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Nation Dec 04Ukrainian gas chief meets with prosecutors probing Giuliani
Federal prosecutors have interviewed the head of Ukraine’s state-owned gas company as part of an investigation into the business dealings of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and two of Giuliani’s business associates.
Politics Nov 14AP source: 2nd U.S. official heard Trump call with Sondland
The July 26 call between Trump and Gordon Sondland was first described during testimony Wednesday by William Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
Politics Nov 11After push from Perry, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine
In a meeting during a trip to Ukraine, Energy Secretary Rick Perry handed the new Ukrainian president a list of people he recommended as energy advisers. One of the four names was his longtime political backer Michael Bleyzer.
Politics Oct 11Pete Sessions appears to be ‘Congressman 1′ ensnared in Guiliani associates’ indictment
Former Rep. Pete Sessions, who has been weighing a comeback, is not accused of any wrongdoing.
Politics Oct 102 Florida men tied to Giuliani arrested on campaign charges
Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested on a four-count indictment that includes charges of conspiracy.
Politics Oct 07Trump allies pursued business deals in Ukraine
People with ties to Trump and his administration have pursued business deals in Ukraine that went far beyond advancing the president's personal political interests.
Nation Sep 18Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards
The Trump administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators.
Politics Aug 05Ohio gunman’s ex-classmates decry missed chances to stop him
High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, say he was suspended years ago for compiling a "hit list" and a "rape list," and questioned how he could have been allowed to buy the military-style…
Nation Aug 04El Paso suspect appears to have posted anti-immigrant screed
About 20 minutes before the shooting started at an El Paso Walmart, a rambling screed was posted to an online message board saying the massacre was in response to an “invasion” of Hispanics coming across the southern border.
Nation Jun 26Top EPA official resigns amid congressional probe
Ethics questions have dogged EPA Assistant Administrator Bill Wehrum since his 2017 nomination by President Donald Trump.