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Gold Spills on Russian Runway After Plane Door Glitch

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At least 3 tons scattered when door malfunctioned MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports say the hatch of a cargo plane carrying precious metals accidentally...

Manafort, Gates Indicted In First Charges From Russia Probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of...

Trump eager for big meeting with Putin; some advisers wary

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https://embed.air.tv/v1/embed/rnThynXrQmmfR0SXB-3XeQ/oTBxQb-0S56gkw7m9smoBQ?video_sizing=fill-width&show_player_title=false&show_div_title=false&show_div_description=false&autoplay=true WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are...

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

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President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn’t try to stop it. “By the way, if Russia was working so hard on the 2016 Election, it all took place during the Obama Admin.,” the president tweeted. “Why didn’t they stop them?” All 17 intelligence agencies have agreed Russia was behind the hack of Democratic email systems and tried to influence the 2016 election to benefit Trump. The findings are at the heart of an investigation into contacts that members of Trump’s campaign team may have had with Russian officials during the campaign and the transition.

Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

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Russian hackers attacked at least one U.S. voting software supplier days before last year’s presidential election, according to a government intelligence report leaked Monday that suggests election-related hacking penetrated further into U.S. voting systems than previously known. A Kremlin spokesman denied the report.

White House will not try to block Comey testimony

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The Latest on the ongoing investigations into allegations that Russia interfered in the 2016 election (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump will not assert executive privilege to try to block testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey. Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says the president's power to invoke privilege is "well-established." However, she says Trump will not take that step in order to ensure a "swift and thorough examination of the facts" related to Comey's firing and the multiple investigations into Russia's election meddling.

Russia probe counsel now has ex-Trump campaign chief in view

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The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney general and deputy attorney general in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, The Associated Press has learned.

Space capsule with 2 astronauts returns to Earth

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A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying two astronauts to Earth after a half-year aboard the International Space Station has landed. The capsule with Russia’s Oleg Novitsky and Thomas Pesquet of France descended under a red-and-white parachute and landed on schedule at 8:10 p.m. (1410 GMT) Friday on the steppes of Kazakhstan outside the city of Dzhezkazgan, about 2,200 kilometers (1,370 miles) southeast of Moscow.

Putin: Russia doesn’t hack but patriotic individuals might

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President Vladimir Putin acknowledged that some “patriotic” individuals may have engaged in hacking but insisted Russia as a country has never done it, and he pledged Thursday to wait out U.S. political battles to forge constructive ties with President Donald Trump. The Russian leader lamented what he described as “Russo-phobic hysteria” in the U.S. that makes it “somewhat inconvenient to work with one another or even to talk,” adding that “someday this will have to stop.”

Putin attempts to help Trump saying the Russian meddling furor is...

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https://embed.air.tv/v1/embed/U36LxMwiRtWsL-4KZYb1Ng/oTBxQb-0S56gkw7m9smoBQ?video_sizing=fill-width&show_player_title=false&show_div_title=false&show_div_description=false&autoplay=true WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 8 a.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has lashed out at U.S. politicians whipping up...