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Has the White House tainted Barr’s investigation of the Russia probe?

Has the White House tainted Barr’s investigation of the Russia probe?

The Justice Department’s investigation into the origins of the Russia election interference probe keeps getting unwanted assists from the White House, raising questions of how the department will be able to defend the legitimacy of any of its eventual findings. From the start, the probe has been driven by Attorney General William Barr’s suspicions —…MORE

Why the Trump-Ukraine scandal isn’t dominating the news in Ukraine

Why the Trump-Ukraine scandal isn’t dominating the news in Ukraine

On Friday an English-language Ukrainian paper called the Kyiv Post made a splash on social media with an arresting front page. With a red headline, “Shady Cast of Characters: Engineers of Trump-Ukraine Scandal,” the entire front page was filled with photos of everyone allegedly connected to the scandal currently engulfing the Trump administration and Ukraine…MORE

Pitt’s 9 sacks helps Panthers bury Syracuse

Pitt’s 9 sacks helps Panthers bury Syracuse

Kenny Pickett passed for 232 yards and two touchdowns to help Pittsburgh record a 27-20 victory over host Syracuse in ACC play on Friday night.Maurice Ffrench and Aaron Mathews caught touchdown passeMORE

Honduran President’s brother found guilty of drug trafficking charges

Honduran President’s brother found guilty of drug trafficking charges

The brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández was found guilty of trafficking cocaine Friday, according to the US Department of Justice. Juan Antonio Hernández Alvarado, also known as “Tony Hernández,” was arrested in Miami last year on charges of trafficking cocaine, weapons offenses and making a false statement. He was taken to New York…MORE

Fact check: Cutting through the misinformation on Syria, Turkey and the Kurds

Fact check: Cutting through the misinformation on Syria, Turkey and the Kurds

Since the White House announced the withdrawal of American forces from northern Syria on October 6, President Donald Trump’s attempts to control the narrative have been rife with misinformation and political spin. He insinuated the Kurds would be fine without continued US support because the US had already given them “massive” amounts of money and…MORE

McConnell slams Trump administration for Syria withdrawal after talking to Pence

McConnell slams Trump administration for Syria withdrawal after talking to Pence

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday strongly condemned the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria, calling it a “grave strategic mistake” in a blistering op-ed. The rare criticism of the Trump administration from McConnell followed a phone conversation the Republican leader had with Vice President Mike Pence. Pence phoned McConnell…MORE

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