Trump nuclear doctrine is mostly in line with Obama plan, but more aggressive toward Russia.
Statement from @SenJohnMcCain on @POTUS and NunesMemo: "The latest attacks on the @FBI and Department of Justice serve no American interests – no party's, no president's, only Putin's"
James Clapper: "So the court - this is not a casual thing. And there has to be layers of approval, corroborating evidence. And the court, more importantly, has to approve it."
Comment from James Clapper on Russia investigation FISA authorization: "In this case what I understand is the instant issue was the extension of a FISA authorization, which would indicate that the original FISA order was producing something and information of value."
Spain extradites Russian hacker Piotr Levashov to US
In Minsk, the verdict was handed down to the authors of the texts about the "end of the era of Lukashenka" and Russophobia in Belarus
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries of the Western Hemisphere to beware of "alarming" actions by Russia and China
ATO spox: Luhansk sector - Russian proxies used Minsk-proscribed 120mm mortars near Troitske and Luhanske having fired a total of 56 mortar rounds in four shellings; moreover, they used heavy machine guns, IFV, and 82mm mortars in the latter location. Donetsk sector was peaceful.
Russia approves warplane deployment on disputed island near Japan
Moscow court allows Novaya Gazeta's journalist Ali Feruz to leave Russia
French president may visit Moscow ahead of St. Petersburg economic forum - RIA cites French ambassador
Ukrainian border guards detained Ali Bakayev, suspected of organizing an attack on an unit of National Guard in Naursky district of Chechnya, in Kyiv airport "Borispol"
Russia says U.S. "hunting" for Russians to arrest around the world
North Korean diplomats en route to Moscow for consultations
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Schiff: "The threat from Russia to our democracy is far less than the threat from within There is nothing Russia can do to us that rivals what we are doing to ourselves right now."
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Rep. Adam Schiff jokes about President Trump asking Putin whether Russia meddled in 2016 election "twice": "Apparently not even the most hardened of KGB operatives can lie more than once in a row."
Trump has told advisers that he believes the memo is "gaining traction" and could help him convince the public that the Russia probe is a witch hunt, WaPo reports.
U.N. calls on Russia, Iran and Turkey to break Syria aid deadlock
Russia supports South Korea's efforts to improve inter-Korean ties for peace on peninsula
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Russian police in Nizhhniy Novhorod shot dead suspected ISIS member, who prepared a terror attack before Elections day
Russia says interception of U.S. spy plane posed no danger: TASS
Sending planes for reconnaissance missions to Black Sea area, U.S. should understand that Russian jet fighters, not Ukrainian partners will meet them there - Russian defense min
Russian fighter jet's actions to escort U.S. reconnaissance plane over Black Sea were routine, legal and safe - Russian defense ministry
Moscow proposes that US halt spy plane flights near Russian borders
ATO spox: Luhansk sector - Russian proxies used small arms near Stanytsia Luhanska, and mortars along with IFV mounted weapons near Novooleksandrivka, and shelled outskirts of Krymske with 120mm mortars.
Russian trolls created Facebook events seen by more than 300,000 users
No "automatic participation" at Olympics for 28 cleared Russians - IOC
Kremlin says can't predict if U.S. may sanction its sovereign debt
Twitter doubles the number of American users who engaged with Russian troll-factory content to 1.4 million, and says there may be more.
Court of Arbitration for Sport rules that 28 Russian athletes to have Olympic doping bans lifted and results reinstated