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Police direct traffic outside an entrance to former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump said in a lengthy statement that the FBI was conducting a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate and asserted that agents had broken open a safe. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Trump: FBI agents ‘raided’ Mar-a-Lago, breached safe

- The Washington Times

Former President Donald Trump said late Monday that FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, and broke open his safe, an unprecedented search that sources said was related to a probe into whether Mr. Trump took classified government documents from his White House tenure.

In this Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021 file photo, a U.S. Chinook helicopter flies over the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan is the unhappiest country in the world ā€” even before the Taliban swept to power last August. That's according to a so-called World Happiness report released, Saturday, March 19, 2022 ahead of the U.N.-designated International Day of Happiness on Sunday. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Al Qaeda leader’s death renews debate over hasty U.S. Afghanistan withdrawal

- The Washington Times

The successful U.S. intelligence drone strike that killed longtime al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri at his Kabul safe house has also reignited the debates over President Biden’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan last year and whether the country’s new Taliban leaders are honoring a pledge to rein in terror groups operating on Afghan soil.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., listens during a press conference on protecting women's reproductive health care, Thursday, July 28, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

Pelosi coy on high-stakes Taiwan visit as Asia trip begins

- The Washington Times

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi left for Asia on Sunday as a heated debate raged back home over her potential visit by her congressional delegation to Taiwan, a move that Beijing has warned against but one that some U.S. officials say would demonstrate American strength amid China’s attempted intimidation of the island democracy.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents gather before a raid to arrest immigrants considered a threat to public safety and national security during an early morning raid in Compton, Calif., Monday, June 6, 2022. This weekend, the Biden administration said it would suspend an order prioritizing the arrest and deportation of immigrants considered a threat to public safety and national security in order to comply with a ruling earlier in June 2022 from a Texas judge. Many otherwise law-abiding immigrants living here illegally will now be afraid to leave their homes out of concern they'll be detained. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

ICE comes up empty in effort to find missing border jumpers

- The Washington Times

The Biden administration’s attempt to track down catch-and-release illegal immigrants and serve them with court summonses turned into a “complete waste of time,” according to officers who say they were pulled off higher priority cases to chase down “ghosts.”