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On Russia-backed TV network, Donald Trump doubts Russian influence
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a Russia-funded television network that "it's probably unlikely" that Russia is trying to influence the U.S. election.
1 points by The Denver Post | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Alexander Litvinenko United States Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Beslan school hostage crisis
Why it's weirdly fitting that a Donald Trump interview aired on RT
Trump keeps stumbling into being helpful to Vladimir Putin.
373 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin Russia Prime Minister of Russia George W. Bush President of Russia Boris Yeltsin Moscow Moscow Kremlin
Donald Trump to campaign in Maryland
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will travel to Baltimore on Monday to speak with a conference of National Guard officers taking place in the Inner Harbor – his first visit to the city as a candidate.  Trump is set to speak to the annual conference of the National Guard Association...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Barack Obama Democratic Party George W. Bush John McCain President of the United States United States Vladimir Putin United States presidential election 2008
The week in 34 photos
Take a look at 34 photos of the week from September 2 through September 9.
434 points by CNN | Barack Obama Vladimir Putin President of the United States Week-day names United States International Space Station United States presidential election 2008
If you're a Republican looking to jump off the Trump train, now is your last, best chance
Trump's flirtation with Russia is impossible to ignore.
1613 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush Vladimir Putin Democratic Party Ronald Reagan Barack Obama George H. W. Bush Republican Party John McCain
Texas Take: September 9, 2016
Texas Take for Friday, Sept. 9, 2016
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Columbine High School massacre George W. Bush Bill Clinton Boris Yeltsin Ivana Trump
US running out of patience with Russia on Syria deal
The US is trying to close a deal with Russia on a Syria ceasefire -- but officials warn that the US will abandon the effort if latest talks don't produce an agreement.
251 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin Russia Isis Syria Osiris Barack Obama Horus
Trump campaign: Comments on Putin are an indication that we'll 'work with people'
Donald Trump's campaign manager on Friday qualified Mr. Trump's recently praises of Russian President Vladimir Putin by saying the GOP presidential nominee is demonstrating a willingness to work with others and that Mr. Trump doesn't agree with Russia's political system. "He's not praising him so much as saying that we'll ...
10 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Hillary Rodham Clinton President of Russia
Donald Trump defends Putin - on Russian TV
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 5:14 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
8034 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush President of Russia Boris Yeltsin Moscow Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev
Atkins: Hill Clinton comes out blazing in rare presser
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton used her first press conference in 278 days to blast Donald Trump one day after appearing at the first joint event with her GOP presidential rival.Clinton said Trump’s claim at Wednesday night’s foreign policy forum that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a better leader than President Obama demonstrates that he’s unfit for the Oval Office.
6 points by Boston Herald | George W. Bush Ronald Reagan President of the United States Barack Obama United States Vladimir Putin Democratic Party Richard Nixon
Clinton: GOP seeks ‘to undermine right to vote’
North Carolinians should reject Republicans’ “concerted effort to undermine the right to vote” by showing up at the polls in droves, Hillary Clinton said at a campaign rally Thursday.         
227 points by Arizona Republic | George W. Bush Vladimir Putin Voter turnout Elections Democratic Party President of the United States Bill Clinton Voting
Donald Trump on Russia-backed TV: Russian meddling in U.S. election 'probably unlikely'
As Democrats slam him for cozying up to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a Russia-backed news outlet it's "probably unlikely" that the country is trying to meddle in the U.S. election. Asked about reports that U.S. officials are investigating whether Russia launched a covert operation ...
12 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Russia President of the United States Washington D.C. United States United States presidential election 2008 Donald Trump United States presidential election
Donald Trump: I'd rather face Hillary Clinton alone on the debate stage
Donald Trump says he'd prefer to face Hillary Clinton one-on-one in the upcoming presidential debate. "No, I'd rather [it] be Hillary and myself because we're the only two with a chance of winning," Mr. Trump told RT's Larry King when asked about the debate lineup. Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary ...
