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  • Report: FBI General Counsel Allegedly Under Investigation for Leaks
    FBI General Counsel James Baker is allegedly under investigation by the Justice Department in connection with leaks of classified national security information to the media, Circa is reporting.... Read more »
  • Sharif Formally Steps Down as Pakistan's PM
    A spokesman for Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says the premier has stepped down despite having reservations about the court order that disqualified him from serving. In a brief statement, Sharif's office said Sharif relinquished his charge as prime...... Read more »
  • Russia Orders Cut in US Diplomats in Reaction to Sanctions
    Russia's Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and said it was closing down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia. The U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial...... Read more »
  • Al Gore: I've Given Up on Climate 'Catastrophe' Trump
    He once gave Donald Trump the benefit of the doubt, but mention the U.S. president to Al Gore these days and you'll get a withering frown.... Read more »
  • Psychologists Fight Blame for CIA's Interrogation Tactics
    The two psychologists who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation methods used in the war on terror are battling with a civil liberties group over their responsibility for detainees being subjected to waterboarding and beatings...... Read more »
  • Boeing Projects Pilot Shortage, 41K New Planes by 2036
    Over the next two decades, 87 new pilots need to be trained and ready to fly a commercial airliner every day — one every 15 minutes — to meet air-travel demand, CNN Money reported.... Read more »
  • US Orders Venezuela Embassy Families Out, Crisis Deepens
    The U.S. government ordered family members of employees at its embassy in Venezuela to leave on Thursday as a political crisis deepened ahead of a controversial vote critics contend will end democracy in the oil-rich country. Violence continued to rage on the street, with...... Read more »
  • Twitter Storm Erupts After MSNBC's Joan Walsh Calls ICE 'Violent Gang'
    MSNBC political analyst Joan Walsh stirred up a Twitter firestorm Thursday when she lashed out at the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and its officers, calling the federal agency a "violent gang."... Read more »
  • New Scaramucci Tweet: 'I Made a Mistake Trusting a Reporter'
    White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci tweeted late Thursday he "made a mistake in trusting a reporter" when he lashed Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon in a profane tirade that ended up in The New Yorker.... Read more »
  • Ruddy: Trump Shouldn't Focus on Sessions, Mueller
    Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy said Thursday that President Donald Trump "needs to hit the reset button" and not worry about Attorney General Jeff Sessions or Russia probe special counsel Robert Mueller and focus on his agenda instead.... Read more »
  • Stephen Colbert Bringing Donald Trump Animated Series to TV
    Comedian Stephen Colbert has signed a deal to produce an animated series about US President Donald Trump, reprising a familiar tangerine-colored character from "The Late Show" for an initial run of 10 episodes on Showtime.The series, set to debut in fall, will also star the...... Read more »
  • As Pot Craze Sweeps Canada, Largest Exchange Debates US Policy
    Canada's stock market has been ablaze with reefer madness, but the country's largest exchange is grappling with how to deal with pot companies that have investments in the U.S., where marijuana is still banned by federal law.There could be more certainty soon, according to...... Read more »
  • Russia Sanctions Bill Heads to Trump After Senate's Approval
    The Senate has approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea.The legislation heads to President Donald Trump. He's expected to sign the measure into law even though the bill includes provisions that bar him from easing the...... Read more »
  • Hermitage Capital CEO: Russia Paid Company That Made Trump Dossier
    The firm that produced a dossier on then candidate Donald Trump was working for the Russian government and was being paid by a Kremlin official, a financier who lobbied for the controversial Magnitsky Act said Thursday.... Read more »
  • Scaramucci Assails Priebus, Bannon in Profanity-Laced Tirade
    White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci assailed rivals Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon, two top aides to President Donald Trump, in a profane tirade that is sure to inflame a running and very public feud among top White House officials."They'll all be fired...... Read more »

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