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Government seeks prison time for Weiner in sexting case

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:22:21 GMT2017-09-20T16:22:21Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say former congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years for engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl....

Prosecutors: Menendez tried to hide free flights, hotel stay

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:03:42 GMT2017-09-20T16:03:42Z

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez didn't report free flights and a luxury hotel stay paid for by a wealthy donor on Senate disclosure forms over a span of several years, according to testimony Wednesday in the two men's bribery trial....

Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:33:15 GMT2017-09-20T00:33:15Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans are zeroing in on a tax outline that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government's $20 trillion debt over 10 years, justifying the spurt of red ink with promises of surging economic growth and a burst of new revenues....

Senate intelligence chairman: Facebook should testify

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:20:41 GMT2017-09-19T23:20:41Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and that the social media giant "seems to have been less than forthcoming" with Congress....

Trump's lawyer to publicly testify in Senate next month

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:09:15 GMT2017-09-19T22:09:15Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's lawyer will return to Capitol Hill for a public hearing next month after the Senate intelligence committee abruptly canceled a closed-door staff interview Tuesday morning....