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    Marcy Wheeler Says Indictments in Russia Probe Further Incriminate Attorney General Jeff Sessions
    Oct31

    Marcy Wheeler Says Indictments in Russia Probe Further Incriminate Attorney General Jeff Sessions

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chair Paul Manafort and his former business associate Rick Gates surrendered to the FBI, after being indicted on charges that include money laundering, acting as unregistered agents of Ukraine’s former pro-Russian government and conspiracy against the United States. The White House said the...

    Kremlin Says Russia Not Accused In U.S. Indictment
    Oct31

    Kremlin Says Russia Not Accused In U.S. Indictment

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has emphasized that the Kremlin sees no evidence of accusations of Russian meddling in the indictment handed down to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman and an associate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine
    Oct31

    How Paul Manafort Helped Elect Russia’s Man in Ukraine

    By the account of his lawyer, Paul Manafort went to work in Ukraine in 2005 with the most spotless of intentions. “[He] represented pro-European Union campaigns for the Ukrainians,” the attorney, Kevin Downing, said in a statement. “And in the course of that representation he was seeking to further democracy and to help the Ukrainians come closer...

    The Manafort indictment is a historic test for American democracy
    Oct31

    The Manafort indictment is a historic test for American democracy

    Mueller, Manafort, and the Trump era’s biggest crisis. The indictment of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort sets the stage for a historic test of the American legal and political systems, which could soon come under new attack from a president who has previously asked his advisers about firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and...

    Trump: ‘Podesta running from his firm’ has ‘Dems in a dither’
    Oct31

    Trump: ‘Podesta running from his firm’ has ‘Dems in a dither’

    President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that Monday’s “biggest story” was Democratic lobbyist and Podesta Group founder Tony Podesta “running from his firm.”Podesta, whose brother John was chairman of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, announced his resignation after coming under investigation by special...

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’
    Oct31

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’

    President Donald Trump and his allies fought back Tuesday against special counsel Robert Mueller’s wave of indictments against former campaign aides, dismissing an ex-foreign policy adviser who cut a plea deal with prosecutors as a “liar” and nothing more than the “coffee boy.”The White House was rocked on Monday after Mueller’s team...

    Podestas Embroiled In Mueller Probe
    Oct31

    Podestas Embroiled In Mueller Probe

    ​Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former presidential campaign manager for a brief time, was indicted Monday by a federal grand jury, along with one of his business associates Richard W. Gates, on twelve counts. The charges, which cover conduct going as far back as 2006 and continuing through 2016, include conspiring to defraud the United...

    Putin Opens Monument to Stalin’s Victims, Dissidents Cry Foul
    Oct31

    Putin Opens Monument to Stalin’s Victims, Dissidents Cry Foul

    President Vladimir Putin inaugurated a monument to the victims of Stalinist purges on Monday, but Soviet-era dissidents accused him of cynicism at a time when they say authorities are riding roughshod over civil freedoms. “The Wall of Grief” occupies a space on the edge of Moscow’s busy 10-lane ring road and depicts a mass of...

    Mueller’s First Indictments
    Oct31

    Mueller’s First Indictments

    Robert Mueller has made his first strike. He indicted former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates, and reached a plea agreement with former Trump foreign-policy adviser George Papadopoulos. Between 2006 and 2015, Manafort and Gates worked as lobbyists for a Ukrainian political party that is a cat’s paw of the...

    Chicken Littles Insist U.S. Military Is Too Old, Too Small
    Oct31

    Chicken Littles Insist U.S. Military Is Too Old, Too Small

    According to a recently released report by The Heritage Foundation, the condition of the U.S. military is “marginal.” The report claims that the U.S. military is “too small” and “too old.” Moreover, “the readiness that we have seen over the several years has been in dramatic decline, given the sorts of things we want the military to accomplish...