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Trump’s step toward Putin seals a new world order

President Donald Trump cast his meeting Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin as a step “towards a brighter future.” But the global community had a ...

Trump publicly sides with Putin on election interference

President Donald Trump on Monday publicly sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence agencies, refusing to condemn the Kremlin for interference in ...

Putin preens while Trump settles old scores

HELSINKI — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin found one point of complete agreement: They both wanted Trump to win the 2016 U.S. election. Beyond that, ...

Trump-Putin meeting rekindles ridiculed cyber plan

It could go down as one of the most ridiculed ideas in cybersecurity that won’t go away: A joint Russian-American task force to protect future ...

Full text: Trump and Putin’s press conference, transcribed

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN: Distinguished Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen, negotiations with the president of the United States, Donald Trump, took place in a frank ...

Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) – “Bizarre.” ”Shameful.” ”Disgraceful.” That’s the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President ...

AP-TX–Texas News Digest 12 am, TX

Good morning! Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed ...

Susan Collins: Congress ready to forbid drug price 'gag clauses' against pharmacies

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine on Monday said Congress is ready and able to forbid “gag clauses” that bar pharmacies from telling customers they could ...

Federal trade groups seek security clearance backlog reform

Washington’s leading federal government trade groups, whose members fill some of America’s most sensitive jobs, are urging congressional leaders to cooperate on competing proposals aimed ...

Maria Butina charged with acting as illegal agent

The Justice Department on Monday charged that a Russian woman acted as an illegal agent of Moscow to influence U.S. politicians and advocacy groups, including ...

Why Trump won’t cancel the Putin summit

President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin has all the makings of a political disaster. Millions of Americans believe Putin has some sinister ...

Trump-Putin summit mystery: What about Snowden?

As President Donald Trump prepares to meet Vladimir Putin on Monday, lawmakers from both parties want him to demand that the Russian president hand over ...

U.S. ambassador: Trump-Putin meeting ‘isn’t a summit’

President Donald Trump’s highly anticipated meeting on Monday in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin is just that — only a meeting, the U.S. ambassador ...

German foreign minister warns Trump over Putin meeting

Trump's strange Putin fascination

Review: Sacha Baron Cohen back with old style, same results

NEW YORK (AP) – The provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen has rebooted his ambush chat show and before any judgment is made about the wisdom of ...

Assault on Jim Jordan is latest attempted assassination by accusation

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The political death of anyone who disagrees with them is what the so-called “progressives” seek these days, and lately they’ve become so ruthless in ...

Tom Price, Wilbur Ross under fire for ethical lapses, travel costs, business holdings

Watchdogs fired a double-barrel shot at the Trump administration for ethical lapses last week, ruling the Health and Human Services Department should have stopped its ...

Border children can't all be reunited with families by July 26 deadline, say officials

The federal health department said Friday there are 2,551 more children who may need to be reunited with their parents by July 26, laying out ...

House committee to grill social media executives on business practices

A House committee plans a second hearing this week on the filtering practices of social media companies, amid concerns that some users have been “shadow ...

Trump's Turnberry getaway: A little golf, a lot of promoting

GLASGOW — President Donald Trump did not let the pressure of his high-stakes meeting with Russian President Vladmir Putin stand in the way of his ...

The Latest: Nielsen downplays 2018 Russia election threat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Latest on U.S. election officials meeting (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The U.S. homeland security secretary says there are no signs ...

Donald Trump slams CNN for ignoring his 'takedown' of Jim Acosta

In a surprise, President Trump admitted Saturday that he watched CNN. But, no surprise, the experience left him disappointed. “So funny! I just checked out ...

Protesters confront Trump at his golf club in Scotland

President Trump waved at dozens of protesters Saturday while golfing at his club in Scotland, while thousands of demonstrators marched against him in the Scottish ...

Trump says Obama failed to stop Russian hacking in 2016 election

President Trump responded Saturday to the Justice Department’s indictment of 12 Russian military officers for hacking into Democratic campaign files by questioning why President Obama ...

Nuclear arms race is an expected topic for Trump-Putin talks

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump seems of two minds on nuclear weapons. He muses about eliminating them but also has called for a U.S. ...

Mueller injects new drama into Trump’s European whirlwind

WINDSOR CASTLE — The Range Rover inched slowly along the gravel path toward the castle, delivering President Donald Trump to the regal encounter he’d been ...

Mueller indicts 12 Russians for DNC hacking as Trump-Putin summit looms

Special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian military officials on Friday and accused them of hacking into two Democratic Party computer systems to sabotage the ...

Mueller indictment sheds new light on Russia’s ‘nasty’ secret election hacking units

The Justice Department’s Friday indictment of 12 Russian officials described them as midlevel functionaries staring at computer screens in windowless offices in the bowels of ...

Florida Republicans play starring roles in Russia hacking indictment

MIAMI — The new indictment of Russian military officials who hacked Democrats during the 2016 presidential elections has Florida written all over it. Two Florida ...

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