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Paul Manafort jailed after judge revokes his bail

June 16, 2018
Kelly O'Donnell | NBC News
A judge revoked former Trump campaign head Paul Manafort’s bail on Friday and sent him to jail in Virginia, pending a trial. Prosecutors allege he tried to influence what potential witnesses might testify about his lobbying work with Ukraine.

Recapping President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

June 15, 2018
The president suspends “war games” on the Korean peninsula.
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“There’s no stopping him”: Trump insists on a Putin summit

June 15, 2018
Susan Glasser | The New Yorker
Fresh off his showy Singapore summit with the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, President Trump is pushing his team to arrange another dramatic one-on-one meeting, this time with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, as soon as this summer. Negotiations with the Kremlin have been under way for weeks. “There’s no stopping him,” a senior Administration official familiar with the internal deliberations said. “He’s going to do it. He wants to have a meeting with Putin, so he’s going to have a meeting with Putin.”
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Leery of Russian spies, special counsel asks judge to limit information sharing

June 13, 2018
Carrie Johnson | NPR
Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are asking a judge to limit the kind of information a Russian company and other defendants in an ongoing criminal prosecution are able to review.

President Trump meets with world leaders at the G-7 summit in Canada

June 8, 2018
President Trump meets with world leaders in Canada.
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Trump calls for Russia to be reinstated to G-7, threatens allies on trade

June 8, 2018
Anne Gearan, Damian Paletta, John Wagner | The Washington Post
President Trump on Friday said Russia should be readmitted to the Group of Seven leading economies, breaking with other world leaders who have insisted that Moscow remain ostracized after its 2014 annexation of Crimea.
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Trump asked Sessions to retain control of Russia inquiry after his recusal

May 30, 2018
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Michael S. Schmidt | The New York Times
By the time Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrived at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort for dinner one Saturday evening in March 2017, he had been receiving the presidential silent treatment for two days. Mr. Sessions had flown to Florida because Mr. Trump was refusing to take his calls about a pressing decision on his travel ban.

A massive snag in the pursuit of peace on the Korean peninsula

May 25, 2018
President Trump calls off a face-to-face meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un.
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