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The Journal Gazette

Friday, January 11, 2019 1:00 am

Nation/World

Report: Trump pollster met with Mueller

News services

The chief pollster for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign – who also worked with Paul Manafort in Ukraine – met with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators last year, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.

Tony Fabrizio was interviewed by Mueller's team last February, the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told the New York Daily News. The revelation comes on the heels of Manafort's legal team inadvertently revealing that the incarcerated ex-Trump campaign chairman shared internal polling data with Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian operative suspected of having deep ties to the Kremlin's top spy agency.

Deported former Nazi guard dies in Germany

Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived an unassuming life in New York City for decades until his past was revealed and he was deported to Germany last year, has died, German media reported Thursday.

The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Westfaelische Nachrichten newspapers independently quoted German officials saying Palij, 95, died Wednesday in a care home in the town of Ahlen.

Bus driver picks up cold, wandering child

An alert Milwaukee bus driver rescued a young child found wandering barefoot on a freeway overpass in frigid temperatures, authorities said.

The Milwaukee County Transit System said the boy was less than a year old and wearing only a diaper and a onesie when bus driver Irena Ivic spotted him Dec. 22. Security video shows the boy on the overpass. The video later shows Ivic stopping her bus, running across the street, picking up the crying child and carrying him to the bus.

As Ivic called for help, a passenger gave up her coat to keep the boy warm. Authorities say the child was cold and frightened, but otherwise OK.

Police say the child had been left outside by his mother who may have been suffering from a mental health crisis.