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Analysis: Trump's Russia delusion bubbles over

President Donald Trump has long been obsessed with the idea that the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election is really nothing more than a political scheme to rob him of the credit he so rightly deserves for winning that race. Over the last 24 hours, however, that obsession has been tuned up a notch, with Trump unleashing a series of bitter tweets attacking even his own top advisers and agencies for their alleged complicity in this narrative.

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U.S. calls for action to halt Iran's growing 'network of proxies'

MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called on Saturday for more forceful action to halt Iran's development of what he said was an increasingly powerful network of proxy armies in Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and Iraq.

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McMaster responds to Russian indictments

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster responds to the indictments of 13 Russian nationals for their roles in attempted meddling in the 2016 election, saying evidence of Russian interference is "incontrovertible."

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Public reports 'clearly show' Assad's use of chemical weapons: McMaster

MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that, despite denials, public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons, and added that it was time for the international community to hold the Syrian government accountable.

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Malicious cyber activity cost U.S. up to $109 billion in 2016: White House report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, the White House Council of Economic Advisers estimated in a report on Friday.

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A top Trump campaign adviser is close to a plea deal with Mueller

Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates is finalizing a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's office, indicating he's poised to cooperate in the investigation, according to sources familiar with the case.

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Bannon met with special counsel investigators two days this week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House adviser Steve Bannon met with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators for two days this week, even as he frustrated lawmakers by refusing to answer many questions posed by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday.

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Trump inaugural committee pays $26 million to firm founded by first lady's friend

A firm founded by a senior adviser to first lady Melania Trump was paid close to $26 million to plan events around President Donald Trump's first inauguration, tax documents provided to CNN revealed Thursday.

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Trump’s Inaugural Committee Paid $26 Million to Firm of First Lady’s Adviser

The committee, which raised a record $107 million, detailed its finances in a tax filing, revealing that it donated less than expected to charity.

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At least 100 WH officials lacked full security clearances a year after election

Nearly a year into President Donald Trump's administration, senior-level staffers -- including Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and Rob Porter -- remained on interim clearances even as other senior advisers were granted full security access, according to information obtained by CNN from a US government official.

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GE's chief communications officer Deirdre Latour to leave company

(Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Wednesday that its chief communications officer and senior adviser, Deirdre Latour, would be leaving the company in mid-March to pursue other opportunities.

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Accusations Against Aide Renew Attention on White House Security Clearances

More than a year after joining the White House as a senior adviser, the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is among those without a permanent security clearance.

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Trump supports Kelly despite White House departures: aides

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House advisers on Sunday tried to quash speculation that President Donald Trump may seek to replace Chief of Staff John Kelly over his handling of domestic abuse accusations against an aide who resigned last week.

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The White House adviser says she has 'no reason not to believe' women who accused ex-aide Rob Porter of domestic abuse

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she has "no reason not to believe" the women who accused White House aide Rob Porter of domestic abuse.

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Trump has confidence in Kelly, not seeking replacement: adviser

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House advisers on Sunday tried to quash speculation that President Donald Trump may seek to replace Chief of Staff John Kelly over the handling of domestic abuse accusations against an aide who resigned last week.

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Erdogan aide meets U.S. National Security Adviser in Turkey amid tensions

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster held talks on Sunday in Istanbul with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman, a presidential source said, amid persistent tensions between the NATO allies over Syria and other issues.

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Trump tweets argument that he's been victimized by the Obama administration

President Donald Trump is promoting a conservative argument that he's been "victimized" by the Obama administration through its allegedly flawed application for a surveillance warrant on a former campaign foreign policy adviser.

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Dozens of Trump officials still lack full security clearance

Thirty to 40 White House officials and administration political appointees are still operating without full security clearances, including senior adviser to President Donald Trump Jared Kushner and -- until recently -- White House staffer Rob Porter, according to a US official and a source familiar with the situation.

Tax Preparers and Preparation nytimes.com

Your Money Adviser: How Taxpayers Who Want Help Can Find a Reputable Preparer

“If you’re just putting in numbers and hoping for the best,” an accountant says, “then maybe you need a preparer.”

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump Praises Top Adviser Accused of Abusing Ex-Wives

“We wish him well,” the president said, as a nearly all-male top White House staff appears to have looked the other way about allegations against the disgraced adviser, Rob Porter.

