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Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 05:02 AM EST

Trump Adviser: Russian Meddling 'Incontrovertible'

Trump Adviser: Russian Meddling 'Incontrovertible'

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 11:17 PM EST

Rubio: 'Broken' System Caused Shooting, Not Lack of Gun Ban

Rubio: 'Broken' System Caused Shooting, Not Lack of Gun Ban

Following the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people, parents are calling for change and are demanding that political leaders take action. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 11:30 PM EST

Russian Election Plot Touched Even Minor Trump Supporters

Russian Election Plot Touched Even Minor Trump Supporters

The request was simple: organize or attend a sign-waving rally supporting Donald Trump. But some of the Florida Republicans on the receiving end of those requests now know that they didn't come from Republican...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 11:27 PM EST

Biden, in Public and Private, Tiptoes Toward a 2020 Run

Biden, in Public and Private, Tiptoes Toward a 2020 Run

Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides. Huddled in his newly opened office...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 05:09 PM EST
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By Sadef Kully

Here Are Some of the Social Media Accounts Russians Created

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Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 12:09 PM EST

Parkland Shooting Survivor Calls 'BS' on Politicians' Gun Stance

Parkland Shooting Survivor Calls 'BS' on Politicians' Gun Stance

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High senior Emma Gonzalez had a message for president Donald Trump and for other politicians on their failure to enact sensible gun laws: "BS." Gonzalez was one of several...

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 08:22 AM EST

Trump 'No Collusion' Indictment Claim Overreaches: Analysis

Trump 'No Collusion' Indictment Claim Overreaches: Analysis

President Donald Trump has consistently pushed back against the idea of Russia meddling in the election that put him in power, dismissing that claim as a hoax and an affront to the legitimacy of his victory. N...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 03:53 AM EST

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

For years, President Donald Trump pushed back against the idea of election meddling, dismissing it as a hoax and an affront to the legitimacy of his victory. Now, in a 37-page indictment, special counsel Robert...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 03:45 AM EST

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

If Mitt Romney becomes Utah's next senator, he will be far from the typical freshman. The 2012 Republican nominee for president is among the best-known names in U.S. politics, with a long career that includes...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 01:14 PM EST

Social Media Firms Got Played by Russian Agents: Indictment

Social Media Firms Got Played by Russian Agents: Indictment

Friday's election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists....

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