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    FBI investigating possible U.S. ties to corruption in former Ukraine government
    Aug20

    FBI investigating possible U.S. ties to corruption in former Ukraine government

    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: The Globe and...

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House
    Aug20

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone on Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and both leaders expressed concern over a recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House
    Aug20

    Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone on Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and both leaders expressed concern over a recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine: White House
    Aug20

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone on Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and both leaders expressed concern over a recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    Russia may be moving Buk missile launchers back into Eastern Ukraine
    Aug20

    Russia may be moving Buk missile launchers back into Eastern Ukraine

    For the first time since flight MH17 was shot down, Buk missile launchers may have returned to Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    News Wrap: CDC warns pregnant women to avoid Miami Beach; Louisiana cleanup continues
    Aug20

    News Wrap: CDC warns pregnant women to avoid Miami Beach; Louisiana cleanup continues

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning pregnant women to avoid traveling to Miami Beach, Florida, on account of the Zika virus. Officials say mosquitoes in the popular tourist destination transmitted the virus to at least five people. That area is just minutes from the state’s...

    Jamaica qualify for 4x400m relay finals
    Aug20

    Jamaica qualify for 4x400m relay finals

    Jamaica’s men and women’s 4×400-metre relay teams have qualified for the final of the events at the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil. Both finals will take place on Saturday. The Jamaican women’s quartet of Christine Day, Anneisha McLaughlin-Whilby, Chrisann Gordon and Novlene-Mills easily book their spot in the medal round...

    Russia: Ukraine trying to sabotage Minsk agreement
    Aug20

    Russia: Ukraine trying to sabotage Minsk agreement

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is not planning to cut ties with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Payment to Iran was used as ‘leverage’ for hostage release, admits State Department
    Aug20

    Payment to Iran was used as ‘leverage’ for hostage release, admits State Department

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The January release of American prisoners from Iran was accompanied by a $400 million payment, money the Islamic Republic had been owed for decades from a weapons sale that was never completed between the United States and Iran because of the revolution there. The Obama administration announced the payment at the time. But, lately,...

    Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug20

    Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. In a statement issued as he arrived in Louisiana to tour the flood-ravaged state, Trump said Manafort offered his resignation Friday morning. The billionaire called Manafort “a true professional.” “I...