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Theres a lot more there: Mueller ups the stakes in the Trump-Russia inquiry

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Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were indicted on financial charges, but George Papadopoulos was the surprise as the Russia inquiry enveloped the capital For a moment in court, the mask slipped. Paul Manafort glanced at his lawyer and smirked, like a TV mafia boss with reasons to be confident. It was the look of a man who, after decades of work as a the Washington Post reported. Quick Guide What you need to know about the Trump-Russia inquiry special counsel Robert Mueller probing whether the American president has been compromised by a foreign power had entered a new and dangerous [...]

Fifa trial: defendant accused of witness intimidation after official’s suicide

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Shortly after former Argentinian football official killed himself amid bribery allegations, prosecutors say Manuel Burga made throat-slicing gesture at witness A defendant in the Fifa corruption trial was accused of intimidating a key government witness, just hours after a former Argentinian football official killed himself following an accusation in court on Tuesday that he had taken millions in bribes. Plunging the US trial of three former Fifa officials deeper into controversy, federal prosecutors on Wednesday accused Manuel Burga, the former head of Perus football association, of making a slicing motion across his throat directed at Alejandro Burzaco, a former sports [...]

The seven Republican super-donors who keep money in tax havens

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Paradise Papers show these men, who invest heavily in Super Pacs, share a presence offshore if not a love of Trump Seven Republican super-donors helped bankroll the conservative push for power in the 2016 election cycle, between them pumping more than $350m (264m) into federal and state races. The Stop Trump movement last year, while Geoff Palmer was among the then Republican nominees Super Pacs with names including Rebuilding America now, Right to rise USA and American unity: are their political principles undermined by their offshore practices? Warren Stephens Warren Stephens. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images Stephens, a major Republican donor, [...]

The wealthy men in Trump’s inner circle with links to tax havens

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The president promised to bring trillions of dollars back to the US, but many around him are no strangers to the offshore world On the election trail in 2016, Donald Trump promised tax reforms to tempt major US companies back onshore and bring back trillions of dollars from American businesses that is now parked overseas. As the first anniversary of his election victory looms this week, Trump and fellow Republicans are trying to drive those tax reforms through Congress. On 1 November, Trump reiterated his commitment. Finally, our plan will bring back trillions of dollars from offshore that will come [...]

Donna Karan defends Harvey Weinstein: ‘Are women asking for it?’

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Fashion designer praises producer accused of harassment and suggests women presenting all the sensuality and all the sexuality are asking for trouble Fashion designer Donna Karan has come to the defence of film producer Harvey Weinstein by praising the movie mogul and saying women who dress sensually are asking for trouble. Weinsteins alleged conduct has been He was fired by the board of the Weinstein Company on Sunday after it learned of new information about his behaviour. The producer had been on a leave of absence after the Daily Mail that he was wonderful. Karan said women must consider if [...]

Colin Firth calls Harvey Weinstein ‘a frightening man to stand up to’

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Star of The Kings Speech, a Weinstein film, tells the Guardian: Its with a feeling of nausea that I read what was going on while I was benefiting Actor Colin Firth is the latest celebrity to condemn embattled movie producer Harvey Weinstein, saying in a statement to the Guardian that he was a powerful and frightening man to stand up to and that he supported the women accusing the movie mogul of sexual harassment. Its with a feeling of nausea that I read what was going on while I was benefiting from Harvey Weinsteins support. He was a powerful and [...]

Leading immigration lawyer condemns Sessions’ attack on asylum system

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Attorney generals contention that asylum system is widely abused amounts to attack on countrys core principles, says Annaluisa Padilla Attorney general Jeff Sessions latest attack on the US immigration system is an attack on core principles of who we are as a nation, according to the head of the countrys largest body of immigration lawyers. In Falls Church, Virginia, on Thursday, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), told the Guardian. Its very concerning. Sessions, who was speaking to audience of justice department lawyers, said rampant abuse and fraud was accomplished in the asylum process by people taking advantage of people fleeing [...]

What’s a ‘lone wolf’? It’s the special name we give white terrorists | Moustafa Bayoumi

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Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock seems to fit every definition of a terrorist apart from being Muslim We have a double standard in the United States when it comes to talking about terrorism. The label is reserved almost exclusively for when were talking about Muslims. Consider defines terrorism as any act that involves the use or attempted use of sabotage, coercion or violence which is intended to cause great bodily harm or death to the general population. Stephen Craig Paddock shot and killed at least 59 people and injured more than 500 others. If that doesnt qualify as a textbook [...]

Liquid genocide: alcohol destroyed Pine Ridge reservation then they fought back

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For years, 11,000 cans of beer a day were poured into the Pine Ridge Indian reservation, causing untold damages. This summer, it finally stopped Dashing through wild sunflowers and tall grass, Joe Pulliam slid through the barbed-wire fence that marks the state border. With two large wooden tipi poles slung over his shoulder, sweating in the morning sun, he knew it was trespassing. But this was about something bigger. Behind him, to the south, was the Pine Ridge Indian reservation a vast, 3,500-sq mile rectangle of land at the south-western base of Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/sep/29/pine-ridge-indian-reservation-south-dakota

Effusive Hugh Hefner tributes ignore Playboy founder’s dark side

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The man who created Playboy, who has died aged 91, has been remembered as an American icon but others recall a controlling, emotionally abusive manipulator As celebrities shared their memories of Hugh Hefner, who died on Wednesday aged 91, some of the most fervent elegies came from the Playboy playmates who lived in his famous or infamous mansion. Hef changed my life, said Kendra Wilkinson, a former girlfriend who lived with him in his later years. He made me the person I am today. I couldnt be more thankful for our friendship and our time together. I will miss him [...]
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