• Before inauguration, Trump reportedly saw evidence Putin personally ordered election interference
Before inauguration, Trump reportedly saw evidence Putin personally ordered election interference

Trump made stronger remarks in an interview later Wednesday with CBS News anchor Jeff Glor, saying he holds Putin personally responsible for Russian interference in US elections. political spectrum, but it remains to be seen whether Republicans have the will to rein in their president. Some Trump critics called on his key national security aid...

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  • Republican base overwhelmingly supports Donald Trump's comments at Helsinki summit
Republican base overwhelmingly supports Donald Trump's comments at Helsinki summit

US President Donald Trump has said he looks forward to his second meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin , insisting that the first meeting was a success despite widespread criticism at home and overseas. " President Trump asked (National Security Advisor John Bolton ) to invite President Putin to Washington in the fall and those disc...

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  • Obama will give speech in South Africa to commemorate Nelson Mandela's legacy
Obama will give speech in South Africa to commemorate Nelson Mandela's legacy

Obama's speech Tuesday in South Africa is expected to rally people to keep alive the ideas that Mandela worked for including democracy, diversity and good education for all. This house is very significant to the life of Nelson Mandela but also to the democracy of the country because it's here where Madiba spent his first 6 years after his presid...

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  • Death Toll Rises to 17 After Boat Capsizes in Mo
Death Toll Rises to 17 After Boat Capsizes in Mo

A Ride the Ducks boat carrying tourists capsized and sank on a lake during a thunderstorm in a country-music mecca in Missouri . Later, people on Malaske's boat saw a duck boat passenger "hanging on for dear life" to the paddle wheel of the Belle, he said .

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  • Trump Threatens to Slap Tariffs on Everything Imported From China
Trump Threatens to Slap Tariffs on Everything Imported From China

Around $505 billion of Chinese goods came into the United States in 2017, leading to a trade deficit of almost $376 billion, U.S. government data shows. During the 1960s, President Lyndon Johnson reportedly physically manhandled the then-Fed chairman, William McChesney Martin , for wanting to raise interest rates, which LBJ saw as a threat to hi...

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  • U.S. Senate Democratic leader: Trump 'putting himself over' U.S.
U.S. Senate Democratic leader: Trump 'putting himself over' U.S.

The two men were to meet alone apart from interpreters before a working lunch with aides. Yet while Trump's remarks drew criticism in both parties, the reaction was more muted from the Republican side. The US leader has promised to raise Russian election meddling with Mr Putin, but he did not do so publicly when he discussed the agenda as the...

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  • Trump Contradicts Intelligence Officials Again On Russia
Trump Contradicts Intelligence Officials Again On Russia

Then came Helsinki, with Trump seeing another world leader, Russian President Vladimir Putin - a controversial visit given the accusations of the two colluding in the past, especially around the 2016 Presidential Election. Mr Trump added: "It was a clean campaign". The meeting between Trump and Putin on Monday lasted four hours and featured...

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  • European Union is one of America's greatest 'foes'
European Union is one of America's greatest 'foes'

Following the one-on-one meeting, Trump and Putin began a larger meeting with other US and Russian officials, and will end the summit with a joint press conference. The two presidents will discuss Russian-U.S. relations and their further development, as well as current global matters, according to the Kremlin statement, released ahead of the meet...

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  • Barack Obama Breaks Out His Best Dance Moves In Kenya
Barack Obama Breaks Out His Best Dance Moves In Kenya

Other challenges facing Kenya are tribalism and the need for better education, Obama said. Obama insisting Kenya to tackle with endemic corruption and problems surrounding the divisions between this country's ethnic groups. "I built this centre because I asked young people "what will make you stay" and they mentioned all the things they didn't have...

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  • Judge orders alleged Russian agent to remain in custody
Judge orders alleged Russian agent to remain in custody

Butina is also well-connected to wealthy businessmen in the Russian oligarchy, according to prosecutors who allege her Twitter messages, chat logs, and emails refer to a known Russian businessman with deep ties to Putin's administration and who was listed in Forbes as having a net worth of US$1.2 billion.

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  • Putin summit: Five standout moments from the Helsinki meeting
Putin summit: Five standout moments from the Helsinki meeting

Arnold Schwarzenneger has branded President Trump "a little wet noodle" after Trump nearly told press he believed Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence agencies. The President faced significant criticism after his summit with Putin in Helsinki, Finland, when he seemed to undermine the USA intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Fe...

