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  • The FBI inquiry into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election is focusing on President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and key adviser, Jared Kushner, in connection with his meetings with Russian officials last year.

    U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner.
    LAST UPDATE : May 26, 2017, 8:22 AM EDT
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  • Former FBI chief Robert Mueller

    Amid growing calls for an independent inquiry into the links between the Trump campaign and Russia, the U.S. Justice Department appointed ex-FBI chief Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead the ongoing probe.

    LAST UPDATE : May 18, 2017, 7:41 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump has in the past heaped praise on former national security adviser.

    U.S. President, under pressure over divulging classified facts to Russian officials, reportedly urged ex-FBI chief James Comey to drop an inquiry that probes ties between ex-national security adviser and Moscow.

    LAST UPDATE : May 17, 2017, 7:35 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump met Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week.

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s brief tenure in the White House added yet another controversy on Monday after U.S. officials said that the president shared highly classified information with Russia’s foreign minister. 

    LAST UPDATE : May 16, 2017, 7:43 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump is under pressure over firing FBI chief.

    U.S. president, facing pressure after abruptly firing FBI chief, insisted that he is not under the FBI radar in connection with an inquiry into an alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian agencies.

    LAST UPDATE : May 12, 2017, 7:52 AM EDT
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  • Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn was sacked in February.

    Former U.S. national security adviser, who has refused to co-operate with an inquiry into alleged Russian role in the 2016 presidential election, has been ordered by a Senate panel to hand over papers related to the probe.

    LAST UPDATE : May 11, 2017, 7:58 AM EDT
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  • Sacked FBI Director James Comey incorrectly testified over Clinton's email scandal.

    In a shocking move, U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday sacked FBI Director James Comey over handling of a probe that examines an email scandal involving ex-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.  

    LAST UPDATE : May 10, 2017, 7:01 AM EDT
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    During a review of America's policy towards Iran, U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, said that Tehran’s provocations pose a serious threat to the stability of the Middle East and the U.S. interests in the region. 

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 20, 2017, 8:23 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump hosts his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

    U.S. President Donald Trump, who launched a consistently acrimonious verbal assault on China during his election campaign, took an abrupt shift on Wednesday as he backed away from earlier criticisms of Beijing.

     

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 13, 2017, 6:48 AM EDT
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia failed to ensure that Syria's chemical weapons stockpile is destroyed.

    Ahead of a G7 meeting on Monday, U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, slammed Russia over its failure to stop the Syrian president from carrying out a chemical attack that killed 89 civilians in Idlib last week.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 10, 2017, 5:55 AM EDT
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