Mueller to testify before Congress about probe

The former special counsel will appear publicly before two House committees on July 17 — a made-for-TV moment that Democrats have craved for months. 

House passes border aid bill with help for migrant children amid outcry over condition of facilities

The bill’s passage sets up a high-stakes negotiation with President Trump and Senate Republicans to deliver aid days before a looming deadline.

NSA made repeated mistakes in collecting phone record data, spurring move to end program

The counterterrorism surveillance effort was disclosed by Edward Snowden in 2013, but doubts about its value have stretched back years.
Francesco Del Grosso, center left, chief of the foreign crimes section in Palermo, mixes with market shoppers. (Valentino Bellini for The Post)
Francesco Del Grosso, center left, chief of the foreign crimes section in Palermo, mixes with market shoppers. (Valentino Bellini for The Post)
Samson Olomu, president of the Nigerian Association of Palermo, in the Ballaro neighborhood. (Valentino Bellini for The Post)
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A foreign mafia has come to Italy and further polarized the migration debate

The Nigerian mafia has built Italy into a European hub, smuggling cocaine and heroin and trafficking women by the tens of thousands. As Italy’s politics swing to the right, the country is contending with a divisive question: Are long-held migration fears coming to fruition?
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