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Commentary: Hong Kong campus siege widens split between moderates, radicals - CNA

Commentary: Hong Kong campus siege widens split between moderates, radicals - CNA

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3 weeks ago

Some moderates believe that radical protesters went too far by vandalising university facilities, say Charles Fung at CUHK and Lee Chung-wing from ...

\'A powerful moment\': Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act one step from becoming US law | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

\'A powerful moment\': Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act one step from becoming US law | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

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3 weeks ago

US legislation aimed at protecting civil rights in Hong Kong and punishing those deemed responsible for suppressing freedoms has reached its final stage ahead of being enacted. After the US Senate passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act unanim

Accusing Netanyahu of stealing election, Gantz launches campaign for another | The Times of Israel

Accusing Netanyahu of stealing election, Gantz launches campaign for another | The Times of Israel

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3 weeks ago

Repeatedly contrasting his own outlook with Netanyahu\'s, the Blue and White chief paints a picture of two different leaders and two different Israels

General election 2019: Labour to pledge windfall tax on oil companies - BBC News

General election 2019: Labour to pledge windfall tax on oil companies - BBC News

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3 weeks ago

The move is part of Jeremy Corbyn\'s plan to \"transform\" the UK into a low carbon, green economy.

Tulsi Gabbard criticized by Kamala Harris over appearances on Fox News  - CNN Video

Tulsi Gabbard criticized by Kamala Harris over appearances on Fox News - CNN Video

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3 weeks ago

In November\'s Democratic debate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) tangled over Gabbard\'s criticism of the Democratic party.

DOJ inspector general finds \'numerous issues\' with FBI management of secret sources | Fox News

DOJ inspector general finds \'numerous issues\' with FBI management of secret sources | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

A newly released assessment from the Justice Department watchdog found \"numerous issues\" related to the FBI\'s validation processes for secret sources.

At Least 6 Killed As Political Turmoil Continues In Bolivia : NPR

At Least 6 Killed As Political Turmoil Continues In Bolivia : NPR

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3 weeks ago

Ex-President Evo Morales continues to influence politics from exile in Mexico City as the interim president moves toward new elections. The death toll has risen to 30 in the post-election violence.

Bloomberg Spending Up to $20 Million on Voter Registration | Time

Bloomberg Spending Up to $20 Million on Voter Registration | Time

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3 weeks ago

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg is rolling out plans to spend an estimated $15 million to $20 million on a voter registration drive

GOP senator blocks vote on House-passed Violence Against Women Act | TheHill

GOP senator blocks vote on House-passed Violence Against Women Act | TheHill

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3 weeks ago

Tensions over a long-stalled Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization spilled into public view on the Senate floor on Wednesday. Sen.

High Time to Examine Economic Positions of the 2020 Democrat Field in Election that ‘Hinges on Economy:’ Expert

High Time to Examine Economic Positions of the 2020 Democrat Field in Election that ‘Hinges on Economy:’ Expert

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3 weeks ago

American voters are being urged to look past personality to examine the economic policies of the 2020 Democrat presidential field ahead.

CNN\'s Tapper and King Agree Sondland Testimony Nailed Team Trump: \'Damning Evidence\' Will \'Guarantee\' Impeachment

CNN\'s Tapper and King Agree Sondland Testimony Nailed Team Trump: \'Damning Evidence\' Will \'Guarantee\' Impeachment

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3 weeks ago

CNN hosts agreed that Ambassador Gordon Sondland\'s testimony during today\'s impeachment hearings was \"damning evidence\" that will \"guarantee\" President Donald Trump\'s impeachment.

Impeachment: Senate Intelligence Interviewing People Involved In The Trump Whistleblower Complaint

Impeachment: Senate Intelligence Interviewing People Involved In The Trump Whistleblower Complaint

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3 weeks ago

The Senate Intelligence Committee has questioned several people as it digs into how the complaint was handled.

