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After Surgery, Michael Cohen’s Prison Date Postponed To May

After Surgery, Michael Cohen’s Prison Date Postponed To May

By LARRY NEUMEISTER and MICHAEL R. SISAK , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen was granted a few more weeks of freedom Wednesday after his lawyers said he’s still recovering from surgery and hasn’t had time to get his affairs in order because he’s preparing to…

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Police Dismiss Tip Smollett, 2 Brothers Together in Elevator

Police Dismiss Tip Smollett, 2 Brothers Together in Elevator

CHICAGO, IL (AP) — Chicago police investigated but dismissed a tip that on the night “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe, a department spokesman said Tuesday. Police spokesman Anthony…

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Trump criticizes California over lawsuit against border wall

Trump criticizes California over lawsuit against border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to criticize California’s lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Trump sought to link California’s high-speed rail project to his plan for the wall. He claimed the “failed Fast Train project” was beset by…

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Senator Bernie Sanders Announces He’s Running For President In 2020

Senator Bernie Sanders Announces He’s Running For President In 2020

By JUANA SUMMERS , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020. “Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump,” the 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist said in an email to supporters. “Our campaign is about…

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Haitians Seek Water, Food as Businesses Reopen After Protest

Haitians Seek Water, Food as Businesses Reopen After Protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrocketing prices that have more than doubled for basic goods amid allegations of government corruption. Public transportation resumed in…

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