Trump Jr. Spoke With Russian Lawyer During Campaign, Iraqi Forces Take Mosul, and More
The president’s son Donald Jr. acknowledged Monday that he met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign, to hear potential damaging information about Hillary Clinton.
The New York Times broke the story on Saturday, citing advisers to the White House who were briefed on the discussion. The meeting was the earliest known private one between key aides to the president and a Russian. Read the story from The AP.
Iraqi Forces Take Mosul
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew to the northern city and declared victory on Sunday, drawing to a close nine months of fighting and signaling the recapture of the largest city held by ISIS. But it is far from an end to fighting against the militants. Read the story from The Atlantic.
Trump Says ‘Time To Move On’
After meeting with Vladimir Putin for more than 2 hours last week, Trump said Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia.” Read the story from The AP.
Thousands Flee Wildfires
Wildfires in California and Canada have forced thousands to flee their homes. Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency to provide assistance to local authorities. And in Canada, more than 200 fires in British Columbia have destroyed dozens of buildings. Read the story from The AP.