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MASSIVE LINES at Airports Due To No-Show Security Screeners as Shutdown Continues

The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the partial government shutdown goes into its fourth week.

No-shows among screeners jumped Sunday and again Monday, when the Transportation Security Administration reported a national absence rate of 7.6 percent compared with 3.2 percent on a comparable day a year ago.

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AG Nominee Sent Memo On Mueller Probe To Trump’s Lawyers

President Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general sent White House lawyers a memo arguing that the president could not have obstructed justice by firing ex-FBI Director James Comey, describing a critical prong of the special counsel’s Russia investigation as “fatally misconceived,” he told the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee in a letter Monday.

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FAIL: Iran Says It Launched Satellite That Didn’t Reach Orbit

Iran on Tuesday conducted one of at least two satellite launches it plans despite criticism from the United States, but the satellite failed to reach orbit, an official said.

The rocket carrying the Payam satellite failed to reach the “necessary speed” in the third stage of its launch, Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi told Iranian state television.

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Barak Slams Netanyahu For Breaking Israel Ambiguity On Syria

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is attacking the country’s current leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, for breaking with Israel’s ambiguity over its strikes against Iranian targets in Syria.

Barak’s comments on Monday came a day after Netanyahu’s abrupt confession that Israel had struck hundreds of Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria in recent years, including a weapons facility over the weekend.

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