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Exclusive: Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy - sources

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former U.S. officials told Reuters.

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Texas governor draws criticism for joke about shooting journalists

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Trump travel ban fight heads toward Supreme Court showdown

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Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed

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