Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn has invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena in the investigation into Russia's election meddling.
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy has accused Catalonia's president Carles Puigdemont of blackmailing the state following reports that the north-eastern region has prepared a law to secede from Spain immediately if it is not allowed to hold an independence referendum.
Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his 5th Amendment protection against self-incrimination and will not hand over documents to the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, sources said.
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has said the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election is "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history".
RUSSIA President Vladimir Putin has offered to turn over to Congress records of President Donald Trump's discussions with Russian diplomats in which Mr Trump is said to have disclosed classified information.