Mr. Nader has been granted immunity in a deal for his cooperation with the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III
Attorney for AG Jeff Sessions says he has been told by the Special Counsel (Robert Mueller) that Sessions is not under investigation for false statements or perjury tied to his testimony in front of Congress.
McCabe had authorized criminal investigation of Sessions for lying to Congress on Russian contacts.
Treasury's Mnuchin says has worked on options for Trump to impose investment restrictions on China as part of intellectual property investigation
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Photos obtained by @ABC show EPA head Scott Pruitt deplaning a plane chartered from the military at JFK last June. Pruitt flew the government aircraft from Cincinnati, where he attended an event with President Trump.
Attorney General Sessions fired FBI official who authorized investigation against him for lying to Congress
Facebook COO Sandberg says 'I deeply regret that we didn't do enough' on Cambridge Analytica
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UN Secretary General @antonioguterres says he's "encouraged by the diplomatic advances made recently" regarding the DPRK
Facebook's Zuckerberg says Aleksandr Kogan's personality quiz app was installed by around 300,000 people who shared their data and some of their friends' data
Facebook's Zuckerberg says will conduct full audit of any app with 'suspicious activity,' will further restrict developer access to user data
Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says the company has "made mistakes" over its protection of user data and outlined steps to improve its policies
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg shares update on Cambridge Analytica situation, says company 'made mistakes'
Russia leak angers Trump, frustrates chief of staff: sources
Trump, Macron: Need action on Russia in UK poison case
Fed's Powell: prospect of trade war 'more prominent risk' to outlook
: I called President Putin of Russia to congratulate him on his election victory (in past, Obama called him also). The Fake News Media is crazed because they wanted me to excoriate him. They are wrong. Getting along with Russia (and others) is a good thing, not a bad thing.
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In phone call, Presidents Trump, Macron reiterated support for UK following nerve agent attack. The White House said the topic did not come up in Trump's call with Putin yesterday.
U.S. Justice Department says Attorney General Sessions issues memo to U.S. attorneys on the use of capital punishment in drug-related prosecutions
US says Pakistan needs to do more to crack down on terror groups on its soil."Pakistan has takeen some positive steps in the right direction, but a lot more needs to be done, in terms of Pakistan cracking down not just on the Taliban, but the HQN and other terror networks as well."
"It needs to be very clear that there are consequences when countries meddle in our affairs," says @DHSgov Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, agreeing with former DHS Secretary Johnson on the need for a US cyber doctrine
Lighthizer says China high tech products in focus for tariffs, Korea is a particular problem in the area of steel
"We have a much clearer picture of the full extent of what the Russian government was doing" says former DHS Secretary Johnson, 2 years on "There could have been additional [US/DHS] efforts made, but I'm satisfied at the time this was a front burner item I was repeatedly making public statements"
Russia's Vladimir Putin himself directed cyber attacks on US in order to influence Election2016 "plain and simple," says former @DHSgov Secretary Jeh Johnson "The key question for our leaders at the national and state level is, what are we going to do about it"
More than half of US states signed up for @DHSgov cyber hygiene scanning service - which helps find vulnerabilities, says Secretary Nielsen. DHS also increasing availability of on-site assessments
"In a democracy, citizens must have faith that their vote counts and is counted correctly," says @DHSgov Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at SSCI "In 2016, we know that Russia|n actors targeted state election systems" "We have no evidence that votes were changed as a result"
"This issue is urgent" Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chair @SenatorBurr says of US election vulnerabilities/Russia "If we start to fix these issues tomorrow we still may not be i time to save the system for 2018 and 2020"
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies on Russia threats to U.S. election
President Trump was fuming Tuesday night, asking outside advisers who they thought had leaked information about the direct instruction by his national security advisers not to congratulate Russian President Putin on his recent election victory
The son of an American detained for nearly a year in North Korea hopes a planned summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un will help win his father's freedom
An Iranian who chairs a Maltese bank has been arrested on U.S. charges that he participated in a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions and funnel more than $115 million paid under a Venezuelan construction contract through the U.S. financial system, federal prosecutors said
US missile defence system mars Moscow's ties with Tokyo, Russian Foreign Minister tells Japan
EU proposes new tax targeting tech giants: commissioner
U.S. "took out 1,600 ISIS fighters" in Afghanistan last year, @StateDept official tells
Washington blames Russia for supporting Taliban and sabotaging Afghan peace process. Moscow blames US for supporting ISIS's growth in Afghanistan
Two Koreas, U.S. end semiofficial talks in Finland
North Korean, South Korean, U.S. delegates had constructive meeting, host Finland says
: "Special Council is told to find crimes, whether a crime exists or not. I was opposed to the selection of Mueller to be Special Council. I am still opposed to it. I think President Trump was right when he said there never should have been a Special Council appointed because..
: "Special Council is told to find crimes, wether crimes exist or not. I was opposed the the selection of Mueller to be Special Council, I still am opposed to it. I think President Trump was right when he said there never should have been a Special Council appointed because..
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EU should defend its interests but avoid escalation in tariff row with U.S. said BusinessEurope director Markus Breyer. "Take them to the WTO" and threaten to apply safeguards
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Two Al-Shabab fighters killed three injured in a fresh U.S. airstrike near Mubarak village, Lower Shabelle region on Monday: @USAfricaCommand
South Korean President Moon hints at three-way U.S., North Korea talks
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Two people have been displaced after a fire broke out at a row house in Northwest, D.C. Monday night, DC Fire and EMS said. The fire happened in the 200 block of Ingraham St. The fire started on the rear deck and then extended into the two-story row house, officials said.