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Suspect in Times Square Bombing Leaves Trail of Mystery

As the authorities searched for clues, those who knew Akayed Ullah described the trappings of an ordinary immigrant life in Brooklyn.

E-Commerce nytimes.com

Campaign to Drive Out Migrants Slams Beijing’s Best and Brightest

Tens of thousands of hopeful college graduates moved to the city seeking better jobs and better lives. Now the authorities are telling them to leave.

News and News Media nytimes.com

Trump Says New York Times Is ‘Wrong!’ on His Television Habits

President Trump responded to a Times article published over the weekend that offered an inside look into a typical day.

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Putin’s Re-election Is Assured. Let the Succession Fight Begin.

The March 2018 presidential election in Russia is a sideshow to the real battle: determining what comes after President Putin’s next term ends in 2024.

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Indian police arrests French journalist after filming in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Indian police arrested a freelance French journalist in Kashmir for violating visa regulations, the city police chief said, after he was found filming for a documentary without permission.

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Roy Moore campaign casts Alabama race as referendum on Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The campaign of Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for U.S. senator in Alabama who has been accused of sexual misconduct, appealed on Sunday to President Donald Trump's supporters, saying a vote for Moore would be a vote for Trump's agenda.

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He isn't campaigning for Moore in Alabama but is having a rally in Pensacola, 25 miles from the border

President Donald Trump isn't campaigning for Roy Moore in Alabama -- but he's holding a campaign-style rally just 25 miles from the state line ahead of Tuesday's special election.

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Mueller turns over evidence for ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort's trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has turned over more than 400,000 emails, financial records and other documents to defense attorneys for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort to demonstrate what evidence the government has against him, according to a court filing on Friday.

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More 'Big Little Lies' on its way to television

LOS ANGELES, Dec 8 (Reuters) - "Big Little Lies," the Emmy-winning drama starring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, is returning for a second season, HBO announced on Friday, with most of the cast expected to return.

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Papadopoulos' fiancee says he didn't act 'without campaign approval'

The fiancee of former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, is speaking out publicly to push back against claims by President Donald Trump and his team that Papadopoulos was just a "coffee boy" on the campaign.

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

News Analysis: How Russia Cheats

Russia’s election meddling and its Olympic doping are at the heart of President Putin’s effort to recapture his country’s past.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Trumpocalypse: The End Game

Our once bright and shiny democracy may be going down the drain before the holidays are out.

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Trump Jr. Won’t Provide Details of a Call With His Father

Donald Trump Jr. claimed that his conversation with the president was protected under lawyer-client privilege because lawyers for both men were on the call.

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Somali man found guilty in kidnapping of Canadian journalist

(Reuters) - A Somali national has been convicted in an Ontario court for his role in the 2008 kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout, who was held captive in Somalia for 460 days and released only after her family paid a ransom, Canadian media reported on Wednesday.

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The derailment was a cost the administration was prepared to accept to fulfill Trump's campaign promise

President Donald Trump's decision Wednesday to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has temporarily derailed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, two senior White House officials acknowledged after Trump's speech.

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The campaign promise Trump chose to keep

National Parks, Monuments and Seashores nytimes.com

At Three National Monuments, Quiet Trails and Questions About the Future

This week President Trump sharply reduced the size of two monuments; plans for many others are unclear. What are these places like for visitors? We explored a few.

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Trump ally Bannon campaigns for Moore in Alabama

(Reuters) - A day after President Donald Trump endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama, Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon campaigned in the state, telling a crowd that allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore were part of a smear campaign to keep him from office.

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Former Trump campaign aide may be hit with more charges

Robert Mueller may not be through with Rick Gates, a deputy Trump campaign aide and one of the four people who have been charged as part of the special counsel probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Three charged in Malta for murder of anti-corruption journalist

VALLETTA (Reuters) - A magistrate on Tuesday charged three men with murder over a car-bomb blast that killed anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, court officials said.

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The Conversation: Is Trump Crazy Like a Fox or Plain Old Crazy?

The president’s behavior has got people wondering.

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U.N. rights team warns Mexico of 'crisis' in journalists' safety

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Monday the Mexican government is struggling to keep journalists safe and prosecute their oppressors, after officials toured regions of the country that are among the most dangerous in the world for reporters.

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Manafort Associate Has Russian Intelligence Ties, Court Document Says

In the document, the special counsel cited an op-ed article drafted by Paul Manafort and his Russia-linked associate to shape public opinion about consulting work in Ukraine.

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Op-Ed Contributors: Don’t Prosecute Trump. Impeach Him.

There is no case for obstruction of justice, but there is a constitutional tool for ousting a corrupt president.

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Editorial: Yes, the President Can Obstruct Justice

Also: Why lie if you’ve done nothing wrong?

