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Special counsel Robert Mueller gave no indication about his next move with the indictments of 13 Russian operatives. (Associated Press/File) **FILE**

Russian operatives beyond U.S. law, but not free, clear

- The Washington Times

The 13 Russian social media “troll factory” operatives charged last week with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election should fear for their freedom should they ever set foot beyond the borders of Russia, security analysts said this week.

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In this Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, photo, Republican Utah lawmaker Jon Stanard is shown on the House floor at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Stanard has unexpectedly resigned from the Legislature. House Speaker Greg Hughes announced Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, that the representative from St. George resigned Tuesday night "due to personal and family concerns." (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Utah House investigating allegations lawmaker hired prostitute

- Associated Press

The Utah House of Representatives was investigating Thursday whether a lawmaker who abruptly resigned used a state-issued cellphone and hotel room paid for with taxpayer money to arrange trysts with a prostitute.

In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. Defense Department investigators say the number of complaints filed against senior military and defense officials has increased over the past few years. But they say more cases are being rejected as not credible and fewer officers are being found guilty of misconduct. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon misconduct complaints increase; fewer found guilty

- Associated Press

The number of complaints filed against senior military and defense officials has increased over the past several years, but more cases are being rejected as not credible and fewer officers are being found guilty of misconduct, according to data from Defense Department investigators.

FBI Director Christopher Wray was warned he was close to "walking into contempt of Congress" after refusing to comment on numerous matters involving Peter Strzok. (Associated Press)

FBI 'needs to clean house,' former agents say

- The Washington Times

Former FBI agents say it may take a long time to wash away the stain of political-bias accusations lobbed against the bureau, which has long been viewed as the nation's premier law enforcement agency.

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks to reporters following a Senate policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Sen. Chuck Schumer to Trump: Bless the Democratic memo, too

- The Washington Times

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer told President Trump on Sunday to support the release of a Democratic memo that serves as a rebuttal to the House GOP memo that alleges the FBI used biased information to begin snooping on a former Trump campaign aide in late 2016.

"They could have easily said it was the DNC and Hillary Clinton. That would have been really easy," said Rep. Trey Gowdy, South Carolina Republican. (Associated Press/File)

Trey Gowdy: FBI concealed Clinton role in Steele dossier

- The Washington Times

The House's top investigator on Sunday said the FBI failed to notify a surveillance court that it was relying on material backed by the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign when it asked to snoop on a former adviser to the Trump campaign.