{FD} Trump on Clinton email warning: ‘Why aren’t our Deep State authorities looking at this?’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening called for a closer look into a former intelligence committee watchdog’s claims to Fox News that Hillary Clinton’s campaign had a “strategic coordination” with the State Department to play down the presence of classified information on her private email server.

{FD} Trump Administration pledges up to $60M to stop next ‘reservoir of jihadi terrorists’

The Trump administration Monday pledged up to $60 million to support the counterterrorism efforts of a five African nation force to fight the growing terrorist threat in the Sahel region of Africa.

{FD} Tillerson, Mattis make case for war powers authority in Senate hearing in wake of Niger ambush

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis told Senate lawmakers at a hearing Monday that the U.S. needs the authority to deploy troops oversees to fight terror, as the killing of four U.S. service members in Niger earlier this month drew significant scrutiny.

{FD} Anthony Weiner laptop had 2,800 gov’t documents from Huma Abedin: Report

The FBI reportedly found 2,800 government documents on disgraced former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner’s personal laptop computer that were related to his estranged wife’s work as Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff during her tenure as secretary of state.

{FD} Trump discusses cutting North Korea’s nuke capabilities with Chinese president

President Trump on Wednesday spoke with President Xi Jinping of China about the “denuke of North Korea” as lawmakers in Washington received classified briefings on the threat.

Cuba ‘acoustic attack’ gave U.S. diplomats brain injuries, medical records show

U.S. diplomats were diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injuries and damage to the central nervous system from exposure to an “acoustic attack” in Cuba last year, CBS News reported Wednesday, citing obtained medical records.

{FD} Tillerson: US to respond to Russia’s ouster of diplomats

MANILA, Philippines — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that Washington will respond by Sept. 1 to Russia’s move to force a major reduction in American diplomatic staff, a move that echoed former President Barack Obama’s action to kick out Russian diplomats for Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 American election.

{FD} North Korea must halt missile tests for talks with US to occur, Tillerson says

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday that North Korea must halt its missile testing if they want any sort of negotiations with the U.S. Tillerson — who made the comments at a regional security meeting in Manilla, Philippines– offered his most specific outline to date of what preconditions the U.S. has for talks with Pyongyang.

Russian fighter jet flies close to US Navy aircraft, official says

A Russian fighter jet flew alarmingly close to a U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft flying in the Black Sea on Tuesday — just one day before Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Washington.

{FD} Russian fighter jet comes within 20 feet of US Navy aircraft, official says

A Russian fighter jet flew alarmingly close to a U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft flying in the Black Sea on Tuesday — just one day before Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Washington.