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Manafort's defense rests after calling no witnesses

Manafort's defense rests after calling no witnesses

Shanlon Wu, a white-collar defense lawyer who previously represented Gates, said it's not unusual for defense attorneys to decline to call witnesses. As the prosecution case neared its end, defense lawyers said they meant to argue that Manafort did not own enough of his company to require him to disclose such accounts.


Trump Admits Revoking Brennan’s Security Clearance Was About the Mueller Probe

Trump Admits Revoking Brennan’s Security Clearance Was About the Mueller Probe

Brennan has been deeply critical of Trump's conduct, calling his performance at a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland " nothing short of treasonous ". "As the head of the executive branch and commander-in-chief, I have a unique constitutional responsibility to protect the nation's classified information, including by controlling access to it", Trump's statement read.


USA newspapers unite against Donald Trump's 'fake news' rhetoric

USA newspapers unite against Donald Trump's 'fake news' rhetoric

Marjorie Pritchard, the deputy managing editor of the Globe who oversees the paper's editorial page, first called on newspapers earlier this month to publish editorials pushing back against the president's rhetoric toward the media, which she dubbed a " dirty war ".


At least 100 security forces killed in fight for afghan city

At least 100 security forces killed in fight for afghan city

Government officials in Kabul admitted to having been taken by surprise by the attack but insisted on Monday that Ghazni would not fall to the Taliban and that Afghan forces remained in control of key government positions and other institutions there.


Trump revokes ex-CIA chief's security clearance, slamming critic

Trump revokes ex-CIA chief's security clearance, slamming critic

Mr Trump said that while former intelligence heads continued to have security access so they could advise their successors, "neither of these justifications supports Mr Brennan's continued access to classified information". Trump or anyone else in the administration". Trump's comments are reminiscent of when he claimed he was firing Comey over mishandling the Clinton probe, then admitted in a TV interview days later that he was thinking "this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian ...