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Politics: Mueller has expanded the Russia probe to include Trump’s business dealings — here’s what he’s looking at
Jul20

Politics: Mueller has expanded the Russia probe to include Trump’s business dealings — here’s what he’s looking at

Special counsel Robert Mueller is expanding his investigation to look at President Donald Trump's business dealings. “FBI investigators and others are looking at Russian purchases of apartments in Trump buildings, Trump’s involvement in a controversial SoHo development with Russian associates, the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in...

In Kiev: Colleagues demand answers a year after journalist slaying
Jul20

In Kiev: Colleagues demand answers a year after journalist slaying

Some five hundred friends, former colleagues and activists began a procession at the site in the centre of the Ukrainian capital… Journalists gathered in Kiev on Thursday to demand results from a stalled investigation into the car bomb killing of prominent independent reporter Pavel Sheremet one year after his death.Some five hundred...

Finance: 10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, WFM, AXP, QCOM)
Jul20

Finance: 10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, WFM, AXP, QCOM)

This is what traders are talking about. Here is what you need to know. The Bank of Japan upgrades its growth forecast. Japan’s central bank kept policy on hold and said it expects growth of 1.8% this year, up from its previous forecast of 1.6% growth. The European Central Bank meets. Expectations are for the central bank to remain on hold...

‘Reason Top European Clubs Don’t Sign Super Eagles Players’ – Ex-International, Fuludu
Jul20

‘Reason Top European Clubs Don’t Sign Super Eagles Players’ – Ex-International, Fuludu

The poor state of the Nigerian football league has been attributed to the inability of Super Eagles player to secure contracts with top European clubs. While Guinea midfielder Naby Keita (Leipzig), Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) and Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are attracting megabucks deal, Nigerian players are only good...

Tech: Anti-gay threats, Geiger counters, and insecurities about John Oliver: HBO’s journey to interview the Chechen leader
Jul19

Tech: Anti-gay threats, Geiger counters, and insecurities about John Oliver: HBO’s journey to interview the Chechen leader

"Real Sports" correspondent David Scott takes us through his revealing interview with the leader of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov. On Tuesday’s episode of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” correspondent David Scott got the rare opportunity to speak to the pugnacious leader of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan...

Tech: Anti-gay threats, Geiger counters, and insecurities about John Oliver: HBO’s journey to interview the Chechen president
Jul19

Tech: Anti-gay threats, Geiger counters, and insecurities about John Oliver: HBO’s journey to interview the Chechen president

"Real Sports" correspondent David Scott takes us through his revealing interview with Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov. On Tuesday’s episode of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” correspondent David Scott got the rare opportunity to speak to the pugnacious leader of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov. The...

United States: Diplomats from US, Russia hold ‘tough’ talks – State Dept
Jul19

United States: Diplomats from US, Russia hold ‘tough’ talks – State Dept

Senior diplomats from Washington and Moscow held a "tough, forthright" conversation concerning bilateral tensions. Senior diplomats from Washington and Moscow held a “tough, forthright” conversation concerning bilateral tensions, the State Department said Tuesday, including over Russian access to diplomatic compounds in the...

Politics: Turkey and the Kurds are on the brink of war — and the Pentagon is right in the middle of it
Jul19

Politics: Turkey and the Kurds are on the brink of war — and the Pentagon is right in the middle of it

The US has been supplying both sides with weapons, and Turkey appears to be turning more toward Russia. Turkey and the US-backed YPG forces — which have been helping the coalition fight ISIS in Syria — have been clashing off and on since at least April. At the end of that month, the two sides exchanged rocket fire, which Turkey says killed 11 YPG...

Politics: ‘You treat me like a baby!’: The ‘final straw’ that reportedly led Trump to oust his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort
Jul18

Politics: ‘You treat me like a baby!’: The ‘final straw’ that reportedly led Trump to oust his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort

"Am I like a baby to you? I sit there like a little baby and watch TV and you talk to me?" Donald Trump reportedly shouted at Paul Manafort. A new book details the inside story of the fight that reportedly led President Donald Trump to oust Paul Manafort, who served as chairman and, for a time, manager of his campaign. The book, ”...

United States: Russia, US ‘almost’ resolve spat over diplomat compounds
Jul18

United States: Russia, US ‘almost’ resolve spat over diplomat compounds

Russia is angry that Washington is still barring its diplomats from using two compounds in the states of New York and Maryland. The Kremlin on Monday demanded that Washington unconditionally restore its access to diplomatic compounds in the United States, with a senior Russian official saying the row had “almost” been resolved...

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