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    US sees no signs of Russian invasion on Ukraine: Pentagon
    Aug20

    US sees no signs of Russian invasion on Ukraine: Pentagon

    The US dismisses Ukraine’s concerns about a “full scale” Russian invasion. …read more Source:...

    BRUNCH EDITION — THE NEW CONCERN on the Hill — MANAFORT tick tocks — GOP preps ‘break glass’ emergency plan — CLINTONS on Martha’s Vineyard — WEEKEND READS and LISTENS
    Aug20

    BRUNCH EDITION — THE NEW CONCERN on the Hill — MANAFORT tick tocks — GOP preps ‘break glass’ emergency plan — CLINTONS on Martha’s Vineyard — WEEKEND READS and LISTENS

    Good Saturday morning! The new concern inside the highest levels of Republican politics is that Hillary Clinton will raise $1 billion for Democrats and the party will train some of their efforts — and that money — on defeating House and Senate Republicans. Party leaders privately concede that the Senate could be lost either way. But...

    Ukraine conflict: Cars burn amid Donetsk shelling
    Aug20

    Ukraine conflict: Cars burn amid Donetsk shelling

    The Ukrainian government and rebels accuse each other of breaking the ceasefire agreement, as video released by the defence ministry purports to show burning buildings and cars near Donetsk on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed on Donbass frontline, says Kyiv
    Aug20

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed on Donbass frontline, says Kyiv

    Ukraine’s defence ministry says two soldiers were killed and eight wounded in a 24-hour period on the frontline of the war-torn Donbass region. …read more Source:...

    FBI Investigating U.S. Ties To Alleged Corruption By Former Ukraine President
    Aug20

    FBI Investigating U.S. Ties To Alleged Corruption By Former Ukraine President

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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.The broad-based...

    Manafort’s Lobbying Firm Hires Outside Counsel To Look Into Ukraine Activities
    Aug20

    Manafort’s Lobbying Firm Hires Outside Counsel To Look Into Ukraine Activities

    WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 directing a covert Washington lobbying operation that would have required him under federal law to disclose...

    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia
    Aug20

    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia

    WASHINGTON: US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in a phone call urged a speedy resolution to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists amid a spike in tensions with Moscow, the White House said. Biden and Poroshenko “expressed concern over the recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where ceasefire...

    Ukraine at a Crossroads: Could Putin Lose His Job Over Mishandling the Crisis?
    Aug20

    Ukraine at a Crossroads: Could Putin Lose His Job Over Mishandling the Crisis?

    Anti-government protestors in Euromaidan Square, Kiev February 21, 2014 One of the unintended consequences of Great Britain’s Brexit vote is that the European Community has put any future expansion of its membership on hold. Kiev had signed the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement on June 27, 2014, with high hopes that it would...

    Ukraine takes pro-separatists seriously, prepares for Russian invasion
    Aug20

    Ukraine takes pro-separatists seriously, prepares for Russian invasion

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian government has announced intentions to roll out martial law or start a fresh round of recruitment of soldiers in view of increasing tensions with Russia.“If t …read more Source: Big News...

    What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday
    Aug20

    What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

    Day 15 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, soccer, basketball, golf, boxing, volleyball and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK AND FIELD Fresh off winning the 10 kilometer race in dramatic fashion , British standout Mo Farah is looking for his second double when the 5K sets off at 9:30 p.m. Farah...