Gabbard accuses Harris of ‘lies and smears’ in fiery debate clash | Fox News

Gabbard accuses Harris of ‘lies and smears’ in fiery debate clash | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard accused Sen. Kamala Harris of “lies and smears and innuendos,\" during a fiery exchange at Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate, saying a Harris presidency would be more of the “status quo.”

Hong Kong democracy bill passed by US Congress ‘spells hope for students convicted over protests’ | South China Morning Post

Hong Kong democracy bill passed by US Congress ‘spells hope for students convicted over protests’ | South China Morning Post

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3 weeks ago

US expected to be lenient in granting study visas to students with a record of protest activity.

Labour manifesto promises 1m green jobs to tackle climate crisis | Politics | The Guardian

Labour manifesto promises 1m green jobs to tackle climate crisis | Politics | The Guardian

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3 weeks ago

Party says it wants UK workers to be at forefront of global green economy worth £3tn

FBI says hackers are targeting US auto industry - CNNPolitics

FBI says hackers are targeting US auto industry - CNNPolitics

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3 weeks ago

The American automotive industry has been the target of malicious cyber actors since at least late 2018, according to an FBI report obtained by CNN.

Carolyn Maloney elected to replace Elijah Cummings leading House Oversight Committee | Fox News

Carolyn Maloney elected to replace Elijah Cummings leading House Oversight Committee | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

The House voted Wednesday to elect Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., as the new permanent chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, succeeding Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., who died in late October. 

Mark Meadows: Impeachment hearing produced this \'real bombshell\' | Fox News

Mark Meadows: Impeachment hearing produced this \'real bombshell\' | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

GOP Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH) hammered European Union ambassador Gordon Sondland during Wednesday\'s testimony, seizing on Sondland\'s admission that he never heard the president or anyone else in the White House explicitly link Ukrainian aid with the open

Biden mistakenly claims support of only black woman in US Senate - Business Insider

Biden mistakenly claims support of only black woman in US Senate - Business Insider

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3 weeks ago

Biden was discussing marijuana legalization when he tried to highlight how he has earned the support of former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun, but misspoke.

Rep. Carolyn Maloney elected to lead House Oversight Committee  - CNNPolitics

Rep. Carolyn Maloney elected to lead House Oversight Committee - CNNPolitics

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3 weeks ago

Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York will become the chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee after winning a caucus-wide vote for the post, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a news release Wednesday. She\'ll be the first woman to lead the power

FBI reached out to whistleblower\'s legal team for interview, source tells Fox News | Fox News

FBI reached out to whistleblower\'s legal team for interview, source tells Fox News | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

The FBI last month requested an interview with the whistleblower who made the complaint about President Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and sparked the ongoing impeachment inquiry in the House, but no substantive d

FBI asked to interview whistleblower - CNNPolitics

FBI asked to interview whistleblower - CNNPolitics

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3 weeks ago

The FBI asked last month to interview the intelligence community whistleblower who first raised concerns about President Donald Trump\'s interactions with Ukraine that ultimately sparked the House impeachment inquiry, a source familiar with the request con

Arkansas woman claims in court filing DNA test confirms Hunter Biden fathered her child - CNNPolitics

Arkansas woman claims in court filing DNA test confirms Hunter Biden fathered her child - CNNPolitics

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3 weeks ago

A DNA test has \"established with scientific certainty\" that Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, is the father of an Arkansas woman\'s baby, according to a motion filed Wednesday by the woman.

Study finds an epidemic of suicide among LGBTQ youth. Most blame “recent politics.” / LGBTQ Nation

Study finds an epidemic of suicide among LGBTQ youth. Most blame “recent politics.” / LGBTQ Nation

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3 weeks ago

54% of young trans people had considered suicide in the last year. 76% said \"recent politics\" impacted their mental health...

General election 2019: Has Boris Johnson got National Insurance cut confused? - BBC News

General election 2019: Has Boris Johnson got National Insurance cut confused? - BBC News

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3 weeks ago

The prime minister says a planned National Insurance cut would give everyone in the UK £500, but is he right?

