Russian diplomats » All eyes are on the Kremlin today for reaction to both the U.S. and European nations expelling dozens of Russian diplomats.
Spending bill » President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill into law over the weekend, which averted a government shutdown but is expected to increase the deficit by $300 billion. On Sunday, the White House defended his decision to sign the bill, noting it wasn’t the president’s first choice.
Austin bomber latest » The serial bomber behind a series of package bombs in Texas is dead and investigators believe he acted alone. That was the word from Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday but he cautioned Austin residents that the investigation is still ongoing.
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