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The Latest: NYT says Russia hoped to sway Trump via advisers
A new report says U.S. intelligence services obtained information during the 2016 presidential election that showed senior Russian officials discussing how to influence Donald Trump through his campaign advisers
Classified Senate briefing expands to include Russian cyber firm under FBI scrutiny
Even with the Senate Intelligence Committee focused this week on its investigation of Russia's alleged meddling in last year's presidential election, the committee met behind closed doors today for a classified briefing from senior FBI and Homeland Security officials over another alleged threat
The Note: For Trump and Russia, it may not be the crime, but the cover-up
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY President Trump met privately with Pope Francis today at the Vatican where the two exchanged gifts and discussed peace , religious freedom, and the Middle East and the protection of Christians Following the deadly Manchester attack, the UK raised the threat level from
The Latest: Ex-CIA head says he warned Russia about meddling
Former CIA Director John Brennan says he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election
The Latest: Investigators hunt for accomplices of bomber
Investigators hunt for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain's prime minister warns another attack could be "imminent"
Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says
U.S. intelligence agencies learned last summer of contacts between Trump campaign associates at a time when officials knew the Kremlin was trying to interfere in the 2016 election
Trump asked NSA director to publicly push back against FBI's Russia investigation
National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers was asked by President Donald Trump to publicly push back against the FBI probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion by Trump associates, a source familiar with the matter told ABC News. According to the source, Rogers
Top official says US hasn't verified IS claim on Manchester
The United States' top intelligence official says the U.S. has not yet verified that the Islamic State group is responsible for the attack in Manchester
Trump arrives in Rome, Russia probe continues
ABC News' Amna Nawaz breaks down today's headlines - from reports that former national security adviser Mike Flynn withheld info to Trump allegedly asking DNI Dan Coats and NSA Director Mike Rogers to deny evidence of Russia collusion.
Coats does not comment on reports of Trump asking NSA director to push back against FBI's Russia investigation
"It's not appropriate for me to comment publicly on any of that," Director Coats told the Senate Armed Services committee today.