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US federal prosecutors to 'evaluate' Clinton's alleged corruption role in Russian uranium deal

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:55 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2017 15:02 Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to “evaluate certain issues” involving Hillary Clinton’s alleged corruption in a deal which gave Russian company Rosatom control over 20 percent of America’s uranium supply. Read more In a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Assistant Attorney ...

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Early Comey memo accuses Clinton of ‘gross negligence,’ a federal felony – report

New memos presented to Congress show former FBI director James Comey initially accused ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of “gross negligence” in her handling of classified information, a crime punishable by imprisonment, according to a new report. In an early draft statement on the investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server, the FBI reportedly said there was evidence ...

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Russians ‘not ready’ for mass firearms ownership, says head of federal control body

Published time: 25 Oct, 2017 12:22 The head of the Russian National Guard – the federal agency in charge of gun control – has said Russian society is not ready for mass ownership of firearms and promised to tighten controls over weapons held by citizens. “We are against any proliferation of firearms, our society is not ready for this, because ...

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‘Underwear bomber’ sues DOJ over treatment in federal prison

A convicted jihadist terrorist is suing the US government for violating his Constitutional rights by denying him religious freedom and holding him in solitary. The Nigerian national is serving four life terms for trying to blow up an airplane in 2009. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, dubbed the “underwear bomber” because he tried to detonate explosives concealed in his underpants, alleges he ...

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Menendez sold his office by accepting bribes: federal prosecutor

Sen. Robert Menendez “sold his office for a lifestyle he couldn’t afford” by accepting luxury trips from a wealthy doctor seeking political influence in return, a federal prosecutor told jurors Wednesday during opening statements of the New Jersey Democrat’s corruption trial. Menendez’s lawyer responded in his opening statement in Newark Federal Court that gifts from Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, Menendez’s ...

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Joe Arpaio lawyers want federal court to toss his conviction

Sheriff Joe wants to overrule federal courts. Lawyers for Joe Arpaio are asking a federal judge to toss out the former Arizona lawman’s conviction — a move that, coupled with President Trump’s pardon, would amount to a total defeat of the court’s authority. A motion filed Monday said an Arizona district court is “obligated to vacate its verdict” against Arpaio ...

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli guilty in federal fraud case

Reviled “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, cocky to the bitter end, claimed victory Friday despite his federal convictions for securities fraud and conspiracy. A Brooklyn jury cleared the snide, eccentric Shkreli of five other charges after five days of deliberations in the much-anticipated trial. Prosecutors said they were satisfied with the split decision. “Justice has been served,” said Acting U.S. Attorney ...

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Steve Bannon could be in violation of federal law

Another one of President Trump’s advisers may soon find themselves in legal trouble. Stephen Bannon is reportedly referring media questions to an outside public relations agent which could be a violation of the Anti-Deficiency Act, according to the Center for Public Integrity. The act determines that federal employees “may not accept voluntary services for (the) government or employ personal services ...

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Ex-Jets lineman files federal lawsuit against AG Jeff Sessions

If the Founding Fathers of this country were cool with cultivating and using pot, then the current attorney general, Jeff Sessions, and the Department of Justice need to get on board and recognize that a decades-old federal policy is unconstitutional as it pertains to cannabis, an explosive federal civil lawsuit claims. Former Jets defensive lineman Marvin Washington and several other ...

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Abby Lee Miller Checks into Federal Prison

Abby Lee MillerStarts Her Life On the Inside 7/12/2017 1:53 PM PDT Breaking News Abby Lee Miller‘s slipping into something comfortable, like a prison jumpsuit right about now … as she begins her prison stretch. Abby’s attorneys tell us she checked in around noon at the federal facility in Victorville, CA. The former “Dance Moms” star is now on day ...

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