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Kris Kobach recuses himself from overseeing vote count

Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach and his wife Heather take the stage to thank their supporters. (Photo: Chris Neal / The Topeka Capital Journal by AP) After a clerical error, an already tight race closer in the republican primary for Kansas Governor, Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a candidate in the race, Has recused himself of his duties until …

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Use a public record request to learn more about Brett Kavanaugh

Bulletin Board Readers have asked about the kind of public information our journalists are making. Two of our investigative reporters explain how this worked with the latest requests for President Trump's Supreme Court nomination. Brett M. Kavanaugh Credit Erin Schaff for the New York Times U.S. The Supreme Court Justice has some of the most important work in the country, …

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CIA cable details interrogated at the base run by the CIA director

WASHINGTON – Newly classified documents released Friday describe graphically how an accused Al Qaeda operator was dismissed, repeatedly hit walls, water tanks and restricted in boxes for hours in a secret detention place as CIA director Gina Haspel card monitored after 9/11. The hard treatment of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri at the secret lock in Thailand has been revealed earlier and …

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The man suspected of starting Holy Fire makes bizarre court appearance

The man accused of setting a forest in southern California appeared in a jailhouse courtroom on Friday and made several outbreaks claiming his life was threatened. Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, is charged with fire brigades and other offenses associated with Holy Fire . A court commissioner shot up Clark's arraignment until 17 August. When the commissioner ordered the deposit to …

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Mueller gives further review to Roger Stone, Longtime Trump Advisor

Updated August 10, 2018 5:10 pm. ET Special Council Robert Mueller gives increased review to Roger Stone, a longtime advisor to President Trump who claimed that he had interactions with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during the presidential campaign in 2016. On Thursday, mr. Mueller men Mr. Stone claims where his back channel was to WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign-New …

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Tech billionaire arrested for a suitcase with drugs found in his hotel in Las Vegas – BGR

Henry T. Nicholas III, billionaire founder of chip maker Broadcom, has been arrested by the Las Vegas Police on drug smuggling costs. According to Associated Press Nicholas was arrested with suspicions about trade in heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy. Security was called when Nicholas could not enter his room at Encore, a casino in Las Vegas hotels. When security emerged, …

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Nevada inmate linked to 1984 hammer kills near Denver

AURORA, Colorado – A Nevada father formerly convicted of attacking a pair of handles in his bedroom is now suspected of killing four people with a hammer in two attacks in the suburbs of Denver more than 30 years ago , the authorities said Friday. Police officers said DNA evidence has bound Alexander Christopher Ewing to relatives Patricia Louise Smith, …

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US Federal Budget Gap Widens 21% in the first 10 months of fiscal year

Updated August 10, 2018 2:07 pm. ET WASHINGTON – The US government budget deficit increased 21% during the first 10 months of the fiscal year compared with the same period the year before – when spending jumped. The deficit, or the difference between the amount of money spent by the federal government and what it received amounted to $ 683.97 …

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