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Trump reacts to former lawyer Michael Cohen’s guilty plea

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 11:10am
President Trump took questions Thursday about Michael Cohen, his former personal attorney who pleaded guilty to making false statements to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate project in Russia. “Michael Cohen is lying, and he’s trying to get a reduced sentence for things that have nothing to do with me,” the president told reporters. NBC’s Lester Holt and Pete Williams report.
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Starbucks says it will start blocking pornography on its stores' Wi-Fi in 2019

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 11:02am
The announcement comes after a new petition by internet safety advocacy group Enough is Enough garnered more than 26,000 signatures.
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Ukraine once gave up 5,000 nukes. Russia's attack may have broken that deal.

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:52am
Washington paid half a billion dollars for Ukraine to pass 5,000 nuclear weapons to Russia to be dismantled after brokering the deal.
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Mayfield's comments on Hue Jackson will ignite Browns, Florio says

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:40am
Baker Mayfield's interactions with Hue Jackson show that he may not have been his biggest fan and was smart enough to use that dislike as a rallying point in the locker room.
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Number of uninsured kids rose for first time this decade

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:35am
After years of steady decline, the number of U.S. children without health insurance rose by 276,000 in 2017.
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Sessions jokes about getting 'pink slip' from Trump, says he is just one of many

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:27am
In a speech, the former attorney general said he is "satisfied and fulfilled" with what he accomplished as the nation's top law enforcement official.
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What are the charges Michael Cohen is pleading guilty to?

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:26am
It's unclear what the charges are that Michael Cohen is pleading guilty to, but at the moment it appears his plea relates to making a false statement to Congress. NBC's Pete Williams explains.
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Paul Ryan: Cohen 'should be prosecuted to the extent of the law'

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 10:21am
In a forum with the Washington Post, Speaker Paul Ryan reacted to Michael Cohen's guilty plea. Cohen pleaded guilty in federal court to making false statements to Congress about the project to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. Ryan said, "he should be prosecuted to the extent of the law."
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What Cohen’s new guilty plea means for President Trump

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:59am
Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former attorney, is pleading guilty to making false statements to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate project in Russia. NBC’s Hans Nichols reports that this news raises “questions about the truthfulness of people in Trump’s orbit” when they were discussing matters concerning Russia.
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Scientists say controversial plan to cool the planet is doable

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:52am
Spraying chemicals into the atmosphere could slow global warming by reflecting sunlight back into space.
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Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about Trump Tower project in Moscow

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:52am
The president called his former lawyer a "weak person" before abruptly canceling a previously scheduled meeting with Putin at the G-20 summit in Argentina.
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Scientists say controversial plan to cool the planet is doable

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:52am
Spraying chemicals into the atmosphere could slow global warming by reflecting sunlight back into space.
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Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about Trump Tower project in Moscow

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:52am
In August, Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance and bank fraud charges.
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Minnesota man charged in deer carcasses dumped on Somalis' cars

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:38am
The complaint alleges that Daniel Dorian Knowlen watched as his 14-year-old dumped the skinned carcasses from their pickup on the cars parked outside a YMCA.
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Dunkin' Donuts says DD Perks accounts may have been hacked

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:36am
The company said it learned of the breach on Oct. 31 and forced a password reset.
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'El Chapo' cartel member describes Mariachi band playing taunting song before murder attempt

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:05am
Miguel Angel Martinez said one night he heard the band play a song about dying. The next day, a jail guard threw a grenade into his prison cell.
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A fuming Trump continues his intervention in the Mueller probe

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 8:41am
First Read is your briefing from "Meet the Press" and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.
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Holiday do's and don'ts: How do you react to a bad gift?

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 8:40am
Bad gifts happen. There has to be a better way to react.
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More than 500 sex assault complaints at Chicago schools since fall semester started

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 8:38am
Most of the 624 misconduct cases reported from Sept. 4 to Monday involved allegations of student-on-student assault.
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Brother of man found dead with his family at burning New Jersey mansion charged with murder

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 7:55am
Paul Caneiro is already in custody on aggravated arson charges for allegedly setting on fire his own house in Ocean Township hours earlier as his wife and two daughters were inside.
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