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Special counsel asks White House to save Trump Jr., Russian meeting documents 9:30pm EDT

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The special counsel investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia has asked White House officials to preserve any records of a meeting last year between the president's eldest son and a Russian lawyer, according to a source with knowledge of the request.

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Exclusive: Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client

MOSCOW The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia's FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters show. | Video

Man whose firm was behind Trump dossier won't testify to Senate: lawyer

WASHINGTON The co-founder of the firm that commissioned a dossier on Donald Trump during the presidential campaign last year is on vacation and will not testify at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Russia probe next week, his lawyers said in a letter released on Friday.

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Democrats in U.S. Congress urge review of Amazon's Whole Foods deal

WASHINGTON A group of Democrats in Congress urged the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in a letter this week to conduct a more in-depth review of online retailer Amazon.com Inc's plan to buy grocer Whole Foods Market Inc.

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Lawsuit says North Carolina bathroom law still harmful

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina despite lawmakers replacing a measure that restricted their access to many public bathrooms, advocacy groups said in a new federal court action on Friday.

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