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Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

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Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age...

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Armstrong settles $100 million US government doping fraud case for $5 million

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Lance Armstrong will pay $5 million to the federal government to settle a fraud lawsuit that contended he owed $100 million to taxpayers for doping while competing for a cycling team sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service. The settlement was reached in an...


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Hans Asperger, hailed for autism research, may have sent child patients to be killed by

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. His medical assessment was grim. The child, not yet 3, showed signs of mental and physical impairment after an illness that caused inflammation in the brain, he said. “Severe personality disorder,” Austrian pediatrician and child psychologist Hans Asperger wrote in a...


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Two Florida sheriff's deputies shot to death through restaurant window

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Two Florida sheriff’s deputies were shot and killed while eating in a restaurant Thursday afternoon by an attacker found dead outside shortly after, police said. Authorities said they did not immediately have a motivation for the sudden, shocking burst of violence in...


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Trump hires Giuliani, two other attorneys amid mounting legal turmoil over Russia

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani and two other former federal prosecutors joined President Donald Trump’s legal team Thursday following weeks of turbulence and struggles to find attorneys who would agree to represent the president in the ongoing...


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'He knows how to read a room really, really well': How White House physician Ronny

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - As a White House physician under three presidents, Ronny Jackson often went to extra lengths to win over the officials he was on hand to assist. He helped George W. Bush clear brush at his Texas ranch. He supplied Barack Obama with Nicorette gum and even...


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Alabama inmate found guilty in bombing to be the nation's oldest prisoner executed

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Three decades after a bombing campaign claimed the life of a federal judge, set off panic and prompted a sprawling federal investigation, authorities in Alabama plan to execute the now-83-year-old man convicted in the explosions. The lethal injection of Walter Leroy...


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Justice Department hands Comey memos to Congress

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The Justice Department provided Congress with a set of redacted, unclassified memos written last year by then-FBI Director James Comey that described his private conversations with President Donald Trump, including one in which the president asked Comey...


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Justice Department hands Comey memos to Congress

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The Justice Department provided Congress with a set of redacted, unclassified memos written last year by then-FBI Director James Comey that described his private conversations with President Donald Trump, including one in which the president asked Comey...


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The Latest: 83-year-old Alabama mail-bomb killer is executed

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ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of (all times local): 8:42 p.m. Alabama has executed the oldest U.S. inmate to be put to death in modern times, an 83-year-old man convicted of a federal judge’s mail-bomb slaying. Authorities say Walter Leroy Moody Jr. was pronounced dead...


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Judge blocks transfer of American ISIS suspect held without charges in Iraq

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Washington blocked the government on Thursday from immediately transferring to another country an American citizen detained by the U.S. military in Iraq. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan temporarily halting the planned...


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