shot At After Cop’s Acquittal In Teen Death

By RAMESH SANTANAM and MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gunshots were fired overnight through the window of the attorney who defended a white police officer acquitted Friday in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. But police around Pittsburgh said there were otherwise no reports of arrests or property damage following the…

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Washington Awaits Results After Mueller Wraps Russia Probe

Washington Awaits Results After Mueller Wraps Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency. The Justice Department was expected to release the main findings as soon as Saturday. Even with the details still under wraps, the end Friday…

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The Latest: Six Democratic House chairs demand full report

The Latest: Six Democratic House chairs demand full report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Democratic chairs of six House committees are demanding that the Justice Department release “without delay” the full report it has received from special counsel Robert Mueller. They say they expect Attorney General William Barr also to turn over…

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