Russian hottie Maria Butina is cooling off in Federal detention, and she may be there a while...
Here are "The Top 5 Things You Need To Know Today" for July 19, 2018:
HOW TO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA?
Russian redhead Maria Butina is cute, smart, armed, and indeed dangerous... so much so that she's in Federal detention without bail. The 29-year-old "graduate student" is being held on allegations that she's an active intelligence operative -- a spy -- working for the Kremlin. She had... ahem... ways of making people talk. A lot of guys in DC are worried about what she knows, especially what she knows about them.
HOW'S THIS FOR A SCHOOL FIELD TRIP?
Ivanka Trump invited three students from the Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central High School to join her at the White House and see an executive order signing ceremony. The First Daughter visited their school last week.
I MISSPOKE WHEN I MEANT TO SAY WHAT I REALLY MEANT I SAID THE OTHER DAY
Can you follow that? Well, neither can anyone else, as President Trump clarifies his clarification of his Helsinki comments regarding suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Does he now fully believe the intelligence community's consensus? We think so, but we might see yet another 180 sometime soon.
ESPY AWARDS LAST NIGHT FEATURED A VERY EMOTIONAL JIM KELLY
Bills' Hall of Fame QB nearly overcome by emotion in accepting the Jimmy V award for courage and perseverance. Hockey star Alex Ovechkin named best male athlete, teenage snowboarding star Chloe Kim named top female athlete.
AWFUL WRECK ON 690 YESTERDAY, BUT IT COULD HAVE BEEN MUCH WORSE
Happened Wednesday afternoon near Exit 15. Five vehicles involved, a motorcyclist was badly hurt, other suffered lesser injuries, including a 2-year-old child who -- miraculously-- only had fairly minor injuries after being ejected from a flipped car. Police are still trying to determined what happened.