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    Sean Spicer now argues Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, played a “very limited role” for a “limited time”
    Mar20

    Sean Spicer now argues Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, played a “very limited role” for a “limited time”

    Paul Manafort; Sean Spicer (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke/Andrew Harnik) After FBI Director James Comey testified to Congress that the bureau is actively investigating whether there are any links between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, the White House went to incredible lengths to distance the president from some of his closest allies during...

    Spicer says former head of Trump campaign played “minimal role” in Trump campaign
    Mar20

    Spicer says former head of Trump campaign played “minimal role” in Trump campaign

    The White House on Monday tried to downplay the role of a former Trump campaign manager with ties to pro-Russia groups in Ukraine, incorrectly stating that he’d been employed by the campaign for about half as long as he actually was. Press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters during a press briefing that Paul Manafort started working for...

    Chernobyl-scale chemical disaster looms in Eastern Ukraine war, experts warn
    Mar20

    Chernobyl-scale chemical disaster looms in Eastern Ukraine war, experts warn

    Experts caution that the conflict in Eastern Ukraine could soon get a whole lot hotter as huge volumes of chlorine gas being stored near the fighting threaten a massive and deadly release of the toxic gas. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukroboronprom test fires Shkval, Stilet weapons
    Mar20

    Ukroboronprom test fires Shkval, Stilet weapons

    Ukroboronprom, Ukraine’s state-owned defense manufacturer, test fired its Shkval and Stilet combat modules built for infantry fighting vehicles. …read more Source: United Press...

    Giving the Military More Money Won’t Make It Win More
    Mar20

    Giving the Military More Money Won’t Make It Win More

    Donald Trump’s military policy is a win-win proposition: The United States will win, and then it will win some more. Last week, the White House released its proposed budget, which calls for $639 billion in defense spending—a $54 billion increase from 2017 levels—along with massive cuts for diplomacy and foreign aid. Congress is likely to...

    Key moments from the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia hearing
    Mar20

    Key moments from the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia hearing

    The House Intelligence Committee on Monday held a much-anticipated hearing featuring FBI Director James Comey’s first Capitol Hill appearance since President Donald Trump’s bombshell allegations that his predecessor wiretapped Trump Tower. The gathering was also the first public hearing in the Intelligence Committee’s ongoing...

    Politics: The FBI’s investigation into Trump and Russia coincided with game-changing, Russia-related events on the campaign trail
    Mar20

    Politics: The FBI’s investigation into Trump and Russia coincided with game-changing, Russia-related events on the campaign trail

    James Comey said on Monday during a public hearing that the bureau in July opened its investigation into Russia's interference in the US election. FBI Director James Comey said on Monday during a public hearing before the House Intelligence Committee that the bureau opened its investigation into Russia’s interference in the US election...

    Roger Stone takes center stage as Congress lines up Russia probe witnesses
    Mar20

    Roger Stone takes center stage as Congress lines up Russia probe witnesses

    Pro-Trump provocateur Roger Stone repeatedly came up in Monday’s opening hearing on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election — but leading lawmakers have indicated they’re still eager to hear from him directly. And Stone says he would be eager to comply.Already, Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr said his panel has...

    Russia Deploys 2,500 Troops for Paratrooper Drill in Crimea
    Mar20

    Russia Deploys 2,500 Troops for Paratrooper Drill in Crimea

    Moscow has drafted members of three different airborne divisions to the region for the first time. …read more Source:...

    Paul Andrei Aradoaie, qualified in Under-22 European Boxing Championships’ final in Braila
    Mar20

    Paul Andrei Aradoaie, qualified in Under-22 European Boxing Championships’ final in Braila

    Romanian boxer Paul Andrei Aradoaie qualified on Monday evening in the final of the 81-kg category of the Under-22 European Boxing Championships in Braila, after defeating in the semifinals the Ukrainian Stepan Grekul. …read more Source:...