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31 October 2017 2:52 PM Trump Belittles ‘Low Level’ Adviser Who Tried to Connect With Russia

“The biggest story yesterday, the one that has the Dems in a dither, is Podesta running from his firm,” Mr. Trump wrote. “What he know about Crooked Dems is earth shattering. He and his brother could Drain The Swamp, which would be yet another campaign promise fulfilled. Fake News weak!” Mr. Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, were charged in a 12-count 91

31 October 2017 11:32 AM A proposal in New Zealand could trigger the era of ‘climate change refugees’

New Zealand could become the world’s first country to essentially recognize climate change as an official reason to seek asylum or residence elsewhere, a government minister indicated in an interview Tuesday. If implemented, up to 100 individuals per year could be admitted to the island nation on a newly created visa category, according to an initial 85

31 October 2017 1:27 AM 2016 Under Scrutiny: A Timeline Of Russia Connections

2016 Under Scrutiny: A Timeline Of Russia Connections Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (right), leaves U.S. District Court after pleading not guilty to federal charges, including "conspiracy against the United States," on Monday in Washington, D.C. The first charges have been filed in the special counsel investigation into Russian interference 85

31 October 2017 1:27 AM Fire Mueller? No, the indictments reveal why he should resign

The sealed indictments opened today reveal that Bob Mueller’s conscientious but expensive efforts found nothing that the Department of Justice could not have done itself with career prosecutors. Bob Mueller out of respect for the law and the Department of Justice should resign because his efforts are unneeded, and arguably impeding, equal justice under 59

29 October 2017 6:04 PM Trump Tries to Shift Focus as First Charges Reportedly Loom in Russia Case

The president was also reviving unproved allegations that Mrs. Clinton was part of a quid pro quo in which the Clinton Foundation received donations in exchange for her support as secretary of state for a business deal that gave Russia control over a large share of uranium production in the United States. And he was returning to questions about Mrs. Clinton’s 38

27 October 2017 7:07 PM Spain dissolves Catalan Parliament after independence declaration

Spain dissolved Catalonia's parliament today and called new regional elections after separatists voted for independence in a sharp escalation of a constitutional crisis that has stoked alarm in Europe. Spain dissolved Catalonia’s parliament today and called new regional elections after separatists voted for independence in a sharp escalation of a constitutional 37

27 October 2017 12:02 PM Australia’s own ‘birther controversy’ may bring down the government

Australia’s conservative coalition government was thrown into turmoil on Friday after the country’s high court ruled that five politicians, including the deputy prime minister and four other senators, had been disqualified from office. The decision could bring down Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s ruling coalition, which so far has relied on a slim majority 42

27 October 2017 3:39 AM Australian High Court Disqualifies 5 Lawmakers Over Citizenship

Friday’s ruling found that only Mr. Canavan and Mr. Xenophon were eligible to have run. And while Ms. Nash is also a member of the governing coalition, her seat will be filled by a member of the same ticket, so only the potential loss of Mr. Joyce’s seat could imperil the government. As the cases wound through the courts, the local news media named the group 46

26 October 2017 10:00 AM North Korea’s nuclear tests could collapse the mountain hosting them, and 5 other global stories

In this occasional series, The Washington Post brings you up to speed on some of the biggest stories of the week. First up: After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea’s nuclear blasts may be exhausted. Have North Korea’s nuclear tests become so big that they're altering the geological structure of the land? Some analysts now see signs that Mount 37

25 October 2017 3:36 PM Trump defies Republican critics with Senate 'love fest'

US President Donald Trump has described his meeting with Republican senators as a "love fest", despite attacks on his character by members of his own party. He mocked his critics on Twitter, adding that Republicans had given him a "standing ovation" at a Capitol Hill lunch on tax reform on Tuesday. His visit was largely overshadowed by public denunciations 47