Special counsel pushing Paul Manafort for information on Roger Stone: Sources

Special counsel pushing Paul Manafort for information on Roger Stone: Sources

Prosecutors from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office have been asking former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort — their newest cooperating witness — about his friend and former business associate Roger Stone, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. Stone, a longtime political adviser to President Donald Trump and onetime partner of Manafort’s at the lobbying firm Black, Manafort, Stone and Kelly, has come under increasing scrutiny from the special counsel in recent months. Nearly…

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Authorities warn about possibility of more hidden explosives after mysterious booms

Authorities warn about possibility of more hidden explosives after mysterious booms

Amid an ongoing investigation into a spate of mysterious explosions that shook northeastern Pennsylvania earlier this year, authorities warned residents there could still be explosives in the area. The warning comes after investigators learned some explosive devices allegedly deployed by a couple across a rural part of Bucks County several months ago may have failed to detonate and could still be live. “This is more an FYI than an SOS,” Bucks County District Attorney Matthew…

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Snapshots from the trail: The final weeks in three close Senate races

Snapshots from the trail: The final weeks in three close Senate races

Three ABC News reporters covering the Senate races in Arizona, Tennessee and Texas joined Political Director Rick Klein and Chief White House Correspondent Jon Karl on the “PowerHouse Politics” podcast this week to give their insights on the three highly-watched contests. White House Correspondent Tara Palmeri is in Arizona where the two Senate candidates faced off in their first and only debate on Monday night. GOP Rep. Martha McSally, a retired Air Force officer and…

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Twitter releases ‘motherlode’ of data on alleged Russian, Iranian influence operation

Twitter releases ‘motherlode’ of data on alleged Russian, Iranian influence operation

Twitter has released data on more than 10 million tweets from nearly 4,000 accounts it said were linked to Russia and Iran, which paint a more nuanced portrait of the nations’ purported online influence operations. The social media giant previously disclosed the operations and lawmakers released hundreds of suspected account names that Twitter said were linked to the Internet Research Agency, a St. Petersburg-based “troll farm” that worked day and night to spread propaganda and…

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WATCH: Residents still picking up pieces after Michael

WATCH: Residents still picking up pieces after Michael

Now Playing: Hurricane Michael victims in fight for survival Now Playing: First lady’s plane malfunctions midair Now Playing: North Carolina state trooper shot and killed during traffic stop: Police Now Playing: Jordan Brown recalls arrest at age 11 for murder: ‘I had no idea what was going on’ Now Playing: Uber driver charged with kidnapping, wire fraud Now Playing: This ‘2 Dope Queens’ star has a dope new book, ‘Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay’ Now…

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‘Horseface’: Does it matter that Trump ridicules women?

‘Horseface’: Does it matter that Trump ridicules women?

Suffice it to say that “Horseface” and porn actress Stormy Daniels aren’t what Republicans want to talk about three weeks from the midterm elections — or ever. A record number of women are running, most of them Democrats, in the first balloting of the #MeToo era. No matter. President Donald Trump this week added “Horseface” to a long list of unflattering references to women, including: Fat, ugly, disgusting, “that dog,” ”a 10,” ”no longer a…

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Trump: ‘Not at all’ giving cover to Saudis in journalist’s disappearance

Trump: ‘Not at all’ giving cover to Saudis in journalist’s disappearance

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his recent comments about Saudi Arabia’s denials of any involvement in the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi were not an attempt to give the oil-rich ally cover. “No not at all, I just want to find out what’s happening,” Trump told reporters. He added that he expects to know who is at fault for Khashoggi’s alleged murder “by the end of the week.” His comments came after…

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Questions remain in desperate search for missing, endangered girl

Questions remain in desperate search for missing, endangered girl

As the search intensifies for a Wisconsin 13-year-old who authorities said was taken from her home where her parents were found dead, many questions remain in the mysterious case. “We’re a small, close-knit community. Things like this don’t happen in rural Wisconsin,” Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald told ABC News. Jayme Closs, 13, was taken from her home early Monday morning by an unknown person who likely had a gun, according to the FBI office…

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18 dead, 40 injured in bomb, shooting attack by student at college in Crimea

18 dead, 40 injured in bomb, shooting attack by student at college in Crimea

At least 18 people, most of them young, were killed and over 40 injured in a bomb and shooting attack at a college in Crimea that local officials said was carried out by a student. The attack occurred at a state polytechnic college in the Black Sea city of Kerch on Crimea eastern coast. Investigators said a lone 18 year-old student at the college entered the school on Wednesday afternoon armed with a gun and…

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Collins’ husband: Ricin threat mentioned Kavanaugh vote

Collins’ husband: Ricin threat mentioned Kavanaugh vote

The husband of Republican Sen. Susan Collins says a threatening letter that claimed to contain deadly ricin specifically mentioned her vote to nominate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Thomas Daffron told WABI-TV on Tuesday that the writer claimed the letter was tainted with ricin residue. He and Collins were allowed to stay home after preliminary tests indicated there was no public threat. Collins and her staff have been subjected to threats over her decision to…

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