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  • Trump Adviser Carter Page Reportedly Passed Documents To Russian SpyTrump Adviser Carter Page Reportedly Passed Documents To Russian Spy
    Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page confirmed he passed documents to a Russian spy in 2013 but the information was not sensitive, BuzzFeed reported Monday. Page, an energy consultant, met with Russian intelligence agent Victor Podobnyy at a January 2013 energy conference in New York as the SVR agent tried to recruit Page. Podobnyy and […]
  • U.S. Treasury Investigating Paul ManafortU.S. Treasury Investigating Paul Manafort
    {By Jack Gillum, Menelaos Hadjicostis, and Eric Tucker, Associated Press} U.S. Treasury Department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump‘s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a federal anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe, The Associated Press has learned. Information about Manafort’s transactions was turned […]
  • Rockville High School Rape Spotlights Issue of IllegalsRockville High School Rape Spotlights Issue of Illegals
    By Darcy Spencer and Matthew Stabley NBC Washington White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that a Maryland rape case, in which an 18-year-old with a pending immigration case is charged with assaulting a 14-year-old girl, is an example of why President Donald Trump is making illegal immigration a priority. Henry E. Sanchez, 18, […]
  • Abrupt Layoffs Leave Attorney General’s Office ScramblingAbrupt Layoffs Leave Attorney General’s Office Scrambling
    WASHINGTON — Two days before Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered dozens of the country’s top federal prosecutors to clean out their desks, he gave those political appointees a pep talk during a conference call. The seemingly abrupt about-face Friday left the affected U.S. attorneys scrambling to brief the people left behind and say goodbye to […]
  • Jeff Sessions Did Not Disclose Russian ContactsJeff Sessions Did Not Disclose Russian Contacts
    Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump’s campaign and representatives of Moscow during Sessions’s confirmation hearing to become attorney general. One of the meetings was a private conversation […]
  • Full Text of Trump’s State of the UnionFull Text of Trump’s State of the Union
    PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S ADDRESS TO A JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS Remarks as prepared for delivery TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, […]
  • Trump Comments About Bergdahl Imperil Fair TrialTrump Comments About Bergdahl Imperil Fair Trial
    RepublishReprint Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl appeared before a military judge for a hearing on Monday at Fort Bragg, N.C. He is charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy for leaving his base in Afghanistan in 2009. The defense is arguing that Bergdahl cannot get a fair trial because Donald Trump has personally commented on […]
  • Thursday Snow Storm to Gridlock TravelThursday Snow Storm to Gridlock Travel
    A quick change to colder weather will be accompanied by accumulating snow from the central Appalachians to New England spanning Wednesday night into Thursday. Just hours after record-challenging warmth occurs, temperatures will plunge 15 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit from the Midwest to the interior South and northeastern United States during Wednesday night and into Thursday […]
  • Prosecutors Weigh Charging Anthony WeinerProsecutors Weigh Charging Anthony Weiner
    Federal prosecutors are weighing bringing child-pornography charges against former congressman Anthony Weiner over sexually explicit exchanges he allegedly had with a 15-year-old girl, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Weiner, a New York Democrat, is being investigated by the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which seized his […]
  • Americans raise $600K to rebuild burned Texas mosqueAmericans raise $600K to rebuild burned Texas mosque
    A Texas community has rallied behind its Muslim residents after their mosque burnt to the ground shortly after President Donald Trump signed into effect a “Muslim ban” on refugees and others from seven Muslim-majority countries. Following the news that their house of worship in southeast Texas was completely destroyed early on Saturday, the Islamic Centre […]


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