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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Wife Of Chechen Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv
    Oct31

    Wife Of Chechen Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Shot Dead Near Kyiv

    The wife of a Chechen man accused by Russian authorities of plotting to kill President Vladimir Putin has been killed in an ambush near Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Who Is Viktor Yanukovych And What’s His Connection To Paul Manafort?
    Oct31

    Who Is Viktor Yanukovych And What’s His Connection To Paul Manafort?

    The former Ukrainian president was named in the indictment of Trump’s former campaign chair. …read more Source: The Huffington...

    Mueller Investigation Brings Down A Top Democratic Lobbyist

    Tony Podesta, brother of Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, blamed “right-wing media” for his decision to leave his namesake firm. The firm assisted Paul Manafort’s work in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...