Trump lawyer criticizes Mueller over emails: A.M. News Links

December 18, 2017 GMT

Trump lawyer criticizes Mueller over emails: A.M. News Links

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Trump lawyer accuses Mueller of improperly obtaining transition emails (NBC News)

Putin thanks Trump for CIA’s help in stopping terror attacks (CNN)

Democrats hold biggest lead in congressional preference since 2008 (NBC News)

National news

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport restores power after crippling outage (CNN)

A CDC ban on ‘fetus’ and ‘transgender’? Experts alarmed (Associated Press)

McCain, battling brain cancer, leaves Washington for Christmas break before contentious vote on tax bill (Washington Post)

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner sued over financial disclosures (Politico)

N.Y. Times: Pentagon study of UFOs revealed (CNN)

Sarah Palin’s son, Track Palin, charged with assault, burglary (cleveland.com)

U.S. soldier killed in Niger ambush was not captured, military report finds (The Guardian)

Break in winds helps California battle historic wildfire (Reuters)

Dog survives plane crash in Indiana that kills 3 people, second canine (Fox News)

World news

Rights group reports more destruction of Rohingya villages (Associated Press)

The secret backstory of how Obama let Hezbollah off the hook (Politico)

Pakistan steps up security after IS kills 9 in church attack (Associated Press)

North Koreans mark sixth anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death (Fox News)

Lebanon murder inquiry arrest after UK woman’s death (BBC)

Toronto police release cause of death of billionaires (Associated Press)

Former Chilean President Sebastian Pinera wins runoff vote (CNN)