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12 July 2020

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Mitt Romney calls Trump's Roger Stone commutation 'unprecedented, historic corruption' (18)
Jason Lalljee USA TODAY Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, strongly criticized President Donald Trump's commutation for longtime friend and former campaign aide Roger Stone, calling it "unprecedented, historic corruption." "Unprecedented, historic corruption: an American president commutes the sentence of a person convicted by a jury of lying to shield that very president," Romney wrote on Twitter Saturday morning.
Trump Commutes Prison Sentence of His Friend (11)
TEHRAN (FNA)- President Donald Trump on Friday commuted the prison sentence of longtime confidant Roger Stone after the former campaign adviser was sentenced to three years and four months in prison in connection with former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. The decision capped a months-long saga that has roiled the Justice Department and divided some of the president's advisers.
Sessions vies for Senate comeback in race shadowed by Trump (1)
July 11, 2020 at 6:09 am Updated July 11, 2020 at 6:19 am By KIM CHANDLER The Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Seeking a political comeback, former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is trying to beat out ex-college football coach Tommy Tuberville in Tuesday's Republican primary runoff and reclaim the Alabama Senate seat he held for decades.
Justice Dept. seeks to overturn order halting execution (1)
The Justice Department has filed an emergency motion with an appeals court seeking to immediately overturn a lower court's ruling that has halted the first federal execution in nearly two decades By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press July 11, 2020, 5:34 PM Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article FILE - In this Oct.
Astros halt training again over virus worries (2)
2 min Los Angeles (AFP) Coronavirus concerns continue to cast a shadow over Major League Baseball's build-up to a pandemic shortened season, with the Houston Astros cancelling practice Saturday as Kansas City reported a player tested positive for COVID-19. The Astros opted to cancel a day's worth of training after a staff member reported potential exposure to someone who had tested positive for the virus.
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