Emails: Trump Jr. embraced help said to be from Kremlin

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. eagerly accepted help from what was described to him as a Russian government effort to aid his father's campaign with damaging information about Hillary Clinton, according to emails he released publicly on Tuesday.

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  • Written by By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Survey: 4 in 10 US adults have experienced online harassment

 

NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says a whopping 41 percent of U.S. adults have experienced online harassment, ranging from offensive name-calling to stalking and sexual harassment.

That's up from 35 percent in 2014.

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  • Written by By BARBARA ORTUTAY , AP Technology Writer

Officer who killed Castile to be paid $48,500 in buyout

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota police officer who was acquitted in last year's fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile will receive $48,500 as he leaves the suburban department that employed him at the time of the killing, according to a separation agreement announced Monday.

  • Written by By AMY FORLITI , Associated Press

Gay rights group launches $26M campaign ahead of midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Human Rights Campaign, one of the nation's leading gay rights groups, is launching a $26 million political organizing effort ahead of next year's midterm elections.

  • Written by By JULIE PACE , AP Washington Bureau Chief

The obscure sanctions law that made the Kremlin see red

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.'s unusual campaign-season meeting with a Russian lawyer supposedly covered an obscure sanctions law that has infuriated the Kremlin.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press