Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

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By Christopher Bing and Raphael Satter WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic U.S. senator says he has written to Attorney General William Barr outlining his concerns about potential “political interference” by the Trump administration in an investigation of a private espionage firm that targeted environmental groups in the United States. Last month Reuters reported https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-cyber-mercenaries-exclusive/exclusive-obscure-indian-cyber-firm-spied-on-politicians-investors-worldwide-idUSKBN23G1GQ that … Read more Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

McConnell warns Democrats about changing Senate rules to kill the filibuster

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WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has a message for Democrats: Don’t end the legislative filibuster if you win control, or you’ll regret it. “The important thing for our Democratic friends to remember is you may not be in total control in the future. And any time you start fiddling around with the rules … Read more McConnell warns Democrats about changing Senate rules to kill the filibuster

Pompeo warns Taliban against attacking Americans

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Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned Afghanistan’s Taliban against attacks on Americans, the State Department said Tuesday, amid outrage over alleged Russian bounties to target US troops. In a telephone call Monday with Taliban negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Pompeo “made clear the expectation for the Taliban to live up … Read more Pompeo warns Taliban against attacking Americans

Netanyahu warns Assad against Iran entrenchment in Syria

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Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday he would be “risking the future” of his regime if he allowed Iran to be entrenched militarily in his country. “We will not allow Iran to establish a military presence in Syria,” he told reporters alongside visiting US pointman on … Read more Netanyahu warns Assad against Iran entrenchment in Syria