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Saturday, August 5, 2017

RSN: Juan Cole | Trump's Worst Nightmare: Mueller's Grand Jury Subpoenas Russia Documents

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Juan Cole | Trump's Worst Nightmare: Mueller's Grand Jury Subpoenas Russia Documents 
Robert S. Mueller. (photo: Getty Images) 
Juan Cole, Informed Comment 
Cole writes: "Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller has empaneled a grand jury in the investigation of Trump's ties to Russia. The Grand Jury in turn has already issued a subpoena with regard to the meeting of Don Trump Jr." 
Michael Flynn Files New Financial Form Reporting Ties to Controversial Data Firm 
Excerpt: "President Trump's former national security advisor, Michael Flynn, is revealing a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, the Associated Press has learned." 
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Found Guilty of Three of Eight Securities Fraud Charges 
Renae Merle, The Washington Post 
Merle writes: "A Brooklyn jury on Friday found Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager notorious for brazenly raising the price of a critical drug, guilty of defrauding his investors." 
Trump Considers Prolonging Afghan War to Secure $1 Trillion in Untapped Mineral Deposits 
Amy Goodman, Kathy Kelly, Jodi Vittori, Democracy Now! 
Excerpt: "The New York Times reports that Trump may have found a reason to prolong the nearly 16-year-old war: Afghanistan's untapped mineral deposits, which could be worth nearly $1 trillion. Trump reportedly discussed Afghanistan's vast deposits of minerals with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and is considering sending an envoy to Afghanistan to meet with mining officials." 
The Standing Rock Lawsuit Started a Year Ago. Here's Where We Are Now 
Yessenia Funes, Yes! Magazine 
Funes writes: "On July 27, 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux filed a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers for authorizing the construction of the 1,172-mile Dakota Access pipeline. Just over a year later, the project has been completed and carries crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields to an export terminal in Illinois. The case is still pending, and continues to be the tribe's last hope to protect its water and land." 
Migrant Deaths at US-Mexico Border Increase 17% This Year, UN Figures Show 
Amanda Holpuch, Guardian UK 
Holpuch writes: "More people have died crossing the border from Mexico to the US in the first seven months of 2017 compared to the year before, even though significantly fewer people are attempting the journey, according to the United Nation's migration agency." 
There Is No Safe Way to Transport Fossil Fuels 
Ryan Schleeter, EcoWatch 
Schleeter writes: "Despite industry claims to the contrary, history shows that there is simply no safe way to transport fossil fuels, and pipelines are no exception. The rate and volume of pipeline spills in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with devastating consequences for communities and our environment. In the past decade, U.S. pipeline spills have led to 20 fatalities, 35 injuries, $2.6 billion in costs and more than 34 million gallons spilled." 

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