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Explainer: Why an obstruction case against Trump was so difficult

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:30:39 -0400

Barr sent a four-page letter to congressional leaders summarizing a report by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller handed in on Friday, which remains confidential. Mueller was appointed to investigate....
Russia calls on U.S. to formally recognize there was no collusion

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:29:27 -0400

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry called on the United States on Monday to formally recognize there was no collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign at the 2016....
Mueller finds no Trump-Russia conspiracy but some questions left unresolved

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:31:15 -0400

It marked a political victory for Trump. The Kremlin said following the release of Barr's summary that President Vladimir Putin was ready to improve ties with the United States but was up to Washingt....
More floods loom as high river waters recede in Midwest

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 05:17:28 -0400

Record floods that submerged parts of three Midwestern states bringing death and destruction were retreating in Kansas City on Monday but icy tributaries in Montana and the Dakotas threatened more flo....
Graffiti about New Zealand shooting left at U.S. mosque fire: media

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:12:24 -0400

Police and firefighters were called to the Islamic Center of Escondido, north of San Diego, about 3:15 a.m. (1015 GMT) on Sunday about a fire that blackened an outside wall, the San Diego Tribune and ....
Caravan of migrants in Mexico starts moving towards U.S.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 19:25:52 -0400

A caravan of some 1,200 migrants from Central America and Cuba began moving towards the U.S. border from southern Mexico this weekend, migration authorities said on Sunday. The National Migration Ins....
Mueller report finds no evidence that Trump campaign colluded with Russia: Justice Department

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 18:57:59 -0400

In a major political victory for Trump, who quickly hailed the announcement as "complete and total exoneration," Mueller's nearly two years of investigation ended with a finding that no one in Trump's....
Factbox: The Mueller investigation: Five takeaways

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 18:51:03 -0400

** Mueller's investigation did not establish that President Donald Trump's campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. ** The special counsel le....
Record river flooding begins to recede in Kansas City area

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 18:45:21 -0400

Record flooding along the Missouri River that left death and destruction in three Midwestern states appeared to have crested on Sunday in the Kansas City area without causing major damage and continue....
Trump lawyer Giuliani says Mueller report 'better than I expected'

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:59:47 -0400

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian interference in the 2016 election, whether the Trump campaign colluded, and whether Trump obstru....
'Apparent suicide' of Parkland student days after massacre survivor took her life

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:56:41 -0400

A student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida has died in "an apparent suicide," police said on Sunday, less than a week after a 19-year-old survivor of the 2018 massacre at the school ....
Trump responds to Mueller report: 'complete and total exoneration'

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:55:17 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday welcomed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report that found his presidential campaign did not work with Russia to sway the....
Timeline: Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 U.S. election

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:34:31 -0400

Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trump's campaign....
Factbox: A scorecard of key players in U.S. special counsel Russia probe

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:32:19 -0400

Attorney General William Barr issued a summary of the report on Sunday saying Mueller found no evidence that any member of Trump's election campaign conspired with Russia during the election. Trump's....
White House spokeswoman says DOJ findings a 'total exoneration' of Trump

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:32:04 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Sunday the Department of Justice's findings on the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election were a "total and ....
Letter from attorney general to Congress on Mueller report

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:27:28 -0400

As a supplement to the notification provided on Friday, march 22, 2019, I am writing today to advise you of the principal conclusions reached by Special Counsel Robert Mueller III and to inform you ab....
Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:15:47 -0400

Other continuing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee. The special cou....
U.S. lawmakers expected to receive letter from Attorney General soon

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:02:41 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. members of Congress are expected to receive a letter from Attorney General William Barr within the hour, a Department of Justice official said on Sunday, as lawmakers await....
Explainer: How much of the Mueller report must U.S. attorney general disclose?

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:02:41 -0400

Justice Department regulations governing special counsels adopted in 1999 give Barr, the top U.S. law enforcement official, broad discretion in deciding how much to release to Congress and the public.....
Timeline: Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 U.S. election

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:02:41 -0400

Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trump's campaign....
Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:02:41 -0400

Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee. The special counse....
Petrochemical leak keeps stretch of Houston port closed a third day

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:43:27 -0400

Ship traffic was halted for a third day on Sunday along a key stretch of the United State's busiest oil port as emergency workers siphoned fuels from the Houston Ship Channel that leaked from a massiv....
Over 100 Central American migrants detained in northern Mexico

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:17:36 -0400

Mexican police and federal officials on Saturday detained 107 Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States in the border city of Reynosa, the government of the northeastern state of Ta....
Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:44:40 -0400

Record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, raising health risks for infants, the elderly and others with compromised immune systems, the munic....
Attorney general pores over Russia report, details may come Sunday

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:20:13 -0400

WASHINGTON/WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr pored over a special counsel report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Trump ca....
Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:47:26 -0400

The public health advisory came as utility crews struggled to replace broken pumps at a wastewater treatment plant submerged by floodwaters about 30 miles upstream in Leavenworth, Kansas, a town of 35....
Houston petrochemical disaster stretches to sixth day, impacting key port

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:53:21 -0400

Fallout from a petrochemical fire outside Houston continued for a sixth day on Saturday, with emergency workers struggling to remove volatile fuels from exposed tanks and ship traffic disrupted on the....
Summary of Mueller report will not come on Saturday -official

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:30:01 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr's summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded ....
Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:08:05 -0400

Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee. The special counse....
Explainer: How much of the Mueller report must U.S. attorney general disclose?

