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    FBI reportedly probing possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president
    Aug20

    FBI reportedly probing possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns
    Aug20

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns

    Donald Trump sought to reboot his flagging presidential bid Friday, dismissing his tainted campaign chairman, seeking to broaden his shrinking support base by appealing to black voters and visiting flood-ravaged Louisiana. The resignation of the seasoned Republican strategist Paul Manafort — under fire for his pro-Kremlin ties and role in a...

    Clinton leads Trump by eight points: Reuters/Ipsos poll
    Aug20

    Clinton leads Trump by eight points: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    File – US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at a gathering of law enforcement leaders at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, US, Thursday, August 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters NEW YORK: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads Republican rival Donald Trump by 8 percentage points among likely...

    WTO backs EU in Russia pork dispute
    Aug20

    WTO backs EU in Russia pork dispute

    GENEVA: Russia’s import ban on pork products from the European Union is not legitimate, a World Trade Organisation panel said Friday, in a key victory for the bloc. The WTO ruling concerns a ban imposed by Russia in early 2014, which Moscow said were necessary to protect its consumers following a small flare up of African Swine Fever in...

    Wild week: Trump caps major staff reshuffle as campaign chief Manafort quits after revelations about Ukraine dealings
    Aug20

    Wild week: Trump caps major staff reshuffle as campaign chief Manafort quits after revelations about Ukraine dealings

    Donald Trump’s US presidential campaign sealed a major staff reshuffle with the resignation on Friday of its campaign chairman, and the Republican nominee tried to end weeks of upheaval to focus on beating Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    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 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 Source: Channel...

    DC Firm Questions Its Ties to Ukraine Group Linked to Manafort
    Aug20

    DC Firm Questions Its Ties to Ukraine Group Linked to Manafort

    A prominent Washington lobbying firm has hired investigators to determine whether it was improperly working with pro-Russian Ukrainian politicians who also employed Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The Podesta Group said Friday that it had hired a law firm to examine its relationship...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss Ukraine crisis
    Aug20

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss Ukraine crisis

    US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have discussed a recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Rio 2016 | 4x400m Relay: Poor performance by India as women finish 7th and men disqualified in Heats
    Aug20

    Rio 2016 | 4x400m Relay: Poor performance by India as women finish 7th and men disqualified in Heats

    Indian athletics contingent rounded off their dismal show in the Rio Olympics with a below-par effort from the 4x400m relay quartets, which saw them crash out of their respective heats in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. The women’s team finished seventh in their Heats even as the men’s team faced embarrassment of being disqualified....

    U.S. Downplays Russian Force Build-Up; Urges Restraint From Kyiv, Moscow
    Aug20

    U.S. Downplays Russian Force Build-Up; Urges Restraint From Kyiv, Moscow

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged both Russia and Ukraine to show restraint one day after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned he could not rule out “a full-scale Russian invasion.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...