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    A judge just ruled that Mueller had the authority to indict Manafort
    May16

    A judge just ruled that Mueller had the authority to indict Manafort

    Judge Amy Berman Jackson found it was “logical and appropriate” for Mueller to investigate Manafort. A federal judge ruled against Paul Manafort’s attempt to dismiss charges brought against him in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, writing that the charges fell “squarely” within special counsel Robert Mueller’s authority — which means...

    Trucker Putin opens Russia bridge link with annexed Crimea
    May16

    Trucker Putin opens Russia bridge link with annexed Crimea

    By Gleb Stolyarov THE KERCH STRAIT (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin, driving a truck, unveiled the auto section of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula on Tuesday, defying Ukraine which said the move showed cynical disregard for international law. Putin, at the wheel of an orange heavy KAMAZ...

    Judge Slaps Down Paul Manafort’s Challenge to Mueller Indictment: ‘Falls Squarely’ Within His Authority
    May16

    Judge Slaps Down Paul Manafort’s Challenge to Mueller Indictment: ‘Falls Squarely’ Within His Authority

    The judge made it clear that the scope of special counsel Robert Mueller’s authority is wide. U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson on Tuesday denied President Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort in his request to dismiss the charges brought against him by the special counsel.Jackson ordered that Robert Mueller’s...

    AMAZING: Raila Odinga Speech At Cambridge University; AFRICA IN A CHANGING WORLD
    May16

    AMAZING: Raila Odinga Speech At Cambridge University; AFRICA IN A CHANGING WORLD

    “AFRICA IN A CHANGING WORLD:” SPEECH BY H.E. RAILA ODINGA AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY Tuesday, 15th May 2018. It is an honour to visit the city of Cambridge as a guest of the debating society of Cambridge University. The history of Cambridge University is deeply intertwined with that of Africa. Until the 1970s, the terminating examination for...

    Judge Upholds Mueller’s Authority To Prosecute Manafort For Ukraine Dealings
    May16

    Judge Upholds Mueller’s Authority To Prosecute Manafort For Ukraine Dealings

    Paul Manafort has struck out again in his efforts to get Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against him thrown out or curtailed on the basis that Mueller’s investigation was improper. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Tuesday denied Manafort’s request that she throw out the indictment brought in the criminal case...

    Raid on Kyiv offices of Russian state media
    May15

    Raid on Kyiv offices of Russian state media

    Ukraine’s security service raided the Kyiv offices of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency yesterday, detaining one journalist who was accused of treason.The searches took place with relations between Moscow and Kyiv already extremely strained over Russia’s 2014 seizure of Crimea and accusations that it fueled a rebel...

    Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media
    May15

    Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media

    Kiev: Ukraine’s security service raided the Kiev offices of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency on Tuesday, detaining one journalist who was accused of treason. The searches took place with relations between Moscow and Kiev already extremely strained over Russia’s 2014 seizure of Crimea and accusations that it fuelled a...

    ‘Trucker’ Putin opens Russia bridge
    May15

    ‘Trucker’ Putin opens Russia bridge

    THE KERCH STRAIT: Russian President Vladimir Putin, driving a truck, unveiled the auto section of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula on Tuesday, defying Ukraine which said the move showed cynical disregard for international law. Putin, at the wheel of an orange heavy KAMAZ dump-truck, drove the full 19 km...

    Ukraine Detains Russian State Journalist, Moscow Voices Anger
    May15

    Ukraine Detains Russian State Journalist, Moscow Voices Anger

    KYIV — Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) officers have searched the office of Russian state news agency RIA Novosti’s branch in Ukraine and detained a journalist, accusing the media outlet of parti …read more Source: Big News...

    Putin drives truck over new controversial bridge linking Russia to Crimea peninsula
    May15

    Putin drives truck over new controversial bridge linking Russia to Crimea peninsula

    In a move Western nations are calling a violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, Russian President Vladimir Putin officially opens a bridge to Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source:...