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Former Credit Suisse 'star' gets five-year jail term for 'clever fraud'

GENEVA (Reuters) - Former Credit Suisse client adviser Patrice Lescaudron was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Geneva court on Friday for abusing the trust of clients and putting in place a fraudulent scheme that brought him tens of millions of francs.

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Ex-Credit Suisse adviser sentenced to five years for 'clever fraud'

GENEVA (Reuters) - A former Credit Suisse client adviser was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Geneva court on Friday for abusing the trust of clients and putting in place a fraudulent scheme that brought him tens of millions of francs.

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Mom-and-pop investors undeterred by wild U.S. stock market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. stock market suffered its worst selloff in more than six years on Monday, Richmond, Virginia-based financial adviser Jamie Cox started preparing for a flood of client...

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Rick Gates' lawyers say they have 'irreconcilable differences' with client

The lawyers for former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates showed a hint as to why they'd like to quit his case Wednesday: They don't agree with Gates.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Can Christian Louboutin Trademark Red Soles? An E.U. Court Says No

A legal adviser to the European Court of Justice has argued that the French shoe designer may not be entitled to trademark protection for his design signature.

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Key U.S. Democrat suggests contempt proceedings for Bannon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday the panel should begin contempt proceedings if Steve Bannon, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, continues to refuse to testify in an investigation of Russia and the 2016 presidential election.

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Ex-Trump adviser grilled over Kremlin ties

Fmr. adviser to Donald Trump's campaign Carter Page is questioned by ABC's George Stephanopoulos over his stated role as an informal adviser to the Kremlin

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In the battle over his sole, Louboutin loses a round

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Christian Louboutin's bid for exclusive rights to put red soles on high-heeled shoes ran into trouble on Tuesday when a court adviser said he may not be entitled to stop others...

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

The Times Asks Court to Unseal Documents on Surveillance of Carter Page

The New York Times argues that President Trump lowered the shield of secrecy surrounding documents related to the wiretapping of Carter Page, a onetime Trump campaign adviser.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Trump to Withdraw Nomination of Climate Skeptic as Top Environmental Adviser

The White House is dropping Kathleen Hartnett White from consideration to lead the Council on Environmental Quality.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Carter Page, Ex-Trump Aide Once Shunned by Right, Is Back at the Center of the Russia Case

The former campaign adviser was once dismissed by a White House that is now using him to discredit the F.B.I.

Financial Planners nytimes.com

Your Money: Yes, You Can Find a Financial Planner Even if You’re Not Rich

Seeking financial assistance? You can hire advisers by the hour, by the month or based on your assets, even if you aren’t a millionaire.

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Top adviser to Khamenei says Iran's regional influence 'inevitable': Fars

ANKARA (Reuters) - The top adviser to Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday the country's leadership had no intention of reining in its influence across the Middle East despite U.S. pressure to do so, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

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Trump advisers clash over 'bloody nose' strike on North Korea

The tabled nomination of a widely-respected diplomat is bringing renewed focus to divisions inside the Trump administration over how tough the US should be in positioning against North Korea with nuclear tests expected to resume after the upcoming Olympics.

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Two ex-Morgan Stanley advisers to plead guilty to U.S. fraud charges

BOSTON (Reuters) - Two former Morgan Stanley advisers have agreed to plead guilty to U.S. charges that they misused client funds to make their own investments in a wind farm project, federal...

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He was banned from Uber and cleared to work a senior post at a federal agency

A senior adviser who worked for disgraced Trump appointee Carl Higbie was banned from using Uber after an incident early last year in which he allegedly made racially charged and anti-Muslim comments to a driver.

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Clinton Says She Should Have Fired Campaign Aide Accused of Sexual Harassment

In a Facebook post, Hillary Clinton said she regretted shielding a top 2008 campaign adviser accused of harassment.

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Ex-Trump adviser Bannon expected before House committee again Wednesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is expected to appear before the U.S. House Intelligence Committee again on Wednesday, committee members said on Monday, following up on a Jan. 16 appearance that failed to satisfy some members.

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Ex-campaign chief: Clinton overruled me

Former Hillary Clinton campaign chief Patti Doyle said Clinton "definitely made the wrong call" not to fire an adviser accused of sexual harassment during the 2016 presidential election.

