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Michael Cohen to testify before House Intel in September

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Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, said that he has been asked to testify in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Sept. 5 as a part of the House's Russia investigation, per Bloomberg.

His Russia connection: The unverified Steele dossier claimed that Cohen traveled to Prague in order to meet with Russian officials. He was also a conduit for the secret Ukraine peace plan that made its way to the desk of then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

Ina Fried 57 mins ago
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Craigslist pulls personal ads after passage of sex-trafficking bill

Online classified site Craigslist has pulled its entire personal ad section after Congress passed a new sex-trafficking bill that puts more liability on Web sites.

Why it matters: Smaller tech companies and advocates for sex workers had feared a chilling effect if the bill becomes law.

Khorri Atkinson 3 hours ago
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China slaps reciprocal tariffs on U.S. imports

China's President Xi Jinping speaks next to President Trump. Photo: Nicolas Asfouri// AFP / Getty Images

China announced plans to impose reciprocal tariffs on $3 billion of imports from the U.S., hours after President Trump ordered levies on a range of Chinese goods.

The details: China's plan includes a 25% tariff on U.S. pork imports as well as 15% tariffs on American steel pipes, fruit and wine, according to Bloomberg.