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November 29, 2018
Trump Tower Moscow? It Was the End of a Long, Failed Push to Invest in Russia
French Civil Servant Accused of Spying for North Korea Is Charged
Trump Cancels Planned Meeting With Putin Over Ukraine Tensions
Ukraine Threatens to Escalate Russia Standoff After Ship Detentions
CIA Intercepts Underpin Assessment Saudi Prince Targeted Khashoggi
Mexico’s New Leader Takes Office Vowing a Bigger State Role in the Economy
How Robert Mueller blew up Donald Trump’s week – CNN
Mueller is back – and so are questions about Trump, Russia – Associated Press (press release) (blog)
Mueller’s Steady Stream of Russia Revelations Is Driving Trump Crazy – New York Magazine
What does Mueller have on Trump? – The Hill
Mueller’s probe has produced a rogues’ gallery of liars – Washington Post
Mueller Exposes the Culture of Lying That Surrounds Trump – New York Times
Robert Mueller Is No Match for Fox News – New York Times
Putin, Trump briefly met on sidelines of G20 summit: Kremlin
Macron Returns to a France in Turmoil, as Nation Weighs State of Emergency
Ex-FBI director Comey drops bid to challenge Republican subpoena – KFGO News
A look back at the Upstate’s top FBI agent and her out of the ordinary career moves – Greenville News
Police recommend indicting Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges – The Guardian
Snow, sleet could make roads slippery overnight – Albany Times Union
Mattis Condemns Russia’s ‘Brazen’ Aggression Against Ukraine – Bloomberg
It’s Now Donald Trump’s America. But George Bush’s Stamp Endures. – New York Times
G-20 Leaders Give Nod to Trump in Watered-Down Trade Language – Bloomberg
G-20 Leaders Give Nod to Trump in Watered-Down Trade Language – Bloomberg
Macron Says Violence in Paris Not Reflecting Legitimate Anger – Bloomberg

 

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November 29, 2018

A look at the best news photos from around the world.

Trump Tower Moscow? It Was the End of a Long, Failed Push to Invest in Russia

President Trump’s failed 2016 effort to build a Trump Tower in Moscow marked the culmination of 30 years of interest by Mr. Trump in establishing a foothold in Russia and nearby Ukraine. Here is a look at Mr. Trump’s business record regarding Russia.

French Civil Servant Accused of Spying for North Korea Is Charged

French authorities filed preliminary charges against a civil servant in the nation’s legislature for allegedly spying for the North Korean government.

Trump Cancels Planned Meeting With Putin Over Ukraine Tensions

President Trump canceled a planned meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin set for this weekend, citing Russia’s recent seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships.

Ukraine Threatens to Escalate Russia Standoff After Ship Detentions

A top Ukrainian official said Kiev could respond in kind to the detention of three of its naval ships by Russia. This comes after Ukraine put its armed forces on full military alert and declared a state of emergency.

CIA Intercepts Underpin Assessment Saudi Prince Targeted Khashoggi

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent at least 11 messages to his closest adviser, who oversaw the team that killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in the hours before and after the journalist’s death in October, according to a highly classified CIA assessment.

Mexico’s New Leader Takes Office Vowing a Bigger State Role in the Economy

Andrés Manuel López Obrador was sworn in Saturday as Mexico’s first leftist president since the 1970s, railing against the “neoliberal” economic policies of recent decades and calling on the U.S. to support regional development as a way of discouraging migration.

How Robert Mueller blew up Donald Trump’s week – CNN


CNN

How Robert Mueller blew up Donald Trump’s week
CNN
Hours before Trump boarded his plane to Argentina, a bombshell landed in Trumpworld with the news Michael Cohen had pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about — and a sign Cohen is talking Trump’s business deals withMueller — a previously stated “red … 
The lies that Mueller has already documentedWashington Post
Mueller’s Steady Stream of Russia Revelations Is Driving Trump CrazyNew York Magazine
Trump-Russia: Five big things Mueller is looking atBBC News
TIMEPoliticoUSA TODAYVernon Morning Star
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Did Mueller Create a Perjury Trap?Vanity Fair
Mueller could hit Manafort with retrial, new chargesPolitico
Manafort’s Fate Is Open-Ended. On This, Trump and the Mueller Team Agree.New York Times
PolitiFactTIMENBCNews.comNew York Post
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Mueller is back – and so are questions about Trump, Russia – Associated Press (press release) (blog)


