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Kamla: Build the Integrity Commission

OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar flatly rejected Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley�s disparagement of the Integrity Commission and said that conversely the anti-corruption watchdog should be strengthened. This as she gave an account to the media of a meeting she held with ...

All the Many Ways Robert Mueller’s Investigation Into Donald Trump Could Be Derailed

It’s been clear at least since the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller that President Donald Trump feels himself to be in potential legal jeopardy. The ballooning size—and cost—of the president’s legal team is eloquent testimony to how seriously the administrati...

Another chance for a Bangsamoro

Barring hitches, the latest version of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be in the legislative agenda when Congress resumes its session on July 24. Earlier, President Duterte said the Moro homeland envisioned in the BBL forms part of his election promise to adopt a fe...

Politics: Trump lawyer: Trump Jr. meeting with Russians wasn"t "nefarious" because the Secret Service let them in

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer floated a new reason why Donald Trump Jr. did nothing wrong when he met with a Russian lawyer offering damaging information on Hillary Clinton. In an interview on ABC's "This Week," Jay Sekulow argued that Trump Jr.'s meeting with the law...

Trump lawyer: Trump Jr. meeting with Russians wasn't 'nefarious' because the Secret Service let them in

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer floated a new reason why Donald Trump Jr. did nothing wrong when he met with a Russian lawyer offering damaging information on Hillary Clinton. In an in...

Trump lawyer questions why Secret Service let Russians into Trump Tower for meeting

President Trump's lawyer blamed the U.S. Secret Service for allowing a Russian lawyer, Russian-American lobbyist and translator in to Trump Tower to attend a meeting with members of Trump's campa...

China's late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo cremated

This photo illustration shows a collection of Taiwanese newspapers in Taipei on July 14, 2017 reporting on the death of China's Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo The body of China's late Nobel laureate ...

Marc Kasowitz, Trump’s lawyer, apologizes for threatening emails

(JTA) — Establishing a connection with a fellow Jew usually doesn’t demand an apology. But calling that fellow Jew a “bitch” and declaring threateningly and obscenely that “I know wher...

Pat Robertson Gives Trump His Blessing on Russia

Pat Robertson has been a Cold War Don Quixote for years. He’s been tilting at Russian windmills from atop his nightly perch at the 700 Club for the better part of three decades, as I spent year...

Jailed Nobel winner, dissident dies in China

BEIJING -- Liu Xiaobo, who kept vigil on Tiananmen Square in 1989 to protect protesters from encroaching soldiers, promoted a pro-democracy charter that led to his 11-year prison sentence and was...

"No enemies": the life-long advocacy of China's Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident

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