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    Judge maintains house arrest for former Trump campaign officials
    Nov03

    Judge maintains house arrest for former Trump campaign officials

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman and an associate were ordered by a judge Thursday to remain under house arrest while they await trial for money laundering and other charges. Paul Manafort, 68, who managed Trump’s campaign from June to August 2016, and Robert Gates, 45, will also continue to be subject to...

    Judge Keeps Former Trump Campaign Officials Under House Arrest
    Nov03

    Judge Keeps Former Trump Campaign Officials Under House Arrest

    US President Donald Trump SAUL LOEB / AFP United States President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman and an associate were ordered by a judge Thursday to remain under house arrest while they await trial for money laundering and other charges. Paul Manafort, 68, who managed Trump’s campaign from June to August 2016, and Robert Gates,...

    Poland to Ban Ukrainians With ‘Anti-Polish Views’
    Nov03

    Poland to Ban Ukrainians With ‘Anti-Polish Views’

    Poland plans to bar Ukrainians with “anti-Polish views,” its foreign minister said on Thursday, emphasizing the nationalist credentials of his ruling party that often talks of the “historic wrongs” inflicted on Poles by their neighbors. Witold Waszczykowski said the policy was a reaction to disrespect shown at a Polish cemetery in the western...

    What Leon Wieseltier’s Fall Reveals About Washington
    Nov03

    What Leon Wieseltier’s Fall Reveals About Washington

    The Beltway has a long history of excusing sexual abuse. Does anyone in Washington still remember Leon Wieseltier now that indictments and a guilty plea involving the political misdeeds of associates of the sexual harasser-in-chief have sidelined the national paroxysm over sexual harassment itself? Even so, we should ponder Wieseltier’s...

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit
    Nov03

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit

    Days after Tony Podesta shook Washington by stepping down as chairman of his namesake lobbying firm, the Podesta Group is laboring to remake itself as some staffers and clients eye the exits.Podesta announced his resignation on Monday, hours after an indictment was unsealed charging Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, with violating foreign...

    Mueller grand jury investigating top D.C. lobbyists
    Nov03

    Mueller grand jury investigating top D.C. lobbyists

    U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort. …read more Source: CTV...

    U.S. Judge Turns Down Manafort Request To Ease Home Confinement
    Nov02

    U.S. Judge Turns Down Manafort Request To Ease Home Confinement

    A U.S. judge has turned down a request by Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, to release him from home confinement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Explainer: The Facts Behind The Now-Endangered U.S. ‘Diversity Visa’ Plan
    Nov02

    Explainer: The Facts Behind The Now-Endangered U.S. ‘Diversity Visa’ Plan

    The Uzbek man accused of killing eight people in the New York City terror attack first came to the United States in 2010 under the Diversity Visa Immigrant Program. Designed to provide permanent residency status to people from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States, the program is now under fire from President Donald Trump....

    Russian hackers had hundreds of targets, not just the DNC
    Nov02

    Russian hackers had hundreds of targets, not just the DNC

    By Raphael Satter, Jeff Down and Justin Myers | Associated Press WASHINGTON — It wasn’t just Hillary Clinton’s emails they went after. The hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election last year had ambitions that stretched across the globe, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense...

    YouTube and Facebook Are Removing Evidence of Atrocities, Jeopardizing Cases Against War Criminals
    Nov02

    YouTube and Facebook Are Removing Evidence of Atrocities, Jeopardizing Cases Against War Criminals

    Abdulsalam was in the middle of Friday prayer at his neighborhood mosque in al-Bab, Aleppo, when he heard a crash — a nearby bakery had just disintegrated under the force of a barrel bomb, a deadly metal container filled with shrapnel and explosives, favored by the Syrian military. Scanning the sky he saw the hovering chopper that had dropped the...