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Attorney general should end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

Seeking to distance himself from his ex-campaign chairman, Trump said, "He worked for me for a very short time ". This as the White House works hard to impress upon the press distinction between the Russian Federation election tamper probe and the Manafort trial.


John Kelly expected to stay through 2020

John Kelly expected to stay through 2020

Trump has spoken to advisors about who should serve as his next chief of staff, fueling reports that Kelly, 68, was headed for the door. Trump has clashed with Kelly periodically since he appointed him to replace his first chief of staff, Reince Priebus .


Donald Trump thanks Kim Jong Un for keeping word on war remains

Donald Trump thanks Kim Jong Un for keeping word on war remains

The solemn journey home for dozens of remains of USA and allied soldiers killed during the Korean War began Wednesday with a repatriation ceremony at a warehouse inside the Osan Air Base in South Korea. About 7,700 USA soldiers are listed as missing from the 1950-53 Korean War, and 5,300 of the remains are believed to still be in North Korea. There remainder are those who died in South Korea but have not been recovered; those who died in air crashes at sea or on ships at sea, as well as a ...


Iranian FM Zarif urges USA to respect int'l commitments

Iranian FM Zarif urges USA to respect int'l commitments

On Sunday, the Iranian rial fell to 112,000 against the dollar, down from 98,000 to the dollar the previous day. In April, the government attempted to fix the rate at 42,000 rials, saying the move would crack down on black market traders.


Vatican Draft Alters Catechism Wording on Capital Punishment, Calling It 'Inadmissible'

Vatican Draft Alters Catechism Wording on Capital Punishment, Calling It 'Inadmissible'

In 2011, Pope Benedict XVI, as well, the letter notes, encouraged "the political and legislative initiatives being promoted in a growing number of countries to eliminate the death penalty and to continue the substantive progress made in conforming penal law both to the human dignity of prisoners and the effective maintenance of public order".


Judge blocks release of 3D-printed gun plans

Judge blocks release of 3D-printed gun plans

Defense Distributed announced it plans to make 3D gun blueprints - including a single-shot pistol called "The Liberator", an AR-15 lower receiver , and a complete Beretta M9 handgun - available on August 1, after reaching a settlement with the federal government.