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    This Week: Giuliani Ignites Firestorm With Stormy Daniels Revelations
    May04

    This Week: Giuliani Ignites Firestorm With Stormy Daniels Revelations

    Rudy Giuliani catapulted himself into the center of a media maelstrom this week by divulging that President Trump personally reimbursed Michael Cohen for hush money payments that Cohen shelled out during the 2016 presidential campaign. In a remarkably candid admission, Giuliani said that he shared this bombshell about the $130,000 payment to...

    UNICEF Says War In Eastern Ukraine Takes ‘Devastating Toll’ On Education
    May04

    UNICEF Says War In Eastern Ukraine Takes ‘Devastating Toll’ On Education

    UNICEF says the war between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has taken a “devastating toll” on the region’s educational system, forcing more than 200,000 children to learn in “militarized environments.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Federal judge in Manafort case says Mueller’s goal is ‘prosecution or impeachment’ of Trump
    May04

    Federal judge in Manafort case says Mueller’s goal is ‘prosecution or impeachment’ of Trump

    A federal judge in the trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort said he does not really believe that special counsel Robert Mueller cares about Manafort’s alleged bank fraud. Instead, the judge argued, Mueller’s sole objective is the “prosecution or impeachment” of President Donald Trump. What’s the background?...

    Judge challenges Mueller’s actions in Manafort case
    May04

    Judge challenges Mueller’s actions in Manafort case

    A federal judge sharply challenged special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecution team Friday, questioning how its indictment of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on financial charges relates to Mueller’s core mandate to investigate alleged 2016 Russian election interference.U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis said...

    Robert Mueller’s team just had a really rough day in court
    May04

    Robert Mueller’s team just had a really rough day in court

    Judge T.S. Ellis III questioned whether Mueller had just charged Manafort to try to “get” President Trump. A federal judge expressed skepticism about special counsel Robert Mueller’s wide-reaching probe Friday morning during a hearing related to charges Paul Manafort is facing in Virginia. Judge T.S. Ellis III suggested that he suspected...

    Armenia Is Breaking the Post-Soviet Mold
    May04

    Armenia Is Breaking the Post-Soviet Mold

    As the sun set over the Armenian capital of Yerevan on May 2nd, opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan made his way into the city’s central Republic Square to address a crowd of some 150,000 people. For almost three weeks, many of them had served alongside Pashinyan in a unprecedented and peaceful campaign of civil disobedience against the...

    Judge Grills Prosecutors On Relevance Of Manafort Case To Russia Probe
    May04

    Judge Grills Prosecutors On Relevance Of Manafort Case To Russia Probe

    The federal judge overseeing the indictment of Paul Manafort in the Eastern District of Virginia on Friday quizzed the attorneys representing special counsel Robert Mueller on how the charges they brought against Manafort were linked to their core investigation into Russian election interference and any potential collusion with members of the...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Seize Brazilian Man Who Fought For Separatists
    May04

    Ukrainian Nationalists Seize Brazilian Man Who Fought For Separatists

    A mob of Ukrainian nationalists has seized a Brazilian man who fought for Russia-backed separatists and had been living secretly in a Kyiv monastery since being abruptly released from prison pending a retrial in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Judge Gives Team Mueller Rough Ride
    May04

    Judge Gives Team Mueller Rough Ride

    TPM’s Caitlin MacNeal just came out of a hearing in the Paul Manafort case in federal court in Virginia. She’ll be filing shortly. A quick preview: The hearing was on the former Trump campaign chairman’s motion to dismiss the federal grand jury indictment against him. It was focused on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller...

    Gunshots Fired As Brawl Breaks Out At Town Council Session In Ukraine
    May04

    Gunshots Fired As Brawl Breaks Out At Town Council Session In Ukraine

    Police in the town of Nikopol in Ukraine’s eastern Dnipropetrovsk region are investigating violence and gunfire that erupted at a town council meeting. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...