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SF Giants’ Brandon Belt Blames Russia for Losing All-Star Final Vote

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt finished second to Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar in MLB’s Final Vote for the National League All-Star team, and he said Russia may have interfered with the election. “First off, I just

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Fusion GPS Founders: ‘Put Aside Russia Collusion’

Fusion GPS founders Peter Fritsch and Glenn R. Simpson urge the public to set aside the “Russia collusion” theory and to focus instead on President Donald Trump’s business practices, which they say could have aided global money-laundering.

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Wolff Book Actually Suggests No Russia Collusion Scheme

The salacious new book Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff has excited President Trump’s critics, who argue that its contents show that a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between the Trump campaign and Russians was collusion.

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Report: Russia ‘Dossier’ Based on 10-Year-Old Wall Street Journal Articles

Lee Smith of Tablet magazine has traced the origins of the Russia “dossier” — the Democrat-funded opposition research project that may have laid the foundations for the ongoing Russia investigation — to several Wall Street Journal articles that appeared in print a decade ago.

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Greenwald: U.S. Media Suffered Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages

Glenn Greenwald writes at the The Intercept that CNN’s blatantly false report that the Trump campaign had been caught colluding with Wikileaks (and thus Russia) before the release of the trove of DNC emails was the start of “one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time.” The fake news was hyped all over television and the Internet, especially by MSNBC. From his article:

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Sally Yates’s Rebellion Ends with a Whimper

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has had a whirlwind year as the left’s newest darling. She became an instant political celebrity when she refused to defend President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and travel from terror-prone countries — the so-called “travel ban.”

FILE - In this June 13, 2012, file photo then-FBI Director Robert Mueller listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller took office as FBI director in 2001 expecting to dig into drug cases, white-collar misdeeds and violent crime. A week later was Sept. 11. Overnight, his mission …

After First Indictments, Still No Evidence of Trump Collusion with Russia

Special Counsel Robert Mueller unveiled the first charges in his investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Monday. But after two indictments and a guilty plea, there is still no evidence of any collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, as Democrats and their media allies have hoped for months.