Ex-FBI chief Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe

/ Jun 8, 2017

Ex-FBI chief Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe

Fired FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that President Donald Trump urged him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, prompting fresh allegations that Trump tried to obstruct justice. In a bombshell revelation on the eve of his hotly anticipated ...

Trump walks back Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat

/ Jun 8, 2017

Trump walks back Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat

President Donald Trump offered Wednesday to personally broker a resolution to the Persian Gulf’s escalating diplomatic crisis, as both he and Qatar looked past his pointed suggestion only a day earlier that the tiny gas-rich nation enables terrorism. In a phone call with Qatar’s ...

Putin blasts 'nonsense' claims Russia has dirt on Trump

/ Jun 5, 2017

Putin blasts 'nonsense' claims Russia has dirt on Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly denied he had any compromising material about U.S. President Donald Trump in a sometimes combative televised interview broadcast Sunday. “Well, this is just another load of nonsense,” Putin said on NBC News’ “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly,” when asked ...

Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

/ Jun 4, 2017

Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

President Donald Trump, who blasted Hillary Clinton for using a personal email server, might be a walking magnet for eavesdropping and malware if he is using an unsecured cellphone to chat with foreign leaders. Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to counterparts ...

Special counsel to probe ex-Trump aide Flynn's Turkey ties

/ Jun 3, 2017

Special counsel to probe ex-Trump aide Flynn's Turkey ties

Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the Trump election campaign and Russia, is expanding his probe to assume control of a grand jury investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, three sources said. The move means Mueller’s politically charged inquiry ...

Special counsel's Trump investigation includes Manafort case

/ Jun 3, 2017

Special counsel's Trump investigation includes Manafort case

The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney general and deputy attorney ...