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    Mueller Investigation Claims Casualty in Clintonworld
    Oct31

    Mueller Investigation Claims Casualty in Clintonworld

    The Dems and their media allies had very effectively convinced themselves that the Russians only had eyes for Republicans. The problem with convincing yourself of something that’s completely untrue is that reality eventually begins catching up. Democratic power lobbyist Tony Podesta, founder of the Podesta Group, is stepping down from the...

    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...

    Gunman Kills Woman Who Fought Russian-backed Rebels in Ukraine
    Oct31

    Gunman Kills Woman Who Fought Russian-backed Rebels in Ukraine

    A couple who survived an assassination attempt in June is attacked by a gunman spraying their car with bullets, killing the wife and injuring the husband. …read more Source: The New York...

    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...

    Paul Manafort indictment: Money laundering, Ukraine connections but what about Russia?

    They are serious charges, which suggest a pattern of illegal behaviour. …read more Source: Global...

    White House Dismisses 2 Indictments, Guilty Plea in Russia Probe
    Oct31

    White House Dismisses 2 Indictments, Guilty Plea in Russia Probe

    Even though Paul Manafort was indicted Monday on charges that weren’t connected to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, some legal experts think prosecutors are pursuing leverage for more information. Further, the guilty plea by a low-level campaign adviser could be a more direct link. “If I were [Manafort’s] lawyer, I would...

    Finnish President Says Joining NATO Would Require Referendum
    Oct31

    Finnish President Says Joining NATO Would Require Referendum

    Any move by Finland to join NATO would need public approval via a referendum, President Sauli Niinisto told a panel debate on Monday ahead of elections in January. The Nordic country is a member of the European Union but has stayed outside the NATO military alliance in line with its tradition of avoiding confrontation with Russia, with which it...

    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...

    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,...

    And they had guts to call McCarthy a Witch-Hunter
    Oct30

    And they had guts to call McCarthy a Witch-Hunter

    “McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence.” —[Wikipedia, “McCarthyism”] According to criminal charges filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and made public earlier, today, Paul Manafort and Richard Gates face accusations of subversion and treason on...