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Source: CBS News

Trump says written responses to questions will go to Mueller team next week

Sunday 12:39 GMT

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump says he "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to catch him in a lie. "They're all done," Trump told reporters at the White House early Saturday before leaving for California, adding that his responses will soon be submitted to Mueller's team.

They will join Mr. Trump on his visit, according to the governor's office, although details of Mr. Trump's itinerary were not released as of Saturday morning.

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Source: BBC

England 2-1 Croatia in Nations League: Three Lions deliver Wembley win to savour

Tuesday 00:35 GMT

England have waited more than a decade to provide the "new" Wembley with a game, a victory and an occasion that would live indelibly in the memory bank - but Gareth Southgate's side delivered it against Croatia.

This may have been the Uefa Nations League, still the infant poor relation when set alongside the World Cup and Euros, but the dramatic manner in which England transformed potential relegation from their group into a 2-1 victory that sent them to next summer's finals had great significance in the wider context.

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Source: The Guradian

European diplomats mount last-ditch effort to stop US ditching INF treaty

Monday 08:04 GMT

However, the diplomats involved are not confident of success in the effort to save the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.

European officials are seeking to act as intermediaries between Russia and the US in the hope of salvaging a cold war-era arms control treaty that Donald Trump has threatened to scrap. However, the diplomats involved are not confident of success in the effort to save the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.

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Source: Global News

Donald Trump says he won’t intervene if acting attorney general limits Mueller probe

Monday 17:15 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker, his acting U.S. attorney general, moved to curtail Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

In an interview with the “Fox News Sunday” program taped on Friday, Trump also said he probably would not agree to a sit-down interview with Mueller, who also is investigating whether the Republican president’s campaign conspired with Moscow and whether Trump has unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe.

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Source: Global News

Ukrainian foreign minister says government determined to take back Crimea from Russia

Monday 17:15 GMT

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told Global News’ Mercedes Stephenson in this week’s The West Block that his government is determined to take back the region of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014 and remains under occupation.

“We have a real hot war in Ukraine, almost every night Ukrainian soldiers are killed along the tag line because the Russians keep sending to the occupied Donbass, troops, mercenaries. At the same time, [there is] a total clamp down on human rights,” Klimkin explained.

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Source: DW

Nations League: Relegated Germany face tough task against flying Dutch

Monday 17:15 GMT

Germany have already been relegated from Nations League group A1, but there is plenty at stake when they face an in-form Netherlands on Monday.

The Nations League is not an easy concept to get to grips with, but along with the four group winners in League A, the six next-best teams will be seeded for December's ten-group draw, meaning two sides miss out. With Iceland already out of contention, Germany must better Poland's result against Portugal, who have already sealed their place as one of the final four of the Nations League.

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Source: BBC

England 2-1 Croatia: Harry Kane seals Nations League finals spot

Monday 16:20 GMT

England staged a superb late comeback to beat Croatia at Wembley to reach the finals of the inaugural Uefa Nations League.

With five minutes left and the Three Lions still facing relegation, captain Harry Kane slid in Ben Chilwell's free-kick to send England through and relegate Croatia. England manager Gareth Southgate will have feared an old flaw was returning to haunt his side when Kramaric put Croatia ahead just before the hour after seemingly taking an age to twist and turn before beating Jordan Pickford.

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Source: CBS News

Lawyer for WikiLeaks' Assange says he would fight charges

Sunday 12:39 GMT

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one of his lawyers said, foreshadowing a possible fight over extradition for a central figure in the U.S. special counsel's Russia-Trump investigation.

Assange, 47, has resided in the Ecuadorian Embassy under a grant of asylum for more than six years to avoid being extradited to Sweden, where he was accused of sex crimes, or to the United States, whose government he has repeatedly humbled with mass disclosures of classified information.

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Source: Fox News

Sheryl Sandberg says New York Times report she was disinterested in Russian meddling is 'simply untrue'

Monday 10:51 GMT

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has hit back at a scathing New York Times report on the social network’s handling of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

FACEBOOK WILL CREATE INDEPENDENT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO DEAL WITH CONTENT ISSUES. In her first interview since the New York Times article was published, Sandberg told CBS This Morning that Facebook “absolutely did not pay anyone to create fake news.”


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte