Government transitions

In this May 23, 2017, photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, left, and his wife Ivanka Trump watch during a visit by President Donald Trump to Yad Vashem to honor the victims of the Holocaust in Jerusalem. The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump’s son-in-law, Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials. Kushner, a key White House adviser, had meetings late last year with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 28, 2017 - 2:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. Kushner spoke with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about...
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In this May 23, 2017, photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, left, and his wife Ivanka Trump watch during a visit by President Donald Trump to Yad Vashem to honor the victims of the Holocaust in Jerusalem. The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump’s son-in-law, Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials. Kushner, a key White House adviser, had meetings late last year with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 27, 2017 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat, The Associated Press has learned. Kushner spoke with...
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US President Donald Trump's assistant and daughter Ivanka Trump holds hands with her husband White House senior advisor Jared Kushner as they leave the Pantheon following their private visit, in Rome, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 10:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments involving possible connections between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign (all times local): 10 a.m. Some of President Donald Trump's top aides are refusing to address reports that Trump's son-in-law — White House adviser Jared Kushner — and a...
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Police officers and others gather in front of the entrance of Phramongkutklao Hospital, a military-owned hospital that is also open to civilians, as people evacuated sit outside in Bangkok after a bomb wounded more than 20 people, in Bangkok Monday, May 22, 2017. The deputy commissioner of the Royal Thai Police said investigators found traces of batteries and wires at the scene Monday. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
May 22, 2017 - 5:09 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A bomb exploded at a military-run hospital in Bangkok on Monday, the third anniversary of a military coup, and police said 25 people were wounded. Investigators found remnants of batteries and wires at the scene of the blast on the ground floor of Phramongkutklao Hospital, said...
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President Donald Trump watches Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan depart the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The White House defended Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials as "wholly appropriate," as Trump tried to beat back criticism from fellow Republicans and calm international allies increasingly wary about sharing their secrets with the new president. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 16, 2017 - 7:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to Russian officials isn't the first time his team's handling of secrets has raised alarm bells. In the weeks before Trump took office, Obama administration officials were so concerned by the Trump transition team's...
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Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 8, 2017, prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing: "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election."(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 08, 2017 - 11:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates told Congress Monday she bluntly warned the Trump White House in January that new National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "essentially could be blackmailed" by the Russians because he apparently had lied to his bosses about his contacts...
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Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 8, 2017, while testifying before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing: "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 08, 2017 - 9:36 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHAT FORMER AG SAYS SHE TOLD TRUMP ABOUT FLYNN Testifying before Congress, Sally Yates says she advised the incoming president that then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "essentially...
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Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 8, 2017, prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing: "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election."(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 08, 2017 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates told Congress Monday she bluntly warned the Trump White House in January that new National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "essentially could be blackmailed" by the Russians because he apparently had lied to his bosses about his contacts...
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Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, right, and former National Intelligence Director James Clapper, prepare to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 8, 2017, before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing: "Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 08, 2017 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, speaking publicly for the first time about concerns she brought to the Trump White House on Russia, told Congress on Monday she warned that National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "essentially could be blackmailed" because he apparently...
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Incoming French President Emmanuel Macron leaves the Louvre Museum after addressing his supporters in Paris, Sunday May 7, 2017. Macron says that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (Philippe Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 5:50 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): 11:45 a.m. French President Francois Hollande says his successor Emmanuel Macron's inauguration will be Sunday. The president said the transfer of power would take place just a week after Macron's election as the...
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