Paul Manafort could face more charges, special counsel says

Washington (CNN)Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office is considering bringing more criminal charges against Paul Manafort, after it accused the former Trump campaign chairman of violating his plea deal to cooperate with prosecutors. The hearing came just days after special counsel prosecutors said they believe Manafort lied during his interviews with…

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Justice Dept. announces indictment of two Iranians in ransomware scheme

Washington (CNN)Two Iranian men have been indicted for their alleged involvement in a hacking and malware scheme that spanned more than two years and crippled computer systems at hospitals and municipal offices across the country, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday. Other victims of the attack included the city of…

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Donald Trump buried a climate change report because ‘I don’t believe it’

(CNN)President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed a study produced by his own administration, involving 13 federal agencies and more than 300 leading climate scientists, warning of the potentially catastrophic impact of climate change. Just over eight years ago, he tweeted this: “The concept of global warming was created by and…

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas arrive in Jodhpur amid wedding speculation

New Delhi (CNN)Speculation is growing over the long-awaited wedding of actor Priyanka Chopra and musician Nick Jonas after the couple was spotted in the Indian desert state of Rajasthan earlier this week. Future Mrs. Jonas. My heart. My love. A post shared by Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) on Aug 18, 2018…

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Taiwan President resigns as head of party after losses in local elections

(CNN)Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen announced her resignation Saturday as head of the Democratic Progressive Party after the party suffered a “crushing defeat” in local government elections, a vote with significant implications for the island’s relationship with mainland China. Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party has traditionally leaned in favor of formal independence…

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Lion Air crash: Is it safe to get on a Boeing 737 MAX plane?

The 737 MAX is an airframe design that dates back to 1967. It is the latest in Boeing’s line-up, includes a “fly-by-wire” (that is, computer controlled) electronic flight control system and highly efficient turbofan engines. Because the engines are also more powerful and heavier than previous versions of the airplane,…

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