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Benghazi trial opens Oct 2 – Trial could undercut Sessions’ push for tribunals

WASHINGTON, Sept 26, (AP): The trial of the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for the US Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn’t be handling such cases. Since his time as a US senator, Jeff …

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Celebrities ‘turn out’ for Planned Parenthood gala honoring Clinton

NEW YORK, May 3, (AP): An array of celebrities — from Meryl Streep to Tina Fey to Scarlett Johansson to Julianne Moore to Chelsea Handler — turned out to support Planned Parenthood at its centennial celebration, and to hear Hillary Clinton urge continued activism on behalf of women and girls …

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Comey defends Clinton email move – FBI chief says Russia still ‘involved’ in American politics

WASHINGTON, May 3, (Agencies): FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday it made him feel “mildly nauseous” to think he had an impact on the 2016 US presidential election, but that he had no choice but to announce just days before the vote that the agency had reopened a probe …

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US Sen. Warren “100” percent concerned about Russian hacking into the email accounts of Democratic officials

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she’s “100” percent concerned about reports of Russian hacking into the email accounts of Democratic officials. The Massachusetts Democrat is one of Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s fiercest critics. She said Thursday she’s also worried that Trump doesn’t seem to want to listen …

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In Milwaukee, hard-pressed black voters dumped Clinton

Milwaukee, Nov 21, 2016 (AFP) -On North Avenue, young black men with nothing to do wander past boarded-up buildings and dilapidated shops. It is a sad, desolate landscape. They and other African Americans in Milwaukee contributed to Hillary Clinton’s crushing defeat in the presidential election: not only did they not …

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Clinton blames FBI director Comey for loss: reports

Washington, Nov 12, 2016 (AFP) -Hillary Clinton on Saturday blamed FBI director James Comey for her loss in the US presidential race, claiming that re-opening the probe into her email use broke the momentum towards victory. Clinton told fundraisers and donors in a conference call that Comey’s two letters to …

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Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Donald Trump’s continued skepticism that the election was on the up and up, few voters who went to the polls Tuesday encountered problems — and even then, most issues involved the usual machine breakdowns and long lines. The run-up to the vote was fraught, with unsupported …

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Voters define America – Poll historic

WASHINGTON, Nov 8, (AFP): America’s future hung in the balance Tuesday as millions of eager voters cast ballots to elect Democrat Hillary Clinton as their first woman president, or hand power to the billionaire populist Donald Trump. As the world held its collective breath, Americans were called to make a …

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Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State

WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official appeared to coordinate with Hillary Clinton’s nascent presidential campaign hours before the former secretary of state’s exclusive use of private emails was first detailed in a news account last year, newly released hacked emails show. Emails from the files of Clinton’s campaign chairman …

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Neither Clinton, nor Trump popular in Arab world: poll

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Nov 2, 2016 (AFP) -Almost half the population of the Middle East and North Africa would abstain if given the right to vote in next week’s US presidential election, an opinion poll revealed Thursday. But Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton came far ahead of her Republican opponent Donald …

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