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Myanmar advisory panel chief says it cannot interfere in court case against reporters

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's panel of international advisers on Rohingya issues will not get involved in the case of two Reuters journalists charged with violating the Official Secrets Act, its chairman told a state newspaper in an interview published on Monday.

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Rosenstein approved surveillance extension of former Trump adviser: NYT

(Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein approved to extend surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page shortly after assuming office last spring, the New York Times reported, citing people familiar with a secret Republican memo.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

Your Money Adviser: It’s Tax Time: What to Remember

Most provisions of the new tax law won’t affect this year’s returns, with the exception of a temporary change broadening the deduction for medical expenses.

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Training Quick and Staffing Unfinished, Army Units Brace for Surging Taliban

A brigade of military advisers is being heralded as a key part of President Trump’s strategy to turn the tide in Afghanistan, but its commander has raised internal concerns about the challenges it faces.

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Clinton kept adviser accused of harassment on her 2008 campaign, NY Times reports

Hillary Clinton decided not to fire a senior adviser on her 2008 presidential campaign who had been accused of sexual harassment, against the recommendation of her campaign manager, according to a report Friday in The New York Times.

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Hillary Clinton Chose to Shield a Top Adviser Accused of Harassment in 2008

Mrs. Clinton’s campaign manager at the time recommended that she fire the adviser, Burns Strider. Instead, Mr. Strider was docked several weeks of pay and ordered to undergo counseling.

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Schumer didn't want WH aide in Trump chat

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he insisted top White House adviser Stephen Miller be kept out of a recent White House meeting with President Donald Trump as they tried to reach a deal on immigration to avoid a government shut down.

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U.S. panel deals blow to Philip Morris tobacco device

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Philip Morris International Inc should not be allowed to claim its iQOS electronic tobacco product is less risky than cigarettes, U.S. health advisers said on Thursday, dealing a blow to the company as it seeks to strengthen its portfolio of alternative nicotine devices.

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U.S. Adviser Rebukes Aung San Suu Kyi: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Part of a Whitewash’

Former Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico, a longtime friend of Myanmar’s leader, quit an advisory panel on the Rohingya crisis, calling it a “cheerleading squad.”

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BlueMountain loses senior investment adviser, senior trader

NEW YORK, Jan 24 (Reuters) - More executives have departed BlueMountain Capital Management as the hedge fund posted disappointing results last year, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

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Kushners drop effort to raise Chinese cash for New Jersey project: AP

(Reuters) - The real estate company of Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, will no longer seek $150 million from wealthy Chinese investors for a New Jersey building project, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.

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Special counsel set to question Steve Bannon

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team wants to question former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon about the firings of national security adviser Michael Flynn and FBI Director James Comey, according to two people familiar with the investigation.

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Spokesman for Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates killed in Kabul

Glenn Selig, spokesman for Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates, was killed in the weekend Kabul hotel attack, according to a statement from spokesperson for The Publicity Agency and Selig Multimedia Inc., his Florida-based companies.

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Mueller set to question Bannon on Flynn and Comey

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team wants to question former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon about the firings of national security adviser Michael Flynn and FBI Director James Comey, according to two people familiar with the investigation.

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U.S. health advisers weigh risks of novel Philip Morris tobacco device

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - U.S. health advisers on Wednesday began to consider whether Philip Morris International Inc should be allowed to claim its novel electronic tobacco product is less harmful than cigarettes, potentially making it the first such device to carry a reduced risk claim.

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In Looking for Loyalty, Trump Asked F.B.I. Official How He Voted

The question came as Mr. Trump openly discussed the need for James B. Comey’s successor to be “loyal,” according to an adviser to the president.

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WaPo: Mueller seeking to question Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking to interview President Donald Trump about his dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey and his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

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Washington Post: Mueller seeking to question Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking to interview President Donald Trump about his dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey and his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

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Trump to meet with world leaders, business CEOs at Davos forum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and other world leaders when he attends the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster said on Tuesday.

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Trump adviser's history of fighting immigration

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has a history of fighting to tighten immigration policy, and he has President Trump's attention. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.

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FDA's tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a decision expected to test the Trump administration's approach to tobacco regulation, U.S. health advisers will vote this week on whether to allow Philip Morris International Inc to sell its novel iQOS tobacco device and claim it is less harmful than cigarettes.

