Washington Post: Trump shared classified info to Russians


President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador to the US in a White House meeting last week, according to The Washington Post.

The White House scrambled to respond to the report Monday night, issuing several statements before sending H.R. McMaster, Trump’s national security adviser who participated in the meeting, out to speak with White House reporters.

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Canadian Guard Shot in Attack at Parliament Hill in Ottawa


Canada parliament shootingAt least two gunmen traumatized the heart of the Canadian government on Wednesday, with one shooting a military guard at the National War Memorial and then entering the adjacent Parliament building, where multiple rounds were fired.

More girls kidnapped in Nigeria


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(CNN) — Amid news of more Nigerian girls being kidnapped by a militant Islamist group, the country’s President said he welcomed an offer of U.S. support in the search for them, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday.

South Korea’s Prime Minister Resigns Over Ferry Sinking


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South Korea’s Prime Minister Chung Hung-won has resigned over the government’s handling of a recent ferry disaster which left more than 300 people dead, Yonhap News is reporting.

Bags of heroin labeled ‘Obama Care’ seized


A photo supplied by Massachusetts State Police shows the packets of heroin marked

A photo supplied by Massachusetts State Police shows the packets of heroin marked "Obama Care"

(CNN) — What do heroin and Obamacare have in common?

Nothing — save for more than 1,200 packets of heroin that had the words "Obama Care" and "Kurt Cobain" printed in red on the packaging that Massachusetts State Police say they uncovered in a drug bust.

State police said the labels are nothing more than marketing ploys.

"It’s a branding by the particular drug dealer so when the drug gets out to the population, you know what it is," said Police Lt. Daniel Richard. "It’s just a branding so you can say if this brand is good or bad. It’s like putting Pepsi or Coca-Cola on a bottle."

Trooper Joseph Petty stopped a vehicle with four people in the Town of Hatfield on Friday morning after noticing the vehicle was committing several traffic violations.

Tyler Robenstein and Ashley Beaulieu of Vermont and Marquese Jones and Sherod Green of New Jersey were taken into custody and face conspiracy to violate drug laws and possession charges.

The driver, Robenstein, was charged with speeding, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to change lanes for an emergency vehicle, police said.

The Hampshire County Jail in Northampton said late Saturday afternoon that Robenstein and Beaulieu had been released on bond. Jones and Green were still being held.

Iran deputy industry minister killed


(Reuters) – An unidentified attacker shot dead an Iranian deputy minister of industry in Tehran on Sunday, the state news agency IRNA reported, in what appeared the first reported killing of a senior central government official in years.

The Mehr semi-official news agency reported a police officer as saying a personal motive was most probably behind the killing of Safdar Rahmat Abadi, shot dead in the head and chest as he got into his car in the east of the capital.

Obama signs bill to end partial shutdown, stave off debt ceiling crisis


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President Barack Obama signed a bill that ends the 16-day partial government shutdown and raises the debt ceiling, the White House said early Thursday morning.