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    Headlines for August 15, 2016
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    Headlines for August 15, 2016

    Uprisings in Milwaukee After Police Kill African-American ManBaltimore: 12 Arrested Protesting Fraternal Order of Police ConferenceClintons Earned $10.6 Million in 2015, According to Tax Returns”Zero Dollars”: Experts Say Donald Trump May Pay No Income TaxesWSJ Calls on Republican Party to “Write Off” Trump by Labor...

    Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent
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    Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent

    World powers urged Russia and Ukraine to refrain from ratcheting up a confrontation over Crimea as Vladimir Putin bolstered the disputed peninsula’s military …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Why Russia’s Naval Exercise Off The Syrian Coast Is A Big Deal
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    Why Russia’s Naval Exercise Off The Syrian Coast Is A Big Deal

    The Russian navy began on Monday an exercise in the eastern Mediterranean, off the coast of Syria, to test its ability to deal with “crisis situations caused by terrorist threats,” according to a statement by the Russian Defense Ministry.The live-fire exercise comes while Russian forces are actively involved in fighting in Syria,...

    Trump struggles for a campaign reset
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    Trump struggles for a campaign reset

    New revelations about the foreign financial ties of Donald Trump’s campaign chairman are threatening to steal the thunder from the Republican presidential nominee’s much-hyped foreign policy speech, adding to the turmoil that has engulfed his presidential bid.Paul Manafort on Monday blasted a New York Times report that detailed secret...

    The Manafort Dossier
    Aug15

    The Manafort Dossier

    Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver what aides are billing as a major foreign-policy speech Monday afternoon, but his campaign is, yet again, already playing defense.In a major piece published Sunday evening, The New York Times delves into the work of Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in Ukraine. For years, Manafort worked for Viktor...

    Ukrainian investigators find Trump’s campaign chief listed in off-the-books ‘black ledger’
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    Ukrainian investigators find Trump’s campaign chief listed in off-the-books ‘black ledger’

    KIEV, Ukraine — On a leafy side street off Independence Square in Kiev is an office used for years by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, when he consulted for Ukraine’s ruling political party. His furniture and personal items were still there as recently as May. And Manafort’s presence remains elsewhere here in the...

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman denies receiving illegal payments for work in Ukraine
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    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman denies receiving illegal payments for work in Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) — Paul Manafort, chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, denied he accepted cash payments while working on a Ukrainian political campaign. …read more Source: United Press...

    Why the Minsk agreement will not solve the Ukraine conflict
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    Why the Minsk agreement will not solve the Ukraine conflict

    Bryan MacDonald, Special to Russia Beyond the Headlines The Minsk II agreement signed in February 2015 cannot be implemented in its current form and all sides are fully aware of that. …read more Source: United Press...

    Even Donald Trump’s Supporters Are Telling Him To Release His Tax Returns
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    Even Donald Trump’s Supporters Are Telling Him To Release His Tax Returns

    Donald Trump’s critics have been calling for months on the Republican presidential candidate to release his tax returns, to no avail. Now, even Trump supporters are joining the chorus.Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), a professed Trump backer (for now), wrote a Sunday New York Times op-ed titled, “I Support You, Donald Trump. Now Release Your Tax...

    Lavrov Ratchets Down the Rhetoric?
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    Lavrov Ratchets Down the Rhetoric?

    The public Western response to Russian President Vladimir Putin rattling the cage with Ukraine last week has been reasonably unified. All the statements released over the course of the weekend, from Paris, Washington, and Brussels, have urged that cooler heads prevail, have reiterated that Crimea belongs to Ukraine and is currently being occupied...