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Top US spy: Intel community not source of Trump leaks

WASHINGTON: US intelligence chief James Clapper on Wednesday expressed “profound dismay” to Donald Trump over leaked details of a security briefing that reportedly contained explosive but unsubstantiated allegations about the president-elect. American intelligence officials last week presented to Trump, as well as to President Barack Obama, a two-page synopsis about …

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“You are fake news” Trump refuses CNN reporter question

United States President-elect Donald Trump in his first press conference blasted a CNN reporter for publishing a report alleging Trump has strong business links with Russia. The CNN reported that intelligence officials had briefed Trump over information generated by political opponent about Trump’s personal and business dealings in Russia. During …

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Russian hackers claim to have compromising information on Trump: CNN

WASHINGTON: Classified documents presented last week to President-elect Donald Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising information about him, CNN reported on Tuesday. The allegations were in a two-page synopsis appended to a report presented by US intelligence officials to Trump and President Barack Obama on Russian …

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Russia hacked Republican state campaigns but not Trump’s: FBI head

WASHINGTON: Russia hacked into Republican state political campaigns and old email domains of the Republican National Committee but there is no evidence it successfully penetrated President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign, FBI Director James Comey said on Tuesday. Comey also told lawmakers Russia did not release information obtained from the state campaigns …

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