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Acting U.S. attorney general will not meddle with Russia probe: Lindsey Graham

U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia, told him he had no concerns about Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation. “He’s seen nothing out of bounds or no concerns at all about Mr. Mueller,” Graham, a senior member of the Senate judiciary committee ...

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Pentagon: Africa command to pursue drawdown, realignment

Nov. 15 (UPI) — The Department of Defense announced Thursday the withdrawal and realignment of some U.S. Africa Command Counter Violent Extremist Organization, in accordance with priorities outlined in this years National Defense Strategy. The realignment projects a reduction of under 10 percent of the 7,200 troops assigned to Africa Command over the next several years. “Optimization preserves the majority ...

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When Tribalism First Entered American Politics

THE RED AND THE BLUE The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism By Steve KornackiIllustrated. 497 pp. Ecco/HarperCollins Publishers. $29.99. It can be a strange experience these days to read a book about modern American politics and divisions that is not about Donald Trump. Steve Kornacki’s “The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism” ...

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Quarterbacks got (a bit) safer today

Welcome to The Buzzer — the new email newsletter from CBC Sports. Sign up here to get it delivered directly to your inbox every weekday. Here’s what you need to know right now from the world of sports: It just got (a little) safer to be a CFL quarterback The league made a pretty big on-the-fly move today, adding an extra ...

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