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Republican-led probe indicates Russia helped Trump in 2016

A Senate Republican-led investigation said in a report on Tuesday that Russia indeed sought to help President Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, contradicting persistent White House claims to the contrary. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s 2016 election investigation report said a sweeping social media manipulation campaign by the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency (IRA) Read more

British PM Johnson the Brexit 'Hulk' finally meets EU's Juncker/newsheadline247
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British PM Johnson the Brexit ‘Hulk’ finally meets EU’s Juncker

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker for talks Monday insisting a Brexit deal is possible, despite deep scepticism from European capitals with just six weeks to go before departure day. After a weekend in which he compared himself to comic book super-smasher Hulk, the British leader will enjoy a genteel working Read more