The State Department is looking into the whereabouts of a $5,800 bottle of Japanese whiskey that was gifted to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to State Department filings in the federal register. In an interview with Fox News, Pompeo said of the missing bottle, “it never got to me.” CNN has requested comment from both Pompeo’s spokesperson and a spokesperson for the State Department.
Top US General Mark Milley offered a full-throated defense of his behavior during the last days of the Trump administration, including a phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart, as he and other senior military officials appeared before lawmakers for a hearing about the withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Former President Donald Trump has stressed the importance of loyalty throughout his tenure in office, but appears to have forgotten that same value toward one of his most trusted confidants: Senator Lindsey Graham. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza describes how Trump’s relationships with his allies are all about usefulness until he says “you’re fired.”
Department of Homeland Security whistleblower Brian Murphy says appointees during the Trump administration covered up intelligence about Russian interference, White supremacy, and the Southern border because the topics made the former president look bad.
CNN’s Brianna Keilar rolls the tape on Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar’s continued efforts to push conspiracy theories that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Trump even after an audit confirmed Biden’s victory in his state.
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, a Democrat from California and member of the January 6th committee, tells CNN’s Pamela Brown that if the four subpoenaed Trump loyalists refuse to testify, the committee is prepared to involve the Department of Justice.
India and China have agreed to disengage in eastern Ladakh's Gogra region, restoring the Line of Actual Control in the area, the Indian Army said on Friday, in a major breakthrough after the latest round of talks between the two neighbours.
IMD tweeted that Cyclone Gulab has made landfall in coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha; Indian security forces deployed in the eastern Ladakh sector are keeping a close watch on the activities of the Chinese unmanned aerials vehicles in the eastern Ladakh sector; Canada will allow direct flights from India from Monday, lifting the ban on them after a gap of more than five months; Today, Union Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju said that the judiciary, the executive and the legislature are working in perfect synergy.
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Today morning, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur cycled along with Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal took part in a bicycle rally at an altitude of 11000 feet in Ladakh under Fit India Campaign. Down south, in a bid to celebrate 75 years of Indian Independence, the Central Industrial Security Force in collaboration with Chennai Port Trust organised a cycle rally as a part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.
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Vetran Congress leader and former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh will arrive in New Delhi on Tuesday evening. He is expected to meet Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda. Speculations are there that he is likely to join the BJP.
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India has really emerged on the world stage and has become an important global player, said Spokesperson for US State Department, Morgan Ortagus, adding that US needs India to face the emerging global..