5 things for April 17: Cohen, Syria, Canada& Cuba, Starbucks, online sales tax
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Michael Cohen got some of what he wished for. A federal magistrate said Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer
, could review items seized when the FBI raided his house, office and hotel room for material that might be covered
by attorney-client privilege. But the judge is still considering letting attorneys allow independent investigators — a so-called “taint team” — also go over the material. Cohen’s and Trump’s lawyers don’t want that.
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