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    Ukrainian corruption probe uncovers references to Trump’s campaign manager
    Aug16

    Ukrainian corruption probe uncovers references to Trump’s campaign manager

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And how political unrest in Ukraine has made its way into the race for president of the United States. Before becoming Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort consulted for Viktor Yanukovych, the former Ukrainian president who fled to Russia in 2014 and later faced charges in the deaths of civilian protesters....

    Hillary Clinton team questioning report of Donald Trump aide’s ties to Russia
    Aug16

    Hillary Clinton team questioning report of Donald Trump aide’s ties to Russia

    NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning Donald Trump’s top political aide’s ties to a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine, claiming it is evidence of the Republican nominee’s cozy relationship with Russia. The New York Times reported that handwritten ledgers found in Ukraine show $12.7 million in...

    New Online Income Declaration System Flops in Ukraine
    Aug16

    New Online Income Declaration System Flops in Ukraine

    Ukrainian efforts to stamp out tax evasion and corruption among public officials in line with commitments to the IMF hit a setback Monday when a new online income declaration system flopped at launch. Under the new system, some 50,000 senior civil servants will initially have to declare all their earnings and list property and other assets...

    The Atlantic Daily: The Russian Connection, Milwaukee Burning, Living With Fear
    Aug16

    The Atlantic Daily: The Russian Connection, Milwaukee Burning, Living With Fear

    What We’re FollowingTrump’s Russian Connection: Just how closely is Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, tied to Vladimir Putin? Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that Manafort received $12.7 million in secret payments from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. The news broke on the eve of a...

    Trump’s new normal
    Aug16

    Trump’s new normal

    Donald Trump again blamed President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for the rise of ISIS. He questioned his opponent’s “physical stamina” to eradicate the terrorist group. And he again interspersed what his campaign hyped as a major foreign policy speech — his third to date — with falsehoods and half-truths, promising an end to nation...

    The Atlantic  Politics & Policy Daily: Scranton Enjoys Quadrennial 15 Minutes of Fame
    Aug16

    The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Scranton Enjoys Quadrennial 15 Minutes of Fame

    Today in 5 LinesDonald Trump proposed an ideological admissions test for Muslim immigrants and tourists coming to the United States during a foreign policy speech in Youngstown, Ohio. Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort denied a New York Times report claiming secret ledgers showed more than $12 million set aside for him from the...

    Clinton team highlights Trump aide’s financial ties to Russia
    Aug16

    Clinton team highlights Trump aide’s financial ties to Russia

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning Donald Trump’s top political aide’s ties to a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine, claiming it is evidence of the Republican nominee’s cozy relationship with Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Canada will join UN efforts in Africa for a ‘long duration’
    Aug15

    Canada will join UN efforts in Africa for a ‘long duration’

    OTTAWA — The federal government will soon announce a plan to bolster United Nations peace efforts in Africa, including trans-border operations, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Monday, as he wrapped up a five-country, fact-finding mission to the continent. “I do have a number that we will be announcing shortly that we can sustain for a long...

    Canada’s military plan for Africa will be for a “long duration,” says Sajjan
    Aug15

    Canada’s military plan for Africa will be for a “long duration,” says Sajjan

    OTTAWA — The federal government will soon announce a plan to bolster United Nations peace efforts in Africa, including trans-border operations, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Monday, as he wrapped up a five-country, fact-finding mission to the continent. “I do have a number that we will be announcing shortly that we can sustain for a...

    Donald Trump’s campaign manager denies alleged $12.7M payment from Ukraine
    Aug15

    Donald Trump’s campaign manager denies alleged $12.7M payment from Ukraine

    Donald Trump’s ties to Russia and Ukraine are again in the spotlight following a report that a pro-Russia group had previously earmarked millions of dollars in cash payments to Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort. …read more Source: Global...