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Here’s One Credible Reason to Doubt the Russia-Kushner StoryFollowing the Washington Post report on Friday that top White House adviser Jared Kushner had approached the Russian ambassador to the US about opening a secret line of communications between Moscow and the Trump transition team in the months prior to his father-in-law’s inauguration, the White House has been trying to beat down the story. The administration sent out National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, one a current Army general and the other a retired Marine Corps general, to deliver a similar message over the weekend.

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Russia squares up to Boeing, Airbus with maiden jet flightRussia carried out the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger plane on Sunday, its first post-Soviet foray into production of a mainline commercial aircraft which it hopes will rival those of its Western competitors. In a surprise statement, manufacturer Irkut Corporation and its state-controlled parent company United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said an MS-21-300 model had successfully completed a 30-minute flight at a height of 1,000 meters and traveling at 300 km an hour. Squeezed by Western sanctions over its role in the Ukraine crisis, Russia is trying to rejuvenate domestic industrial production to make the country less dependant on foreign firms.

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8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrestedA man who got into an argument with his estranged wife over their children was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including a sheriff’s deputy. …

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The US is no longer a reliable ally and Europe's destiny is 'in our own hands'German chancellor Angela Merkel distanced herself from the US and the UK during a campaign event…

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Baristas say that Starbucks is ignoring a huge problem that is impacting salesStarbucks baristas say that a recent initiative to improve customer service proves how…

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9 of the Oddest Moments from Trump’s First Foreign TripLast Friday, as President Trump left Washington for his first trip abroad, an editorial in Der Spiegel, one of the largest and most influential magazines in Europe, made it clear just how monumental a task the new president had ahead of him in convincing European leaders to trust their new ally. The magazine didn’t just call for Trump to moderate some of his more controversial policies. Instead, the editorial demanded, “Trump has to be removed from the White House.

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Report suggests potentially alarming development in Jared Kushner's meeting with the head of a sanctioned Russian bankThe FBI is examining whether Russian officials suggested to President Donald Trump’s…

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'I would not be concerned about a Russia backchannel' between Trump and the KremlinNational security adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters on Saturday that he was not bothered by…

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2 people stabbed to death after confronting a man shouting 'hate speech' at Muslim women on trainTwo people were stabbed to death on a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon, on Friday afternoon…

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Trump's handlers want to start vetting his tweets so they 'don't go from the president's mind out to the universe'The Trump administration is looking for ways to recalibrate its affairs back home as President…

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Jared Kushner reportedly tried to set up a secret Trump-Russia backchannelJared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top White House adviser, was willing to go…

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Elon Musk's tunnel company just revealed new pictures of its futuristic cars that could travel at high speeds under citiesElon Musk’s Boring company published new images of concept vehicles that could one day be…

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Off-lease used cars are flooding market, pushing prices downIn 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases accounted for more than three-quarters of Q50 sales. Now they’re coming …

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Chinese fighter jets pulled an 'unsafe' close pass near a US Navy plane over the South China SeaChinese fighter jets have once again engaged in “unsafe and unprofessional” behavior around a US…

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Melania Trump wore a coat that costs more than most Americans earn in a yearMelania Trump wore a $51,500 Dolce & Gabbana jacket to a meeting with the spouses of some of…

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