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Former Trump adviser Bannon will not go to House panel Thursday: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House strategist Steve Bannon was not expected to return to testify before the House of Representatives' intelligence committee on Thursday, a committee source said.

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John Kelly: Immigration 'hardass'

The escalating immigration drama is crystallizing for some lawmakers and presidential advisers their long-held views of John Kelly, President Donald Trump's chief of staff: He's a fierce advocate for hardline policies that drastically limit the number of people entering the US. And he'll remain so, even as the government barrels toward a potential shutdown over the issue.

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MOVES-Stifel hires two financial advisers from Ameriprise Financial

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Stifel Financial Corp said on Wednesday financial advisers Tom Hankins and Jay Lauzon have joined its broker-dealer unit, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co Inc's private client group in Flint, Michigan.

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MOVES-Union Bank adds executives in San Francisco office

Jan 17 (Reuters) - MUFG Union Bank N.A., a unit of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, appointed Ann Hamilton as a fiduciary management executive, and Peter Bogardus as a private wealth adviser.

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WATCH: Analysts spar over Flake's Stalin comparison

Former Trump spokesman Jason Miller and former Bill Clinton adviser Paul Begala argue over the comparison Sen. Flake (R-AZ) made of President Trump to dictator Stalin.

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France would 'look with kindess' on UK Brexit change of mind - Macron adviser

PARIS (Reuters) - France would "look with kindness" on a decision by Britain to reverse the course of Brexit and remain in the European Union, an adviser to President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday.

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Citing ‘Inexcusable’ Treatment, Advisers Quit National Parks Panel

The majority of members of the National Parks System Advisory Board have jointly resigned in protest of Trump administration policies.

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Britain must urgently bridge policy gaps to meet emissions target: advisers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain must urgently lay out further policies to meet its domestic emissions targets, the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday.

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Advisers urge deep discount in Venezuelan cryptocurrency offering

CARACAS (Reuters) - Advisers to the Venezuelan government are recommending it sell $2.3 billion of its new cryptocurrency, the petro, in a private offering at a discount of up to 60 percent, according to a document reviewed by Reuters.

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Ex-Trump adviser Bannon subpoenaed in special counsel Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Steve Bannon, a former top adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, has been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury as part of a special counsel's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.

Personal Finances nytimes.com

Your Money Adviser: Pay Down Those Credit Cards, Before Rates Rise Further

With the holidays behind us, now is the moment to wipe out balances — before interest rates continue their climb.

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Trump allies urge him not to talk to Mueller

Close advisers and friends of President Donald Trump are warning him not to sit for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller, with some expressing skepticism that there would be any circumstance in which it makes sense to voluntarily submit to an interview, according to multiple sources familiar with the ongoing discussions.

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EU court adviser backs EU-wide recognition of same-sex spouses

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries should accord a same-sex spouse the right to live and work there even if they do not allow gay marriage, a senior adviser to the top EU court said on Thursday.

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Trump urged by top advisers to waive Iran sanctions: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump is being urged by some top advisers not to bring back U.S. economic sanctions on Iran this week, a move by the president that would effectively end a 2015 deal to limit Tehran's nuclear ambitions.

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Some Trump advisers want him to waive Iran sanctions: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is being urged by some top advisers to waive sanctions on Iran by a Friday deadline, but privately he is expressing reluctance to do so, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.

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Trump reluctant to waive Iran sanctions, eyes more curbs on businesses: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is privately reluctant to waive sanctions on Iran despite recommendations from advisers that he do so and will seek to make a decision during a meeting with national security aides on Thursday, a senior administration official said.

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Hong Kong government adviser resigns over illegal ivory links

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong ivory trader fined this week for illegal possession of ivory resigned on Wednesday from a government advisory panel to protect endangered species, a potentially embarrassing blow for a city fighting to stamp out smuggling of ivory.

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Bannon's 'treasonous' comment directed at Trump Jr., not Manafort: author

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon's comment that a meeting between Trump campaign officials and a group of Russians was "treasonous" focused on President Donald Trump's son and not his former campaign manager, as Bannon now maintains, the author of a book containing the remark said on Monday.

