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    Politics: Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing ‘nut job’ James Comey took ‘great pressure’ off me
    May19

    Politics: Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing ‘nut job’ James Comey took ‘great pressure’ off me

    Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of "nut job" Comey had taken "great pressure because of Russia" off of him. President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of “nut job” FBI Director James Comey had taken “great...

    Politics: Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Austria and Germany

    "This is a competition, but it's not really about the competition… It's really about training, partnership, esprit de corps and interoperability." Austria, which didn’t participate in the challenge last year, took gold, while Germany came in second. The US came in a strong third, but given the purpose of the...

    Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut
    May19

    Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut

    Crawford took the WBC crown last July by unanimous decision over Ukraine's previously unbeaten Viktor Postol. Unbeaten double world junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford defends his crowns against former Olympic champion Felix Diaz on Saturday at New York’s Madison Square Garden.Crawford, 30-0 with 21 knockouts, will try to...

    Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare
    May19

    Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare

    Technology will play a significant role in this new realm of warfare, one senior researcher said. US special operations is researching how to counteract a new breed of warfare that Russia, China and Iran have been using quite successfully in recent years, Defense News reported. Known as gray-zone conflict or hybrid warfare, it encompasses...

    Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware
    May18

    Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware

    The fleet is one of Russia's most historic and westernmost military units, and has consistently been at the center of hostilities with the west. Russia is sending it’s Baltic Fleet a new missile ship and and more advanced fighter-bomber jets by the end of the year, Newsweek reported. The fleet will receive a missile corvette ship and...

    In Ukraine: Parliament delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia
    May18

    In Ukraine: Parliament delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia

    Russia is particularly concerned about the possible seizure of its churches in Ukraine. Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday postponed a vote on a religious bill that has outraged Russia because it suggests imposing severe restrictions on the branch of the Orthodox Church headed by the Moscow patriarchate.Russia is particularly concerned about...

    In Ukraine: Lawmakers put brakes on corruption bill angering West
    May18

    In Ukraine: Lawmakers put brakes on corruption bill angering West

    The proposal drew a stern rebuke from the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations. Ukraine’s lawmakers Wednesday put the brakes on a bill that has triggered concern from its Western allies for hampering anti-corruption efforts in the graft-riddled former Soviet republic.The decision to rework a bill critics said was meant to protect...

    Politics: These are the major hotspots where the US military is deployed
    May17

    Politics: These are the major hotspots where the US military is deployed

    In total, about 69,300 soldiers are assigned to Pacom, 41,990 soldiers in Centcom, 34,520 soldiers in Eucom, and 9,150 soldiers assigned to Africom. The US military has over 1.3 million men and women on active duty, with more than 450,000 of them stationed overseas. Many of these stationed service members perform training exercises and other...

    Politics: Report: Russian bank whose CEO met secretly with Jared Kushner helped finance Trump’s Toronto hotel
    May17

    Politics: Report: Russian bank whose CEO met secretly with Jared Kushner helped finance Trump’s Toronto hotel

    A Russian state-owned bank under US sanctions helped financed the construction of the president's 65-story Trump International Hotel and Tower, a new report said. A Russian state-owned bank under US sanctions, whose CEO met with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in December, helped financed the construction of the president’s...

    Sergei Lavrov: Russia’s to diplomat to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar
    May10

    Sergei Lavrov: Russia’s to diplomat to meet with Trump on Syria amid uproar

    US President Donald Trump will receive Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov at the White House Wednesday even as a political firestorm has put Moscow's alleged meddling in the US election back in the spotlight. US President Donald Trump will receive Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov at the White House Wednesday even as a...

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