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Calls intensify on Capitol Hill for Special Counsel — On Hillary!

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are swiftly moving forward with calls to set up a special counsel to investigate the 2016 election, but focus exclusively on the actions of officials in the Barack Obama administration — including Attorney General Loretta Lynch — and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Bulgaria, USA Agreement on Access to Information To Be Signed

The agreement between Bulgaria and the USA on granting access to Bulgaria to American information about high-risk migrants will be signed irrespective of the change in administrations, assured Assistant Secretary for International Affairs for the Department of Homeland Security Alan Bersin who is visiting Bulgaria.

New US Ambassador to Bulgaria Arrives in Sofia

The new US ambassador to Bulgaria, Eric Rubin, arrived in Sofia on Wednesday with his wife Nicole Simmons.

One of his first tasks was to greet the followers of the embassy's Twitter account.

Rubin also appeared in a short video, greeting the Bulgarian people and expressing his desire to work towards a strong and productive partnership between Bulgaria and the United States.

Senate Confirms Eric Rubin as New US Ambassador to Bulgaria

The Senate confirmed on Wednesdy Eric Seth Rubin as the new US ambassador to Bulgaria.

This was announced by the US embassy in Sofia in its Facebook profile.

The hearing of the nominee before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was held on December 2., with US President Barack Obama having appointed Rubin in September.

FBI director Comey: Partnership with Romanian Intelligence Service among our best worldwide

The director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigations James Comey met the head of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) Eduard Hellvig on Tuesday, and subsequently appreciated the partnership with the SRI among the best the FBI has worldwide.

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