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Congress has new questions for Donald Trump Jr

By John Santucci on Friday, March 8, 2019

Congressional investigators are making plans to ask Donald Trump Jr. to return to Capitol Hill, in part, to ask why he told lawmakers under oath that he knew “very little” about a deal with Russian developers in 2016 to put the Trump brand on a skyscraper in Moscow, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. Sworn testimony from the president’s eldest son appears to conflict with testimony from former Trump Organization attorney…

Greece And Macedonia Agree On New, Acceptable Name For Latter To End Dispute

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The governments of Greece and its neighbouring country Macedonia have reached an agreement on the name of the latter to end a decades-long dispute that has blocked Macedonia’s aspirations to become part of NATO and the European Union. British public broadcaster BBC reports that after 27 years of talks – and many protests – they have settled on the name Republic of North Macedonia, or Severna Makedonija in Macedonian dropping…

Spain’s new Prime Minister sworn in without bible

Monday, June 4, 2018

In Spain, the leader of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, Pedro Sánchez has given the oath of the country’s new Prime Minister to King Felipe after the ousting of conservative Mariano Rajoy from power. British public broadcaster BBC reports that on Saturday, June 2, Sánchez, who is an atheist, took the oath to protect the constitution for he remaining two years of the parliamentary term without a bible or crucifix…