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GOP Stands by Trump, Gingerly, After Diplomat’s Testimony

WASHINGTON — They pleaded ignorance, saying they'd not read the diplomat's damning statement. They condemned the Democrats' tactics as unfair. They complained that the allegations against President Donald Trump rested on second- or third-hand evidence. Wedn...
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US Contractor Sentenced in Iraq Shooting Seeks New Trial

WASHINGTON — A former State Department contractor sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 2007 shooting deaths of Iraqi civilians is asking for a new trial because of what he says is newly discovered evidence. Slatten's lawyers say the document show...
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FBI Chief: No Evidence of Illegal Spying on Trump Campaign

WASHINGTON — FBI Director Chris Wray said Tuesday that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be "spying" and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored President Donald Trump's campaign during the 2016 election. "I believe that th...