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Donald Trump's leak of classified information involved bombs and new batteries

Donald Trump's leak of classified information involved bombs and new batteries

Mr Trump, who had apparently "spontaneously" made a decision to share the information with Russian Federation, said he believed his actions would help in the fight against terrorism. Senior Republican John McCain, a senator from Arizona, said the report of Mr Trump sharing the information with Russian Federation was "deeply disturbing".



French president meeting EU chief, to reveal minister picks

The mayor of Le Havre since 2010, Philippe previously worked as a director of public affairs for French nuclear group Areva from 2007-2010 and as a lawyer from 2004-2007 with New York City-based global law firm Debevoise and Plimpton LLP.



Trump Tried to Get Comey to Drop the Flynn Investigation

An associate of Mr Comey said the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director wrote several memos to document conversations he had with the US President. The White House has played down the importance and secrecy of the information Trump gave to the Russians, which had been supplied by Israel under an intelligence-sharing agreement.


New fines for fire, vandalism, vacant homes, in Vancouver

New fines for fire, vandalism, vacant homes, in Vancouver

Those who run the risk of actually starting a fire by throwing a cigarette butt or other burning material onto grass could also face a $500 fine. "Previously, I believe that the only recourse we had against people who discarded smoking material improperly was a littering fine and, maybe not a year ago, but in 2015 we had an astronomical increase in the number of vegetation and brush fires because we had a very dry summer here", he says.



Paul Ryan says no rush to judgment on Comey firing

In an interview late Tuesday night with CNN's Don Lemon, Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) compared Trump allegedly pressuring Comey to drop the Flynn investigation to the obstruction of justice cases that led to impeachment proceedings for former presidents Richard Nixon and Bill ClintonBill ClintonFirst Republicans talk possibility of impeachment for Trump The Memo: GOP anger at Trump is building CNN analyst: "We're in impeachment territory" MORE.



Special counsel announced to probe Trump-Russia links

According to sources, the White House was in the midst of meeting with candidates for the vacant Federal Bureau of Investigation director position when they were "told" of the special prosecutor being named. "This is what we've been doing here in the House". Only the attorney general - or in this case Rosenstein, as the acting attorney general in matters related to Russian Federation - has the authority to fire a special counsel.