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John Walcott

Feb 14 2017

Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. | Video

Feb 14 2017

Trumps Sicherheitsberater tritt wegen Russland-Kontakt ab

Washington Weniger als einen Monat nach seinem Amtsantritt muss US-Präsident Donald Trump bei seiner geplanten Annäherung an Russland einen Rückschlag hinnehmen.

Jan 31 2017

Trump's go-to man Bannon takes hardline view on immigration

WASHINGTON When Donald Trump's administration put together its controversial executive order on immigration, it was Steve Bannon – the populist firebrand fast emerging as the president's right-hand man – pushing a hard line. | Video

Jan 14 2017

Big security risks in Trump feud with spy agencies, officials say

WASHINGTON An unprecedented pre-presidential inauguration feud between Donald Trump and intelligence agencies that soon will be under his command could harm U.S. security if not quickly defused, current and former government officials said.

Jan 11 2017

Trump given unverified reports that Russia had damaging details about him

WASHINGTON Classified documents that the heads of four U.S. intelligence agencies presented last week to President-elect Donald Trump included claims that Russian intelligence operatives have compromising information about him, two U.S. officials said Tuesday evening.

Dec 20 2016

U.S. tightens sanctions against North Korea's U.N. diplomats

WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department tightened sanctions against North Korean diplomats to the United Nations, requiring banks to get special permission before granting them accounts, the agency said in a notice posted online Tuesday.

Dec 11 2016

Insider - ExxonMobil-Chef wird wohl Trumps Außenminister

Baltimore/Washington Der designierte US-Präsident Donald Trump wird einem Insider zufolge voraussichtlich den Chef des größten amerikanischen Energiekonzerns ExxonMobil zum Außenminister machen.

Dec 11 2016

Conflict over Russia is rocky start for Trump and intelligence agencies

WASHINGTON President-elect Donald Trump's rejection this weekend of U.S. intelligence analysts' conclusion that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help him win the White House is the latest in a string of conflicts between Trump and the intelligence community he will command.

Dec 10 2016

Russia intervened to help Trump win election: intelligence officials

WASHINGTON U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. | Video

Nov 15 2016

Trump could return Iraq war boosters to power

(Corrects this Nov. 14 to clarify details of Bolton's recess appointment, paragraph 8.)

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