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UPDATE 5-Ablynx shares soar after rejects Novo Nordisk's $3.1 bln bid

* Bid underlines demand for biotech assets from large firms (Adds latest Ablynx shares, details on advisers)

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White House sends mixed messages on infrastructure

President Donald Trump and his top economic adviser appear to have different views about the use of public-private partnerships for building projects, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.

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24 most grotesque lines from the interview

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller was by turns combative and obsequious in an interview Sunday with CNN's Jake Tapper -- veering from savaging former ally Steve Bannon and author Michael Wolff to lauding President Donald Trump's intelligence and political savvy.

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Top Trump Adviser Continues Assault on Bannon in Heated TV Interview

The president’s senior policy adviser, Stephen Miller, said comments by Stephen K. Bannon in a new book were “out of touch with reality,” “vindictive” and “grotesque.”

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In a fiery CNN interview, Stephen Miller blasted Steve Bannon and called the President a 'political genius'

Trump policy adviser Stephen Miller kept up the drumbeat against former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, calling his comments in a new book on President Donald Trump "grotesque."

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Tapper cuts off interview with Trump adviser

When CNN's Jake Tapper asks White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller about President Trump's tweets on his mental fitness for office, Miller criticizes the network's coverage of the president.

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Watch the full interview with Jake Tapper and Stephen Miller

In a heated interview, White House adviser Stephen Miller talks with CNN's Jake Tapper about Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury" and its revelations about life inside the Trump campaign and White House.

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Jake Tapper to Trump adviser: Settle down

White House adviser Stephen Miller got into a heated exchange with CNN's Jake Tapper as Tapper asks Miller a question about former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon's role in the Trump campaign.

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Miller: Bannon comments are out of reality

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller decries former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, who said in Michael Wolff's new book "Fire and Fury" that Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russians in Trump tower was "treasonous" and "unpatriotic."

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SEC probing Kushner Cos use of wealthy investor visas: WSJ

(Reuters) - The real estate company of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for its use of a federal program that grants visas to wealthy foreigners investing in the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

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Republican Senators seek criminal probe of Trump 'dossier' author

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senior Republican U.S. Senators on Friday called for a criminal investigation into the former British spy who compiled a "dossier" in 2016 of allegations of financial and personal links between then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, his advisers and Russia.

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Book's author: Trump's family says he's like a child

Michael Wolff, the author of a new bombshell book about President Trump, says that Trump's closest advisers and family members describe the President as "like a child."

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UPDATE 1-Banking crisis adviser named as head of Britain's finance watchdog

* New chair faces navigating watchdog through Brexit (Adds reaction, background)

Science and Technology nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributors: Trump’s Disdain for Science

Much of what the federal government does has scientific and technological underpinnings. Yet the president has still not appointed a science adviser.

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Senate panel chairman doesn't see a need to talk to Bannon

Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr said Thursday he doesn't see a need for his committee to talk to President Donald Trump's former senior adviser Steve Bannon, breaking with the top Democrat on the panel, Sen. Mark Warner.

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Axelrod: Orrin Hatch's simple act of kindness

In March 2010, during my second year as senior adviser to President Barack Obama, I was the subject of a snarky newspaper profile, portraying me as tired and defeated in the midst of the final push for health care reform.

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FBI Russia probe helped by Australian diplomat tip-off: NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos told an Australian diplomat in May 2016 that Russia had political dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

How the Russia Inquiry Began: A Campaign Aide, Drinks and Talk of Political Dirt

George Papadopoulos, a Trump foreign policy adviser, was the improbable match that set off a blaze that has consumed the first year of the Trump administration.

Scott-Long, Jane nytimes.com

In an Era of ‘Forever Wars,’ the Middle East Bureau Manager Who Made Our Coverage Possible

Reporters, photographers and security advisers came and went. Jane Scott-Long stayed.

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Controversies swirl at the President's winter White House

At Mar-a-Lago the President is prone to holding court at will, consulting advisers and basking in the knowledge that he's the only man in charge.

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Aides scuttled Trump's celebratory news conference

President Donald Trump told aides he was eager to take questions Friday and hold a news conference to tout his accomplishments before leaving for Mar-a-Lago, but some advisers argued against it.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Dispute Over Political Strategy Erupts Inside the White House

A meeting involving President Trump and his top advisers devolved into a heated exchange between his former campaign adviser and the White House political director.