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Describing a previously undisclosed high-level conversation between Washington and Moscow, John Brennan testified that in a phone conversation with the head of Russia’s domestic spy service he said that “American voters would be outraged by any Russian attempt to interfere in the election.”
President Trump made the appeals to the director of national intelligence and the director of the National Security Agency, after then-FBI Director James B. Comey announced his agency’s probe. Each refused to comply with the request, according to current and former officials.
The director of national intelligence said it would be inappropriate to discuss conversations with the president.
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U.S. officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, identified the assailant as Salman Abedi. They did not provide information about his age or nationality, and British officials declined to comment on the suspect’s identity.
Eyewitness accounts, police statements photos and video footage paint a picture of a grisly scene of chaos and gore, in which the glee of music fans — many of them teenagers, some younger still — turned to horror.
Some of these programs — including Medicaid and the modern version of food stamps — provide benefits to up to a fifth of all Americans. The $4.094 trillion budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins in October marks the president's first exercise in spelling out how he wants the government to change.
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It is likely to be hotter than normal, but not historically hot.
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Too many folks will want to talk about all the other reasons that a young white man from a nice suburb with hard-working parents allegedly could have killed another young man in cold blood.
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Fox News continues to spread lies about the 27-year-old Democratic National Committee staffer who was shot dead last summer in Washington.
BrightFarms has voluntarily recalled more than 5,000 cases of leafy greens after discovering “small pieces of metal” on the plants.
As part of an effort to improve customer satisfaction with cleanliness on the trains, workers have been installing industrial-grade air fresheners on 6000-series trains that traverse the Green Line.
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One of Washington basketball's biggest free agent moves this offseason will involve hiring a new television analyst.
The couple was spotted strolling in Siena, their security detail attempting to blend in among the casually-dressed crowds.
The Trump administration proposal, which could be announced at the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels, is aimed at breaking a stalemate with the Taliban.
Roger Moore
1927–2017
The British leading man often defined his acting through a raised eyebrow and a quip.
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What some call “fake news” helped Trump gain the White House. Now it’s getting worse.
The advance is a step toward what industry insiders have long described as the “holy grail” of digital advertising, but it is also likely to renew concerns over whether technology companies know too much about people’s lives.
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Roger Moore
1927–2017
The British leading man often defined his acting through a raised eyebrow and a quip.
In a speech in Indianapolis, many education observers had expected the education secretary to lay out a policy proposal, such as a tax credit that would funnel public dollars toward scholarships to private and religious schools.
The advance is a step toward what industry insiders have long described as the “holy grail” of digital advertising, but it is also likely to renew concerns over whether technology companies know too much about people’s lives.
The Trump administration proposal, which could be announced at the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels, is aimed at breaking a stalemate with the Taliban.
Just one glass of wine or another drink a day significantly raises the risk of breast cancer, while vigorous exercise reduces it, according to an expansive report.
Dina Merrill
1923–2017
Dina Merrill’s poise and willowy good looks earned her many film and TV roles as well-bred society women — parts that reflected her own life.
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