Brennan Gets Offers for Legal Action on Clearance Revocation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials’ security clearances. Speaking on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Brennan said he’s been contacted by a number of lawyers about the possibility of an injunction…

Italy’s Leader Demands Safe Roads; Bridge Toll Rises To 43

By FRANCES D’EMILIO and PAOLO SANTALUCIA , Associated Press . GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italy’s president demanded guarantees Saturday that all the nation’s roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he hugged and comforted mourners at a state funeral in the grieving port city. President Sergio Mattarella spoke quietly to victims’ families…

Mattis Says Further taliban Assaults Likely In Weeks Ahead

By ROBERT BURNS ,  AP National Security Writer BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Western-backed Afghan defenses will not break under the weight of Taliban violence in advance of scheduled parliamentary elections in October, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said. In his most detailed comments on the Taliban’s assault on the eastern city of Ghazni since it began…