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Jason Chaffetz Expected To Step Down Before His Term Ends

As chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Chaffetz is in charge of investigating wrongdoing in the government. In his role as chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Chaffetz on Tuesday requested "all memorandum, notes, summaries and recordings referring or relating to any communications between Comey and the President" in a letter addressed to acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe.



Senate committees want Comey memos; intelligence panel asks him to testify

Comey relating to the FBI's investigation of alleged ties between President Trump's associates and Russian Federation, or the Clinton email investigation, including all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, and memoranda", reads one of the letters from Senate Judiciary Chairman Sen.



Proposed CFA split would reduce force

BENDIGO can expect few changes to the way in which fire services are delivered after the state government announced it would split the CFA and career firefighters - but some fear the devil may be in the detail. "Where's the report, the smoking gun that says the CFA isn't working?" Volunteers have long complained that the government has not consulted them enough before making fire service announcements.



China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

China's top diplomat, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on Thursday reiterated calls for its dismantling. Before leaving Seoul for Beijing , Lee said Moon could meet Xi as early as July at a Group of 20 summit in Germany, while a separate meeting could also be possible in August.


Border Patrol agents shoot man at checkpoint near Tombstone

Border Patrol agents shoot man at checkpoint near Tombstone

Wednesday at the highway checkpoint north of Tombstone, about 70 miles from Tucson, which was temporarily closed due to windy weather. The woman said he had just left home and she was anxious about his medical condition and the guns and alcohol in his truck, sheriff's spokeswoman Carol Capas said.


Philippines rejects European grants

Philippines rejects European grants

Malacanang on Thursday said the Philippines has chose to reject aid coming from the European Union so it would not "interfere" in the country's affairs. "Hitler massacred three million Jews". Nearly 9,000 people, many small-time users and dealers, have been killed since Duterte took office on June 30.