Politics

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May 18, 2018 - 6:14 pm
Meek Mill dropped out of a White House event on prison reform, issuing a statement that said, "Unfortunately, the focus turned to the president and myself which concerned me that it might take away from creating a positive result from today's discussions."
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May 18, 2018 - 6:01 pm
The jury in the Ed Mangano corruption trial wrapped up its first day of deliberations Friday.
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In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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May 17, 2018 - 4:34 pm
The U.S. Senate on confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday as the first female director of the CIA, following a difficult nomination process.
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Feb. 5, 2018; Blue Ash, OH, USA; President Donald Trump tours and speaks at Sheffer Corporation.
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May 17, 2018 - 9:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani says the president still wants to testify in the Russia probe, but says he is "pretty comfortable" that special counsel Robert Mueller's team could not subpoena him in the investigation. Congratulations America, we are now into the...
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Public Advocate Tish James has announced that she will run for Attorney General.
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May 16, 2018 - 12:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City Public Advocate Letitia James has made it official. She's running for Attorney General. Supporters of Tish James stand by for her announcement that she is running for NYS Attorney General #1010wins pic.twitter.com/er6TrZ5007 — Carol D'Auria (@CarolDAuria) May...
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In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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May 16, 2018 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the CIA, won the backing of the Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday, paving the way for her expected confirmation to lead the spy agency. The panel voted 10-5 to advise the full Senate to confirm Haspel, whose nomination...
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New York City Hall
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May 14, 2018 - 5:55 pm
Following a Sunday New York Times report, a city councilman grilled police Commissioner James O’Neill Monday about the higher number of arrests of black and Hispanic people for marijuana offenses in New York City.
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Harry Reid
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May 14, 2018 - 5:04 pm
Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid was recovering Monday after undergoing surgery Monday at Johns Hopkins Cancer Center in Baltimore to remove a cancerous tumor from his pancreas.
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
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May 14, 2018 - 2:40 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's word of another move towards legalizing marijuana in New York. The New York Post reports, that state Democrats are planning to pass a resolution to endorse the idea at their nominating convention next week. The move comes following calls for legal pot in New York...
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
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May 12, 2018 - 3:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are facing an "epidemic of dishonesty" in Washington that's more dangerous than terrorism or communism. That's according to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who warned in a commencement speech on Saturday at Texas' Rice University that "an endless barrage of...
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