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    Ukraine Reports Repelling Separatist Attack As Hostilities Continue
    Aug15

    Ukraine Reports Repelling Separatist Attack As Hostilities Continue

    Ukraine has reported repelling an attempted attack by Russian-backed rebel forces in the country’s east, amid an uptick in violations of a fragile ceasefire. Government forces deployed in the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk announced via Facebook that rebels opened fire 64 times Sunday, including an attempt to overwhelm a military checkpoint...

    Kyiv Probing Evidence Of Corruption By Top Trump Adviser
    Aug15

    Kyiv Probing Evidence Of Corruption By Top Trump Adviser

    Handwritten ledgers found in Kyiv seem to link Paul Manafort, who is currently the chairman of U.S. mogul Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, to more than $12 million in undisclosed cash payments during his tenure as an adviser to the government of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Trump to propose political tests for immigrants
    Aug15

    Trump to propose political tests for immigrants

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump will declare an end to nation building if elected president, replacing it with what aides described as “foreign policy realism” focused on destroying the Islamic State group and other terrorist organizations. In a speech the Republican presidential nominee will deliver on Monday in Ohio, Trump will argue that...

    Trump Time Capsule #78: ‘Undisclosed Cash Payments’
    Aug15

    Trump Time Capsule #78: ‘Undisclosed Cash Payments’

    This is a breaking-news placeholder, for “what we knew, when” purposes:One month ago, the Republican platform was altered to remove any reference to supporting Ukraine in its struggles against Russia (which seized Crimea from Ukraine two years ago). …read more Source: The...

    Secret ledger in Ukraine lists cash for Donald Trump’s campaign chief
    Aug15

    Secret ledger in Ukraine lists cash for Donald Trump’s campaign chief

    KIEV, Ukraine — On a leafy side street off Independence Square in Kiev is an office used for years by Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, when he consulted for Ukraine’s ruling political party. His furniture and personal items were still there as recently as May. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ledgers in Ukraine show cash listed for Trump’s campaign manager Manafort: NYT
    Aug15

    Ledgers in Ukraine show cash listed for Trump’s campaign manager Manafort: NYT

    Secret ledgers in Ukraine showed $12.7 million in cash payments for Donald Trump’s campaign manager, the New York Times reported. …read more Source:...

    Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief
    Aug15

    Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief

    On a leafy side street off Independence Square in Kiev is an office used for years by Donald J. Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, when he consulted for Ukraine’s ruling political party. His furniture and personal items were still there as recently as May. And Mr. Manafort’s presence remains elsewhere here in the capital,...

    Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief
    Aug15

    Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief

    An examination of the activities of Paul Manafort shows how he benefited from powerful interests that are now under scrutiny. …read more Source: The New York...

    The Latest: France wins fencing gold in men’s team epee
    Aug15

    The Latest: France wins fencing gold in men’s team epee

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 7:30 p.m. MEDAL ALERT: France has won the gold medal in men’s team epee, easily defeating Italy 45-31 in a matchup between two of the sport’s traditional powers. Until Sunday, France overall had won just one silver and one bronze in fencing in the...

    Why Russia could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine
    Aug14

    Why Russia could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine

    The post Why Russia could cut diplomatic ties with Ukraine appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...