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Mueller team says ex-Trump campaign chief worked on an op-ed with a Russian linked to Russian intelligence

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was ghostwriting an op-ed while out on bail last month with a Russian who has ties to the Russian intelligence service, Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Muller's team said Monday.

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Op-Ed Contributors: Why the Trump Team Should Fear the Logan Act

The potential hammer at the heart of the Michael Flynn plea.

Bombs and Explosives nytimes.com

Malta Arrests 8 in Death of Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

The investigative reporter, who uncovered corruption in high places, was killed by a car bomb in October. Her death inspired outrage and drew thousands to demonstrate.

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10 arrested in journalist's murder case

Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced the arrest of 10 suspects linked to the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Monday.

Poverty nytimes.com

Ministers Look to Revive Martin Luther King’s 1968 Poverty Campaign

Religious leaders hope protests and civil disobedience can force the issue of poverty back onto the national agenda at a time when attention is focused mainly on the middle class.

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Trump's fired campaign manager writes book

In a new book to be released Tuesday, Corey Lewandowski, who was fired as Trump's campaign manager during the election, and David Bossie, another top aide, detail what it was like to work with Trump when he was running for President.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Operative Offered Trump Campaign ‘Kremlin Connection’ Using N.R.A. Ties

A conservative operative told a campaign aide he could arrange a back-channel meeting between Donald J. Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia through his pro-gun connections.

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ABC News suspends top journalist over inaccurate Flynn reporting

WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) - ABC News said on Saturday it had suspended Brian Ross, its chief investigative correspondent, over an error in his reporting about former national security adviser Michael Flynn which sent U.S. stocks, the dollar and Treasury yields lower on Friday.

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Trump Says He Fired Michael Flynn ‘Because He Lied’ to F.B.I.

President Trump’s tweet was the first time he had said the firing was not solely related to Mr. Flynn’s false statements to Vice President Mike Pence.

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Mueller Removed Top F.B.I. Agent Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

The special counsel had a top agent removed from his inquiry after the Justice Department’s inspector general began examining whether the agent sent texts expressing political views.

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Trump says no collusion between his campaign and Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there was "absolutely no collusion" between his campaign and Russia, his first comment on a guilty plea by his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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White House Memo: Flynn’s Guilty Plea Looms Over a White House on the Verge of a Tax Cut Success

The plea raised uncomfortable questions about what the former national security adviser might be telling the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Writing at the Speed of Trump’s Scandals

In which a columnist attempts to keep up with White House news.

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Op-Ed Contributors: After Flynn, Are Kushner and Don Jr. Next?

The Flynn deal opens the door to charges against the president’s inner circle — and his family.

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What Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea Means in Mueller’s Russia Probe

President Trump’s former national security adviser admitted lying to the F.B.I. What is notable is what he was not charged with.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea: 10 Key Takeaways

Impeachment just became a lot more likely.

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Michael Flynn Expected to Plead Guilty to Lying to the F.B.I.

The guilty plea by President Trump’s former national security adviser would be an indication that he is cooperating with the special counsel investigation.

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Analysis: Of course Trump will (basically) campaign for Roy Moore

Less than a week after making clear that he would not go to Alabama to campaign for embattled Senate nominee Roy Moore, President Donald Trump is doing the next best thing: He's going to Pensacola, Florida, to hold a campaign event next Friday -- just four days before the December 12 special election.

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Trump won't campaign for Moore in Alabama, but he'll hold a rally really close

President Donald Trump will hold a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, next Friday -- just 25 miles from the Alabama border and days before the Alabama special election for US Senate.

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Trump Pressed Top Republicans to End Senate Russia Inquiry

President Trump told Senators Mitch McConnell, Richard Burr and others that he wanted an inquiry into Russian interference in the election to come to a close.

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Ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort in $11.65 million bail deal: lawyer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort has agreed to an $11.65 million bail agreement with the special counsel investigating Trump campaign ties to Russia, the longtime Republican political consultant's lawyer said on Thursday.

Russia nytimes.com

Seeking Russian Presidency, Socialite Hits the Campaign Trail

Ksenia Sobchak, a television journalist and opposition candidate, opened a campaign office and vowed to stir a “national discussion about what is wrong with Russia.”

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Trump campaign: Dems are 'America haters'

President Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again Committee" has released a new fundraising email entitled "America haters" that slams Democrats and liberals.

Documentary Films and Programs nytimes.com

Review: The Strange Tale of the ‘Voyeur’ and the Journalist

This squirmy documentary follows the celebrated journalist Gay Talese’s infamous investigation of a motel owner who spied on guests.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Self-Destruction of American Democracy

Forget Russia for a minute and look where Trump is taking us.

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Comedian Is Subpoenaed in Inquiry on Russia Meddling

Randy Credico, a longtime outsider in New York State politics, has been identified as the link between WikiLeaks and Roger J. Stone Jr., a longtime associate of the president.

