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Mueller probe looms large over Pompeo confirmation hearing
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Mueller probe looms large over Pompeo confirmation hearing

The CIA Director, now seeking to become the 70th US secretary of state, faces an uphill confirmation battle in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where Republicans have a one-vote edge, but where one GOP lawmaker and at least two Democrats are expected to oppose him. Even if Republican leaders take special measures to move Pompeo's…

Mueller Probe Into U.A.E. Influence Broadens
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Mueller Probe Into U.A.E. Influence Broadens

WASHINGTON—Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked questions about the work of a private consulting firm that has undertaken projects for the United Arab Emirates, according to people familiar with the investigation, suggesting his probe is l

NASA Wants To Probe Uranus In Search Of Gas
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NASA Wants To Probe Uranus In Search Of Gas

We hear a lot about Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, and that’s because we have extremely fancy hardware floating around and, in some cases, cruising on the surface of those planets. The planets that lie further away from the Sun don’t get nearly as much attention, but they may soon, as NASA is currently spitballing some…

FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal
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FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has confirmed it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices in light of the data misuse scandal currently engulfing the company. In a statement regarding reported concerns about Facebook’s privacy practices today, Tom Pahl, acting director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, said: The FTC is firmly and fully committed…

FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal
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FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has confirmed it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices in light of the data misuse scandal currently engulfing the company. In a statement regarding reported concerns about Facebook’s privacy practices today, Tom Pahl, acting director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, said: The FTC is firmly and fully committed…

Mueller probe witness secretly backed UAE agenda in Congress
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Mueller probe witness secretly backed UAE agenda in Congress

A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates last April, just weeks before he began handing out a series of large political donations to U.S. lawmakers considering legislation targeting Qatar, the UAE's chief rival in the Persian Gulf, an Associated Press investigation has…

Mueller probe witness secretly backed UAE agenda in Congress
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Mueller probe witness secretly backed UAE agenda in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates last April, just weeks before he began handing out a series of large political donations to U.S. lawmakers considering legislation targeting Qatar, the UAE's chief rival in the Persian Gulf, an Associated…

House probe overlooked most Trump-Russia contacts, report claims
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House probe overlooked most Trump-Russia contacts, report claims

CAP also found that in another 21 percent of the known contacts with specific individuals, pleas from House Democrats to call back witnesses, including those who refused to answer questions, were rejected. These include longtime Trump personal attorney Michael Cohen; Attorney General Jeff Sessions; Trump son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner; Donald Trump Jr.; and…

Qatar asks US to probe financial manipulation by UAE
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Qatar asks US to probe financial manipulation by UAE

Qatar's central bank has asked US regulators to investigate an Emirati bank that Doha accuses of waging "financial warfare" against it. Qatar claims NBAD Americas, the US subsidiary of First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), is engaging in "bogus" foreign exchange deals intended to undermine the Qatari riyal and harm its economy. FAB is the largest…

Probe finds deadly Niger mission lacked proper approval
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Probe finds deadly Niger mission lacked proper approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — A military investigation into the Niger attack that killed four American service members concludes the team didn't get required senior command approval for their risky mission to capture a high-level Islamic State militant, several U.S. officials familiar with the report said. It doesn't point to that failure as a cause of the…

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