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Donald Trump cleared of collusion charges with Russia, but Robert Mueller offers no answer on whether US president obstructed justice
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Donald Trump cleared of collusion charges with Russia, but Robert Mueller offers no answer on whether US president obstructed justice

When it comes to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, special counsel Robert Mueller drew no conclusion at all. That put the obstruction question in the hands of Attorney General William Barr and his deputy. They found there wasn't enough evidence to prove Trump had committed that crime.

On back foot, Democrats demand release of full Mueller report on Russian interference in 2016 polls, says doesn't exonerate Donald Trump
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On back foot, Democrats demand release of full Mueller report on Russian interference in 2016 polls, says doesn't exonerate Donald Trump

Top congressional Democrats said Sunday it was "urgent" that the full report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election be publicly released, stressing it does not exonerate Donald Trump.

Thomas Friedman warns of Russia meddling in 2019 LS polls, says Facebook must be made accountable
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Thomas Friedman warns of Russia meddling in 2019 LS polls, says Facebook must be made accountable

Warning Indians of Russia meddling in the Lok Sabha Election, noted political thinker and author Thomas Friedman said, 'If you think they will not be playing in your elections, you are not paying attention.'

Donald Trump hasn't 'risen to the mantle' of presidency, says incoming Utah Senator Mitt Romney
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Donald Trump hasn't 'risen to the mantle' of presidency, says incoming Utah Senator Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee in 2012, has slammed US president Donald Trump, saying his conduct over the past two years, particularly his recent actions, is "evidence that he has not risen to the mantle of the office"

China denies Donald Trump's allegation of its meddling in US elections, demands Washington to show 'mutual respect'
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China denies Donald Trump's allegation of its meddling in US elections, demands Washington to show 'mutual respect'

Accusations of election meddling are especially sensitive in the US, given the political maelstrom over Russia's alleged intervention to support Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential vote

Data breach case: CBI writes to Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, Global Science Research seeking information for inquiry
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Data breach case: CBI writes to Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, Global Science Research seeking information for inquiry

CBI's move comes in the wake of a "Preliminary Enquiry (PE)" it registered against the firms after receiving a reference from the Centre to start a probe into the matter on 8 August.

Hours ahead of Helsinki summit, Washington and allies fear Trump may barter away strategic interests
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Hours ahead of Helsinki summit, Washington and allies fear Trump may barter away strategic interests

As Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit in Helsinki draws closer, there is speculation that the Russian president may have some ingratiating information on Trump's business dealings which he could put to good use in a one-on-one meet

British lawmakers publish written evidence provided by Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie
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British lawmakers publish written evidence provided by Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie

A committee of British lawmakers on Thursday published written evidence provided by a whistleblower who says information about 50 million Facebook users ended up in the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

Prosecutors in Brazil to investigate if Cambridge Analytica created psychographic profiles using private data of Brazilian users
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Prosecutors in Brazil to investigate if Cambridge Analytica created psychographic profiles using private data of Brazilian users

Brazil will look whether Cambridge Analytica illegally tried to use the data of millions of Brazilians to create psychographic profiles.

Donald Trump administration sanctions 19 Russians over interfernce in 2016 US election, cyber attacks
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Donald Trump administration sanctions 19 Russians over interfernce in 2016 US election, cyber attacks

The Trump administration on Thursday imposed sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election

Ex-White House adviser Michael Flynn moving to cooperate with Robert Mueller's probe, says report
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Ex-White House adviser Michael Flynn moving to cooperate with Robert Mueller's probe, says report

Lawyers for Michael Flynn notified the president's legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the investigation by special prosecutor Robert Mueller

US court may begin train against former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in May 2018
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US court may begin train against former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in May 2018

The trial of Paul Manafort, who served as United States President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, may begin in May 2018, a federal judge has announced.

US should have anticipated Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 election, says FBI chief
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US should have anticipated Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 election, says FBI chief

Without getting into specifics about what activities the FBI sees currently, McCabe implied that the meddling has not stopped.

Facebook's Custom Audience tool was used to target misleading ads to influence voters: Report
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Facebook's Custom Audience tool was used to target misleading ads to influence voters: Report

The Russians had used the re-targeting tool to target those who had visited their Facebook campaigns and display ads previously.

Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was registered as a woman in 2016 US poll records: Media reports
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Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was registered as a woman in 2016 US poll records: Media reports

US President Donald Trumps son-in-law Jared Kushner voted in Novembers US presidential election as a woman, the media reported on Thursday

Donald Trump rues he is subject to double standards, says eldest son is innocent
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Donald Trump rues he is subject to double standards, says eldest son is innocent

US president Donald Trump on Wednesday rued that he is being subject to double standards by the media and said his eldest son was "innocent", amid a furore after disclosure that Trump Jr met with a Russian source during his father's election campaign against Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump appears to confirm he's under probe for firing James Comey, slams it as witch-hunt
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Donald Trump appears to confirm he's under probe for firing James Comey, slams it as witch-hunt

US president Donald Trump on Friday appeared to confirm for the first time that he was being probed for firing FBI chief James Comey.

Russia state has never been involved in election hacking, says Vladimir Putin
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Russia state has never been involved in election hacking, says Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected suggestions that elections anywhere could be manipulated by hackers, and denied that his government had ever done it or would do so.

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov visits US, meets Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson
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Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov visits US, meets Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday held talks in Washington with President Donald Trump and his American counterpart Rex Tillerson on a host of issues, amid a raging political storm over the abrupt sacking of the FBI chief who was probing Russia's meddling in the US polls.

Top Obama era officials set to testify in US Congress on alleged Russian interference in 2016 presidential polls
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Top Obama era officials set to testify in US Congress on alleged Russian interference in 2016 presidential polls

The scandal over Russian meddling in last year's presidential election returns to the forefront of Washington politics after weeks of quiet on Monday, when two top officials from the Obama administration are set to testify in Congress.