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Trump steps up fight against FBI: A.M. News Links

February 5, 2018

Trump steps up fight against FBI: A.M. News Links

Featured stories

Trump steps up war against FBI, Democrats have their own memo plan (CNN)

Carter Page touted Kremlin contacts in 2013 letter (Time)

In the streets after Super Bowl win, Philly cops keep Eagles fans in check (philly.com)

Tillerson raises specter of U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan oil (Reuters)

National news

Amtrak boss blames CSX, feds after deadly crash in South Carolina (Fox News)

President Trump heads back to D.C. after Super Bowl party (Sun-Sentinel)

Trump to pull nomination of top environmental adviser, climate change skeptic (NBC News)

Reince Priebus disputes report that Trump tried to fire Robert Mueller (NBC News)

The Treasury is set to borrow nearly $1 trillion this year, and at least that much afterward. Here’s why it matters (CNBC)

Holocaust denier poised to claim GOP nomination in Illinois race for Congress (Chicago Sun-Times)

A Kansas chemistry professor got his kids ready for school — then ICE arrested him on his front lawn (Washington Post)

North Carolina man impregnates biological daughter, plans to marry her, warrants say (CBS North Carolina)

World news

Axios: Pence will try to disrupt normalization of North Korea at the Olympics (CNN)

Theresa May ‘categorically’ rules out staying in a customs union with the EU after Brexit (Business Insider)

Russia steps up air raids on Syria’s Idlib province after jet shot down (Reuters)

North Korea to send head of state to Seoul for first time in years (The Guardian)

Israel begins issuing deportation notices to thousands of African refugees (The Independent)

Greece Macedonia: Name dispute draws mass protest in Athens (BBC)

South Africa’s ANC to hold urgent meeting on Zuma’s future (Reuters)

Evangelical, ruling party candidate eye runoff in Costa Rica (Washington Post)

Ecuador ‘rejects unlimited election terms’, blocking Correa return (BBC)

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