• DONALD TRUMP Feb 25, 2019

    Timeline: Michael Cohen's Involvement in the Mueller Probe

    Take a look back at the events that led to Michael Cohen being sentenced to 36 months in prison.

  • spokesman Dec 31, 2018

    Graham Says Trump Slowing Down Planned Withdrawal From Syria

    President Donald Trump has ordered a slowdown to the withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday. “I think we’re in a pause situation,” the South Carolina Republican said outside the White House after lunch with the president. Trump announced earlier this month that he was ordering the withdrawal of all the roughly 2,000 troops from...

  • spokesman Dec 29, 2018

    Kurds Seek Help From Syrians as US Prepares to Withdraw

    Syria’s military said Friday it had entered the key Kurdish-held town of Manbij in an apparent deal with the Kurds, who are looking for new allies and protection against a threatened Turkish offensive as U.S. troops prepare to leave Syria. Turkey and American troops patrolling the town denied there was any change of forces in the contested area, contradicting the...

  • President Dec 3, 2018

    3 Astronauts Dock Safely at International Space Station

    A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station on Monday following a clean launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan six hours earlier. NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Oleg Kononenko of Russian space agency Roscosmos docked with the station at 11:33 p.m. (1733 GMT; 12:33 p.m. EST)...

  • NBC Dec 2, 2018

    Russian Official Says There Were Contacts on Trump Tower, But They ‘Disappeared'

    A spokesman for Russia’s government said Saturday that only two emails and a phone call took place between President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and Russian officials about a planned Trump Tower project. But Russian officials gave the exchanges no more attention than any other business proposition, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on the sidelines of the G-20 summit...

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 30, 2018

    Behind Cohen Plea: Trump's Longtime Dream of a Moscow Tower

    Donald Trump for decades dreamed of building a Trump Tower in the heart of Moscow, a plan that flared and fizzled several times over the years, most recently when his presidential campaign was gaining momentum. That last plan led Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to plead guilty Thursday to a charge brought by the special prosecutor looking into possible Russian...

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 30, 2018

    Trump Cancels Meeting With Putin at G-20 Summit Over Ukraine

    President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as he headed to the Group of 20 Nations summit Thursday, citing Russia’s seizure of Ukrainian vessels as a source of tension in a relationship he has fostered in the face of criticism. Trump tweeted his decision from Air Force One shortly after his former lawyer, Michael...

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 29, 2018

    Trump Cancels Meeting With Putin at G-20

    President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that he would no longer be meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Argentina after Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships.

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 28, 2018

    Putin Expects Meeting at G-20 Despite Trump's Threat to Cancel

    The Kremlin said Wednesday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from Trump that it could be canceled. Trump, in an interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday, said he may cancel the sit-down with Putin at the G-20 summit in Argentina this weekend following Russia’s...

  • DONALD TRUMP Oct 23, 2018

    Treaty Exits and Extensions Top Trump Adviser's Moscow Talks

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser met in Moscow with top Russian officials Monday, less than 48 hours after Trump declared he intended to pull the United States out of a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty. National Security Adviser John Bolton and his Russian counterpart, Security Council chairman Nikolai Patrushev, discussed arms control agreements, Syria, Iran, North Korea and the fight...

  • spokesman Oct 18, 2018

    Student Gunman Kills 19 at Crimea College, Russian Official Says

    An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on Wednesday, killing 19 students and wounding more than 50 others before killing himself. It wasn’t clear what prompted Vladislav Roslyakov, described as a shy loner, to go on the rampage. A security camera image carried...

  • President Oct 16, 2018

    NASA Astronaut Describes Close Call Following Failed Launch on Russian Rocket

    The NASA astronaut who survived last week’s failed launch and emergency landing knew he needed to stay calm. Air Force Col. Nick Hague on Tuesday described the closest call of his career: His space capsule violently ripped from his damaged rocket shortly after liftoff, then with lights flashing and alarms sounding, plunged steeply back to Earth with punishing force. Hague...

  • President Oct 12, 2018

    US, Russian Astronauts Land Safely After Rocket Failure

    The problem came two minutes into the flight: The rocket carrying an American and a Russian to the International Space Station failed Thursday, triggering an emergency that sent their capsule into a steep, harrowing fall back to Earth. The crew landed safely on the steppes of Kazakhstan, but the aborted mission dealt another blow to the troubled Russian space program...

  • astronaut Oct 11, 2018

    2 Astronauts Safe After Rocket Fails During Launch

    An American and a Russian astronaut are safe after a planned trip to the International Space Station went awry minutes after liftoff. A Russian Soyuz booster rocket carrying Nick Hague and Alexei Ovchinin failed, jettisoning the capsule with the astronauts inside.

  • Europe Jul 9, 2018

    New UK Nerve Agent Victims Likely Handled Container: Police

    British police said Monday they believe the latest victims of poisoning by a nerve agent must have handled the material’s container and been subjected to a “high dose” of the lethal poison. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said the death of 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess on Sunday shows that she and partner Charlie Rowley, 45, were exposed to a large...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jul 3, 2018

    Trump and Putin May Meet Privately in Helsinki: Kremlin

    A Kremlin spokesman says that Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump may meet in private during their upcoming summit in Helsinki. Dmitry Peskov told reporters Tuesday that if both sides agree, Putin and Trump could meet tete-a-tete without their aides before the start of the official meeting on July 16. Peskov says, “President Putin feels absolutely comfortable...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jun 28, 2018

    GOP Accuses FBI of Hiding Information in Russia Probe During Contentious Hearing

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein faced off against Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) in a contentious congressional hearing, with Jordan accusing the FBI of hiding information from Congress and House Democrats jumping in to defend the investigation.

  • Gregory Katz Apr 9, 2018

    ‘Highly Likely' Russia Behind UK Spy Poisoning: British PM

    Russia is “highly likely” to blame for poisoning a former spy and his daughter with a military-grade nerve agent, Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday, demanding that Moscow give a compelling explanation or face “extensive” retaliation. May told lawmakers in a strongly worded statement that without a credible response from Russia by the end of Tuesday, Britain would consider the...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Mar 20, 2018

    Report: Dutch Spies Caught Russian Hackers on Tape

    The Netherlands’ spy service broke into the computers used by a powerful Russian hacking group and may be sitting on evidence relating to the breach of the U.S. Democratic National Committee, a Dutch newspaper and television show jointly reported Friday. Reports carried in the respected daily Volkskrant and the current affairs show Nieuwsuur say hackers working for the Dutch General...

  • President Mar 19, 2018

    Viktor Ahn Wants IOC to Explain Why He Can't Go to Olympics

    Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn wants to know why he has been barred from next month’s Pyeongchang Games. Ahn is a short-track speedskater who was born in South Korea but switched allegiance to Russia ahead of the 2014 Sochi Games. Russian officials say the International Olympic Committee has refused to grant Ahn an invitation amid its vetting of the...

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