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Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide Comey memos to Congress

Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide Comey memos to Congress

Unlike Paul Manafort, Mr Trump's former campaign manager, and Michael Flynn , the former national security adviser, Kushner is not a major figure in the Russian probe, NBC reports . As Brennan answers House lawmakers' questions in open and closed sessions, the Senate Armed Services Committee will hear from Trump's top intelligence official, Dan Coats, and the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency regarding national security threats.


Tighter sanctions, return to talks floated at United Nations meeting on North Korea

Tighter sanctions, return to talks floated at United Nations meeting on North Korea

Military officials in Seoul initially suggested the object they attacked on Tuesday was a drone being piloted by their communist neighbours. "The recent military provocation is a stopgap measure to check the war-weariness sweeping the puppet army in the face of the rapidly developing nuclear and ballistic rocket technology of the DPRK", a spokesman at the military was quoted as saying by North Korea's state agency.



Melania Trump Seems to Swat Away Donald Trump's Hand

But beyond those viral moments, the first lady has, at times, looked unenthusiastic if not downright displeased as the first couple has been paraded through diplomatic protocol and photo-ops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Rome. Others suggested Donald Trump simply withdrew his hand before his wife could take it. The president went for a pat on her back instead . Some speculated Donald Trump only reached for his wife's hand after he noticed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was ...


China warns against chaos in Korean region

China warns against chaos in Korean region

The fresh North Korean test was again carried out in violation of UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions. The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting on North Korea's latest missile launch, condemning the regime's behavior and discussing possible additional sanctions against the North.



AT&T workers picket at Fresno store over contract dispute

Their walkout started early Friday afternoon, and it's the first time AT&T wireless workers have gone on strike. Another issue for the union is that "the company has outsourced the operation of more than 60 percent of its wireless retail stores to operators who pay much less than the union wage", David Bacon writes at In These Times .



G.O.P. Candidate Cruises to Victory After Allegedly Assaulting Reporter

Gianforte was charged with a misdemeanor of assault after Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs attempted to interview the GOP standard bearer for the seat. Most Democrats are relieved and encouraged that their candidate, folk musician Rob Quist , lost by just six points, even after national Republican groups poured twice as much money into the race as their Democratic counterparts.