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"From. NPR news in Washington I'm Louise Schiavone the Senate Foreign Relations committee yesterday asked secretary of state Mike Pompeo to explain President Trump's recent private meeting with Russian. President Putin in Helsinki the two men were accompanied only by interpreters in this exchange Pompeo spars with Senator Robert Menendez a. New Jersey Democrat Senator I understand the game. That you're playing now Mr. secretary. With all due respect I don't. You characterizing my questions my questions is to. Get to the truth we don't know. What, the truth is meanwhile amid objections in Washington and a lack of interest in Moscow the White House has scratched plans to meet with. President Putin, in Washington this fall a small explosion ship the street outside the US embassy. In the, Chinese capital earlier today NPR's Anthony kill reports from Beijing that a man suspected. Of causing the explosion Was the only one hurt I witnesses describe. An explosion the size of a. Large firework and clouds of white. Smoke rising from the street a small bloodstain. Was visible outside the embassy gate police. Identified, the bomber is a twenty six year old man from China's, Inner Mongolia region after a brief delay crowds of visa applicants continued to. Go in, and out of the embassy President Trump today heads to granite city Illinois to. Talk to, you steelworkers, heading back to a local mail I'm Louise Schiavone NPR news Washington On the next. Fresh air who is Maria Boutin ah the twenty nine year old Russian woman. Has been charged with working as an unregistered agent of Russia in the US we'll talk with Washington Post investigative, reporter Rosalind Helderman Latinas, political connections her relationship with the NRA and her."