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President Donald Trump and his accompanying motorcade vehicles arrive at Trump International Golf Club, Friday, April 19, 2019 in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 19, 2019 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after celebrating the release of the Mueller report as "a good day," President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone Friday, unleashing tweets saying claims in the report by former administration officials that he tried numerous times to stop or influence the probe were "total...
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Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 19, 2019 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race next week. The decision answers one of the most significant outstanding questions of the early presidential primary season, which has already seen announcements from 18 high-profile...
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U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., chair of the House Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 19, 2019 - 12:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel's Robert Mueller's report as Congress escalates its investigation of President Donald Trump. "It now falls to Congress to determine the full scope of that alleged misconduct and to decide...
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With Notre Dame cathedral, background right, religious officials pray during the Good Friday procession, Friday, April 19, 2019 in Paris. Top French art conservation officials say the works inside Notre Dame suffered no major damage in the fire that devastated the cathedral, and the pieces have been removed from the building for their protection.(AP Photo/Francois Mori)
April 19, 2019 - 11:37 am
PARIS (AP) — Architects and construction workers have now stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and firefighters will leave the site Friday night, a fire brigade spokesman said. "There is no more risk the...
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In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April 18, 2019, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Police are investigating the shooting death of 29-year-old McKee, during street violence Thursday night.(Family photo/PSNI via AP)
April 19, 2019 - 11:07 am
LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland said Friday they are searching for multiple suspects in the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said 29-year-old journalist and author Lyra McKee was shot and killed,...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, arrives with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Friday, April 19, 2019, at the Department of State in Washington. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
April 19, 2019 - 10:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected a North Korean demand that he be replaced as President Donald Trump's top negotiator, as the United States and Japan vowed to continue to enforce tough sanctions on North Korea until it dismantles its nuclear weapons and ballistic...
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People wait for the start of debates between two candidates in the weekend presidential run-off at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is the last official day of election canvassing in Ukraine as all presidential candidates and their campaigns will be barred from campaigning on Saturday, the day before the vote. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
April 19, 2019 - 9:47 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko rallied his supporters in Kiev in a last-ditch attempt to keep his job, hours ahead of a nationally televised debate Friday against the challenger who is expected to beat him in the presidential runoff. The 53-year-old Poroshenko, who is...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
April 19, 2019 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders pushed back Friday against allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report exposed a culture of lying at the White House. Sanders also disputed allegations that she personally misled the media and TV viewers when...
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President Donald Trump pauses during remarks on the deployment of 5G technology in the United States during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 19, 2019 - 7:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's report and President Donald Trump (all times local): 8 a.m. President Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders is pushing back on allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report exposed a culture of lying at the White...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is photographed Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. The report contained two volumes. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
April 19, 2019 - 5:57 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin argued on Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The redacted report presented on Thursday said that there was no collusion between the Donald Trump...
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