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ADDS TRUMP'S RESPONSE TO REP. WILSON - In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, frame from video, Myeshia Johnson cries over the casket of her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger, upon his body's arrival in Miami. President Donald Trump told the widow that her husband "knew what he signed up for," according to Rep. Frederica Wilson, who said she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone. In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump said Wilson's description of the call was "fabricated." (WPLG via AP)

Questions Surround U.S. Involvement in Niger After Deadly Ambush

The killing of four U.S. soldiers in an ambush attack in Niger has both citizens and congressional representatives asking questions about the American military presence in that country. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) went so far as accusing the Trump administration of being less than “up front” about the attack and hinting that his committee might launch an investigation.

CAIR: Minnesota Jihad Stabbing Puts Muslims at Risk

CAIR: Minnesota Jihad Stabbing Puts Muslims at Risk

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) warned that Muslims are now potential victims at risk of being harmed in the wake of the attack at a press conference addressing a Somali man who allegedly shouted “Allah” as he stabbed nine people at a Minnesota before he was shot dead by an off-duty officer.