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House Democrats to probe Trump impact on FBI, Justice: lawmaker

The incoming Democratic chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee intends to investigate President Donald Trump's impact on the integrity of the Justice Department and the FBI, according to a letter sent to top federal law enforcement officials on Tuesday.

Breakingviews - Wall Street can be effective forest-fire fighter

Wall Street can help fight wildfires. California is being ravaged by the most deadly and destructive conflagration in its history. Last year such fires caused $18 billion in damage and consumed up to $180 billion of economic output, or 6.5 percent of GDP, in the Golden State, according to AccuWeather. A new financing tool can reduce fire risk and its impact on water, air and livelihoods.

Warriors suspend Green one game without pay

Draymond Green received a one-game suspension without pay from the Golden State Warriors for "conduct detrimental to the team" in the fallout from Monday night's explosive exchange with All-Star teammate Kevin Durant.

Steelers' Bell doesn't report, won't play in 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell did not report to the team before Tuesday's 4 p.m. ET deadline, general manager Kevin Colbert confirmed, meaning he is ineligible to play the rest of the season.

White House hit with staff upheavals - again

Another round of upheaval engulfed President Donald Trump's White House on Tuesday, with the future of several senior aides in doubt just a week after U.S. congressional elections.

EU's Malmstrom assumes U.S. won't slap autos tariffs during talks

The European Union’s trade commissioner, Cecilia Malmstrom, said on Tuesday she assumes the United States will not slap auto tariffs on the EU while the two sides are negotiating on trade, even as the Trump administration considers options to shield the U.S. auto industry from imports.

U.S. designates son of Hezbollah leader a terrorist

The U.S. State Department on Tuesday designated Jawad Nasrallah, son of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, a terrorist and accused him of carrying out attacks against Israel in the West Bank.

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