Trump sought his lawyers' advice weeks ago on possibility of pardoning Manafort, Giuliani says

  1. Trump sought his lawyers’ advice weeks ago on possibility of pardoning Manafort, Giuliani says  Washington Post
  2. Trump Asked Giuliani About Pardoning Paul Manafort, Because Of Course He Did  HuffPost
  3. Special Counsels, Truth and Perjury Traps  Wall Street Journal
  4. ‘How Did We End Up Here?’ Trump Wonders as the White House Soldiers On  New York Times
  5. Misusing pardon power would further imperil Trump  San Francisco Chronicle
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Cause of death sought for 55-foot-long whale washed ashore on Massachusetts beach

Cause of death sought for 55-foot-long whale washed ashore on Massachusetts beachA dead, 55-foot-long whale has washed ashore on a Massachusetts beach. The giant fin whale likely died at sea, officials told local news outlets, noting that it had been spotted floating in the water about eight miles offshore before it arrived. It showed no outward signs of trauma, Tony LaCasse, the New England Aquarium’s media relations director, told reporters, adding that facility’s marine mammal team and experts from the International Fund for Animal Welfare were still investigating why it died.


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Peru says no sign of Venezuelans sought by Maduro over drone blasts

Peru says no sign of Venezuelans sought by Maduro over drone blastsPeru’s top immigration official said Friday that two Venezuelan civilians whom Caracas alleges were involved in recent drone blasts during a speech by President Nicolas Maduro do not appear to have set foot in Peru. This week, Venezuela asked Peru to find two of its citizens in connection with what Caracas has called an assassination attempt against Maduro. It also asked Peru to find six military officials considered fugitives in Venezuela.


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Trump sought Israel's help to free American pastor in Turkey, officials say

  1. Trump sought Israel’s help to free American pastor in Turkey, officials say  CNN
  2. US economy surges to 4.1% growth rate. Trump thinks it’ll continue. Economists don’t  Los Angeles Times
  3. Trump’s Threat of Turkey Sanctions Piles More Pressure Onto NATO  Bloomberg
  4. Work to release NC minister from Turkey  Charlotte Observer
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Milky Way’s black hole provides long-sought test of Einstein’s general relativity

Milky Way’s black hole provides long-sought test of Einstein’s general relativity

Milky Way’s black hole provides long-sought test of Einstein’s general relativity, Published online: 26 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05825-3

An observation decades in the making confirms predictions about how light behaves in an immense gravitational field.
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