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TRUMP DRAMA: Loses Court Fight To Keep Tax Records Secret; Ordered To Turn Over 8 Years Of Returns, Files Emergency Appeal

A federal judge rejected President Donald Trump’s challenge to the release of eight years of his tax returns for a New York state criminal probe, saying on Monday that he could not grant such a “categorical and limitless assertion of presidential immunity.”

Trump’s lawyers notified the judge that they will immediately appeal the ruling.

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Gafne Selected to Continue Heading Knesset Finance Committee

MK (Yahadut Hatorah) Moshe Gafne has been selected to continue serving as the chairman of the Knesset Finance Committee, the position he held in the previous Knessets.

In response to being tapped to continue in the powerful post, he stated, “there are things that are simply apolitical and relevant to the proper running of the nation”.

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US Researchers On Front Line Of Battle Against Chinese Theft

As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university.

In an email to the associate vice chancellor for research at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, an agent wanted to know if administrators believed Huawei had stolen any intellectual property from the school.

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