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    In Major Shake-Up, Trump Hires Breitbart Exec and Citizens United Propagandist Bannon to Lead Campaign
    Aug17

    In Major Shake-Up, Trump Hires Breitbart Exec and Citizens United Propagandist Bannon to Lead Campaign

    Stephen K. Bannon is best known as the writer/director of such films as ‘Torchbearer,’ which features scenes of horrific violence. In what is being billed as a major campaign shake-up, Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has hired Breitbart News Executive Chairman from AlterNet on Steven K. Bannon and his recent movie,...

    Ukraine Detains Uzbek Accused Of Fighting With Separatists
    Aug17

    Ukraine Detains Uzbek Accused Of Fighting With Separatists

    Authorities in Ukraine say they have detained an Uzbek citizen believed to have been fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s Reshuffle
    Aug17

    Trump’s Reshuffle

    NEWS BRIEF Donald Trump has hired a senior executive from Breitbart News and promoted a campaign adviser to a top position in an effort to jump-start his presidential campaign, which has been foundering in recent days.Under the changes announced Wednesday, Stephen Bannon, Breitbart’s executive chairman, will become chief executive of the...

    AP Sources: Manafort Tied To Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying
    Aug17

    AP Sources: Manafort Tied To Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. Read More → …read...

    Trump campaign shakes up leadership in latest sign of tumult
    Aug17

    Trump campaign shakes up leadership in latest sign of tumult

    TETERBORO, N.J. — Republican Donald Trump announced a shakeup of his campaign leadership Wednesday, the latest sign of tumult in his bid for the White House as his poll numbers slip and only 82 days remain before the election. The billionaire real estate mogul named Stephen Bannon of the conservative Breitbart News website as chief executive...

    Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying: AP
    Aug17

    Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying: AP

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump‘s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. The revelation, provided to The...

    AP Sources: Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying
    Aug17

    AP Sources: Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying

    AP Sources: Trump campaign chairman Manafort helped pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012 …read more Source: U.S....

    AP: Paul Manafort helped a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2M to DC lobbyists
    Aug17

    AP: Paul Manafort helped a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2M to DC lobbyists

    The project was structured in ways that obscured the foreign party’s efforts to influence US policy. …read more Source: Business...

    AP Sources: Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying
    Aug17

    AP Sources: Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. … Click to Continue » …read more...

    AP Sources: Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying
    Aug17

    AP Sources: Manafort tied to undisclosed foreign lobbying

    An Associated Press investigation finds that Donald Trump’s campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million to two prominent Washington lobbying firms. The project was structured in ways that obscured the foreign party’s efforts to influence U.S. policy. The revelation was...