Buttigieg fends off attacks, takes on far-left flank at debate; Biden stumbles with Harris gaffe | Fox News

Buttigieg fends off attacks, takes on far-left flank at debate; Biden stumbles with Harris gaffe | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

Pete Buttigieg, whose popularity has surged in recent days, found himself the sudden target of attacks at Wednesday night\'s fifth Democratic primary debate but sought to stay on the offensive and make an appeal to the country\'s political middle with a b

Court filing alleges that DNA test shows Hunter Biden fathered Arkansas woman\'s baby | Fox News

Court filing alleges that DNA test shows Hunter Biden fathered Arkansas woman\'s baby | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

DNA tests allegedly confirm \"with scientific certainty\" that Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden\'s son Hunter Biden is the biological father of a baby whose mother he initially denied having sexual relations with, according to court documents filed in an A

Nunes slams impeachment \'three-card monte,\' then yields to Schiff for \'storytime hour\' | Fox News

Nunes slams impeachment \'three-card monte,\' then yields to Schiff for \'storytime hour\' | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., slammed the impeachment inquiry process during his closing remarks at Wednesday\'s hearing.

Election 2019: How non-voters could hold sway as we approach polling day - BBC News

Election 2019: How non-voters could hold sway as we approach polling day - BBC News

bbc.co.uk bbc.co.uk
3 weeks ago

Nearly a third of registered voters stay away from the polls - but they could have a decisive influence if they turned out.

‘I’m 17 Years Old, and I’m Terrified’: The Issues Our Readers Hope Come Up at the Democratic Debate - The New York Times

‘I’m 17 Years Old, and I’m Terrified’: The Issues Our Readers Hope Come Up at the Democratic Debate - The New York Times

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3 weeks ago

Ahead of the Democratic debate on Wednesday, we asked Times readers what issues they most wanted the presidential candidates to discuss, and why.

Deval Patrick Cancels Event After Only Two People Show Up | The Daily Caller

Deval Patrick Cancels Event After Only Two People Show Up | The Daily Caller

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3 weeks ago

Deval Patrick reportedly cancelled a Wednesday night event scheduled at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia after almost nobody showed up to hear him speak.

Prosecutors subpoena Trump fundraisers as part of Giuliani investigation - CNNPolitics

Prosecutors subpoena Trump fundraisers as part of Giuliani investigation - CNNPolitics

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3 weeks ago

Federal prosecutors in New York have subpoenaed several individuals active in President Donald Trump\'s fundraising machinery as part of their investigation into the associates of Rudy Giuliani, the President\'s personal attorney, according to people famili

Florida billboards demand the US government stop detaining migrant children - CNN

Florida billboards demand the US government stop detaining migrant children - CNN

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3 weeks ago

About 10 miles away from Disney World in Orlando, Florida, visitors making their way to the theme park will see a jarring message.

Fears of mass election fraud after hundreds of students are illegally registered to vote as Tories call for probe – The Sun

Fears of mass election fraud after hundreds of students are illegally registered to vote as Tories call for probe – The Sun

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3 weeks ago

FEARS of mass election fraud were growing last night after worried parents said their student sons and daughters are being illegally registered without their knowledge all over the country. The Sun…

Klobuchar: If you think a woman can\'t beat Trump, \'Nancy Pelosi does it every single day\'  - CNNPolitics

Klobuchar: If you think a woman can\'t beat Trump, \'Nancy Pelosi does it every single day\' - CNNPolitics

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3 weeks ago

Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota said Wednesday that if American voters think a woman can\'t beat President Donald Trump in next year\'s presidential election, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi \"does it every single day.\"

General election 2019: Lib Dems consider hung Parliament options - BBC News

General election 2019: Lib Dems consider hung Parliament options - BBC News

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3 weeks ago

The party thinks it can achieve its aim of stopping Brexit if there is no outright winner on 12 December.

