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 judge said Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer, could review items confiscated when the FBI raided his home, office and hotel room for material that might be covered by attorney-client privilege. But the magistrate is still considering let prosecutors allow independent examiners — a so-called “taint team” — also go over the material. Cohen’s and Trump’s lawyers don’t want that.

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American woman first to win marathon since 1985

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