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White House adviser is person of interest in Russian Federation probe

That probe extends to looking into any possible ties between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. Though he complained this week that "no politician in history. The House and Senate intelligence committees are leading the investigatory charge on Russian Federation, but a smattering of other committees - including the Senate Judiciary committee and its subcommittee on crime and terrorism, the House Oversight and Government Reform committee, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Senate ...


Weiner pleads guilty in 'sexting' case

Weiner pleads guilty in 'sexting' case

Weiner teared up as he made his statement, The Associated Press reported . "I am filled with regret and heartbroken for those I have hurt", he said. After Weiner pleaded guilty in the case, his attorney, Arlo Devlin-Brown, said his client has accepted "full responsibility for the inappropriate, sexually explicit communications he engaged in early previous year".


141 killed in south Libya airbase attack

141 killed in south Libya airbase attack

BBC North Africa correspondent Rana Jawad reports that clashes resumed there on Thursday morning following an attempt by a rival force to take over the base. It was not possible to independently verify the number of casualties. Martin Kobler expressed his outrage over the attack in a statement released Friday.


Trump tweets criticize naming of special counsel Mueller

Trump tweets criticize naming of special counsel Mueller

Former FBI director Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel has been welcomed by politicians from both sides. Among the things being investigated are possible links between Trump campaign associates and the Kremlin. For what it's worth, Senator Marco Rubio denied that Rosenstein admitted this, saying it wasn't "clear". "Impeccable credentials. Should be widely accepted".


Joe Lieberman is top contender for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Joe Lieberman is top contender for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Why? The White House has denied that Trump asked the former FBI director to conclude the Flynn investigation and has challenged reports that Trump revealed sensitive information to the two Russian diplomats. Lieberman spoke at the 2008 Republican National Convention on behalf of his friend, Arizona Sen. Multiple officials tell NBC News that Lieberman is the current "frontrunner" for the job.


Landslide on Rishikesh-Badrinath NH, many feared stranded

Landslide on Rishikesh-Badrinath NH, many feared stranded

The National Highway to Rishikesh-Badrinath was blocked by landslide at Hathi Parvat near Vishnuprayag on Friday afternoon. However, no pilgrim sustained any injuries in the landslide. In the afternoon, landslides occurred here after huge boulders rolled down the Hathi Pahar mountain. A BRO official told TOI that least 150 vehicles were stranded on both sides of affected area.