10 Jan 2019

A Justice Department Veteran Explains Why Trump Can’t Suppress the Mueller Report

WASHINGTON — As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation continues into 2019, anticipation builds around several questions, most notably: What will Mueller’s final report say? And will it ever see the light of day outside the halls of the Justice Department?

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the top lawyer in the Trump White House had hired 17 attorneys as part of a strategy to suppress the release of the president’s most sensitive discussions with his closest advisers — interactions that could reveal attempts made by the president to obstruct justice. The White House’s aggressive tack appears aimed at stopping any possible evidence of obstruction from finding its way into the hands of House Democrats — or from appearing in a public report laying out Mueller’s findings.

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12 Dec 2018

‘Hi-tech robot’ at Russia forum turns out to be man in suit

A “hi-tech robot” shown on Russian state television has turned out to be a man in a suit.

Russia-24 praised the ersatz android during coverage of a youth forum dedicated to robotics, boasting that “Robot Boris has already learned to dance and he’s not that bad”.

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04 Dec 2018

Mueller seeks no prison time for former national security adviser Michael Flynn, citing his ‘substantial assistance’

The filing Tuesday by the office of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is the first time prosecutors have described Flynn’s assistance since the former national security adviser’s guilty plea last year. In it, prosecutors said Flynn has assisted with several ongoing investigations, participating in 19 interviews with federal prosecutors.

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04 Aug 2018

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving U.S. ties

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role it said was meant to deepen cultural, art and youth ties between the two countries.

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20 Jun 2018

Burger King regrets bribing Russians for sex with World Cup players

MOSCOW — Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant from World Cup players.

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