Associated Press (press release) (blog)

Mueller is back – and so are questions about Trump, Russia
Associated Press (press release) (blog)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller is back. After a quiet few months in the run-up to the midterm elections, the special counsel’s Russia investigation is heating up again with a string of tantalizing new details emerging this week. None of it answers 
2. In Mueller investigation, Trump is now “Individual 1”Axios
Allegations that Manafort was Trump’s mole in the Mueller investigation will have consequencesNBCNews.com
Mueller considers new charges for ex-Trump campaign chairman ManafortPittsburgh Post-Gazette
PEOPLE.com –TPM
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Mueller’s Steady Stream of Russia Revelations Is Driving Trump Crazy – New York Magazine


New York Magazine

Mueller’s Steady Stream of Russia Revelations Is Driving Trump Crazy
New York Magazine
Most weeks, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich speaks with contributor Alex Carp about the biggest stories in politics and culture. Today, Trump’s panic over Mueller, Mike Espy’s loss in Mississippi, and the deal Labor Secretary Alexander  
Defiant Jerome Corsi willing to die in jail over Mueller standoffWashington Examiner
 
Corsi says Mueller probe is led by partisansThe Hill

Mueller Bores Into Trump Adviser Roger Stone’s Ties to WikiLeaksWall Street Journal 
Corsi finalizing criminal complaint against MuellerThe Hill
 
Jerome Corsi: Mueller Team Failed To Present Exculpatory Evidence To Grand Jury

The Daily Caller WND.com Washington PostMSNBC.com 
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Boston.comThe American Conservative
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What does Mueller have on Trump? – The Hill


The Hill

What does Mueller have on Trump?
The Hill
According to a later leak, Cohen told Mueller he was led to believe he would be given a presidential pardon or some other protection if he continued to maintain this false account. There was very little ambiguity as to the person who gave Cohen that 
Robert Mueller Is No Match for Fox NewsNew York Times
Week 80: Mueller Crashes Trump’s Liars ClubPolitico
Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen asks to avoid prison time after plea deal in Mueller probeCNBC
CNN –Washington Post –USA TODAY
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Mueller’s probe has produced a rogues’ gallery of liars – Washington Post


Washington Post

Mueller’s probe has produced a rogues’ gallery of liars
Washington Post
As special counsel Robert S. Mueller III moves toward the summation of his investigation — and whatever his eventual report produces — there is no escaping the sleaze factor that existed around President Trump before and during his campaign for the 
What does Mueller have on Trump?The Hill
Week 80: Mueller Crashes Trump’s Liars ClubPolitico
Mueller Exposes the Culture of Lying That Surrounds TrumpNew York Times
CNN– CNBC New York Magazine –USA TODAY 
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Vernon Morning Star
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Mueller Exposes the Culture of Lying That Surrounds Trump – New York Times


New York Times

Mueller Exposes the Culture of Lying That Surrounds Trump
New York Times
If the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has proved anything in his 18-month-long investigation — besides how intensely Russia meddled in an American presidential election — it is that Mr. Trump surrounded himself throughout 2016 and early 2017  
Week 80: Mueller Crashes Trump’s Liars ClubPolitico

This Was the Week the Mueller Probe Switched from ‘What If’ to ‘What Else’Slate Magazine 
How Robert Mueller blew up Donald Trump’s weekCNN
CNBC
 
Week 80: Mueller Crashes Trump’s Liars ClubPolitico
Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen asks to avoid prison time after plea deal in Mueller probeCNBC
CNN
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Robert Mueller Is No Match for Fox News – New York Times


New York Times

Robert Mueller Is No Match for Fox News
New York Times
After a period of quiet, the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is seizing headlines yet again. In the past week, we learned that Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, broke the terms of his cooperation agreement by lying  
Giuliani trashes Mueller probe over ‘unethical’ tactics after Cohen guilty pleaThe Hill
Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen asks to avoid prison time after plea deal in Mueller probeCNBC
 
Week 80: Mueller Crashes Trump’s Liars ClubPolitico
Mueller’s probe has produced a rogues’ gallery of liarsWashington Post

How Robert Mueller blew up Donald Trump’s weekCNN 
Washington PostSlate Magazine
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The HillTIMEUSA TODAYVernon Morning Star
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Putin, Trump briefly met on sidelines of G20 summit: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump had a brief meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Friday, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said.

