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ICE arrests murder suspect as he took pregnant wife to a hospital

Joel Arrona-Lara, 36, was driving his wife to a hospital in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday when he stopped for gas. There was a sense of urgency because she had a medical condition that made a doctor's supervision more urgent, said a legal representative for the family.

NBC NEWS - 2018-08-19 05:08:00

Things got ugly when a Republican strategist accused a former CIA analyst of earning 'more money' with his security clearance

"Your contracts and your consulting gigs pay you a lot more money because of the access that you have," Dennard said, adding "I hope the president continues to do this," referring to the security clearance revocations.

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

One of the most important witnesses in Mueller's obstruction probe voluntarily sat down for over 30 hours of questioning

For that reason, McGahn and his lawyer devised their own plan to cooperate as much as possible with the special counsel, the report said.

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Why is Donald Trump attacking the US intelligence community?

The president's decision to revoke the former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance turned his feud with his intelligence agencies into an all-out war, uniting former officials against him The then CIA director, John Brennan, testifies before the Senate intelligence committee in February 2

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-08-19 06:00:14

Trump confirms that White House counsel interviewed with Mueller

WASHINGTON - White House counsel Don McGahn, who had incredible access to President Donald Trump and some of his most controversial dealings, opened up to special counsel Robert Mueller in a series of extensive interviews. McGahn's cooperation with Mueller was extraordinary and curious as the inves

USA TODAY - 2018-08-18 21:50:37

Trump, on security clearances, says Special Counsel Mueller has conflicts

August 17, 2018 / 3:02 PM / Updated 17 minutes ago WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday said he will likely strip Justice Department official Bruce Ohr of his security clearance and hinted that Special Counsel Robert Mueller, leading the investigation into possible Russia meddling

REUTERS - 2018-08-17 15:02:29

This Is Why Japan Feared the Battleship USS Washington

USSWashingtonand its sister,North Carolina, were the first American battleships built since 1921. They displaced thirty-five thousand tons, could make twenty-seven knots, and carried a powerful dual-purpose secondary armament of twenty five-inch guns

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Trump cancels military parade, blames local politicians as estimated cost balloons to $92 million

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he personally cancelled the military parade he wanted that was slated to have taken place on November 10, blaming local D.C. politicians for reports of a price tag tens of millions of dollars higher than the original estimated cost. "The local politici

ABC NEWS - 2018-08-17 13:49:00

ICE detains man driving wife to hospital to deliver baby, says he is wanted for murder in Mexico

Surveillance footage via CBS Los Angeles Last Updated Aug 18, 2018 10:57 PM EDT This story has been updated with a statement from ICE. SAN BERNARDINO - A California woman says her husband was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents while he drove her to the hospital to deliver

CBS NEWS - 2018-08-18 19:41:29

Here's why the feds are freaked out about a drone attack

U.S. officials sent out a warning after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was attacked with explosive drones in a failed assassination attempt. The Aug. 4 attack targeted Maduro while he was giving a speech in Caracas. He was unharmed but seven soldiers were hurt. It raised concerns worldwide that

MASHABLE - 2018-08-18 01:06:39

The Russia Investigations: Trump On Collision Course With National Security World

This week in the Russia investigations: President Trump strikes back at one of his most politically dangerous critics. Will a short-term victory have longer-term costs?The revocation, part 1 President Trump made good on his threat to revoke the security clearance held by former CIA Director John Bre

NPR - 2018-08-18 11:00:21

Jared Kushner ‘needs to be out now’: Authoritarianism expert says Trump’s son-in-law ‘is a danger to national security’

“While novel to the US, the Trump family dynamic may be familiar for citizens of authoritarian kleptocracies,” Kendzior explained. “Adult children of authoritarians are useful in three ways: first, they tend to be trustworthy confidants in regimes rife with paranoia, as corrupt authoritarian states

RAW STORY - 2018-08-17 20:02:40

WATCH: Kellyanne Conway bizarrely attacks White House reporters for being 'obsessed with the president'

“Why is everybody so obsessed with the President of the United States that they can’t even begin or finish a sentence without mentioning his name five times?” Conway asked. “It’s kind of weird, and it’s infecting people on the news now who fancy themselves security experts.”

RAW STORY - 2018-08-17 13:59:40

Did Russians really penetrate Florida's election systems? Maybe

Sen. Bill Nelson, who is in a tough re-election fight, was blasted for saying 10 days ago that Russians had penetrated his state's election systems.

NBC NEWS - 2018-08-17 23:19:00

Trump's Unprecedented Retaliation Draws Unprecedented Rebukes

There isn’t any obvious precedent for aformerCIAhead to publicly call a sittingU.S.president “treasonous.”But John Brennan’s July 16 —which condemned President Trump’s conciliatory appearance alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki—was just part of an extraordinary chorus of criticism

DEFENSE ONE - 2018-08-18 16:58:18

Trump says Russia investigators should be looking at China

President TrumpDonald John TrumpBrennan fires new shot at Trump: 'He's drunk on power'Trump aides discussed using security clearance revocations to distract from negative stories: reportTrump tried to dissuade Melania from 'Be Best' anti-bullying campaign: reportMORE tweeted early Saturday that the

THE HILL - 2018-08-18 13:30:39

WATCH: Trump angrily rants against national security officials while defending 'good person' Manafort

“I think the whole Manafort trial is very sad,” the president said. “When you look at what’s going on there, I think it’s a very sad day for our country. He worked for me for a very short period of time. He happens to be a very good person. I think it’s very sad what they’ve done to Paul Manafort.”

RAW STORY - 2018-08-17 15:14:54

Bills And Bulletproof Backpacks: Safety Measures For A New School Year

Across the country, at least 330 school safety bills were introduced to state legislatures in 2018, according todata from the Education Commission of the States. Of those bills, at least 53 were signed into law.

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Trump administration reopening deportation cases that had been closed

President Donald Trump is overseeing a massive uptick in requests to reopen previously closed deportation cases, according todata published this week by BuzzFeed News.With less than two months to go in fiscal year 2018, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement lawyers have asked federal immigration

THINK PROGRESS - 2018-08-18 11:19:00

Netflix cancels its talk shows starring Michelle Wolf and Joel McHale

McHale, meanwhile, sought to ride his recognition fromCommunityand as the former longtime host of E’sThe Soup, which his Netflix showclosely resembled in format. According to bothDeadlineandThe Hollywood Reporter, both cancelations are the result of underwhelming viewership numbers.

THE VERGE - 2018-08-18 18:15:52