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White House furious over photos of Russia Oval Office meeting

The situation is exacerbated by Trump's refusal to accept USA intelligence agency findings about Russian involvement. "It looks like we're going to fill the prisons back up after finally getting the federal prison population down", said Kevin Ring, president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums.



White House Takes Flak for Letting Russian State Media Into Oval Office

The official requested anonymity to discuss matters of security. CNN says White House officials were furious on Wednesday when the Russian press (the only journalists invited to the meeting of Trump with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and ambassador to the U.S.



Andrew McCabe: Acting FBI Director

All along, Trump's spokesmen insisted that his decision was not shaped by his growing fury with the Russian Federation controversy, including the FBI investigation overseen by Comey into Russia's interference with the 2016 presidential election and whether there had been any coordination with Trump associates.



Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week

Trump's latest tweet alluding to the possibility of recordings further added to the heightened drama of the past two days as the White House tries to do damage control on the messaging surrounding Comey's firing. He added: "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???" The president said he was considering scrapping the daily briefing because of what he called unfair hostility toward his spokespeople, ...



I was going to fire Comey regardless of DOJ recommendation

Trump , however, said that he was going to fire Comey "regardless" of Rosenstein's recommendation. "But regardless of recommendation, I was going to fire Comey knowing there was no good time to do it". "It says I'm not involved in Russian Federation". Trump said that in those conversations Comey told him he wasn't under investigation. Instead, they've ramped up their calls for a special prosecutor to take over the Trump-Russia case - a decision that lies exclusively in the hands of ...


Global cyberattack strikes 70 countries

Global cyberattack strikes 70 countries

In the USA, the Computer Emergency Readiness Team, or CERT, says it has "received multiple reports of ransomware infections in several countries around the world". The virus is said to attack computers on an internal network, as is the case with Telefonica, without affecting clients. In the U.S., FedEx reported that its Windows computers were "experiencing interference" from malware, but wouldn't say if it had been hit by ransomware.