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President-elect Joe Biden confirmed Merrick Garland as his pick for US attorney general.

Some see Julian Assange as a fearless campaigner for press freedom, while others believe he was reckless with classified information, possibly endangering sources.

No evidence of decisive election fraud: US attorney general

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No evidence of decisive election fraud: US attorney general

Bill Barr's comments confirmed the conclusions of the Department of Homeland Security, US intelligence and independent poll watchers that the 2020 election was the "most secure in American history".

US slaps sanctions on Iranian entities for ‘election interference’

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US slaps sanctions on Iranian entities for ‘election interference’

The US has ordered new sanctions on five Iranian entities, accusing them of spreading online disinformation in order to influence upcoming US ...

US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

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US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team investigated suspected ties between Egypt and a last-minute campaign finance ...

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Ex-FBI chief to testify to Congress ahead of election

James Comey will testify to Congress later this month about his role in a probe of Russian election interference.

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Lebanese-American UAE adviser sentenced over child sex charges

Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, an unofficial liaison between top US and Middle Eastern officials, was sentenced to 10 years in ...

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UAE, Saudi 'bought election for Trump', Lebanese-American businessman claims

A Lebanese-American businessman has claimed that millions in illicit foreign donations were passed off as small US donations towards the 2016 ...

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Trump acquitted in Senate impeachment trial

President Donald Trump was acquitted by the Republican-controlled Senate in a historic impeachment vote.

Trump says will 'strongly consider' testifying in impeachment probe

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Trump says will 'strongly consider' testifying in impeachment probe

Following recent comments made by Nancy Pelosi, Trump is considering to testify before the impeachment probe.

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Baghdadi may have ordered execution of US hostage

In this new account of the last days of her life, 26-year-old Kayla Mueller was executed by IS operatives because she knew Baghdadi's ...

Why Trump says he's 'unbothered' by Russian interference reports

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Why Trump says he's 'unbothered' by Russian interference reports

Trump reportedly told the Russian foreign minister and ambassador that he was not bothered by their country's meddling because the US did the ...

<em>Mueller</em> to Congress: Trump was not exonerated

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Mueller to Congress: Trump was not exonerated

Former special counsel Robert Mueller said President Donald Trump had not been exonerated by his investigation.

Tight-lipped <em>Mueller</em> to testify at hearings on Trump 'crimes'

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Tight-lipped Mueller to testify at hearings on Trump 'crimes'

Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller finally faces congressional interrogators on Wednesday, testifying in televised ...

Trump to Congress: 'You can't impeach me'

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Trump to Congress: 'You can't impeach me'

Trump urged to Congress that he cannot be impeached as the Muller report investigating his allowing of Russian involvement in the 2016 elections ...

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'Nothing wrong with help from Russians': Trump's lawyer

Trump's lawyer defended Russia's role in the 2016 US elections, saying there was nothing wrong with Trump receiving Moscow's help.

Sam Hamad

Despite Muller findings, Trump remains a Russian asset

Comment: The question of outright collusion may be over, but it's clear Putin and Trump are allies in an axis of authoritarianism, writes Sam ...

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FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians

A probe by the FBI has opened to investigate whether Donald Trump is working for the Kremlin.

Azmi Haroun

How anti-Arab hate becomes invisible in the US

Comment: The lack of statistics on Arab Americans - classed as 'white' on the Census - is rendering anti-Arab hate crimes invisible, writes Azmi ...

All the President's Men: Manafort convicted, Cohen caves

Andrew Leber

All the President's Men: Manafort convicted, Cohen caves

Comment: Even more now rides on the Midterm elections in November, writes Andrew Leber.

Wilson Dizard

Cyber war laws: Only hope for saving civilian minds

Comment: Russian election meddling is evidence that the civilian mind is no longer sovereign, writes Wilson Dizard.

Trump election campaign chief jailed, following 'witness tampering' charges

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Trump election campaign chief jailed, following 'witness tampering' charges

US President Donald Trump's campaign manager has been detained on judge's orders, as part of a probe into alleged Russian interference in the ...

Riyadh, Abu Dhabi 'used sleazy Washington lobbyists' against Qatar

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Riyadh, Abu Dhabi 'used sleazy Washington lobbyists' against Qatar

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been dealing with a pair of controversial Washington lobbyists to sway the US government to sanction Qatar, an ...

Trump was 'offered election help' from MbS, MbZ: report

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Trump was 'offered election help' from MbS, MbZ: report

This marks the first time a country other than Russia reportedly offered assistance to help Donald Trump win the US presidency.

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