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Here are all the Russia investigation memos that we know about and what's in them

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J. Scott Applewhite/AP
Since President Donald Trump officially authorized the release of House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes's controversial memo on the Russia investigation on February 2, a host of other memos have seized Washington's and the public's attention.
In response to the Nunes memo, which alleges misconduct on the part of the Justice Department and FBI , Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee put forward a memo of their own, which is expected to be released Friday. Nunes has also said he plans to release five more as part of an independent investigation he's...
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The saga of Markelle Fultz - the No. 1 draft pick who has been out since October with a puzzling shoulder injury - continues to become more bizarre

The saga of Markelle Fultz - the No. 1 draft pick who has been out since October with a puzzling shoulder injury - continues to become more bizarre

4 monthes ago   |   By

Matt Slocum/AP
Philadelphia 76ers rookie guard Markelle Fultz has not played since October with an unspecified shoulder injury.
Sixers president Bryan Colangelo told reporters on Friday that there's a chance that Fultz may miss the rest of the season.
Colangelo said Fultz has had to re-learn to shoot the ball as a result of the injury.
Criticism will only grow as the 76ers appear to be fumbling another injury scenario to a top draft pick.
Philadelphia 76ers rookie Markelle Fultz, the guard who was the consensus No. 1 pick in last year's deep and talented draft, has not played an NBA game...
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Lowest number of passengers bumped off by airlines last year

Lowest number of passengers bumped off by airlines last year

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Following the high-profile incident of a passenger getting thrown off a plane, airlines bumped a record low number of passengers last year, according to a Transportation Department report Thursday.
According to reports from various airlines, only 0.34 passengers out of every 10,000 were involuntarily denied boarding, which was the lowest rate since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics began tracking in 1995. The previous low for the dozen airlines that report their bumping was a 0.62 in 2016, according to the department's Air Travel Consumer Report.
The lowest rates were at Delta Air...
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Trump reportedly isn't reading the fabled President's Daily Briefing - breaking a tradition followed by the last 7 presidents

Trump reportedly isn't reading the fabled President's Daily Briefing - breaking a tradition followed by the last 7 presidents

4 monthes ago   |   By

AP
President Donald Trump reportedly does not read his own daily briefing, breaking from tradition that his last seven predecessors have practiced.
The president instead gets the information in the briefing read to him orally so he can avoid reading the dense report.
The top secret briefing is also given to other top officials in the administration, like Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
President Donald Trump typically does not read his daily intelligence briefing, a storied document known as the President's Daily Briefing, according to the Washington...
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