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IRS agent charged in leak of Trump attorney recordsFederal prosecutors in San Francisco have charged an IRS agent with leaking banking records of President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen
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Detective Commander Edward Wodnicki, fifth from left, of Chicago Police Department, speaks at a news conference at police headquarters, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago, after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in on charges of disorderly conduct and filing a false police report. The "Empire" staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said Thursday. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
The Latest: Smollett quiet after posting bond, leaving jail"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been released from jail after posting bond. Smollett walked out of the Cook County jail in Chicago on Thursday about two hours after a hearing in which the judge set his bond at $100,000
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FILE- In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Labor secretary-designate Alex Acosta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Judge Kenneth Marra ruled Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, that the victims of financier Jeffrey Epstein should have been consulted under federal law. Marra stopped short of invalidating the non-prosecution agreement but asked prosecutors and victims' lawyers to recommend in 15 days how to move forward. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Judge: US violated victim rights in Epstein sex abuse caseA Florida federal judge has ruled federal prosecutors violated the rights of victims by secretly reaching a non-prosecution agreement with a wealthy financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
U.S. Attorney Robert Hur, center, of the District of Maryland, speaks as Art Walker, left, special agent from the Coast Guard investigative service, and Gordon Johnson, special agent in charge of the FBI's Baltimore office, listen during a news conference about Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, outside the federal courthouse in Greenbelt, Md. Hasson is suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous bombers and mass shooters while also stockpiling weapons, federal prosecutors said Thursday.  (AP Photo/Michael Kunzelman)
Threat allegations keep Coast Guard officer jailedFederal authorities say a Coast Guard officer who espoused white supremacist views and dreamed of mass murder drew up a computer-spreadsheet hit list of Democratic politicians and TV journalists
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
In this Feb. 19. 2019 photo, Alesia Santacroce, a volunteer shows her credential during a meeting for recruiting volunteers, at a square in Caracas, Venezuela. Opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has declared himself Venezuela’s interim-president to overthrow Maduro, has called on “caravans” of volunteers to deliver the supplies to the neediest Venezuelans. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Brigade of volunteers vow to bring aid to Venezuela's needyPresident Nicolas Maduro deploys missiles and infantryman to the border bracing for what he claims is a U.S. coup plot disguised as humanitarian aid, as his opponents rally their own troops
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
Detective Commander Edward Wodnicki, of Chicago Police Department, speaks at a news conference at police headquarters, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago, after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in on charges of disorderly conduct and filing a false police report. The "Empire" staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said Thursday. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
Prosecutor: Actor gave detailed instructions for fake attackProsecutor: 'Empire' actor gave detailed instructions for staged Chicago attack
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 2, 2017 file photo, former Penn State President Graham Spanier departs after his sentencing hearing at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa. Spanier, who was Penn State's president when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal erupted, may soon be headed to jail after Pennsylvania's highest court declined to take up his appeal. The state's Supreme Court on Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 declined to hear Spanier's appeal of a misdemeanor child endangerment conviction related to his handling of a 2001 complaint about Sandusky showering with a boy in the football team locker room. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Penn State ex-president Spanier's request for appeal deniedThe man who served as Penn State's president when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal erupted may soon be headed to jail after Pennsylvania's highest court said it will not take up his appeal
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos talks with students at Brockington Elementary School in Timmonsville, S.C., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. DeVos made a trip to the state to visit an area once known as the “Corridor of Shame” where officials say dramatic improvements have been made in schools since state officials took over their control last year. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
US Education Secretary DeVos applauds SC school improvementThe nation's top education official says she's impressed with developments in what was once one of South Carolina's most underperforming school districts
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Flag honoring police sparks dispute at Connecticut CapitolConnecticut Republicans seek return a police-themed flag to the state Capitol
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, leaves federal court Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Washington. A judge has imposed a full gag order on Trump confidant Roger Stone after he posted a photo on Instagram of the judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of a gun. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone after postTrump confidant Roger Stone in court to answer for Instagram post that appeared to show judge and crosshairs of a gun
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Mark Harris, Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional race, prepares to testify during the fourth day of a public evidentiary hearing on the 9th Congressional District voting irregularities investigation Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at the North Carolina State Bar in Raleigh, N.C.  (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)
New election ordered in disputed North Carolina House raceNorth Carolina's elections board has ordered a new election in the nation's last undecided congressional race after reviewing evidence that it was tainted by absentee ballot fraud
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Waiting for final Mueller report? It may be short on detailRobert Mueller's Russia investigation has to end with a report, but anyone looking for a grand narrative on President Donald Trump, Russian election interference and all the juicy details uncovered over the past 20 months could end up disappointed.
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
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