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Barr undercuts Trump on election and Hunter Biden inquiries

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr used his final public appearance to undercut President Donald Trump on multiple fronts Monday, saying he saw no reason to appoint a special counsel to look into the president’s claims about the 2020 election ...

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Cohen says he has earned early release from home confinement

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, says he has earned early release from home confinement but federal authorities refuse to credit him for good behavior and hundreds of hours of work and prison courses completed ...

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Law firm wants hearings held remotely

A law firm representing clients with claims against the city of Rochester is going to court because city attorneys are insisting on in-person meetings despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The New York City law firm Roth & Roth LLP has ...

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High court rules challenge to Trump census plan is premature

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court has dismissed as premature a challenge to President Donald Trump’s plan to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to allot states seats in the House of Representatives. The ...

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1 in 5 prisoners in the US has had COVID-19; 1,700 have died

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — One in every five state and federal prisoners in the United States has tested positive for the coronavirus, a rate more than four times as high as the general population. In some states, more than half ...

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Google’s antitrust case won’t go to trial until Sept. 2023

SAN RAMON, Calif. — The U.S. government’s attempt to prove Google has been using its dominance of online search to stifle competition and innovation at the expense of consumers and advertisers won’t go to trial for nearly three years. U.S. ...

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Kobe Bryant’s widow slams lawsuit from mom seeking support

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s widow has denounced a lawsuit from her mother claiming she is owed years of pay for working as an unpaid assistant and support promised by the basketball legend, who was killed in a helicopter ...

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Former police chief subpoenaed

Rochester City Council is going to court to force former Police Chief La’Ron Singletary to comply with a subpoena seeking testimony and documents related to the death of Daniel Prude. Daniel Prude, 41, was fatally injured on March 23 after ...

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5 years and counting: Ex-treasure hunter still stuck in jail

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A former deep-sea treasure hunter is marking his fifth year in jail for refusing to disclose the whereabouts of 500 missing coins made from gold found in a historic shipwreck. Research scientist Tommy Thompson isn’t incarcerated for ...

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Federal lawsuit: Kansas deputy purposely ran over Black man

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. — The dashcam video captured a horrific scene: a Kansas sheriff’s deputy in a patrol truck mowing down a Black man who was running, shirtless, across a field in the summer darkness after fleeing a traffic stop. ...

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Dozens of states file anti-trust lawsuit against Google

DENVER — Dozens of states filed an anti-trust lawsuit against Google on Thursday, alleging that the search giant has an illegal monopoly over the online search market that hurts consumers and advertisers. The lawsuit, announced by Colorado Attorney General Phil ...

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6 men indicted in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan governor

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal grand jury has charged six men with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in what investigators say was a plot by anti-government extremists who were angry over her coronavirus policies. The indictment ...

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