An American flag flies outside the Department of Justice in Washington on March 22, 2019. <br>Andrew Harnik/AP

House lawyer says committee investigating whether Trump lied to Mueller

The House of Representatives’ top lawyer told a federal appeals court Monday that the House is investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller, and the attorney urged the judges to order the release of still-secret material from Mueller’s investigation.

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US: Egypt could face sanctions over Russia warplanes

The Egyptian military, which is the largest in the Arab world, went to Russia after the U.S. did not answer requests more than a year ago to acquire roughly two dozen F-35 fighter jets, according to one Egyptian military official.