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New outcry over Trump's revocation of Brennan security clearance

More than 175 former U.S. State Department and Pentagon officials added their names to a statement signed by former national security officials criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to cancel the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan.

Factbox: Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort faces 18 criminal counts

The jury in the trial of Paul Manafort will deliberate for a third day on Monday on whether to convict the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump on 18 counts of bank and tax fraud and failing to disclose overseas bank accounts.


Russian hacking of conservative groups sites thwarted: Microsoft

Microsoft Corp said on Monday that it had recently thwarted hackers associated with Russian government attempting to steal user information from conservative groups that promote democracy and advocate for cybersecurity.