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US Attorney General Sessions Facing Questions about Trump-Russia Links

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying Tuesday before a congressional panel, with Democratic lawmakers set to question his recollection of contacts Donald Trump’s election campaign had last year with Russian operatives. In previous testimony, Sessions has repeatedly said he was not aware of any contacts between Trump campaign aides and Moscow. But since his last appearance before a congressional panel in mid-October, news surfaced that a former Trump campaign foreign affairs adviser, George Papadopoulos, had pleaded guilty in early October to lying to federal agents investigating Trump campaign links…

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Attorney: Subpoena too broad in Weinstein rape investigation

NEW YORK (AP) — A subpoena in the Harvey Weinstein rape investigation requesting all medical treatment records from a therapist for "Boardwalk Empire" actress Paz de La Huerta is too broad and would be embarrassing and damaging to her, her lawyers said in court papers…. … Read the referenced story here: Attorney: Subpoena too broad in Weinstein rape investigation

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Trump orders target cartels, crime as attorney general sworn in

Top Stories WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump used the swearing-in ceremony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday to sign three executive orders, including ones targeting transnational drug cartels and those who commit crimes against law enforcement. Trump orders target cartels, crime as attorney general sworn in

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