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  • Trump's Anarchy Causes Uncertainty in U.S. Businesses
    U.s._hate_incidents_rise_sharply_after_trump_win 2017-05-29 16:09:40 UTC
    Confusion surrounding the trade policies of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration means U.S. companies no longer know the rules of the game, a board member and former CEO of toymaker Hasbro (HAS.O) told an international conference on Monday...
  • With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot.
    With_respect__mr_president-_sir__you_are_an_idiot 2017-05-28 21:41:50 UTC
    BRUSSELS — It doesn't actually matter whether Donald Trump just described Germany as "bad" or "evil." Either way, it gives us the opportunity to return the insult. With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot. It is above all the stup...
  • Joe Biden's Strong Message to Americans
    Joe_biden_delivered_an_emotional_speech_in_austin__texas 2017-05-27 18:10:42 UTC
    "The American people will not sustain this attitude for long, I promise you," former Vice President Joe Biden said to cheers. Biden denounced the spread of populism and lingering embrace of hate speech in an enthusiastic commencement address Sa...
  • Trump Isolated at G7 Summit, "Six against One"
    Trump_isolated_at_g7_talks__%22six_against_one%22 2017-05-27 17:30:33 UTC
    TAORMINA, ITALY — Trump's isolationism is his first great export, and Italy could be first in line. The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several iss...
  • Kushner wanted to use Russia facilities to secure the channel to Kremlin
    Kushner_wanted_to_use_russia_facilities_to_secure_the_channel_to_kremlin 2017-05-27 08:04:24 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and forme...
  • FBI investigating Trump's son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe
    Executives_of_sanctioned_russian_bank_met_trump's_son-in-law__jared_kushner 2017-05-26 07:08:03 UTC
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser, is under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Russia probe, the Washington Post and NBC News reported on Thursday. Kushner is being investigated...
  • Montana elected a bully GOP candidate for Congress
    Montana_elected_a_bully_gop_candidate_for_congress 2017-05-26 05:52:08 UTC
    BOZEMAN, MONTANA — Montana Republican Greg Gianforte narrowly beat a political novice to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter. A race that was expected to b...
  • Federal court upholds decision blocking Trump's travel ban
    U.s._federal_judge_allows_hawaii_to_challenge_trump's_new_travel_ban 2017-05-25 19:01:29 UTC
    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Trump's controversial travel ban should be kept on hold, largely maintaining a nationwide preliminary injunction that blocks the executive order from being enforced. A majority of j...
  • Democrats Ask Deutsche Bank If Trump Accounts Have Russia Ties
    House_democrats_ask_deutsche_bank_if_trump_accounts_have_russia_ties 2017-05-24 20:04:14 UTC
    Democrats on a U.S. of House of Representatives panel have asked Deutsche Bank to provide information on whether any accounts connected to President Donald Trump have ties to Russia, adding another dimension to probes into connections between Mosc...
  • Senate panel to subpoena Flynn businesses after he declined to collaborate
    Senate_panel_to_subpoena_flynn_businesses_after_he_declined_to_collaborate 2017-05-23 22:12:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses after Flynn declined to comply with a subpoena for documents in the panel's R...
  • I saw signs of possible collusion between Trump and Russia, says former CIA chief Brennan
    I_saw_signs_of_possible_collusion_between_trump_and_russia-_says_former_cia_chief_brennan 2017-05-23 22:17:53 UTC
    By Patricia Zengerle and Doina Chiacu | WASHINGTON — Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday that he had seen signs of possible collusion between Moscow and President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign that merited investigation, and h...
  • Comey wants to speak with FBI investigator Mueller before testifying
    Comey_aimed_to_expand_investigations_of_trump%e2%80%99s_ties_to_russia_before_firing 2017-05-23 00:39:26 UTC
    Former FBI Director James Comey is delaying an appearance before the U.S. House Oversight Committee that had been planned for Wednesday, the panel's chairman said on Monday. In a post on Twitter, Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who will step down from...
