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‘Racist,’ ‘Conman’: Cohen Assails Trump Before Congress

WASHINGTON — In a damning depiction of Donald Trump, the president's former lawyer on Wednesday cast him as a racist and conman who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex and lied about his business interests in Russia thr...
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7 Nooses Found by Mississippi Capitol Before Senate Runoff

JACKSON, Miss. — State and federal investigators are trying to find out who hung seven nooses in trees outside the Mississippi Capitol early Monday, a day before a U.S. Senate runoff that has focused attention on the state's history of racist violence. One ...