Politics

Feb. 5, 2018; Blue Ash, OH, USA; President Donald Trump tours and speaks at Sheffer Corporation.
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May 23, 2018 - 6:48 pm
President Trump is spending the next few hours in NYC to attend a dinner with supporters at the Palace Hotel in Midtown. Earlier, Trump met with law enforcement agents on Long Island on Wednesday afternoon to discuss MS-13, the gang with ties to El Salvador.
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks during a news conference in New York.
(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 23, 2018 - 5:50 pm
The special prosecutor investigating former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has started conducting interviews with the women whose allegations of violent slapping, choking and other abuse led to his resignation this month, The Associated Press has learned.
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President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner
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May 23, 2018 - 4:14 pm
White House adviser Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, has been granted a permanent security clearance.
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 23, 2018 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud. Evgeny Freidman was dubbed the Taxi King of New York for managing cab fleets for investors including Cohen. Freidman pleaded guilty...
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May 22, 2018 - 6:34 pm
The New York Legislature on Tuesday appointed Barbara Underwood interim attorney general two weeks after Eric Schneiderman suddenly resigned as the state's top legal chief amid allegations he physically abused four women he dated.
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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano
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May 22, 2018 - 5:28 pm
Jury deliberations entered day three in the corruption trial of former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife Linda and former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto.
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May 21, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The agreement came after President Donald Trump made an extraordinary demand that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign. It's unclear exactly what the members will be allowed to review or if the Justice Department will be providing any documents to...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2018 - 5:39 pm
"We must learn from the past, but we cannot dwell in the past," said Haspel, whose ascent from undercover operative to the top job was challenged because of her role in a program to harshly detain and interrogate terror suspects after 9/11.
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May 21, 2018 - 4:56 pm
The former president and first lady have formed their own production company, Higher Ground Productions, for the material. In announcing a deal that had been rumored since March, Netflix offered no specifics on what shows they would make.
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Steven Mnuchin
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May 20, 2018 - 3:23 pm
The U.S. and China are putting their trade war on hold, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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