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Trump says he has confidence in U.S. agencies on Russia, misspoke in Helsinki
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, grappling with a torrent of criticism over his performance at a Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday he misspoke at their joint news conference and meant to say he saw no reason why it was not Russia that interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.
Senate Republican leader warns Russia not to meddle in 2018 elections
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday the chamber could consider new sanctions against Russia and warned Russia not to meddle in the U.S. mid-term elections in November.
JPMorgan Chase invests in artificial intelligence startup Volley
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co
has made a strategic investment in Volley.com, a San Francisco-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to help large enterprises automatically generate training content for employees, the companies said on Tuesday.
Netflix shares take hit as subscriber slip hints at 'lumpy' road ahead
(Reuters) - Shares of Netflix Inc headed for their worst day in two years on Tuesday, falling as much as 14 percent after reporting a surprise shortfall in new subscribers in a quarter marked by the lack of a blockbuster new show and World Cup soccer.
Trump to speak about Putin meeting at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) -White House
WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will make remarks about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) on Tuesday before his planned meeting with members of Congress, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by David Alexander)
Mike Pompeo to testify on Russia next week: Senate panel chair
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will testify before Congress to discuss Russia next week, the Republican chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told reporters on Tuesday.
EU's Vestager to brief Google CEO ahead of record Android fine: source
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will brief Google CEO Sundar Pichai by telephone later on Tuesday on her ruling on the company's Android mobile operating system, a person familiar with the matter said.
Egypt targets social media with new law
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's parliament has passed a law giving the state powers to block social media accounts and penalize journalists held to be publishing fake news.
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Breitbart lobbying prompted U.S. envoy to raise Tommy Robinson case with British
LONDON, July 16 (Reuters) - A representative of U.S. President Donald Trump raised the case of jailed British anti-Muslim activist Tommy Robinson with Britain's ambassador to the United States following lobbying by the right-wing Breitbart.com website, according to a British government source and a pro-Robinson campaigner.
British caver says he approached by U.S., British lawyers over Musk's comments
MAE SAI, Thailand (Reuters) - A British caver who helped rescue 12 boys from a Thai cave said on Tuesday that he has been approached by British and American lawyers and will seek legal advice after Tesla CEO Elon Musk directed abuse at him on Twitter.
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