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Report: Russian hackers spoke about Clinton emails, Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian hackers discussed during the 2016 presidential campaign whether they could obtain emails pilfered from Hillary Clinton and ultimately get them to an adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump, according to a report published Thursday by The Wall Street Journal.

Jun. 29, 2017 8:18 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 28 The New York Times on the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights: Civil rights organizations and some members of Congress are troubled by the Trump administration's rollback of civil rights enforcement generally, but they are particularly worried by what is going on at the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Jun. 28, 2017 3:56 PM EDT
Correction: Bernie Sanders-Wife-Investigation story

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — In a story June 26 about how wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders hiring attorneys to represent her during a federal investigation into a real estate deal she was involved with, The Associated Press reported erroneously when Bernie Sanders made comments on the investigation.

Jun. 28, 2017 3:51 PM EDT
Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump, the richest man to call the White House home, is turning his back on the people who got him elected in favor of his wealthy peers.

Jun. 27, 2017 3:58 AM EDT
Pepe lives: Cartoonist resurrecting frog hijacked by trolls

Pepe the Frog is coming back from the dead.Los Angeles-based cartoonist Matt Furie told The Associated Press on Monday that he intends to resurrect the character he killed off last month in what appeared to be a rebuke to racist, anti-Semitic internet trolls who hijacked his creation, transforming it into a hate symbol.

Jun. 26, 2017 4:13 PM EDT
AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump's favor.

Jun. 25, 2017 3:04 AM EDT
US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials sought Wednesday to underscore for lawmakers the threat Russia posed to the 2016 vote for the White House, outlining efforts to hack into election systems in 21 states and to fill the internet with misinformation during a divisive campaign season.

Jun. 21, 2017 9:32 PM EDT