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Mueller’s Prosecutors Are Said to Have Interviewed Jared Kushner on Russia Meeting

The brief interview focused on a meeting attended by a Russian ambassador and the incoming national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to a person briefed on the investigation.

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BRIEF-Gray Television prices public offering of common stock

* ‍PRICED PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED UNDERWRITTEN PUBLIC OFFERING OF 15 MILLION SHARES OF ITS COMMON STOCK, AT $14.50 PER SHARE​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Senate Democrat presses Trump campaign advisers for Russia contacts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee has asked four foreign policy advisers to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign for documents about their contacts with Russians and discussions about Russia.

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Senate Democrat presses Trump campaign advisors for Russia contacts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee has asked four foreign policy advisers to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign for documents about their contacts with Russians and discussions about Russia.

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Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' teaser trailer is here

Marvel fans got their first glimpse of a movie event that's a decade in the making.

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Trump calls for boycott of television network CNN: tweet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged a boycott of CNN on Wednesday, ramping up his fight against the television network as his administration fights AT&T Inc's deal to buy CNN's owner Time Warner Inc.

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Trump calls for boycott of television network CNN -tweet

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged a boycott of CNN on Wednesday, ramping up his fight against the television network as his administration fights AT&T Inc's deal to buy CNN's owner Time Warner Inc.

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Danish divers find arm assumed to be that of dismembered journalist: police

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Divers searching waters near Copenhagen found a second arm on Wednesday that police said probably belonged to Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who died in August on board a Danish inventor's submarine.

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Brexit campaigners accuse May of selling UK short over divorce bill

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May faced a backlash on Wednesday from prominent supporters of Brexit after reports that she is ready to pay much of what the European Union is demanding to settle the country's "divorce bill" to leave the bloc.

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Bannon to campaign with Roy Moore

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon will campaign with embattled Judge Roy Moore next week ahead of the vote in Alabama's neck-and-neck Senate race.

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Op-Ed Contributor: When Politics Is Criminalized

Corruption should be prosecuted. But malleable criminal laws are being used to go after political rivals, and that is dangerous to democracy.

Travel and Vacations nytimes.com

In the South and North, New (and Vital) Civil Rights Trails

African-American history is the subject of new museums, memorials and routes like the US Civil Rights Trail.

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Honduran election unresolved, with television star poised to win

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The result of Honduras' presidential election was still in limbo early on Tuesday, even after initial results suggested a flamboyant TV host was on course for a surprise victory over the U.S.-friendly incumbent, Juan Orlando Hernandez.

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Trump honors Navajo vets near image of the man whose actions led to 'Trail of Tears'

President Donald Trump held an event honoring Navajo veterans while standing in front of an image of Andrew Jackson -- the President who signed legislation that eventually led to the "Trail of Tears."

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Op-Ed Columnist: Odds Are, Russia Owns Trump

There is ample evidence the president is not working for America first.

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Trump will not campaign for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Moore

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will not campaign for Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican Senate nominee who is facing allegations of sexual misconduct, a White House official said on Monday.

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Trump slams CNN International and journalists fire back

President Trump's latest broadside against CNN is drawing ire from journalists who say he misunderstands the very purpose of news coverage.

Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings nytimes.com

Journalist Who Told Laquan McDonald’s Story Faces Fight Over Sources

Jamie Kalven exposed details of the Chicago police shooting of the teenager. Now lawyers are seeking his sources as the officer prepares to go on trial.

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Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's U.S. campaign probe, sources say

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team, a potentially critical step in the probe into contacts between Trump's election campaign and Russia, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.

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Why Putin’s Foes Deplore U.S. Fixation on Election Meddling

“Enough already!” one critic of President Vladimir V. Putin said, worried that the accusations were helping the Kremlin polish the president’s image as a master strategist.

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U.N. rights team to visit Mexico after journalist murders

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Thursday a group of experts on freedom of expression will visit Mexico at the end of November to assess the safety of journalists in the country, one of the most dangerous in the world for reporters.

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A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller

Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, are said to have terminated an information-sharing agreement with the president’s legal team.

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Journalists detained by Uganda charged with treason, police say

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Eight managers and editors of a daily newspaper arrested this week have been charged with treason, Ugandan police said on Thursday.

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A Radiation Cloud, and a Mystery, From Russia

The release of a nuclear isotope traced to an area in the Ural Mountains was harmless, but Moscow’s reticence to release data has spurred fears of future cover-ups.

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U.S. Senate candidate Moore's spokesman resigns as allegations roil campaign

(Reuters) - The communications director for U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has resigned amid the Alabama Republican's efforts to combat allegations of sexual misconduct that have roiled his campaign.

