{FD} Sanders keeps ’em guessing: Bernie to seek Senate reelection as independent, amid 2020 talk

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday he’ll run as an independent for reelection next year, as he made his second visit in less than two months to the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of neighboring New Hampshire — leaving his 2020 plans anybody’s guess.

{FD} Air Force preparing B-52 bombers for 24-hour alert status, official says

The U.S. Air Force is preparing to place its fleet of nuclear-armed B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since 1991 amid escalating tensions with North Korea, the military branch's chief of staff said in a report Sunday.

{FD} Saudi ex-intel chief says Assad is the biggest terrorist, praises Trump’s harsh Iran stance

Former Saudi Chief of Intelligence and Ambassador to the U.S. and U.K. Prince Turki al-Faisal is cautioning the Trump team to clarify its stance on defeating “the biggest terrorist in Syria” — the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad — while at the same time praising the clear, ironfisted strategy of the U.S. toward Iran.

{FD} Capitol Police officers shot while protecting Scalise are awarded ‘Officer of the Year’ honors

The two U.S. Capitol Police officers who jumped into action when a gunman opened fire at a Congressional baseball practice in Virginia last June have been honored with a prestigious “Officer of the Year” award.