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    First sentence handed down in Russia meddling probe
    Apr03

    First sentence handed down in Russia meddling probe

    By Spencer S. Hsu | Washington Post WASHINGTON – A London-based lawyer was ordered to serve 30 days in prison after a federal judge Tuesday handed down the first sentence in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Alex van der Zwaan, 33, a son-in-law of a...

    Mueller has authorization to probe Manafort/Russia collusion
    Apr03

    Mueller has authorization to probe Manafort/Russia collusion

    By Spencer S. Hsu and Rosalind S. Helderman | Washington Post WASHINGTON – Special counsel Robert Mueller was authorized by a top Justice Department official to investigate whether Paul Manafort, the onetime chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign, illegally coordinated with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election, new court filings...

    Gaudy socks aren’t the worst of Trudeau’s sins
    Apr03

    Gaudy socks aren’t the worst of Trudeau’s sins

    Monday on this page, Chris Nelson mused about what the reasons might be for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau falling out of favour in the polls with Canadian women. Well, Chris, unlike Trudeau, I can’t speak for all women. But if we were to compare it to a divorce, then I’d have to say it’s because too many resentments have piled...

    Dutch Lawyer Linked To Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Sentenced
    Apr03

    Dutch Lawyer Linked To Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Sentenced

    A Dutch attorney who once worked closely with U.S. President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been sentenced to 30 days in prison and a $20,000 fine for lying to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators about contacts with an official in Trump’s 2016 campaign. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...

    Trump welcomes Baltic leaders as Russian tension boils
    Apr03

    Trump welcomes Baltic leaders as Russian tension boils

    President Donald Trump is welcoming the heads of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to the White House on Tuesday, setting up a likely contentious conversation about Russia as tension between the country and the United States have ratcheted up in recent weeks. The leaders — Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis and...

    Hungarian avoids jail for fighting with Ukraine rebels
    Apr03

    Hungarian avoids jail for fighting with Ukraine rebels

    Supporting the Donetsk People’s Republic is illegal in Hungary. (AFP pic) BUDAPEST: A Hungarian man was handed a two-year suspended jail term on Tuesday for fighting with Russian-backed secessionists in eastern Ukraine in the first ruling of its kind in Hungary. Krisztián L., 43, was convicted by a judge in Szekszárd for “prohibited...

    Rosenstein specifically told Mueller to look into Manafort, gave investigation additional authority
    Apr03

    Rosenstein specifically told Mueller to look into Manafort, gave investigation additional authority

    Court filings have revealed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has even broader authority than the already extensive power granted by Rod Rosenstein to investigate the Trump campaign “and any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation.” In an August 2, 2017 memo, Rosenstein gave the special counsel authority to investigate...

    Egypt’s tourism expected to recover, backed by growth in tourist arrivals: OBG
    Apr03

    Egypt’s tourism expected to recover, backed by growth in tourist arrivals: OBG

    The Egyptian tourism sector is poised to experience a rebound, despite challenges, leading to a more positive outlook in the near to medium terms, according to Oxford Business Group (OBG)’s Egypt economic update issued on Monday. OBG associated the recovery to the recent uptick in foreign arrivals, as well as the expected boost from the...

    Ukrainian military veteran criticised for ‘pink shoes’ photo
    Apr03

    Ukrainian military veteran criticised for ‘pink shoes’ photo

    A picture of two young men in Ukraine has people arguing over freedom and masculinity in the country. …read more Source:...

    Mueller authorized by DOJ to investigate alleged Manafort collusion with Russian government
    Apr03

    Mueller authorized by DOJ to investigate alleged Manafort collusion with Russian government

    Watch Video WASHINGTON DC — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told special counsel Robert Mueller in a classified August 2, 2017, memo that he should investigate allegations that President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was “colluding with Russian government officials” to interfere in the 2016 presidential...