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Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 10:13 AM PDT

Breaking Down the Trump-Putin Summit

Breaking Down the Trump-Putin Summit

NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston sits down with Vicky Nguyen to chat about the summit featuring President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 10:09 AM PDT

Cohen Claims to Have Secretly Taped Candidate Trump

Cohen Claims to Have Secretly Taped Candidate Trump

NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston and Vicky Nguyen discuss Michael Cohen's claim that he secretly taped Donald Trump while he was a presidential candidate.

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 06:21 AM PDT

Cuba Approves New Leader's Cabinet With Old Faces in Place

Cuba Approves New Leader's Cabinet With Old Faces in Place

Cuban lawmakers on Saturday approved the Cabinet named by new President Miguel Diaz-Canel, keeping most of the ministers from Raul Castro's government in place, except for in the key post of economic reform. At...

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 07:46 AM PDT

US Silent on Whether Envoys Discussed Suspected Russia Agent

US Silent on Whether Envoys Discussed Suspected Russia Agent

The U.S. version of what the top American and Russian diplomats discussed in their most recent telephone call makes no mention of the Russian woman arrested by American authorities and suspected of being a...

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 03:51 AM PDT

FISA Warrant for Former Trump Aide Carter Page Made Public

FISA Warrant for Former Trump Aide Carter Page Made Public

The FBI on Saturday made public redacted documents related to the electronic surveillance of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page, who was at the center of a controversy over how the FBI sought the secretive...

Sunday, Jul 22, 2018 at 08:20 PM PDT

Israel Evacuates Volunteer Group 'White Helmets' From Syria

Israel Evacuates Volunteer Group 'White Helmets' From Syria

The Israeli military in coordination with its U.S. and European allies evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as the White Helmets from near its volatile frontier with Syria, in a complex and...

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 09:48 PM PDT

Top Intel Official Says He Meant No Disrespect to Trump

Top Intel Official Says He Meant No Disrespect to Trump

The top U.S. intelligence official said Saturday he meant no disrespect to President Donald Trump in a televised interview discussing the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Director of National...

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 08:26 PM PDT

Kavanaugh: Watergate Tapes Decision May Have Been Wrong

Kavanaugh: Watergate Tapes Decision May Have Been Wrong

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his...

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 08:53 AM PDT

Congress Strips ZTE Penalty Provision From Defense Bill

Congress Strips ZTE Penalty Provision From Defense Bill

In a concession to the White House, Republicans in Congress weakened a provision to levy harsh penalties on Chinese telecom giant ZTE from the must-pass annual defense bill on Friday, NBC News reported. Democr...

Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 at 04:24 PM PDT

Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'

Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'

Donald Trump said Saturday he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client, as the president weighed in after the disclosure that in the weeks before the 2016 election, his then-personal attorney...

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