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Aug 29, 2019
Former South American football chief Nicolas Leoz passes away amidst ongoing investigation into FIFA corruption scandal involvementLeoz had been under house arrest in Asuncion in connection with the scandal and was suspected of receiving millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for marketing and TV rights for games
Aug 17, 2019
Indian captain of supertanker caught in standoff between Iran and US no longer wants job, says his lawyerIn early July, Iran seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in apparent retaliation for the detention of the Grace 1 in Gibraltar.
Feb 19, 2019
Huawei attempted to snoop on Apple's trade secrets through suppliers: ReportThe report sheds light on Huawei's tactics of stealing trade secrets which were aimed at Apple.
Feb 15, 2019
US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney-general; Democrats question how he will handle Mueller investigationWilliam Barr served as attorney general before, under President George HW Bush, and Republicans said he’s the perfect pick to take the helm again.
Jan 25, 2019
Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyerA Senate committee has subpoenaed US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, his attorney said Thursday, and Cohen intends to comply with the interview demand related to the Russia investigation.
Jan 24, 2019
Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'Citing threats to his immediate family members, US president's former fixer Michael Cohen, who has threatened to unload dirt on his former boss, has decided to put off his public testimony before the US House Oversight Committee. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis put out a statement Wednesday even as angry Democrats are saying this amounts to "witness tampering" by Trump and team.
Jan 18, 2019
Donald Trump directed lawyer Michael Cohen to lie about Moscow project, says bombshell BuzzFeed report; Congress to investigateThe Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real estate project in Moscow during the 2016 election.
Dec 20, 2018
US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screwsStunning his country's entire military establishment, US President Donald Trump who has been pushed to a corner by the escalating political and legal dangers of 17 different investigations into his business and politics that may have gamed his election itself, has decided to pull out all of the 2000 and more American troops in Syria and took to his favorite social media platform Twitter to declare victory: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency."
Dec 19, 2018
Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worseIn a stunning turn of events, a federal judge in Washington lashed out at US president Donald Trump's acolyte and first national security advisor Michael Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general who pleaded guilty last year to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about his Russia contacts, for selling his country out and then abruptly postponed the sentencing, sending a loud message to all those in the Russia probe crosshairs not to try and 11th hour stunts like Flynn did the night before - when Flynn suggested that he was somehow entrapped and forced to lie to investigators.
Dec 18, 2018
Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointeeA federal judge has agreed to delay former national security adviser Michael Flynn's sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the Russia probe. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday set a status conference for March.