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Who is Heinz-Christian Strache? Austria's Anti-Immigration Vice Chancellor Steps Down Amid Video Scandal

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Strache was secretly videotaped in 2017 discussing a deal with a supposed Russian to exchange government contracts for political backing.
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Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian Investor

Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian Investor

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The video appeared to show Heinz-Christian Strache offering business deals for political support. Strache, of Austria's far-right Freedom Party, called the taping a "targeted political assassination." (Image credit: Alex Halada/AFP/Getty Images)
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Eric Trump Says Employee At Chicago Cocktail Bar Spit On Him

Eric Trump Says Employee At Chicago Cocktail Bar Spit On Him

The Aviary staffer was reportedly released from police custody after President Trump's son decided not to press charges. Read more ...

Trump: Tech companies, not Russia, trying to 'rig the election'

Trump: Tech companies, not Russia, trying to 'rig the election'

President Donald Trump today suggested tech giants like Google and Twitter are the greatest threat to the integrity of the 2020 presidential election - and said... Read more ...

Melania Trump's senior aide to replace Sarah Sanders

Melania Trump's senior aide to replace Sarah Sanders

Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to first lady Melania Trump, will be the next White House press secretary and communications director. “She has been with us since 2015 - potus &... Read more ...

Justice Department sues Omarosa over unfiled financial disclosure

Justice Department sues Omarosa over unfiled financial disclosure

The Justice Department is suing Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former aide in the Trump White House, for failing to file a legally required personal financial disclosure report... Read more ...

San Francisco Set To Become First City To Ban E-Cigarette Sales

San Francisco Set To Become First City To Ban E-Cigarette Sales

The hometown of Juul Labs it taking a hard-line stance against vaping. Read more ...

Prosecutors: Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign funds to pursue affairs

Prosecutors: Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign funds to pursue affairs

Federal prosecutors have accused Rep. Duncan Hunter of improperly using campaign funds to pursue numerous romantic affairs with congressional aides and lobbyists, according to... Read more ...

Analysis: The Politics Of National Humiliation In The Trump-Xi Meeting

Analysis: The Politics Of National Humiliation In The Trump-Xi Meeting

Under the Communist Party's ideological reeducation of China's population, humiliation by foreign powers forms an emotional underpinning of the country's national identity... Read more ...

Iran says White House 'afflicted by mental retardation' after latest sanctions

Iran says White House 'afflicted by mental retardation' after latest sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ridiculed the White House as “afflicted by mental retardation” after the Trump administration leveled a slate of new sanctions against the... Read more ...

White House Blocks Kellyanne Conway From Testifying Before House Panel On...

White House Blocks Kellyanne Conway From Testifying Before House Panel On Hatch Act

The White House declines to let the Oversight Committee question Trump's adviser about alleged ethics violations. The next step could be a subpoena fight. Read more ...

Red Sox Walk Off 6-5 Win Over the White Sox

Red Sox Walk Off 6-5 Win Over the White Sox

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, June 24... Read more ...