15 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Boris Yeltsin George W. Bush Ivana Trump Fred Trump Dmitry Medvedev Hillary Rodham Clinton
Putin replaces children’s rights ombudsman
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the head of the association for the protection of family, Anna Kuznetsova, as his plenipotentiary for children’s rights, replacing lawyer Pavel Astakhov. Read Full Article at RT.com
130 points by Russia Today | Russia Rights Moscow Kremlin Penza Oblast President Penza Dmitry Medvedev Vladimir Putin
Your Friday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
141 points by The New York Times | President of the United States Barack Obama Joe Biden Chesley Sullenberger Vladimir Putin United States Global warming 2008 ATP Tour
Putin talks relations with Turkey, US, Saudi Arabia & China at G20 final presser
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a broad range of updates on Moscow’s foreign policy and relations with major world players as he spoke to international media on the last day of the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China. Read Full Article at RT.com
901 points by Russia Today | Russia United States Barack Obama George W. Bush Vladimir Putin President of the United States President of Russia The Hague
On Russia-backed TV network, Trump doubts Russian influence
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a Russia-funded television network that "it's probably unlikely" that Russia is trying to influence the U.S. election ...
2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Alexander Litvinenko Boris Yeltsin United States Prime Minister of Russia Beslan school hostage crisis
Can Uzbekistan's new leader balance China, Russia, and the U.S.?
Nearly a week after Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan's longtime autocratic president, was officially declared dead after suffering a stroke, the country's parliament appointed Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev as acting president on Thursday, setting the stage for the experienced bureaucrat to assume...
40 points by Chicago Tribune | Uzbekistan Central Asia Kyrgyzstan Kazakhstan Silk Road Tajikistan Vladimir Putin Russians
Russia says it will host peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians
President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have been unable to make any progress on peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to give it a try.
9 points by The Denver Post | Israel Yasser Arafat George W. Bush Vladimir Putin Syria Mahmoud Abbas Benjamin Netanyahu Barack Obama
Republicans Lawrence, Flanagan spar in 2nd Congressional District debate
The two Republican candidates vying to take on U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster in New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District made one thing very clear from the beginning to the end of – and even after – their debate Thursday in Manchester: District 2 needs a Republican in Washington.State Rep. Jack Flanagan...
4 points by Concord Monitor | Vladimir Putin United States President of the United States George W. Bush Dmitry Medvedev Barack Obama Donald Trump President of Russia
Airstrike kills top Nusra commander outside Aleppo, as Syrian Army retakes new neighborhood
Senior Al-Nusra Front commander, known under the alias Abu Omar Saraqeb, was reportedly killed in a targeted airstrike on the village of Kafr Naha, 15 km north of Aleppo. In the city, Syrian government forces regained control over Ramousah district. Read Full Article at RT.com
660 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Syria Dmitry Medvedev Military Damascus Boris Yeltsin Military of Syria
‘Loss of reputation’: Lawmaker hints at Clinton ‘phobia’ after Russian threat statements
State Duma MP Irina Yarovaya said that Hillary Clinton’s latest allegations that Russia could somehow interfere with US presidential polls could be a publicity stunt or a real phobia, but either way, they severely damage her reputation as a politician. Read Full Article at RT.com
407 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Democratic National Committee George W. Bush Democratic Party President of the United States Debbie Wasserman Schultz Boris Yeltsin Election
Trump attacks U.S. foreign policy in interview with Larry King on Russian TV network
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized U.S. foreign policy and the American political press corps Thursday during an interview on RT America, a state-owned Russian television network. In a wide-ranging interview that aired Thursday evening, Trump spoke with journalist Larry King...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama United States presidential election 2008 Bill Clinton Democratic Party United States Vladimir Putin
Clinton: GOP seeks ‘to undermine the right to vote’
North Carolinians should reject Republicans’ “concerted effort to undermine the right to vote” by showing up at the polls in droves, Hillary...       
227 points by USA Today | George W. Bush Vladimir Putin Voter turnout Elections Democratic Party President of the United States Bill Clinton Voting
Not Smiling Enough? Hillary Clinton Says She Will Stay Serious on Vital Issues
After a top Republican accused Mrs. Clinton of insufficient smiling at a national security forum, she suggested that it was a subject about women in politics that should be pondered.
