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Deutsche Bank has begun turning over documents in New York AG’s Trump probe

code6d/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- German banking giant Deutsche Bank has begun turning over financial records related to its business with President Donald Trump, in response to a subpoena from the New York attorney general’s office, a source familiar with the matter told ABC News on Wednesday.As one of the Trump Organization’s most reliable lenders in recent years, Deutsche has come under scrutiny from several investigative bodies examining the president’s personal finances.The New York attorney general’s office subpoenaed Deutsche Bank in March for records related to Trump's unsuccessful ...

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White supremacist executed for killing black man by dragging him behind truck

Rattankun Thongbun/iStock(JASPER, Texas) -- White supremacist John William King was executed on Wednesday, more than 20 years after he killed James Byrd Jr. in a horrifying hate crime.King was one of three white men convicted of murdering Byrd, who was black, on June 7, 1998, near Jasper, Texas.Byrd, a 49-year-old father of three, was abducted, beaten, chained to the back of a pickup truck and then dragged down a country road.His body was decapitated, dismembered and ditched.King, 44, was sentenced to death in 1999.The other ...

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President Trump takes credit for progress combating opioid crisis

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump vowed to fight against the opioid epidemic and took credit for recent progress combating the public health emergency at the Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit in Atlanta on Wednesday."Everyone here today is united by the same vital goal, to liberate our fellow Americans from the grip of drug addiction and to end the opioid crisis once and for all," the president said."My administration is deploying every resource at our disposal to empower you to support you, and to ...

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Ex-DHS chief wanted cabinet-level election threat meetings, White House refused: Officials

jgroup/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- In recent months before resigning from her position, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was prevented from convening senior cabinet meetings at the White House on potential future Russian interference in the upcoming 2020 U.S. elections, two senior administration officials familiar with the matter told ABC News.Nielsen, whose department is charged with defending U.S. infrastructure including elections against cyber attacks, had been sounding the alarm publicly before the 2018 midterms. After the midterms, she pushed for the White House to convene a ...

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Texas family accused of obtaining Masters tickets with fake IDs: DOJ

wellesenterprises/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A Texas family is accused of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in a scheme to re-sell tickets to the annual Masters golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, the Department of Justice said.The indictment, unsealed in the Southern District of Georgia on Tuesday details a pattern from 2013 to 2017 in which Steven and Diane Freeman and their children Christine Oliverson and Stephen M. Freeman took steps to defraud the prestigious golf tournament's through its selective ticketing system.According to the indictment, tickets ...

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CDC confirms case of blood-sucking 'kissing bug' confirmed in Delaware

CDC(WASHINGTON) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed a 2018 case in which a blood-sucking insect known as a "kissing bug" bit a child in the face.In July 2018, the family requested help from the Delaware Division of Public Health and the Delaware Department of Agriculture to identify an insect that had bitten their daughter's face while she was watching television in her bedroom at night because they were "concerned about possible disease transmission from the insect," the CDC announced last week.The ...

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Boeing says it will take $1 billion hit on grounding of the 737 Max jet

Wolterk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Boeing announced Wednesday that it was taking an initial $1 billion hit on the grounding of the 737 Max jet following two fatal plane crashes in five months.The company also abandoned its previous full-year financial outlook as it grapples with the aftermath of the 737 Max fallout and works to implement software upgrades to its best-selling plane. Boeing is also halting stock buybacks.The crashes of the 737 Max jets operated by Indonesia's Lion Air on Oct. 29 and by Ethiopian Airlines on ...

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YTMT Logo Bernie has a plan.

Bernie Sanders is going to give us Medicare for All and the “rich” are going to pay for it. What could go wrong?

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