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Merkel: Europeans can't 'completely' rely on US, others

Mon, 29 May 2017 03:53:37 GMT

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her experience at recent international summits featuring US President Donald Trump showed her Europe can't "completely" rely on the United States and other longstanding allies.(image)


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Graham: It's 'stunning' Comey never told Congress about fake email

Sun, 28 May 2017 15:48:39 GMT

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that former FBI Director James Comey would have been "incredibly incompetent" if he took actions based on email he knew to be fake.(image)


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Two top Trump advisers dodge Kushner questions

Sat, 27 May 2017 21:53:04 GMT

President Donald Trump's top economic and national security advisers on Saturday declined to comment on the swirl of allegations that Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is facing regarding his contacts with Russian officials.(image)


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Macron explains his tense handshake with Trump

Mon, 29 May 2017 03:02:53 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with US President Donald Trump in Brussels.(image)


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How the White House is trying to manage an Oval Office in crisis

Sun, 28 May 2017 19:10:57 GMT

The White House crisis management plan, Jared Kushner's standing with the boss and new congressional wrinkles in the Russia investigation -- they're all a part of our Inside Politics forecast.(image)


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Homeland Security secretary on reported Russian back-channel: 'I don't see the big deal'

Sun, 28 May 2017 21:07:35 GMT

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that he was not troubled by Jared Kushner's reported attempts to establish a back-channel with Russia.(image)


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Trump, feted and chided abroad, returns to uncertainty at home

Sun, 28 May 2017 12:43:32 GMT

Swinging over the green Ionian sea Saturday, his first foreign trip behind him, President Donald Trump was in a valedictory mood.(image)


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Rick Santorum to President Trump: Stop tweeting

Mon, 29 May 2017 03:10:05 GMT

Former senator and Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he believes the Trump administration could be doing well, if only the President would stop doing one thing: Tweeting.(image)


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Looming Trump budget cuts deepen distress on Pine Ridge

Sun, 28 May 2017 14:49:13 GMT

The future at South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian reservation could soon grow bleaker.(image)


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It's getting harder to say Russian meddling didn't actually help lead to Trump's victory and Clinton's loss

Sat, 27 May 2017 18:31:28 GMT

Before we get to James Comey, fake Russian intelligence and the fact that it's getting very hard to say the Russians didn't affect the outcome of the election, let's start this with the obvious caveat that there were a great many factors that led to Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald Trump.(image)


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FBI Russia investigation looking at Kushner role

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:07:25 GMT

The FBI's criminal probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election is increasingly touching on the multiple roles of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on both the Trump campaign and the Trump transition team.(image)


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Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

Sat, 27 May 2017 17:46:22 GMT

President Donald Trump said Saturday he will make a decision next week on whether the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord. The president teased his decision about the hotly debated topic in a tweet early Saturday morning during the final leg of his first presidential trip abroad.(image)


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Jared Kushner seeking a back channel with Russia would be 'off the map,' ex-general says

Sat, 27 May 2017 17:35:32 GMT

"Off the map." That's how a former CIA director and retired four-star general on Saturday described the notion of a secret communications channel between Washington and the Kremlin.(image)


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Sources: Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake

Fri, 26 May 2017 19:14:06 GMT

Then-FBI Director James Comey knew that a critical piece of information relating to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email was fake -- created by Russian intelligence -- but he feared that if it became public it would undermine the probe and the Justice Department itself, according to multiple officials with knowledge of the process.(image)


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5 things we learned about Hillary Clinton from the New York magazine profile

Sat, 27 May 2017 00:52:13 GMT

Now that Hillary Clinton is "out of the woods," the former Democratic presidential nominee has become more vocal about her experiences during the 2016 election.(image)


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Trump team preps 'war room' to defend against Russia probe

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:52:55 GMT

The White House is preparing to establish an internal, war room-like operation aimed at developing a rapid-response and communications strategy in an attempt to keep up with the special counsel's Russia investigation.(image)


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First on CNN: Pence tax lobbying sparks Hill backlash

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:20:29 GMT

Vice President Mike Pence's attempt to peel away House Republicans to support the White House's tax plan spurred a backlash among a critical bloc of conservative lawmakers Wednesday, Hill sources said.(image)


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Trump's 1st foreign trip: 5 takeaways

Sun, 28 May 2017 10:30:50 GMT

President Donald Trump on Saturday concluded a nine-day swing through the Middle East and Europe that marked his first foreign travel as president -- a significant milestone for a head of state also considered the leader of the free world.(image)


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Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement

Sat, 27 May 2017 18:45:43 GMT

As the G7 talks come to an end here, President Donald Trump seemed to have forged a bond with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron, a French official told CNN. But Trump may disappoint on a key international issue facing him after the NATO and G7 meetings: the Paris Agreement.(image)


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Decoding Trump's body language

Sun, 28 May 2017 00:14:29 GMT

As President Donald Trump's first official trip abroad comes to an end, handshakes and facial expressions could give us a small glimpse into his personality.(image)


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Trump highlights Manchester bombing, terrorism in Ramadan statement

Fri, 26 May 2017 19:02:08 GMT

In a statement wishing Muslims a joyful Ramadan holiday, President Donald Trump expressly referenced this week's terrorist attack in Manchester, calling the bombing at a concert "directly contrary to the spirit of Ramadan."(image)


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World leaders lobby Trump on climate change at G7

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:53:01 GMT

World leaders gathered here engaged in a heated argument over combating climate change, a major point of dispute between G7 heads of state and President Donald Trump, who is considering withdrawing from the landmark Paris climate accord.(image)


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Trump pushes around NATO; lecture seen as unsettling alliance

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:56:56 GMT

When President Donald Trump lectured NATO members on their contributions to the trans-Atlantic alliance, he demonstrated a lack of understanding about how the group works and potentially alienated the US' closest allies, analysts said.(image)


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Trump children meet with RNC to discuss strategy

Sun, 28 May 2017 17:34:56 GMT

While President Donald Trump has been out of the country meeting with foreign leaders on his first official overseas trip, members of his family have been working back home to increase their engagement with the Republican party establishment.(image)


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What we learned about Melania Trump from her first international trip

Sat, 27 May 2017 17:44:40 GMT

As the overseas debut of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump draws to a close -- the couple is set to return to Washington this weekend -- there was the usual bluster and bravado from the President.(image)


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Melania Trump visits Sicily, wears $51,500 designer jacket

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:45:48 GMT

By all accounts, Melania Trump has come out of her shell on this, her debut trip abroad as first lady of the United States. She has been by her husband's side, but she's also branched out on her own, visiting schools and hospitals, practicing cultural diplomacy, even having an audience with the pope -- revealing her Catholic faith.(image)


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