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Blackwater founder Prince details meeting with Russian in Seychelles

Blackwater founder Prince details meeting with Russian in Seychelles

Published 08/12/2017

(This version of the Dec 6 story corrects paragraph 3 and adds new paragraph 4 to clarify the nature of U.S. sanctions) By Patricia Zengerle [more…]

Trump tweets about Russia probe spark warnings from lawmakers

Trump tweets about Russia probe spark warnings from lawmakers

Published 04/12/2017

A series of tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump about the investigation into contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia prompted concerns on Sunday among both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham saying Trump could be wading into "peril" by commenting on the probe. [more…]

U.S. attorney general Sessions evasive on Russia probe: congressmen

U.S. attorney general Sessions evasive on Russia probe: congressmen

Published 01/12/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrives for closed door interview with the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua RobertsWASHINGTON [more…]

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in jail in China

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in jail in China

Published 20/11/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday upbraided the father of one of the three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting, tweeting he "should have left them in jail!" [more…]

Top House Intelligence Democrat intends to make sample of Russia-bought Facebook ads public

Top House Intelligence Democrat intends to make sample of Russia-bought Facebook ads public

Published 02/10/2017

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said on Monday he intended to make a "representative sampling" of Facebook Inc political ads believed to have been purchased by Russia available to the public later this month and that he hoped to make them all public eventually. [more…]

Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts, but U.S. senator says response inadequate

Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts, but U.S. senator says response inadequate

Published 29/09/2017

Twitter (TWTR.N) said on Thursday it had suspended about 200 Russian-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 U.S. election, but an influential Democratic senator slammed its steps as insufficient. [more…]

Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

Published 17/09/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday retweeted a doctored video of himself taking a golf swing and hitting former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton, who then stumbles as she boards a plane. [more…]

Trump`s son met Russian lawyer for damaging information on Clinton

Trump`s son met Russian lawyer for damaging information on Clinton

Published 08/09/2017

President Donald Trump's eldest son told Senate investigators on Thursday that he had set up a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer because she might have had damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. [more…]

Leading Democrat: Critics can`t conclude Trump is impaired

Leading Democrat: Critics can`t conclude Trump is impaired

Published 20/08/2017

Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on Sunday that it was premature to try to remove U.S. President Donald Trump by claiming he is physically or mentally impaired. [more…]

Russian-American lobbyist met with Trump Jr., Russian lawyer: NBC News

Russian-American lobbyist met with Trump Jr., Russian lawyer: NBC News

Published 15/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio U.S. July 19, 2016.

A lobbyist who was once a Soviet counter-intelligence officer participated last year in a meeting with senior aides to U.S. President Donald Trump, including his eldest son, and a Russian lawyer, NBC News reported on Friday, adding to allegations of possible connections between Moscow and the November election.

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