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    Politics: The White House is trying to distract from Trump’s wiretap claims with a dubious new talking point
    Apr01

    Politics: The White House is trying to distract from Trump’s wiretap claims with a dubious new talking point

    A former Obama administration official responsible for the Defense Department's Russia policy has come in the White House's crosshairs. In a March 2 appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Evelyn Farkas, the former deputy assistant secretary of defense, was asked to respond to a New York Times report claiming the Obama...

    Politics: The White House is trying to distract from Trump’s wiretap claims with a dubious new talking point
    Apr01

    Politics: The White House is trying to distract from Trump’s wiretap claims with a dubious new talking point

    A former Obama administration official responsible for the Defense Department's Russia policy has come in the White House's crosshairs. In a March 2 appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Evelyn Farkas, the former deputy assistant secretary of defense, was asked to respond to a New York Times report claiming the Obama...

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine

    Civil servants in Ukraine will not be the only ones required to declare their income in the future. Thanks to a controversial new amendment, so too will NGO workers fighting corruption. Transparency, or revenge? …read more Source:...

    Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State asks NATO allies to pay up
    Mar31

    Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State asks NATO allies to pay up

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia's "ongoing hostility and occupation" of Ukraine as the Trump administration toughened its tone toward Moscow. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced...

    Rex Tillerson’s confirmation hearing is today — here’s how his company, ExxonMobil, could benefit from a Trump presidency
    Mar31

    Rex Tillerson’s confirmation hearing is today — here’s how his company, ExxonMobil, could benefit from a Trump presidency

    Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil stands to gain nearly $1 trillion from Trump administration policies, according to a new report from the left-leaning Center for American Progress. The report, titled “How Exxon Won the 2016 Election,” details how the energy and environmental policies of Trump’s Cabinet picks could benefit Exxon, the...

    Explosive memos suggest that a Trump-Russia quid pro quo was at the heart of the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine
    Mar31

    Explosive memos suggest that a Trump-Russia quid pro quo was at the heart of the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine

    An unverified dossier provided to US intelligence officials alleges that President-elect Donald Trump “agreed to sideline” the issue of Russian intervention in Ukraine during his campaign after Russia promised to feed the emails it stole from prominent Democrats’ inboxes to WikiLeaks. The dossier was part of an...

    World Championships: Emotional Chinese win world pairs figure skating gold
    Mar31

    World Championships: Emotional Chinese win world pairs figure skating gold

    The two-time world silver medallists survived a fall to snatch gold in the free skating final at Hartwall Arena. China’s Sui Wenjing and Han Cong capped their comeback from injury by claiming a first pairs gold with a high-flying display of acrobatics at the world figure skating championships on Thursday.The two-time world silver medallists...

    Miami Open: Konta beats Venus Williams to reach final
    Mar31

    Miami Open: Konta beats Venus Williams to reach final

    The Australian-born 25-year-old broke Williams in the first game and played aggressively throughout the opening set. Britain’s Johanna Konta beat Venus Williams 6-4, 7-5 in a grueling battle Thursday to reach the WTA Miami Open final, where she will face Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.The Australian-born 25-year-old broke Williams in the...

    Politics: ‘There is a great, great deal of smoke’: Senate Intel Committee holds first public hearing on Trump-Russia probe
    Mar30

    Politics: ‘There is a great, great deal of smoke’: Senate Intel Committee holds first public hearing on Trump-Russia probe

    he Senate Intelligence Committee held its first public hearing Thursday about its investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee held its first public hearing Thursday about its investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, in an open session focusing on...

    Politics: Report: The FBI is using the explosive Trump-Russia dossier as a ‘roadmap’ for its investigation
    Mar30

    Politics: Report: The FBI is using the explosive Trump-Russia dossier as a ‘roadmap’ for its investigation

    The FBI is using the explosive, unverified collection of memos of President Donald Trump's ties to Russia as a "roadmap" for its investigation, a report said. “The roadmap for the investigation, publicly acknowledged now for the first time, comes from Christopher Steele, once of Britain’s secret intelligence service...

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