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Pentagon probe of Mosul airstrike underscores urgent need to protect civilians

The incident occurred at about 8 a.m. on March 17 in Mosul's al-Jadidah district after Iraqi security forces fighting the Islamic State on the ground requested a coalition airstrike. The incident in Mosul gained global attention because it came at a time of heavy bombings and several other allegations against the United States military for causing civilian casualties in Iraq , and Syria bombing attacks against terrorist targets.



Trump Son-in-Law Discussed Setting Up Secret Communications With Russia

Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings", Jamie Gorelick , one of Kushner's attorneys told The Post . Six of the sources said there were multiple contacts between Mr Kushner and Mr Kislyak but declined to give details beyond the two phone calls between April and November and the post-election conversation about setting up a back channel .



Jerusalem still suffers from divisions, 50 years after war

Trump is the only American president who makes a Muslim majority nation and Israel his first overseas trip, which indicates his policy of forming a new Middle East coalition by easing conflicts between Israel and the Arab world so as to rally against Iran's influence in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon.



Kushner, Russia Discussed Secret Communication Channel — WashPost

The Post story cited anonymous "people familiar with the investigation", who said the FBI investigation does not mean that Kushner is suspected of a crime. Those contacts included two phone calls between April and November of 2016, two of the sources told Reuters. The information, which Kislyak relayed to Moscow after their meeting on December 1 or 2, was intercepted by the United States intelligence agencies, the daily said quoting an unnamed USA official briefed on intelligence reports.



Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from matters related to the Russia investigation after it was revealed that he had failed to disclose his own meetings with Kislyak when asked during congressional testimony about any contact with Russians.


Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election

Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election

Montana Republican Greg Gianforte took a narrow lead in a special election for a U.S. House of Representatives seat on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter. But it was too late to do any more advertising. After the alleged assault, she said she wouldn't have changed her vote. Shaun Scott, a computer science professor at Carroll College in Helena, voted for Gianforte despite the assault charge because he felt Gianforte would do a better job helping create ...