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  • Former Trump Campaign Aide Pleads Guilty in Special Counsel's Russia Probe

    Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates pleaded guilty Friday in a case being prosecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller. Gates pleaded guilty to conspiring against... Read More The post Former Trump Campaign Aide Pleads Guilty in Special Counsel’s Russia Probe appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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  • Stop the Slaughter in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

    Loubna Mrie One thing that should never be debated is the sanctity of civilian life, and the fact that collective punishment is always wrong. The post Stop the Slaughter in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta appeared first on The Nation.

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  • McCain Associate Invokes Fifth Over Anti-Trump Dossier

    An associate of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is invoking his Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate himself to avoid revealing information to Congress about the... Read More The post McCain Associate Invokes Fifth Over Anti-Trump Dossier appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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  • Germany stuns Canada in men’s hockey, to play Russia for gold

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea - The Russians expected to play for the Olympic men's hockey gold medal for the first time in 20 years. Their opponent is quite the surprise: Germany will play in its first Olympic hockey final on Sunday hours before the games conclude. Patrick Hager's power-play goal at 12:31 of the second period wound up being the game-winner as Germany beat two-time defending gold medalist Canada 4-3 Friday night to set up a very unexpected gold-medal...

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  • U.N. Security Council delays vote on Syria ceasefire resolution

    UNITED NATIONS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday delayed a vote on a demand for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, where pro-government warplanes have been pounding the last rebel bastion near Damascus in one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year civil war.

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  • U.N. Security Council delays vote on Syria ceasefire resolution

    UNITED NATIONS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday delayed a vote on a demand for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, where pro-government warplanes have been pounding the last rebel bastion near Damascus in one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year civil war.

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  • Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.

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  • Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.

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  • Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.

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  • Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a major blow for the nation's hopes of regaining its Olympic status and drawing a line under years of doping scandals.

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  • Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and he is cooperating with a federal probe into Russia's role in the election.

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  • Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and he is cooperating with a federal probe into Russia's role in the election.

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  • U.N. Security Council delays vote on Syria ceasefire resolution

    UNITED NATIONS/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday delayed a vote on a demand for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria where pro-government warplanes have been pounding the last rebel bastion near Damascus in one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of the seven-year civil war.

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  • S&P raises Russia ratings, lowers outlook to stable from positive

    Feb 23 (Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings raised its foreign currency long-term and short-term sovereign credit ratings on Russia to 'BBB-/A-3' from...

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  • New indictment alleges Manafort payments to former European politicians

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new indictment filed on Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller alleges that President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly paid former senior European politicians in 2012 and 2013 to lobby for the pro-Russia government of Ukraine.

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  • New indictment alleges Manafort payments to former European politicians

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new indictment filed on Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller alleges that President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly paid former senior European politicians in 2012 and 2013 to lobby for the pro-Russia government of Ukraine.

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  • UN poised to vote on ceasefire to end deadly bombing in Syria’s Ghouta

    The UN Security Council was "almost there" in its bid for a deal with Russia on a 30-day ceasefire to end the unprecedented bombing campaign in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, the council president said Friday.

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  • Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and he is cooperating with a federal probe into Russia's role in the election.

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  • Kasatkina upsets Muguruza to set up Dubai final with Svitolina

    (Reuters) - Russia's Daria Kasatkina stunned second seed Garbine Muguruza to reach the final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday, while defending champion Elina Svitolina cruised past former world number one Angelique Kerber.

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  • U.S. imposes more North Korea sanctions, Trump warns of 'phase two'

    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear missile program, and President Donald Trump warned of a "phase two" that could be "very, very unfortunate for the world" if the steps did not work.

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  • Russian student, 18, filmed throwing kitten into hot oven

    18-year-old Kirill Beryozin cruelly hurled a kitten into a burning hot oven. The disturbing video has sparked outrage.

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  • U.S. imposes more North Korea sanctions, Trump warns of 'phase two'

    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear missile program, and President Donald Trump warned of a "phase two" that could be "very, very unfortunate for the world" if the steps did not work.

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  • Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and is cooperating with a federal probe into Russia's role in the election.

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  • Airstrikes continue to pound Eastern Ghouta ahead of UN vote

    Relentless airstrikes pounded rebel-held Eastern Ghouta for the sixth day in a row, hours before members of the United Nations Security Council will vote on a resolution to institute a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate the sick and wounded. The fierce bombing...

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