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Turkey tests Trump’s patience after protesters roughed up – POLITICO

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the U.S. ambassador in Ankara to lodge a formal protest days after Washington police intervened to stop Turkish security officials from beating up protesters. The violence near the Turkish embassy came soon after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with President Donald Trump at the White House, and video caught Erdogan watching some of the skirmish.


Michael Flynn Misled Pentagon About Russia Ties, Letter Says – NYTimes.com

Mr. Flynn, who resigned 24 days into the Trump administration, told investigators in February 2016 that he had received no income from foreign companies and had only “insubstantial contact” with foreign nationals, according to the letter. In fact, Mr. Flynn had sat two months earlier beside President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia at a Moscow gala for RT, the Kremlin-financed television network, which paid him more than $45,000 to attend th


Microsoft Announces a New Surface Pro, Refreshes Branding and Marketing – Petri

The big story with this new device can be boiled down to a few simple things, new chips, much-improved battery life, refinements to the pen, and expansion of the kickstand. Overall, this is a modest but safe update for the Surface Pro line that should keep fans of this device happy.