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  • The brief statement from Brendan Buck on Wednesday comes as Democrats blamed Russia for hacking the Democratic National Committee. Republican Donald Trump called for Russia to infiltrate Hillary Clinton's email, an unprecedented suggestion to a foreign power to conduct cyberspying on a presidential candidate. But in a press conference moments earlier,...

  • WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama's decision to identify Russia as almost certainly the culprit in hacking the Democratic National Committee and releasing politically embarrassing emails fits his administration's new penchant for openly blaming foreign governments for such break-ins. Even as the U.S. continues to secretly hack its own adversaries,...

  • WASHINGTON— Russia may have been behind the leak of hacked Democratic National Committee documents, President Barack Obama said Tuesday in his first public comments on the breach. Obama, who traditionally avoids commenting on active FBI investigations, broke with that protocol and noted that outside experts have blamed Russia for the leak.

  • MOSCOW— Turkey's economy minister says the country is ready to resume work on building a gas pipeline from Russia, a project that was suspended amid tensions between the two countries. The project, called Turkish Stream, would bring gas from Russia to Turkey, from where it could be distributed to European Union countries. Turkey suspended the Turkish Stream as...

  • An official offered a "four-letter" response to claims Russia hacked the email of the Democratic National Committee.

  • LONDON, July 26- Emerging market stocks dug in at nine-month highs on Tuesday ahead of a flurry of central bank meetings, including a possible rate hike in Nigeria where the recently unshackled naira was bobbing at a record low. Hungary, which has been emerging Europe's top performing market again this year, was also holding a rate meeting as was more turbulent...

  • Clinton's campaign, citing a cybersecurity firm hired to investigate the leak, blamed Russia for hacking the party's computers and suggested the goal was to benefit Donald Trump's campaign. Trump dismissed that idea as laughable, tweeting: "The new joke in town is that Russia leaked the disastrous DNC e-mails." Michael Buratowski, a cyber analyst with the firm...

  • Tom Cotton

    U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton took time out at the convention to talk with CNBC's John Harwood about the GOP, Trump and his ambitions.

  • MOSCOW, July 21- The Russian rouble is starting to get too strong, a Kremlin economic aide said on Thursday, but in the latest sign of policy tensions the central bank said it had no plans to intervene. This is lowering budget revenues and increasing budget problems, "said Andrei Belousov, an aide on economic issues to President Vladimir Putin. Buoyed by a partial...

  • MOSCOW, July 20- A balance is needed to prevent an excessive support of one sector of the Russian economy at the expense of another, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, in comments on a stronger rouble. Peskov was asked to clarify comments by Russian President Vladimir Putin who had said that the rouble was strengthening despite...

  • Agency calls for Russian athlete ban at Olympics

    World Anti-Doping Agency recommends no Russian team from any sport should show up to Rio for the Olympics, which is only 19 days away. CNBC's Eric Chemi reports.

  • Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva fails to clear the bar in the women's pole vault final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 6, 2012.

    The World Anti-Doping Agency is asking the Olympic Committee to consider banning all Russian athletes from the upcoming games in Rio.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a late-night meeting with the heads of Russia's sports federations on preparation for 2016 Olympic Games November,11, 2015 in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia.

    Antidoping officials are asking that Russia be barred from the Olympics over an alleged state-sponsored doping program, reports the NYT.

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers canceled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers cancelled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • A soldier stands beside the body of one of the scores of people killed on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice when a truck hit a crowd celebrating Bastille Day.

    The number of people killed when a truck drove into a Bastille Day crowd continued to rise.

  • Boris Johnson

    Boris Johnson: a man whose vocabulary is matched only by his ability to offend at every turn, NBC News reported.

  • LONDON— He's insulted everyone from the president of the United States to the people of Papua New Guinea. Now the remarkably undiplomatic Boris Johnson, his political career miraculously revived, has become Britain's top diplomat. And those are Britain's allies talking.

  • MOSCOW, July 14- Last month, three major banks rescued industrialist Igor Zyuzin's coal and steel firm Mechel from what would have been Russia's biggest ever corporate collapse. The rescue deal shows how much Russia has changed since then. Some said the decision to save Zyuzin's company was taken mid-way through last year when the Kremlin realised that the...

  • *Move to reassure eastern NATO members bordering on Russia. *In Brexit's shadow, NATO summit is Obama's last Europe trip. WARSAW, July 8- NATO leaders agreed on Friday to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland for the first time and increase air and sea patrols to reassure allies who were once part of the Soviet bloc following Russia's...