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    From here on in, it only gets harder for Donald Trump
    Oct31

    From here on in, it only gets harder for Donald Trump

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (C) leaves federal court, Oct. 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Keith Lane/Getty Images) Venomous spiders on a giant wispy web haunt the South Portico of the White House for Halloween, but there is no doubt now that the capital’s creepy-crawlies are slavering for meatier prey than the mere...

    Wife of accused in plot to assassinate Putin killed in Kiev shooting
    Oct31

    Wife of accused in plot to assassinate Putin killed in Kiev shooting

    The Ukrainian wife of a Chechen man accused by Russia of plotting to kill President Vladimir Putin was shot dead outside Kiev on Monday in an attack that also wounded her husband, Ukrainian interior ministry officials said. …read more Source: Global...

    Trump Fumes As Mueller’s Investigation Enters New Phase With Charges
    Oct31

    Trump Fumes As Mueller’s Investigation Enters New Phase With Charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Muller’s charges Monday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and two other aides marked a new phase in his sprawling investigation into Russia and President Donald Trump, underscoring the ongoing threat Mueller poses to the president. Trump immediately sought to distance himself after...

    Tony Podesta Resignation Follows String of Foreign Lobbying Disclosure Violations
    Oct30

    Tony Podesta Resignation Follows String of Foreign Lobbying Disclosure Violations

    The resignation of high-powered Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta from the firm bearing his name follows a string of failures by him to disclose his advocacy for foreign entities that put him under the microscope of special prosecutor Robert Mueller. Podesta’s decision to leave the Podesta Group was announced to the firm on Monday morning,...

    Indicted Campaign Adviser Remained Closely Tied To Trumpworld Into 2017
    Oct30

    Indicted Campaign Adviser Remained Closely Tied To Trumpworld Into 2017

    Asked Monday about the explosive indictment of two former Trump campaign officials, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded with a familiar refrain, casting the pair as independent actors whose alleged misdeeds were entirely unrelated to the campaign. “Today’s announcement has nothing to do with the President and...

    Chechen accused of plotting to kill Putin wounded in Ukraine
    Oct30

    Chechen accused of plotting to kill Putin wounded in Ukraine

    A Ukrainian lawmaker says a Chechen man sought by Russia on charges of involvement in a botched plot to kill President Vladimir Putin has been wounded in an ambush near the Ukrainian capital. …read more Source: FOX...

    Trump-Russia probe timeline of key events
    Oct30

    Trump-Russia probe timeline of key events

    Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, who face 12 criminal indictments as a result of Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, began work in 2006 as consultants for the Party of Regions, a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine led by Victor Yanukovych. …read more Source: CTV...

    Robert Mueller Is Just Getting Started
    Oct30

    Robert Mueller Is Just Getting Started

    With the release of his first indictments and a surprise plea deal on Monday morning, Special Counsel Robert Mueller sketched a partial outline of his team’s investigation into Russian electoral meddling and took control of a news narrative that had been increasingly dominated by his conservative critics.Legal experts said the court filings...

    Turkey’s Ukrainian Gambit
    Oct30

    Turkey’s Ukrainian Gambit

    Reading the headlines, one could be forgiven for thinking that Russia has become, all of a sudden, Turkey’s new best friend. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his loyalists are up in arms against the U.S., which they have branded the archenemy. The EU, and especially Germany, has long been on Turkey’s bad side. Vladimir...

    Manafort’s Lawyer Calls Charges Against Him ‘Ridiculous’
    Oct30

    Manafort’s Lawyer Calls Charges Against Him ‘Ridiculous’

    A lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort said that charges against his client were “ridiculous” and stressed there was “no evidence” of collusion with the Russians. Speaking after Manafort pleaded not guilty in a federal court hearing on October 30, attorney Kevin Downing said...