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Exclusive: Sources contradict Sessions' testimony he opposed Russia outreach

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony that he opposed a proposal for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team to meet with Russians has been contradicted by three people who told Reuters they have spoken about the matter to investigators with Special Counsel Robert Mueller or congressional committees. ...

Republicans to Trump: Let Mueller do his job

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican senators warned President Donald Trump on Sunday not to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and said the president must let federal investigators looking into Russian meddling in the U.S. election do their jobs. ...

Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory. ...

Republican lawmakers concerned by Facebook data leak

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several U.S. Republican lawmakers expressed concern over privacy violations on Sunday after media reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign gained inappropriate access to 50 million Facebook users' data. ...

Putin says 'nonsense' to think Russia would poison spy in Britain

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday it was nonsense to think that Moscow would have poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who are critically ill in a British hospital. ...

U.S. tariffs, China trade tensions overshadow G20 finance meeting

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Buenos Aires (Reuters) - Worries about the potential for a U.S.-China trade war and frustration over U.S. President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs threatened to dominate a gathering of finance leaders this week amid strengthening growth. ...

Top executive resigns from Cohen's Point72 after lawsuit, fundraising

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

(Reuters) - Douglas Haynes has resigned as president of Point72 Asset Management LP, a spokeswoman for billionaire Steven Cohen's investment firm said on Sunday, as the company and Haynes face a lawsuit claiming women are subject to a hostile working environment. ...

Congress aims for six-month shutdown ... of budget squabbles

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress, facing yet another government shutdown deadline at midnight on Friday, will try this week to approve a massive spending bill that would end lawmakers' nettlesome budget infighting, at least through Sept. 30. ...

Maduro challenger shakes up Venezuela's presidential vote

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

CARACAS (Reuters) - At each other's throats for two decades, militants of Venezuela's socialist state and opposition seldom agree on anything. Yet mention the name of presidential candidate Henri Falcon, and both are liable to spit. ...

Syria's Assad visits army in eastern Ghouta as rebels in talks

Sun, Mar 18, 2018

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday visited Syrian soldiers who appear close to defeating the last major opposition foothold near Damascus and met some of the many thousands of people uprooted during the government offensive. ...

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