Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks as he meets with the students while visiting the Sirius Educational Centre for Gifted Children during the traditional opening of the school year known as the "Day of Knowledge" in Sochi, Sept. 1, 2018.
Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
September 03, 2018 - 3:32 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian state-owned television channel has a new weekly current affairs program devoted to President Vladimir Putin. The first episode of "Moscow. Kremlin. Putin." aired on Sunday night, stressing the Russian president's work to address various crises and stay in touch with ordinary...
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French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the annual French ambassadors' conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.
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August 27, 2018 - 11:55 am
By Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pushed Monday for Europe to take more responsibility for its own defense, saying the continent's security shouldn't rely so much on the United States and could even include discussions with Russia. In a speech to...
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This courtroom sketch shows Paul Manafort listening to U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.
Dana Verkouteren via AP
August 23, 2018 - 4:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A juror in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial says a lone holdout prevented the jury from convicting the onetime Trump campaign chairman on all 18 counts. Jurors repeatedly tried to persuade the holdout to "look at the paper trail" but she insisted there was reasonable doubt,...
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Michael Cohen
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Pat Loeb
August 22, 2018 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Michael Cohen's bombshell guilty plea Tuesday implicates the president in campaign finance violations. But even the president doesn't seem to understand why paying off his alleged paramours violates campaign finance law. Cohen's guilty plea states he made payments to...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the Civic Center in Charleston W.Va.
AP Photo/Tyler Evert
August 22, 2018 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a growing threat to his presidency, President Donald Trump lashed out at his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen a day after the onetime "fixer" implicated Trump in a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of women who said they had sexual relationships with him. Trump on...
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Facebook takes down 652 pages
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August 22, 2018 - 9:58 am
By Heather Kelly, Julia Horowitz, Donie O'Sullivan (CNN Money) -- Facebook has taken down 652 pages, accounts and groups it identified as part of coordinated disinformation campaigns that originated in Iran and targeted countries around the world. It also found a number of new pages connected to...
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President Donald Trump waves as he steps off Air Force One, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Charleston, W.Va.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
August 21, 2018 - 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump faced one of the most perilous moments of his presidency on Tuesday after two onetime members of his inner circle simultaneously faced the words "guilty." The back-to-back legal blows in a pair of courtrooms in different states came as Trump tore into the...
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 In this April 28, 2015, file photo, a man walks past a Microsoft sign set up for the Microsoft BUILD conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File
August 21, 2018 - 12:28 pm
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration added to its growing list of sanctions against Russia on Tuesday as U.S. lawmakers urged tighter economic restrictions on Moscow and Britain's top diplomat accused Russia's leader of pursuing policies that are making...
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Kevin Downing, left, and Thomas Zehnle, with the defense team for Paul Manafort, leave federal court during the second day of jury deliberations in the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
August 17, 2018 - 12:56 pm
By Matthew Barakat, Stephen Braun and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday defended Paul Manafort, his former campaign chairman on trial for financial fraud, calling him a "very good person" as a jury entered its second day of deliberations...
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In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File
August 16, 2018 - 8:28 am
By Jill Colvin and Anne Flaherty, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel's...
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