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At World Cup, Russian billionaire Agalarov remembers Trump

KRASNOGORSK, Russia (AP) — Ahead of the World Cup, Russian billionaire Aras Agalarov is reminiscing about his time with Donald Trump.<p>Agalarov was at Saturday's opening of a World Cup broadcast center at his Crocus exhibition venue near Moscow, where Trump staged the Miss Universe beauty contest in …

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Steve Bannon Got Russian ‘Evidence’ From Rob Goldstone During Transition

The man who set up the Trump Tower meeting also delivered a letter to the presidential transition team that sought to undermine U.S. …

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Trump-Russia Mystery: Did Donald Trump Know About Trump Tower Meeting With Russian Spy? Here’s The Evidence

Donald Trump Jr., along with Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and Trump’s then-Campaign Manager Paul Manafort, met in Trump Tower in New York …

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Russians followed up on Trump Tower meeting after election, Democrats say

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Russian oligarch and Russian lawyer who were key players in the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting reached out to Trump's team after Donald Trump was elected President to try to lobby on the Russian sanctions they sought to overturn, according to Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee.<p>…

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Report: Trump Jr. Kept in Touch With Kremlin-Connected Agalarov During Transition

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly stayed in touch with the family of the Russian oligarch behind the controversial Trump Tower meeting for weeks after his …

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BREAKING: DNC sues Trump campaign, alleges conspiracy with Russia to disrupt 2016 election

A dramatic legal move.<p>The Democratic National Committee has filed a law suit against the Trump campaign, Wikileaks, and the Russian government, …

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The Opening Argument in the Trial of Donald J. Trump

For Trump, the motive for the crime was to use any edge he could to win the election, even if it was clearly illegal, and to complete business deals …

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What Happened in Vegas

A new book by two veteran journalists adds yet another layer to the pee tape story (and, yes, sheds light on the Trump–Russia relationship).<p>On this …

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Trump Wrote Putin Inviting Him to 2013 Miss Universe Pageant

President Donald Trump once wrote a letter inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin to the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, <b>The Washington Post</b> …

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Trump's response to indictments puts focus on what he was doing with Russia in 2013-14

So this is interesting. Trump’s immediate response to today’s indictments, tweeted immediately after he boarded Marine One to head off to …

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Jim Carrey urges people to boycott Facebook because of Russian election meddling

Jim Carrey has urged people to delete their Facebook accounts because he believes the company profited from Russian interference in the US election.<p>The actor announced on Tuesday he was selling his shares in the social network and deleting his account and asked all "other investors who care about …

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Donald Trump attempted to keep ally overseeing Russia investigation

Donald Trump attempted to stop his attorney general from recusing himself from an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, it has been reported.<p>Mr Trump told a White House lawyer to stop Jeff Sessions, the attorney general and a key political ally, from ceding control over the …

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Miss Universe and the Russia probe - CNN Video

In 2013, Donald Trump brought the Miss Universe pageant to Moscow with the help of wealthy developer Aras Agalarov and his son Emin. The men would re-emerge as characters in the Russia investigation after Trump's election to the US presidency. CNN Special Report 'The Trump-Russia Investigation' …

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Miss Universe and the Russia probe - CNN Video

In 2013, Donald Trump brought the Miss Universe pageant to Moscow with the help of wealthy developer Aras Agalarov and his son Emin. The men would re-emerge as characters in the Russia investigation after Trump's election to the US presidency. CNN Special Report 'The Trump-Russia Investigation' …

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Mysterious triangle: Donald Trump, Deutsche Bank and the Kremlin 'cookie jars'

One had to be a little awed by Trump's nose-thumbing response. Instead of paying up, he counter-sued.<p>He argued that Deutsche Bank had co-created the …

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Here are 5 highlights from the year's biggest scandal

Metzel Mikhail/TASS/Zumapress<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>This was a high-intensity year for politics—the …

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Businessman questioned over Don Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer

A Georgian-American businessman who met then-Miss Universe pageant owner Donald Trump in 2013, has been questioned by congressional investigators …

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Investigators question Russia-linked businessman at 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Committee members now want to know more about the extent of Kaveladze's contacts with the Trump family and whether he had a bigger role than …

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Trump SoHo signs come down at newly christened Dominick Hotel

The last sign declaring a SoHo hotel part of the Trump empire has come down, though the building's past will likely play a role in the future of …

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Trump administration imposes sanctions on son of Kremlin official linked to Trump Tower meeting

Russian Prosecutor General Yuri ChaikaRyumin Alexander/TASS via ZUMA<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>The Treasury …

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Trump May Decry the Russia Investigation, But the Trail of Evidence Is Long

WASHINGTON -- President Trump's recent denunciations of the Russia investigation recall the famous legal advice: "If the facts are against you, argue …

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There was an effort to get Putin to meet Trump in 2015: report

The British promoter who helped Trump Jr. meet a Kremlin-connected lawyer tried to introduce Trump to Putin<p>The same music promoter who introduced Donald Trump Jr. to a Kremlin-connected lawyer with the promise that she dirt on Hillary Clinton apparently tried to introduce the future president …

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Email shows music publicist suggested meeting between Trump, Putin in 2015

In July 2015, British music publicist Rob Goldstone suggested in an email that his client, Russian pop star Emin Agalarov, would be able to set up a …

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Bill Press: Flynn proves Russian investigation not going away

It didn't take long. Robert Mueller had only been on the job for five months when, on Oct. 30, he handed down the first indictments in his …

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Music promoter dangled possible Putin meeting for Trump during campaign

About a month after Donald Trump launched his presidential bid, a British music promoter suggested his Russian pop-star client could arrange for the new candidate to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to an email obtained by The Washington Post.<p>The July 2015 offer by publicist …

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Exclusive: Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The British publicist who arranged the June 2016 meeting with Russians and Donald Trump Jr. sent multiple emails to a Russian participant and a member of Donald Trump's inner circle later that summer, multiple sources told CNN, the first indication there was any follow-up after …

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FBI warned Trump aide Hope Hicks over emails from Russians: report

The FBI found it necessary to deliver a special warning about Russian contacts to President Donald Trump’s close aide Hope Hicks after Trump took office last January, the New York Times reported on Friday.<p>Federal Bureau of Investigation officials met with Hicks at least twice, the Times said, to …

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The politics of pop music in 2017

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Politics permeated our culture in 2017. It wasn't just on our news channels, it was in our professional sports, our awards shows and late-night talk shows, and in our pop music.<p>Not all the political pop of 2017 was radio friendly, nor was it obvious or intentionally political. …

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LEAK! Internal emails show the Trump campaign had undisclosed contact with Russia

Donald Trump Jr. speaks during a fundraiser for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's campaign for governor Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Overland …

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Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting, report says

The British publicist who arranged the June 2016 meeting with Russians and Donald Trump Jr. sent multiple emails to a Russian participant and a …

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