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Congress hearings show no Trump campaign-Russia collusion -W.House official

BRENNAN: I encountered and I'm aware of information intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and US persons involved in the Trump campaign. He said he was "very concerned" about the disclosure of information. "If they did collect more information about her that they did not release, I think they were probably husbanding it for another day", Brennan explained.



Trump and the Promise (And Pitfalls) of Mideast Peace

In this newfound amity, Trump , ever the dealmaker, sees the potential for "the ultimate deal" - peace between Israel and the Arabs. US President Donald Trump , Saudi King Salman and Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah al-Sissi touching a glowing globe to launch the opening of an anti-extremism center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017.


Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M

Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M

Museum officials said that raising the reward was unrelated to that event. "These works of art were purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner for the 'education and enjoyment of the public forever, '" said Steve Kidder, president of the Gardner Museum's Board, in a statement.



Police release name of Manchester bomber

An independent body which sets the threat level recommended it be raised to "critical" from "severe" for the first time since June 2007. Greater Manchester Police Constable Ian Hopkins said Abedi has not been formally named by the coroner.



Senate Goes After Flynn's Businesses After He Snubs Subpoena

First, Warner said the committee is directing the new subpoenas at two of Flynn's businesses because they do not have the right to plead the Fifth . Richard Burr , R-N.C., the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee , is taking his oversight role in carrying out the probe, and more broadly, how seriously the GOP Senate caucus is taking that role.



Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

The proposed budget, for the fiscal year that begins October 1, was being delivered to Congress Tuesday, setting off an extended debate in which Democrats are already attacking the administration for trying to balance the budget on the backs of the poor.