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Mueller's New Indictment of the Russian Hackers Is Full of Clues Connections to Trumpworld

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On Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a series of indictments against 12 Russian intelligence operatives for hacking various Democratic Party and state election infrastructure organs in an effort to interfere in the 2016 election. As Slate's Ben Mathis-Lilley pointed out, one seemingly noteworthy effort came when the Russians attempted to hack Hillary Clinton's “personal office” on the same day Donald Trump publicly stated he hoped Russia would hack Clinton's emails.
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After being told of Russia indictments, Trump still aspired to be friends with Putin

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Before he embarked on a week of transatlantic diplomacy, President Donald Trump sat down with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who previewed for the boss an explosive development: The Justice Department would soon indict 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking Democratic emails to interfere...
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The Russian Hacking Indictments Laid Out Cold, Hard Facts Amid the Theatrics

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In the old TV show “Perry Mason,” popular when Donald Trump was a teen, the no-nonsense defense attorney would often exonerate his client by questioning a witness so skillfully that the real criminal broke down and confessed.
Speaking to reporters in Great Britain Friday morning, Trump cautioned that he expected no such moment to come when he talked with Russian President Vladimir Putin about meddling in the 2016 election early next week.
“I don't think you'll have any ‘Gee, I did it, I did it, you got me,'” Trump said. “There won't be a Perry Mason here, I don't think, but you never know...
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The Top Bombshells In Robert Mueller's Indictment Of Russian DNC Hackers

The Top Bombshells In Robert Mueller's Indictment Of Russian DNC Hackers

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The indictment reveals that a congressional candidate asked the Russians for dirt on an opponent, and that the Russians seemed to be following Trump's lead.
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Mueller Drops A Bombshell: Russians Tried To Hack Clinton After Trump Publicly Asked

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MSNBC's Katy Tur pointed out that the new Mueller indictment of 12 Russian military officials contains the nugget that after Trump publicly asked Russia to get Clinton's emails, the Russians tried to hack individuals in the Clinton campaign the same day.
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Trump faces more pressure to confront Putin after Mueller indicts Russians for election hacking

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who announced the indictments, asserted that the timing was based on "the facts, the law, and Department of Justice policies."
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Trump picks ambassador to Canada as next UN ambassador

Trump picks ambassador to Canada as next UN ambassador

President Donald Trump has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Read more ...

R. Kelly's Lawyer Says Double Jeopardy Should Protect Disgraced Singer From...

R. Kelly's Lawyer Says Double Jeopardy Should Protect Disgraced Singer From New Sex Charges

R. Kelly ‘s lawyer addressed the media shortly after the disgraced singer turned himself in Friday night and was arrested for his indictment on ten counts of sex abuse brought... Read more ...

Venezuelan Military Fires On Protesters, Killing 2, In Confrontation Over Aid

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Turning wet, then windy this weekend

Turning wet, then windy this weekend

Rain arrives later Saturday with gusty winds set for later Sunday. A lot of weather to talk about the next few days, so tune in to see what the Storm Team Forecast holds. Read more ...

California 'house of horrors' parents plead guilty to charges of torture, abuse

California 'house of horrors' parents plead guilty to charges of torture, abuse

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The Vermont independent showed he can still raise boatloads of money, but with so many progressive choices, Sanders may be at a disadvantage. Read more ...

Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post

Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post

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Cook County Prosecutors Charge R. Kelly With Criminal Sexual Abuse

Cook County Prosecutors Charge R. Kelly With Criminal Sexual Abuse

Nine of the counts specify the victim was between 13 and 15. One count did not specify any ages. Read more ...

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Billionaire Warren Buffett to release his shareholder letter on Saturday

Letter details how Berkshire's companies and its investments fared in 2018. Read more ...

Chance for heavy rain this afternoon

Chance for heavy rain this afternoon

Rainy Saturday afternoon Read more ...