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Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin
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Asian shares muted as investors await raft of economic data
Washington Post • Kelvin Chan ,  Ap
North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch lands in Japanese waters
Washington Post • Foster Klug
On Russia-Kushner Backchannel, Trump's H.R. McMaster And John Kelly Show Lack Of Judgment
Forbes • Anders Corr, Contributor
As White House defends Kushner, experts question his back-channel move
Chicago Tribune • Abby Phillip, Max Ehrenfreund
Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies
Washington Post • Demetris Nellas ,  Ap
Trump returns to an increasingly troubled White House and criticism from allies
Los Angeles Times • Laura King
Manchester Attack Puts Concert Industry Further on the Defensive
Bloomberg • Lucas Shaw
Military officers seed the ranks across Trump’s national security council
Washington Post • Missy Ryan
Spain: 8 hurt as car fleeing police rams into crowded street
Washington Post • Associated Press
 
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Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin
Washington Post
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Asian shares muted as investors await raft of economic data
Washington PostKelvin Chan ,  Ap
Stock markets in Asia were subdued in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy.
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International Security, Politics & Policy
North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch lands in Japanese waters
Washington PostFoster Klug
SEOUL — North Korea on Monday fired an apparent ballistic missile off its east coast that landed in the waters of Japan’s economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, the latest in a strin...
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Diplomacy, Homeland Security
On Russia-Kushner Backchannel, Trump's H.R. McMaster And John Kelly Show Lack Of Judgment
ForbesAnders Corr, Contributor
Tweet This Kushner's backchannel proposal reportedly surprised Ambassador Kislyak. But Kelly said such backchannel communication “doesn’t bother me” and “is a good thing.” McMaster said he was “not concerned.” These statements show loyalty to the boss’ son-in-law, rather than loyalty to the...
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Barack Obama, Education
As White House defends Kushner, experts question his back-channel move
Chicago TribuneAbby Phillip, Max Ehrenfreund
(Nicholas Kamm / AFP/Getty Images) The Trump administration argued over the weekend that back-channel communications are acceptable in building dialogue with foreign governments, part of an effort to minimize fallout over White House adviser Jared Kushner's reported discussion about creating a secret...
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International Security, World Politics
Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies
Washington PostDemetris Nellas ,  Ap
Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis has died at age 98.
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Education, Homeland Security
Trump returns to an increasingly troubled White House and criticism from allies
Los Angeles TimesLaura King
Whatever respite President Trump may have received from his nine-day overseas trip came to an abrupt end Sunday as administration allies sought to beat back allegations about his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, while the leader of Europe’s most powerful nation suggested the U.S....
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Homeland Security
Manchester Attack Puts Concert Industry Further on the Defensive
BloombergLucas Shaw
Paris tragedy added $15,000 a day to festival costs in France Location, timing of bombing point to changing needs for venues The suicide bombing of the Manchester Arena last week is forcing operators of large public venues to reassess their security measures...
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Defense Policy, International Security
Military officers seed the ranks across Trump’s national security council
Washington PostMissy Ryan
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International Security, World Politics
Spain: 8 hurt as car fleeing police rams into crowded street
Washington PostAssociated Press
Authorities in Spain arrested two people who appeared to be drunk after the car they were in injured seven people while fleeing from a police road check in the southern coastal town of Marbella.
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