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    4 Jewish things you need to know about Catalonia
    Nov01

    4 Jewish things you need to know about Catalonia

    Independence supporters gather outside the Palau Catalan Regional Government Building in Barcelona, Oct. 30, 2017. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) (JTA) — After simmering for decades, national aspirations in the region of Catalonia in northeast Spain plunged that country into a major crisis with far-reaching international implications. The current...

    Manafort, Gates Indicted – But Not For Russian Shenanigans
    Nov01

    Manafort, Gates Indicted – But Not For Russian Shenanigans

    Two former senior Trump campaign staffers pled not guilty yesterday to evading taxes on millions of dollars over a period of years and a litany of other charges sought by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III that appear wholly unrelated to the alleged Russian intervention in last year’s election that he was commissioned to investigate. It...

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv
    Nov01

    Wife of Chechen accused of plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin shot dead near Kyiv

    Amina Okuyeva was killed and her husband Adam Osmayev was wounded. The couple were fierce critics of Putin and escaped an assassination attempt in June …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russia blamed for attack on Chechen couple who fought with Ukrainian forces
    Oct31

    Russia blamed for attack on Chechen couple who fought with Ukrainian forces

    Ukraine officials suspect Russian secret services or pro-Kremlin Chechen assassins behind attack that injured Adam Osmayev and killed Amina Okuyeva on MondayUkrainian officials have said they believe either Russian secret services or pro-Kremlin Chechen assassins were behind an attack on a Chechen man accused of plotting to kill Vladimir Putin...

    Trump’s “No Collusion” Defense Is Falling Apart
    Oct31

    Trump’s “No Collusion” Defense Is Falling Apart

    For nearly a year now, “no collusion” has been a kind of mantra for President Donald Trump and his administration. Trump and other White House officials have tried to muddy the waters of the Russia investigation by arguing that it is a partisan witch hunt and that Hillary Clinton was the real colluder—but “no collusion” has always been the...

    Turkish passenger plane makes emergency landing in Ukraine
    Oct31

    Turkish passenger plane makes emergency landing in Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Marcy Wheeler Says Indictments in Russia Probe Further Incriminate Attorney General Jeff Sessions
    Oct31

    Marcy Wheeler Says Indictments in Russia Probe Further Incriminate Attorney General Jeff Sessions

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chair Paul Manafort and his former business associate Rick Gates surrendered to the FBI, after being indicted on charges that include money laundering, acting as unregistered agents of Ukraine’s former pro-Russian government and conspiracy against the United States. The White House said the...

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine
    Oct31

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine

    By the account of his lawyer, Paul Manafort went to work in Ukraine in 2005 with the most spotless of intentions. “[He] represented pro-European Union campaigns for the Ukrainians,” the attorney, Kevin Downing, said in a statement. “And in the course of that representation he was seeking to further democracy and to help the Ukrainians come closer...

    Wife Of Man Accused Of Plot To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv
    Oct31

    Wife Of Man Accused Of Plot To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv

    Unknown attackers fired on the car of a Chechen couple near Kyiv late on October 30, killing the woman, Amina Okuyeva. Her husband, Adam Osmayev, was accused in 2012 of plotting to kill Vladimir Putin, and was targeted in an earlier assassination attempt in June 2017. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, with videos courtesy of lb.ua, Kyiv Police,...

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’
    Oct31

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’

    President Donald Trump and his allies fought back Tuesday against special counsel Robert Mueller’s wave of indictments against former campaign aides, dismissing an ex-foreign policy adviser who cut a plea deal with prosecutors as a “liar” and nothing more than the “coffee boy.” The White House was rocked on Monday after Mueller’s team...