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Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials: NYT

Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials: NYT

Published 12/08/2017

The special counsel investigating whether Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign wants to speak with current and former senior White House officials, the New York Times reported on Saturday. [more…]

Trump denies obstructing FBI probe, says has no tapes of talks with Comey

Trump denies obstructing FBI probe, says has no tapes of talks with Comey

Published 23/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump (L) speaks in Ypilanti Township, Michigan March 15, 2017 and FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017 in a combination of file photos. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had not obstructed the FBI's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and had not recorded his conversations with former FBI chief James Comey.

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Trump lawyer says president not informed he is under investigation

Trump lawyer says president not informed he is under investigation

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks to the White House in Washington, U.S. following his arrival from Camp David June 18, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

One of President Donald Trump's personal lawyers said in television interviews on Sunday that the president was not under investigation for obstruction of justice, but when pressed on the assertion, said he was not certain.

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U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

Published 14/06/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday denounced as a "detestable lie" the idea he colluded with Russians meddling in the 2016 election, and he clashed with Democratic lawmakers over his refusal to detail his conversations with President Donald Trump.

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Big investors, unfazed by techs` roller coaster, buy `FANG` stocks

Big investors, unfazed by techs` roller coaster, buy `FANG` stocks

Published 13/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is seen on a computer screen in an illustration photo taken in Bordeaux, France, February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

Large investors, whose high exposure to large-cap technology stocks boosted their returns during the first quarter of the year, are doubling down on their investments even as stocks like Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Facebook Inc (FB.O) stumble.

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Asia shares dragged under by U.S. tech slide, dollar firm

Asia shares dragged under by U.S. tech slide, dollar firm

Published 12/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Men look at an electronic board showing stock market information at a brokerage house in Beijing, China January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

Asian stocks fell on Monday, with electronics heavyweights such as Samsung Electronics knocked lower by a slide in U.S. tech shares and caution ahead of this week's U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting.

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Attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

Attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

Published 11/06/2017

FILE PHOTO - Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) questions National Security Agency Director Admiral Michael Rogers, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, as he testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill Washington, D.C., U.S., May 9, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face questions about the firing of FBI Director James Comey and undeclared meetings with Russian officials at a U.S. Senate hearing on Tuesday, though it was unclear whether he would testify in public or in private.

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Sessions says he will discuss Comey with Senate panel

Sessions says he will discuss Comey with Senate panel

Published 11/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses the National Law Enforcement Conference on Human Exploitation in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday to address matters former FBI Director James Comey brought up this week in testimony to the same panel.

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Bernie Sanders urges progressives to seek more electoral wins

Bernie Sanders urges progressives to seek more electoral wins

Published 11/06/2017

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at the 'People's Summit', an annual gathering of influential progressive groups, in Chicago, Illionois, U.S. June 10, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Kenning

Buoyed by the British Labour Party election gains this week, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday urged a summit of progressive activists who propelled his presidential candidacy to ramp up efforts to win elections and help remake a Democratic Party he deemed a failure.

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Trump takes second crack at a pivot next week with apprentice push

Trump takes second crack at a pivot next week with apprentice push

Published 10/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts to a reporter's question during a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 9, 2017.

President Donald Trump, who became a reality television star with a show called "The Apprentice," will spend a lot of time next week promoting a plan to expand apprenticeships to help companies find more skilled workers to fill jobs, the White House said.

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