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    Trump campaign chief hits back at Ukraine claims
    Aug16

    Trump campaign chief hits back at Ukraine claims

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been named in a corruption investigation in Ukraine, where officials are trying to track illegal payments from a pro-Russian political party that once hired the Washington-based… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    New Online Income Declaration System Flops in Ukraine
    Aug16

    New Online Income Declaration System Flops in Ukraine

    Ukrainian efforts to stamp out tax evasion and corruption among public officials in line with commitments to the IMF hit a setback Monday when a new online income declaration system flopped at launch. Under the new system, some 50,000 senior civil servants will initially have to declare all their earnings and list property and other assets...

    The Atlantic Daily: The Russian Connection, Milwaukee Burning, Living With Fear
    Aug16

    The Atlantic Daily: The Russian Connection, Milwaukee Burning, Living With Fear

    What We’re FollowingTrump’s Russian Connection: Just how closely is Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, tied to Vladimir Putin? Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that Manafort received $12.7 million in secret payments from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. The news broke on the eve of a...

    Trump’s new normal
    Aug16

    Trump’s new normal

    Donald Trump again blamed President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for the rise of ISIS. He questioned his opponent’s “physical stamina” to eradicate the terrorist group. And he again interspersed what his campaign hyped as a major foreign policy speech — his third to date — with falsehoods and half-truths, promising an end to nation...

    Russia-Ukraine tensions rise over Crimea
    Aug16

    Russia-Ukraine tensions rise over Crimea

    Russia’s security service has released footage purporting to show explosives hidden inside a vehicle stopped between Ukraine and the annexed territory of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    The Atlantic  Politics & Policy Daily: Scranton Enjoys Quadrennial 15 Minutes of Fame
    Aug16

    The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Scranton Enjoys Quadrennial 15 Minutes of Fame

    Today in 5 LinesDonald Trump proposed an ideological admissions test for Muslim immigrants and tourists coming to the United States during a foreign policy speech in Youngstown, Ohio. Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort denied a New York Times report claiming secret ledgers showed more than $12 million set aside for him from the...

    Clinton team highlights Trump aide’s financial ties to Russia
    Aug16

    Clinton team highlights Trump aide’s financial ties to Russia

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning Donald Trump’s top political aide’s ties to a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine, claiming it is evidence of the Republican nominee’s cozy relationship with Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Donald Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe: NYT
    Aug16

    Donald Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe: NYT

    Corruption investigators in Ukraine say an illegal, off-the-books payment network earmarked $12.7 million in cash payments for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafor …read more Source: The Indian...

    Bolt completes 100m treble
    Aug16

    Bolt completes 100m treble

    Bolt completes 100m treble 1 of 3 …read more Source: Saudi...

    Canada will join UN efforts in Africa for a ‘long duration’
    Aug15

    Canada will join UN efforts in Africa for a ‘long duration’

    OTTAWA — The federal government will soon announce a plan to bolster United Nations peace efforts in Africa, including trans-border operations, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Monday, as he wrapped up a five-country, fact-finding mission to the continent. “I do have a number that we will be announcing shortly that we can sustain for a long...