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US court filing hints at charges for WikiLeaks founder

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case, suggesting prosecutors have charged the WikiLeaks founder under seal. Assange's n...

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Court filing hints at possible charges for WikiLeaks founder

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case that raised questions about whether the WikiLeaks founder had been charged under s...

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Ready to fight? 2020 Democrats frame the race on their terms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala Harris offered guidance on when Democrats should fight President Donald Trump and Republicans.

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US Senator Rand Paul urges Donald Trump to grant asylum and refugee status to Pakistan national A...

Washington: A top Republican Senator has urged US president Donald Trump to grant asylum and refugee status to Pakistani national Asia Bibi, a Christian woman recently freed from prison after her b...

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Indonesia plane crash victim’s family sues Boeing for its ‘unsafe design’ of 737 Max 8 aircraft

Washington: The parents of a passenger who was onboard the Lion Air flight that crashed into the Java Sea last month killing 189 people, have sued Boeing for its alleged "unsafe design" of the 737 ...

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Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to donor's wife

WASHINGTON (AP) — Miriam Adelson is a doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian, but is perhaps best known as the wife of Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino magnate considered one of the nation's mo...

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Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, "the District", or simply D.C., is the capital of the United States. On July 16, 1790, the Residence Act approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast.