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Former FBI Director Mueller Appointed Special Counsel Of Russia Probe

The Department of Justice has announced the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials. Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made the decision to appoint Mueller, the Justice Department told... Read More

Former FBI Director Mueller Appointed Special Counsel Of Russia Probe

Mueller, 72, was appointed FBI Director by President George W. Bush in 2001 and served until 2013, when Comey took over. The DOJ has confirmed he will resign from his private law firm to avoid any conflicts of interest. In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, as the U.S. was ramping up security, he joined then-Deputy Attorney General Comey in threatening to resign if the White House overruled... Read More

Former FBI Director Mueller Appointed Special Counsel Of Russia Probe

Update 1: According to the latest DOJ comments, the White House was only informed of Rosenstein’s decision to appoint a Special Counsel in the Russian probe after the order was signed.  Per Bloomberg: *WHITE HOUSE TOLD OF MUELLER APPOINTMENT AFTER ORDER SIGNED: DOJ Courtesy of Bloomberg’s Jennifer Jacobs, here is a full breakdown of today’s … Read More

Former FBI Director Mueller Appointed Special Counsel Of Russia Probe

Update 1: According to the latest DOJ comments, the White House was only informed of Rosenstein’s decision to appoint a Special Counsel in the Russian probe after the order was signed.  Per Bloomberg: *WHITE HOUSE TOLD OF MUELLER APPOINTMENT AFTER ORDER SIGNED: DOJ Courtesy of Bloomberg’s Jennifer Jacobs, here is a full breakdown of today’s … Read More

“North Korea’s Favored Candidate”, Liberal Moon Jae-in Wins South Korea Presidential Election

North Korea has indicated that Moon is its favored candidate, with state media recently calling on South Korean voters to “punish the puppet group of conservatives” associated with Park. The son of North Korean refugees, Moon criticized the early installation of a U.S. missile shield on South Korean soil and has said he’d meet with Kim Jong Un under the right circumstances. As... Read More

President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

In the letter from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, he cites the handling of Comey's Clinton investigation, and says that Comey was wrong to cite his conclusions about the Clinton email probe in July of 2016: "I cannot defend the Director's handling of the conclusion of the investigation of Secretary Clinton's emails, and I do not understand his refusal to accept the nearly universal... Read More

Le Pen, Macron Progress to Second Round as Establishment Parties Crash

With more numbers coming from the French Interior Ministry, as of 11:31 p.m. local time Macron’s lead is growing to 23.61% as more city votes are counted, vs Le Pen 22.20%, with 41 Million votes counted, or 85.4% of the total. The gap is likely to expand as the final votes are tallied. Earlier, in … Read More

“Out Of Cash” – More Than 90% Of India ATMs Run Dry

Five months have passed since the demonetisation drive, but the people of India continue to face a shortage of cash in banks and ATMs. The Times of India reports that more than 90% of the ATMs in the northern region do not have cash, and in the southern states as many as 65% of ATMs have run dry. Speaking to TOI, State Bank of India (SBI) deputy general manager Ajoy Kumar Pandit said the... Read More

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