Jeff Sessions has acknowledged he was aware of contact between Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russian intermediaries, modifying a previous statement about the extent of connections to Moscow.
Sources said the Fusion GPS work for Baker and Hostetler that produced the information Veselnitskaya offered Trump Jr and his associates were unrelated to the firm’s work for Perkins Coie.
Ralph Northam overcame a barrage of attack ads by Republican Ed Gillespie that hit the soft-spoken Democrat on divisive issues such as immigration, gang crime and Confederate statues.
Paul Manafort will have to wear an electronic monitoring device for now as he awaits a tentative trial date on money-laundering and other charges.
Former Trump associates face charges including conspiracy to launder money, failure to register as a foreign agent and lying to the FBI.
Papadopoulos pleaded guilty earlier this month to lying to the FBI about his dealings with Russians.
Republicans in Congress last week launched an investigation into an Obama-era deal in which a Russian company bought a Canadian firm that owned some 20% of US uranium supplies.
Politico said other senior Trump aides had also used private email accounts, including former chief of staff Reince Priebus, former chief strategist Steve Bannon and economic adviser Gary Cohn.
The presidential debate in St. Louis came two days after an audiotape emerged in which Trump was heard bragging about groping women.
The Trump administration has resuscitated the ‘New Silk Road’ initiative and and the Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor linking South Asia with Southeast Asia.
One of Trump’s selling points was that he would ‘make America great again’: this meant bringing back the American dream.
Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein argued the case for Comey’s sacking in a memo to attorney general Jeff Sessions on May 9 that led to Trump firing him.
In her most extensive public comments since the November 8 results, Clinton blamed interference by Russian hackers and FBI director Comey for her defeat
Trump has been dismissive of the possibility that Russia, a longstanding cybersecurity adversary of the US, hacked the emails to help him win the election.
Men of violence are in command in the US and now call the shots in the world’s major ‘trouble spots,’ with diplomacy slowly slipping out of sight.
The surprise disclosure that Nunes was under investigation injected new uncertainty into the wider Russia probe by his committee.
Moscow offered an alternative explanation: that the poison gas belonged to rebels and had leaked from an insurgent weapons depot hit by Syrian bombs.
The form does not say how much Flynn was paid but the speeches are in a section titled “sources of compensation exceeding $5,000 in a year.”
US representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives intelligence committee, said it was too soon to consider immunity requests.
The White House said Trump took into account “large scale depreciation for construction,” and that he had a responsibility “to pay no more tax than legally required.”
Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time in government became a major point of criticism during her 2016 presidential run against President Donald Trump.
Trump’s order will help the programme for promoting historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) facilitate partnerships with government agencies.
Peter Alexander of NBC News, during a news conference, accused Trump of misquoting his victory margin as the largest since Ronald Reagan.
An American worries for his Indian family but also sees hope in the fact that a vast majority of Americans do not support Donald Trump.
There is an overwhelming consensus that voter fraud is rare in the US, but Trump has repeatedly said he thinks perhaps millions of votes were fraudulent.
Atreyee Majumder speaks to Darryl Li, a lawyer who has litigated cases concerning detention in Guantánamo and the CIA rendition program about Trump’s ban on Muslim migrants.
Trump plans to launch a probe into his claim that there was voter fraud in last year’s elections despite there being no evidence of widespread voter fraud.
To discourage the creation of fake news in the first place, Facebook also is banishing perpetual publishers of false information from its lucrative ad network.
Three Democratic congressmen demanded proof of such fraud and sent a letter to election officials and attorneys general in all 50 US states seeking examples.
Trump may project himself as a president who is breaking from the past, but the religious and populist rhetoric in his inauguration speech and his campaign is not unprecedented in US politics.
The Guardian’s reportage of a supposed loophole in social messaging application WhatsApp encryption system has drawn flack from security experts.
A rough measure of dominance in ground-living primate groups is which animal is the centre of attention. The leader is usually at the physical centre of the group and the others glance at him as often as every 20-30 seconds.
Only adhering to the dominant western narrative can we say ‘post-truth’ is a recent phenomenon. The Indian scenario suggests the contrary.
Trump has vowed to use new bidding procedures to curb the soaring cost of new drugs. There’s a better solution, however, that doesn’t risk also curbing the development of lifesaving treatments.
Thousands of women galvanised by Trump’s misogynist campaign rhetoric filled the streets of several major US cities in an unprecedented wave of mass protests.
Studies show that biased coverage – from jabs at the German chancellor’s low-cut dress to insinuations that Argentina’s president has a ‘mood disorder’ – undermines women in public office.
The department’s internal watchdog is investigating whether the FBI and its director followed protocols during Clinton’s email inquest.
Forceful at times and tearful at others, Obama’s valedictory speech in his hometown of Chicago was a public meditation on the many trials the US faces now.
Far from making America great again, Trump is more likely to make America grope again in the darkness of the post-nuclear age.
2016 has had all the makings of a turning point in Indian history. What will 2017 hold?