Behind the scenes, investigators used cell tower data to tie Mark Anthony Conditt, 23, to the bombing sites and other locations, the Texas governor said. And when the suspect used FedEx, law enforcement caught an even bigger break. Conditt died early Wednesday after police say he detonated an explosive device in his vehicle as officers closed in on him.
Briefings before the call to Moscow included no mention of a possible meeting with the Russian president, and aides have not been instructed to prepare for one, senior administration officials said.
The legislation would make good on President Trump’s promises to increase military funding while blocking much of his immigration agenda. The release of the 2,000-plus-page bill Wednesday evening touched off a legislative sprint as lawmakers try to pass it before Friday night, the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.
Christopher Wylie, one of the founders of Cambridge Analytica and now a whistleblower, in London Wednesday. (Jake Naughton for The Washington Post)
Christopher Wylie, one of the founders of Cambridge Analytica and now a whistleblower, in London Wednesday. (Jake Naughton for The Washington Post)
Christopher Wylie, now regretful over his role in turning data on an estimated tens of millions of U.S. voters into a high-tech political persuasion machine, has delivered revelations that have triggered government investigations on both sides of the Atlantic, sent Facebook’s stock price plunging and pushed long-simmering privacy concerns to a boil.
Among the many casualties of Washington’s protocols in the Trump era has been a lack of rigor to the accuracy of the printed word — whether it’s the president’s typo-filled tweets or the White House’s error-prone news releases.
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A call from French President Emmanuel Macron resulted in the firmest statement to date from the United States on the nerve agent attack in Britain.
The video made available by Tempe, Ariz. police shows what the car and its safety driver could see before the collision with the woman, and also offers footage of the driver.
Police were responding to a 911 call about a man breaking vehicle windows when they encountered Stephan Clark. They each fired 10 rounds at Clark, striking him multiple times.
Republicans had suggested they might seek a recount in last week’s tight race for a district that President Trump won handily in 2016. But Lamb’s narrow lead grew in the official vote count that started Friday.
At a red-carpet screening, the FX spy drama’s creator was not thrilled that his show’s carefully crafted story lines collide with news headlines: “Our fear is that the audience has that feeling that the show is being informed by the president, which, for us, breaks the authenticity of the show.”
A New York judge allowed a woman’s sexually charged defamation case to move forward, and at least one women’s rights advocate is using the 30-day appeal window to seek funds for new legal claims against the president.
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