On Mexico trip, Pompeo urged to reunite families at border
The secretary of state acknowledged "bumps in the road between our two countries"
Roger Stone says he's "probably" the unnamed person in hacking indictment
The indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers alleges the conspirators communicated with an unnamed individual
Trump, Putin to meet at 19th-century presidential palace
HELSINKI (AP) — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet Monday at Finnish presidential palace in Helsinki that overlooks the Baltic Sea — the same venue where two of their predecessors met in 1990. Finnish President Sauli Niinisto’s office said the American and Russian leaders will hold their summit at the 19th-century Presidential Palace, located [...]
Trump responds to Russian hacking indictment by blaming Obama
President Trump has not yet publicly condemned the hacking allegedly committed by Russian intelligence officials
Trump’s mind on unrelated issues before Putin summit
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting about golf, blaming his predecessor for election hacking and hate-watching CNN, two days before a high-stakes summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Trump is spending the weekend at his seaside Trump Turnberry golf resort in Glasgow, Scotland. Aides had said he’d be busy preparing for Monday’s summit [...]
Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries to demonstrate international support for severing Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska’s control of Rusal, the aluminum manufacturing giant sanctioned by Washington. Documents made public by the Justice Department show that Mercury LLC drafted messages for at least [...]
What do Mueller's indictments tell us about what's next for Russia probe?
CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" from Washington to discuss the Justice Department's indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for tampering with the 2016 U.S. election and what the timing of the announcement might tell us about special counsel Robert Mueller's strategy for the Russia election meddling probe.
Trump pursuit of Putin bromance highlights policy disconnect
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s persistence in pursuing a bromance with Vladimir Putin has highlighted a growing disconnect within his administration over Russia policy. Trump speaks fondly of Putin and a desire for better relations with Moscow, but the rest of his executive branch remains highly critical and deeply suspicious of the Russian president [...]
Nuclear arms race is an expected topic for Trump-Putin talks
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump seems of two minds on nuclear weapons. He muses about eliminating them but also has called for a U.S. buildup and bragged about his nuclear “button.” In March, while forecasting a face-to-face meeting on this topic with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump said in the same breath that an [...]
Top state election officials meet amid security concerns
Conference is sandwiched between indictments of 12 Russian military intelligence officers for alleged hacking and Trump's long-awaited talks with Putin
How will charges against Russian intelligence officers affect Trump-Putin summit?
Sahil Kapur, national political reporter for Bloomberg News, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the next steps in Robert Mueller's investigation following the Justice Department's indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for alleged hacking during the 2016 election, how the charges will affect Monday's summit between President Trump and Vladimir Putin and the president's Supreme Court justice nominee.
Protests follow Trump to Scotland
President Trump is spending the weekend at one of his golf resorts in Scotland as he prepares for Monday’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland. On Friday, hundreds of protestors demonstrated in Glasgow, Scotland’s second-largest city, against Mr. Trump's visit to the U.K. Roxana Saberi reports from Turnberry, Scotland.
Mueller probe indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers in DNC hacking
The Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian military officers for tampering with the 2016 U.S. election. The indictment alleges the Russian agents hacked into the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and then released tens of thousands of stolen emails. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the charges less than 72 hours before Mr. Trump's high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The White House did not issue any condemnation of the attack. Errol Barnett reports.
Search on for paraglider who flew over resort where Trump is staying
Detective Inspector Stephen McCulloch said the protester breached a no-fly zone and committed a criminal offense
Cuba to reshape government with new constitution
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is revealing new details about plans to reshape its government, courts and economy with a constitutional reform set to be approved by the national assembly this month. The reform of the 1976 constitution would create the position of prime minister alongside the president, splitting the roles of head of government and [...]
UN official: Algerian migrant expulsions resume in desert
PARIS (AP) — A U.N. migration official says Algeria’s government has resumed expelling migrants into the Sahara Desert to die. The head of the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration in Niger, Giuseppe Loprete, tweeted Saturday that 391 migrants from 16 countries were abandoned at the border. The Associated Press reported last month that Algeria has [...]
Trump in Scotland ahead of high-stakes summit with Putin
President Trump said in a tweet Saturday he "will be at Trump Turnberry for two days of meetings, calls and hopefully, some golf - my primary form of exercise!"
Italy transfers migrants off ship, but refuses them entry
ROME (AP) — Italy has transferred 451 migrants from a big fishing boat onto two border patrol vessels in the Mediterranean, but says they should be sent to Malta or Libya — not Italy. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who has forced migration to the top of Europe’s agenda by refusing rescue boats access to Italian [...]
UK police search for paraglider who flew over Trump resort
LONDON (AP) — Scottish police say they are trying to trace a paraglider who flew a Greenpeace protest banner over the golf resort that President Donald Trump is staying at. Detective Inspector Stephen McCulloch said the protester breached a no-fly zone over Turnberry hotel and committed a criminal offence. Greenpeace said the glider carried a [...]
Explosive devices thrown at ex-Sinn Fein leader’s home
LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland’s Sinn Fein says that the homes of former leader Gerry Adams and another prominent party member have been attacked with explosive devices. The republican party condemned the attacks in Belfast on Friday night. No one was injured. Gerry Kelly, a spokesman for Sinn Fein, said two devices were thrown, with [...]
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