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US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian…

The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and 'pervasive.'

Man Forcibly Removed From Trump-Putin Press…

Right before President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared for their joint press conference in Helsinki, Finland, a man identifying as a journalist was forcibly removed from the room

Piers Morgan: Trump and Media Should 'Take a…

Following the president’s refusal to take a question from CNN’s Jim Acosta last week, Morgan criticized the mainstream media and the president for constantly being at each other’s throats. “I wish everyone would just take a chill pill and work a little bit better together with mutually better respect.”

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The Latest: Trump tweets US, Russia 'must get…

Facing withering bipartisan criticism, President Donald Trump says U.S., Russia "must get along."

Both Trump and Putin Just Denied Russian Meddling…

Trump resisted when asked Monday to condemn Russian meddling in the election. Instead, he complained about a Democratic National Committee computer server and emails belonging to Hillary Clinton, the Democrat he defeated to win the presidency.

Putin Admits He Wanted President Trump to Win…

The Russian president, when asked if he wanted President Trump to win, said: "Yes I did, yes I did. Because he talked about bringing the U.S.-Russia relations back to normal." His comments came during a joint press conference on Monday with President Trump after their hours-long private meeting in Helsinki, Finland. Both Trump and Putin pushed back on intelligence reports that Russia meddled with the 2016 presidential election.

The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at…

Two alpha males, Russian President Vladimir Putin's trademark macho posture collided with President Donald Trump's classic power stance as the two leaders met on the world stage in Finland

Will France's World Cup Title Change Country's…

With a majority of France's lineup consisting of players whose families immigrated to the country, SI's Luis Miguel Echegaray explains just how important it is for countries to view immigrants favorably.

Trump and Putin Meet, Families Yet to Be Reunited…

These are the headlines you Need2Know: *President Trump meets with Russian President Putin in Helsinki, Finland, days after the indictment of 12 Russian operatives for trying to disrupt the 2016 election. *A federal judge blasts the HHS giving them one more week to reunite 2,000 families at the border after the administration missed the initial deadline. *Protests erupted in Chicago over the weekend after a popular barber was shot and killed by the police. *Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber won Wimbledon titles over the weekend. And France took home the World Cup. Cheddar's Hope King gives us the details.

The Latest: NY to probe claims Kushners harassed tenants

A New York state agency is investigating tenant harassment claims in a Brooklyn apartment building owned by the Kushner Cos., following an AP report

Stormy Daniels Was Arrested at an Ohio Strip Club

Porn actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at an Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday

Trump Further Antagonizes Allies Ahead of Meeting…

Before his private meeting with Russian President VladimirPutin, President Trump tweeted that the U.S.-Russia relationship has taken a hit because of the federal investigation into election interference, which Trump says is a "Rigged Witch Hunt!" Trump also labeled the EU as "foes" of the United States over the weekend, further alienating allies that he has been criticizing for the past week. Cheddar's J.D. Durkin brings us the latest from Helsinki, Finland.

Trump: Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian…

President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an 'incredible offer' of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit

Vladimir Putin and Benjamin Netanyahu Discuss…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday for talks focusing on Iranian presence in Syria — an issue that is expected to top the agenda of the upcoming U.S.-Russian summit.

Putin Will 'Run Rings Around' Trump

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin started their heavily scrutinized one-on-one meeting in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday. "[Putin] has been in power for a very long time, almost 20 years now, he is a former KGB officer, and he's not interested in playing nice," says Natalia Antonova, former editor of The Moscow News. The meeting comes just days after the U.S. Justice Department indicted 12 Russian military officers for trying to influence the 2016 presidential election. Before the meeting, Trump described the federal investigation as a "Rigged Witch Hunt!"