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Attorney General William Barr is photographed as he sits down to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 1, 2019.
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It was Attorney General William Barr’s testimony, but Robert Mueller’s words stole the show.In his appearance Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barr was on the defensive after a letter from Mueller surfaced criticizing how the attorney general handled the public release of the special counsel’s core findings.The letter laid bare some of the internal tensions between the attorney general and the special counsel as Barr defended his rollout…
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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, whom many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler, gestures as he speaks to supporters during a rally against the government of President Nicolas Maduro and to commemorate May Day in C...
The unrest in Venezuela is turning into a battleground of rhetoric between the United States and Russia.After a telephone conversation between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday, the Russian warned of “the most drastic of consequences” if the U.S. continued what he called “aggressive steps.”The State Department was more muted, saying only that Russian and Cuban intervention was “destabilizing for…
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FILE - Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference following a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee,  May 1, 2019, in Washington.
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Conservative commentator Stephen Moore's sexist comments about women have put in jeopardy his path to the Federal Reserve, with the No. 2 Republican in the Senate saying Wednesday that President Donald Trump's potential nominee may not have the votes to be confirmed.And mindful of the need to preserve the Fed's independence from political interference, Fed Chair Jerome Powell is keeping mum."I think men and women should make the same for the same work, by and large," said…
FILE - Artwork by Felipe Gomez Alonzo, an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody, is taped to a door of the Gomez home in Yalambojoch, Guatemala, Dec. 29, 2018. U.S. officials said a Guatemalan teen died April 30, 2019, in a Texas hospita...
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A 16-year-old unaccompanied Guatemalan migrant died in a Texas hospital while in the custody of the U.S. government, officials said Wednesday.    The boy died Tuesday after "several days of intensive care" at a children's hospital, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement without disclosing the hospital or its location.    The boy's death followed those of two other Guatemalan migrant…
From left, Attorney General William Barr and House Judiciary chairman Jerrold Nadler of New York.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee is going ahead with its hearing Thursday about special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and his investigation of Russian election interference, but unless there is a last-minute change, Attorney General William Barr will not be appearing to testify. The Justice Department said late Wednesday that committee chairman Rep. Jarrold Nadler’s plan to have committee staff question Barr was “inappropriate,” adding that the…
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University of North Carolina-Charlotte Police Sgt. Rob Gundacker talks to reporters, May 1, 2019, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Authorities said Gundacker was the first officer into a college classroom on April 30, 2019, where two students died.
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A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top police official said on Wednesday.Environmental studies student Riley Howell of Waynesville, North Carolina, one of two students killed in the Tuesday shooting, played a key role in ending the attack by a former student, said Kerr Putney, chief of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police…