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Author of Trump dossier had concerns about Russian blackmail
The founder of a firm that commissioned a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia says the author of the dossier took it to the FBI because of a concern about "whether a political candidate was being blackmailed."
2 GOP senators urge criminal probe of Trump dossier author
Two Republican senators have made the first known criminal referral in congressional investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, targeting the author of a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia
Trump slams 'bogus' Russian dossier and says the FBI is 'tainted'
President Donald Trump may have slowed his tweeting over Christmas break, but now that the holiday is over, he's back at it, going after his critics and the integrity of the Russia investigation. This morning, Trump tweeted claims made by Fox News commentators about the infamous dossier that
Congressional investigators to question longtime Trump aide
A longtime aide to President Donald Trump who followed the businessman-turned-president from New York City to the White House is expected on Capitol Hill Tuesday to face questions from congressional Russia investigators. Keith Schiller, who served in the West Wing as Trump’s director of Oval Office
Review: The Bangles Latest Album 'Puts Their Whole Career on a Different Level'
This week, turntable legend DJ Shadow makes a strong comeback, The Avett Brothers release their latest album, The Bangles reissue their earliest work, jazz/R&B singer (and friend of Prince) Kandace Springs releases her full-length debut and Jenny Lewis forms a super-group with members of Au Revoir
OTL: Lionel Messi, Here & Gone
HERE & GONE The strange relationship between LIONEL MESSI and his hometown in Argentina by WRIGHT THOMPSON Career action Rosario Reflecting on Lionel Messi OSARIO, Argentina — In the imagination of guidebook writers, who see places as they should be but rarely as they are, there is a passionate
5 Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend
1. Hillary Clinton Says 'I Really Could Care Less' About Donald Trump Calling Her 'Crooked Hillary' If Donald Trump was hoping to get a quick rise out of Hillary Clinton with a new nickname -- "Crooked Hillary" -- it didn't work. "He can say whatever he wants to say about me, I really could care
As Donald Trump Riles GOP Race, Marco Rubio Begins to Connect With Voters In Spanish
On the campaign trail this week, Marco Rubio chatted with a woman from San Salvador. Claudia Steele, who is now an American citizen and a voter, eagerly told him she would do everything she could to support his presidential bid. Rubio thanked her, and the two discussed politics and family — all in
Block and Tackle
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES HOUSE REPUBLICANS YESTERDAY took steps to block major provisions of the president’s immigration policy, approving legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security and effectively block Obama’s executive action to shield millions of undocumented
Injured British Skier Tweets Selfie After Concussion
Rowan Cheshire, a halfpipe skier for Britain at the Winter Olympics, took a nasty fall during training on February 16. The athlete had a concussion after landing face-first on the halfpipe. After recovering in the hospital, Cheshire tweeted that she didn’t remember much of her injury....