From his crackdown on illegal immigration to his reversal of Obama-era policies on policing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is methodically changing his agency to reflect his nationalist ideology and hard-line views — and drawing less scrutiny than the ongoing probes into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin.
The work of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III seems to be sending shock waves through Washington, exposing the lucrative work that lobbyists from both parties have performed on behalf of foreign interests.
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Even if former national security adviser Michael Flynn has begun discussions with special counsel Robert Mueller's office, there is no guarantee he will ultimately reach a deal with prosecutors.
Raytheon designed a laser, mounted on a militarized dune buggy, to knock out drones. (Raytheon)
Raytheon designed a laser, mounted on a militarized dune buggy, to knock out drones. (Raytheon)
Drones are starting to become a menace on the battlefield, where their benign commercial capabilities have been transformed into lethal weapons and intelligence tools. In response, the Pentagon is working on lasers and microwaves to blast them from the sky.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but security forces have struggled for years against an Islamic State affiliate battling the government of President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi.
The surge of the millennial vote, at a time when analysts say President Trump's actions are pushing them away, was a windfall for Democrats: Sixty-nine percent of those voters supported Democrat Ralph Northam, versus 30 percent for the GOP nominee Ed Gillespie.
The Education Department’s civil rights unit found insufficient evidence to sustain a female student’s complaint but determined the university failed to uphold the rights of the accused male student.
The announcement came the same day Metro announced it was expanding its SelectPass program, which is growing in popularity.
Once upon a time, a new condominium came with one or two parking spaces, a reflection of America’s dependence on cars. However, Arlington is the latest in a growing list of municipalities that are reducing requirements for multi-unit projects.
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College Football:
Virginia Tech at Virginia
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1 2 3 4 Total
VATECH 0 - - - 0
UVA 0 - - - 0
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6:03 Josh Jackson pass to the right to C.J. Carroll for 4 yards to the VaTech34.
6:11 Josh Jackson incomplete pass to the left.
6:39 Cam Phillips rush to the left for 10 yards to the VaTech30.
Stat leaders
Virginia Tech
Passing
J. Jackson
16 yards, 0 TD
Rushing
S. Peoples
5 rush, 22 yards
Receiving
H. Grimsley
1 rec, 12 yards, 0 TD
Virginia
Passing
K. Benkert
20 yards, 0 TD
Rushing
J. Ellis
1 rush, 2 yards
Receiving
J. Reed
1 rec, 23 yards, 0 TD
Hokies
Cavaliers
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
J. Jackson 2 5 16 0 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
S. Peoples 5 22 0 7
C. Phillip... 1 10 0 10
J. Holston 1 3 0 3
J. Jackson 2 2 0 3
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
H. Grimsle... 1 12 0 12
C. Carroll 1 4 0 4
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
K. Benkert 2 7 20 0 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
J. Ellis 1 2 0 2
J. Reed 1 2 0 2
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
J. Reed 1 23 0 23
O. Zacchea... 1 -3 0 -3
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Democrat Doug Moore hopes to win a once unthinkable victory as Republican Roy Moore faces allegations of sexual misconduct. But Jones needs a massive black turnout, and African American officials have doubts about efforts to get voters to the polls.
A number of Republican senators have not publicly supported the tax bill, and several have chilly relationships with President Trump. But his support is seen as crucial in getting the measure passed.
Members of the First Daughters' Club weighed in after conservative media outlets circulated and reported on videos that they claim show Barack Obama’s oldest daughter kissing a young man and blowing smoke rings.
The ubiquitous power ballad, better known as the “Titanic” theme song, has been the target of mockery for two decades. It’s also been an unbelievably massive success.
Behind true freshman quarterback Kenny Pickett, unranked Pittsburgh disrupted the College Football Playoff race on the final weekend of the regular season with a stunning 24-14 win over previously unbeaten Miami.
A woman walking her dogs was killed Wednesday after a neighbor mistook her for a deer and shot her, officials said.
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