Gary O'Connor

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The costs of Comey’s appeasement

A look at the career of FBI Director James Comey.<p>James B. Comey, the head of the bureau since 2013, was dismissed by President Trump on May 9, 2017.<p>The evidence suggests that FBI Director James B. Comey is a decent man. The evidence also suggests that he has been intimidated by pressure from …

Inside Evan McMullin’s 10 years undercover in the CIA

Conservative independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin is rising in the polls and stands a fair chance of stealing the red state of Utah from GOP nominee Donald Trump. So it’s no surprise that pro-Trump Republicans and others are raising questions about his record as an undercover CIA …

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In land of soccer and snooker, the British press has little use for the NFL

The NFL has a long way to go before becoming a top-three sport in the United Kingdom, at least based on a highly unscientific yet spirited survey of London newspapers on Sunday morning.<p>There is nary a mention of Sunday’s Redskins-Bengals game at Wembley Stadium, the last of three regular-season NFL …

Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro to meet with opposition, foreign mediators

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was expected to sit down Sunday with members of the opposition and foreign mediators, a gesture his foes suspect is a time-wasting tactic to ease pressure on the unpopular leader.<p>Maduro has said he will personally attend a meeting, expected …

Iraqi Christians, scarred by Islamic State’s cruelty, doubt they will return to Mosul

IRBIL, Iraq — At the evening service, the priest counseled forgiveness to a congregation with little reason to forgive. They were Christians from Mosul, brutalized by the Islamic State and betrayed, in some cases, by neighbors, and nothing — not the priest’s pleas, not his invocation of Cain and …

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