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Exclusive: Russian tankers fueled North Korea via transfers at sea – sources

Exclusive: Russian tankers fueled North Korea via transfers at sea - sourcesBy Guy Faulconbridge, Jonathan Saul and Polina Nikolskaya LONDON/MOSCOW – Russian tankers have supplied fuel to North Korea on at least three occasions in recent months by transferring cargoes at sea, according to two senior Western European security sources, providing an economic lifeline to the secretive Communist state. The sales of oil or oil products from Russia, the world’s second biggest oil exporter and a veto-wielding member of the United Nations Security Council, breach U.N. sanctions, the security sources said. The transfers in October and November indicate that smuggling from Russia to North Korea has evolved to loading cargoes at sea since Reuters reported in September that North Korean ships were sailing directly from Russia to their homeland.



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Exclusive: Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Fired For Misconduct By Morgan Stanley

Exclusive: Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Fired For Misconduct By Morgan StanleyFormer Democratic Congressman Harold Ford Jr. has been fired for misconduct by Morgan Stanley after facing a human resources investigation into allegations of misconduct, a company spokeswoman confirmed.



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Exclusive: Pence Not Contacted by Mueller

Exclusive: Pence Not Contacted by MuellerRachel Maddow reports exclusively that Mike Pence has not spoken with the Robert Mueller investigation and has not been asked to, and has not been asked to produce any documents for the investigation.



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Exclusive: Lawyer Of Woman Who Says Brett Ratner Raped Her Slams Defamation Suit

Exclusive: Lawyer Of Woman Who Says Brett Ratner Raped Her Slams Defamation SuitHours after the Los Angeles Times published a story on Wednesday detailing sexual misconduct allegations by six women, some of them well-known actresses, against film director and producer Brett Ratner, he chose to sue.



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Exclusive: From Russia with fuel: North Korean ships may be undermining sanctions

Exclusive: From Russia with fuel: North Korean ships may be undermining sanctionsBy Polina Nikolskaya MOSCOW (Reuters) – At least eight North Korean ships that left Russia with a cargo of fuel this year headed for their homeland despite declaring other destinations, a ploy that U.S. officials say is often used to undermine sanctions. Reuters has no evidence of wrongdoing by the vessels, whose movements were recorded in Reuters ship-tracking data. Changing a ship's destination once underway is not forbidden and it is unclear whether any of the ships unloaded fuel in North Korea. But U.S. …



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Exclusive: Michael Flynn’s Son is a Subject of Russia Investigation

Exclusive: Michael Flynn’s Son is a Subject of Russia InvestigationMichael G. Flynn, the son of President Trump's former national security adviser, is a subject of the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election, according to four current and former government officials.



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Exclusive: Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of suspected Islamic State fighters

Exclusive: Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of suspected Islamic State fightersBy Raya Jalabi and Ulf Laessing SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi authorities are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State fighters after government forces expelled the jihadist group from one of its last remaining strongholds in Iraq, security and aid officials said. Most came from Turkey. The wives and children are being held at an Iraqi camp south of Mosul.



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Exclusive: Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of suspected Islamic State fighters

Exclusive: Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of suspected Islamic State fightersBy Raya Jalabi and Ulf Laessing SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi authorities are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State fighters after government forces expelled the jihadist group from one of its last remaining strongholds in Iraq, security and aid officials said. Most came from Turkey. The wives and children are being held at an Iraqi camp south of Mosul.



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AP Exclusive: Toxic sites in likely path of Irma

AP Exclusive: Toxic sites in likely path of IrmaMIAMI (AP) — Dozens of personnel from the Environmental Protection Agency worked to secure some of the nation's most contaminated toxic waste sites as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida. The agency said its employees evacuated personnel, secured equipment and safeguarded hazardous materials in anticipation of storm surges and heavy rains.



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AP EXCLUSIVE: Toxic waste sites flooded in Houston area

AP EXCLUSIVE: Toxic waste sites flooded in Houston areaHIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey's floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away.



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