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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

When prosecutors questioned Winner-Davis about her daughter telling her to "play that angle", she said it was true. "She's going to be made an example of ..." It's the same charge federal authorities used to arrest victor, a government contractor and former Air Force linguist, after FBI agents interviewed her and searched her Augusta home Saturday.


Sri Lanka floods claim at least 151 lives

Sri Lanka floods claim at least 151 lives

By more rain expected on Monday, rescuers were running to clear villages from the most vulnerable regions as emergency groups made quick to allocate aid to nearly half a million people driven from their houses by the isle's worst flooding in a years.


Donald Trump nominates Christopher Wray for post of FBI chief

Donald Trump nominates Christopher Wray for post of FBI chief

Wray's nomination will be considered by the Senate judiciary committee. President Trump just named Christopher Wray as his nominee for FBI Director. The panel's Republican chairman, Iowa Sen. The supposed February 14 scoop said that members of Trump's campaign staff had repeated contact with "senior Russian intelligence officials".



Republicans close ranks around Trump during Comey testimony

Donald Trump , Jr. agreed. President Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, said in a statement that Trump "is pleased that Mr. Comey has finally publicly confirmed his private reports that the President was not under investigation in any Russian Federation probe" adding that the president "feels completely and totally vindicated".



Hawaii Becomes First State to Formally Adopt Paris Climate Pledge

Per the bill: "The legislature further finds that agricultural land management practices that sequester carbon could provide greenhouse gas benefits, enhance the sustainability of Hawaii's agricultural lands, decrease sedimentation of the marine environment, improve the climate resistance of Hawaii's agricultural sector and create new opportunities for local farmers".



Trump's Lawyer Fires Back After Comey Testimony, Denies Asking For Loyalty Pledge

Comey admitted that he unilaterally and surreptitiously made unauthorized disclosures to the press of privileged communications with the President". "The administration then chose to defame me; and more importantly the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to say that the organisation was in disarray", he said.