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Trump’s lawyers seek to undercut Mueller’s Russia investigation

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Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts ...

The Panama Papers and a Microsoft font could bring down the government in Pakistan

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In Pakistan’s short, turbulent history, every prime ministership has ended in dismissal, resignation, assassination or a military coup. No premier in 70 years has completed the full five-year term. Prime ...

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot For Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.

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Peering beyond scientific reticence. It is, I promise, worse than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the ...

Leaked Documents Suggest Secretive Billionaire Trump Donors Are Milo’s Patrons

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Secretive hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer and his family launched themselves into the top rank of American power through a series of spectacularly successful cash investments in politics: in Breitbart ...

Trump’s Son Met With Russian Lawyer After Being Promised Damaging Information on Clinton

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And while President Trump has been dogged by revelations of undisclosed meetings between his associates and the Russians, the episode at Trump Tower is the first such confirmed private meeting ...

An overdose, a young companion, drug-fueled parties: The secret life of then-USC med school dean

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In USC’s lecture halls, labs and executive offices, Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito was a towering figure. The dean of the Keck School of Medicine was a renowned eye surgeon whose ...

Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related matters with Russian ambassador, U.S. intelligence intercepts show

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Russia’s ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to ...