• Marie Yovanovitch Feb 22

    Ex-US Envoy to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch Has Book Deal

    The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who provided chilling testimony during the Trump impeachment hearings has a book deal

  • Donald Trump Nov 16, 2019

    Diplomat Says He Overheard Trump-Sondland Call About Ukraine ‘Investigations'

    A State Department official told impeachment investigators Friday that he overheard President Donald Trump talking with a U.S. ambassador about “investigations” in Ukraine, according to people familiar with the testimony. David Holmes, the political counsel at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, said Trump was talking so loudly that Ambassador Gordon Sondland had to hold the phone from his ear. Holmes...

  • Donald Trump Nov 11, 2019

    After Push From Perry, His Backers Got Huge Ukraine Gas Deal

    Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser to the country’s new president. Perry’s efforts to influence Ukraine’s energy policy came earlier this year, just as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s new government was seeking military aid...

  • Donald Trump Oct 3, 2019

    Fiery Standoff: Trump Sees Hoax, Dems See Stonewall

    Agitated and angry, President Donald Trump squared off against House Democrats on Wednesday, packing his increasingly aggressive impeachment defense with name-calling and expletives. Quietly but just as resolutely, lawmakers expanded their inquiry, promising a broad new subpoena for documents and witnesses. Democratic leaders put the White House on notice that the wide-ranging subpoena would be coming for information about Trump’s...

  • head Sep 7, 2019

    Russia and Ukraine Trade Prisoners, Each Fly 35 to Freedom

    Russia and Ukraine conducted a major prisoner exchange that freed 35 people detained in each country and flew them to the other, a deal that could help advance Russia-Ukraine relations and end five years of fighting in Ukraine’s east. The trade involved some of the highest-profile prisoners caught up in a bitter standoff between Ukraine and Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr...

  • fire Aug 31, 2019

    Residential Surveillance Video Sought for Beacon Falls Fire Investigation

    The Beacon Falls Fire Marshal’s Office is asking anyone with residential surveillance video near Rimmon Hill Road to contact them after a fire at a former meat-packing facility on Thursday.

  • Department of Justice Mar 19, 2018

    Manafort Indictment Sparks Hunt for Europeans Paid to Lobby

    A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were secretly paid by Manafort to lobby on behalf of Ukraine. The U.S. indictment handed up Friday by a grand jury doesn’t name the European politicians who were paid, although it notes they worked in coordination...

  • Canada May 14, 2017

    Portugal's Sobral Wins Eurovision Contest With Tender Ballad

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event’s decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery excess.

  • spokesman Mar 24, 2017

    Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov

    A Ukrainian official said Friday that the killer of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent, a claim quickly rejected by the Kremlin. Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday as 28-year-old Pavel Parshov and said he had been...

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