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All the President’s broken men

All the President’s broken men

They once were Donald Trump’s strutting, sharp-suited alpha male political and legal fixers, living high and playing the game hard, seemingly immune from the consequences of their willingness to walk ...

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Mike Pompeo offered military assistance to Ukraine in Crimea stand-off with Russia

Mike Pompeo offered military assistance to Ukraine in Crimea stand-off with Russia

Ukraine has been offered “military assistance” by the US amid rising tension with Russia, the country’s president Petro Poroshenko has claimed. America’s secretary of state Mike Pompeo, had assured him in a phone call that his country, had the ...

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National Interest: America is addicted to sanctions

National Interest: America is addicted to sanctions

The best way to think about the role of sanctions in American foreign policy is to regard it as an addiction. Think about it. The inability to change the behavior ...

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Manafort trial opens with fiery charges from both sides

Manafort trial opens with fiery charges from both sides

Lawyers in the case of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort offered opening arguments on Tuesday in the first major trial brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and both sides ...

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Mueller plans to call 35 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial

Mueller plans to call 35 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office said Friday it plans to call 35 witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman. The witnesses in the financial crimes ...

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Trump not supporting Ukraine referendum

Trump not supporting Ukraine referendum

The White House said Friday that President Trump is “not considering supporting” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s proposal to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine. “The Administration is not considering supporting ...

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Mueller files new charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and associate

Mueller files new charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and associate

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has filed two new charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The charges also name as a fellow defendant Konsantin Kilimnik, a close associate of Mr Manafort’s who prosecutors ...

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Mueller has added more charges against Manafort, ex-chairman of the Trump campaign

Mueller has added more charges against Manafort, ex-chairman of the Trump campaign

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has added more charges against Paul Manafort, the ex-chairman of the Trump 2016 campaign, and indicted a top aide. Russian citizen Konstantin Kilimnik – considered Mr ...

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US judge questions Robert Mueller’s authority to indict Paul Manafort

A federal judge considering the charges brought against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has sharply criticised the case, questioning whether special counsel Robert Mueller has exceeded his prosecutorial powers by bringing it. “I don’t see ...

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Bolton met Russian ambassador Antonov at White House to discuss Ukraine, Syria

Bolton met Russian ambassador Antonov at White House to discuss Ukraine, Syria

US National Security Adviser John Bolton and Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov met to discuss a range of issues including the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, the White House said in ...

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