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US lawmakers seek deeper probe into Russia ties after Trump aide quits

WASHINGTON: U.S. lawmakers, including some leading Republicans, called on Tuesday for a deeper inquiry into White House ties to Russia, after national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned in President Donald Trump’s biggest staff upheaval so far. Flynn quit on Monday after only three weeks in the job amid revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions… Read More »

Hong Kong's ousted anti-China lawmakers make final appeal over ban

HONG KONG: Two ousted pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday (Dec 28) announced they were making a final bid to overturn a controversial Beijing-linked ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliament. Yau Wai-ching and Baggio Leung were elected in citywide polls in September but deliberately misread their oaths of office during their… Read More »