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    Trump’s campaign chief linked to secret foreign lobbying, sources say
    Aug17

    Trump’s campaign chief linked to secret foreign lobbying, sources say

    Paul Manafort apparently helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Caster Semenya divides opinion in Rio Olympic debut
    Aug17

    Caster Semenya divides opinion in Rio Olympic debut

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Olympic Games is running into a storm of controversy involving Caster Semenya, the favorite in the women’s 800 meters. The South African, the unwilling face of track’s ethical and medical dilemma over women with high levels of testosterone, sharply divides opinion — even among fellow competitors. After...

    U.S. Envoy In Kyiv Confident Ukraine Will Overcome Difficulties
    Aug17

    U.S. Envoy In Kyiv Confident Ukraine Will Overcome Difficulties

    The U.S. envoy in Kyiv says Ukrainians will overcome their current difficulties of armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, corruption, and financial problems because they have survived so many major crises in recent years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump overhauls campaign team again as Clinton surges
    Aug17

    Trump overhauls campaign team again as Clinton surges

    NEW YORK, Aug 17, 2016 (AFP) – Donald Trump on Wednesday shook up his campaign team for the second time in two months, fending off suggestions that his presidential run is in crisis as polls show Hillary Clinton cruising towards victory.The Republican White House nominee, who is tanking in swing states to his Democratic rival, hired a news...

    Ukrainian prosecutor alleges Trump campaign chair encouraged Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Aug17

    Ukrainian prosecutor alleges Trump campaign chair encouraged Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    The chairman of Donald Trump’s campaign is being accused of encouraging the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: Business...

    Cold War Casualties from Ukraine and Syria to the New York Times’s ‘Standards’
    Aug17

    Cold War Casualties from Ukraine and Syria to the New York Times’s ‘Standards’

    Stephen F. CohenFactional politics may have killed Obama’s proposed détente with Russia and the Minsk peace process in Ukraine while the Times publishes another gutter article—this one about Paul Manafort. …read more Source: The...

    Trump campaign chief ‘helped pro-Russians in Ukraine move money to US lobbying firms’   
    Aug17
    Trump shakes up campaign team again as Clinton surges
    Aug17

    Trump shakes up campaign team again as Clinton surges

    NEW YORK: Donald Trump on Wednesday restructured his campaign team for the second time in two months, fending off suggestions that his presidential run is in crisis as polls show Hillary Clinton cruising towards victory. The Republican White House nominee, who is tanking in swing states to his Democratic rival, hired a news executive from a...

    Yes, Clinton Is a Hawk, and It’s Silly to Deny It
    Aug17

    Yes, Clinton Is a Hawk, and It’s Silly to Deny It

    Matt Yglesias’ post on Clinton and foreign policy doesn’t make much sense: But despite the fears of her left-wing critics, Clinton is no neocon. Nor is there really much evidence to back up a broad-brush notion that Clinton is especially “hawkish” in a generic sense. Clinton’s record overwhelmingly reflects continuity, for...

    The Unhappy Campaign Of Paul Manafort
    Aug17

    The Unhappy Campaign Of Paul Manafort

    WASHINGTON ― This spring, as he was becoming chairman of Donald Trump’s campaign, Paul Manafort told friends that the candidate knew all about his work for foreign leaders and thought the criticism he received for it was a “badge of honor.” That was May. Now, in the heat of August ― after a series of investigative reports on...