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Barr resisted Trump’s push for news conference to say no laws were broken in Ukraine call: A.M. News Links

“Barr resisted Trump’s push for news conference to say no laws were broken in Ukraine call President Trump wanted Attorney General William P. Barr to hold a news conference declaring that the commander in chief had broken no laws during a phone call in which he pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate a political rival, though Barr ultimately declined to do so, people familiar with the matter said” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. But those close to the administration also concede that the department has made several recent maneuvers putting…

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American killed by remote tribe believed god was helping him reach island

“The young American, paddling his kayak toward a remote Indian island whose people have resisted the outside world for thousands of years, believed God was helping him dodge the authorities” writes Telegraph Reporters for telegraph.co.uk. Police say Chau knew that the Sentinelese resisted all contact by outsiders, firing arrows and spears at passing helicopters and killing fishermen who drift onto their shore. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Carl Icahn reports 8.3% stake in Dell’s tracking stock

“Icahn previously owned 1.2 percent in Dell tracking stock, and the latest stake would make him the second largest shareholder in the Dell tracking stock” writes David A for cnbc.com. Icahn and other hedge fund investors have resisted the plan, saying the proposed deal massively undervalues the tracking stock.Elliott Management and Canyon Capital Advisors have also resisted Dell’s effort to buy back the “tracking stock” from them, arguing that Dell’s offer inflates its own value and discounts the tracking stock’s value.A tracking stock tracks, or depends, on the financial performance…

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