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Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' with Russia during 2016 election campaign

Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' with Russia during 2016 election campaignDonald Trump’s personal lawyer has insisted he “never said there was no collusion” between the president’s campaign team and Russia. Rudy Giuliani said he had “no idea” if campaign staffers had been working with the Kremlin ahead of the 2016 election, and only knew that Mr Trump had not. The remarkable claim came during a CNN interview on Wednesday in which the former New York mayor complained about “false reporting” of the Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.



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Trump lawyer Giuliani says does not know if campaign colluded with Russia

Trump lawyer Giuliani says does not know if campaign colluded with RussiaDonald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who along with the president has repeatedly denied that any collusion occurred between Russia and other people in Trump’s 2016 campaign, retreated from those earlier broad statements, saying he had no idea whether any aides colluded with Moscow during that time. Trump and Giuliani have repeatedly and publicly said there was no collusion between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia.



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Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting says she won't come to U.S. to fight charges

Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting says she won't come to U.S. to fight chargesNatalia Veselnitskaya,the Russian lawyer who played a key role in the infamous Trump Tower meeting with Trump campaign officials, including Donald Trump Jr., tells Yahoo News she won’t return to the United States to face charges that she lied in an unrelated court case.



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Moscow demands U.S. explain charges against Russian Trump Tower lawyer

Moscow demands U.S. explain charges against Russian Trump Tower lawyerRussia on Friday demanded an explanation from the United States about charges brought against a Russian lawyer who attended a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower who was this week charged in a separate case. Natalia Veselnitskaya, who represented Russian defendants in a money laundering case settled in 2017, has been charged with obstructing justice in that case for submitting a declaration that she falsely represented came from the Russian government independently, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday. Speaking at a weekly news conference, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said it had become a habit in the United States to open criminal against Russians based on vague claims.



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Lawyer: Man denies involvement in killing of Houston girl

Lawyer: Man denies involvement in killing of Houston girlHOUSTON (AP) — A man accused in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old Houston girl says he wasn't involved in the attack, his lawyer said Thursday.



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Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. charged in unrelated case

Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. charged in unrelated caseNEW YORK (AP) — The Russian lawyer who attended the Trump Tower meeting that is a focus of the special counsel's investigation into possible collusion was charged with obstructing an unrelated tax-fraud case, federal prosecutors in New York said Tuesday.



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US citizen held in Moscow charged with 'espionage': lawyer

US citizen held in Moscow charged with 'espionage': lawyerRussian prosecutors have charged an American ex-Marine detained in Moscow last week with espionage, his lawyer said Thursday, the latest in a series of spying accusations between Moscow and Washington. “The tribunal has ordered the provisional detention” of Paul Whelan after he was charged, his lawyer Vladimir Zherebenkov was quoted as saying by the news agency Ria Novosti. Zherebenkov said he had appealed the ruling and asked for Whelan to be released on bail pending the start of the trial.



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Detained China lawyer to stand trial on Boxing Day

Detained China lawyer to stand trial on Boxing DayA Chinese human rights lawyer charged with state subversion over two years ago will make a court appearance the day after Christmas, his wife said Monday. Li Wenzu, who last week shaved her head in protest of her husband’s indefinite detention, posted on Twitter that Wang Quanzhang would be going to trial in two days in the northern city of Tianjin. “On December 24, 2018, Christmas Eve, I found out: the trial starts the day after Christmas,” Li wrote.



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Canadian held in China questioned daily, no lawyer, can't turn off light: sources

Canadian held in China questioned daily, no lawyer, can't turn off light: sourcesMichael Kovrig, a former diplomat and an adviser with the International Crisis Group (ICG) think-tank, and businessman Michael Spavor – after Canadian police arrested Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s [HWT.UL] chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Dec 1. Canada arrested Meng at the request of the United States, which is engaged in a trade war with China.



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Trump lawyer Giuliani rules out Mueller interview with Trump

Trump lawyer Giuliani rules out Mueller interview with TrumpWASHINGTON (AP) — With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with the special counsel.



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