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Cigar-shaped interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua classified as comet

Cigar-shaped interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua classified as cometThe reddish cigar-shaped object called ‘Oumuamua spotted last year tumbling through space is a comet, scientists said on Wednesday, solving the mystery over how to classify the first interstellar object found passing through our solar system. ‘Oumuamua (pronounced oh-MOO-uh-MOO-uh) initially was pegged as a comet, but it lacks the tail of gas and dust characteristic of many comets, and some scientists argued that it was perhaps a dry asteroid. “It does not display any tail in any observation we obtained,” said astronomer Marco Micheli of the European Space Agency’s SSA-NEO Coordination Centre in Italy, who led the study, published in the journal Nature.



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Former US Navy sailor pardoned by Trump plans to sue Obama over classified information case

Former US Navy sailor pardoned by Trump plans to sue Obama over classified information caseA Navy sailor pardoned by US president Donald Trump is planning to sue Barack Obama’s administration for improperly handling his case. Kristian Saucier was pardoned by Mr Trump, who tweeted congratulations to the former military member for his “newly found freedom,” in March 2018 after serving a year in a federal prison for taking photos of classified areas in a nuclear submarine. Saucier’s lawyers have alleged that Mr Obama, former FBI Director James Comey, and others in the administration treated Saucier’s case unfairly compared to the matter of Hillary Clinton using a private server for government emails while Mr Obama’s Secretary of State.



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Fmr CIA Director reacts to Flood and Kelly appearing at classified briefings

Fmr CIA Director reacts to Flood and Kelly appearing at classified briefingsDemocrats and former intelligence officials are protesting the White House decision to have Chief of Staff John Kelly and attorney Emmet Flood show up at the onset of two classified briefings on the Russia probe – in which the president is a subject.



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Lawmakers attend classified briefing about FBI investigation into Trump’s 2016 campaign

Lawmakers attend classified briefing about FBI investigation into Trump’s 2016 campaignCongressional Democrats say the briefing did not offer evidence to support Trump's allegations that an FBI informant was used during his 2016 presidential campaign.



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Lawmakers attend classified briefing about FBI investigation into Trump’s 2016 campaign

Lawmakers attend classified briefing about FBI investigation into Trump’s 2016 campaignCongressional Democrats say the briefing did not offer evidence to support Trump's allegations that an FBI informant was used during his 2016 presidential campaign.



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Democrats Push To Be Included In Classified Briefing On FBI Informant

Democrats Push To Be Included In Classified Briefing On FBI InformantUPDATE: 7:41 p.m. — The White House said later on Wednesday that while



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GOP Lawmakers Will Soon Be Allowed To Review Classified Info On Russia Investigation

GOP Lawmakers Will Soon Be Allowed To Review Classified Info On Russia InvestigationTop Republican lawmakers will be allowed to review classified information



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'Clearly there was a breakdown in process': Chris Christie on Porter's access to classified info

'Clearly there was a breakdown in process': Chris Christie on Porter's access to classified infoABC News contributor former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., former Clinton white house staff secretary, discuss former Trump White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter's access to classified information.



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McCarthy: 'Appropriate' to release classified House GOP memo

McCarthy: 'Appropriate' to release classified House GOP memoIn an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) tells Chuck Todd that he believes people should see the classified memo created by Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee



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House Republicans Vote To Release Classified Memo They Wrote Attacking Russia Probe

House Republicans Vote To Release Classified Memo They Wrote Attacking Russia ProbeWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s Republican allies in Congress advanced their monthslong assault on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election on Monday, voting along partisan lines to release a classified memo slamming officials from the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation who have investigated the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia.



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