Fall of the ‘Frack Master’: apostle who briefed parliament lands in Texas jail

MPs and outlets including the Guardian listened to Chris Faulkner on fracking. He is now under arrest for fraud The self-appointed evangelist of the Texas fracking boom launched into a jargon-laced monologue, prompting the chairman of the UK parliaments David TC Davies, Conservative MP for Monmouth. So you may need…

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Theres only one cure for the cancer of Trumps presidency | Jill Abramson

Michael Cohen has flipped, and could bring down the president with him. The echoes of Watergate grow ever louder, says Guardian political columnist Jill Abramson The walls have suddenly caved in on Donald Trumps presidency. First came reached by the jury against Paul Manafort, Trumps former campaign manager. Facing a…

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Charlottesville, a year on: ‘We cant fix the whole nation. Hopefully we can fix ourselves’

A year ago, Charlottesville was shaken by racist violence. Lois Beckett returns to a divided city where despite local activism, some see white supremacism as part of daily reality Five months after white supremacists staged a violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city elected its first black female mayor. Nikuyah…

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Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders ejected from Virginia restaurant

In week of controversy over family separation policy, staffer says she was asked to leave because I work for POTUS The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, claimed on Saturday that she was thrown out of a restaurant because she works for Donald Trump. Social media erupted, with some lavishing…

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Scott Walker says building Canada border wall is a ‘legitimate issue’

The GOP candidate said voters have raised concerns to him about terrorists entering US from north, as immigration has become hot-button Republican topic The Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said on Sunday that building a wall on the US northern border with Canada was a legitimate issue for us to…

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Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

US Border Patrol allows reporters to visit but does not allow pictures or interviews at holding facility housing children as young as four Inside an old warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had…

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Anthony Bourdain, TV chef and travel host, found dead aged 61

CNN, which aired Bourdains show Parts Unknown, confirmed his death and said it was suicide The girlfriend of TV chef Anthony Bourdain has paid tribute to his brilliant, fearless spirit as friends and family reacted with shock to his death at the age of 61. CNN, which hosted Bourdains globetrotting…

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