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United States

Steve Bannon questioned in Russia-Trump probes

Former White House official interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for more than 20 hours, reports say.

Steve Bannon questioned in Russia-Trump probes

United States

CIA: Russia will try to influence US midterm elections

US intelligence chief Pompeo said Russia would try to influence the midterm elections.

CIA: Russia will try to influence US midterm elections

Latin America

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange a 'problem'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has strained the patience of his hosts since taking up the offer of asylum in 2012.

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange a 'problem'

Donald Trump

Trump-Russia collusion: Steve Bannon testifies

Bannon testifies before House committee probing Russia campaign links.

Trump-Russia collusion: Steve Bannon testifies

Elections

US: Groups warn voter suppression only getting worse

One year since the 2016 presidential election, voting rights groups say voters face new barriers at the ballot box.

US: Groups warn voter suppression only getting worse

The Listening Post

'What Happened': Hillary Clinton and the media

Clinton's memoir blames the media, among others, for her election loss. Plus, covering North Korea's nuclear threat.

US & Canada

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

US government for the first time tells individual states that their systems have been targeted.

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

United States

Sessions: Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

US attorney general calls alleged collusion with Russian officials in the US election 'appalling' in vehement denial.

Jeff Sessions calls Russia claims a 'detestable lie'

Politics

Russia 'brazenly interfered' in US election process

Former CIA chief John Brennan says he warned Russia's FSB security chief of tainted relationship if it interfered.

John Brennan: Russia interfered in US election process

Donald Trump

Trump denounces appointment of special counsel

Decision to pick ex-FBI head to probe alleged Russian interference in 2016 vote condemned by Trump as 'witch-hunt'.

Trump condemns probe by special counsel for Russia

United States

Trump 'disclosed top secret info to Russians'

White House denies Washington Post report that US president shared classified info with Russian FM Sergey Lavrov.

Trump disclosed secrets to Russia: Washington Post

United States

Clinton blames self, Russia, misogyny for election loss

Hillary Clinton says she was on track to win US election when FBI reopened probe of emails found on her personal server.

Donald Trump

US senator accuses Russia of 'propaganda on steroids'

Democrat politician says Moscow directed massive disinformation campaign 'designed to poison' US election conversation.

US senator accuses Russia of 'propaganda on steroids'

US Elections 2016

Profile: Donald Trump

A real estate mogul, businessman, pageant owner, reality TV star, becomes the 45th US president.

Profile: Donald Trump