Trump fires election security official, cuts troops in Iran, Afghanistan
United States President Donald Trump says he has fired a top election official who contradicted his (Trump’s) claims of voter fraud.
'Zero' doubt Saudi crown prince directed Khashoggi murder
Two key US Republican senators said Tuesday after a briefing by the CIA's director they have "zero" doubt Saudi Arabia's crown prince directed the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The explosive new declarations by members of President Donald Trump's party run counter to the White House narrative downplaying possible links between Crown Prince Mohammed…
First woman CIA director sworn in
Veteran CIA officer Gina Haspel was sworn in as the agency's first female director Monday, hailing the "heroines" who had gone before her and expressing hope she and her team would be "role models." The 61-year-old Haspel, a Russia specialist who spent her career in the Central Intelligence Agency's clandestine service, takes over from Mike…