Democrats Push for Early Release of Mueller Report on Russia

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Democrats intensified their demands for Robert Mueller’s full report after learning the special counsel’s findings from his Trump-Russia investigation run to more than 300 pages, while President Donald Trump boasted of total exonerationbased on a four-page summary by his attorney general. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler was told by Attorney General…

Icelandic Budget Airline WOW Air Ceases Operations

By EGILL BJARNASON Associated Press REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic budget airline WOW Air ceased operations on Thursday, stranding passengers across two continents. In a statement on its website the airline, which had earlier suspended all its flights, told passengers there would be no further flights and advised them to check flights with other airlines…

Mueller’s Evidence is Likely a Massive Amount of Material

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Democrats say they want “all of the underlying evidence” in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. But what is all of that evidence? Mueller’s team issued more than 2,800 subpoenas, executed nearly 500 search warrants and interviewed more than 500 witnesses. That means the special counsel likely compiled thousands, if not millions,…

Trump Says Report ‘A Clean Bill of Health’ as Dems Seek More

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill, emboldened by the end of the special counsel’s Russia probe, even as Democrats pressed insistently for Robert Mueller’s full report and Justice Department officials said more information could be released in “weeks, not months.” Trump strode into a high-spirited…

Back in Israel, PM consults with military on Gaza violence

By ARON HELLER and FARES AKRAM Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned home from Washington on Tuesday, heading straight into military consultations and vowing further action after a night of heavy fire in which Israeli aircraft bombed Gaza targets and Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel. Netanyahu rushed back to…

Trump Welcomes Mueller’s Findings, But Says He’s Been Abused

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to “move on” from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller’s probe of “treasonous things against our country” and said they “certainly will…

Lawyer’s Office Shot At After Cop’s Acquittal In Teen Death

By RAMESH SANTANAM and MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gunshots were fired overnight through the window of the attorney who defended a white police officer acquitted Friday in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. But police around Pittsburgh said there were otherwise no reports of arrests or property damage following the…

The Latest: Six Democratic House chairs demand full report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Democratic chairs of six House committees are demanding that the Justice Department release “without delay” the full report it has received from special counsel Robert Mueller. They say they expect Attorney General William Barr also to turn over…