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    Questions grow over Russian hold over Trump

    Questions grow over Russian hold over Trump


    ANALYSIS: There was a time when the Steele dossier's alleged, lewd tape of Donald Trump in a Moscow hotel room was something we didn't talk about. Then James Comey made it...

    ANALYSIS: There was a time when the Steele dossier's alleged, lewd tape of Donald Trump in a Moscow hotel room was something we didn't talk about. Then James Comey made it not-so-taboo.
    'You have nothing': Father of MH17 victims lashes Donald Trump

    'You have nothing': Father of MH17 victims lashes Donald Trump


    Anthony Maslin, the Perth father whose three children were killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, has let rip at Donald Trump, accusing him of "kissing the a..." of Russian President...

    Anthony Maslin, the Perth father whose three children were killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, has let rip at Donald Trump, accusing him of "kissing the a..." of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    Trump says he misspoke on Russian meddling

    Trump says he misspoke on Russian meddling


    US President Donald Trump now says he used the wrong word over Russian meddling during a press conference alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, sparking accusations he's trying to "squirm" away from comments undermining US intelligence...

    US President Donald Trump now says he used the wrong word over Russian meddling during a press conference alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, sparking accusations he's trying to "squirm" away from comments undermining US intelligence agencies.
    Trump: summit with Putin was 'even better' than NATO meeting

    Trump: summit with Putin was 'even better' than NATO meeting


    US President Donald Trump has portrayed his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin as a great success, saying that it had gone "even better" than a meeting with Nato allies the week...

    US President Donald Trump has portrayed his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin as a great success, saying that it had gone "even better" than a meeting with Nato allies the week before.
    Barack Obama attacks Donald Trump in Mandela address

    Barack Obama attacks Donald Trump in Mandela address


    Barack Obama has denounced the policies of US President Donald Trump, taking aim at the "politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment," and decrying leaders who are caught lying and "just double down and lie some...

    Barack Obama has denounced the policies of US President Donald Trump, taking aim at the "politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment," and decrying leaders who are caught lying and "just double down and lie some more."
    Vladimir Putin's pleasure at bonding with Donald Trump at summit may prove brief

    Vladimir Putin's pleasure at bonding with Donald Trump at summit may prove brief


    For all the delight in the Kremlin at the successful outcome of President Vladimir Putin's summit with Donald Trump, there's also a sober realisation that their budding friendship may be undone by snowballing allegations that Russia helped elect the US...

    For all the delight in the Kremlin at the successful outcome of President Vladimir Putin's summit with Donald Trump, there's also a sober realisation that their budding friendship may be undone by snowballing allegations that Russia helped elect the US leader.
    Donald Trump's defence of Putin proves too much for some Republicans

    Donald Trump's defence of Putin proves too much for some Republicans


    US President Donald Trump's equivocation on US intelligence agencies during a news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin triggered the most intense backlash from Republicans of anything he's done since winning election in...

    US President Donald Trump's equivocation on US intelligence agencies during a news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin triggered the most intense backlash from Republicans of anything he's done since winning election in 2016.
    Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava flies through roof of vessel, injuring 23

    Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava flies through roof of vessel, injuring 23


    Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23...

    Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people.
    Cold War is now a thing of the past, says Putin

    Cold War is now a thing of the past, says Putin


    Donald Trump praised his talks with Vladimir Putin as "direct, open [and] deeply productive" as both leaders promised to work together to solve the world's...

    Donald Trump praised his talks with Vladimir Putin as "direct, open [and] deeply productive" as both leaders promised to work together to solve the world's problems.
    US charges gun-rights activist Maria Butina with spying in Washington for Russia

    US charges gun-rights activist Maria Butina with spying in Washington for Russia


    A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, DC, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organisations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin,...

    A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, DC, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organisations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin, federal prosecutors charged Monday.
    The unlikely crime fighter cracking decades-old murders? A genealogist

    The unlikely crime fighter cracking decades-old murders? A genealogist


    The young American couple set out on a trip in 1987, speeding toward Seattle, Washington, in a gold van, when they crossed paths with a...

    The young American couple set out on a trip in 1987, speeding toward Seattle, Washington, in a gold van, when they crossed paths with a killer.
    US Republicans call Trump summit remarks 'shameful' and 'bizarre'

    US Republicans call Trump summit remarks 'shameful' and 'bizarre'


    A growing number of Republican lawmakers have harshly criticised US President Donald Trump's performance at a Monday press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying that Russia must be held accountable for...

    A growing number of Republican lawmakers have harshly criticised US President Donald Trump's performance at a Monday press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying that Russia must be held accountable for meddling in the 2016 election.
    US woman swerves off cliff, survives 7 days trapped

    US woman swerves off cliff, survives 7 days trapped


    Angela Hernandez does not remember much about the accident - plummeting down an oceanside cliff in the...

    Angela Hernandez does not remember much about the accident - plummeting down an oceanside cliff in the US.
    The US Air Force's $15,000 toilet cover

    The US Air Force's $15,000 toilet cover


    To the US Air Force, it's a "cover-centre wall, troop compartment latrine ... required to protect the aircraft from corrosion damage in the latrine...

    To the US Air Force, it's a "cover-centre wall, troop compartment latrine ... required to protect the aircraft from corrosion damage in the latrine area."
    Fact check: Trump nearly alone in Russia meddling doubts

    Fact check: Trump nearly alone in Russia meddling doubts


    US President Donald Trump has held a remarkable press conference saying he sees no reason why Russia would have interfered in the 2016...

    US President Donald Trump has held a remarkable press conference saying he sees no reason why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 election.
    Trump's news conference 'suggests Putin has something on him'

    Trump's news conference 'suggests Putin has something on him'


    The top two Democrat lawmakers have suggested US President Donald Trump's performance during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin signalled that Russia has damaging information on the US...

    The top two Democrat lawmakers have suggested US President Donald Trump's performance during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin signalled that Russia has damaging information on the US leader.
    'I don't see any reason why' Russia would meddle, Trump says after Putin meeting

    'I don't see any reason why' Russia would meddle, Trump says after Putin meeting


    US President Donald Trump appears to have accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin's "extremely strong and powerful" denial that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election, against the opinion of his own intelligence reports, he said in a...

    US President Donald Trump appears to have accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin's "extremely strong and powerful" denial that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election, against the opinion of his own intelligence reports, he said in a surprise twist to the pair's much-anticipated meeting in Helsinki.