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Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg testifies before the US Senate Intelligence Committee. Photograph: Getty

Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, has admitted to US senators that the company has been “too slow” to spot Russia’s attempts t(...)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions: to testify before the senate intelligence committee. Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP Photo

The US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, will testify publicly before the intelligence committee of the United States Senate on Tuesday, when he is ex(...)

A file  photograph made available by the Russian foreign ministry shows US president Donald Trump  speaking with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov (left) and Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak during their meeting in the White House in Washington. Photograph: EPA/Russian foreign ministry

Donald Trump will undertake his first foreign visit on Friday when he begins an eight-day trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Rome and Brussels. The timin(...)

President Donald Trump talks about his firing of FBI director James Comey to reporters while meeting with former secretary of state Henry Kissinger in the Oval Office. Photograph: Doug Mills

Senior Republican Mitch McConnell has rejected calls by Democrats for a special counsel to be appointed to investigate Russian interference in last ye(...)

The White House  has argued the sacking of FBI director James Comey is linked to his mishandling of the Hillary Clinton email controversy. File photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

FBI chief James Comey sought extra resources for his investigation into links between the Trump campaign team and the Kremlin days before he was fired(...)

 The White House said US president Donald Trump dismissed FBI director James Comey on  “clear recommendations” from attorney general Jeff Session and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein. Photograph: Reuters

White House press secretary Sean Spicer was uncharacteristically reticent when asked on Tuesday if US president Donald Trump still had confidence in F(...)

US House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan during a press conference on Thursday, in which he said he understood President Donald Trump’s frustration at last week’s failed attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. Photograph:  Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump warned conservative Republicans that he may not support them in next year’s mid-term elections as tensions continued within (...)

 House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes:  it recently emerged he had received  information allegedly germane to the inquiry in the grounds of the White House but it is not clear how he obtained clearance to be there. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty

A congressional inquiry into Russian interference in last year’s US election has been thrown into disarray amid continued pressure on the chairman of (...)

Trump Tower  in New York, US. File photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the US senate intelligence committee said on Thursday they saw no evidence to support US president Donald Tr(...)

Senator  Elizabeth Warren (left), New Hampshire governor Maggie Hassan and democratic presidential nominee  Hillary Clinton greet supporters during a campaign rally at Saint Anselm College this week   in Manchester, New Hampshire. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

On a brisk New Hampshire morning, Marc Tetrenault walks with friends on the campus of leafy St Anselm College in Manchester as Hillary Clinton’s play(...)

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