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US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

WASHINGTON — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the
Reality TV star charged over scuffle with hotel security

Reality TV star charged over scuffle with hotel security

Los Angeles prosecutors have charged reality TV star Farrah Abraham with two misdemeanour charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last month.
Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

NEW YORK — Twenty current and former residents of one of the largest buildings owned by the Kushner Cos.
Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

WASHINGTON — "Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful.
Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

HONOLULU — An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said.
Muslim candidates run in record numbers but face backlash

Muslim candidates run in record numbers but face backlash

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A liberal woman of colour with zero name recognition and little funding takes down a powerful, long serving congressman from her own political party.
British PM accepts key amendments from hardline Brexiteers

British PM accepts key amendments from hardline Brexiteers

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday accepted amendments to a customs bill put forward by Brexit hardliners who oppose her plan for a "common rule book" with the European Union after the country leaves the bloc.

US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday brought cases against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey at the World Trade Organization for retaliating against American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.
World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

PARIS — The welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France's victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus Monday while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride and jets streamed the natio
Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

MOSCOW — Russian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure.