Meet the Russia specialist who worked on 2 of Fusion GPS’ most…

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's unilateral release of the Senate Judiciary Committee's August interview with Fusion GPS cofounder Glenn Simpson was applauded by those who called it a win for transparency - and a nail in the coffin of GOP lawmakers' attempts to distract from the probe into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Others, however, viewed the content of Simpson's testimony as validation of a talking point often repeated by President Donald Trump and his allies in the media and Congress: Fusion GPS was working both for the Russians and against Trump - albeit on separate projects - during the 2016 election.

Photos: See the world’s most powerful rocket – all 27 engines – before it launches

SpaceX's three-core, 27-engine Falcon Heavy flagship rocket appears to be nearing full assembly at Kennedy Space Center, according to new photos released by CEO Elon Musk. Photos posted by the billionaire entrepreneur on Wednesday show the 40-foot-wide rocket in a hangar near KSC's pad 39A, the legendary launching point for Apollo and space shuttle missions, but more recently single-core Falcon 9 launches.

Mayo Clinic takes on IRS over status as a school

The $11.5 million question at the core of Mayo Clinic's lawsuit against the United States is whether the nonprofit operation is primarily a school or a medical center. Mayo Clinic's position is that it is an "educational organization," which "makes patient care available as a necessary and integral part of its educational activities."

Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be ‘off limits’ to media

Ivanka Trump is condemning recent tabloid coverage of President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia, saying the college student deserves privacy and ought to be "OFF limits." NEW YORK - Ivanka Trump is condemning recent tabloid coverage of President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia, saying the college student deserves privacy and ought to be "OFF limits."

Construction of border wall prototypes begins

In this May 1, 2016, file picture, Eva Lara, second from let, reacts as she reaches for her grandmother Juana Lara through the border wall during a brief visitation near where Mexico and the United States meet at the Pacific Ocean in San Diego. The federal government said Tuesday, Sept.

UPDATE 1-Investors balk at U.S. T-bill supply on default worries

Investors uneasy about a possible failure to increase the U.S. debt ceiling gave a cold shoulder on Tuesday to $20 billion worth of Treasury debt that will come due when the government might be out of cash if the ceiling is not raised by late September. The chilly reception to the latest one-month T-bill supply resulted in the Treasury Department paying the highest interest rate on one-month debt obligations in nine years.

BLM land transfers near county approval

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Here’s How Many Bernie Sanders Supporters Ultimately Voted For Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont inspired millions of loyal supporters, some of whom chose not to support Hillary Clinton in the general election in 2016. Fully 12 percent of people who voted for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries voted for President Trump in the general election.

Reward to $130,000 in growing search for fugitive inmates

A Georgia sheriff said officers were "desperate... An official with the company operating an advertising blimp at the U.S. Open golf tournament in Wisconsin says the pilot is "OK" after the craft crashed but that he is being taken to a hospital. International students at a Connecticut flight school that closed after two fatal plane crashes say they're out thousands of dollars and are being forced to return to their home countries.

The Latest: Pence says Trump will deliver on economic agenda

Gov. Kim Reynolds, left, and Sen. Joni Ernst wave to the crowd as Reynolds takes the stage during the governor's Inaugural Celebration hosted by the Republican Party of Iowa, Friday, June 2, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. The unofficial inaugural event raises money for the Republican Party, a strategic move that highlights the GOP's focus on the upcoming midterm election and Reynolds' anticipated gubernatorial run.

Russian Hacking and Collusion: Put the Cards on the Table

The notion that Russian interfered in the election to help Trump was a John Brennan/James Clapper confection created in an unorthodox way and defied logic, given that Hillary and her associates had far more close connections to Russia than Trump or his associates did. THE CLINTON FAMILY BUSINESS [snip] Bill Clinton received half a million dollars in 2010 for a speech he gave in Moscow, paid by a Russian firm, Renaissance Capital, that has ties to Russian intelligence.

XPONENTIAL Hosts Co-Located Events Focusing On Repair, Research, Safety, More

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International today announced the line-up of co-located events taking place at XPONENTIAL 2017, including the Wireless Repair Roundup, which is partnering with AUVSI for the first time to provide invaluable training to wireless repair professionals and business owners on the opportunity and potential in the growing drone market. XPONENTIAL takes place at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas from May 8 to 11, 2017.

Bank Mergers Spread in Mideast as Low Oil Signals Boom Days Over

Oil's more than 50 percent plunge over the past two years is forcing countries such as the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia to cut state spending, tap reserves and combine some of their largest banks to reduce costs and duplication. International Bank of Qatar QSC said this week they are in talks to create the country's largest sharia-compliant bank and the third-largest such lender in the Middle East, with assets worth more than 160 billion riyals . Talks are at an early stage, according to the banks, which didn't give details on the structure of the possible deal.