Lev Parnas worked his way into Trump’s world — and now is rattling it

Lev Parnas, center, a former associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani, arrives with his wife Svetlana Parnas for a hearing in October. (Bloomberg)
Lev Parnas, center, a former associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani, arrives with his wife Svetlana Parnas for a hearing in October. (Bloomberg)
A cascade of revelations by the former associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani overshadowed the opening of the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history, raising a host of new questions about the Ukraine pressure campaign.

Thousands expected to head to Richmond for gun rights rally on Monday

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Vacationers swim in New South Wales, Australia, with scorched trees in the background. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
Vacationers swim in New South Wales, Australia, with scorched trees in the background. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
A scorched forest in Mogo, New South Wales, Australia. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
A scorched forest in Mogo, New South Wales, Australia. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
Students rally as part of the global climate strike in Cairns, Queensland, in September. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Students rally as part of the global climate strike in Cairns, Queensland, in September. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Australia is angry. Part of its ire is directed at public policies that largely discount climate change as a problem worth addressing in the near term.
The president said nothing at the fundraiser about an “imminent attack” on U.S. interests or threats to four U.S. embassies as he previously has to justify the unilateral military strike.
Facing widespread mockery, the newest military branch clarified that its members will be located on Earth, not in orbit.
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