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Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks

Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks

The overlapping House and Senate hearings were held amid questions about President Donald Trump's stance on Russia's election interference and whether he believes it occurred at all . This allows the federal government to give more security help to state and local election offices. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday refused to say whether Mr Trump believes Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election .



Donald Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

Earlier in April, he had intensively lobbied the Chinese President Xi Jinping to impose sanctions on Chinese banks and other bodies that North Korea might rely on for financial help. He appeared to indirectly blame Obama for not doing more to free Warmbier: "And frankly, if he were brought home sooner, I think the results would have been a lot different".


The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

United States forces said the drone was sacked on after it " displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces ", USA forces said in a statement . The memorandum established a phone "hotline" the militaries use to alert one another of actions they're taking in Syria. These incidents, however, are tactical, not part of any USA strategy in Syria, analysts said.


FIrst look at the Senate health bill

FIrst look at the Senate health bill

Assuming no Democrat is going to vote yes, if two Republican senators vote no, the vote ends in a 50-50 tie. The Senate bill released on Thursday, coupled with the House bill passed earlier this year, would be exactly the kind of cuts to the welfare state that conservatives have consistently failed to achieve.


Prayer service planned for officer injured in airport stabbing

Prayer service planned for officer injured in airport stabbing

Amor Ftouhi , 49, is now being held at Midland County Jail in MI and was charged on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 with committing violence at an global airport. The president of the center's management committee, Dr. Mohammed Saleem, said, "we, as the people of Flint, must remain united against such senseless acts of violence against anyone, and in particular against law enforcement officers".


Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

The U.S-led coalition said in a statement that an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed the Shaheed-129 drone around 12:30 am local time close to the Jordanian border. That incident prompted the Russian ministry of defense to announce that it would suspend the de-confliction hotline with the coalition which is created to prevent any accidents in the skies over Syria.