President Trump emerged from his historic summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday saying he doesn’t believe that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Trump deflects criticism with moral relativism, a tactic popularly known as “whataboutism.” Evidently, his Russian counterpart shares that tendency.
Just hours after the disastrous summit in Helsinki, the FBI arrested a Russian gun-rights activist with links to the NRA and the Trump campaign and charged her as a foreign agent.
Back in 2016, 122 Republican foreign policy experts denounced the campaign of Donald Trump, charging among other things that Trump’s “admiration for foreign dictators such as Vladimir Putin is unacceptable for the leader of the world’s greatest democracy.”
At the conclusion of President Trump's extraordinary joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, critical reaction flooded in from members of the media, political analysts and government officials, but none resonated more than that of CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.
Russian President Vladimir Putin did not explicitly deny whether Moscow had collected compromising information on President Trump when asked at a press conference in Helsinki.
Sam Husseini, who was covering the press conference for the Nation, was removed by Secret Service agents. “You’re grabbing me? For what? I’m telling you what I’m doing,” Husseini said. “I’m being totally open. What the hell.”
Former US president Barack Obama paid a visit to his extended family in Kenya Monday, on his first trip to the country since 2015 during which he will open a youth center. Obama arrived in his father’s native Kenya on Sunday, where he paid courtesy calls on President Uhuru Kenyatta and main opposition leader Raila Odinga. On Monday he flew to the west of the country, where under extremely tight security he paid a visit to the home of his step-grandmother Sarah Obama in the village of Kogelo, an AFP reporter said.
The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term American president and Russia’s steely-eyed longtime leader is anybody’s guess. What Trump wants from Russia has long been one of the great mysteries of his presidency.
Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. With midterm elections getting into high gear, we’re looking at the growing mistrust between voters and what they read online. A recent survey has revealed that Americans estimate that 65 percent of news coverage they see on social media contains misinformation — or as President Trump might call it, “fake news.”
Protesters in the Finnish capital on Sunday denounced the meeting of a "man-baby" and "evil spy" as Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin prepared to go head to head in a historic summit clouded by Russia's alleged manipulation of the 2016 US election.
France celebrated Bastille Day on Saturday with a colorful military parade in Paris presided over by President Emmanuel Macron, and it was hoping the party would continue later on Sunday when the national soccer team meets Croatia in the World Cup final in Russia. Standing on a military vehicle flanked by motorcycle escorts and led by a cavalry procession, Macron rode down the Champs-Élysées, Paris’s most famous boulevard, for his second July 14 parade, cheered by hundreds of spectators. Bastille Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789, a key event in the French Revolution.
English far-right activists cheered on Saturday when a large cut out picture of Trump was unveiled during a march through central London. The few thousand strong group were made up of those who were on a "Welcome Trump" march and another larger one in support of the jailed far-right activist, Tommy Robinson.
From the capital of Edinburgh to seaside golf resorts, thousands in Scotland staged colorful, peaceful protests against Donald Trump on Saturday as the president played golf at one of his luxury retreats.
On Monday in Helsinki, it will be President Trump’s turn to take the measure of the former KGB agent steeped in the cloak-and-dagger culture of Cold War espionage. Vladimir Putin has shown himself to be not only utterly ruthless, but also arguably the greatest geopolitical risk taker of his generation of leaders.
A giant balloon depicting Donald Trump as an orange, screaming, diaper-clad baby flew outside the British Parliament on Friday, launched by protesters deploying caustic humor against the U.S. president's first official visit to the U.K. (Reuters)
The long-awaited indictment reveals startling new details about Russia’s 2016 election efforts -- including the leasing of U.S. based servers paid for with bitcoin — and fills out key gaps in the story of how top officials of one of Vladimir Putin’s premier intelligence services, known as the GRU, plotted to meddle in both U.S. congressional races and the presidential race.
Even for an administration whose highs and lows seem to follow one another with dizzying speed, the week that was proved especially turbulent.
Special counsel Robert Mueller charges 12 Russian intelligence officials with hacking the Democratic National Committee's server, a claim Trump once mocked.
On the corner of West Houston and Varick Streets in New York City is a towering beige building. The Varick Street building is home to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) processing center, where immigrants are detained and appear before an immigration court. According to data from ICE, the total number of immigrant arrests in New York City has increased by more than 65 percent in just the last year.
President Trump dismissed an article published by England's the Sun as “fake news” and suggested the White House had a recording that would prove it. Though Trump declared his press shop would release the tape, the White House did not respond to multiple requests from Yahoo News asking for the recording.
President Trump doubled down Friday on his assertion that immigration has damaged the cultural fabric of Europe, while British Prime Minister Theresa May said it “has been good” for the United Kingdom.
Trump spent the last day of a four-day visit to Britain at his luxury Turnberry golf resort in southwest Scotland ahead of a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Sunday.