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November 12, 2018 - 1:07 pm
By SYLVIE CORBET , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies pledged Monday to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them. The group of governments...
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November 05, 2018 - 2:00 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that a Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. military reconnaissance plane in international airspace over the Black Sea on Monday. Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon says the Russian SU-27 made a high-speed pass...
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October 30, 2018 - 3:51 pm
By DESMOND BUTLER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A year before federal prosecutors accused Maria Butina of operating as a secret agent for the Russian government, she was a graduate student at American University working on a sensitive project involving cybersecurity. Butina's college...
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October 17, 2018 - 8:14 am
UPDATE: MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian official said a student attacked a vocational college Wednesday in Crimea, a rampage that killed 17 other students and left more than 40 people wounded, before killing himself. The comments by Sergei Aksyonov, the regional leader in Crimea, were the latest in a...
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September 28, 2018 - 3:54 pm
By JENNIFER PELTZ and FRANK JORDANS , Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Days after U.S. President Donald Trump denounced globalism before world leaders at the United Nations, China and Russia positioned themselves Friday as defenders of internationalism that are keeping promises when...
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September 28, 2018 - 3:45 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY , Associated Press CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — France's leaders are proposing a new international coalition to revive global cooperation that they say is being threatened by countries like the United States and Russia. Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced the plan...
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September 12, 2018 - 1:55 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections, a move that counters critics who claim he has not taking election security seriously enough. The executive order...
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September 11, 2018 - 5:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — As Siberian gun rights activist Maria Butina faces a hearing in Washington, here is a look at the unusual path that led to her arrest. She's accused of working as an undeclared foreign agent, based on FBI suspicions that she and patron Alexander Torshin sought to infiltrate the NRA...
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September 08, 2018 - 8:15 am
By MATTHEW LEE and SUSANNAH GEORGE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite dire U.S. warnings and fears of a humanitarian disaster, the Trump administration has little leverage to stop Russia, Iran and Syria pressing ahead with a massive military assault against Syria's northwest Idlib...
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August 31, 2018 - 11:25 am
By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump "over a barrel" during the 2016 presidential campaign. That's what lawmakers were told this week by a senior Justice Department lawyer during a private interview. The official, Bruce...
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