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Typically Trump-Friendly 'Fox and Friends' Questions President's Twitter Habits

Typically Trump-Friendly 'Fox and Friends' Questions President's Twitter Habits

Sekulow says the president has a social media platform that can reach 107 million people and "I don't tell him what to write or not write". Should Rosenstein decide to recuse himself, Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand would take over for him as far as having authority over the special counsel, whether it continues to be Mueller or not.


Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement

Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement

Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona , a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling. Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special envoy to the Middle East, arrived Sunday in Israel. Nickolay Mladenov stressed that the United Nations considers settlement activities illegal under global law.


Field drug test mistakes drywall dust for cocaine

Field drug test mistakes drywall dust for cocaine

A Florida man wrongly spent 90 days behind bars after police mistook drywall powder, found on the floor of his vehicle, for cocaine. Cashe is now claiming that the police should open an internal inquiry into how an innocent man could be put behind bars for such a long period of time.



Successful SpaceX launch delivers satellites into orbit

While many of its early landing attempts were met with fiery ends, SpaceX hasn't lost a rocket in a landing attempt since early last summer. The Falcon 9 rocket for the mission sported redesigned, larger titanium hypersonic grid fins created to withstand the heat of reentry without shielding and help guide the returning booster despite strong winds.



DeVos weighs in on Supreme Court church decision

NPR's Tom Gjelten has the story. That sets the stage for a 5-year-old case involving a baker in Colorado who refused a custom wedding cake order from a gay couple, claiming that same-sex marriage violated his religious beliefs. As a nation, we are always testing the limits of religious liberty and the strength of the wall between church and state. Foundation President Kayla Moore hailed the ruling as "a victory for religious persons of all varieties".


Mattis: New Afghanistan strategy coming 'mid-July'

Mattis: New Afghanistan strategy coming 'mid-July'

Judging by Sen. John McCain's (R-Arizona) line of questioning to Defense Secretary James Mattis at Tuesday's Armed Services Committee hearing, however, it seems both men recognize the White House's current approach - or lack thereof - isn't working.