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  • Donald Trump Plays
Donald Trump Plays "Would/Wouldn’t" Word Game In Desperate Damage-Control Bid

When asked about Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, which 12 Russian military officers were indicted over on Friday, Mr Trump said: "President Putin just said it's not Russia ". John McCain, the senior Republican senator, said Trump's seeming acceptance of Putin's denial was a historical "low point" for the United States p...

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  • Brexit rebellion costs British PM May another minister
Brexit rebellion costs British PM May another minister

The government said being part of an EU customs union would prevent it from striking global trade deals, won the vote by 307 to 301, a slim majority for May of just 6. In the preceding vote, the government had fallen to only its second defeat on Brexit in the Commons, as MPs voted by 305 to 301 for continued United Kingdom involvement in the EU's r...

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  • USA challenges trading partners' retaliatory tariffs at WTO
USA challenges trading partners' retaliatory tariffs at WTO

Both Washington and Beijing slapped tariffs on Dollars 34 billion of each others' goods earlier this month, with the USA threatening to impose further tariffs on another USD 200 billion in Chinese goods. Trade Representative proposed 10 percent tariffs on a $200 list of Chinese goods. Of greater concern than trade is "slowing domestic demand wi...

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  • Putin uses new Russian limo overseas for 1st time
Putin uses new Russian limo overseas for 1st time

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he considers the European Union an adversary of his country. Trump gave a topical preview during Friday's joint press conference with U.K. Observers have raised concerns about the fact that the leaders will be alone during their first meeting, but for a pair of interpreters, meaning there will be ...

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  • 'Lava Bomb' From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Injures 22 People
'Lava Bomb' From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Injures 22 People

Turpin said he visited the woman who was seriously injured in the hospital and described her and her family as "just really good people". In fact, so much lava has dropped into the water, it created a tiny little island off the coast. Officials have warned that getting too close to lava entering the ocean risks exposure to breathing in toxic fume...

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  • First Alert Weather Day: Tracking afternoon and evening storms
First Alert Weather Day: Tracking afternoon and evening storms

Highs in the lower to mid-80s return midweek with less humid conditions. Temperatures overnight will drop into the mid-60s, with skies clearing up. A few thunderstorms may have strong wind gusts too. "Indianapolis has only received 0.46" of rain the first half of July and 4.45" since June 1. There was another 10-day heat wave in the summer of 2...

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  • Woman Survives 7 Days After SUV Plunges Off Cliff in Big Sur
Woman Survives 7 Days After SUV Plunges Off Cliff in Big Sur

But it was nothing short of a miracle as they found Hernandez badly injured, but alive. Chelsea and Chad Moore described finding Hernandez's wrecked Jeep near Highway 1. That is when they found Hernandez. They said Hernandez seemed OK and responsive, and they got help right away. She told officers that she had swerved to avoid an animal in ...

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  • United States lawmakers call Donald Trump's performance 'bizarre,' 'shameful'
United States lawmakers call Donald Trump's performance 'bizarre,' 'shameful'

He dredged up from the hard right fever swamps debunked myths seeking to blame Democrats for the hacking of their own networks, and reiterated wild-eyed claims about his 2016 opponent, Hillary Clinton . "But clearly I disagree with Mr. Putin". He just said it's not Russian Federation. "I am asking Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan. make sure the...

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  • US Arrests Russian Agent for Conspiring to Influence Politics
US Arrests Russian Agent for Conspiring to Influence Politics

On Friday, a grand jury in Washington indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers with hacking Democratic computer networks during the 2016 USA presidential election with the goal of disrupting the vote. In the wake of Donald Trump's press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, members of the media mistook a Trump administ...

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  • Pakistan govt declares day of national mourning today
Pakistan govt declares day of national mourning today

One political worker, Salam Baloch, said he heard a "deafening blast" and saw a "thick grey ball of fire and smoke". But he said the people of Pakistan will not allow anything to prevent "historic" elections from taking place. The U.S. State Department in a statement strongly condemned this week's attacks on political candidates and their support...

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  • Preparing to meet Putin, Trump calls the European Union a 'foe'
Preparing to meet Putin, Trump calls the European Union a 'foe'

The President added that "Russia is a foe in certain respects. But that doesn't mean they are bad", he continued. It doesn't mean anything . "It means that they are competitive", he said in the interview with CBS Evening News's Jeff Glor , which was conducted on Saturday.

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  • Black man killed by Chicago police died of multiple gunshots, autopsy shows
Black man killed by Chicago police died of multiple gunshots, autopsy shows

He added: "Officers hit multiple protesters with batons, and protesters punched officers back". Tensions worsened as police officers with batons and protesters fought each other. More than 1,430 people have been shot in the city so far this year, however that statistic actually represents an improvement as it's 496 fewer than this time last yea...