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Value your constitutional rights? Thank a journalist

Journalism in America today faces an aggressive assault on its legitimacy. The President declares the news media "the enemy of the people," and those in his inner circle routinely label any coverage they consider negative or unflattering as "fake news."

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Moore campaign: 'We don't believe these women'

Spokespeople for Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore denied the allegations against the candidate at an event on Tuesday, refusing to answer questions as women come forward about Moore's past.

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FCC to reconsider U.S. television station ownership cap: source

(Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission will ask the U.S. agency to cast an initial vote in December to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.

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Iraq to declare final victory over Islamic State after desert campaign

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday Islamic State had been defeated from a military perspective but he would only declare final victory after IS militants were routed in the desert.

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BRIEF-CBS says DISH dropped CBS and several other local television stations owned by CBS

* DISH dropped CBS and several other local television stations owned by CBS, in cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago

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UPDATE 1-Saudi agency says country targeted in cyber spying campaign

LONDON/RIYADH, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian security officials said on Monday that the country had been targeted as part of a wide-ranging cyber espionage campaign observed since February against five Middle East nations as well as several countries outside the region.

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Saudi agency says country targeted in cyber spying campaign

LONDON/RIYADH, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian security officials said on Monday that the country had been targeted as part of a wide-ranging cyber espionage campaign observed since February against five Middle East nations as well as several countries outside the region.

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Cambodian court charges two journalists with espionage

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian court on Saturday charged two journalists with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station, which can carry a prison term of up to 15 years.

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Top Russian Official Tried to Broker ‘Backdoor’ Meeting Between Trump and Putin

The overture came soon after the Trump campaign was told of Russian “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. As Donald J. Trump neared the Republican nomination, Moscow tried repeatedly to contact his campaign.

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Kushner testified he did not recall any campaign WikiLeaks contact, source says

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner told congressional Russia investigators that he did not communicate with WikiLeaks and did not recall anyone on the Trump campaign who had, a source with knowledge of his testimony told CNN.

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Special counsel subpoenas Trump campaign for more documents

Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to the Trump campaign for more Russia-related documents, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.

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Moore trails in new poll

Democrat Doug Jones has opened up an eight-point lead in the US Senate race in Alabama amid multiple sexual abuse allegations against Republican Roy Moore, according to a new Fox News poll released Thursday.

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Chile's presidential hopefuls wrap up campaigning ahead of Sunday vote

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's presidential hopefuls wrapped up campaigning on Thursday in a race that has pitted billionaire Sebastian Pinera's promise for change against center-left candidate Alejandro Guillier's defense of a recent raft of progressive reforms.

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Kushner Failed to Provide Russia Documents, Senate Panel Found

In a bipartisan letter, the Senate Judiciary Committee said that President Trump’s son-in-law did not hand over documents about a “Russian backdoor overture.”

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Former Trump campaign adviser delivers 'irrelevant' documents to congressional committees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Thursday delivered subpoenaed documents he described as "irrelevant and unnecessary" to two congressional committees investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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China denounces U.S. call to register Chinese journalists as agents

BEIJING (Reuters) - China denounced on Thursday a U.S. congressional commission that accused its state media of involvement in spying and propaganda and called for their staff in the United States to be registered as foreign agents.

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US panel accuses Chinese journalists of spying

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Signs of Russian Meddling in Brexit Referendum

Researchers have found evidence that Russian-language or Kremlin-linked Twitter accounts pushed divisive messages in British politics, too.

Moore, Roy S nytimes.com

Roy Moore’s Campaign Pushes Back at Accuser

At a news conference, a lawyer for Mr. Moore’s campaign suggested that a purported message to one of his accusers in a yearbook may have been a forgery.

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Analysis: 4 reasons a Sessions write-in campaign might fail

The idea of Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigning his post to run a write-in campaign for his old Alabama Senate seat -- and thereby thwarting the chances of embattled GOP nominee Roy Moore -- is all the rage in Washington right now.

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Russia May Make All Outside News Media Register as ‘Foreign Agents’

The measure is said to be a response to a U.S. requirement imposed on the state-owned RT television network, but it is far broader in scope.

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Scotland becomes minimum alcohol price trailblazer in bid to boost public health

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland is to become one of the first countries in the world to introduce minimum alcohol pricing in an attempt to tackle a worsening public health problem with binge drinking.

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U.S. Congress urged to require Chinese journalists to register as agents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A report to the U.S. Congress released on Wednesday accused Chinese state media entities of involvement in spying and propaganda and said their staff in the United States should be required to register as foreign agents.

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British Cybersecurity Chief Warns of Russian Hacking

The chief of the National Cyber Security Center said Russia recently tried to hack into Britain’s energy, media and telecommunications industries.

