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Attorney general calls for counseling, intervention to prevent mass shootings

23 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday announced an effort to prevent mass shootings through court-ordered counseling and supervision of potentially violent individuals.

California 'veered' out of its lane in climate pact with Quebec: U.S. lawsuit

23 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The United States on Wednesday sued California and other state entities for entering a climate agreement with a Canadian province, saying the state had no right to conduct foreign policy, in the latest feud between the Trump administration and the state.

Trump adviser Stone loses bid to lift court-imposed gag order as trial looms

22 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone lost a last-ditch effort on Tuesday to lift a court-imposed gag order barring him from posting on social media or discussing his criminal case slated to begin next month.

Trump adviser Stone loses bid to lift court-imposed gag order as trial looms

22 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON, Oct 22 U.S. President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone lost a last-ditch effort on Tuesday to lift a court-imposed gag order barring him from posting on social media or discussing his criminal case slated to begin next month.

Parents of slain gay man chide Trump's attorney general over LGBT rights

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The parents of slain gay Wyoming man Matthew Shepard blasted U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday for failing to stand up for LGBT civil rights in a statement read at a Justice Department ceremony marking the 10-year anniversary of a hate crime law bearing their son's name.

Trump tells Pentagon to begin withdrawing remaining troops from northern Syria

14 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The United States is poised to move about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish incursion into the region, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, calling the situation "untenable" for U.S. forces.

Trump tells Pentagon to begin withdrawing remaining troops from northern Syria

13 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The United States is poised to move about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish incursion into the region, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, calling the situation "untenable" for U.S. forces. | Video

U.S. arrests counterterrorism analyst over leaks to journalists

11 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON A counterterrorism analyst with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency was arrested on Wednesday over charges he leaked classified materials about a foreign country's weapons system to two journalists in 2018 and 2019, the U.S. Justice Department said in federal court filings on Wednesday.

Explainer: Barr investigates the investigators of Russian meddling

09 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr has been traveling internationally to help investigate President Donald Trump's complaints that his campaign was improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 presidential election. | Video

Explainer: Barr investigates the investigators of Russian meddling

09 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr has been travelling internationally to help investigate President Donald Trump's complaints that his campaign was improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 presidential election.

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