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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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(Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP)
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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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 01, 2018 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called Wednesday for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to put an end to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, a day after Trump's former campaign chairman went on trial. Taking to Twitter to complain about the ongoing Russia investigation, Trump said...
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July 27, 2018 - 9:38 am
By JILL COLVIN and MICHAEL R. SISAK , Associated Press Eds: Adds additional background, details. Will be updated. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump denied Friday that he knew in advance about a Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 between a Russian lawyer, his eldest son and...
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July 26, 2018 - 1:53 pm
By PHILIP MARCELO , Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended his top deputy Thursday after a handful of congressional Republicans moved this week to impeach him. Speaking in Boston, Sessions said he has the "highest confidence" in Deputy Attorney General Rod...
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July 25, 2018 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposed Washington meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin has been delayed until 2019. National security adviser John Bolton, in a statement, cites special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election as the...
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