Russia

  • Feds: There were 21 targeted states during the elections

    The federal government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached. States that told The Associated Press they had been targeted include Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. In most cases, they...
  • Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday. It is not clear exactly when the conversation took place, or how...
  • Legal Defense Fund set up for Michael Flynn

    The family of former national security adviser Michael Flynn has established a legal defense fund for him as he is scrutinized by investigators looking into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. “The various investigations arising out of the 2016 presidential election have placed a tremendous financial burden on our...
  • President Trump makes his debut at the United Nations with an address on UN reform as a week of intense diplomacy kicks off

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – US President Donald Trump makes his debut at the United Nations on Monday, with an address on UN reform as a week of intense diplomacy kicks off, dominated by worries about North Korea, Iran and Myanmar. Trump, who once disparaged the world body...
  • 1st phase of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia tickets sales begins

    The first stage of tickets sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia began at 12:00 MSK on Thursday September 14. During the first phase, fans will be able to submit ticket applications on FIFA’s official website for a specific match – from the opening game through to the...
  • Hillary Clinton says Trump associates helped Russia meddle in the 2016 election

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton says she is now convinced that associates of candidate Donald Trump helped Russia meddle in the 2016 presidential election. “There certainly was communication and there certainly was an understanding of some sort,” Clinton told USA TODAY Monday in a far-ranging interview about her new...
  • Just as Facebook reveals Russia linked ads…Donald Trump Jr prepares to testify in Senate panel

    Donald Trump Jr. is expected to appear Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee in a closed meeting. Congressional investigators are looking into whether the Trump campaign conspired with the Russian government during the 2016 election. The president’s oldest son became a key figure in the investigation after he agreed to a...
  • Things Happening On September 7th

    1. Hurricane Irma Historic. Unprecedented. Devastating. No word seems strong enough to convey the damage that Irma has brought to the Caribbean. So far, the hurricane has killed nine people. About 95% of buildings on Barbuda are damaged. More than a million people don’t have power in Puerto Rico. And there are still millions...
  • Bus drives off pier killing at least 17 people

    A bus carrying construction workers drove off a pier in southern Russia on Friday, killing at least 17 people, officials said. The bus was carrying workers who were building a pier for an oil company on the Black Sea coast not far from Crimea, the Investigative Committee said. Several...