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U.S. judge temporarily restores White House press pass to CNN's Acosta

A U.S. judge on Friday temporarily restored White House press credentials to CNN correspondent Jim Acosta, which were revoked after a contentious press conference with President Donald Trump, saying there should be a due process in place for limiting a journalist's access to the White House.

Labor unions file pension lawsuit against Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico violated a law meant to safeguard the pensions of its public-sector workers who have been unable to invest the more than $300 million they contributed to a new retirement plan, according to a lawsuit filed against the U.S. commonwealth's government and others by two labor unions on Thursday.

Key U.S. Senate Republican says acting AG comfortable with Russia probe

A key Republican senator said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, told him he had no concerns about the special counsel leading the investigation.

PG&E shares and bonds plunge as California wildfire risks mount

PG&E Corp , the electricity provider in the northern California region ravaged by a deadly wildfire, warned that it could face "significant liability" in excess of its insurance coverage if its equipment caused the blaze, sending its shares and bonds sharply lower.

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