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Weapon used in school bus attack was sold to Saudi Arabia in a State Department-sanctioned arms deal, CNN confirms

Weapon used in school bus attack was sold to Saudi Arabia in a State Department-sanctioned arms deal, CNN confirms

The bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN. ... Continue Reading
The schoolboys were chatting and laughing before airstrike

The schoolboys were chatting and laughing before airstrike

For a group of boys in northern Yemen, Thursday was supposed to be a celebration -- a much-anticipated field trip marking their graduation from summer school. ... Continue Reading
Video shows bus moments before airstrike

Video shows bus moments before airstrike

Dozens of children, many younger than 15, were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a school bus in northern Yemen, according to the Houthi-controlled Health Ministry. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports. ... Continue Reading
Dozens dead after school bus hit by airstrike

Dozens dead after school bus hit by airstrike

Dozens are dead and wounded after an airstrike hit a bus carrying children in northern Yemen, according to the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) and eyewitnesses. ... Continue Reading
Opinion: America's silence makes it complicit in bombing

Opinion: America's silence makes it complicit in bombing

Dozens of schoolchildren on a field trip were killed in Yemen last week when a Saudi-led airstrike hit their bus. More than 50 people died; nearly 80 were wounded. Many victims were younger than 10. ... Continue Reading
Al Qaeda's master bomb maker may be dead

Al Qaeda's master bomb maker may be dead

The al Qaeda bomb master behind a 2009 attempt to blow up an airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day may have been killed, according to a UN team that tracks terrorist groups. ... Continue Reading
Opinion: Exploiting the end of the American era

Opinion: Exploiting the end of the American era

The first major global conflict of the 21st century broke out in the Middle East. It didn't involve Iran. ISIS wasn't a factor. Surprisingly, even Israel found itself on the sidelines. ... Continue Reading
60 ex-CIA officials tell Trump 'the country will be weakened' over political litmus test

60 ex-CIA officials tell Trump 'the country will be weakened' over political litmus test

Sixty former CIA officials warned President Donald Trump in a statement on Friday that "the country will be weakened if there is a political litmus test applied before seasoned experts are allowed to share their views." ... Continue Reading
Trump says he'll probably strip DOJ official's clearance 'very quickly'

Trump says he'll probably strip DOJ official's clearance 'very quickly'

President Donald Trump said Friday that he would likely strip the security clearance of a Justice Department official "very quickly," opening a new front in his battle with figures related to the special counsel investigation into his campaign and Russian election interference. ... Continue Reading
Trump: I've never respected Brennan

Trump: I've never respected Brennan

As he departed the White House for Marine One, President Trump made comments about John Brennan from the South Lawn. ... Continue Reading
Retired admiral: You have embarrassed us

Retired admiral: You have embarrassed us

Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, defending the former spy chief as "one of the finest public servants I have ever known." ... Continue Reading
Sources: FBI told of hack into  campaign

Sources: FBI told of hack into campaign

The FBI has been told about a cyberattack on the campaign of David Min, a Democratic congressional candidate who lost in his California primary, two sources tell CNN. ... Continue Reading
Manafort judge says he has received threats

Manafort judge says he has received threats

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Tapper: Remember a time when this was inappropriate?

Tapper: Remember a time when this was inappropriate?

Paul Manafort's attorney Kevin Downing told reporters he appreciates President Donald Trump's support after Trump called the trial "very sad." ... Continue Reading
Opinion: Why Manafort could hope for pardon

Opinion: Why Manafort could hope for pardon

At Paul Manafort's trial, his lawyers took the unusual step of not calling any witnesses for the defense, setting off speculation that Manafort is relying on the prospect of a presidential pardon. Friday morning, President Trump refused to address whether or not he would take such a step but he did say, "he happens to… ... Continue Reading
Opinion: Political spouses like George Conway are fair game

Opinion: Political spouses like George Conway are fair game

In recent months, George Conway, the husband of Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway has created a stir -- and amassed a considerable Twitter following -- with a series of disapproving tweets about President Donald Trump, his wife's boss. In a buzzy Washington Post profile of the couple in which George is similarly not shy about expressing… ... Continue Reading
Mormons don't want you to call them Mormons anymore

Mormons don't want you to call them Mormons anymore

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is embarking on a rebranding effort of sorts. ... Continue Reading
Alex Jones, InfoWars accused of destroying evidence related to Sandy Hook suit

Alex Jones, InfoWars accused of destroying evidence related to Sandy Hook suit

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New Haven police make arrest after more than 100 overdose calls

New Haven police make arrest after more than 100 overdose calls

Police in the Connecticut city of New Haven have arrested one man in connection with a spate of synthetic marijuana overdoses that sickened scores of people at a park this week. ... Continue Reading
Hours before his arrest, Watts pleaded for his family's return

Hours before his arrest, Watts pleaded for his family's return

Nearly 24 hours before Chris Watts was arrested in the disappearance of his pregnant wife and young daughters in Colorado, he stood outside his house and publicly pleaded for their safe return. ... Continue Reading

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