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    Judge raises doubts on Mueller appointment order
    Apr19

    Judge raises doubts on Mueller appointment order

    A federal judge raised doubts Thursday about the scope of the order used to appoint special counsel Robert Mueller to probe alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.During a two-and-a-half hour hearing in one of Mueller’s criminal cases against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman...

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ
    Apr19

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had “back channels” to Russians trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, a lawyer for the Department of Justice told a judge on Thursday. “He had long-standing ties to Russia-backed politicians,” Michael Dreeben, a lawyer for the...

    Manafort Wants More DOJ Records About Scope Of Mueller Probe
    Apr19

    Manafort Wants More DOJ Records About Scope Of Mueller Probe

    Paul Manafort wants to see more records of conversations between Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on the scope of the Russia probe. Manafort lawyer Kevin Downing argued for that they and the court were entitled to additional Justice Department records in a sometimes contentious federal court hearing...

    Russian, NATO Generals Hold Rare Face-to-Face Meeting
    Apr19

    Russian, NATO Generals Hold Rare Face-to-Face Meeting

    The head of Russia’s military general staff and NATO’s supreme allied commander held a rare face-to-face meeting Thursday to try to ease the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War. U.S. Army General Curtis Scaparrotti and Valery Gerasimov met in Baku, Azerbaijan, less than a week after the United States, Britain and France staged...

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ
    Apr19

    Manafort might have been a ‘back channel’ to Russia during the election, says DOJ

    This story is developing. Refresh for updates. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had “back channels” to Russians trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, a lawyer for the Department of Justice told a judge on Thursday. “He had long-standing ties to Russia-backed...

    Timeline of investigations into the Trump campaign and Russian operatives
    Apr19

    Timeline of investigations into the Trump campaign and Russian operatives

    Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Special counsel Robert Mueller and multiple congressional committees are looking into allegations that there was collusion between Russian operatives and Trump associates during...

    Ukraine Moves to Split Church From Russia as Elections Approach
    Apr19

    Ukraine Moves to Split Church From Russia as Elections Approach

    By Natalia ZinetsKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Orthodox church could become independent of Moscow under the terms of a presidential initiative… …read more Source: U.S....

    Despite Sanctions, Russia’s List of Billionaires Is Growing Longer and Richer
    Apr19

    Despite Sanctions, Russia’s List of Billionaires Is Growing Longer and Richer

    Forbes 2018 Rich List for Russia shows the wealthy elite nearly as rich as before Crimea sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Pompeo visit to Toronto G7 ministers meeting imperilled by confirmation woes
    Apr19

    Pompeo visit to Toronto G7 ministers meeting imperilled by confirmation woes

    OTTAWA — Mike Pompeo spent his Easter weekend in North Korea as Donald Trump’s CIA director, but it’s almost certain he will be leaving America’s chair vacant at a major upcoming G7 meeting in Toronto. Pompeo is still in the middle of an acrimonious confirmation process to become the new U.S. secretary of state and it seems...

    Michael Cohen has many alleged links to organized crime: Does that mean he won’t flip on Trump?
    Apr19

    Michael Cohen has many alleged links to organized crime: Does that mean he won’t flip on Trump?

    Getty/Eduardo Munoz Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, once told …read more Source:...