Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media lies
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Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media lies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law may need to be revoked. Trump, having returned from a nine-day overseas trip, immediately railed against administration leaks, calling … Continue reading

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Sentencing set for ex-state senator in racketeering case
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Sentencing set for ex-state senator in racketeering case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former California state senator Leland Yee is expected to be sentenced Wednesday, Feb. 24 after acknowledging in a plea deal that he accepted thousands of dollars in bribes and discussed helping an undercover FBI agent buy automatic weapons from the Philippines. Yee’s attorneys have called for no more than five years and … Continue reading