Military and defense

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 30, 2017, about the actions of Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. as the panel continues to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the web of contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 31, 2017 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing new questions about political interference in the investigations into Russian election meddling following reports that White House officials secretly funneled material to the chairman of the House intelligence committee. Trying to fend off the...
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 30, 2017, about the actions of Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. as the panel continues to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the web of contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 31, 2017 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation involving Michael Flynn, the president's former national security adviser (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says it's too early to consider an immunity deal for President Donald Trump's former national...
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March 31, 2017 - 10:33 am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful car bomb exploded near a minority Shiite Muslim place of worship in the northwest town of Parachinar on Friday, killing at least 24 people and wounding over 70 others, officials said. Mushtaq Ghani, a spokesman for the provincial government, said the attack took...
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, left, and British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon perform a posed handshake for the media as Mattis arrives for their press conference at Lancaster House in London, Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
March 31, 2017 - 8:16 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expressing worry about what he calls "reckless" actions by North Korea, alluding to its nuclear weapons and missile programs. Mattis spoke at a news conference Friday in London with his British counterpart, Michael Fallon. Mattis raised the North...
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, left, and British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon perform a posed handshake for the media as Mattis arrives for their press conference at Lancaster House in London, Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
March 31, 2017 - 7:42 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expressing worry about what he calls "reckless" actions by North Korea, alluding to its nuclear weapons and missile programs. Mattis spoke at a news conference Friday in London with his British counterpart, Michael Fallon. Mattis raised the North...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a media conference after a meeting of the NATO-Russia council at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Ambassadors from NATO and Russia met for the first time this year in a fresh attempt to resolve some of their differences. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 31, 2017 - 4:18 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting his NATO counterparts to persuade them to do more to combat extremists and step up defense spending. After advancing the talks a week to suit Tillerson's schedule, foreign ministers from Europe and Canada want to hear exactly what...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Flynn’s attorney says the former national security adviser is in discussions with the House and Senate intelligence committees on receiving immunity from “unfair prosecution” in exchange for questioning. Flynn attorney Robert Kelner says no “reasonable person” with legal counsel would answer questions without assurances. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 31, 2017 - 3:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is in discussions with the House and Senate intelligence committees on receiving immunity from "unfair prosecution" in exchange for agreeing to be questioned as part of ongoing probes into possible contacts between Donald Trump's...
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 30, 2017, about the actions of Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. as the panel continues to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the web of contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 31, 2017 - 3:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing new questions about political interference in the investigations into Russian election meddling following reports that White House officials secretly funneled material to the chairman of the House intelligence committee. Trying to fend off the...
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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 30, 2017, about the actions of Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. as the panel continues to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the web of contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 31, 2017 - 1:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House refused Thursday to say whether it secretly fed intelligence reports to a top Republican lawmaker, fueling concerns about political interference in the investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign. Fending off the growing...
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March 31, 2017 - 1:19 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea accused the United States on Thursday of using the North's nuclear program as an excuse to mask its own opposition to banning nuclear weapons. Ri Song Chol, a counsellor at North Korea's U.N. mission, told The Associated Press that the United States drove his...
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