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Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. congressional panel mulling whether to

Nobel Peace Laureate Could Face Prosecution Over Myanmar Military’s Actions

From The New York Times:   GENEVA — Myanmar’s civilian leader, a Nobel laureate once extolled as a champion of democracy, could face prosecution for crimes against humanity because of the military’s attacks on Rohingya Muslims and other minority groups, United Nations investigators said on Tuesday. Their statement was a

Chaotic scenes at House hearing as Corey Lewandowski refuses to answer questions – video

From The Guardian World:   Play Video 2:54 Former Donald Trump aide Corey Lewandowski’s testimony to the House Judiciary Committee descended into farce as Democrats accused him of ‘filibustering’ for demanding to read passages of the Mueller report before answering questions. Lewandowski was facing questions from the panel over the

Champions League: Holders Liverpool stunned by Napoli

From Al Jazeera:   Napoli overcame eventual winners Liverpool in last season’s group stage as well [Ciro De Luca/Reuters] Tuesday’s results Lyon 1-1 ZenitInter Milan 1-1 Slavia PragueChelsea 0-1 ValenciaAjax 3-0 LilleBenfica 1-2 RB LeipzigDortmund 0-0 BarcelonaNapoli 2-0 LiverpoolSalzburg 6-2 Genk Liverpool started their Champions League title defence in the

Morning mail: Lord Howe Island wind ban, Facebook's working hell, Israeli election

From The Guardian World:   Guardian Australia’s morning mail Morning mail: Lord Howe Island wind ban, Facebook’s working hell, Israeli election Lord Howe Island, where residents have to rely on diesel for their electricity after Josh Frydenberg blocked the construction of two wind turbines. Photograph: Bridie Jabour/The Guardian Wednesday: Josh

Corey Lewandowski: Ex-Trump aide stonewalls impeachment hearing

From BBC World News:   A former Trump campaign manager has lashed out at Democrats during the first congressional hearings to explore possible impeachment of the president. Corey Lewandowski repeatedly refused to answer questions during an ill-tempered House of Representatives session that devolved into shouting matches. One Democratic lawmaker called

Lewandowski defends Trump at chaotic impeachment hearing

From Al Jazeera:   President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, testifies before the House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency [Olivier Douliery/AFP] Washington, DC – US President Donald Trump‘s former 2016 campaign manager, appearing before a US House of Representatives committee, struck

Russia investigation pushed by 'Trump haters' to discredit 2016 win, says Corey Lewandowski – video

From The Guardian World:   Play Video 1:44 Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, has accused ‘Trump haters’ of creating a ‘false narrative’ about the president’s connections with Russia in order to undermine his 2016 election victory. He said there had been ‘no conspiracy or collusion’ between the Trump