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Justice Dept. charges bombmaker in 1988 Pan Am explosion


The US Justice Department has announced new charges against a Libyan bombmaker in the 1988 explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, an attack that killed 259 people in the air and 11 on the ground.

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US elections require a ‘well-educated electorate about Russian tactics,’ says Sen. Warner

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Barr testifies on Mueller probe; Former Malaysia PM found guilty; Bush fires killed or displaced 3 billion animals

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Watch live: Barr to condemn rioting at much-anticipated House hearing

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The global implications of Geoffrey Berman firing; US and Russia start nuclear weapons talks; US targets Assad govt and backers with sanctions

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Trump’s hypocrisy on corruption is just what Putin wants

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US President Donald Trump said he was concerned about corruption in Ukraine when he withheld aid last year. But his interference in Justice Department matters post-impeachment are eroding US institutional norms — and playing into Russian President Vladimir Putin’s hand.

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DOJ can’t ‘intimidate us,’ says Washington county sued over sanctuary policy

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Attorney General William Barr has announced new lawsuits this week against California, New Jersey and King County in Washington. All three places have sought to offer immigrants some protection against what they view as overzealous federal immigration enforcement.

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DOJ veteran says Barr’s request for foreign help on CIA, FBI probe is ‘stunning’

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Attorney General William Barr reportedly wants the help of Australia, Italy and the United Kingdom in reviewing how the CIA and the FBI went about investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. That’s unusual and ‘disturbing,’ says a former Department of Justice official.

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Robert Mueller testifies before US Congress

Robert Mueller testified before US Congress on Wednesday. Democratic lawmakers tried to try to pin down the former special counsel on a crucial question: did he intend for them to carry on where he left off in his investigation of President Donald Trump and the Russians?

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Mueller Report: Did Trump commit conspiracy? No. But collusion? Maybe.


Mueller’s team focused on evidence of criminal conspiracy, not collusion. The report indicates “numerous links” between the Trump campaign and Russia that may still look like collusion to a layperson.