US investigators corroborate some aspects of the Russia dossier

For the first time, US investigators say they have corroborated some of the communications detailed in a 35-page dossier compiled by a former British intelligence agent, multiple current and former US law enforcement and intelligence officials tell CNN. As CNN first reported, then-President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama were briefed on the existence of the dossier prior to Trump’s inauguration.

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House rolls back rule restricting gun sales

The vote was 235-180. “The Social Security Administration not only overstepped its mission with this regulation, it discriminated against certain Americans with disabilities who receive Social Security benefits. The agency should be focused on serving all of its beneficiaries, not picking and choosing whose Second Amendment rights to deny,” said Rep.

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Comparing Trump’s inauguration crowd to the Women’s March

It’s also going to be impossible to gauge how many people exactly attended Trump’s inauguration as opposed to the Women’s March Saturday organized as a direct rebuttal to Trump the previous day. Get full coverage of the transition to Trump and of the Women’s March But there’s going to be a lot of conjecture about it.

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Reality Check Quick Takes: Trump rooted for the housing crisis?

From misrepresentations to half-truths and flat out lies, Trump has talked around and away from the truth more brazenly than any major party presidential nominee in modern political history. Clinton has made misleading and even false statements about her use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state.

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Cleveland police union asks for suspension of ‘open carry’ in wake of Baton Rouge, ahead of RNC

The head of one of Cleveland’s largest police unions is calling on Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily restrict the state’s open carry gun laws during this week’s Republican National Convention following Sunday’s shooting in Louisiana that killed three officers and wounded at least three others.

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Obama executive action: New gun control orders – CNNPolitics.com

In an effort to expand background checks for buyers, the White House will introduce a new requirement for individuals “in the business of selling firearms” to register as licensed gun dealers, effectively narrowing the so-called “gun show loophole,” which exempts most small sellers from keeping formal sales records.

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Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise – CNNPolitics.com

The announcement is the latest indication that the flag, a symbol of the slave-holding South, has become toxic in the aftermath of a shooting last week at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina. Gov. Nikki Haley announced in a Monday afternoon news conference that she supports removing the Confederate flag from the state capitol grounds.

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Netflix countdown will help parents fool kids on New Year’s Eve

While the childless might be popping champagne and staying out late, 87% of parents are planning to celebrate New Year’s Eve with their kids, according to a Wakefield Research survey conducted by Netflix. Midnight, however, is a bit late for most youngsters. Already, 34% of parents “fool” their kids into thinking it’s midnight at an earlier time.

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Massive Postal Service Breach Hits Employees and Customers

Washington (CNN) — Hackers recently broke into a U.S. Postal Service computer system and stole personal data, including social security numbers, for 750,000 employees and retirees, a U.S. official familiar with the breach tells CNN on Monday. The breach also compromised the data of 2.9 million postal service customers, the official said.

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First diagnosed case of Ebola in the U.S.

Atlanta (CNN) — A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, health officials announced Tuesday. The unidentified man left Liberia on September 19 and arrived in the United States on September 20, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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SWAT team threatened after grenade injures toddler in drug raid

(CNN) — Members of a northeast Georgia SWAT team are “devastated” after a drug raid in which a flash-bang grenade landed in a 1-year-old’s playpen, seriously injuring the child, the Habersham County sheriff said Friday. The police officers involved have been called baby killers and received threats following the incident, Sheriff Joey Terrell said.

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Rapper Andre Johnson severs penis, jumps off building, but survives

April 16, 2014 — Updated 1915 GMT (0315 HKT) Los Angeles (CNN) — Rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building early Wednesday, police said. Johnson was seriously injured, but survived the fall from the second level of the building in North Hollywood, Los Angeles Police Sgt.

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Al Qaeda leader urges militants to find out who killed his Syria rep – CNN.com

(CNN) — Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri exhorted his fighters to find out who killed his chief representative in war-torn Syria, where militants have had a strong presence and strong rivalries amid the country’s civil war. Two suicide bombers in Aleppo killed Khaled al-Suri in February when they blew themselves up inside a compound used as a headquarters.

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