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Rosenstein: No allegation of American involvement or election impact – in this particular indictment

When Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spoke to the press on Friday, he repeatedly made it clear that his comments were specific to the federal grand jury indictment the special counsel's office had just announced. Shortly before the news conference, special counsel Robert Mueller's office said a federal grand jury had indicted 13 Russians and…

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Bill Gates: ‘A.I. can be our friend’

"We used to all have to go out and farm. We barely got enough food, when the weather was bad people would starve. Now through better seeds, fertilizer, lots of things, most people are not farmers. And so AI will bring us immense new productivity," says Gates. Of course, the advancements and elimination of millions…

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Here are some of the most important quotes from Mueller’s indictment of Russians

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday released a surprise indictment of 13 Russian individuals and three Russian entities alleged to have sown discord through "information warfare" in then-candidate Donald Trump's favor during the 2016 presidential election. The 37-page document outlines specific ways in which Russia, through numerous individuals and organizations, sought to influence the election…

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Justice anti-trust chief tells reporters he didn’t talk AT&T-Time Warner with Trump

The Justice Department's anti-trust chief denies he discussed the proposed $85 billion merger of AT&T and Time Warner with President Donald Trump, Bloomberg News reported Friday. Makan Delrahim talked to reporters in Paris on Friday after speaking at a conference there. Bloomberg says he denied further comment citing the Justice Department's lawsuit to block the…

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Stop blaming the NRA for failed gun control efforts

It usually only takes seconds after a mass shooting for a chorus of people to begin blaming the National Rifle Association for allowing these atrocities to happen. You know how the argument goes. The "conventional wisdom" is the NRA's heavy spending stops hundreds of politicians from enacting the "common sense" gun control laws they and…

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Russians indicted in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of election meddling to support Donald Trump

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office said Friday that a grand jury indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections, during which they boosted the candidacy of Donald Trump. The indictment says that the defendants by early to mid-2016 were "supporting the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald J.…

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