  

Macron Returns to a France in Turmoil, as Nation Weighs State of Emergency

President Emmanuel Macron returned on Sunday from a summit meeting in Argentina and surveyed the destruction left after the “Yellow Vest” protests.

Ex-FBI director Comey drops bid to challenge Republican subpoena – KFGO News


KFGO News

Ex-FBI director Comey drops bid to challenge Republican subpoena
KFGO News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former FBI Director James Comey has dropped his legal challenge seeking to quash a Republican congressional subpoena and will agree to a closed-door deposition on Dec. 7 about the FBI’sdecision making on investigations …
Ex-FBI head Comey expected to drop subpoena challenge: House panel chairReuters

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A look back at the Upstate’s top FBI agent and her out of the ordinary career moves – Greenville News


Greenville News

A look back at the Upstate’s top FBI agent and her out of the ordinary career moves
Greenville News
Allison, who is pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church, originally worked in banking, and then went to work for the FBI. A quarter-century later, Allison felt God calling her into the ministry, and she left the FBI to attend the seminary. It was 

Police recommend indicting Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges – The Guardian


The Guardian

Police recommend indicting Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges
The Guardian
Investigation has established foundation to charge Israeli prime minister and his wife, Sara, police say. Reuters in Jerusalem. Sun 2 Dec 2018 07.56 EST Last modified on Sun 2 Dec 2018 07.58 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email.

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Snow, sleet could make roads slippery overnight – Albany Times Union


Albany Times Union

Snow, sleet could make roads slippery overnight
Albany Times Union
Watch out for slippery road conditions if you’re driving overnight. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory that includes parts of the Capital Region. The advisory is in effect from 10 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday for 
Winter Storm Carter Will Bring Heavy Snow, Gusty Winds, Some Ice This Weekend in Parts of the Plains, Upper MidwestThe Weather Channel

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Mattis Condemns Russia’s ‘Brazen’ Aggression Against Ukraine – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Mattis Condemns Russia’s ‘Brazen’ Aggression Against Ukraine
Bloomberg
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s recent attack on Ukrainian ships, and criticized China for “predatory economic behavior” during a speech Saturday at a defense forum in California. Russia “brazenly violated” a 2003 agreement …

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It’s Now Donald Trump’s America. But George Bush’s Stamp Endures. – New York Times


New York Times

It’s Now Donald Trump’s America. But George Bush’s Stamp Endures.
New York Times
BUENOS AIRES — Former President George Bush’s legacy was on display just hours before his death. President Trump signed a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada that was the next generation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, …

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G-20 Leaders Give Nod to Trump in Watered-Down Trade Language – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

G-20 Leaders Give Nod to Trump in Watered-Down Trade Language
Bloomberg
Leaders of the world’s largest economies agreed the global system of rules that’s underpinned trade for decades is flawed, in a post-summit statement Saturday that the White House quickly claimed as a win for Donald Trump’s protectionist agenda. The 
G-20 leaders end summit by calling for world trade reforms. US remains holdout on Paris climate accordUSA TODAY
G-20 statement supports global trade but calls for changes to WTONew York Post

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G-20 Leaders Give Nod to Trump in Watered-Down Trade Language – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

G-20 Leaders Give Nod to Trump in Watered-Down Trade Language
Bloomberg
Leaders of the world’s largest economies agreed the global system of rules that’s underpinned trade for decades is flawed, in a post-summit statement Saturday that the White House quickly claimed as a win for Donald Trump’s protectionist agenda. The 

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Macron Says Violence in Paris Not Reflecting Legitimate Anger – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Macron Says Violence in Paris Not Reflecting Legitimate Anger
Bloomberg
President Emmanuel Macron said scenes of “chaos” aren’t representative of the “legitimate anger” roiling France, but refused to answer questions over his response to protests that have left swaths of Paris with burned cars, exploded shop windows and 

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