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U.S. Officials: Putin Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack

Putin involved in election hackingU.S. intelligence officials now believe with "a high level of confidence" that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in the covert Russian campaign to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.

Two senior officials with direct access to the information say new intelligence shows that Putin personally directed how hacked material from Democrats was leaked and otherwise used. The intelligence came from diplomatic sources and spies working for U.S. allies, the officials said.


368 Child Gymnasts Have Alleged Sexual Abuse in 20 Years

child gymnasts claim abuseA 12-year-old gymnast molested by an Olympic coach during “therapy” sessions.  Children as young as 6 secretly photographed nude by coaches.  Coaches who slipped a finger inside girls’ leotards.  A coach having almost daily sex with a 14-year-old at one of the country’s most prestigious gyms.

No one knows exactly how many children have been sexually exploited in America’s gyms over the past 20 years. But an IndyStar-USA TODAY Network review of hundreds of police files and court cases across the country provides for the first time a measure of just how pervasive the problem is.


Army report: Trump adviser Flynn improperly shared classified intelligence

Gen. Michael FlynnMichael Flynn, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for national security adviser, violated regulations regarding intelligence while an Army general, a U.S. military report indicates.

Flynn "inappropriately shared" classified information with foreign military officers while serving in Afghanistan, newly released documents obtained by The Washington Post show. A 2010 investigation of Flynn's actions remain classified so the report is incomplete, but former U.S. officials familiar with the situation have said Flynn revealed activities of the CIA and other agencies working in Afghanistan, the newspaper said Wednesday.



RNC announces McDaniel as Trump's pick to head RNC

Ronna Romney McDanielMichigan GOP Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel is President-elect Donald Trump's choice to succeed incoming chief of staff Reince Priebus as chair of the Republican National Committee, he announced on Wednesday.

“I’m excited to have a highly effective leader in Ronna McDaniel as RNC Deputy Chair and I look forward to her serving as the Party’s Chairman in 2017,” Trump said. “Ronna has been extremely loyal to our movement and her efforts were critical to our tremendous victory in Michigan, and I know she will bring the same passion to the Republican National Committee.”


Donald Trump Will Be In Violation Of The Lease On His D.C. Hotel The Day He Takes Office

Trump will be in violation of federal lawsPresident-elect Donald Trump will be in violation of the lease on his Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., the day he takes office, according to the agency that owns the lease.

In response to a letter from House Democrats, Michael Gelber, the deputy commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Public Buildings Service, said that Trump will be in breach of his lease as soon as he is sworn in on Jan. 20, 2017. The hotel lease specifically states that “no … elected official of the Government of the United States … shall be admitted to any share or part of this Lease, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom.”


Ex-CIA chief says Trump risks blame for an attack if he skips briefings

Trump to blame if attacked for skipping briefingsU.S. officials told Reuters that Trump is receiving an average of one presidential intelligence briefing a week - far fewer than most of his recent predecessors - but that his deputy Mike Pence gets briefings around six days a week.

Panetta, a former Democratic Congressman who served as CIA director and defense secretary in President Barack Obama's first term, told the Arab Strategy Forum, a conference sponsored by the government of Dubai, that Trump's aversion "can't last."


Trump picks Rick Perry to lead Energy Department

Rick PerryPresident-elect Donald Trump is planning to nominate former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) to lead the Department of Energy, a transition official tells The Hill.

If the Senate confirms Perry as secretary of Energy, he would oversee a department whose main missions include research on emerging energy technologies, regulating energy efficiency, managing the nation’s nuclear weapons and building nuclear reactors for Navy vessels.


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