In our news wrap Monday, North Korea fired its second missile in three days, which crossed the Japanese island of Hokkaido and triggered alarms. Also, Trump organization official Michael Cohen reportedly acknowledged contacting Vladimir Putin’s spokesman during the 2016 campaign…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, Spanish police shot and killed the fugitive suspected of plowing a van through a crowd in Barcelona last week. Also, the American Embassy in Moscow stopped issuing non-immigrant visas for eight days, while three consulates…
By PBS NewsHour
In a step that could affect hundreds of thousands of Russian tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Russia said it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas for eight days from Wednesday in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff.
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press
Dealt a striking congressional rebuke, Donald Trump grudgingly signed what he called a "seriously flawed" package of sanctions against Russia, bowing for the moment to resistance from both parties to his push for warmer ties with Moscow.
By Vivian Salama and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
Russia urged the United States Monday to show "political will" to mend ties even as it ordered sweeping cuts of U.S. embassy personnel unseen since Cold War times.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says cyberattacks orchestrated by the Russian government did not alter any ballots, ballot counts or the reporting of election results. But Johnson tells the House Intelligence committee that he doesn’t know whether…
An American aircraft shot down a Syrian air force fighter jet Sunday, prompting Russia to say it now considers all U.S. aircraft in the region a threat, and suspending its military hotline for coordination of air missions. John Yang reports…
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. relationship with Russia is at an all-time low, yet he cautioned against taking steps that might close off promising avenues of communication between the two former Cold War foes.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The House has passed an intelligence policy bill that bolsters efforts against Russia's alleged covert influence campaigns and strengthens congressional oversight of spy agencies.
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