Russian ambassador said Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Donald Trump's transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, according to U.S. officials briefed on intelligence reports.

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Fire ravages North Raleigh complex

Video: A fire destroyed about 12 units at the Six Forks Station complex in North Raleigh Friday afternoon. No one was reported injured in the blaze. Daniel Bargas tells how he helped residents out of the burning building.
Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Fire ravages North Raleigh complex 1:15

Fire ravages North Raleigh complex

UNC routs NC State in ACC baseball tournament 2:06

UNC routs NC State in ACC baseball tournament

NC State's 4x100 team destroys the competition in the ACC finals 0:20

NC State's 4x100 team destroys the competition in the ACC finals

The special handshakes of NC State's 4x100 track team 0:22

The special handshakes of NC State's 4x100 track team