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Statement for the Record James B. Comey, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Chairman Burr, Ranking Member Warner, Members of the Committee. Thank you for inviting me to appear before you today. I was asked to testify today to describe for you my interactions with President-Elect and President Trump on subjects that I understand are of interest to you. I have not included every detail from my conversations with the President, but, to ...

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Cancel Trump’s state visit, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan after attack tweets

‘I don’t think we should roll out the red carpet to the president of the USA in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for’ Via: scmp.com The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has called on the British government to cancel a planned state visit by Donald Trump after being criticised in two tweets by the US president. Trump ...

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British Snap Election: Will Voters Opt for Intolerance and Xenophobia?

On June 8, British voters will head to the polls, three years early. When Prime Minister Theresa May called last month for a snap election, the assumption was that she would win easily and increase her parliamentary majority. Recent numbers, however, show the gap closing between May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Via: Alan M. Dershowitz           ...

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Nordic leaders clutch soccer ball in hopes of going viral

Scandanavian and Icelandic leaders appear to be poking some fun at President Trump. As spotted by Digg, the official Twitter account of the The Nordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers posted a tweet earlier today showing Nordic heads of government jointly holding a soccer ball. Via: Dong Ngo The photo, embedded above, shows the prime ministers of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland showing ...

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News Coverage of Donald Trump’s First 100 Days

A new report from Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy analyzes news coverage of President Trump’s first 100 days in office. The report is based on an analysis of news reports in the print editions of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, the main newscasts of CBS, CNN, Fox News, and NBC, ...

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DRIVE THEM OUT: From Cairo to Riyadh, Trump Urged Action on Terror

Critics will argue upon first inspection that President Trump’s speech to Arab leaders in Riyadh today was scarcely a shift from President Obama’s infamous, fawned over lecture in Cairo in 2009. Those critics are incorrect. Via: Raheem Kassam They’re incorrect because they’ll tend to be journalists, activists, think-tankers, politicians, or pundits. In other words: no business people. The speech President Trump ...

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Laptop bombs may evade airport security

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies believe that ISIS and other terrorist organizations have developed innovative ways to plant explosives in electronic devices that FBI testing shows can evade some commonly used airport security screening methods, CNN has learned. Via: CNN Heightening the concern is US intelligence suggesting that terrorists have obtained sophisticated airport security equipment to test how to ...

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Guests Remind NBC, CNN: Obama Gave Classified Intel to Russia

While NBC and CNN joined the rest of the media in rushing to condemn the Trump White House over an unconfirmed Washington Post report that the President inadvertently shared classified information with Russian officials, guests on both networks provided important context that the Obama administration intentionally shared classified intelligence with Russia less than a year ago. Via: Kyle Drennen  Appearing on Friday’s NBC Today, security ...

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US accuse Russia of complicity in Syrian chemical attack

President Trump’s top diplomat accuse Russia of complicity in Syria’s war crimes during a face-to-face meeting in Moscow this week with Vladimir Putin’s foreign minister, it was reported Sunday. Via: Mary Kay Linge     Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will demand that Russia yank its support from Bashar al-Assad’s bloody dictatorship over Syria, where hundreds of thousands of innocents have died ...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping To Meet With President Trump In Florida

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on April 6-7 at the latter’s Florida resort, China’s foreign ministry announced Thursday. Via: cnbc.com The future relationship between the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 economies has been uncertain following the election of Trump, who accused China during his campaign of unfair trade practices and ...

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