Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

HELSINKI — In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump 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 Vl...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Summit snippets

Summit snippets

No dirt on TrumpRussian President Vladimir Putin rejected allegations that Moscow collected compromising materials on President Donald Trump or his family. Putin, a former KGB agent, scoffed at the notion that the Russian security services try to gat...
Published: 07/16/18
Trump questions U.S. on 2016 intel

Trump questions U.S. on 2016 intel

HELSINKI — President Donald Trump stood next to President Vladimir Putin of Russia on Monday and publicly challenged the conclusion of his own intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered in the 2016 presidential election, wrapping up what he called ...
Published: 07/16/18

Reactions to Trump statements in Helsinki

What they’re saying"The damage inflicted by President Trump’s naivete, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is difficult to calculate. But it is clear that the summit in Helsinki was a tragic mistake."Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona. Mc...
Published: 07/16/18
Trump offers little pushback to Putin’s denial of interference

Trump offers little pushback to Putin’s denial of interference

HELSINKI - President Donald Trump cast doubt on the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, saying after his summit here Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin that the autocrat gave hi...
Published: 07/16/18
Judge halts deportations of reunited families

Judge halts deportations of reunited families

SAN DIEGO — A federal judge has temporarily halted deportations of families who have been recently reunited after they were separated by the Trump administration. The American Civil Liberties Union filed paperwork saying attorneys were concerned abou...
Published: 07/16/18
Puerto Ricans return to power grid, but fear for long term

Puerto Ricans return to power grid, but fear for long term

ADJUNTAS, Puerto Rico — It was finally a night to celebrate in this village tucked into the mountains of central Puerto Rico. People pressed TV remote buttons, clicked on fans and plugged in refrigerators as electricity again flowed into homes that h...
Published: 07/16/18
Trump-Putin summit opens without talk of election meddling

Trump-Putin summit opens without talk of election meddling

Trump-Putin summit opens without talk of election meddlingBy JONATHAN LEMIRE, JILL COLVIN and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated PressHELSINKI (AP) — President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin opened their summit Monday with serious expression all around...
Published: 07/16/18
‘I been watching you’: A child killer taunted little girls with terrifying notes, police say. After 30 years, DNA led to an arrest.

‘I been watching you’: A child killer taunted little girls with terrifying notes, police say. After 30 years, DNA led to an arrest.

The message was slashed onto the weather-beaten planks of a barn in the empty farmland not far from where the girl’s body had been found.Police in northern Indiana stared at the jerky handwritten scrawl in May 1990, realizing this was the most signif...
Published: 07/16/18
Video shows man killed by Chicago police running away, reaching for waist

Video shows man killed by Chicago police running away, reaching for waist

CHICAGO — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist, footage released Sunday from an officer’s body-worn camera shows. Police Superintendent E...
Published: 07/16/18