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Mueller passes 3 cases focused on illegal foreign lobbying to prosecutors in New York

WASHINGTON – Robert S. Mueller III, the Special Adviser, has referred to three investigations of possible illegal foreign lobbies from Washington's insiders to federal prosecutors in New York who are already handling the target against President Trump's former lawyer, according to several acquaintances with the cases. The fallen crosses party lines, focusing on both powerful democratic and republican players in …

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The Latest: Aeromexico says crashed plane well-maintained

by Associated Press July 31 at 10:59 PM MEXICO CITY – The latest on the crash of an Aeromexico airliner in Mexico's northern state of Durango (all times local): 9 : 50 pm Aeromexico airline's chief executive officer says the jetliner that crashed in northern Mexico shortly after takeoff was "perfectly maintained" and the aircraft had been serviced in February. …

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Hot but not disturbed: The big media ignore the climate crisis

NASA photo of smoke from fires in the United States. Active burning areas are red. Heat waves continue to wash over the world, breaking records and threatening lives. This year, it is about to rank among the four hottest years in record-together with 2015, 2016 and 2017. Buildings and roads in Britain are obviously melting. In Japan, 116 people died …

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UN experts say that Iran may want to help the final war in Yemen

by Edith M. Lederer | AP July 31 at 21:14 UNITED NATIONS – UN experts say Iran can be willing to play "a constructive role" when the war in Yemen is terminated, but in a new report, Tehran is still saying seem to be arming the Yemeni Houthi-Shiite rebels with ballistic missiles and drones. According to a report to the …

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"I Feel Blessed": No Death in Mexico Passenger Crash

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Dozens of people were injured Tuesday when a packed Aeromexico operated ( AEROMEX.MX ) Embraer ( EMBR3.SA ) was crashed shortly after starting in Mexico in Durango , but the authorities said that most were not seriously injured and there were no deaths. The medium jet jet was almost full, with 97 passengers and four crew …

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About 85 injured in the airplane Aeromexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – As many as 85 people were injured Tuesday when an Aeromexico-operated ( AEROMEX.MX ) Embraer ( EMBR3.SA ) passenger crashed in great rain immediately after starting in Mexico, Durango, but the authorities said there were no deaths. The medium jet jet was almost full, with 97 passengers and four crew members when it came down at …

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D.C. cyclists killed in ISIS-alleged knife attack in Tajikistan

Two Washington residents who quit their office jobs last year cycled around the world were killed Sunday during an attack on cyclists in Tajikistan claimed by the Islamic state. Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan were killed among four people during the assault, which would have been the Islamic state's first lethal attack in former Soviet central Asia. The authorities in …

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US remnants returned by North Korea can take days or decades to identify

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When the remains of Americans handed over by North Korea arrive to Hawaii on Wednesday, the US military will begin a careful identification process that experts said can take from three days to two decades to complete. Crew and civil servants from the United Nations Command and the US Defense POW / MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) secure …

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