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Ex-DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defends Obama handling of Russian meddling

During the presidential campaign, Trump said he hoped Russian Federation would be able to uncover missing emails from Hillary Clinton . Johnson was grilled about the Obama administration's hesitancy to comment on alleged Russian efforts, and he said that coming out publicly "might in and of itself be challenging the integrity of the election process itself".


S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

Before his speech, Moon shook hands with Chang and exchanged a few words with him. After the Sydney Games, the two Koreas also had joint marches at the 2002 Busan Asian Games, 2003 Aomori Asian Winter Games, 2004 Athens Summer Olympics, 2006 Torino Winter Olympics, 2006 Doha Asian Games and 2007 Changchun Asian Winter Games.


North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Otto Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Otto Warmbier

Doctors said Warmbier had suffered severe brain damage while in North Korea, and he died Monday at a Cincinnati hospital. Hundreds of mourners celebrated the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to OH in a coma.


Ryan backs Russia sanctions; Dems say GOP delay for Trump

Ryan backs Russia sanctions; Dems say GOP delay for Trump

The bill would end Obama's tax penalties on people who don't buy insurance - effectively ending the so-called individual mandate - and on larger companies that don't offer coverage to their workers. "If there's a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family - this Bill will do you harm", he wrote. He said amendments during the upcoming debate "cannot change the fundamental meanness at the core of this legislation".


Trump accuses Mueller of being 'good friends' with Comey

Trump accuses Mueller of being 'good friends' with Comey

Trump appeared to acknowledge on Friday in an interview that his tweet hinting of taped conversations with James Comey was meant to influence the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony before Congress, and he emphasized that he committed "no obstruction" of the inquiries into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation.



CNN sent a sketch artist to Sean Spicer's off-camera press briefing

At Friday's briefing, Spicer was asked about allowing cameras. Sketches are also common in courtroom trials. CNN sent Bill Hennessy , the network's regular Supreme Court sketch artist, to the White House briefing today. "I wouldn't read everything that you see in some of these Washington-based publications". Several journalists have raised concerns over the restrictions preventing them from fully reporting news from the White House.