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European insurers lead U.S. rivals in coal exit: campaign group

LONDON (Reuters) - Insurers have pulled $20 billion out of coal investments, but most are European and none of the top nine U.S. insurers has taken "meaningful action", campaign group Unfriend Coal said on Wednesday.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Why Don’t Sanders Supporters Care About the Russia Investigation?

Discussing Trump’s ties to Putin could give us a chance to raise the issues that matter most to us: corruption and inequality.

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U.S. government shares technical details on North Korean hacking campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a technical alert about cyber attacks it said are sponsored by the North Korean government that have targeted the aerospace, telecommunications and financial industries since 2016.

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Sessions Says He Did Not Lie to Congress on Contacts with Russia

In a marathon session with the House Judiciary Committee, the attorney general said he could not recall a campaign adviser’s briefing on Russia but did remember stopping a Trump-Putin meeting.

News and News Media nytimes.com

Op-Docs: From Journalist to Hostage

When a reporter takes too many risks, who pays the price?

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Sessions changes statement about Trump campaign and Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions acknowledged on Tuesday he was aware of contact between Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian intermediaries, again modifying a previous statement about the extent of connections to Moscow.

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Sessions says he now recalls campaign meeting where Russia discussed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday he now recalls a meeting with then-candidate Donald Trump and aides where campaign connections to Russia were discussed, despite earlier testifying that he was unaware of any such contacts.

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Donald Trump Jr. Communicated With WikiLeaks During Presidential Campaign

Congressional investigators are examining Twitter conversations between the president’s son and the organization that released Democratic emails during 2016 campaign.

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Exchanges took place during the 2016 presidential campaign

According to a report from The Atlantic, Donald Trump Jr. was "in cahoots with WikiLeaks" three weeks before Mike Pence denied the campaign.

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BRIEF-Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings posts qtrly revenues of RMB425.6 mln

* ‍Total revenues for Q3 of 2017 increased by 18.2 pct to RMB425.6 million​

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UPDATE 1-Amazon to produce 'Lord of the Rings' television series

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has bought the global television rights to "The Lord of the Rings," the company said on Monday, in what may be its biggest and most expensive move yet to draw viewers to its streaming and shopping club Prime.

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Op-Ed Contributors: Don’t Muzzle Former C.I.A. Officers

Criticizing wrongheaded or shortsighted decisions by senior officials is very different from divulging classified information.

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Haste on Tax Measures May Leave a Trail of Loopholes

When moving a bill at breakneck speed, one law that cannot be repealed is the law of unintended consequences, as corporate tax provisions may prove.

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Amazon to produce 'Lord of the Rings' television series

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it bought the global television rights to 'The Lord of the Rings' for a series to premiere on its streaming service Prime Video.

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Journalists in Alabama are frustrated

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Campaign for Lebanese PM's return had 'positive results': Aoun

BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Michel Aoun has said the campaign waged by Lebanon to secure the return of Saad al-Hariri after his shock resignation as prime minister from Saudi Arabia on Nov. 4 has brought "positive results", a visitor to Aoun said on Monday.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Siding With the Enemy

President Trump won’t acknowledge Russia’s crime, of which he was the beneficiary.

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After a Disciplined Week in Asia, Trump Unloads on Critics

In a stream of tweets, he called those raising questions about Russia “haters and fools” and said he could call North Korea’s leader “short and fat.”

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Investigators probe Trump knowledge of campaign's Russia dealings: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has questioned Sam Clovis, co-chairman of President Donald Trump's election campaign, to determine if Trump or top aides knew of the extent of the campaign team's contacts with Russia, two sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.

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Russia Scandal Befalls Two Brothers: John and Tony Podesta

One was a victim of Russian interference in the 2016 election. The other is under investigation by Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel.

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A London Meeting of an Unlikely Group: How a Trump Adviser Came to Learn of Clinton ‘Dirt’

Interviews and records reveal new details about contacts between George Papadopoulos and self-described Kremlin intermediaries.

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Republican Senate campaign wing ends fundraising ties with Moore

(Reuters) - The Republican Party's Senate campaign wing severed its fundraising ties to Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Friday, a day after a woman accused him of initiating a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old.

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U.S. Republican Senate campaign wing ends fundraising tie with Moore: Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican Party's Senate campaign wing has severed its fundraising deal with Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore, Politico reported on Friday, a day after allegations emerged that he initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32.

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What happens after the #MeToo campaign?

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Two Border Cities Share Russian History — and a Sharp European Divide

While attached to Russia by ethnicity and emotion, residents of Narva, Estonia, say they would never actually want to live there.

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Battle for Rome's beachfront turns bloody with assault on journalist

ROME (Reuters) - A bloody attack on a journalist has prompted outrage in Italy and put the spotlight on suspected links between extreme right-wing politicians and organized crime in a notoriously unruly seaside suburb of Rome.

