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MOSCOW | Report: Russia has access to UK visa processing

MOSCOW — Investigative group Bellingcat and Russian website ‘The Insider’ claim Russian intelligence has infiltrated the computer infrastructure of a company that processes British visa applications. The investigation, published Friday, aims to show how two suspected Russian military intelligence agents, who have been charged with poisoning a former Russian spy in the English city of … Continue reading MOSCOW | Report: Russia has access to UK visa processing

WADA: Scott wasn’t bullied but more interviews needed

World Anti-Doping Agency investigators found no evidence athletes’ representative Beckie Scott was bullied at a recent meeting, but more people need to be interviewed to determine what happened. Scott’s bullying allegation has dominated much of the global anti-doping conversation since she revealed it last month, saying she was mistreated at a September meeting at which … Continue reading WADA: Scott wasn’t bullied but more interviews needed

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | California bar shooter had been a Marine, lived with his mom

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The gunman who killed 12 people at a country music bar in a Los Angeles suburb was a former military machine gunner who was interviewed by mental health specialists months ago after a neighbor reported a disturbance. Ian David Long, 28, apparently killed himself after the Wednesday attack. He had joined … Continue reading THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | California bar shooter had been a Marine, lived with his mom

WASHINGTON | Melania Trump says she loves Trump, ignores cheating rumors

WASHINGTON  — Melania Trump says she loves President Donald Trump and has “much more important things to think about” than allegations he cheated on her with a porn star, a Playboy Playmate or anyone else. Mrs. Trump, who was interviewed by ABC while touring Africa last week, said people are just spreading rumors about her … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Melania Trump says she loves Trump, ignores cheating rumors

WASHINGTON | Melania Trump says she ignores rumors of Trump’s infidelity

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump says she loves President Donald Trump and has “much more important things to think about” than allegations he cheated on her. Mrs. Trump says she’s “a mother and a first lady” and media outlets “speculate” about her marriage and “circulate the gossip.” She says allegations of her husband’s infidelities are not … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Melania Trump says she ignores rumors of Trump’s infidelity

WASHINGTON | Mnuchin says Trump respects the independence of the Fed

WASHINGTON  — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump respects the independence of the Federal Reserve and his recent comments were simply a reflection of the fact that he favors low interest rates. In a CNBC interview, Mnuchin says that Trump understands that the Fed is doing its job. Mnuchin praised Fed Chairman Jerome … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Mnuchin says Trump respects the independence of the Fed

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh says he ‘might have been too emotional’ at hearing

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh acknowledged Thursday he “might have been too emotional” when testifying about sexual misconduct allegations as he made a final bid to win over wavering GOP senators on the eve of a crucial vote to advance his confirmation. Three GOP senators and one Democrat remain undecided about elevating Kavanaugh … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh says he ‘might have been too emotional’ at hearing

WASHINGTON | The Latest: FBI interviews woman Ford said attended party

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 9 p.m. The FBI has interviewed a woman who Christine Blasey Ford said attended the same party where Ford said she was attacked by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the 1980s. An attorney for Leland Keyser says she was questioned by … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: FBI interviews woman Ford said attended party