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Politics Apr 16U.S. says Russia was given Trump campaign polling data in 2016
It was one of the more tantalizing, yet unresolved, questions of the investigation into possible connections between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign: Why was a business associate of campaign chairman Paul Manafort given internal polling data — and…
Politics Apr 15WATCH: Biden warns Russia cannot act with impunity
The sweeping measures are meant to punish Russia for actions that U.S. officials say cut to the core of American democracy and to deter future acts by imposing economic costs on Moscow, including by targeting its ability to borrow money.
World Apr 15U.S. expels Russian diplomats, imposes new round of sanctions
The White House is announcing the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and announcing a new round of sanctions against Russia.
Economy Apr 13Virus impact to cause global ‘aftershocks’ says U.S. intel report
A U.S. intelligence community report says the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are expected to contribute over the next year to "humanitarian and economic crises, political unrest, and geopolitical competition."…
Politics Apr 09Gaetz hires prominent New York lawyers amid federal probe
Florida congressman Matt Gaetz has retained two prominent New York attorneys as he faces a Justice Department investigation into sex trafficking allegations involving underage girls.
Health Apr 09Grim view of global future painted in U.S. intelligence report
The document focuses heavily on the impact of the pandemic, calling it the “most significant, singular global disruption since World War II, with health, economic, political, and security implications that will ripple for years to come.”…
Politics Mar 30GOP Rep. Gaetz investigated over sexual relationship
Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent conservative and a close ally of former President Donald Trump, says he is being investigated by the Justice Department over a former relationship but denies any criminal wrongdoing.
Politics Mar 16U.S. report says Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden
Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized influence operations to help Donald Trump in last November's presidential election.
Nation Mar 15FBI says Nashville bomber driven by conspiracies, paranoia
The man who blew himself up inside his recreational vehicle in a Christmas Day bombing in Nashville was grappling with paranoia and eccentric conspiracy theories, but there are no indications he was motivated by social or political ideology.
Politics Mar 03WATCH: Pentagon hesitated to send National Guard to Capitol riot, says general
Maj. Gen. William Walker, commanding general of the D.C. National Guard, told senators that then-chief of the Capitol Police requested military support but that the Defense Department approval for that support was not relayed to him until hours later.