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    Manafort out amid scrutiny of covert lobbying campaign
    Aug20

    Manafort out amid scrutiny of covert lobbying campaign

    The sudden resignation Friday of Donald Trump’s campaign chairman put renewed emphasis on revelations about his past work on behalf of Ukraine’s pro-Russian political leaders, including his firm’s role… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    The Atlantic  Politics & Policy Daily: The Manafortress Crumbles
    Aug20

    The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The Manafortress Crumbles

    Today in 5 LinesPaul Manafort resigned as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. Florida Governor Rick Scott confirmed that Miami Beach has local transmission of the Zika virus, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its Zika travel warning to the area. The White House announced President Obama will travel to Baton Rouge,...

    Putin Criticizes Ukraine At Crimea Security Council Meeting
    Aug20

    Putin Criticizes Ukraine At Crimea Security Council Meeting

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has chaired a session of the Security Council in Crimea, the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014. Putin told the August 19 gathering in Sevastop …read more Source: Big News...

    Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign manager resigns
    Aug20

    Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign manager resigns

    Donald Trump’s campaign manager has resigned. Trump’s son, Eric blamed the distraction of reports on Paul Manafort’s links to the former pro-Russian government in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Inside the fall of Paul Manafort
    Aug20

    Inside the fall of Paul Manafort

    Earlier this month, Paul Manafort met with Donald Trump and suggested that they put in place a succession plan for the upper ranks of the Republican nominee’s flailing presidential campaign, according to three campaign sources with direct knowledge of the events that led to Manafort’s resignation on Friday morning as campaign...

    Putin visits Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim
    Aug19

    Putin visits Crimea after Ukraine incursion claim

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin was on Friday visiting annexed Crimea to boost security measures there, just days after accusing Kiev of attempting an armed incursion into the peninsula. Putin chaired a meeting of his powerful security council in Crimea as he made his fifth visit to the strategic Black Sea peninsula since annexing it...

    Putin Visits Crimea After Ukraine Warns of ‘Full-Scale Russian Invasion’
    Aug19

    Putin Visits Crimea After Ukraine Warns of ‘Full-Scale Russian Invasion’

    Vladimir Putin’s visit to Crimea is sure to inflame tensions with Ukraine even further and comes on the heels of stark warnings from Kiev. …read more Source: Foreign...

    What If Trump Got Hacked Too?
    Aug19

    What If Trump Got Hacked Too?

    The story seemed so neatly self-contained: Someone hacked the Democratic National Convention. Those hackers were connected to the Russian government, according to U.S. intelligence and outside experts alike. And then someone leaked a tranche of DNC emails just as the Democrats were gathering for their convention in Philadelphia—an optimally...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump 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...

    Trump campaign manager quits
    Aug19

    Trump campaign manager quits

    Paul Manafort has resigned as chairman of Donald Trump’s US presidential campaign amid allegations that he had ties to pro-Russian political group in Ukraine. ||| Paul Manafort resigned as chairman of Donald Trump’s US presidential campaign on Friday, Trump said, days after the Republican candidate effectively demoted him in a...