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Amid Trump cuts, Uber kicks off campaign to enroll drivers in Obamacare

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and some smaller technology companies are launching campaigns to publicize Obamacare enrollment among their contract workers after the Trump administration slashed government marketing for the health program by 90 percent.

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Airbus trails Boeing in orders heading into Dubai showdown

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus sold 24 aircraft and delivered 63 in October, leaving it well behind rival Boeing in the hunt for new orders going into next week's Dubai Airshow, but on course to reach its recently softened target of 700 deliveries for the year.

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Analysis: How a transgender journalist beat Virginia's 'chief homophobe'

On Tuesday night in Virginia, former journalist Danica Roem, a Democrat, knocked off 13-term Republican state Del. Bob Marshall. Roem's win quickly became a huge national news story as she became the first openly transgender person elected to a a state legislature in the US. What's more, her victory came against Marshall, who has called himself the state's 'chief homophobe.' For more on Roem and the race she ran, I reached out to Fenit Nirappil, who covered the race for The Washington Post. Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below.

Social Media nytimes.com

State of the Art: What Reality TV Teaches Us About Russia’s Influence Campaign

Like a twisted version of the producers of an unscripted TV show, Kremlin-linked trolls used fake personas to provoke very real drama.

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Why journalists are boycotting Disney films

Page, Carter nytimes.com

Trump Adviser Carter Page Describes Meeting With Russian Official During 2016 Campaign

The former adviser offered new details during eight hours of testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, which has released a transcript of his remarks.

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Op-Ed Contributors: The Lessons of Cyrus Vance’s Campaign Contributions

The current campaign finance system for district attorneys is eroding public trust and could lead to actual corruption.

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Catalonia's ex-leader granted freedom to campaign for independence

BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont was spared custody on Monday, when a Brussels court ruled he could remain at liberty in Belgium until it had heard Spanish charges against him of rebellion.

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U.S. judge keeps bail conditions for ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. District judge again declined to ease bail conditions for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and his business associate Richard Gates on Monday, saying they still needed to provide more financial information.

Russian Revolution (1917) nytimes.com

Red Century: What If the Russian Revolution Had Never Happened?

The events of October 1917 continue to shake the world today. And yet they almost didn’t take place.

Russian Revolution (1917) nytimes.com

Cherepovets Journal: In Russian City, a Time Capsule to Comrades of the Future

On the 50th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the youth of 1967 sent a message to those of 2017: “Stay true to Communism’s ideals.”

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Ex-Catalan leader granted freedom to campaign for independence

BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont was spared custody on Monday, when a Brussels court ruled he could remain at liberty in Belgium until it had heard Spanish allegations of rebellion against him.

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

Op-Ed Contributor: With Manafort, It Really Is About Russia, Not Ukraine

He helped Putin’s man in Ukraine. Did he help Putin in the U.S.?

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The Paradise Papers: Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments

Leaked files show that a state-controlled bank in Moscow helped to fuel Yuri Milner’s ascent in Silicon Valley, where the Russia investigation has put tech companies under scrutiny.

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The Paradise Papers: Commerce Secretary’s Offshore Ties to Putin ‘Cronies’

Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, retained investments in a shipping firm with business ties to Russian President Vladimir V. Putin’s inner circle.

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Thou shalt not kill: Catholic bishops start new Philippines prayer campaign

MANILA (Reuters) - A top Catholic archbishop on Sunday called for Filipinos to choose peace over violence and end a spate of drug-related killings that have divided the nation.

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Trump campaign aide met Russian officials in 2016: NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign met Russian government officials last year, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing testimony he gave this week to a U.S. congressional committee.

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Op-Ed Columnist: The Sleazy Case Against Mueller’s Probe

The suggestion that the Steele dossier has been discredited is discreditable to the point of being dishonest.

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

Trump Campaign Adviser Met With Russian Officials in 2016

Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, told House investigators he met with Russian government officials during a July 2016 trip to Moscow. He has long denied doing so.

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

Trump and Putin Explore Meeting on Sidelines of Asia Summit

Amid ever-worsening ties between the U.S. and Russia, the two presidents could discuss North Korea, Ukraine, Syria and Russian election meddling.

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EU calls on Malta to find journalist's 'barbarous' killers

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union vowed to ensure that Malta finds the “barbarous” assassins of a journalist being buried there on Friday and to resolve “potential structural problems” with the rule of law on the island.

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Trump says does not remember much about meeting with former campaign aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday said he did not remember much about a meeting last year with a former campaign aide who pleaded guilty this month as part of a federal probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. election campaign.

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Campaign adviser: Trump listened to Papadopoulos and 'heard him out'

A former Trump campaign adviser says Donald Trump listened to George Papadopoulos when he presented the idea of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Trump Says Justice Dept. and F.B.I. Must ‘Do What Is Right’ and Investigate Democrats

“Everybody is asking” why the agencies are not investigating “the dishonesty” tied to the 2016 election, the president says on Twitter.

