They made their way through the thick forest like astronauts carrying a fallen comrade. Their booted steps were slow and deliberate as if they walked on the moon. A few men waited by a freshly dug grave, checking their smartphones. Without ceremony, the body of Mussa Kathembo was lowered into the ground.
Democrats and Republicans in the House are gearing up to question the former special counsel in the Russia probe, Robert Mueller, about his report. Mueller is set to testify before back-to-back House committees Wednesday morning and afternoon. Democrats are aiming to have Mueller's televised appearance highlight arguments that President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but Republicans are expected to attack the investigation as one-sided.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | PostedJul 23rd - 10:04pm
Russia wants an investigation into a South Korean announcement that one of its military planes violated South Korea's airspace, a senior lawmaker said Wednesday, citing Russia's acting ambassador. The U.S. separately called for a close consultation between Washington and Seoul to deal with similar incidents in the future.
China on Wednesday accused the U.S. of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and "power politics" in the Chinese Defense Ministry's first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power.