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How Trump gets his fake news

The president rarely surfs the web on his own, but his staff have made a habit of slipping news stories on to his desk—including the occasional internet hoax. White House...

Russia’s Putin blames U.S. cyberspies for global hacking wave

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Monday of developing the sophisticated hacking tools used in a worldwide cyberattack, crippling computers including those used by Russian law...

Ex-intelligence leaders: ‘Nightmare’ if Trump leaked to Russia

The president could have hampered the U.S. response to ISIS, security experts say. President Donald Trump’s allegedly loose lips with the Russians could have caused serious damage to U.S. efforts...

North Korea Missile Test Appears to Tiptoe Over a U.S. Tripwire

For months, Washington has been bracing for North Korea to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, waiting to see how close it could get to the United States and how...

‘Enough Was Enough’: How Festering Anger at Comey Ended in His Firing

By the end, neither of them thought much of the other. After President Trump accused his predecessor in March of wiretapping him, James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director, was flabbergasted....

Comey firing ‘may well produce impeachment proceedings’

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's decision to fire his FBI director could lead to possible impeachment proceedings in Congress. "It may well produce another United States...

Israeli Flagship Newscast Suddenly Shut Down Over Netanyahu’s Concerns

Staff of Israel's flagship evening newscast, "Mabat LaHadashot" ("A Glance at the News"), a public broadcast funded by the government, were told abruptly that their show was being terminated. David...

Turkey blasts Trump administration choice to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters, demands decision reversed

Turkey slammed the Trump administration's decision to supply Syrian Kurdish fighters with weapons against the Islamic State group and demanded Wednesday that it be reversed, heightening tensions between the...

Moon’s rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes abroad

SEOUL, South Korea — Which of South Korea’s neighbors and allies stand to benefit most from liberal Moon Jae-in’s ascension to the presidency this week? It might be North Korea,...

With Awkward Timing, Trump Meets Top Russian Official

What a day for President Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with a top Russian official. Only hours after dismissing James B. Comey as director of the F.B.I., amid an investigation into...