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April 22, 2017 12:16 PM Five questions for the House's new Russia investigator

Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) is taking the reins of the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russia following the recusal of Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.). It is unclear how Conaway will split responsibilities with Gowdy and Rooney, as Nunes specified only that they would provide “assistance” to the new leader as he takes charge of the Russia

April 22, 2017 3:01 AM 'Unmasking' 101: The Next Chapter In The Trump-Russia Imbroglio

When U.S. intelligence agencies spy on Americans, they're supposed to get a warrant. But what happens when they're spying on a foreigner and an American calls up? The way intelligence agencies handle what they call this "incidental" collection of information — and what political leaders eventually do with it — will be a big part of the next phase in Congress'

April 21, 2017 10:19 AM U.S. Eyes Russian Meddling In French Presidential Campaign

As voters in France prepare presidential election Sunday, U.S. officials are warning of Russian interference in the hotly contested race, saying that the tactics being used are similar to those deployed in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The warnings come as congressional investigators and intelligence agencies continue to look at Russian interference 2

April 20, 2017 8:58 PM Big names at risk of losing seats as Jubilee holds polls

Two gubernatorial aspirants have quit Jubilee amid rigging claims ahead of high stakes party nominations in Mt Kenya region today. Murang’a gubernatorial aspirant Moses Mwangi and Isiolo Senator Mohamed Kuti said they had left the party over fears of unfair nominations. Mathira parliamentary aspirant Rigathi Gachagua said he was confident the party would 1

April 20, 2017 8:00 AM Tillerson likens Iran to North Korea in attack on ‘failed’ nuclear deal

US secretary of state says Tehran’s ‘provocative actions’ threaten the world But the top US diplomat stopped short of threatening to jettison the 2015 agreement that was brokered by world powers, or say whether the Trump administration would punish Iran with new sanctions. The whiplash left Republicans on Capitol Hill, who had universally excoriated

April 20, 2017 6:10 AM Conservatives fault Arkansas court for halting executions

Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first execution in nearly 12 years wasn't thwarted by the type of liberal activist judge Republicans regularly bemoan here, but instead by a state Supreme Court that's been the focus of expensive campaigns by conservative groups to reshape the judiciary. The court voted Wednesday to halt the execution of an inmate facing

April 19, 2017 8:09 AM Georgia House race down to 2 candidates, plus Trump, Pelosi

DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia congressional election in a historically conservative district is headed to a runoff that raises the stakes in an early measure for President Donald Trump and both major parties ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Democrat Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old former congressional staffer, fell a few percentage points shy of an outright

April 18, 2017 7:56 AM Orange House confident despite poll primary hiccups

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 – Orange House has exuded confidence in its party primaries despite a false start in Taita Taveta, Trans Nzoia, Nyamira, Nakuru and Kajiado counties. The Orange Democratic Party which is embarking on the third tier of nominations Tuesday after a similar exercise in Bungoma, Busia, Machakos counties (Thursday) 1

April 18, 2017 4:55 AM Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes decides not to run for second term following bloody protests

Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes has announced that he will not run for re-election next year, regardless of whether Congress passes an amendment to allow leaders to stand for a second term. In a letter to the Archbishop of Ascunsion posted on social media, the former soft-drink and tobacco executive said that his decision was inspired by Pope Francis’s

April 18, 2017 4:23 AM Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes decides not to run for second term following bloody protests

Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes has announced that he will not run for re-election next year, regardless of whether Congress passes an amendment to allow leaders to stand for a second term. In a letter to the Archbishop of Ascunsion posted on social media, the former soft-drink and tobacco executive said that his decision was inspired by Pope Francis’s 1