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    Billionaire paid Fillon $50,000 for meeting with Putin: report
    Mar21

    Billionaire paid Fillon $50,000 for meeting with Putin: report

    PARIS — A billionaire Lebanese businessman paid François Fillon $50,000 to organize meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the chief executive of French oil giant Total, the Canard Enchaîné reported in a story to be published Wednesday. The investigative and satirical weekly said that back in 2015, the French...

    Ex-Trump campaign manager faces new allegations from Ukraine over ‘black ledger’ payments
    Mar21

    Ex-Trump campaign manager faces new allegations from Ukraine over ‘black ledger’ payments

    New allegations revive scandal that forced ex-Trump campaign manager to resign. …read more Source: ABC...

    Paul Manafort Hid Payment From Pro-Russian Political Party, Ukranian Lawmaker Says
    Mar21

    Paul Manafort Hid Payment From Pro-Russian Political Party, Ukranian Lawmaker Says

    (MOSCOW) — A Ukrainian lawmaker has published a document that he said ties Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, to attempts to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russia political party. Jason Maloni, a spokesman for Manafort, calls the allegations “baseless” and says they should be “summarily dismissed.” Serhiy Leshchenko...

    What Trump’s Meeting With Angela Merkel Means for NATO
    Mar21

    What Trump’s Meeting With Angela Merkel Means for NATO

    In his first in-person meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last week, President Donald Trump conveyed America’s commitment to the transatlantic alliance, stating, “I reiterated to Chancellor Merkel my strong support for NATO.” The president also repeated his call for European members of NATO to increase spending on defense. As I...

    Russia Unfazed by US Election Hacking Hearings
    Mar21

    Russia Unfazed by US Election Hacking Hearings

    If much of the United States was transfixed by the Congressional testimony of two of America’s top intelligence officials on allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. elections, the Kremlin claimed it had better things to do. “We have many concerns in the Kremlin and following that [debate] isn’t one of them,” said Presidential...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Says Manafort Hid Yanukovych Payments
    Mar21

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Says Manafort Hid Yanukovych Payments

    A member of Ukraine’s parliament has presented documents which he says proves that U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager tried to hide a large payment from Ukraine’s ousted pro-Russian president. Serhiy Leshchenko showed the documents at a news conference in Kyiv on March 21. They purportedly show a $750,000...

    Netflix Believes in the Power of Thumbs
    Mar21

    Netflix Believes in the Power of Thumbs

    What’s the difference between rating a movie you just watched out of five stars, versus giving it a thumbs-up or thumbs-down? Most people might not see too much of a distinction—but Netflix does. According to the streaming service, you give a star rating to impress other people; it’s a way of channeling your inner critic. But...

    Ukraine MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000 (AFP)
    Mar21

    Ukraine MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000 (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – An Ukrainian MP alleged Tuesday that the party of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych secretly paid former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort $750,000 via an offshore shell company. …read more Source: The West...

    Romania to send 120 air defense troops to Poland
    Mar21

    Romania to send 120 air defense troops to Poland

    Romania’s president says the country will send 120 air defense troops to support NATO’s presence in Poland amid unease about Russia’s interventions in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Romania to send 120 air defense troops to Poland
    Mar21

    Romania to send 120 air defense troops to Poland

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ” Romania’s president says the country will send 120 air defense troops to support NATO’s presence in Poland amid unease about Russia’s interventions in Ukraine.Speaking after a meeting of the country’s top… …read more Source: The New Zealand...