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Erik Prince financed effort to find Clinton’s emails, Mueller report says

Security contractor Erik Prince, brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, helped finance an effort to obtain Hillary Clinton’s deleted emails in 2016, according to the publicly released version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The redacted report said the effort was led by Barbara Ledeen, a onetime GOP staffer on Capitol Hill and associate of…MORE

Mueller’s damning verdict on Russia keeps focus on Trump/Putin relationship

Officially, the Kremlin line is that Russia simply does not care about the findings of the Mueller report. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Shortly before its much-anticipated public release, a Kremlin spokesman told CNN the subject was of no real interest. Russia, he added, had more important matters on which to concentrate. But…MORE

Mueller investigated rumored compromising tapes of Trump in Moscow

Special counsel Robert Mueller examined whether President Donald Trump learned during the 2016 presidential campaign of the rumored existence of compromising tapes made of him years earlier when he visited Moscow, according to a redacted version of Mueller’s report. According to a footnote in the special counsel’s report, which was released Thursday, Michael Cohen, Trump’s…MORE

‘Sesame Street’ shows us how ‘Game of Thrones’ probably won’t end

Elmo wants to bring peace to Westeros. In a video released Thursday, which emphasizes respect, the “Sesame Street” fave tries to encourage levelheaded dialogue between Cersei and Tyrion Lannister, who are in a tense conversation when Elmo arrives. “I only want what’s best for Westeros,” Tyrion says. “And I only want for you not to…MORE

National Enquirer reportedly sold for $100 million

The supermarket tabloid National Enquirer has reportedly been sold to the scion of a company known for its newsstands at airports across North America. James Cohen, who comes from the family that started Hudson News, a travel retailer at airports in the United States and Canada, has reportedly agreed to buy the troubled publication for…MORE

Sarah Sanders admitted to providing media baseless information about Comey: Mueller report

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders admitted to federal investigators that she provided reporters baseless information related to former FBI Director James Comey’s dismissal, according to special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report. The report released Thursday stated that Sanders conceded to the special counsel’s office she had a “slip of the tongue” when she told…MORE

North Carolina governor vetoes ‘born alive’ abortion bill

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have required doctors to try to preserve the life of any infant born alive during an attempted abortion. The state’s Republican-controlled Legislature had passed the bill, called the “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act,” this week. In a letter announcing his veto, Cooper, a Democrat,…MORE