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Putin orders cut of 755 personnel at U.S. missions

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that the U.S. diplomatic missions in Moscow and elsewhere in the country will have to reduce their staffs by 755 people, signaling a significant escalation in the Russian response to American sanctions over the Kremlin’s intervention in the 2016 …

After North Korea Test, South Korea Pushes to Build Up Its Own Missiles

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea announced Saturday that it will soon start talks with the Trump administration about allowing Seoul to build more powerful ballistic missiles to counter the North, but current and former American officials said the move would have little effect on the most urgent …

Trump condemns North Korean long-range missile launch

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump condemned North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday.<p>"Threatening the world, these weapons and tests further isolate North Korea, weaken its economy, and deprive its people." Trump said in a written statement. "The United States …

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Trump Aides, Seeking Leverage, Investigate Mueller’s Investigators

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s lawyers and aides are scouring the professional and political backgrounds of investigators hired by the special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, looking for conflicts of interest they could use to discredit the investigation — or even build a case to fire Mr. Mueller or …

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is a fan project, in the best and worst ways

Luc Besson is in love with the world of Valerian — but not the characters<p>Writer-director Luc Besson encapsulates the soul of his latest movie, <i>Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets</i>, in its first three scenes. The film opens on a sweeping, centuries-long history of Alpha, a space station that’s …

Putin denies election hacking after Trump pressed him, Tillerson says

President Trump travels to Germany for the Group of 20 Summit, where he will meet with several European leaders who view him skeptically and hold starkly different views on globalization.<p>President Trump travels to Germany for the Group of 20 Summit, where he will meet with several European leaders …

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No 'specific agenda,' but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global …

Russia

North Korea tests missile it claims can reach 'anywhere in the world'

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea claims to have conducted its first successful test of a long-range missile that it says can "reach anywhere in the world."<p>Tuesday morning's missile test reached a height of 2,802 kilometers (1,741 miles), according to state broadcaster Korea Central Television, which would be …

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Trump says ‘we’ll have to see’ if Mueller should step down from Russia probe

President Trump laid out his belief that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is biased in the expanding Russia investigation and suggested in an interview broadcast Friday morning that he may eventually need to step down.<p>Asked by Fox News Channel whether Mueller should "recuse himself from the …

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Senate Leaders Try to Appease Members as Support for Health Bill Slips

WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leaders scrambled Sunday to rally support for their health care bill as opposition continued to build inside and outside Congress, and as several Republican senators questioned whether it would be approved this week.<p>President Trump expressed confidence that the bill …

Trump betraying all his health care promises is the biggest Trump scandal of all

It’s out in the open. And it’s a huge deal.<p>On Tuesday, as the Trump administration sunk further into the maw of the Russia scandal, Vice President Mike Pence took a trip to the headquarters of the Department of Health and Human Services and delivered a speech to the staff.<p>“Now I know this room is …

Health Care

Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump complained in a furious Friday morning tweet that he was being investigated for firing former FBI Director James Comey and seemed to accuse the deputy attorney general of overseeing a "witch hunt" against him.<p>"I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the …

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'Enough is enough' PM May says after London attackers kill seven

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after attackers killed at least seven people by ramming a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbing revellers in nearby bars.<p>Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 …

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Source: Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fired FBI director James Comey plans to testify publicly in the Senate as early as next week to confirm bombshell accusations that President Donald Trump pressured him to end his investigation into a top Trump aide's ties to Russia, a source close to the issue said Wednesday.<p>Final details …

Investigation Turns to Kushner’s Motives in Meeting With a Putin Ally

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, was looking for a direct line to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia — a search that in mid-December found him in a room with a Russian banker whose financial institution was deeply intertwined with Russian intelligence, …

Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former U.S. officials, who said Trump’s disclosures jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State.<p>The information …

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Defiant Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russia

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday he had the right to share information with Russia related to terrorism and other issues, his first public response to the revelation he disclosed classified information at an Oval Office meeting last week.<p>"As President I wanted to share …

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Republicans and Democrats agree: If Trump has tapes, he’ll need to turn them over to Congress

In the six days since President Trump abruptly fired FBI director James B. Comey, concern from both parties has mounted about the selection of a replacement and the president’s suggestion that he may have secretly taped conversations with the ousted director.<p>Key Republican and Democratic lawmakers …

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Trump Warning to Comey Prompts Questions on ‘Tapes’

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday warned James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director whom he fired this week, against leaking anything negative about him, saying that Mr. Comey “better hope” that there are no secret tapes of their conversations that the president could use in retaliation.<p>The …

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5 Foods to Add to Your Diet for a Toned Summer Bod

The days are getting longer and the sun is coming out. It’s time to get those bikinis ready, because summer is on its way! To prep for sunny summer days, Katrina and I have been adding five foods to our meals for extra health perks. These foods deliver a beautiful complexion, slim waistline, happy …

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

The people Trump could pick to replace Comey

<b>(CNN) —</b> By firing FBI director James Comey on Tuesday, President Donald Trump has created a near-impossible standard for his replacement.<p>Some Republicans, in an attempt to protect Trump's decision to fire Comey in the midst of his investigation into Trump associates, Russia and the 2016 election, …

If you’d got complacent about Trump, let Comey’s sacking shake you out of it | Jonathan Freedland

For a president to sack an FBI director who is investigating their links to a hostile foreign power is abnormal to the point of absurdity<p>Immediately after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president in January, the word of the hour was “normalisation”. That, Trump’s opponents agreed, was the danger to …

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Trump’s First 100 Days, Ranked

The best, the worst and everything in between.<p>Many of us political scribes are sizing up the meaning of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office with long essays about foreign policy evolutions or executive orders or presidential temperament. But I thought: What better way to mark the …

Inside Donald Trump's tumultuous first 100 days - STATE - CNN Politics

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Inaugural address: Trump's full speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>As prepared for delivery</i><p>Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: Thank you.<p>We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise …

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