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Trump inaugural committee suspected of conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud and money laundering, subpoena indicates

The $107m raised by Mr Trump’s inaugural committee, chaired by real estate developer and investor Thomas Barrack, was the largest in history and more than twice as much as that raised for Barack Obama’s assumption of office in 2009, according to Federal Election Commission filings.


Before our eyes, Italy is becoming a fascist state

Those whom the Gods wish to destroy they first make mad. So the old saying goes, and, if so, then the outlook for Italy is grim indeed.

For Italy today, almost a century on from Mussolini’s March on Rome, has installed in its capital a government that makes the buffoonish Benito look t...