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    Russians are said to be suspects in U.S. nuclear site hackings
    Jul07

    Russians are said to be suspects in U.S. nuclear site hackings

    By Michael Riley, Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Brian Gruley Hackers working for a foreign government recently breached at least a dozen U.S. power plants, including the Wolf Creek nuclear facility in Kansas, according to current and former U.S. officials, sparking concerns the attackers were searching for vulnerabilities in the electrical grid. The...

    Tillerson taps career diplomat as Ukraine special envoy
    Jul07

    Tillerson taps career diplomat as Ukraine special envoy

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson named a former NATO ambassador and National Security Council director as the nation’s special envoy to Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    WATCH: Trump, with Putin, predicts ‘positive things’ for U.S.-Russia relationship
    Jul07

    WATCH: Trump, with Putin, predicts ‘positive things’ for U.S.-Russia relationship

    HAMBURG, Germany — President Donald Trump voiced optimism that there are “very positive things” in store for the United States and Russia as he sat down with President Vladimir Putin on Friday for an historic first meeting. Seated next to Putin in Germany, Trump said it was “an honor” to be with Putin. As journalists were briefly allowed in to...

    Fate of Russian dachas still in limbo as Trump meets Putin
    Jul07

    Fate of Russian dachas still in limbo as Trump meets Putin

    Short of agreements on everything from Syria to Ukraine, the fate of a pair of Russian diplomatic compounds seized by the United States last year offers Donald Trump and Vladimir … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Trump On First Official Meeting With Putin: Anticipates ‘Positive Things Happening’
    Jul07

    Trump On First Official Meeting With Putin: Anticipates ‘Positive Things Happening’

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — After months of anticipation and intrigue, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are sitting down for their first meeting. The two exchanged brief pleasantries earlier Friday on the sideline of the G-20 summit of industrialized and developing nations. Up front, Trump said he anticipates “a lot of...

    German Cabinet Captures Trump, Putin’s First Known In-Person Exchange Prior To Formal Meeting
    Jul07

    German Cabinet Captures Trump, Putin’s First Known In-Person Exchange Prior To Formal Meeting

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and...

    How To Read the Trump-Putin Meeting
    Jul07

    How To Read the Trump-Putin Meeting

    As the first clips of Putin and Trump’s face-to-face meeting emerge, ahead of their sit-down at 9:45 AM EST, the commentariat is ready to pounce: Now in video. “I *LOVE* this guy!” https://t.co/E9SukZZUHn— David Frum (@davidfrum) July 7, 2017This is but the beginning of what is sure to be a day of obsessive body language analysis and a...

    Trump-Putin Meeting Follows Long History Of World Stopping To Watch US, Russian Leaders Come Together
    Jul07

    Trump-Putin Meeting Follows Long History Of World Stopping To Watch US, Russian Leaders Come Together

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When U.S. and Russian presidents meet, the rest of the world stops to watch. For decades, summits between leaders of the world powers have been heavily anticipated affairs in which every word, handshake and facial expression is scrutinized. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir...

    Putin wants Trump to lift sanctions on Russia. Here’s how that could actually happen.
    Jul07

    Putin wants Trump to lift sanctions on Russia. Here’s how that could actually happen.

    Trump could do it — at great cost. Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading into his long-awaited first in-person meeting with President Trump on Friday with a very clear agenda. High on his list of priorities: getting rid of US sanctions against Russia. Russia despises the extensive network of US sanctions that plagues many of its officials...

    Trump admin taps former NATO envoy to deal with Ukraine crisis
    Jul07

    Trump admin taps former NATO envoy to deal with Ukraine crisis

    The Trump administration is selecting a former U.S. envoy to NATO for the top job dealing with the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Business...