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Analysis: Slogan becomes 'Me First' as Trump meets Putin

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p>WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump’s “America First” slogan morphed Monday into “Me First” as the president unloaded on his own intelligence community and Justice Department to portray himself as the victim of a conspiracy to deny him legitimacy. Trump also blamed American “foolishness and stupidity” for the poor state of …

Anderson Cooper of CNN calls Trump-Putin news conference 'disgraceful'

NEW YORK — Seconds after President Donald Trump’s news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ended Monday, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called the American leader’s performance “disgraceful.”

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p>It was the most startling of several strong media reactions to the session, televised live by the largest American broadcasters and cable news …

CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

NEW YORK (AP) - Seconds after President Donald Trump’s news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ended Monday, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called the American leader’s performance “disgraceful.”

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p>It was the most startling of several strong media reactions to the session, televised live by the largest American broadcasters and cable …

US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) - The top U.S. intelligence official on Monday stood by what he called “clear” assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election after President Donald Trump cast doubt on that conclusion following a summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

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p>The statement from Dan Coats, the Director of National …

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

HELSINKI (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):

10:45 p.m.

Facing withering bipartisan criticism over his refusal to publicly acknowledge Russian election meddling during his meeting with President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump says the two superpowers “must get along.”

US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

WASHINGTON (AP) - Countries and businesses that continue to import Iranian oil could avoid penalties by making “significant reductions” as Washington re-imposes sanctions on Tehran later this year, according to top U.S. officials.

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p>”We want people to reduce oil purchases to zero, but in certain cases if people can’t do …

UN envoy says reforms needed to resume Libyan oil production

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Libya said Monday he fears the recent agreement to resume oil production in the conflict-torn country will not hold unless two issues are speedily tackled - distribution of wealth and “endemic plundering of resources.”

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p>Ghassan Salame told the Security Council in a …

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