9820 points by The New York Times | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Boris Yeltsin Bill Clinton Democratic Party United Russia
Trump attacks U.S. foreign policy, political press corps in state-owned Russian television network
The interview came as Trump faced sustained criticism for praising Russian President Vladimir Putin.
25851 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush President of the United States Vladimir Putin Bill Clinton Barack Obama United States presidential election 2008 United States Democratic Party
NBC's forum draws 14.7 million viewers, but Matt Lauer gets pummeled
Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump plans another visit to Capitol Hill Sept. 8, 2016, 5:42 p.m. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaign in swing states after their town hall on military issues. Donald Trump talks with members of Congress, plans another visit to Capitol Hill Libertarian nominee...
48 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush Barack Obama Iraq War President of the United States Dana Carvey Today NBC News
Mike Pence agrees with Trump that Russia's Putin is 'stronger' leader than Obama
Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump plans another visit to Capitol Hill Sept. 8, 2016, 3:24 p.m. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaign in swing states after their town hall on military issues. Donald Trump talks with members of Congress, plans another visit to Capitol Hill Libertarian nominee...
94 points by Los Angeles Times | George W. Bush Vladimir Putin President of the United States Democratic Party Barack Obama Illinois United States John McCain
Soviet papers: Palestinian President was a KGB agent
Once-secret Soviet documents claim Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was once a KGB agent codenamed "Mole."
683 points by CNN | Israel Vladimir Putin Yasser Arafat KGB Benjamin Netanyahu Palestinian National Authority Fatah Mahmoud Abbas
Spy games meet word games as officials warn Russia against election meddling
When some of the nation's top spies joined each other on stage at a conference Thursday, the question of whether Russia was behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and state elections systems soon came up. The spies carefully skirted the question. We're working with our partners...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Vladimir Putin Democratic Party United States Barack Obama George W. Bush Russia President of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation
Paul Ryan says Donald Trump is 'more disciplined,' now going an average of 11 days between Trump denouncements
A classic case of controlling your expectations
8 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush President of the United States John McCain Republican Party Controversy Barack Obama Democratic Party
Clinton blasts Trump's comments on military generals, Putin
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump Thursday for his condemnation of American military generals and his praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying her Republican opponent had "failed" at proving he can be commander in chief."Every Republican holding or seeking office in this country should be asked if they agree with Donald Trump about these statements," Clinton said in a news conference.
-1 points by Boston Herald | George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Iraq War Bill Clinton United States Vladimir Putin
Trump, Clinton continue clash over national security
Democrats hit Trump for comments on generals, security briefers, and Vladimir Putin       
25 points by USA Today | Barack Obama President of the United States George W. Bush Vladimir Putin Democratic Party Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton United States Secretary of State
Graham says Trump's Putin comments 'unnerves me to my core"
“You know, flattery can be used as a tool that sometimes bears very negative fruit,” said Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.),
3756 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama Russia Joe Biden Democratic Party United States Senate
Paul Ryan's Russia position is closer to Hillary Clinton's than Donald Trump's
Donald Trump can't help but praise Vladimir Putin. Paul Ryan can't help but disagree with Trump.
40 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush Russia Donald Trump United States presidential election 2008 Hillary Rodham Clinton Boris Yeltsin President of the United States Vladimir Putin
‘What Is Aleppo?’ Gary Johnson Asked. Let Us Explain.
An American presidential candidate asked what Aleppo is on national television. Some of the basics about what’s going on there.
5354 points by The New York Times | Vladimir Putin Syria Hillary Rodham Clinton Rebellion Turkey Byzantine Empire Muhammad Naji al-Otari Barack Obama
NBC's 'Commander in Chief Forum' draws 10.8 million viewers, but Matt Lauer gets pummeled for his moderating
The first joint appearance of presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on NBC’s “Commander in Chief Forum” averaged 10.8 million viewers on Wednesday. But the performance by moderator Matt Lauer, co-anchor of “Today,” became a hot topic during and after the event held at the Intrepid...
48 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush Barack Obama Iraq War President of the United States Today Dana Carvey 2003 invasion of Iraq
Paul Ryan is tired of Trump questions
“I’m not going to sit up here and do the tit-for-tat on what Donald said last night."       
