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Prosecutors: Manafort tried to write op-ed with Russian operative while under house arrest

Writing the op-ed would be a violation of Manafort's bail | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Prosecutors: Manafort tried to write op-ed with Russian operative while under house arrest Mueller’s office argued that by ...

Paul Manafort and recent Russian contact endangers bail

Special counsel Robert Mueller has balked at a proposed bail package for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort after prosecutors discovered he had been in recent contact with a Russian colleague “said to have ties to a Russian intelligence service.”Mr. Manafort and the ...

Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. to meet with House panel Dec. 6: CNN

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., will meet with Congress’ House Intelligence Committee next week, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the agreement. FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. stands onstag...

Cathy Calhoun named state operations director; Lacewell returns to Cuomo staff

Cathy Calhoun has been named the new director of state operations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration announced Monday. Calhoun was Cuomo’s acting commissioner of the Department of Transportation and counts as former bosses state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, then-U.S. Sen. Hill...

Political life and career of Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe is sworn in for his seventh term as Zimbabwe's President in August 2013 in Harare. He has been leader of the southern African country since 1980. Opposition protests have been growi...

Carl Icahn, ex-Trump adviser, subpoenaed over efforts to influence ethanol policy

Billionaire investor and former presidential adviser Carl Icahn has been subpoenaed over his attempts to influence federal ethanol policy, including his call for changes to biofuels programs that...

Federal prosecutors subpoena former Trump adviser Carl Icahn over efforts to change biofuels policy

Federal prosecutors have issued subpoenas for information on efforts by billionaire Carl Icahn to change biofuel policy when he was an informal adviser to President Trump. The U.S. Attorney’s ...

Wilbur Ross secretly linked to Russian firm with Putin ties, Paradise Papers show

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is doing business with a close relative of Russian President Vladimir Putin and failed to disclose their relationship while being confirmed for his Cabinet spot, do...

Pakistanis named in Paradise Papers

Names of two Pakistanis, Shaukat Aziz and Ayaz Khan Niazi, have so far emerged in the new database of documents, Paradise Papers, released by International Consortium of Journalists Sunday night....

Vietnam: Release All Political Prisoners

A praying session at Thai Ha Church, Hanoi, January 2017; the signs say, “Justice and Freedom for Vietnamese Prisoners of Conscience.” © 2015 Dan Lam Bao (New York, November 3, 2017) – ...

Trump picks Powell as next Fed chair - China.org.cn

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his nomination of Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to succeed Fed Chair Janet Yellen whose term expires in February. Powell's nomination t...

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