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As midterm election closes in, Donald Trump preps latest Russia probe counterpunch; will declassify a trove of documents
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As midterm election closes in, Donald Trump preps latest Russia probe counterpunch; will declassify a trove of documents

Ahead of midterm election season, Donald Trump preps latest Russia probe punch; will declassify a trove of documents

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Donald Trump text messages; US President asks if this means end of Russia probe
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FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Donald Trump text messages; US President asks if this means end of Russia probe

The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation over text messages criticizing US President Donald Trump.

US midterm elections: Stung by womens' uprising, men scramble to seek refuge in Donald Trump's party
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US midterm elections: Stung by womens' uprising, men scramble to seek refuge in Donald Trump's party

Two prominent data patterns have emerged in the run up to the November midterms in the United States - men are sticking with the Republican party and women are leaning Democratic at a higher rate than men do. The latter is no surprise, that pattern has held for decades; the first one is more striking and has roots in a perceived or real threat to white/ male dominance, says exciting new research informed by the debris left behind by the 2016 US elections.

Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki: US President questions intelligence agencies, not Putin, on Russia meddling in 2016 US elections
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Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki: US President questions intelligence agencies, not Putin, on Russia meddling in 2016 US elections

Standing next to Russia's Vladimir Putin, US President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to Trump's benefit and seemed to accept Putin's insistence that Russia's hands were clean. Putin said he did indeed want to Trump to win — because of his policies — but took no action to make it happen.

12 Russian intelligence officers charged with hacking Democratic party computer networks during US 2016 election
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12 Russian intelligence officers charged with hacking Democratic party computer networks during US 2016 election

The US Justice Department announced charges Friday against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.

Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort jailed; judge revokes house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in Mueller probe
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Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort jailed; judge revokes house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in Mueller probe

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

US primaries: Big night for 56 women candidates while Republicans, Democrats both escape unhurt ahead of midterms
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US primaries: Big night for 56 women candidates while Republicans, Democrats both escape unhurt ahead of midterms

With the prospect of a "blue wave" in the November elections, Republicans and Democrats escaped major embarrassment Wednesday after US primaries across eight states while women seeking elected office in historic numbers cleared a big hurdle with at least 56 female candidates making the cut

Vladimir Putin scoffs at US indictment of Russians in campaign probe; calls charges 'ridiculous'
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Vladimir Putin scoffs at US indictment of Russians in campaign probe; calls charges 'ridiculous'

Russian President Vladimir Putin ridiculed the U.S. indictment of 13 Russians in a television interview broadcast Monday, scoffing at the notion that a person described as his chef could interfere with a U.S. presidential election.

US midterm elections 2018: Record number of women candidates fueled by #MeToo movement but uphill battles remain
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US midterm elections 2018: Record number of women candidates fueled by #MeToo movement but uphill battles remain

Women running for office are due to hit another threshold with a record number of candidates for the U.S. Senate, but actually winning those seats and changing the face of the chamber are a different matter.

Mike Pompeo says US 'will not tolerate' Russian interference in 2018 midterm elections
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Mike Pompeo says US 'will not tolerate' Russian interference in 2018 midterm elections

Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that the administration will take "appropriate countermeasures" to fight what he called "continued efforts" by Russia to meddle in November's vote. He did not elaborate on the Russian interference or say what the countermeasures would be but said there was much more work to be done to stop Russia's efforts.

Russia trying to interfere in 2018 midterm elections, top US officials warn Congress
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Russia trying to interfere in 2018 midterm elections, top US officials warn Congress

Senior Trump administration officials warned Congress on Tuesday of ongoing efforts by Russia to interfere in the 2018 midterm congressional elections as the federal government prepares to hand out $380 million in election security funding to states.

US Justice Department turns the screws on FBI; wants to know if spy infiltrated Donald Trump campaign
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US Justice Department turns the screws on FBI; wants to know if spy infiltrated Donald Trump campaign

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday agreed to expand its investigation into alleged Russia collusion in the 2016 election to include "any irregularities" involving FBI tactics on Trump's presidential campaign, a White House spokeswoman said.

Florida governor Rick Scott calls for FBI director Christopher Wray's resignation following school shootout that killed 17
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Florida governor Rick Scott calls for FBI director Christopher Wray's resignation following school shootout that killed 17

Governor of Florida state Rick Scott on Saturday urged the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to resign in the wake of the agency's admission that it failed to follow up on an earlier tip over the shooter who killed 17 people in a Florida high school