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Five sources told the Post that Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats , NSA Director Mike Rogers and his ex-deputy Richard Ledgett agreed to be interviewed by Mueller's investigators. According to the Washington Post , the decision by the special counsel to investigate Trump marks a major milestone in the FBI investigation that has lasted nearly a year now.
  • North says Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missile

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    In Washington , the USA missile defense chief voiced concerns about the pace of development in the North's missile program. "We are aware, certainly, of the situation and the suspension of additional launchers", Nauert said. The launches come less than a week after the United Nations expanded sanctions against Kim Jong-Un's regime in response to recent ballistic missile tests.
  • House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice

    House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice

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    The local newspaper in Belleville featured a 2012 picture of Hodgkinson protesting outside the U.S. Post Office building and holding a sign with the message "Tax the Rich". Sanders said his prayers were with Scalise and congressional staff. " I am sickened by this despicable act ", he said. Hodgkinson's apparent Facebook page included strong criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration.
  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, aides shot at baseball practice in Virginia

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    Nathan says to a person off-camera, in reference to the gunman's location. The suspected shooter was identified by NBC News as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of IL. "It is clear to me, based on eyewitness accounts, that without these heroes, Agents Bailey and Griner, many lives would have been lost", Ryan said during a speech from the House floor.
  • Deliberations resume in police officer's manslaughter trial

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    Yanez shot the 32-year-old school cafeteria worker seconds after Castile informed him he had a gun during a traffic stop. After he shot Castile, Yanez is heard on the squad vehicle video telling a supervisor variously that he didn't know where Castile's gun was, then that he told Castile to get his hand off it.
  • Australian TV journalist hit by bullet in Philippines city

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    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Southeast Asian correspondent Adam Harvey got hit by a bullet while taking footage from inside the Marawi City capitol compound, reports Xinhua news agency. More than 200 people - including civilians, members of the Maute group, and almost 60 government soldiers - have died. Also Thursday, a suspected militant bomber was arrested in Cagayan de Oro City, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Marawi .
  • Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

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    Lawmaker Jeff Duncan said he was leaving the practice when he was approached by a man he later learned was the shooter, who asked if the team was Republican or Democrat before heading toward the field. "We can all agree that we are blessed to be Americans that our children deserve to grow up in a nation of safety and peace and that we are strongest when we are unified".
  • Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

    Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

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    A spokesman for President Donald Trump's lawyer says a Washington Post report that the president is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice came from an "inexcusable and illegal" FBI leak. Said Ryan: "I know Bob Mueller". But as the scandal continues to close in on Trump and the 2018 midterm elections approach, it's likely the number of Republicans defending Mueller and abandoning the president will only increase.
  • US Senate votes overwhelmingly for tougher Russian sanctions amidst poll meddling probe

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    Sen. Sherrod Brown of OH, the top Democrat on the Banking Committee, said Trump's failure to act could embolden Russian Federation and lead to interference in future US elections. "What I wouldn't want to do is close the channels off", Tillerson said. In order to prevent Trump from opposing the measure, lawmakers have attached it to a bill meant to impose pressure on Iran, a move favorable to Trump.