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    Bouchard bows out of Rogers Cup with doubles loss, partner Pliskova advances in singles
    Aug11

    Bouchard bows out of Rogers Cup with doubles loss, partner Pliskova advances in singles

    TORONTO — The old-school Eugenie Bouchard returned to the court Thursday at the Rogers Cup. Her smile was back and there was spring in her step. She looked like the player who enjoyed a breakout season in 2014. The only thing missing was a victory. Bouchard, who has been unable to shake a long singles slump, teamed with Karolina Pliskova for a...

    Manafort Shakes Up Legal Team Amid New Reports On Federal Investigation
    Aug11

    Manafort Shakes Up Legal Team Amid New Reports On Federal Investigation

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chair Paul Manafort on Thursday switched up his legal team amid several new reports on the federal investigation into his personal finances. “Mr. Manafort is in the process of retaining his former counsel, Miller & Chevalier, to represent him in the office of special counsel investigation,”...

    7 quotes about nukes, North Korea, and LSD from President Trump’s press event
    Aug11

    7 quotes about nukes, North Korea, and LSD from President Trump’s press event

    President Donald Trump, on vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey, openly mused to reporters about a wide range of topics on Thursday — threatening North Korea with “the likes of which nobody’s seen before” while criticizing the timing of the FBI raid on Paul Manafort’s home and saying he wanted to “de-nuke the world.” He also expressed...

    CNN: Manafort’s Son-In-Law Gave Info, Documents To DOJ Investigators
    Aug11

    CNN: Manafort’s Son-In-Law Gave Info, Documents To DOJ Investigators

    Paul Manafort’s son-in-law Jeffrey Yohai, who has partnered with Manafort on real estate deals, met with Justice Department investigators more than two months ago, CNN reported late Thursday. CNN reported, citing two unnamed sources familiar with the matter, that Yohai met with federal investigators recently. According to one of the sources...

    The Truth About the War in Ukraine
    Aug10

    The Truth About the War in Ukraine

    In September 2014, I watched a tank battle from a hilltop in Mariupol, Ukraine. I toured that battlefield, the day the first cease-fire was signed, on Sept. 5, 2014. I witnessed a wasteland of charred, destroyed tanks, and armored personnel carriers. And scores of dead soldiers who reminded me of the plaster molds of the dead in Pompeii, the way...

    Experts Debate Pros and Cons of Lethal Arms for Ukraine
    Aug10

    Experts Debate Pros and Cons of Lethal Arms for Ukraine

    U.S. military experts are lining up on either side of a debate on whether to supply lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine, a move that would mark a turning point in U.S. policy on Kyiv’s 3-year-old conflict with Russian-backed separatists. Supporters of the move, which is under active consideration by President Donald Trump’s...

    Controversial Film About Russian Czar Cleared for Release
    Aug10

    Controversial Film About Russian Czar Cleared for Release

    A historical film about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, despite passionate calls for its ban. “Matilda,” which describes Nicholas II’s relationship with Matilda Kshesinskaya has drawn virulent criticism from some Orthodox believers and hard-line...

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany
    Aug10

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany

    A Russian lawyer for a Crimean Tatar leader who is on trial in Russian-controlled Crimea has sharply criticized the Kremlin, comparing President Vladimir Putin’s Russia with Nazi Germany and suggesting officials who serve the state will face an unhappy fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany
    Aug10

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Leader Compares Russia With Nazi Germany

    A Russian lawyer for a Crimean Tatar leader who is on trial in Russian-controlled Crimea has sharply criticized the Kremlin, comparing President Vladimir Putin’s Russia with Nazi Germany and suggesting officials who serve the state will face an unhappy fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records
    Aug10

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Foreign Bank Records

    Global banking records belonging to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The subpoenas highlight just how prominent a focus of Mueller’s investigation Manafort has become. The former campaign chairman’s house was raided...