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Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation director search 'moving rapidly'

Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation director search 'moving rapidly'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has agreed to brief the full Senate next week on the firing of FBI Director James Comey , a spokesperson for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters Friday. They may also speak to at least one more candidate: Adam Lee, who heads the FBI's office in Richmond, Virginia, according to Fox News. His testimony during the past week before Congress - so flawed at one point that the Justice Department had to issue a correction - clearly prompted ...


Flynn Allegedly Misled Pentagon on Ties to Russian Federation

Flynn Allegedly Misled Pentagon on Ties to Russian Federation

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn may have lied in his application for a security clearance by saying that his paid speech at a Moscow gala for a Russian TV network in 2015 had been "funded by United States companies", a Democratic lawmaker said on Monday, citing a Defence Department investigation.



Trump pledges to help end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

He added that "my very good friend Benjamin". I am telling you - that's what I do - they are ready to reach for peace. " Benjamin Netanyahu wants peace". "Our fundamental problem is with the occupation and settlements". "The ties of the Jewish people to this holy land are ancient and eternal". He has notably toned down some of the pro-Israeli rhetoric from his presidential campaign since entering office in January, asking the Israeli government to "hold back" on settlement building and ...


Korean officials meet in attempt to fix ties

Korean officials meet in attempt to fix ties

THAAD has been deployed in South Korea since April and its presence has spurred diplomatic rifts with China and the United States. They were believed to have held talks on prospects for containing North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities as well as the economic fallout over the deployment in South Korea of the USA missile defense system called THAAD.


Trump, Francis: After conflicts, a search for common ground

Trump, Francis: After conflicts, a search for common ground

Part of Trump's motivation for meeting the pope was to dramatize how the three major religions should rally against the threat from Islamist militants. "If and when the Vatican is attacked by ISIS, which as everyone knows is ISIS' ultimate trophy, I can promise you that the pope would have only wished and prayed that Donald Trump would have been president", Trump said during the campaign.