-1 points by USA Today | Vladimir Putin President of the United States Russia George W. Bush United States Donald Trump Democratic Party Boris Yeltsin
Hillary Clinton Rips Donald Trump for Lauding Vladimir Putin
Mrs. Clinton asked, “What would Ronald Reagan say about a Republican nominee who attacks American generals and heaps praise on Russia’s president?”
16975 points by The New York Times | George W. Bush United States Barack Obama Democratic Party President of the United States Vladimir Putin Bill Clinton Boris Yeltsin
’Scary’ Trump & friendly media: Clinton’s first press event
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton held her first press conference in 278 days, blasting her Republican rival Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, while taking friendly questions from the assembled reporters. Read Full Article at RT.com
374 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush Boris Yeltsin Public relations NBC News MSNBC Today Dmitry Medvedev
Paul Ryan disagrees with Trump, calls Putin an "adversary"
Campaign 2016 updates: Voters struggle to commit, presenting a challenge for Trump and Clinton Sept. 8, 2016, 9:32 a.m. Donald Trump will stop in Cleveland, Ohio today. Hillary Clinton heads to Kansas City, Mo., for the National Baptist Convention. Voters are finding it harder than usual to commit...
54 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party John McCain Hillary Rodham Clinton United States presidential election 2008
Uzbekistan appoints PM Shavkat Mirziyoev as acting president
Ed AdamczykTASHKENT , Uzbekistan, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Shavkat Mirziyoev, Uzbekistan's prime minister, was named acting president Thursday after the death of longtime President Islam Karimov.
11 points by UPI | Vladimir Putin United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst President Uzbekistan Prime minister
Obama on Trump: He has 'outright wacky ideas'
President Obama shrugged off Donald Trump’s criticism of his leadership, calling the Republican nominee's ideas “outright wacky.”       
174 points by USA Today | Vladimir Putin United States President of the United States Barack Obama George W. Bush Democratic Party President of Russia Russia
Clinton blasts Trump's comments on military generals, Putin
Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump Thursday for his condemnation of American military generals and his praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying her Republican opponent had "failed" at proving he can ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Iraq War Vladimir Putin United States Senate United States
Clinton asks: What would Reagan think of Trump's comments?
Campaign 2016 updates: Voters struggle to commit, presenting a challenge for Trump and Clinton Sept. 8, 2016, 8:06 a.m. Donald Trump will stop in Cleveland, Ohio today. Hillary Clinton heads to Kansas City, Mo., for the National Baptist Convention. Voters are finding it harder than usual to commit...
17 points by Los Angeles Times | George W. Bush Bill Clinton Vladimir Putin Barack Obama Democratic Party Osama bin Laden Al-Qaeda Iraq War
Hillary finally faces reporters, but first assails Donald Trump as 'unfit' for commander in chief
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton ripped Donald Trump for what what she described as disrespecting American generals and the commander in chief, as she took reporters questions Thursday in front of her airplane. She went after the Republican nominee for his remarks a day earlier at a candidate forum, which ...
3 points by The Washington Times | President of the United States Barack Obama Vladimir Putin George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party John McCain Bill Clinton
Clinton calls Trump's Putin praise 'scary'
The Democratic nominee spoke to reporters the day after a national security forum.       
4076 points by USA Today | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Iraq War Vladimir Putin United States Democratic Party Ronald Reagan
Clinton to convene experts on fighting terror, vows to bring ISIS leader ‘to justice’
Clinton said Trump 'failed again' as a possible commander in chief in a forum Wednesday night.
21 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush President of the United States Vladimir Putin Osama bin Laden Bill Clinton Boris Yeltsin President of Russia United States
The lesson of Vladimir Putin's popularity isn't the one Donald Trump seems to be taking
Putin is popular in part because he crushes dissent -- which Trump doesn't shy away from endorsing.
173 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin Mass media Prime Minister of Russia Russia Dmitry Medvedev President of Russia Journalism
Clinton blasts Trump’s comments on generals, Putin
Clinton blasted Trump Thursday for his condemnation of American military generals and his praise for Putin        
-1 points by The Detroit News | President of the United States Barack Obama George W. Bush Democratic Party Iraq War Vladimir Putin United States Senate United States