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:08:05 -0400

Justice Department regulations governing special counsels adopted in 1999 give Barr, the top U.S. law enforcement official, broad discretion in deciding how much to release to Congress and the public.....
Timeline: Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 U.S. election

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:08:05 -0400

Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trump's campaign....
Letter from U.S. attorney general to lawmakers on Mueller report

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:48:37 -0400

The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to the heads of the Senate and House of Representatives Judiciary committees after Special Counsel Robert Muell....
Under heavy fire from Trump, Mueller soldiered on in Russia probe

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:48:37 -0400

In this rare public appearance in May 2017, Mueller did not bring up President Donald Trump or the investigation, but offered a clear message stressing the importance of honesty and integrity. "You c....
Factbox: Smoke or fire? Contacts between Trump campaign and Russia

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:39:35 -0400

Trump and Moscow have denied any collusion. Mueller handed in the keenly awaited report on his probe, the Justice Department said on Friday. U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded Russia interfer....
Factbox: A scorecard of key players in U.S. special counsel Russia probe

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:39:35 -0400

U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded Russia interfered in the presidential election with a campaign of hacking and propaganda to sow discord in the United States and damage the Republican Trump's....
Factbox: Guilty pleas, indictments abound in Trump-Russia probe

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:39:35 -0400

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election has ensnared dozens of people, including several advisers to President Donald Trump and a series of Russian ....
Factbox: Who did not face charges in Mueller's probe?

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:39:35 -0400

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday appeared to end his probe without bringing criminal charges against several individuals he had investigated, including advisers and family members of Pres....
Immigrant portraits in New York art show face down Trump

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:20:06 -0400

Immigrant faces captured in life-sized portraits by artist Betsy Ashton look the viewer straight in the eye, as if eager to tell their stories of leaving home to brave new struggles in a strange land.....
Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront city

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:14:56 -0400

Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing chaot....
Jury clears Pennsylvania police officer of murder in Antwon Rose shooting

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:13:11 -0400

A Pittsburgh jury on Friday unanimously found that a white police officer did not commit murder when he fatally shot black teenager Antwon Rose, an incident that sparked protests and fueled a debate a....
High times in Beverly Hills, with pot delivery and a Gucci ashtray

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:23:35 -0400

High-end department store Barneys New York has given the marijuana lifestyle the luxury treatment, launching a range of pot-themed products this week in the latest sign a drug once associated with boh....
Mueller submits Trump-Russia report, lawmakers urge quick release

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:04:49 -0400

Marking the end of his nearly two-year investigation that ensnared former Trump aides and Russian intelligence officers and cast a cloud over the Republican businessman's presidency, Mueller submitted....
U.S. agency error exposes 2.3 million disaster survivors to fraud: watchdog

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:52:18 -0400

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) exposed 2.3 million disaster survivors to possible identity theft and fraud by improperly sharing sensitive personal information with an outside com....
Houston petrochemical fire put out after it re-ignites, had added to shipping woes

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:25:57 -0400

A petrochemical fire was quickly put out after it had re-ignited Friday at a fuel storage facility outside Houston, which had compounded the danger from a containment wall breach earlier in the day th....
Texas petrochemical fire prompts hundreds to visit health clinic

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:25:57 -0400

Hundreds of neighborhood residents of a petrochemical plant that burned for three days and briefly emitted cancer-causing benzene into the air brought their coughs, headaches and other symptoms to a m....
Mueller submits Trump-Russia report, clamor grows for its quick release

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:34:50 -0400

Marking the end of his nearly two-year investigation that ensnared former Trump aides and Russian intelligence officers and cast a cloud over the Republican businessman's presidency, Mueller submitted....
Main Mueller report findings to be made public when Congress receives them: official

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:34:50 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The main conclusions of the report written by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be made public when they are delivered to Congress, a senior Justice Department official t....
FEMA error exposes 2.3 million disaster survivors to fraud: watchdog

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:25:43 -0400

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General (OIG) said FEMA had shared financial records and other sensitive information of people who had participated in an emergency shelt....
Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:24:05 -0400

Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee. The special counse....
Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront city

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:18:32 -0400

Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing chaot....