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Trump and Sessions Denied Knowing About Russian Contacts. Records Suggest Otherwise.

Court documents show an aide trumpeted his Russian connections in front of Donald J. Trump during the campaign, the first concrete evidence Mr. Trump was told of Russian ties.

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Trump campaign adviser Clovis withdraws from consideration for administration post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sam Clovis, a top adviser to President Donald Trump during his election campaign, on Thursday withdrew his candidacy for a senior administration post, just days after he was linked to another aide who pleaded guilty in the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Putin’s Reality TV Opposition

Ksenia Sobchak is presenting herself as a strong opponent to Russia’s president. Is she more of a puppet?

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Paul Manafort’s Roots Run Deep in a Connecticut City

Mr. Manafort was not only born in once prosperous New Britain, but grew up in a family whose name dots the map of central Connecticut.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Robert Mueller in the Cross Hairs

If President Trump fires the special counsel, will we rise up?

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Journalist violently arrested in Virginia

A journalist was violently arrested while trying to pose a question to members of Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie's campaign, but the police involved say their actions were justified.

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Opinion: Papadopoulos and the Trump campaign's cocktail of stupid

Much is being made of Donald Trump, back when he was a Republican presidential candidate under pressure to show that he had a foreign policy team, referring to George Papadopoulos as "an oil and energy consultant, excellent guy," according to a recording produced by The Washington Post.

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Senators Press Tech Executives but Split on Russia’s Role in Trump’s Win

After months of avoiding a public debate about whether Russia helped tip the election, Republicans sought to portray the Kremlin-backed effort as a broader misinformation campaign.

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Danish submarine owner has not said how journalist died: police

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish inventor accused of murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on board his submarine did not say she died from carbon monoxide poisoning, police said on Wednesday, correcting an earlier statement.

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UK investigates Brexit campaign funding amid speculation of Russian meddling

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Electoral Commission is investigating whether a leading anti-EU campaigner breached referendum finance rules, after speculation mounted that Russia may have meddled in the Brexit vote.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Robert Mueller Will Never Get to the Bottom of Russia’s Meddling

To understand Vladimir Putin’s behavior, we have to actually understand his foreign policy.

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BRIEF-ECHOPOINT MEDIA SIGNS MEASUREMENT AGREEMENT FOR LOCAL TELEVISION RATINGS FROM NIELSEN​

* ECHOPOINT MEDIA HAS SIGNED A NEW MEASUREMENT AGREEMENT FOR LOCAL TELEVISION RATINGS AND QUALITATIVE INSIGHTS FROM NIELSEN​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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

Live Briefing: What to Watch For as the Intelligence Committees Grill Facebook, Twitter and Google

The committees are investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and want to know more about how the online platforms were used to sow discord and spread false information.

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Detained journalists informed Myanmar of filming plans, Turkish broadcaster says

YANGON (Reuters) - Turkey’s state broadcaster said a team of journalists filming a documentary in Myanmar had told the government of their plans before they were detained for attempting to fly a drone near the country’s parliament.

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

Mediator: Russia Inquiry Fails to Unite a Nation

The opacity of tech companies is matched by the efforts of some conservative media outlets to confuse and distract, leaving one to wonder how the nation will come together.

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Andrew Weissmann, Mueller’s Legal Pit Bull

Mr. Weissmann, on leave from the Justice Department, brings decades of experience prosecuting Mafia heads and white-collar crime to the Russia investigation.

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Washington Memo: A Capital Consumed by Talk of Scandal and Suspicion

A day after the first charges from the investigation into Russian election interference, the president seethed, his party ducked and the opposition chortled.

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

Editorial: That Crazy Talk About Robert Mueller

Ludicrous accusations would be laughable, but they are linked to a dangerous move by Trump allies to shut down the Russia investigation for good.

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Former Trump campaign adviser denies encouraging aide on Russia dealings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior adviser on President Donald Trump's campaign team, Sam Clovis, sought to distance himself on Tuesday from George Papadopoulos, an ex-campaign aide who has pleaded guilty in the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Stelter: Trump has a fog machine. Journalists have to see through it

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White House: Trump campaign gave Papadopoulos emails to special counsel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday the Trump campaign provided the special counsel investigating ties between it and Russia with emails involving George Papadopoulos, a campaign adviser who has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents about contacts with people who claimed to have ties to top Russian officials.

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Op-Ed Contributor: John Yoo: Trump Can Pardon Manafort. He Shouldn’t.

Alexander Hamilton would not approve.

