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Key Mueller witness George Nader hit with underage sex trafficking, child porn charges

Key Mueller witness George Nader hit with underage sex trafficking, child porn charges

George Aref Nader, who was a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, faces new charges of transporting a minor “with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity” and child pornography. According to a newly unsealed federal indictment in the Eastern District of Virginia, Nader is accused of bringing a 14-year-old boy from…MORE

If you think this week was bad, just wait…

If you think this week was bad, just wait…

This week started with the furor caused by President Donald Trump’s racist tweets urging four Democratic congresswoman of color to go back to where they’re from. (In the case of three of the four that would mean going back to, uh, America.) With the middle of the week came chants of “Send her back!” — aimed…MORE

Judge halts Democrats’ subpoenas of Trump Org docs in emoluments case

Judge halts Democrats’ subpoenas of Trump Org docs in emoluments case

A federal judge Friday paused congressional Democrats’ subpoenas of Trump Organization financial records, 10 days before the records were due in a lawsuit over whether President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution. The delay is a win for Trump, even if temporary. He’s attempting — and so far has succeeded — to hold off multiple…MORE

Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ocasio-Cortez of calling Americans ‘garbage’

Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ocasio-Cortez of calling Americans ‘garbage’

During an exchange with reporters as he left the White House on Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump made false accusations against both Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Ilhan Omar, two of the four Democratic members of Congress against whom he launched a racist “go back” attack earlier in the week. “The first lady thinks that…MORE

Trump admin is revising the citizenship test for the first time in 10 years

Trump admin is revising the citizenship test for the first time in 10 years

The Trump administration is making revisions to the naturalization test for the first time in a decade, US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Friday. The agency is focusing on changes to the civics portion of the test, though there could also be updates to the English section, according to a USCIS official. The announcement comes…MORE

Louisiana asks Supreme Court to allow state abortion law to go into effect

Louisiana asks Supreme Court to allow state abortion law to go into effect

Louisiana asked the Supreme Court Friday to allow a law to go into effect that requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital — a measure opponents have argued could decimate “safe and legal” abortions in the state. A federal appeals court upheld the law last fall but in February, Chief Justice…MORE

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