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Intelligence chiefs: No pressure from Trump administration on Russia probe

During a Senate hearing that was largely concerned with the government's ongoing investigations into Russian Federation and possible collusion with members of President Donald Trump's campaign, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats called permanent reauthorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) his top legislative priority.



Egypt condemns IS-claimed Iran attacks

Over 40 people were wounded in the attack. The White House released a statement from Mr Trump condemning the terrorist attacks in Tehran and offering condolences, but also implying that Iran is itself a sponsor of terrorism. He added that the "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship". Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards Corps blamed the assault on regional rival Saudi Arabia and has threatened revenge.


Family of London attacker Khuram Butt 'appalled' at terror acts

Family of London attacker Khuram Butt 'appalled' at terror acts

All eight people killed in the massacre have been identified. Butt was gunned down by police just minutes into the massacre on Saturday night, with the bodies of fellow jihadis Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba also seen dead on the pavement after being hit with a hail of bullets.


Flynn to hand over documents in response to Senate panel's subpoena

Flynn to hand over documents in response to Senate panel's subpoena

Both of their firms-Flynn Intel Llc and Michael D. Cohen and Associates PC-were also subpoenaed. Reps. Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff, who are leading the committee's probe, say the panel approved the subpoenas to compel certain individuals to testify and to obtain personal documents and business records.


British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack

British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack

Police arrested a male suspect on Wednesday in connection with Saturday's terror attack in London while carrying out a raid on the city's east side, authorities said. They worked in the same restaurant: Kentucky Fried Chicken in London's East Ham area. Butt was reportedly an employee of the Ummah Fitness center and Zaghba was a member there, The Times reported.


House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

They say Trump obstructed justice when he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , who was investigating possible Russian ties to the Trump campaign at the time. Rep. Mike Quigley , a Chicago Democrat on the House intelligence committee, is eager for his chance to question Comey. He gave testimony at an open session in the morning and a closed-door session in the afternoon.