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Talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's rich nations at the G7 summit on Friday were expected to be "robust" and "challenging" after he lambasted NATO allies and condemned German trade policies a day earlier.

Thursday Morning Briefing

British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States, a British counter-terrorism source told Reuters after police said leaks to U.S. media risked hindering their investigation. The decision was an extraordinary step as Britain sees the United States as its closest ally on security and intelligence.

Wednesday Morning Briefing

The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert packed with children likely did not act alone, an official said. The government’s threat level was raised to “critical”, meaning an attack could be imminent. Interior minister Amber Rudd said up to 3,800 soldiers would be deployed on Britain's streets, taking on guard duties at places like Buckingham Palace and Downing Street to free up police to focus on patrols and investigatory work. So far three men http://www.reu

Tuesday Morning Briefing

A suicide bomber killed at least 22 people, including some children, and wounded 59 others as fans streamed out of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Police tweeted that they arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the bombing and confirmed the attacker died in the arena. It’s the deadliest militant assault in Britain since four British Muslims killed 52 people in suicide bombings on London's transit system in July 2005."We ran and people were screaming around us and pushing

Friday Morning Briefing

With turmoil enveloping his administration at home, President Donald Trump heads abroad on Friday for a trip the White House hopes will shift focus away from domestic controversies and on to his foreign policy agenda. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast-idUSKCN18F0EM

Thursday Morning Briefing

Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters. The previously undisclosed interactions form part of the record now being reviewed by FBI and congressional investigators probing Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election and contacts betwee

Wednesday Morning Briefing

U.S. President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end the agency's investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, according to a source who has seen a memo written by Comey. “I hope you can let this go,” Trump told Comey, according to a source familiar with the contents of the memo. Comey wrote the memo after he met in the Oval Office with Trump, the day after the Republican president fired Flynn on Feb. 14 for misleading V

Tuesday Morning Briefing

President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russia's foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation, two U.S. officials said on Monday, plunging the White House into another controversy just months into Trump's short tenure in office.

Monday Morning Briefing

Asian governments and businesses reported some disruptions from the WannaCry ransomware worm on Monday but cybersecurity experts warned of a wider impact as more employees turned on their computers and checked e-mails. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-attack-idUSKCN18B0AC

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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. | Video