Trump fires back at \'corrupt\' Schiff, \'phony\' mainstream media during fiery remarks on impeachment | Fox News

Trump fires back at \'corrupt\' Schiff, \'phony\' mainstream media during fiery remarks on impeachment | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

President Trump slammed Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., as \"shifty\" and a \"corrupt politician\" Thursday in response to the latest developments in the impeachment inquiry hearings on Capitol Hill.

Pete Buttigieg releases tax returns from time at McKinsey, elite consulting firm - CNNPolitics

Pete Buttigieg releases tax returns from time at McKinsey, elite consulting firm - CNNPolitics

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3 weeks ago

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released two additional years of his tax returns on Wednesday, shedding light on the years the presidential candidate spent working at the elite consulting firm McKinsey.

Homeland Security Department sued for allegedly tracking and interrogating journalists - CNNPolitics

Homeland Security Department sued for allegedly tracking and interrogating journalists - CNNPolitics

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3 weeks ago

The Department of Homeland Security violated the First Amendment when it allegedly tracked and interrogated five journalists between 2018 and 2019, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Mike Pompeo still poised to run for Senate — but only with Trump\'s blessing - CBS News

Mike Pompeo still poised to run for Senate — but only with Trump\'s blessing - CBS News

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3 weeks ago

Pompeo is not accelerating his plans to leave his current perch and has until a June filing deadline to make a final decision

Stunning testimony links Trump to abuse of power - CNNPolitics

Stunning testimony links Trump to abuse of power - CNNPolitics

cnn.com cnn.com
3 weeks ago

Gordon Sondland wrote his name in history and triggered a turning point in the House impeachment inquiry with stunning testimony implicating the President in an abuse of power.

Boris Johnson tries to deflect barbs over Twitter debacle | Politics | The Guardian

Boris Johnson tries to deflect barbs over Twitter debacle | Politics | The Guardian

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3 weeks ago

Difficult questions of trust for PM on tour of England’s north-east suggest Tory ‘sharp practices’ could be backfiring

Sen. Perdue: Allegations against Trump don\'t rise to level of impeachment | Fox News

Sen. Perdue: Allegations against Trump don\'t rise to level of impeachment | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

Sen. David Perdue said Wednesday that the claims of alleged misconduct by impeachment inquiry witness and European Union ambassador Gordon Sondland do not warrant the impeachment of President Trump. 

How Gordon Sondland Broke the Media’s Savior Complex | The New Republic

How Gordon Sondland Broke the Media’s Savior Complex | The New Republic

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3 weeks ago

The star of the impeachment hearings so far wasn\'t a sober public servant. And that made a difference.

Trump\'s Senate safety net holds firm as Republicans dismiss \'quid pro quo\' - POLITICO

Trump\'s Senate safety net holds firm as Republicans dismiss \'quid pro quo\' - POLITICO

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3 weeks ago

But GOP senators may have to change their talking points after Sondland\'s testimony.

General election: Brexiteer running against Anna Soubry banned from constituency after harassing MP | The Independent

General election: Brexiteer running against Anna Soubry banned from constituency after harassing MP | The Independent

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3 weeks ago

A Brexiteer who is running against Anna Soubry in the general election has been convicted of harassing the Change UK leader. Amy Dalla Mura was banned from entering the Broxtowe constituency at Westminster Magistrates\' Court on Wednesday.

Amid impeachment drama, Senate helps Trump move U.S. courts to the right - Reuters

Amid impeachment drama, Senate helps Trump move U.S. courts to the right - Reuters

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3 weeks ago

The impeachment drama unfolding in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives has not stopped President Donald Trump\'s fellow Republicans who control the Senate from helping him build on one of the biggest achievements of his presidency - making the

Senate Finally Advances Bills Addressing Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women | HuffPost

Senate Finally Advances Bills Addressing Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women | HuffPost

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3 weeks ago

Congress may actually do something to stem the crisis of Native women and girls disappearing and being killed.

