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Ukrainian author of Manafort op-ed says sought input to avoid errors
Ukrainian author of Manafort op-ed says sought input to avoid errors

By Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - The author of an article that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller believes Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort ghost-wrote in violation of a gag order said on Saturday he had sought input on the op-ed before publishing to avoid errors. On Friday, Mueller unveiled evidence against Manafort to convince a judge that he wrote the article to improve his public image. Manafort is facing charges as part of an investigation into accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Yemen rebels bury Saleh in closed funeral: family source
Yemen rebels bury Saleh in closed funeral: family source

Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, slain this week by his former rebel allies, was buried on Saturday at his home village outside Sanaa, a relative close to the family said. It was held under strictly controlled conditions. The rebels, who over the past week have consolidated control of Sanaa, allowed Saleh's son Madin and a nephew out of detention to attend the burial.

Tears, pomp, extravagance as France mourns rocker Hallyday
Tears, pomp, extravagance as France mourns rocker Hallyday

PARIS (AP) - France bid farewell to its biggest rock star Saturday, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an extravagant funeral procession down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue, a presidential speech and a televised church ceremony filled with the country's most famous faces.

The Latest:  Church leaders who oppose Roy Moore hold rally
The Latest: Church leaders who oppose Roy Moore hold rally

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Latest on U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama (all times local):

GOP Senators Believe Roy Moore's Accusers But Not Donald Trump's
GOP Senators Believe Roy Moore's Accusers But Not Donald Trump's

WASHINGTON ― Senate Republicans are increasingly lining up behind the women accusing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) of sexual misconduct, saying he shouldn't be able to serve given the disturbing allegations against him.

Could France's Leclerc Tank Destroy America's M1 or Russia's Best Armor in Battle?
Could France's Leclerc Tank Destroy America's M1 or Russia's Best Armor in Battle?

Could Paris have the world's best tank?  Could France's Leclerc Tank Destroy America's M1 or Russia's Best Armor in Battle? At 60 tons, the Leclerc is 10 tons lighter than most Western main battle tanks are. "So what do you think of France's new super tank, the Leclerc?" a retired colonel in the French army's logistical brigade jokingly asked me in 2002.

Trump brags about poll showing majority of Americans disapprove of his job performance
Trump brags about poll showing majority of Americans disapprove of his job performance

President Donald Trump tweeted in the early hours of Tuesday morning about new Rasmussen polling data that finds his approval rating around 46 percent -- using it as an opportunity to call out "fake news" for  Rasmussen polling data has traditionally been more favorable to the president than many other polls -- but also has his disapproval at 53 percent in the same survey.

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