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Court papers unsealed Monday, July 16, 2018, photographed in Washington, shows part of the criminal complaint against Maria Butina. She was arrested July 15, on a charge of conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the Russian government. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick
July 17, 2018 - 12:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin, federal prosecutors charged Monday...
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July 16, 2018 - 11:15 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of Olympic glory. The federal lawsuit, filed last week, names Indianapolis-...
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A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. election — cyberattacks underpinning the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers. Trump's first response to special counsel Robert Mueller's initial charges against Russian government officials for interfering in American politics came in tweets the president posted while at his golf resort in Scotland, two days before a high-stakes summit in Finland with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
July 16, 2018 - 10:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exactly seven months before the 2016 presidential election, Russian government hackers made it onto a Democratic committee's network. One of their carefully crafted fraudulent emails had hit pay dirt, enticing an employee to click a link and enter her password. That breach of the...
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 16, 2018 - 10:27 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Monday openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin's insistence that...
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This Dec. 10, 2012 photo shows Weymouth Police Officer Michael C. Chesna in Weymouth, Mass. Chesna died Sunday, July 15, 2018, from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. (Gary Higgins/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 10:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer who was shot about 10 times with his own service weapon was described by community members on Monday as a loving and compassionate family man who had long aspired to be a police officer. Weymouth Officer Michael Chesna and an innocent bystander, 77-year-...
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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, and U.S. President Donald Trump, pose with a soccer ball after a press conference following their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 9:24 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 4:20 a.m. President Donald Trump is dismissing suggestions that Russia has compromising intelligence about him after a news conference in which Trump declined to criticize...
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Former Department of Correction counselor Patricia May describes some of the many paintings by Delaware prison inmates that decorate her home in Hockessin, Del., Monday, July 16, 2018. May, a state corrections counselor who was taken hostage during a deadly riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison, says prison officials are to blame. On Tuesday, Gov. John Carney and corrections officials will release a final report on efforts to implement 41 recommendations from an independent review team. (AP Photo/Ransall Chase)
July 16, 2018 - 9:19 pm
HOCKESSIN, Del. (AP) — Patricia May had a feeling of dread when she reported to work at Delaware's maximum-security prison last year. For months, May had been concerned about her safety after being assigned to C Building at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna in late 2016. As she walked...
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This undated photo provided by the Kansas City Police Department shows Marlin Mack. Mack, a man who was fatally shot after wounding three Kansas City police officers during a gunfight, had not drawn law enforcement's attention before he became a person of interest this month in the death of a college student from India, police said Monday, July 16, 2018. (Department of Revenue/Kansas City Police Department via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 7:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who was fatally shot after wounding three Kansas City police officers during a gunfight had not drawn local law enforcement's attention before he became a person of interest this month in the death of a college student from India, police said Monday. Investigators...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves when boarding Air Force One as he leaves with his wife Melania, right, from the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018, after the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish capital. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 16, 2018 - 7:11 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 2 a.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump is the beginning of Russia's path back from Western isolation. Putin spoke to Fox News...
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FILe - In this June 16, 2018 file photo, Farrah Abraham arrives at the MTV Movie and TV Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Los Angeles prosecutors have charged Abraham with two misdemeanor charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last month. Los Angeles district attorney’s spokesman Ricardo Santiago said Monday, July 16, that Abraham has been charged with misdemeanor battery and also resisting, delaying or obstructing a peace office. Her case is scheduled for arraignment on Aug. 13. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 16, 2018 - 7:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors have charged reality TV star Farrah Abraham with two misdemeanor charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last month. Los Angeles district attorney's spokesman Ricardo Santiago said Monday that Abraham has been charged with...
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