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NYT: The president has the power to ‘terminate the inquiry’ or use his power to pardon, his lawyers argued

President Donald Trump’s lawyers argued in a confidential January letter to special counsel Robert Mueller that the President cannot illegally obstruct the Russia probe because the Constitution empowers him to “terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon,” The New York Times reported Saturday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero

In wake of Fujimori pardon, divided Peru debates meaning of reconciliation

Former President Fujimori received a Christmas Eve pardon on his 25-year sentence for human rights abuses. The government calls it the first step in reconciliation for a still deeply divided country. Protestors took to the streets this week, saying reconciliation looks different to them.  Christian Science Monitor | All Stories