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    VOA news 2019-06-13

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. A House committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress. As AP's Ben Thomas reports, that issue is a question in the 2020 census. "We have 24 yeas and 15 noes." With that, the Ho...

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    VOA news 2019-05-31

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. U.S. Attorney General William Barr said special counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice but chose not to. Barr made the state...

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    BBC news 2019-05-09

    BBC news with Julie Candler. The Judiciary Committee of the US House of Representatives has voted to hold the Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. Mr.Barr refused to submit an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russian interference in the 2...

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    VOA news 2019-05-09

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. As AP's Ed Donahue reports, the move came for not releasing an unredacted version of special prosecutor Robert Mueller's report on ...

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    VOA news 2019-05-07

    This is VOA news. I'm Liz Parker. The United States is speeding up the arrival of [an aircr...] a naval aircraft carrier strike group to the Arabian Sea. This comes after concerns Iran may be planning an attack against American or allied targets. Here is Secretary of State Mike Pompeo s...

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    BBC news 2019-05-07

    BBC news with Joe Macintosh. The new mayor of Istanbul has criticized the decision of the election commission to annul the result of March’s vote in stage of re-run. The defeated AK Party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan alleges fraud. But Ekrem Imamoglu called the move treacherous and in...

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    VOA news 2019-05-03

    This is VOA news. I'm Liz Parker. U.S. Attorney General William Barr was again at the center of Capitol Hill drama Thursday without even being there. AP Washington correspondent Sagar Meghani reports from the White House. A day after a tense Senate hearing, Barr did not show up for a...

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    VOA news 2019-04-11

    VOA news. I'm Christopher Cruise reporting. The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is headed for a fifth term in power. His main rival, Benny Gantz, acknowledged he wouldn't be able to form a coalition government, following a tight parliament election. Election results indicate...

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    VOA news 2019-03-30

    This is VOA news. I'm Nicole Livas. U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Friday the Justice Department is preparing to release a redacted version of the special counsel's confidential report on the Russia investigation soon. AP correspondent Mike Gracia reports. Attorney General Willi...