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Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent for past work for Ukraine

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort has registered as a foreign agent for past work on behalf of Ukraine, a spokesperson announced Tuesday.Manafort registered with the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act unit for his work on behalf of a political party in Ukraine, his spokesperson, Jason Maloni, said in a statement."Today, Paul Manafort registered with the Department of Justice's [Foreign Agents Registration] unit for his work on behalf of Ukraine's Party of Regions. He started this process in concert ...

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Brazilian President Michel Temer charged with corruption

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- Brazilian President Michel Temer has called a bribery charge filed against him, "fiction."Temer was hit with an indictment by Brazil's chief prosecutor Rodrigo Janot filed with the Supreme Federal Tribunal on Monday, accusing the Brazilian leader of accepting bribes from an executive of JBS, a meatpacking firm involved in a corruption scandal."Where are the concrete proofs of my receiving this money?" Temer said in a televised address, according to the BBC."I will not allow myself to be ...

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Pro-Trump PAC pulls attack ad against GOP senator who opposes Senate health bill

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A political action committee for President Trump has pulled an attack advertisement against a member of the president's own party, Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada, over his opposition to the Senate health care bill.America First Policies PAC released the ad Tuesday, making it the first pro-Trump organization to publicly attack a Republican officeholder.The advertisement asked viewers to call Sen. Heller and tell him to “keep his promise” and “vote yes to repeal and replace Obamacare.” The ad also says that ...

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At least one US nuclear plant's computer system was hacked

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Federal authorities are investigating a breach into computer systems of at least one U.S. nuclear power plant, sources familiar with the matter tell ABC News.There is no evidence that any particularly sensitive or operational systems were breached. Instead, authorities believe only a less sensitive, business-associated side of systems were compromised.The breach was first reported by E&E News, which covers the energy and environment sectors.E&E notes that the hack did not garner the attention of the public safety alert systems at the Nuclear ...

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One man killed, another injured in Florida lightning strike, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock(PEMBROKE PINES, Fla.) -- An approximately 32-year-old man died in a lightning strike in Florida, and a second man at the scene was injured, according to authorities.The lightning strike was reported at a construction site around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Pembroke Pines Fire Department's division chief of operations, Ruben Troncoso.Bystanders had already began CPR on one of the men, who was unresponsive, by the time firefighters arrived, Troncoso told ABC News.Emergency workers determined that the man was in cardiac arrest, and he was ...

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Clinton's former campaign chair defends Obama response to Russian hacking

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign chairman, John Podesta, went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a closed-door hearing with the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the election.Speaking to reporters after the hearing, Podesta said he was asked "to come forward to give, to the best of my knowledge, what I knew about [the election interference] and I was happy to cooperate with the committee." He declined to discuss specifics from the session.Podesta, a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton ...

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Travel ban's 'bona fide relationship' test could open legal floodgates

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In allowing President Trump’s revised travel ban to partially take effect, the Supreme Court left key questions unanswered and likely opened the floodgates for additional litigation.In a six-justice “per curiam” opinion, the high court ruled Monday that the administration could block entry of nationals from six Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days with exceptions for foreign nationals who have a “credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”But what is ...

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YTMT Logo It’s time for Republicans to get on board.

For reasons that are becoming harder to understand with each passing week, the GOP majorities in both houses of Congress can’t bring themselves to act like the majority.

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UT Health Logo Adult ADHD: Is it Real?

We commonly associated ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – with children. But it’s a problem that can afflict adults as well. Adult sufferers of ADHD often find it difficult to perform in the workplace and to maintain healthy relationships with family and friends.
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