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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is expecting to receive the first files of underlying evidence from Robert Mueller's report soon. The sudden shift by the Justice Department comes as Democrats weigh impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. The deal was announced just moments before the start of a committee hearing with Watergate star witness John Dean.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban "non-essential" helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash in the city. Rep. Carolyn Maloney vowed Monday to hold the agency "accountable" for what happened. The Manhattan Democrat said she would also consider pursuing legislation if necessary. Maloney says she doesn't believe that executive travel or tourist trips would qualify as essential travel.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — David Ortiz is back in Boston for medical care, a day after authorities say the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic. The team says a plane carrying the 43-year-old retired athlete landed after a flight from the Dominican. Ortiz had been in stable condition in intensive care at a Santo Domingo hospital after being shot Sunday night.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister has warned the U.S. that it "cannot expect to stay safe" after launching what he described as an economic war against Tehran. Mohammad Javad Zarif took a hard-line stance amid a visit on Monday by Germany's top diplomat seeking to defuse tensions. The ongoing tensions take root in President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. In Washington, the State Department dismissed Zarif's comments as "typical behavior" by Iran.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days after President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly what's in it. Stung by criticism that the agreement mostly ramps up border protection efforts already underway, Trump is hinting at other, secret agreements he says will soon be revealed. Mexico's foreign secretary says there is nothing further to announce.
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