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Former FBI chief Mueller an inspired choice for special counsel

Mueller, 72, was named on Wednesday by the Justice Department to probe alleged Russian efforts to sway November's presidential election in favor of Donald Trump and to investigate whether there was any collusion between Trump's campaign team and Moscow.


Texas Lands Top Prep Recruit Mohamed Bamba

Texas Lands Top Prep Recruit Mohamed Bamba

One of the last prospects in the 2017 class to make his decision, the 7'0, 216-pounder shocked the basketball recruiting world in making his choice public in a post on The Players' Tribune , choosing Texas over college basketball blue bloods like Duke and Kentucky.



DRC confirms 2 new cases of Ebola

The WHO said the outbreak, the eighth to date in DR Congo, had affected an equatorial forest region hard to access in Bas-Uele province, bordering Central African Republic. An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the northeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Creating rings of protected people around each case limits the chances the virus can continue to transmit.


Quiz the leaders: Join the audience for May v Corbyn

Quiz the leaders: Join the audience for May v Corbyn

Labour would immediately guarantee the rights of some 3 million European Union citizens living in Britain, rather than making that contingent on a reciprocal guarantee for Britons overseas. Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, said in an interview with BBC Radio 4's Today programmed that while the manifesto was leaked, there are some new items in the final document.


Senate panel chairman: Flynn won't honor subpoena

Senate panel chairman: Flynn won't honor subpoena

Comey wrote in a memo shortly after the February 14 meeting that Trump told him, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", the report said. Though Flynn has left the Trump administration, the controversy surrounding him has not subsided as newly announced special counsel Robert Mueller, Congress and the FBI investigate potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and the Russian government.



Macron wins; offers big relief to EU

Indeed, Macron faces a tall order to secure the majority he needs to push through his ambitious agenda of labour, welfare and education reforms. The National Front, meanwhile, is also gearing up for a name change - if not a makeover of its ideas - after Ms Le Pen's decisive loss.