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June 28, 2017 1:53 AM Venezuela Says Supreme Court Attacked From Helicopter

Venezuela's president claims two grenades thrown from a helicopter at the court in what he called a 'terrorist' attack. Caracas: President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday a police helicopter had attacked the Supreme Court in a ratcheting up of Venezuela's political crisis, but a grenade tossed at the building did not explode. Speaking on state TV, the 54-year-old 18

June 27, 2017 6:52 PM CNN’s Russia story debacle came at the worst possible time for the network

Lex Haris, CNN’s investigations editor, traveled to a journalism conference in Phoenix last week. In hindsight, his timing was terrible. While Haris was away, his group published a story on that reported — citing a single anonymous source — that Senate investigators were looking into a meeting between a member of President Trump’s transition 19

June 27, 2017 5:17 PM Widespread Cyberattack Hits Major European Companies

A widespread cyberattack rippled across Europe on Tuesday and disrupted the computer systems of banks and major companies in Ukraine, Russia, Britain and elsewhere — mirroring a crippling ransomware assault a month ago. Merck & Co., an American pharmaceutical company, tweeted that its computer network "was compromised ... as part of the global hack." U.S.-based 19

June 27, 2017 3:27 PM CNN's Retracted-Story Mess Just Got Way Messier

Today's accidental theme, dear reader, is environmental protec ... -- oh, who am I kidding? Today's theme is Russia (see No. 1, below), Russia (No. 2), Russia (No. 3), Russia (No. 5), Russia (No. 7). Anyway, let's get started ... 1. "Three prominent journalists at CNN resigned on Monday after the cable news network was forced to retract and apologize 15

June 27, 2017 12:25 PM Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing

MOSCOW – A senior Ukrainian military intelligence officer was killed in a car bombing in the country's capital Tuesday morning, authorities said. The Defense Ministry identified the victim as Col. Maxim Shapoval of the Chief Directorate of Ukrainian military intelligence. Ukrainian media reported that Shapoval was chief of military intelligence's special 14

June 27, 2017 4:05 AM U.S. threatens Syria, says Assad is planning chemical weapons attack

WASHINGTON The White House warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that he and his military would "pay a heavy price" if it conducted a chemical weapons attack and said the United States had reason to believe such preparations were underway. The White House said in a statement released late on Monday the preparations by Syria were similar to those 14

June 27, 2017 2:26 AM White House says Syria’s Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of ‘heavy’ penalty

The White House issued an ominous warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday night, pledging that his regime would pay a "heavy price" if it carried out another chemical attack this year. In a statement, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that the United States had detected evidence of preparations for a chemical attack, similar 27

June 27, 2017 12:16 AM Three CNN employees resign over retracted story on Russia ties

Thomas Frank, a reporter for “CNN Investigates,” last Thursday appeared to have a compelling exclusive on the story of the year. The Senate Intelligence Committee, reported Frank, was investigating a Russian investment fund — the Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) — “whose chief executive met with a member of President Donald Trump’s transition team four days before 17

June 26, 2017 6:20 PM Trump 'is leaving open the possibility' conversations with Comey were taped: Adviser

Conway's comments, in an interview with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos on Sunday, came shortly after Trump announced on Twitter that he did not record his conversations with Comey. In a pair of tweets on Thursday, Trump wrote, "With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information 16

June 26, 2017 6:16 PM Trump, on Twitter, Targets Obama’s Response to Russia

His focus on what he asserts was the inadequacy of Mr. Obama’s response to the hacking is new. He started sounding the theme last week and continued it on Monday: “The reason that President Obama did NOTHING about Russia after being notified by the CIA of meddling is that he expected Clinton would win.” Completing the thought in his next tweet, Mr. Trump 14