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News Wrap: North Korea fires missile over Japan

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…

World Aug 21

A general view of the U.S. embassy in Moscow, Russia. Photo by Tatyana Makeyeva/Reuters
U.S. Embassy in Russia sharply scales back nonimmigrant visas

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.

Politics Aug 03

President Donald Trump interacts with reporters as he welcomes Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the White House in D.C. in May. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
President Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions bill

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.

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…

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