White House slams lawmaker's 'disgusting' criticism of Trump's call to soldier's widow
The back-and-forth dispute between the president and a Florida congressman over what Trump said to a soldier?s widow continued Wednesday afternoon. While not denying a remark that Rep. Frederica Wilson attributed to Trump, the White House criticized her for politicizing the issue.
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The FBI, along with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, recovered 84 children and arrested 120 suspected traffickers as part of a nationwide initiative to clamp down on the sex trafficking of minors.
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CIA chief remains coy about of Kim Jong-un 'vanishing' - but admits spy agency will be 'more vicious'
The US Central Intelligence Agency thinks that North Korea?s Kim Jong-un is a rational actor who is focused on staying in power and "waking up in his own bed" each day. But if Mr Kim should suddenly not show up for work, well, don?t ask US spy chief Mike Pompeo about it. "With respect to, if Kim Jong-un should vanish, given the history of the CIA, I?m just not going to talk about it," the CIA director said on Thursday, when asked what would happen if Kim suddenly died. "Someone might think there was a coincidence. ?You know, there was an accident.? It?s just not fruitful," he said to laughs from a Washington audience full of national security officials. The US agency has a dark history of involvement in plots to overthrow or eliminate leaders in countries like Iran, Cuba, Congo, Vietnam and Chile. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is reportedly 'nervous' about being assassinated Credit: AFP North Korea alleged earlier this year that the CIA working with South Korean intelligence had tried to kill Mr Kim, 33, without offering any proof. South Korea's intelligence agency said earlier this year that Mr Kim was "extremely nervous" about plots to assassinate him and uses a number of ruses to foil would-be assailants. Mr Pompeo, speaking to a forum held by the Foundation for Defence of Democracies, stressed that US policy was to "diplomatically and economically challenge the North Korean regime" to convince Mr Kim to pull back on his emerging nuclear threat to the United States. North Korea | Kim Jong-un?s fiery relationship with the US "Kim Jong-un?s mission is just to stay in power," he said. But Mr Pompeo, who became director of the CIA in January, added he was revitalising the agency?s field missions. "We are going to become a much more vicious agency," he said.
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In emotional interview, Gold Star parents say of Trump: 'It's not about a call or a letter'
The parents of a United States Army specialist killed in Syria in May said Thursday they hadn?t received any acknowledgment from President Trump, despite his claim to have called ?virtually? all families of fallen U.S. soldiers.