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Jeff Katz
September 12, 2019 - 11:19 am
During a Wednesday appearance on NBC's Today show, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice took co-host Savannah Guthrie to task when Guthrie implemented some good old collusion delusion by asking if Russia "elected Donald Trump." Rice shut her down immediately, saying, "I don’t think there’s any...
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
By DAVID RISING and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — A frozen wasteland with an inhospitable climate? Or a strategic outpost with vast resources of oil, natural gas and rare earths just waiting to be tapped as the ice recedes and reveals the treasures? As warmer...
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AP News
August 21, 2019 - 1:38 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to Russia and will warrant a response. The Pentagon said it tested a modified ground-launched version of a Navy Tomahawk cruise missile, which...
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Gregg Henson
August 20, 2019 - 2:18 pm
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has resumed sharing data from radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, an nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday, while an American expert said the fact that...
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August 06, 2019 - 2:21 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran FBI agent who wrote derogatory text messages about Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging that the bureau caved to "unrelenting pressure" from the president when it fired him. The suit from Peter Strzok also alleges he was unfairly...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:26 pm
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Russia would only deploy new intermediate-range missiles if the United States does and called for urgent arms control talks to prevent a chaotic arms race following the demise of a key nuclear...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Massive explosions at a Russian military ammunition depot in Siberia injured at least eight people and prompted the evacuation of thousands Monday. Russia's Defense Ministry said a fire triggered the explosions at a storage facility for gunpowder charges near the city of Achinsk in...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has declined to prosecute former FBI Director and Richmond Federal Prosecutor James Comey over his handling of a series of memos he wrote that documented personal interactions with President Donald Trump, a person familiar...
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July 28, 2019 - 6:45 pm
By ZEKE MILLER, ERIC TUCKER and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press t WASHINGTON (AP) — Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is leaving his job next month, ending a two-year tenure marked by President Donald Trump's clashes with intelligence officials. Trump announced Coats' departure on Aug. 15...
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July 24, 2019 - 3:22 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his allies did not wait for Robert Mueller to finish testifying Wednesday about his investigation into the sitting president before framing the moment as a victory for the White House, mocking...
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