Things you should know today: 4/13/18

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Trump lawyer fights to shield items seized in FBI raid

Evan Vucci
In this March 15, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, has requested a temporary restraining order in an attempt to stop federal investigators from using materials the FBI seized in a search of his Manhattan office, apartment and hotel room.

Federal agents seized records that included payments made in 2016 to women who might have damaging information about Trump.

Trump convenes task force to study US Postal Service

FILE – In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Michael McDonald gathers mail to load into his truck before making his delivery run in the East Atlanta neighborhood, in Atlanta. After weeks of railing against online shopping giant Amazon, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday, April 12, 2018, creating a task force to study the United States Postal System. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday creating a task force to study the United States Postal Service, saying the USPS is on “an unsustainable financial path.”

The task force will have 120 days to create a report.

Bill Cosby’s chief accuser set to confront him in court

Matt Slocum
Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bill Cosby’s chief accuser, Andrea Constand, will take the witness stand on Friday at his sexual assault retrial. Constand says Cosby drugged and molested her at his Philadelphia mansion in January 2004, when she was a women’s basketball administrator at Temple University.

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