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Trump Prepared To Revoke Security Clearance From DOJ Official Bruce Ohr

Trump Prepared To Revoke Security Clearance From DOJ Official Bruce Ohr

Without citing evidence or offering proof, he said Mueller had conflicts of interest of his own. Brennan , who served under former president Barack Obama and has become a vocal Trump critic, called Trump's claims that he did not collude with Russian Federation " hogwash ".


Trump Defends Manafort, a ‘Very Good Person’ Whose Trial Is ‘Very Sad’

Trump Defends Manafort, a ‘Very Good Person’ Whose Trial Is ‘Very Sad’

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III is now reading to jurors the instructions on the law they will have to consider as they decide whether Paul Manafort is guilty of the 18 charges he faces. If convicted on all counts, he could spend the rest of his life in prison. The verdict could have major political consequences for Mueller's probe into whether Trump's campaign helped Russian Federation interfere with the 2016 presidential election.


China 'training for strikes' on U.S. targets

China 'training for strikes' on U.S. targets

The annual report to Congress says China is increasing its ability to send bomber planes further afield. "Over the last three years, the PLA [People's Liberation Army] has rapidly expanded its overwater bomber operating areas, gaining experience in critical maritime regions and likely training for strikes against United States and allied targets", the report said, noting how China is pushing its operations out into the Pacific.


Trump suspects he'll revoke Ohr's clearance 'very quickly'

Trump suspects he'll revoke Ohr's clearance 'very quickly'

Ohr had a role in the investigation into Russia's attacks on the 2016 US elections, which Trump has called a 'rigged witch hunt, ' and Trump has threatened revoking security clearances for numerous highly-positioned officials involved in that investigation.


Taliban raid on Ghazni, Afghanistan, leaves 150 civilians dead

Taliban raid on Ghazni, Afghanistan, leaves 150 civilians dead

But he said wounded people were still arriving at the city's only hospital, which has been overwhelmed by the casualties. The injury toll was revised to 56 from 67. Officials said hundreds of Taliban militants were also killed in the battle. Afghanistan has seen a recent surge in violence, including a huge Taliban onslaught on the city of Ghazni that started late last week.


Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz to become Pakistan’s new Prime Minister

Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz to become Pakistan’s new Prime Minister

It garnered nearly 17 million votes, trouncing the Pakistan Muslim League, the incumbent governing party of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, which finished second with just under 13 million ballots. Analysts say, as prime minister, Khan would be tested on several fronts, from dealing with an urgent foreign currency shortage to managing a tense relationship with the United States.