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US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian…

The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and 'pervasive.'

Judge Temporarily Blocks Quick Deportation Of…

The judge granted a request from the ACLU to delay deportations for a week after reuniting families that were separated at the border.

Putin Vehemently Denies Meddling In 2016 US…

Russian President Vladimir Putin made the statements while at the U.S.-Russia summit in Helsinki.

Woman arrested, charged with acting as Russian agent in US

Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations, including the National Rifle Association, at the direction of a senior Kremlin official

The Latest: Trump tweets US, Russia 'must get…

Facing withering bipartisan criticism, President Donald Trump says U.S., Russia "must get along."

Trump, Putin Hold Joint Press Conference After…

The two leaders touched on a variety of topics, including Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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UK Officials Reportedly Think GRU Agents Behind…

That's the same Russian military intelligence service that's been accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Jared Kushner's family firm accused of pushing…

Twenty current and former tenants of a New York City building owned by the Kushner Cos. allege it harassed them with construction hazards, apartment intrusions and rent hikes while trying to force them out to make way for high-paying condo buyers.

The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at…

Two alpha males, Russian President Vladimir Putin's trademark macho posture collided with President Donald Trump's classic power stance as the two leaders met on the world stage in Finland

There Are Still 2,551 Immigrant Children In US…

The government recently finished reuniting children under 5 years old with eligible guardians, but after a court-ordered deadline.

Democrats Call On Trump To Cancel Summit With…

Just days before the scheduled summit, special counsel Robert Mueller announced an indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers.

The Latest: Business leaders back city's GOP convention bid

Business owners have made up the majority of speakers asking the Charlotte, North Carolina city council to host the 2020 Republican National Convention

Trump: Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian…

President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an 'incredible offer' of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit

White House Says New Mueller Indictment Shows No…

The Department of Justice announced a new indictment from Robert Mueller's team Friday, naming 12 Russian defendants.

The Latest: Kushners say suit is without merit

The Kushner Cos. says a lawsuit announced Monday alleging it harassed a group of Brooklyn tenants and exposed them to carcinogens during construction is "totally without merit."

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The Latest: Intelligence chief reiterates Russian…

The Director of National Intelligence is restating the U.S. intelligence community's assessment that Russia meddled in the 2016 election following a press conference where President Donald Trump openly questioned that conclusion

US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions."

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step…

Russian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure

Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified…

A federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to any deportations of immigrant families who were reunited after being separated by the Trump administration at the border

Lawmakers call Trump's performance 'bizarre…

Key members of Congress, including Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a joint press conference with Russia President Vladimir Putin as "bizarre," "shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia

Illinois governor signs 2 bills to tighten gun restrictions

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law allowing courts to take weapons away from people who pose a threat of violence to themselves or others

British PM accepts key amendments from hard-line…

A former U.K. Cabinet minister from the ruling Conservative Party has called for a new Brexit referendum, an idea long assailed by the prime minister

House Speaker Ryan says 'no question' Russia interfered in 2016 election and 'is not our ally'

House Speaker Ryan says 'no question' Russia interfered in 2016 election and 'is not our ally'

Supreme Court nominee's paper trail might color…

Opponents of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are digging through documents at presidential libraries looking for anything to derail his confirmation

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New York to investigate Kushner Cos. after AP report reveals accusations that construction was used to harass tenants

New York to investigate Kushner Cos. after AP report reveals accusations that construction was used to harass tenants

Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives…

Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a soccer ball as a gift for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump

Democrat-friendly Charlotte considers hosting GOP convention

More than 100 people have signed up to weigh in on whether the Democrat-friendly city of Charlotte, North Carolina, should host the Republican National Convention in 2020