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Russian lawyer used U.S. government cash for lavish meals, hotels

The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. during his father’s campaign has a taste for the finer things in life — as long as the U.S. government is footing the bill. Starting in late 2015, Natalia Veselnitskaya was one of the attorneys repping Russian real estate conglomerate Prevezon in a money laundering case brought by then-Manhattan U.S. Attorney ...

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Judge exempts grandparents of U.S. citizens from Trump travel ban

President Trump’s temporary ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries cannot stop grandparents and other relatives of United States citizens from entering the country, a U.S. judge said on Thursday. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu also opens the door for more refugees and deals Trump a fresh courtroom defeat in a long back-and-forth over an ...

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Judge exempts grandparents of U.S. citizens from Trump travel ban

President Trump’s temporary ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries cannot stop grandparents and other relatives of United States citizens from entering the country, a U.S. judge said on Thursday. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu also opens the door for more refugees and deals Trump a fresh courtroom defeat in a long back-and-forth over an ...

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U.S. barely beats tiny Martinique in CONCACAF Gold Cup, 3-2

Jordan Morris put the United States back on track in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Morris’ second goal of the game broke a tie in the 76th minute, and the U.S. edged tiny Martinique 3-2 Wednesday night after wasting a two-goal lead against a team that is not even a member of FIFA. That hardly mattered to Jordan and his teammates, ...

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U.S. Women's Open golfers sadly won't tackle Trump remarks

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Michelle Wie hasn’t turned out to be the Tiger Woods of women’s golf, as was predicted a decade ago, or even anything close. Yet she is still the most recognizable name in her sport to the average fan, and so you wanted to hear what she had to say on Tuesday about all that comes with playing ...

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High-level talks between U.S. and Russia set to resume

WASHINGTON — The United States and Russia are set to resume a series of high-level talks that Moscow scrapped after the Trump administration announced new sanctions. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says that Undersecretary of State Tom Shannon and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov will meet on Monday in Washington. The dialogue had been set up to address irritants ...

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Apparent blast damages U.S. Air Force recruiting center in Okla.

An apparent explosion tore open the doors to a U.S. Air Force recruiting center in Oklahoma on Monday night. The suspected blast mangled the entrance around 10:30 p.m. and scattered debris on a sidewalk outside the military recruitment center in the southeast Tulsa suburb of Bixby, photos show. Witnesses told KJRH-TV they saw a motorcyclist toss a pipe bomb at ...

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GOP lawmakers want to give baby Charlie Gard U.S. residency

The U.S. should grant terminally ill Charlie Gard and his parents legal residency so the British baby can undergo trial treatment stateside, a pair of Republican lawmakers argued. Reps. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) and Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) said Friday they would introduce a bill to bring the family to America — days after a European court ruled little Charlie should be ...

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North Korea and China also interfered in U.S. election: Priebus

North Korea and China joined Russia in meddling with recent American elections, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Sunday, in one of the few times someone from the Trump administration has named other countries that allegedly attacked campaigns. Speaking to “Fox News Sunday,” Priebus backed up the vague claims from President Trump that Russia was not alone in ...

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North Korea slams U.S. bombing drill as 'military provocations'

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean state media have sharply criticized a recent practice bombing run by two U.S. B-1B bombers on the Korean peninsula, calling it a dangerous move raising the risk of nuclear war. A commentary Sunday in the ruling party’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper accused the U.S. of “reckless military provocations” and said the danger of nuclear war ...

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