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Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

May. 21, 2018 5:49 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be...

Police question Thai politicians who criticized junta

May. 21, 2018 5:14 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Supporters of eight prominent Thai politicians who criticized the country's ruling junta shouted "Fight, fight" as the group arrived Monday at a Bangkok police station for questioning. Police are investigating the members of the Pheu Thai party, which was the governing party ousted in a 2014...

How a rehab boss exploited the drug epidemic - with impunity

May. 21, 2018 5:05 AM EDT

For years, a drug rehab program in North Carolina sent people with addictions to work for free as caregivers for elderly and disabled patients, often with disastrous results, a new Revealinvestigation has found. Participants at Recovery Connections Community bathed patients, changed diapers and sometimes...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Russia probe, border; Pruitt claims

May. 21, 2018 12:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts involving the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In a series of tweets Sunday, he repeatedly assails special counsel Robert Mueller's probe as hopelessly biased, insisting that it is effectively controlled by...

NYPD probing sex allegations against Mario Batali

May. 20, 2018 10:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali. The NYPD confirmed the probe following a "60 Minutes" broadcast Sunday night in which an unnamed woman accused Batali of drugging and sexually assaulting her in...

As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

May. 20, 2018 9:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said that the special counsel indicated its investigation...

The Latest: Trump orders FBI probe - and IG to widen query

May. 20, 2018 9:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's probe into Russian election meddling (all times local): 7:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign. The extraordinary order on...

The Latest: Prosecutor wont' release autopsies during probe

May. 20, 2018 8:22 PM EDT

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Texas school shooting (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Texas prosecutor handling a high school shooting that killed 10 people says autopsies won't be released while the investigation is underway. Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady declined to answer...

Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

May. 20, 2018 4:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge's demand that it occur speedily and...

Malaysia ex-leader seeks police protection amid graft probe

May. 20, 2018 10:11 AM EDT

PEKAN, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is under investigation for a massive corruption scandal, has sought police protection over concern about his family's safety, Malaysia's national news agency reported Sunday. Najib's long-ruling coalition suffered a shocking defeat in...