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    Report: Trump Ex-Business Associate To Assist Kazakh Money Laundering Probe
    Jul06

    Report: Trump Ex-Business Associate To Assist Kazakh Money Laundering Probe

    A former business associate of President Donald Trump who has extensive ties to organized crime is cooperating with a money laundering probe that stretches across three continents, the Financial Times reported Thursday. The Russian-born Felix Sater is working with a team of lawyers and private investigators who are pursuing civil cases against...

    Hamburg Anticipates Major Pre-G20 Protest By Anti-Globalization Activists
    Jul06

    Hamburg Anticipates Major Pre-G20 Protest By Anti-Globalization Activists

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburg police braced themselves Thursday for a major protest by anti-globalization activists as Germany’s second-biggest city started welcoming leaders of the leading Group of 20 industrial and developing economies. The northern port city is boosting its police force with reinforcements from around the country for...

    Trump’s speech in Poland sounded like an alt-right manifesto
    Jul06

    Trump’s speech in Poland sounded like an alt-right manifesto

    “For family, for freedom, for country, and for God.” This morning in Warsaw, Poland, President Donald Trump issued a battle cry — for “family, for freedom, for country, and for God” — in a speech that often resorted to rhetorical conceits typically used by the European and American alt-right. It sounded, at times, not just like the...

    Putin, Trump to meet in Germany amid a sea of disputes
    Jul06

    Putin, Trump to meet in Germany amid a sea of disputes

    MOSCOW — For Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany offers a long-sought opportunity to negotiate a rapprochement with Washington. But controversy over the Trump campaign’s ties with Russia will loom over the talks, making any agreements unlikely....

    Schiff Criticizes Trump For Casting Doubt On Russian Election Meddling
    Jul06

    Schiff Criticizes Trump For Casting Doubt On Russian Election Meddling

    The ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee slammed President Donald Trump on Thursday for again casting doubt on the assertion of the U.S. intelligence community that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. “The President’s comments today, again casting doubt on whether Russia was behind the blatant interference in our election...

    Trump Says U.S. Is Committed to NATO Defense, Knocks Russia Over Ukraine
    Jul06

    Trump Says U.S. Is Committed to NATO Defense, Knocks Russia Over Ukraine

    President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States had demonstrated its commitment to NATO’s defense through words and actions, and called on Russia to end its “destabilizing” action in Ukraine and elsewhere in the world. Trump’s reference to Article Five of the NATO treaty, which guarantees that alliance members...

    Read President Trump’s Remarks on ‘Defending Civilization’ in Poland
    Jul06

    Read President Trump’s Remarks on ‘Defending Civilization’ in Poland

    President Trump praised Poland as an example for others who wish to “defend our civilization.” Speaking in Warsaw Thursday, Trump said that Poland’s fights against the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany showed “the story of a people who have never lost hope, who have never been broken and who have never, ever forgotten who they are.” He then...

    President Trump Vows to Confront ‘New Forms of Aggression’ Targeting the West
    Jul06

    President Trump Vows to Confront ‘New Forms of Aggression’ Targeting the West

    (WARSAW, Poland) — On the eve of his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to confront “new forms of aggression” targeting the West and called for Moscow to stop fomenting unrest around the world. Yet he pointedly stopped short of condemning Russia for meddling in the U.S. election. Buoyed by...

    Trump, In Warsaw Speech, Criticizes Russia’s ‘Destabilizing’ Role in Ukraine, Syria
    Jul06

    Trump, In Warsaw Speech, Criticizes Russia’s ‘Destabilizing’ Role in Ukraine, Syria

    President Trump called Russia a “destabilizing” influence in Europe and the Middle East, and urged it to “join the community of responsible nations,” in his strongest remarks yet against the regime of Vladimir Putin, whom he is scheduled to meet Friday in Hamburg for the first time.His remarks in Warsaw’s Krasinski Square, which marks the...

    Controversy Of Trump’s Campaign Ties With Russia Looms Over His Meeting With Putin
    Jul06

    Controversy Of Trump’s Campaign Ties With Russia Looms Over His Meeting With Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) — For Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany offers a long-sought opportunity to negotiate a rapprochement with Washington. But controversy over the Trump campaign’s ties with Russia will loom over the talks, making any agreements...