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WikiLeaks’ Assange facing hearing on US extradition request

LONDON (AP) – WikiLeaks‘ founder Julian Assange is facing a court hearing over a U.S. request to extradite him for alleged computer hacking. Assange is expected to appear by video link from prison for Thursday’s hearing at London’s [...]

Trump lawyer urges denial of tax return request

Democrats’ bid “is a transparent effort by one political party to harass an official from the other party because they dislike his politics,” Consovoy wrote. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo White House By BRIAN FALER 04/05/2019 [...]

Steven Mnuchin: ‘I will follow the law’ on any request for presidential tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday he will “follow the law” if Congress issues a request for any of President Trump’s personal or business tax returns. “The answer is, if I receive a request, which I presume from what I’ve [...]

House Judiciary committee to request Trump-related documents

WASHINGTON (AP) – The chairman of the House committee that would be in charge of impeachment says the committee will request documents on Monday from more than 60 people from President Donald Trump’s administration, family and business [...]

Thailand receives Bahrain request for detained soccer player

BANGKOK (AP) – Thailand officially received a request from Bahrain to extradite a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia. Bahrain’s request for the extradition of Hakeem al-Araibi was received Monday and forwarded [...]

Lawmakers on both sides of aisle request pay be withheld or donated amid shutdown

Several House members have submitted letters to the chamber’s chief administrative officer requesting that their pay be withheld. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> A slew of congressional [...]

Republican drops recount request in Maine congressional race

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Republican incumbent is dropping his request for a recount after losing the first congressional election in U.S. history held under a system by which voters rank candidates in order of preference. Rep. Bruce Poliquin [...]

Stone pleads the Fifth to snub Senate document request

Roger Stone is under scrutiny in special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Congress Longtime Trump ally Roger Stone is under scrutiny in special counsel [...]

Uruguay rejects ex Peru president Garcia’s asylum request

LIMA, Peru (AP) – Uruguay has rejected an asylum request by former President Alan Garcia, who sought protection in the country’s consulate after a judge retained his passport as part of a corruption probe. In denying Garcia’s asylum [...]

Kavanaugh accuser accepts Senate Judiciary Committee’s request to testify

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford are still wrangling over critical details. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Christine Blasey Ford has accepted the [...]