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Paul Manafort pressured by Russians to pay back debt while Trump’s campaign chair

Paul Manafort pressured by Russians to pay back debt while Trump’s campaign chair

Paul Manafort was pressured by a former Russian associate to pay back millions he owed during the time he was running Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, according to a new ...

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Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

Russia has detained a US citizen on the suspicion of spying, according to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). American Paul Whelan was arrested on December 28 in Moscow “while ...

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Senate Dem calls on Mattis to testify following resignation

Senate Dem calls on Mattis to testify following resignation

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), an Army veteran, called on Defense Secretary James Mattis to testify before Congress regarding the contents of his resignation letter in which he acknowledged policy differences ...

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Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement

Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement

Russia wants to sit down with Pentagon officials for “open and specific” talks on alleged violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday. The U.S. ...

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Cohen: Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong

Cohen: Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong

President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen in an interview said that “of course” Trump knew it was wrong for Cohen to arrange hush-money payments to women who claim past affairs ...

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Disheartening that Republicans who stepped up to defend Mueller are leaving

Disheartening that Republicans who stepped up to defend Mueller are leaving

Rep. Mike Quigley said he is disheartened that Republican lawmakers who pushed to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign will be gone from the next ...

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Trump says standing by Saudi crown prince despite pleas from Senate

Trump says standing by Saudi crown prince despite pleas from Senate

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he stood by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince despite a CIA assessment that he ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and pleas from U.S. senators for Trump to ...

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Putin says if US builds missiles, so will Russia

Putin says if US builds missiles, so will Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned the United States that if it walks out of a key arms treaty and starts developing the type of missiles banned by it, Russia ...

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Mike Pompeo offered military assistance to Ukraine in Crimea stand-off with Russia

Mike Pompeo offered military assistance to Ukraine in Crimea stand-off with Russia

Ukraine has been offered “military assistance” by the US amid rising tension with Russia, the country’s president Petro Poroshenko has claimed. America’s secretary of state Mike Pompeo, had assured him in a phone call that his country, had the ...

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Cohen believed Trump would pardon him, but then things changed

Cohen believed Trump would pardon him, but then things changed

Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney for President Donald Trump who is now a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, was under the impression Trump would offer ...

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