The destruction of the Punggye-ri testing site signals North Korea is still willing to embark on a diplomatic journey with the United States. It came amid questions over the fate of a June summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
The White House had said previously that only two GOP lawmakers would receive information on the FBI source. But after negotiations, the administration set up a second briefing that will be attended by some Democrats.
The FBI's background check of Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, took more than a year. Kushner recently sat for hours of questioning by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team, his attorney said.
Take the available information on the Capitals — the way they perform when they lead in a playoff series, how they execute in seventh and deciding games, all the synonyms for “choking” that exist — and toss it in the trash. It’s no longer relevant after Washington’s victory over Tampa Bay to send the team to its first Stanley Cup finals since 1998.
There was little sign that the warring factions would be able to reach a compromise, with conservatives and moderates still far apart on provisions such as the fate of young undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers.”
The video depicting an incident in which NBA player Sterling Brown was subdued with a stun gun during a routine parking violation in January was “disconcerting,” the city’s mayor warned. The police chief said the officers involved had been disciplined.
Abrams could become the first African American woman elected governor in the nation’s history. She faces steep odds in a persistently red state — but two recent long-shot Democratic victories might serve as templates for a win.