The intelligence shocks the White House and put US security chiefs on a top-secret crisis footing to figure out how to react
'When was the last time an actor assassinated a president? I want to qualify, I am not an actor. I lie for a living'
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The Post says that as soon as the intelligence on Putin came in, the White House viewed it as a deep national security threat. A secret intelligence task force was created to firm up the information and ready possible responses.
Asked point blank if Mueller should recuse himself from the Russia probe, Trump says: 'Well, he's very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome. But he's also – we're going to have to see.'
'China is willing to maintain communication and coordination with relevant parties including the United States to ease tensions on the peninsula,' says State Councillor Yang Jiechi
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The admission throws a new twist into allegations, fed by James Comey's own claims, that US President Donald Trump wanted the Federal Bureau of Investigation to pull back on its probe into the Russia scandal
Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper claims Trump is toying with the idea of a preemptive strike on North Korea to divert attention from a domestic political crisis
The president seizes on the result of a closely-watched special election in Georgia as a vote of confidence
(UPDATED) The extent to which Beijing can influence Pyongyang is a key issue in trying to defuse the North Korea crisis
British press reports after the speech say the visit was clearly now in jeopardy, but a spokesman for May insists the invitation has not been revoked
(UPDATED) Republican Karen Handel wins a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election in Georgia, US media project, salvaging a seat in traditional conservative territory
A blog post by Upguard says the researchers are able to view 'names, dates of birth, home addresses, phone numbers, and voter registration details, as well as data described as 'modeled' voter ethnicities and religions'
US President Donald Trump claims he is being investigated for obstruction of justice, but his lawyer says otherwise
President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, and their son Barron head to a presidential retreat for the weekend
French officials 'have decided to set up a priority research program for the fight against climate change,' says the environment ministry
US officials say Rodman traveled to North Korea as a private citizen, despite speculation he was working as an unofficial emissary for President Donald Trump
Havana decries the 'hostile rhetoric that recalls the time of open confrontation,' and the 'return to the coercive methods of the past'
US President Donald Trump's review of the deal is limited. He will not break the diplomatic ties Barack Obama worked so carefully to restore, nor does he plan to impose new trade sanctions.
(3rd UPDATE) This appears to be the first public confirmation that US President Donald Trump is being investigated for obstruction of justice
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'You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history – led by some very bad and conflicted people!' President Donald Trump says in a tweet
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Steph Curry expects the issue to eventually be discussed as a group, but says he won't go to the White House
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The shift toward investigating the US president in connection with the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election began days after Trump fired James Comey as FBI director on May 9, the Washington Post reports
(UPDATED) Trump praises the 'heroic' acts of law enforcement in subduing the shooter, identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, who died of gunshot wounds sustained when police engaged him
(4th UPDATE) A rifle-wielding critic of President Donald Trump opens fire on US lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game, seriously wounding a top Republican congressman and 3 others
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The Warriors deny reports they've 'unanimously' decided against visiting the White House, but Andre Iguodala expresses his personal objection
'Climate change is like a fever' that must be fought, Ban Ki-Moon tells a conference in Madrid, saying he was deeply concerned about the US withdrawal. 'I think President Trump is standing on the wrong side of history.'
Rodman says he wants to 'open the door' to the regime and claims that US President Donald Trump would be pleased with his mission
(UPDATED) Sessions fiercely denounces allegations that he acted improperly during a series of meetings with Russian officials – or that he knew of any attempt at collusion by a member of the Trump campaign team
A White House statement says the two leaders will meet June 29-30 to discuss ways of building on what America frequently calls its 'ironclad' alliance with South Korea
It comes as political intrigue pulses through the US capital following explosive testimony by former FBI chief James Comey before the same panel last week, and as Trump has expressed frustrations with Sessions
Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy makes the comments on the eve of testimony at the Senate Intelligence Committee by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Trump-Russia probe
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit keeps in place a lower court injunction on the ban, arguing the president has overstepped his authority and his executive order discriminated against travelers based on their nationality
The two leaders will meet on June 26 for the first time after Modi arrives in Washington for a two-day visit
(UPDATED) French minister Nicolas Hulot says US allies are determined not to let Trump's controversial climate stance 'poison' cooperation on other ecological issues, and said the world could work around the US position
The suit to be unveiled June 12 centers on the so-called emoluments clause, which bans US officials from taking gifts or other benefits from foreign governments