5 SAVAGE THINGS
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Since the initial March 2 package bombing death in Austin, Texas, neighborhoods continue to be rocked by explosive deliveries - a total of three to date. The latest explosion on Sunday evening injured two men, while the March 12 explosion killed one man and injured an elderly woman.
Andrew McCabe, former FBI Deputy Director was fired by Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions late Friday evening less than two days before his official March 19 retirement date. Donald Trump sent a message on Twitter advising that McCabe's firing was, "...a great day for the hard-working men and women of the FBI - A great day for Democracy." Mr.McCabe has secured counsel with Micheal Bromwich of The Bromwich Group in Washington, D.C.
Russian elections were held today and Vladamir Putin won by a margin of nearly 80 percent renewing his term for six years. Voter suppression and irregularities reports appear to be supported by video according to Moscow's election watchdog group, Golos.
Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, confirmed the March 25 airing date of his client's 60 minutes interview. Attorneys for Donald Trump countered on Friday with filings in California's District Court alleging that the confidentiality agreement was breached, and Daniel's could owe damages up to $20 million.
The March For Our Lives rally scheduled for March 24 in Washington D.C. is expected to draw large numbers to protest gun violence and mass shootings. The march has drawn celebrity donations and mass movements for gun reform.