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    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN

    The FBI and US Justice Department are investigating possible US ties to alleged corruption involving the former president of Ukraine, including the work of firms headed by political operatives Paul Manafort and Tony Podesta, CNN reported on Friday, citing multiple US law enforcement officials.The broad-based investigation was looking into whether...

    The Latest: UK’s Mo Farah eyes double-double gold in 5,000 m
    Aug20

    The Latest: UK’s Mo Farah eyes double-double gold in 5,000 m

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 5:20 a.m. Seven track and field golds are up for grabs on Day 15 of the Rio Olympics. Britain’s Mo Farah is looking to produce a rare double-double — his fourth career gold — when the men’s 5,000 meters kicks off Saturday. Farah won the...

    Karachi among 9 worst cities to live in
    Aug20

    Karachi among 9 worst cities to live in

    Some of the world’s major cities are becoming tougher places to live due to rising political and social unrest, as well as growing threats of terrorism, according to an article published in The Independent. The Economist Intelligence Unit just released a report that ranks Karachi as the world’s sixth-worst city to live in. The index...

    Thailand to double visa-on-arrival fee
    Aug20

    Thailand to double visa-on-arrival fee

    THAILAND’S Immigration authorities will begin imposing new charges for Visas on arrivial beginning next month, raising the current fee from 1,000 baht to 2,000 baht, local media reported. The new fee, which is expected to take effect starting Sept 27, would be imposed on foreign tourists from 18 countries and one economic zone. According to...

    Inside the fall of Paul Manafort
    Aug20

    Inside the fall of Paul Manafort

    Earlier this month, Paul Manafort met with Donald Trump and suggested that they put in place a succession plan for the upper ranks of the Republican nominee’s flailing presidential campaign, according to three campaign sources with direct knowledge of the events that led to Manafort’s resignation on Friday morning as campaign...

    Donald Trump adviser hailed Vladimir Putin in a meeting with Narendra Modi: report
    Aug20

    Donald Trump adviser hailed Vladimir Putin in a meeting with Narendra Modi: report

    Washington, Aug 20: A little-known foreign policy adviser of Donald Trump had praised Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi had with US experts and think tanks here in June, according to a media report. Such a meeting between Modi and top American foreign policy experts and think tanks representing both...

    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by ex-Ukraine leader
    Aug20

    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by ex-Ukraine leader

    The FBI and US Justice Department are investigating possible US ties to alleged corruption involving the former president of Ukraine. ||| Washington – The FBI and US Justice Department are investigating possible US ties to alleged corruption involving the former president of Ukraine, including the work of firms headed by political...

    Trump presidential campaign gets new boss in another shakeup
    Aug20

    Trump presidential campaign gets new boss in another shakeup

    On Friday, the sidelined campaign chairman Paul Manafort, a one-time lobbyist whose links to Ukraine had come under scrutiny recently, left through the same door. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    US officials probe Manafort’s firm for corruption link to Viktor Yanukovych
    Aug20

    US officials probe Manafort’s firm for corruption link to Viktor Yanukovych

    FBI and Justice Department prosecutors are conducting an investigation into possible U.S. ties to alleged corruption of the former pro-Russian president of Ukraine, including the work of Paul Manafort’s firm, according to a CNN report Saturday. The investigators are looking into whether U.S. companies and the country’s financial...

    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia
    Aug20

    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia

    US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in a phone call urged a speedy resolution to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists amid a spike in tensions with Moscow, the White House said late Friday. Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko (L); US Vice President Joe Biden (R)mb.com.ph Biden and Poroshenko “expressed...