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Former Trump campaign adviser denies encouraging aide to engage with Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sam Clovis, a former senior adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign, never encouraged George Papadopoulos, a one-time foreign policy campaign adviser, to improve relations between the United States and Russia, a lawyer for Clovis said on Tuesday.

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

Op-Ed Columnist: The Russia Scandal: Your Guide

It’s tempting to believe the worst about the Trump campaign. But it’s better to follow the facts.

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Ex-campaign adviser: Papadopoulos was just a coffee boy

Former Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo claims former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos had a limited role with the Trump campaign, calling him a 'coffee boy.'

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How to Fix Facebook? We Asked 9 Experts

Technologists, academics, politicians and journalists suggested ways to improve Facebook — as a product, a company or both.

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Critics Scoff as Kremlin Erects Monument to the Repressed

President Putin unveiled the sculpture, but critics say memorializing past wrongs by past governments does not address current misdeeds.

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Carter Page: Russia 'may have come up' in his Trump campaign emails

Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page admitted that the topic of Russia "may have come up" in emails with campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to charges of making a false statement to the FBI about his contact with Russian government officials.

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Trump Campaign Got Early Word Russia Had Democrats’ Emails

George Papadopoulos, a Trump campaign adviser, was told the Russians had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton and “thousands of emails” and were “open for cooperation.”

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Under Scrutiny From Mueller, Tony Podesta Resigns From His Lobbying Firm

The Podesta Group and another firm with which it had worked, Mercury Public Affairs, were referenced — though not by name — in Monday’s indictments.

Money Laundering nytimes.com

Paul Manafort’s Trail of Scandals

President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been charged with tax fraud and money laundering. But this isn’t Mr. Manafort’s first public scandal.

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

Op-Ed Columnist: The Plot Against America

Robert Mueller hands a gangster administration its first indictments.

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Editorial: Is the White House Scared Yet?

Robert Mueller III makes his move and goes to the heart of Donald Trump’s campaign.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Mueller’s Investigation Won’t Shake Trump’s Base

Republicans are demonstrating a striking degree of hypocrisy because of partisanship and “fake news.”

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Who Is George Papadopoulos?

Mr. Papadopoulos, formerly a Trump campaign foreign policy adviser, pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I. about meetings he had with a professor who had close ties to the Russian government.

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

Russian Influence Reached 126 Million Through Facebook Alone

Facebook and Google disclosed more about the scope of Russian agents’ use of their platforms in the 2016 election as they prepare for hearings before Congress.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Why George Papadopoulos Is More Dangerous Than Paul Manafort

For all of the talk about collusion with Russia, the adviser’s guilty plea is by far the most damning evidence of it.

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Opinion: Trump campaign heard this before the rest of us did

Michael Weiss says that Trump foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was told that the Russians were hacking emails well before this was reported as news.

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Highlights of the Special Counsel’s Case Against George Papadopoulos

Mr. Papadopoulos, an adviser to the Trump campaign, pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about his conversations with people linked to the Russian government.

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Highlights of the Special Counsel’s Case Against George Papadoupoulos

Mr. Papadoupoulos, an adviser to the Trump campaign, pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about his conversations with people linked to the Russian government.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Manafort Indictment Is Bad News for Trump

The president and his allies say it’s old news. They’re wrong.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

Submarine Inventor Admits Dismembering Swedish Journalist

Peter Madsen again denied killing Kim Wall, telling police interrogators in Copenhagen that she had died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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

Editorial Observer: Will the G.O.P. at Last Demand Answers on Trump and Russia?

The indictment of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates leaves Republicans in Congress no choice but to ask tough questions of the president and his aides.

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Former Trump campaign manager indicted in Russia probe, ex-aide guilty

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, surrendered to the FBI on Monday and another ex-aide pleaded guilty to lying to agents in the most serious steps yet of a federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

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News Analysis: For Trump, Indictment of Former Top Lieutenant Raises the Stakes

While the White House was relieved the charges did not bear directly on the president, allies said he may consider ways to short-circuit the investigation.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Will Manafort Sing?

If so, it may mark the beginning of the unraveling of this presidency.

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What It Means: The Indictment of Manafort and Gates

The indictment alleges a complicated scheme of fraud and deception by President Trump’s former campaign manager and his protégé. Both surrendered to the authorities on Monday.

Papadopoulos, George nytimes.com

Trump Campaign Adviser Met With Russian to Discuss ‘Dirt’ on Clinton

The adviser, George Papadopoulos, has pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I. about that conversation, according to documents unsealed Monday.

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Danish inventor admits dismembering journalist Kim Wall but denies murder

A Danish inventor has admitted to dismembering the body of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his privately build submarine but continues to deny killing her, Danish police said.

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Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort indicted on conspiracy, other charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, was indicted on charges of money laundering and conspiracy against the United States, the most serious step yet in a special counsel investigation into Russian links with Trump's 2016 White House campaign.