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    Polish villagers hold Jewish wedding without Jews
    Aug09

    Polish villagers hold Jewish wedding without Jews

    Villagers attending a fake Jewish wedding in the Polish village of Radzanow, Aug 5, 2017. (Jonny Daniels/From the Depths) (JTA) — Nostalgia for Jews is a well-documented phenomenon in Eastern Europe, with cultural and even substantial commercial aspects. In Ukraine, so-called Jewish-themed restaurants with pork-heavy menus compete for tourists,...

    FBI raided Manafort’s Virginia home in Russia probe
    Aug09

    FBI raided Manafort’s Virginia home in Russia probe

    FBI agents raided the residence of former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort last month, and he also has turned over hundreds of pages of documents to congressional investigators, as probes ramp up into the president’s campaign and Russia’s role in the 2016 election.The pre-dawn raid on July 26 at the Alexandria, Virginia,...

    Analysis: Most Americans can’t find North Korea on a map
    Aug09

    Analysis: Most Americans can’t find North Korea on a map

    By Christopher Ingraham | Washington Post Only 36 percent of Americans were able to correctly identify North Korea on a map in a recent Morning Consult survey. The experiment, as reported by the New York Times, found that there’s a relationship between geographic knowledge and policy preferences. People who can locate North Korea are more...

    FBI Agents Search Home Of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman
    Aug09

    FBI Agents Search Home Of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman

    The FBI has searched the Virginia home of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, U.S. media report, amid an ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    FBI raids home of Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort
    Aug09

    FBI raids home of Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort

    While multi-million loans from a secret source may buy a nice house, it doesn’t buy protection from this. Federal agents appeared at Paul Manafort’s home without advance warning in the predawn hours of July 26, the day after he met voluntarily with the staff for the Senate Intelligence Committee. The search warrant was wide-ranging...

    FBI raided former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s home
    Aug09

    FBI raided former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s home

    Manafort has been a subject of a longstanding FBI investigation into his dealings in Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Watchdog files FEC complaint of DNC work with Ukraine
    Aug09

    Watchdog files FEC complaint of DNC work with Ukraine

    A watchdog group will file a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Mueller Closes In on Manafort
    Aug09

    Mueller Closes In on Manafort

    FBI agents directed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller raided a home owned by Paul Manafort last month in the latest sign that the Russia investigation is taking an aggressive new posture toward the former Trump campaign chairman.According to The Washington Post, federal agents appeared with a search warrant at an Alexandria, Virginia, home owned...

    ‘Predawn raid’: Two words that just added huge intrigue to the Russia investigation
    Aug09

    ‘Predawn raid’: Two words that just added huge intrigue to the Russia investigation

    By Aaron Blake, (c) 2017, The Washington Post What we know, thanks to The Washington Post’s Carol D. Leonnig, Tom Hamburger and Rosalind Helderman: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was served with a surprise search warrant at his home two weeks ago. What we don’t know but would very much like to: Why in the world that was...

    The Rich Rides Of Ukraine’s SBU
    Aug09

    The Rich Rides Of Ukraine’s SBU

    Some staff at the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) drive top-range cars, but won’t explain how they got them. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service witnessed a string of expensive vehicles over several days in an SBU parking lot in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...