Dem mocks Sondland over changing testimony in heated exchange | Fox News

Dem mocks Sondland over changing testimony in heated exchange | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

Rep. Sean Maloney, D-N.Y., tangled with Gordon Sondland at Wednesday\'s impeachment hearing as he pressed the U.S. ambassador to the European Union over who would benefit from an investigation by Ukrainian officials into former Vice President Joe Biden and

The 10 most disturbing words of ITV\'s election coverage weren\'t uttered by a candidate, but by the show\'s host | The Canary

The 10 most disturbing words of ITV\'s election coverage weren\'t uttered by a candidate, but by the show\'s host | The Canary

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3 weeks ago

The state of this

\'What happened was a massacre\': grief and rage in Bolivia after day of deadly violence | World news | The Guardian

\'What happened was a massacre\': grief and rage in Bolivia after day of deadly violence | World news | The Guardian

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3 weeks ago

Eight young Bolivians were killed in El Alto on Tuesday, and locals say the interim government of Jeanine Áñez is to blame

A third of tropical African plants face extinction - BBC News

A third of tropical African plants face extinction - BBC News

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3 weeks ago

An assessment shows rapid loss of trees, shrubs and herbs in countries such as Ethiopia and Tanzania.

Harris rips Biden after he claims support of ‘only’ black female senator: ‘The other one is here’ | Fox News

Harris rips Biden after he claims support of ‘only’ black female senator: ‘The other one is here’ | Fox News

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3 weeks ago

Former Vice President Joe Biden stumbled at Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate when he boasted that he had the support of “the only African-American woman who’s ever been elected to the United States Senate” -- problem was, he wasn’t re

Google to Restrict Political Ad Targeting on Its Platforms - WSJ

Google to Restrict Political Ad Targeting on Its Platforms - WSJ

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3 weeks ago

Under the new policy, political ads can only be targeted based on users’ age, gender and postal code.

What, exactly, is Devin Nunes doing? - CNNPolitics

What, exactly, is Devin Nunes doing? - CNNPolitics

cnn.com cnn.com
3 weeks ago

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland spent most of Wednesday morning dismantling every argument that the Trump White House and congressional Republicans had offered to explain away the pressure campaign that the US conducted in Ukraine.

General election 2019: Labour and Tories push housing policies - BBC News

General election 2019: Labour and Tories push housing policies - BBC News

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3 weeks ago

Labour wants to build 100,000 new council houses a year, while the Tories vow more help for first-time buyers.

Mitch McConnell\'s Inaction Gets A \'Super\' Skewering By Mad Magazine | HuffPost

Mitch McConnell\'s Inaction Gets A \'Super\' Skewering By Mad Magazine | HuffPost

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3 weeks ago

The humor magazine\'s editors call the Senate majority leader \"The Man of Stall\" and say he is “able to block democracy in a single bound.”

The Game\'s Afoot in Ukraine: Burisma Reportedly Indicted for Money Laundering | Columns

The Game\'s Afoot in Ukraine: Burisma Reportedly Indicted for Money Laundering | Columns

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3 weeks ago

I\'ve been wondering for weeks just what about the famous July 25 phone call (VIP) was so threatening to LTC-yes-that-means-Lieutenant-Colonel Alex Vindman that his reaction to the call was to be \"literally shaken\" and then bring it up with counsel, the in

Rep. Carolyn Maloney wins election to chair House Oversight Committee - POLITICO

Rep. Carolyn Maloney wins election to chair House Oversight Committee - POLITICO

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3 weeks ago

She\'ll be the first woman to head the panel.

#SackDadlaniFromIndianIdol trends after Vishal Dadlani calls Ex CJI Gogoi \'disgraceful\' - Republic World

#SackDadlaniFromIndianIdol trends after Vishal Dadlani calls Ex CJI Gogoi \'disgraceful\' - Republic World

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3 weeks ago

Music Composer Vishal Dadlani in a shocking tweet attempted to target the legacy of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi calling it \'disgraceful\' and \'cowardly\'. Read below-