  • Flynn Invoked the 'Fifth Amendment' and Declined to Collaborate
    Senate_intel_has_not_received_a_subpoena_response_from_flynn 2017-05-22 20:41:54 UTC
    Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn declined on Monday to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee as it investigates possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. He invoked his Fifth Amen...
  • Trump's Comey remark to Russians shows his weakness
    Trump's_comey_remark_to_russians_shows_his_weakness 2017-05-21 19:29:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump raised the firing of the FBI director in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister to explain why he had been unable to find areas of cooperation with Moscow, two top administration off...
  • Far-right nationalist Trump looks increasingly isolated
    Trump's_nonsense_economic_plan_doesn't_work_with_simple_math 2017-05-22 18:26:31 UTC
    WASHINGTON — In the Trump White House, it’s getting lonely at the top. U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress are showing signs of going their own way, both on politics and policy, determined to salva...
  • Trump to Lavrov: U.S. FBI director was crazy, a real nut job
    Trump_revealed_highly_classified_information_to_russians 2017-05-20 06:24:21 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The New York Times reported that U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump boasted to Russian officials at a White House meeting last week that firing Comey relieved "great pressure" the president faced from a law-enforcement ...
  • Trump's people were in excessive contact with Russians
    Trump's_people_were_in_excessive_contact_with_russians 2017-05-19 05:58:03 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and fo...
  • Senate Intel has not received a subpoena response from Flynn
    Senate_intel_has_not_received_a_subpoena_response_from_flynn 2017-05-18 18:22:41 UTC
    Lawyers for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn have not yet indicated whether Flynn plans to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena for documents, the panel's chairman said in a statement on T...
  • Since Jan 22 U.S. arrested 41,318 undocumented immigrants
    U.s._arrested_41_318_immigrants_since_january_22__2017 2017-05-17 18:50:58 UTC
    By Mica Rosenberg | NEW YORK — U.S. arrests of undocumented immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of U.S. far-right nationalist Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be tar...
  • Moscow plays Russian roulette with Washington
    Moscow_is_playing_russian_roulette_with_washington 2017-05-17 17:55:28 UTC
    SOCHI/MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials and offered to prove it by supplying Congress with a transcript. But a leading U...
  • Ryan backs Trump: why didn’t Comey take action at the time?
    Ryan_backs_trump-_why_didn%e2%80%99t_comey_take_action_at_the_time 2017-05-17 17:04:27 UTC
    WASHINGTON — House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan pivots to blaming former FBI director Comey. He stuck to that line and told reporters on Wednesday he still has confidence in U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump. Ryan also...
  • Start Counting the Last Days of Trump's Presidency
    Start_counting_the_last_days_of_trump's_presidency 2017-05-17 06:46:20 UTC
    By leaking extraordinarily sensitive intelligence to the Russian foreign minister and the Russian ambassador, Trump risks helping enemies who would subvert the government of the United States. There is little or no chance that a hue and cry like “...
  • Trump asked Comey to shut down the investigation into Flynn
    Trump_asked_comey_to_shut_down_the_investigation_into_flynn 2017-05-17 04:02:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, an associate of Comey, who ha...
  • Merrick Garland not interested in become director of the FBI
    Merrick_garland_not_interested_in_become_director_of_the_fbi 2017-05-16 17:36:32 UTC
    U.S. appeals court judge Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama’s ill-fated Supreme Court nominee, is not interested in become director of the FBI, according to sources close to the judge. Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Co...
  • Trump Undermines Trust Between Partners: "I Have the Absolute Right"
    Trump_undermines_trust_between_partners-_%22i_have_the_absolute_right%22 2017-05-16 16:31:12 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Facing a deluge of criticism over his handling of highly classified information, U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump defended having shared "facts" with senior Russian officials, saying on Tuesday he had an "absolute rig...