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Sue Ogrocki / AP

Jamie Gorelick says she will still be a part of Jared Kushner's legal team, confirming the report from Yahoo! News stating she was handing off responsibilities relating to the Russia investigation to criminal defense attorney Abbe Lowell.

Gorelick said she suggested Kushner get independent legal advice about whether to keep Gorelick on the Russia-related inquiries ever since Bob Mueller and other partners left her firm, Wilmer Hale, to work on the Special Counsel investigation. "As a result of this process, Jared decided that Abbe would represent him in the Russia-related inquiries," Gorelick said.

Now, Gorelick will continue to work on ethics compliance and security clearance processes, which she was originally hired to cover.

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A Chinese lander carrying a rover successfully touched down on Mars for the first time, state media reports.

Why it matters: This is the first time China has landed a spacecraft on another planet, and it launches the nation into an elite club of only a few space agencies to successfully make it to the Martian surface.

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The United Nations warned Friday that ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas "has the potential to unleash an uncontainable security and humanitarian crisis," in not only the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel, but "the region as a whole."

The big picture: More than 125 Palestinians, including 31 children have been killed in Gaza since fighting began Monday, per the Palestinian Ministry of Health. Seven people, including one child, have been killed in Israel, according to Israeli authorities.