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Top Democrat slams Obama administration's response to Russian hacks

After Trump's shock victory in November, some Obama administration officials expressed regret at the lack of tougher action. Trump added that Obama "didn't "choke", he colluded or obstructed". Almost a year later, further reporting and testimony from current and former intelligence officials have painted a portrait of Russia's election interference as a multifaceted, well-planned, and coordinated campaign aimed at undermining the backbone of American democracy: free and fair elections.



Mueller probe examining obstruction

Mueller was appointed by Rosenstein on 17 May to lead the Russian Federation investigation as a special counsel, a position created to conduct investigations when a normal Justice Department probe would present a conflict of interest. "Nice", the President said. When asked about a letter he wrote recommending firing Comey, Rosenstein said that Mueller could be looking into the decision-making process for the firing - and he was therefore "not at liberty to talk about that now".


U.S. jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

U.S. jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

That presents a major challenge for the coalition, which so far has shunned any cooperation with President Bashar Assad and has partnered instead with local Kurdish-led forces. Russian defense ministry said it will suspend an agreement between the USA and Russia that worked to limit the risk of in-flight incidents between the two countries, The Washington Post reported .



Twitter Reacts To Philando Castile Shooting Verdict That Acquitted Officer Jeronimo Yanez

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP ) - The world learned of Philando Castile's death through a Facebook livestream launched by his girlfriend seconds after he was shot by a Minnesota police officer. Castile's sister said at the end of the event that her family is anxious for the dashcam video to be released - possibly later this week, according to Ramsey County officials.



Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

The Air Force now says the aircraft departed the runway and flipped over on the grass but does not offer an explanation. "Upon landing there was a mishap at the Dayton International Airport with an F-16D Fighting Falcon at approximately 12:20 p.m", they added.