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Merkel protege suggests blockade of Russian ships over Ukraine crisis

Merkel protege suggests blockade of Russian ships over Ukraine crisisAnnegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who is leading the race to succeed Merkel as leader of her ruling conservatives, also said Germany must be ready to take more responsibility in foreign policy and to spend more on defense. Russia seized the Ukrainian vessels and their crews on Sunday near Crimea, the Ukrainian region which Moscow annexed in 2014, over what it said was their illegal entry into Russian waters, which Ukraine denies. “If it’s confirmed that the aggression came from Russia … then I think there must be a clear answer,” Kramp-Karrenbauer told Reuters in a television interview.



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Trump attacks ‘wacky,’ ‘vicious,’ ‘not-smart’ former protégé Omarosa

Trump attacks ‘wacky,’ ‘vicious,’ ‘not-smart’ former protégé OmarosaPresident Trump said former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman was “vicious,” “not smart” and regularly missed meetings.



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10 feet apart: It's mentor vs. protege at Manafort trial

10 feet apart: It's mentor vs. protege at Manafort trialALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort and Rick Gates shared a long business partnership that took them to the helm of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.



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Sebastian Gorka, Bannon protégé, leaves White House post

Sebastian Gorka, Bannon protégé, leaves White House postSebastian Gorka, the British-born deputy assistant to President Trump whose unsmiling, dark-bearded visage and plummy English accent made frequent appearances on political talk shows, left his post late Friday.



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Sebastian Gorka, Bannon protégé, leaves White House post

Sebastian Gorka, Bannon protégé, leaves White House postThe British-born deputy assistant to the president, who had frequently appeared on television to defend the Trump administration, left his White House position on Friday. The circumstances remain unclear, with one source saying Gorka did not leave of his own accord.



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Mexico captures protégé, turned rival, of drug lord Chapo Guzman

Mexico captures protégé, turned rival, of drug lord Chapo GuzmanMexican security forces on Tuesday arrested accused drug kingpin Damaso Lopez, believed to be locked in a bloody struggle for control of the Sinaloa Cartel against the sons of its captured leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. The attorney general’s office announced that its agents with the help of the army had captured Lopez, one of the top-ranking figures in the world’s most successful drug cartel, which has been destabilized by “El Chapo’s” extradition in January to the United States.



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