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Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow: reportPresident Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, made a pre-inauguration proposal to the Russian ambassador to set up a secret, bug-proof communications line with the Kremlin, the Washington Post reported Friday evening. The Post story is yet another sensational detail in the deluge of allegations raising questions about team Trump's relationship with the Russians, whom US intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump's favor and thus deny Hillary Clinton the presidency. The Washington Post said the secret comms proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in New York, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by US officials.

Fallen Navy pilot's children hug as remains brought homeSAN DIEGO (AP) — Deborah Crosby touched her father's flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday — ending a more than half century search to find and bring home the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, shot down as a Navy pilot in the Vietnam War.

James Comey 'knew key Clinton intelligence was fake' and acted on it anywayA central piece of intelligence in the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server was fake – and FBI Director James Comey acted on it anyway, CNN reports. The Washington Post reported last week that the FBI had obtained intelligence alleging then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch had conspired with former Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to limit the FBI’s investigation into Ms Clinton.

The Latest: Paper says Kushner sought secret Russia channelWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Russia investigations (all times local):

Egypt hits jihadists after attack on Christians kills 28Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people. Assailants in three pick-up trucks attacked the bus as it was heading for the Saint Samuel monastery in Minya province, more than 200 kilometres (120 miles) from Cairo, before fleeing, the interior ministry said. It was the latest attack on Copts after Islamic State (IS) group jihadists bombed three churches in December and April, killing dozens of Christians.

Texas nurse suspected of killing as many as 60 babiesA Texas nurse jailed for killing a baby more than 30 years ago has been charged with the murder of another infant, and could be behind the deaths of as many as 60 babies, officials said Friday. Genene Jones, 66, "is pure evil and justice warrants that she be held accountable for the crimes she committed," said Nico LaHood, district attorney for Bexar County in Texas. "Our Office will attempt to account for every child whose life was stolen by the actions of Jones.

South Carolina man admits to killing 7; gets life sentenceSPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A prosecutor wanted to send a man who killed seven people in South Carolina to death row, but the state's lack of execution drugs and the desire of victims' relatives to never see him again led authorities to accept a deal for life in prison without parole for the serial killer.

Judge: No Confederate flag T-shirt in officer's retrialCINCINNATI (AP) — The jury in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist will not see the officer's undershirt depicting a Confederate battle flag, because a judge ruled Friday that the garment is too prejudicial.

Hillary, Naval Academy, Trump & more — it happened today: May 26 in picturesHillary Clinton delivers a commencement address, President Trump attends the G-7 summit and more of today’s news from around the world in pictures.

The Latest: Merkel reminds Trump about German investmentTAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local):

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