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The terrorist group said one of its “soldiers” had planted an explosive device that tore through concertgoers following a performance by American pop singer Ariana Grande, SITE Intelligence reported. The group did not provide any information about the assailant’s identity.
President Trump made the appeals in March to Daniel R. Coats, the director of national intelligence, and Adm. Michael S. Rogers, 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, which they each deemed to be inappropriate, according to current and former officials.
The president is moving rapidly toward assembling a legal team to help him navigate the federal and congressional investigations, and a list of finalists had emerged, according to four people briefed on the discussions.
The White House will propose cutting federal spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years, and its $4.094 trillion budget request for fiscal 2018 calls for cuts to Medicaid, food assistance and other anti-poverty programs.
Christopher Urbanski, 22, of Severna Park, was charged with first- and second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Richard W. Collins III, a newly commissioned U.S. Army lieutenant who was set to graduate from Bowie State University on Tuesday, police said.
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.
Withdrawing from the climate agreement could seriously harm relations with allies, a top German official said in a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. The Trump administration is divided over whether the U.S. should stay in the accord but promised a decision after the G-7 summit.
Profane comments — whether from the likes of Stephen Colbert, Anderson Cooper, Thomas Perez or President Trump — underscore a struggle to break through society’s noise. But the tactic is a trap, and it can only lead to exactly the sort of degradation that is decried by those who use it.
In February 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised $6 million in donations, including $1 million from his own pocket, to charities along his campaign trail. Months later, he had donated far less than he pledged. Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold went in search of the missing money and found a bigger story than he ever expected.