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Palestinian leader hails Trump's Mideast peace efforts

Speaking Thursday after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia's Black Sea city of Sochi, Abbas said the Palestinians were ready to cooperate with Trump's efforts to broker a peace deal. The speech may reportedly be made alongside a three-way meeting between the U.S. president, the Palestinian leader and Israeli prime minister Benyamin Netanyahu.



Trump Tweets Call to End Legislative Filibuster

But the call was beset by technical troubles, and Mr. Mulvaney was able to offer few assurances to temper Mr. Trump's threat of a shutdown, which could leave Republican House and Senate candidates vulnerable in 2018 races if a shutdown occurred.


Trump supporter arrested for harassing Muslim family on beach

Trump supporter arrested for harassing Muslim family on beach

Downing, according to the video, unleashed a litany of racist comments toward the family - even likening them to terrorists in ISIS. "You're a fucking Muslim, motherfucker", Downing can be heard yelling in the video. Alward claims that the South Padre Hotel management were largely unresponsive and referred her and her family to the police, saying there was nothing staff could do apart from evict the man once he had been released from police custody.


Suspect in California crash that hurt boy had been deported 15 times

Suspect in California crash that hurt boy had been deported 15 times

Saturday before driving away. Lennox Lake had the time of his life at Disneyland Saturday. He has had multiple arrests for suspended license and for driving under the influence in the past, as well as being accused of a domestic violence incident by his estranged wife, according to 10 News.


Acting FBI chief to face congressional panel amid Comey firing fallout

Acting FBI chief to face congressional panel amid Comey firing fallout

While McCabe testified alongside Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers, DIA Director Lt. White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders flatly denied those claims at a briefing on Thursday and added that the conversations between Comey and Trump did not present a conflict of interest.



White House: Rod Rosenstein should take over Russian Federation probe

Interestingly, the Post story also portrays the testimony of former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates on Monday as damaging to the White House - although there were no new details revealed about the Russian Federation investigation. The senior Democrat on the committee is accusing the White House of not taking the investigation into Russian Federation and the election seriously.