James Mattis: No plans for U.S., Russian military cooperation in Syria

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Mega deals at stake US gives India waiver from sanctions

The U.S. intelligence community concluded Russia meddled in the 2016 election to try to help Trump win, and Russian President Vladimir Putin said last week at his joint press conference with Trump that he was rooting for the Republican.

USA and coalition commanders overseeing anti-Islamic State operations in Syria remain committed to military deconfliction with Russian forces in the country, deployed to support government troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, Mr. Mattis said during the briefing at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University in Palo Alto. Trump said he holds "both countries responsible" for Russia's interference in the 2016 USA presidential election because "we're all to blame".

More than half of American adults say they believe it's likely there will be Russian interference in November's midterm elections, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll released on Wednesday.

During a joint press conference after the Helsinki summit, Putin was asked if he had compromising information on Trump.

"The speaker and I have made it clear that Putin will not be welcome up here at the Capitol", McConnell told reporters Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Secretary of Defense James Mattis also confirmed that the USA was not cooperating with Russian Federation in Syria while speaking with Pompeo in Palo Alto, California, alongside their Australian counterparts. He also said he was open to legislation to put pressure on Moscow.

US announces billions to help farmers hurt by Trump tariffs
Those affected economies have in turn targeted USA agricultural products, including soybeans, dairy, meat, produce and liquor. The president's proposal was announced Tuesday in response to retaliatory tariffs imposed by China and other countries.

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This will be the second launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 Block 5, the final substantial upgrade to SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch vehicle. The weather was predicted to provide a 60 percent chance of acceptable conditions for the flight.

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Minella was disappointed but hopeful after her Gstaad breakthrough. "The first set was really tight". I'm glad to be in the final. and I hope I can get to the trophy".

"If the message is, 'Stop meddling in our country, stop violating our sovereignty, ' then I support that. It is important to the world that at the right time, through a voluntary mechanism, these refugees are able to return to their home country", Pompeo told reporters at the United Nations.

'Following his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump's job approval is back below 40 percent again, ' he said. Trump's invitation for Putin to visit Washington has also caused unease.

Besides McConnell and Ryan, other prominent congressional Republicans do not share Trump's upbeat views of Putin.

The poll result follows more than a year's worth of exhaustive coverage on the Golden Showers dossier, the Russia probe, and an unfolding series of ties between top level and lower level Trump campaign officials who had contacts with Russians during the campaign.

On Monday, the House and Senate armed services committees released the final version of their compromise defense bill for 2019 that once again renewed a prohibition on "military-to-military cooperation" with Russian Federation.

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