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U.S. Backs Leniency for Gates, Citing ‘Extraordinary’ Help

(Bloomberg) — Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates deserves leniency for his “extraordinary assistance” with offshoots of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the government told a judge just days before his sentencing. Prosecutors said in a court filing Tuesday that they don’t oppose Gates’s request for probation. They also said that Gates deserved praise […]

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Senate quicksand engulfs a bipartisan plan that Trump backs

The standstill — even on an issue that has bipartisan backing and the support of a fickle president — reflects the unceasing gridlock of today’s Senate and how difficult it is to move any major legislation through the upper chamber. With Democrats in control of the House, the GOP-controlled Senate has shifted virtually its entire […]

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Rob Delaney hails NHS as ‘pinnacle of human achievement’ as he backs Labour

Catastrophe star Rob Delaney has hailed the NHS as “the pinnacle of human achievement” in a video supporting Labour ahead of the General Election . The actor also spoke movingly about the care his son Henry received before dying from a brain tumour. In a clip shared by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Twitter , the American […]

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Exclusive: U.S. Navy secretary backs SEAL’s expulsion review, despite Trump objection

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) – U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said on Friday a Navy SEAL convicted of battlefield misconduct should face a board of peers weighing whether to oust him from the elite force, despite President Donald Trump’s assertion that he not be expelled. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher […]

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