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Reports: 2 killed, dozens detained in gay purge in Chechnya

MOSCOW (AP) – LGBT activists said Monday that at least two people have died and about 40 people detained in what has been described as a new crackdown on gay people in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The new allegations come after reports [...]

Russia dismisses reports of prisoner swap with US

MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry has dismissed suggestions that an American arrested in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be used in a prisoner swap for a Russian held in the United States. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, [...]

Michael Williams, Georgia ‘deportation bus’ candidate, reports to jail

ATLANTA — A Republican gubernatorial candidate in Georgia who campaigned in a “deportation bus” has turned himself in to county jail after being indicted on charges including insurance fraud. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports an [...]

Trump says he doesn’t know acting AG, despite reports of Oval Office meetings

AP Photo/Evan Vucci Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump defended acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as a “highly respected man” on Friday, while also claiming he didn’t know him [...]

Trump Says He Believes Khashoggi Is Dead, Citing Intelligence Reports

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Thursday that he believes the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he expressed confidence in intelligence reports from multiple sources that strongly suggest a high-level Saudi role in [...]

France Investigates Reports Interpol President Is Missing in China

PARIS — The French authorities said on Friday that they had opened an investigation after the president of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, a Chinese national, was reported missing during a trip to China. Mr. Meng’s wife reported him missing [...]

Don McGahn leaving Donald Trump White House after reports of Robert Mueller cooperation

White House counsel Don McGahn, who played a key role in President Trump’s transformation of the federal judiciary and worked to stave off the growing threat of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, will leave the White House in [...]

Donald Trump considering pardon for Paul Manafort, Fox reports

A Fox News journalist said Wednesday evening that in an interview with President Trump, he told her that he was considering pardoning Paul Manafort. Ainsley Earhardt, appearing on Fox’s “Hannity” program on Wednesday evening, said that [...]

Trump Now Says He Accepts U.S. Intelligence Reports on Russian Election Meddling

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Mr. Trump was widely criticized — including by many in his own party — for what had been viewed as his unprecedented deference to the Russian president on Monday. Source: NYT > World

Mulvaney swats away reports that he might replace Kelly as chief of staff

Republicans close to the White House have said Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney is seen as a possible successor to chief of staff John Kelly. | Mark [...]