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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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August 10, 2018 - 4:04 pm
By JEFF HORWITZ and DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — An associate of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone was held in contempt of court Friday in a fresh attempt to challenge Robert Mueller's appointment as the special counsel investigating Trump campaign contacts with...
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August 10, 2018 - 11:50 am
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified "other" means. The tough message from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev...
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August 03, 2018 - 11:35 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A U.S. citizen has been detained in Russia's Far East after accidently sailing there from Alaska on a small boat, officials said Friday. John Martin had been traveling down the Yukon River across Alaska on a one-person boat when he ended up in the open Bering Sea, said Russian Foreign...
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August 03, 2018 - 11:26 am
By MATTHEW BARAKAT and STEPHEN BRAUN , Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors headed toward the heart of their financial fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Friday, with jurors expected to hear testimony that he never told his tax accountants about...
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National security adviser John Bolton speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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August 02, 2018 - 3:13 pm
By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed a "vast, government-wide effort" to protect American elections after Russian attempts to interfere in 2016, the White House said Thursday. Responding to bipartisan criticism that it has no clear national...
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