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Trump slams Russian Federation 'witch hunt,' touts himself, agenda on Twitter

Sekulow on Sunday also acknowledged that the president was "fully aware that if in fact he took this action, he would see a lengthening" of the amount of time it would take to get through the Russian Federation investigation if James Comey was removed as FBI director, but still chose to move forward with firing Comey because he "thought it was in the best interest of the American people".


Afghan president inaugurates first air corridor with India, bypassing Pakistan

Afghan president inaugurates first air corridor with India, bypassing Pakistan

Seven U.S. military service members were injured in an insider attack in Northern Afghanistan Saturday. Abdul Qahar Araam, spokesman for the U.S. military, said on Saturday that the attack took place at Camp Shaheen in Mazar-e Sharif. The vehicle bomb was used to open the way for other attackers to enter the police headquarters compound. "We fear a large number of civilian casualties as there were shops and customers near the police headquarters where the attack took place".



Two tropical storms could develop this week

A Hurricane Hunter Reconnaissance Aircraft is scheduled to investigate this system on Sunday, if necessary. Some strengthening is expected, the hurricane center said, and the system could become Tropical Storm Bret tonight when it is expected to move through the islands.


Scalise upgraded from critical to serious

Scalise upgraded from critical to serious

The alleged shooter, identified by police as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in a shootout with police Wednesday morning after shooting Scalise and three others. Ms Griner remains in hospitali at MedStar after being shot in the ankle and Mr Bailey was spotted on Friday in the Capitol, on crutches and out of uniform, accepting congratulations from fellow officers.


US Top Court to Hear Major Wisconsin Case on Electoral Maps

US Top Court to Hear Major Wisconsin Case on Electoral Maps

The Supreme Court has made a decision to hear a case that could clarify whether there are limits on partisan gerrymandering, an issue that could have major reverberations in the control from the House and statehouses across the country. In a 2004 case on the same topic, Justice Anthony Kennedy, as the deciding vote, refused to strike down the map in question on the basis that it represented an unfair partisan gerrymander.