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    Paul Manafort’s lawsuit against Robert Mueller gets thrown out of court
    Apr27

    Paul Manafort’s lawsuit against Robert Mueller gets thrown out of court

    Paul Manafort’s legal team has taken every possible tack in trying to find some way to prevent Manafort from having to go to trial in July. Since the evidence of Manafort’s money laundering, foreign lobbying, and lying under oath seems abundant, getting the case thrown out was possibly the former Trump campaign chairman’s best...

    Pompeo Says No Decision Yet On Iran Deal, Assails Russian ‘Aggression’
    Apr27

    Pompeo Says No Decision Yet On Iran Deal, Assails Russian ‘Aggression’

    New U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said “no decision” has been made on whether the United States will pull out of the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal, but he said it is “unlikely” to remain unless major changes are made. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Inside Armenia’s Improbable “Velvet Revolution”
    Apr27

    Inside Armenia’s Improbable “Velvet Revolution”

    For the first months of 2018, observers of Armenian politics quietly wondered what would happen in April, when the nation was set to officially transition from a presidential to a parliamentary republic. Would Serzh Sargsyan, President since 2008, stay on as Prime Minister? Or would he stand down in favor of someone new? He kept quiet about his...

    Cohen And His Father-In-Law Loaned $26M To Taxi Mogul In Marijuana Biz
    Apr27

    Cohen And His Father-In-Law Loaned $26M To Taxi Mogul In Marijuana Biz

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, whose business dealings are being investigated by the FBI, and the lawyer’s father-in-law have lent $26 million in recent years to a taxi mogul who is shifting into the legalized marijuana industry, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. Semyon “Sam”...

    Pompeo in Brussels for show of support for Nato
    Apr27

    Pompeo in Brussels for show of support for Nato

    * Nato sees Pompeo’s visit as a good sign * Russia, European defence spending to be discussed Barely 12 hours after being sworn in US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went straight to Nato headquarters on Friday in what European allies saw as strong support for an institution that US President Donald Trump once called obsolete. In a closed...

    Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen loaned millions to Ukraine-born taxi mogul
    Apr27

    Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen loaned millions to Ukraine-born taxi mogul

    It’s not clear whether Semyon “Sam” Shtayner, a longtime business associate of Michael Cohen’s father-in-law, used any of the loans to finance his grow operation. …read more Source:...

    Belarus detains independent journalist at border
    Apr27

    Belarus detains independent journalist at border

    Belarus has detained an independent journalist after he attempted to enter the country from Ukraine, investigators said Friday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Union of Armenians in Russia calls on authorities of Armenia to head  public and accept national candidate of Prime Minister Nikol  Pashinyan
    Apr27

    Union of Armenians in Russia calls on authorities of Armenia to head  public and accept national candidate of Prime Minister Nikol  Pashinyan

    ArmInfo. The Union of Armenians in Russia is categorically opposed to actions that could lead to increased tensions in Armenia. This is stated in the statement of the UAR, received in ArmInfo. “In this regard, we call on the actual leaders of the country to listen to the people and the people’s candidate.To transfer the board to the...

    This Week: Trump Distances Himself From Cohen, Special Master Appointed
    Apr27

    This Week: Trump Distances Himself From Cohen, Special Master Appointed

    President Trump distanced himself from Michael Cohen this week, as both of the cases against Cohen — the civil case involving Stormy Daniels and the federal criminal case in New York — continued to progress. Judge Kimba Wood appointed veteran prosecutor Barbara Jones as special master in the criminal probe, where she’ll be tasked with...

    Michael Cohen loaned millions to Ukrainian cab mogul
    Apr27

    Michael Cohen loaned millions to Ukrainian cab mogul

    It’s not clear whether the taxi mogul used any of the loans — $6 million of which have come directly from Cohen since 2014 — to finance his grow operation. …read more Source:...