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Kremlin takes Trump to task over his gas pipeline comments: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s criticism of Russia’s Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline to Europe is an egregious example of unscrupulous competition and it worries Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Helsinki-Vantaa airport …

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U.S. launches five WTO challenges to retaliatory tariffs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States launched five separate World Trade Organization dispute actions on Monday challenging retaliatory tariffs imposed by China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey following U.S. duties on steel and aluminum. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing …

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Trump says NATO summit was 'truly great'

MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post on Monday the NATO summit he attended last week had been a success and was inaccurately reported by much of the media. U.S. President Donald Trump waves to the media after arriving in Vantaa, Finland, July 15, 2018. …

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FCC raises concerns about Sinclair-Tribune deal, shares fall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai questioned Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc’s (SBGI.O) proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co (TRCO.N), in a surprise decision that could potentially scuttle the deal and sent shares of both companies tumbling. FILE PHOTO: Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Ajit …

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Thousands of Mega logins dumped online, exposing user files

(Image: ZDNet) Thousands of credentials for accounts associated with New Zealand-based file storage service Mega have been published online, ZDNet has learned. The text file contains over 15,500 usernames, passwords, and files names, indicating that each account had been improperly accessed and file names scraped. Patrick Wardle, chief research officer …

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Trump says Obama did nothing about Russian election meddling

MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post on Monday his predecessor, Barack Obama, paid little attention to FBI allegations of Russian election meddling and they were only taken seriously after he was elected. U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrives in Vantaa, …

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U.S. ready for direct talks with Afghan Taliban, general says

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) – The United States is ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban in an effort to end the 17 year-long war in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander, said on Monday, amid growing speculation about possible peace talks. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Army General John …

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