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JFK assassination: Trump declassifies some documents

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has ordered the release of 2,800 files on President John F Kennedy’s assassination. But he blocked the release of other files, citing national security concerns. Senior administration officials did not divulge the contents of the records being shared by the National Archives on Thursday. Conspiracy theories have swirled since President Kennedy was fatally shot in Dallas, Texas, 54 years ago. A 1992 law passed by Congress required all records related to the assassination – around five million pages – ...

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Michael Flynn: Documents sought from ex-Trump advisor over Russia inquiry

Media playback is unsupported on your device A US Senate panel investigating Russian interference in last year’s election has issued a formal demand for documents from President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser. Michael Flynn has failed to voluntarily co-operate with the investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee says. He was forced to resign in February after failing to disclose the content of his talks with Russian diplomats. Meanwhile, the fallout continues over the firing of the FBI director. The White House maintained that James Comey was removed on Tuesday for ...

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Macron condemns 'massive' hacking attack as documents leaked

The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the target of a “massive hacking attack” after a trove of documents was released online. The campaign said that genuine files were mixed up with fake ones in order to confuse people. It said that it was clear the hackers wanted to undermine Mr Macron ahead of Sunday’s second round vote. The centrist will face off against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. The documents were leaked on a file sharing website late on Friday, as the official presidential ...

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NFL to review newly released Brown documents

3:12 PM ET The NFL announced Thursday that it will review newly released documents in which New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted to domestic abuse. Brown’s admissions were revealed Wednesday as part of his final case file by the King County (Washington) Sheriff’s Office stemming from a May 22, 2015, arrest following an incident with his wife, Molly Brown. The sheriff’s and prosecutor’s offices initially decided to postpone the filing of charges, pending further investigation, with the sheriff’s office recommending that the prosecutor’s office file charges of two counts ...

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Mylan agrees to give EpiPen documents to Congress

Life-saving drugs are getting more expensive Mylan has agreed to fork over documents that will give lawmakers details about the profits the company has made from its EpiPen sales. The House Oversight Committee sent the pharmaceutical company a letter on August 29 requesting more information about EpiPen sales — including how much consumers have been paying for the drug and how much Mylan has profited off EpiPen sales. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Documents the Hulk Hogan jury didn't get to see

Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker: A timeline Hulk Hogan triumphed over Gawker Media in a Florida courtroom last week. But was it a fair fight? Gawker doesn’t think so because the jurors who awarded Hogan $ 115 million in damages didn’t have an opportunity to review nearly a thousand pages of documents that had been previously sealed. Those records were released to the public on Friday night hours before the six-person jury returned its verdict. They raise serious questions about statements Hogan and other key witnesses made throughout the case, and ...

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New bin Laden documents show a suspicious, pressured al Qaeda

Al Qaeda’s leaders were increasingly worried about spies in their midst, drones in the air and secret tracking devices reporting their movements as the U.S.-led war against them ground on, documents seized in the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani hideout and reviewed by Reuters reveal. The cache of 113 documents, translated and declassified by U.S. intelligence agencies, are mostly dated between 2009 and 2011, intelligence officials said. The documents – the second tranche from the raid to have been declassified since May 2015 – depict an al Qaeda ...

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UN documents 'staggering' Iraq violence

Iraq conflict: UN documents ‘staggering’ violence 19 January 2016 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption The report accuses so-called Islamic State of crimes against humanity and possibly genocide The UN says the violence suffered by civilians in Iraq “remains staggering”, with at least 18,800 killed between 1 January 2014 and 31 October 2015. Some 3.2 million people have also been displaced internally over the same period, according to a new report. The UN accuses so-called Islamic State of systematic and widespread violence, including holding some 3,500 ...

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