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Fulton County DA appealing judge’s decision to dismiss some Trump Georgia election subversion charges

By Sara Murray, CNN (CNN) — Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is appealing a judge’s decision to dismiss several counts in the Georgia election interference indictment against former President Donald Trump and several codefendants. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee, who is presiding over the sprawling racketeering case, ruled in March that six

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Aid brought into Gaza via the US constructed pier is now being distributed following days of delays

By Jennifer Hansler, Natasha Bertrand, Haley Britzky and Oren Liebermann, CNN (CNN) — Aid groups have begun distributing the humanitarian assistance offloaded at the US pier in Gaza to Palestinians, after encountering significant obstacles on distribution routes including Hamas drones and looting that delayed the deliveries. More than 500 metric tons of food and other

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Biden campaign official meets with Haley supporters hours after she said she’d vote for Trump

By Kit Maher, CNN (CNN) — A Biden campaign official met Wednesday night with Nikki Haley supporters from across several states in a pre-scheduled Zoom call hours after the former Republican presidential candidate said she would be voting for Donald Trump, two sources familiar with the call told CNN. The meeting was part of an ongoing effort by the

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Senate Democrats launch investigation into alleged Trump ‘quid pro quo’ with oil executives

By Kaanita Iyer, CNN (CNN) — Senate Democrats have launched an inquiry into recent reports that Donald Trump offered oil executives the reversal of some of President Joe Biden’s climate policies upon the former president’s reelection in exchange for campaign contributions. The chairs of the Senate Finance and Budget committees announced in a joint statement

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Louisiana lawmakers send bill that would classify abortion drugs as controlled dangerous substances to governor’s desk

By Piper Hudspeth Blackburn and Dianne Gallagher, CNN (CNN) — Louisiana lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would classify the abortion-inducing drugs misoprostol and mifepristone as Schedule IV controlled dangerous substances in the state, placing them in the same category as highly regulated drugs such as narcotics and depressants. The state Senate voted 29-7

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Top Republicans are already rushing to buy into Trump’s 2024 election fraud narrative

Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN Washington (CNN) — Top Republicans are already rushing to buy into a new 2024 election fraud narrative sown by ex-President Donald Trump in their zeal to appease their party’s presumptive nominee. Leading party figures are increasingly warning they will only recognize the result of November’s presidential vote if there is no

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US senators write to Canada’s Trudeau asking him to meet 2% GDP defense spending commitment

By Kylie Atwood, CNN (CNN) — A bipartisan group of 23 US senators have written to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging his country to live up to its commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense amid concerns that key members of the NATO alliance are not pulling their weight. “As we approach the 2024 NATO Summit in Washington, D.C., we are concerned and profoundly

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Political consultant behind fake Biden AI robocall faces charges in New Hampshire

By Rashard Rose and Marshall Cohen, CNN (CNN) — New Hampshire prosecutors filed 26 criminal charges against the political consultant behind a robocall that used artificial intelligence to impersonate President Joe Biden and urged voters not to participate in the state’s primary this year. The Federal Communications Commission also imposed a $6 million fine against

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Amy Klobuchar Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here is a look at the life of Amy Klobuchar, US senator from Minnesota and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Personal Birth date: May 25, 1960 Birth place: Plymouth, Minnesota Birth name: Amy Jean Klobuchar Father: Jim Klobuchar, Star Tribune columnist Mother: Rose (Heuberger) Klobuchar, teacher Marriage: John Bessler (1993-present) Children:

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