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Mark Hosenball

Jacob Rees-Mogg distances himself from Steve Bannon

19 Sep 2018

LONDON One of the leading British politicians pushing for a sharp exit from the European Union, Jacob Rees-Mogg, says he has no interest in joining a campaign to disrupt EU operations organised by former Trump White House advisor Steve Bannon.

Steve Bannon drafting curriculum for right-wing Catholic institute in Italy

14 Sep 2018

Former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon is helping to craft the curriculum for a leadership course at a right-wing Roman Catholic institute in Italy, stepping up his efforts to influence conservative thinking in the church.

Associate of Trump adviser Stone to testify in Russia meddling probe - lawyer

06 Sep 2018

An author and conspiracy theorist who communicated with a longtime adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump has been subpoenaed as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, the author's lawyer said on Wednesday.

U.S. Congressman Nunes sought meeting with UK spy chiefs in London

28 Aug 2018

LONDON Congressman Devin Nunes, chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee and a strong supporter of President Donald Trump, sought unsuccessfully to meet chiefs of Britain's three intelligence agencies on a recent visit to London, according to two sources familiar with his itinerary.

New outcry over Trump's revocation of Brennan security clearance

20 Aug 2018

More than 175 former U.S. State Department and Pentagon officials added their names to a statement signed by former national security officials criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to cancel the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan.

Ex-Trump strategist Bannon targets Britain in anti-EU campaign

27 Jul 2018

LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump's former political strategist Steve Bannon has been in contact with three potential rivals to British Prime Minister Theresa May and will make another trip to Europe in August, he told Reuters in an interview.

Former Trump aide Bannon sets up group to undermine EU

23 Jul 2018

LONDON Former Donald Trump political strategist Steve Bannon and a top associate have created a Brussels-based political organization intended to undermine, and ultimately paralyse, the European Union, Bannon and the associate told Reuters.

Stalemate over WikiLeaks Assange's future 'coming to a head' - source

23 Jul 2018

LONDON The diplomatic impasse over Julian Assange's six-year stay in Ecuador's London embassy is coming to a head, a source close to the WikiLeaks founder said on Monday, after media reports the South American country would rescind his political asylum.

Breitbart lobbying prompted U.S. envoy to raise Tommy Robinson case with British

17 Jul 2018

(The July 16 story was refiled to correct the first name of the U.S. congressman in paragraph 9 to Paul not Louis)

Trump's ambassador lobbied Britain on behalf of jailed right-wing activist Tommy Robinson

14 Jul 2018

(This July 13 story fixes dateline and typo in eighth paragraph.)

World News

Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday that the attackers who killed 25 people at a military parade were paid by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and that Iran would "severely punish" those behind the bloodshed.