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Trump plans to formally invite Putin to US later this year, White House says

The Guardian / AU 110 sources

Sarah Sanders says Trump asked John Bolton to invite Putin ‘to Washington in the fall and those discussions are under way’

Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

Last month, the Fed raised its benchmark rate for a second time this year and projected two more increases in 2018. The central bank has long been seen as needing to operate free of political pressure to properly manage interest rate…

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If U.S. slaps tariff on autos Canada will slap back, ambassador tells Washington hearing

CBC.ca / Business 21 sources

Manufacturers, suppliers, car dealers and foreign diplomats will line up to testify today at a Washington hearing to try to head off auto tariffs, a move that even automakers in the U.S. are asking the administration not to implement.

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Kirstjen Nielsen: Russian Interference In Election Infrastructure Meant To 'Cause Chaos' For Both Parties

The Homeland Security secretary was forced to clarify comments she made Thursday at the Aspen Security Forum.

Trump rejects proposal for Russia to interrogate US citizens

BBC.com 176 sources

The US rejects President Putin's call to question US citizens, including a former Moscow ambassador.

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Trump on a 2020 Joe Biden run: "Obama took him out of the garbage heap"

CBS News 18 sources

"Biden never by himself could never do anything," the president said in an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor

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NDP MP Christine Moore cleared of sexual misconduct claims, will remain in caucus

CBC.ca / News 7 sources

Quebec MP Christine Moore will remain in the NDP caucus and resume her parliamentary duties after an independent investigation found she did not engage in sexual harassment or abuse her authority as an MP, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said…

Democrats propose election security amendment on House floor

Fox News 4 sources

Raw video: Thunderous reaction after Rep. Steny Hoyer proposes an amendment to 'slam the door in the face of the Russian bear' and other adversaries that seek to steal the integrity of our elections.

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Donald Trump lambasts EU over $5.1bn fine for Google

Donald Trump has attacked the European Union’s decision to fine Google $5.1bn (£3.8bn) for “serious illegal behaviour”.

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Big Read: Auto industry cries foul as Donald Trump moves toward car tariffs

NZ Herald 9 sources

Having started a trade war with China and enraged US allies with steel tariffs, President Donald Trump is primed for his next fight. He is targeting a product at the heart of the American experience: cars.Trump's latest plan is...

Comcast drops out of the $71 billion bidding war for 21st Century Fox assets, handing Disney victory (CMCSA, FOXA, DIS)

Business Insider 139 sources

Comcast said Thursday that it no longer intended to pursue its acquisition of some 21st Century Fox assets, handing Disney a victory in their bidding war.

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Russian officials to meet alleged spy accused of trading sex for favors

CBS News / Politics 54 sources

The Russian embassy said in a Facebook post that consular officials will meet with Butina and will provide her "all necessary help"

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Zuckerberg: Facebook will not ban Holocaust denial

Holocaust denial should not be banned on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has said.

California blocks proposal to split up state

Fox News 31 sources

Fox & Trends with Carley Shimkus.

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Trudeau reveals a newly shuffled and expanded election year cabinet

Toronto Star 33 sources

Trudeau expanded his cabinet and shuffled responsibilities, such as international trade, natural resources and border security. He delegated intergovernmental affairs to his Dominic Leblanc, as the PM tries to bring premiers onboard with…

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Thailand's cave boys wake up at home for first time in weeks

Firstpost / World 161 sources

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thailand's rescued cave boys woke up in their own homes for the first time in more than three weeks on Thursday, with many rising at dawn to take part in a religious c...

Thursday, Jul 19

Trump told in 2017 about Putin, Russian attacks on election

StarTribune.com 82 sources

Two weeks before his inauguration, Donald Trump was shown highly classified intelligence indicating that the Russian leader had personally ordered complex cyberattacks to sway the 2016 election.

FBI Director Wray: I don't believe Mueller is on witch hunt

Fox News 40 sources

FBI Director Christopher Wray says he feels Mueller is conducting a professional investigation.

Wednesday, Jul 18

Elon Musk apologises for calling Thai cave rescuer a 'pedo'

The Guardian / AU 157 sources

Tesla billionaire says his remarks about Briton Vernon Unsworth were unjustified

Trump Says Russia No Longer Targeting U.S., Rejects U.S. Intelligence Again

The Huffington Post 142 sources

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said the opposite as recently as last week.

Google hit with record £3.8bn fine by EU

Sky News 274 sources

Google has been fined €4.34bn (£3.8bn) by the EU for abusing its control of the Android operating system by forcing vendors to pre-install its apps.

Thai soccer team opens up about dramatic cave rescue

CBS News 332 sources

After 18 days trapped in a flooded cave and a week stuck in a hospital, the Wild Boars are going home

Tuesday, Jul 17

Trump says he accepts Russia meddled in election, but still muddies waters

The Guardian / AU 197 sources

President says he supports US intelligence consensus on 2016 vote – but then says ‘it could be other people also’

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals so far - CNET

CNET 302 sources

Prime Day has officially started! Here's everything you need to know, including our picks for the best deals.

Trump flies home to storm after backing Putin over FBI

Sky News / US News 525 sources

Donald Trump flown back to the US and into a furious storm of controversy after suggesting he trusts Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence services.

MGM sues Vegas mass shooting victims, argues it isn’t liable

MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from … Click to Continue »

Monday, Jul 16

Vladimir Putin: I wanted Donald Trump to win US election – live

The Guardian / US 654 sources

Russian president says he was in favour of Trump because he ‘spoke about normalising Russian relations’. Follow live updates

Cave diver considers suing Elon Musk for calling him a ‘pedo’

New York Post 134 sources

A British cave diver who helped rescue 12 young soccer players from a Thai cave last week said on Monday he’s considering suing Elon Musk for branding him a “pedo” in a tweet. Vernon Unsworth, who provided expert mapping knowledge of the…

Trump, Putin in Highly Anticipated Talks

Voice of America 53 sources

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are holding a highly anticipated summit at the Baltic port city of Helsinki.

Trump calls European Union a 'foe' – ahead of Russia and China

A day before his summit in Helsinki with Vladmir Putin, Donald Trump identified the European Union as a “foe” – ahead of Russia and China.

Sunday, Jul 15

Fmr. Amb. to Russia: Trump, Putin meeting “a bad idea…a mistake”

MSNBC 42 sources

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation Michael McFaul explains why a one-on-one meeting between President Trump and Vladimir Putin isn’t only a bad idea… it’s a mistake.

PM: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' and 'not negotiate'

Sky News 115 sources

Theresa May has revealed Donald Trump told her to "sue the EU" and "not go into negotiations" over Brexit.