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Prosecutors open probe into whether Biden accuser Tara Reade lied under oath in court appearances

DNY59/iStockBy MIKE LEVINE, ABC News(MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif.) — Prosecutors in Monterey County, California, have opened a probe into whether Tara Reade, the woman accusing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden of sexual assault nearly two decades ago, lied under oath when testifying in recent trials focused on domestic violence, the district attorney’s office said.“We are investigating…read more »

Trump looks to celebrate space launch victory amid national coronavirus struggle

Official White House Photo by Andrea HanksBy JORDYN PHELPS and BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump planned to travel to Florida Wednesday to witness the launch of the first manned space mission from U.S. soil since the space shuttle program was retired nearly a decade ago.The planned launch marks a historic moment in…read more »

VA secretary fires back at critics of controversial COVID-19 treatment touted by Trump

iStock/Kiyoshi Tanno(WASHINGTON) — BY: MATT SEYLERVeterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie fired back at critics of his agency’s use of a controversial drug touted by President Donald Trump to treat COVID-19 patients in an interview with ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz on Tuesday.After the VA reported last week it had treated roughly 1,300…read more »

DOJ closing insider-trading investigations of Loeffler, Feinstein and Inhofe: Sources

lucky-photographer(PARAMUS, N.J.) — BY: MICHELLE STODDART and TRISH TURNERThe Justice Department is closing its investigation into stock trades made by Sens. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., James Inhofe, R-Okla., and Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., shortly before markets plummeted amid the coronavirus pandemic, congressional sources confirmed to ABC News on Tuesday. However, the Justice Department is continuing its investigation…read more »

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