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    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president – CNN

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI and U.S. Justice Department are investigating possible U.S. 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 U.S. law enforcement officials. …read more...

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probing possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI and U.S. Justice Department are investigating possible U.S. 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 U.S. law enforcement officials. …read more...

    Report: FBI, Justice Dept. Investigating Manafort As Part of Ukraine Probe
    Aug20

    Report: FBI, Justice Dept. Investigating Manafort As Part of Ukraine Probe

    Prosecutors at the FBI and the Justice Department are investigating the work of Paul Manafort’s firm as part of a probe into possible U.S. ties to alleged corruption of the former pro-Russian president of Ukraine, according to a new report. The wide-ranging investigation, detailed by CNN, is looking into whether U.S. companies and the...

    Putin visits annexed Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim
    Aug20

    Putin visits annexed Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim

    Putin chaired a meeting of his powerful security council in Crimea as he made his fifth visit to the strategic Black Sea peninsula since annexing it from Ukraine in March 2014. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    The Atlantic Daily: Manafort, Lochte, and Other Bad Reputations
    Aug20

    The Atlantic Daily: Manafort, Lochte, and Other Bad Reputations

    What We’re FollowingNo Man Is a Fortress: Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, stepped down today following a scandal over his involvement with a pro-Russian political regime in Ukraine. Manafort, a 40-year campaign veteran, was once expected to make Trump’s operation more professional; now, it’s up to Trump...

    Manafort out amid scrutiny of covert lobbying campaign
    Aug20

    Manafort out amid scrutiny of covert lobbying campaign

    The sudden resignation Friday of Donald Trump’s campaign chairman put renewed emphasis on revelations about his past work on behalf of Ukraine’s pro-Russian political leaders, including his firm’s role… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    The Atlantic  Politics & Policy Daily: The Manafortress Crumbles
    Aug20

    The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The Manafortress Crumbles

    Today in 5 LinesPaul Manafort resigned as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. Florida Governor Rick Scott confirmed that Miami Beach has local transmission of the Zika virus, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its Zika travel warning to the area. The White House announced President Obama will travel to Baton Rouge,...

    Putin Criticizes Ukraine At Crimea Security Council Meeting
    Aug20

    Putin Criticizes Ukraine At Crimea Security Council Meeting

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has chaired a session of the Security Council in Crimea, the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014. Putin told the August 19 gathering in Sevastop …read more Source: Big News...

    Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign manager resigns
    Aug20

    Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign manager resigns

    Donald Trump’s campaign manager has resigned. Trump’s son, Eric blamed the distraction of reports on Paul Manafort’s links to the former pro-Russian government in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    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...