White House staff told to save Russia-related materials
In the final days of Barack Obama's presidency, officials in the administration worked quickly and quietly to preserve intelligence related to Russia's connection to Donald Trump's campaign and it's interference in the US election, accordingto The New York Times.
Top House Intel Committee member Adam Schiff expressed frustration Thursday about FBI Director James Comey, saying the FBI was not forthcoming about their investigation of ties between Russian Federation and the Trump administration, and said for the first time there should be a special prosecutor to investigate.
Currently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and committees in both chambers of Congress are conducting their own probes into Russia's involvement in the USA election and, more specifically, the country's connection to the Trump campaign.
President Donald Trump has been dogged by questions about his advisers' ties to Russian Federation since the campaign.
The House Committee on Intelligence said Wednesday it would look at what Russian activities were directed against the US during the election and whether anyone connected to the campaigns was involved.
New 'Dancing with the Stars' cast revealed
T, former National Football League star Rashad Jennings , former Chicago Cubs star David Ross , and Bachelor star Nick Viall . She's also danced backup to Beyoncé ( Beyoncé! ) and competed on Season 2 of So You Think You Can Dance .
Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said Comey was "forthright" and that the meeting was a "good first step" in getting the FBI's cooperation with the panel's investigation, though he added that more information from the FBI and the intelligence community would be needed.
A White House official said President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and the man who would become national security advisor, Michael Flynn, met with Russia's ambassador to the U.S.in December.
"Did the Russian active measures include links between Russia and individuals associated with political campaigns or any other U.S. Persons?" Flynn initially told Vice-President Mike Pence and other Trump advisers that he did not discuss sanctions with the envoy during the transition, though it was later revealed that he did. But Trump and Nunes have both said that the threat of leaks is a bigger risk than Flynn's alleged overreach. "Obviously, we'd like to know if there is", he said.
"We haven't obtained any of the evidence yet, so it's premature for us to be saying we've reached any conclusion about the issue of collusion", he said, noting that the investigation had neither gathered evidence or formally called witnesses. This allowed the upload of as much intelligence as possible to Intellipedia, a secret wiki used by American analysts to share information. "That's not a substitute for an investigation".
The running backs are slated to nail down their 40-yard dash times on Friday and the wideouts will do the same Saturday. The 2017 NFL Combine is underway, and with it comes four days of measurements and weigh-ins for the many prospects.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed their franchise tag on star running back Le'Veon Bell, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. If both sides fail to agree to a new contract by that date, then Bell will play under the franchise tag for the 2017 season.
Journey to Un'Goro's 135-card expansion will arrive in April, and kick off the game's next annual rotation. So, with a new Overwatch hero also being teased by Blizzard, all I can say is: Your move, Jeff Kaplan.
Meteorologists with ABC's local affiliate WFTS said the temperature pushed 90 degrees Fahrenheit in Brandon on Tuesday. There have been two in 2017, a total that included the death of Jacob Manchego , according to the site.
The president stated before an audience of sailors that his budget proposal to invest $54 billion into defense spending. Trump plans to deliver a speech about his defense budget priorities aboard the U.S.S.
Police said they are searching for the dark four-door sedan and the driver of the Pontiac. "We just don't know". The 8-year-old girl was identified as DeMaree Atkins, who was inside of the black Honda Accord.
When Savannah agreed that watching middle-aged versions of the " Friends " cast would be "boring", Lisa replied: "Right". Asked if she could see herself getting the cast together, the blonde quipped: 'Me personally? No.
In addition, on-screen buttons are visible at the bottom of the screen, while the power/lock button is located on the right side. Samsung will need to convince potential Galaxy S8 buyers that the phone will be safe, unlike the fire-prone Note 7.
The bank's former chairman, Vladimir Strzhalkovsky, is reportedly close to President Putin, a fellow former KGB agent. Twenty-one Democratic Senators joined with all of the Republicans in the chamber to approve Ross' nomination.
US Airstrikes in Yemen Hit Area Where Navy SEAL Was Killed
Davis said Tuesday's strikes targeted militants, equipment, infrastructure, heavy weapons systems and fighting positions. Another official said four al-Qaida militants were killed in the airstrikes that targeted Shabwa's Saeed district.
Hugh Jackman wants Shah Rukh Khan to play Wolverine
In a post-credits scene, we see men in suits visiting the Weapon X facility to retrieve data and DNA which is marked "Weapon X". Set in a dystopian year 2029, Wolverine ( Hugh Jackman ) Logans alter-ego is no longer the edgy, scrappy superhero.
The Snap IPO means a huge payday for two VC firms
The company offered 200 million shares of stock, putting the total value of the initial public offering at $3.4 billion. Moreover, 26-year-old Spiegel will continue to hold a stake of about 17 percent in the company, valued at $4.05 billion.
FCC puts data security protections on hold
The two agencies will work together to achieve "a technology-neutral privacy framework for the online world", they said. At the same time, they have introduced proposals to weaken the ability for the FTC to protect consumer privacy as well.
Analysts Set Viavi Solutions Inc (VIAV) Target Price at $8.71
Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 94,156 shares of the company's stock, valued at $802,209.12. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.12/share and a Low EPS of $0.08/share.
India's GDP expands 7% in Q3
This comes as a pleasant surprise as demonetisation effect do not seem to have affected the GDP growth by much. Chief statistician T.C.A Anant said that it was hard to assess the full impact of demonetization.
5 things you need to know about the BlackBerry KeyOne
A fingerprint sensor has been embedded into the space bar and the device comes pre-loaded with Blackberry Security Software . It sports an 8-megapixel front facing camera featuring f2.2, 1.125um pixel size and 84-degree wide angle/field of view lens.
Transgender teenager Mack Beggs wins Texas wrestling title
In a previous tournament, two of Beggs' opponents forfeited rather than fight. "The thing is we want to wrestle each other". As for the hormone use, the state policy allows Beggs to compete because he's changing genders under the care of a doctor.