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    Paul Manafort, Former Trump Campaign Chairman, Faces New Allegations in Ukraine
    Mar21

    Paul Manafort, Former Trump Campaign Chairman, Faces New Allegations in Ukraine

    An invoice seems to show a payment to him of $750,000, disguised as a sale of computers. A spokesman for Mr. Manafort dismissed it all as “baseless.” …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S.-Led NATO Battalion Deploying To Poland From April 1
    Mar21

    U.S.-Led NATO Battalion Deploying To Poland From April 1

    A U.S. military commander says a U.S.-led battalion of more than 1,100 NATO soldiers will be deployed in Poland from the start of April as the alliances sets up a new force in response to the Russian occupation and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MSNBC Host Asks if Democrats Were ‘Naive’ About Russia in 2012, Cites Romney’s Comments at Time
    Mar20

    MSNBC Host Asks if Democrats Were ‘Naive’ About Russia in 2012, Cites Romney’s Comments at Time

    MSNBC host Steve Kornacki asked Rep. Jackie Speier (D., Calif.) on Monday if Democrats were “naive” in 2012 for mocking then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney when he called Russia the country’s top geopolitical threat. Kornacki asked the question after FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers told...

    Spicer says former head of Trump campaign played “minimal role” in Trump campaign
    Mar20

    Spicer says former head of Trump campaign played “minimal role” in Trump campaign

    The White House on Monday tried to downplay the role of a former Trump campaign manager with ties to pro-Russia groups in Ukraine, incorrectly stating that he’d been employed by the campaign for about half as long as he actually was. Press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters during a press briefing that Paul Manafort started working for...

    Sean Spicer now argues Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, played a “very limited role” for a “limited time”
    Mar20

    Sean Spicer now argues Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, played a “very limited role” for a “limited time”

    Paul Manafort; Sean Spicer (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke/Andrew Harnik) After FBI Director James Comey testified to Congress that the bureau is actively investigating whether there are any links between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, the White House went to incredible lengths to distance the president from some of his closest allies during...

    Chernobyl-scale chemical disaster looms in Eastern Ukraine war, experts warn
    Mar20

    Chernobyl-scale chemical disaster looms in Eastern Ukraine war, experts warn

    Experts caution that the conflict in Eastern Ukraine could soon get a whole lot hotter as huge volumes of chlorine gas being stored near the fighting threaten a massive and deadly release of the toxic gas. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukroboronprom test fires Shkval, Stilet weapons
    Mar20

    Ukroboronprom test fires Shkval, Stilet weapons

    Ukroboronprom, Ukraine’s state-owned defense manufacturer, test fired its Shkval and Stilet combat modules built for infantry fighting vehicles. …read more Source: United Press...

    Giving the Military More Money Won’t Make It Win More
    Mar20

    Giving the Military More Money Won’t Make It Win More

    Donald Trump’s military policy is a win-win proposition: The United States will win, and then it will win some more. Last week, the White House released its proposed budget, which calls for $639 billion in defense spending—a $54 billion increase from 2017 levels—along with massive cuts for diplomacy and foreign aid. Congress is likely to...

    Key moments from the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia hearing
    Mar20

    Key moments from the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia hearing

    The House Intelligence Committee on Monday held a much-anticipated hearing featuring FBI Director James Comey’s first Capitol Hill appearance since President Donald Trump’s bombshell allegations that his predecessor wiretapped Trump Tower. The gathering was also the first public hearing in the Intelligence Committee’s ongoing...

    Politics: The FBI’s investigation into Trump and Russia coincided with game-changing, Russia-related events on the campaign trail
    Mar20

    Politics: The FBI’s investigation into Trump and Russia coincided with game-changing, Russia-related events on the campaign trail

    James Comey said on Monday during a public hearing that the bureau in July opened its investigation into Russia's interference in the US election. FBI Director James Comey said on Monday during a public hearing before the House Intelligence Committee that the bureau opened its investigation into Russia’s interference in the US election...