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Trump calls on Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Trump calls on Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Tillerson, whom Trump has tasked with de-escalating the dispute, said it is " troubling to the United States, the region and to many people who are directly affected". Qatari planes were banned from using some of their neighbours' airspace. The rest of list includes 24 Egyptian nationals, five Libyans, three Kuwaitis, two Bahrainis, two Jordanians, a Saudi, a Yemeni and an Emirati.



How Trump's air traffic plan could cost you

In this morning's speech, Trump said that the air traffic control system was "ancient, broken, antiquated, horrible". "Canada, as an example, modernized their air traffic control through a non-government organization about twenty years ago, and they have cut costs significantly", Trump said.


White House, intel chiefs want to make internet spying law permanent

White House, intel chiefs want to make internet spying law permanent

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats defended Section 702 on Wednesday, telling the committee that 702 collection "has produced and continues to produce foreign intelligence information that is vital to protect the nation against global terrorism and other threats".


Addo falls before finals at Scripps Spelling Bee

Addo falls before finals at Scripps Spelling Bee

She knew " marocain " - which, by the way, means "a ribbed crepe fabric used in women's clothing" according to Merriam-Webster - and 34 other tricky words when it counted. Reportedly, a tie breaker test was also added this year however, it did not come into play. She ended up in an epic spell-off against Rohan Rajeev , 14, an eighth-grader at Oklahoma Christian School, in OKC.


Coverage of Comey testimony plays out with partisan spin

Coverage of Comey testimony plays out with partisan spin

This scandal is so obscure and multifaceted that it's hard to keep track of just what the allegations are, and which potential implications are most credible. Only days later Trump admitted in an interview with Lester Holt that the Russian Federation investigation was the real reason . "The administration then chose to defame me; and more importantly the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to say that the organisation was in disarray", he said.



Reality Winner pleads 'not guilty' in Federal court

They say they were able to narrow down the source using the unique "microdots" in the printout, which identify the source printer, as well as the fact that victor had been in email contact with a news outlet, presumed to be The Intercept. A judge denied bond for 25-year-old Reality Winner at the federal courthouse in Augusta on Thursday. She has no record. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Solari told the judge victor had written in a notebook: "I want to burn the White House Down.