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Nunes Steps Down From Trump-Russia Investigation

Nunes Steps Down From Trump-Russia Investigation

GREENE: That is NPR national security editor Phil Ewing talking about Devin Nunes , who will no longer be leading the House Intelligence investigation into Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 USA presidential election. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said in a statement that Nunes "has earned my trust over many years for his integrity and dedication to the critical work that the intelligence community does to keep America safe".



Tens of thousands pour into Venezuela streets

GM said it was notified this week that a low-level court ordered an embargo of its plant, bank accounts and other assets in the country. The seizure happened Wednesday, as the "mother of all protests" brought hundreds of thousands of people into the streets to demonstrate against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.


Rajnath tells all CMs to ensure security of Kashmiris

Rajnath tells all CMs to ensure security of Kashmiris

Stating that Kashmiris were a part of the family, he appealed to everyone to ensure the safety of Kashmiri students living in other parts of the country. Though no one suffered serious injuries, the students were upset with the university administration for failing to protect them, and have demanded the arrest of the offenders.


Nunes Steps Down From Trump-Russia Investigation

Nunes Steps Down From Trump-Russia Investigation

GREENE: That is NPR national security editor Phil Ewing talking about Devin Nunes , who will no longer be leading the House Intelligence investigation into Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 USA presidential election. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said in a statement that Nunes "has earned my trust over many years for his integrity and dedication to the critical work that the intelligence community does to keep America safe".



Fugitive Mexican ex-governor arrested for graft, awaits extradition

He will be extradited to Mexico at a later date. In the mean time, the Mexico Attorney General's Office is investigating a network of Duarte's accomplices, who allegedly helped him hide. But he promptly disappeared and had been sought by Mexican authorities ever since. Interpol also issued an global arrest warrant against him. Mexico has 60 days to submit a formal request for extradition against Javier Duarte through diplomatic channels.


North Korea threatens to raze USA military bases in South Korea

North Korea threatens to raze USA military bases in South Korea

In a statement, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Trump and his military team "are aware of North Korea's most recent unsuccessful missile launch". Tanks take part in a military parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017, as North Korea marked the 105th anniversary of its founding leader's birth.