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New York Attorney Probing Trump Business Deals

NEW YORK — New York's attorney general has opened a civil investigation into President Donald Trump's business dealings, taking action after his former lawyer told Congress he exaggerated his wealth to obtain loans. A person familiar with the inquiry said A...
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Kamala Harris Jumps into Presidential Race

WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monda...
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Trump Says He’ll Nominate Barr for Attorney General

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the late President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role. "I think he will serve with great distinction." — President Donald Trump Trump made the anno...
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Steaming Mad Conservatives Talk Recall of AG Becerra

SACRAMENTO — A conservative San Diego radio host who is a driving force behind an initiative to repeal recent gas tax increases said this week that he'll seek to recall California's Attorney General Xavier Bece...
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Why Did State AG Intervene in Caglia Industrial Park Lawsuit?

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra says he intervened in a Fresno land use case in June because he wants to make sure the law is followed. “Our obligation as the department of justice is to make sure we are protecting all people in the state of Cali...
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Report Says PA Priests Molested More than 1,000 Children

HARRISBURG, Pa. — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released ...