- Congress has only seen about 15% of the text messages exchanged between FBI agent Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page. It turns out the two were also exchanging text messages using their personal phones, and Congress probably won’t see those, either.
The former chairman of Colorado’s Republican Party was sentenced to four years probation and 300 hours of community service for voter fraud. Steve Curtis cast his ex-wife’s absentee ballot.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny encouraged protests in several cities, which earned him a trip to jail after he appeared at a rally in Moscow. Police later released him.
The death toll in the latest Taliban bombing in Kabul is now 103, with 235 people wounded.
The ease with which Japanese forces detected and tracked a nuclear powered Chinese submarine suggests that submarine is not quiet. Moreover the submarine surfaced while it was being pursued:
The PLA Navy’s 110-metre Shang-class submarine surfaced in international waters with a Chinese flag on its mast on January 12 after it was followed by the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force for two days.