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Trump welcomes Mueller's findings, but says he's been abused

Mar. 26, 2019 12:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to "move on" from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller's probe of...

The Latest: Avenatti expects to be 'fully exonerated'

Mar. 25, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti says he is confident he will be "fully exonerated" of federal extortion and bank and wire fraud charges. He told reporters late Monday he will "never stop fighting the...

Mueller's obstruction punt left question in Barr's hands

Mar. 25, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller had two key questions before him: Did the Trump campaign collude with the Russian government during the 2016 election, and did President Donald Trump commit obstruction of justice? On the collusion question, Mueller provided an unambiguous "no." But on...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Mar. 25, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW RIGHT NOW? The Justice Department says that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated"...

Democrats ask for Mueller files; GOP exclaims 'Move on'

Mar. 25, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to "move on" from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller's probe of...

DNA test solves 45-year-old double-murder mystery in Montana

Mar. 25, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A genealogy database used to match a family's DNA with evidence found at a 1973 crime scene has led investigators to identify the long-dead suspect in the strangulation killing of a young married couple, a Montana sheriff said Monday. Linda and Clifford Bernhardt, both 24, were...

Victory lap and accolades: Trump has, perhaps, best day ever

Mar. 25, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — He kept up a fist-pumping victory lap over the end of the Mueller probe. Basked in gushy accolades from a foreign leader. Saw a former nemesis humiliated by the feds. To most of America, it was just another Monday. For President Donald Trump, it was, perhaps, his best day ever. Trump...

Ex-Brazilian President Temer released from jail after 5 days

Mar. 25, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was released from jail on Monday, less than a week after he was arrested in the sprawling Car Wash corruption probe that has ensnared many of the country's top politicians and business leaders. Temer, who will still face several corruption...

The Latest: House chairs want full Mueller report by April 2

Mar. 25, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Democratic leaders of six House committees are demanding that Congress have the full report by special counsel Robert Mueller "no later" than April 2. The chairmen of the panels wrote in...

Video shows Kansas officer shooting, wounding man

Mar. 25, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dashcam video released Monday shows a Kansas police officer shooting and wounding a man in a case in which the rookie officer told investigators she mistakenly fired her firearm instead of her Taser. The video provided in response to an open records request is from the patrol vehicle...