Janet Reno Dies, Snowden Defends FBI Email Search Efficiency, Dollar Strong on Possible Clinton Win: P.M. Links


  • Janet Reno
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    Janet Reno, the first female U.S. attorney general, has died at age 78. She'll be remembered mostly for the raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, that led to a slaughter.

  • The Donald Trump-side talking point is that there's no way the FBI could have analyzed hundreds of thousands of emails connected to Hillary Clinton's private server to see if there was anything classified so quickly. Coming to the FBI's defense is Edward Snowden, who tweeted that it was actually very easy. They're probably still not going to pardon him.
  • The U.S. dollar has apparently endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.
  • Jurors are now weighing how much in damages to award in the Rolling Stone defamation trial connected to the reported frat house rape that didn't actually happen.
  • Swedish prosecutors will be interviewing Wikileaks' Julian Assange on November 14 over the rape allegations against him.
  • A South Dakota highway patrol officer has been charged with stealing seized cash while on the job. He faces up to 10 years in prison.
  • Iraqi troops found a mass grave with about 100 decapitated bodies south of Mosul.

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