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  • Was Russia listening? Democrat hack followed Trump speech
Was Russia listening? Democrat hack followed Trump speech

On July 27, 2016, Trump said at a news conference: "Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing", referring to emails Clinton had deleted from the private server she had used when she was secretary of state.

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  • Roger Stone says he’s the 'US person' mentioned in Mueller indictment
Roger Stone says he’s the 'US person' mentioned in Mueller indictment

This exchange is now entirely public and provides no evidence of collaboration or collusion with Guccifer 2 .0 or anyone else in the alleged hacking of the DNC emails. The culprit that had been identified for months as alleged Russian hacker Guccifer 2 .0, has been revealed to be a "fictitious persona" created after the Russian government was acc...

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  • Trump says US-UK relationship ‘highest level of special’
Trump says US-UK relationship ‘highest level of special’

After publicly criticising British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that the relationship was "very, very strong". The demonstrations were in stark contrast to Trump's assertion to the press that the British "agree with me on immigration" and mirrored those in Brussels ahead of Tr...

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  • Actress 'threatened with bullets' by pro-Donald Trump supporter — Emma Kennedy Twitter
Actress 'threatened with bullets' by pro-Donald Trump supporter — Emma Kennedy Twitter

Trump said May "didn't listen" to his views on how she should negotiate Brexit , but that was "fine". In an interview to The Sun tabloid published late on Thursday, the US President said May's plan would "probably kill the deal" as it would mean the US "would be dealing with the EU" instead of with the UK.

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  • Georgia cops flip a coin to decide whether to arrest motorist
Georgia cops flip a coin to decide whether to arrest motorist

The unnamed police officer told WXIA that everyone in the department knew about the incident for months. CNN has reached out to Wilson but has not received a reply. 'It makes me so upset seeing [Sarah] crying. Instead, the two can be heard laughing as they decide to charge Webb with reckless driving and arrest her anyway.

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  • Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons
Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons

The US Justice Department said Russian officials staged releases of emails from Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee. On Tuesday, the president raised a few eyebrows when he declared to reporters that meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin might be easier than America's North Atlantic Treaty Organi...

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  • Rudy Giuliani Claims New Mueller Indictments Absolve Trump In Laughable Tweet
Rudy Giuliani Claims New Mueller Indictments Absolve Trump In Laughable Tweet

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday said the summit was still moving forward and there were no plans to cancel it . Trump's tone when talking about Russian President Vladimir Putin , the man believed to have meddled in America's last presidential campaign, usually falls somewhere between indifferent, to relatively positive.

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  • Russians charged in DNC hacking case
Russians charged in DNC hacking case

Congress", and "sent the candidate stolen documents". The defendants were part of the Russian Federation's Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff (GRU). Rosenstein said he briefed Trump earlier this week on the charges. "If it is Russian Federation, which it probably is not, nobody knows who it is, but if it is Russian Federation,...

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  • Meghan Markle's missing brooch: Kate Middleton, others have brooch at RAF Centenary
Meghan Markle's missing brooch: Kate Middleton, others have brooch at RAF Centenary

The flypast was fantastic, with over 100 aircraft in the skies: not just historic aircraft, but the aircraft of the future. "I remember the Battle of Britain being fought in the skies above us and we shall never forget the courage and sacrifice of that time", she added, referring to the decisive encounter between the air forces of Britain and Nazi ...

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  • Hearing a 'victory notch in Putin's belt': Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in Russian Federation probe
Hearing a 'victory notch in Putin's belt': Federal Bureau of Investigation agent in Russian Federation probe

Strzok helped lead two of the FBI's most high-profile investigations: inquiries into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Republicans have cited Page's and Strzok's messages as evidence about what they call bias inside federal law enforcement and that co...

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  • Hurricane Chris: Forecasters say Atlantic Ocean beachgoers should be wary -- latest updates
Hurricane Chris: Forecasters say Atlantic Ocean beachgoers should be wary -- latest updates

Rough surf and risky rip currents will continue to impact coastal areas of the Eastern Seaboard through Friday, as the storm sends large ocean waves and makes for unsafe swimming conditions at all Tri-State Area beaches. "There could also be some decent waves along the Atlantic coast, with wave heights as high as four metres for Cape Breton", Hubba...

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  • Manafort says he’s being treated like a 'VIP' in jail: Court filing
Manafort says he’s being treated like a 'VIP' in jail: Court filing

The Northern Neck Regional Jail is about 100 miles from Washington , and Manafort lawyers wrote in a filing last week that the two-hour trip and restrictions on electronic or telephone communications "has made meetings.to prepare his defense far more infrequent and enormously time-consuming".

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