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    WATCH: FBI raid on Cohen’s offices is a witch-hunt, says Trump
    Apr10

    WATCH: FBI raid on Cohen’s offices is a witch-hunt, says Trump

    New York – A furious Donald Trump blasted the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller as a “disgrace” and a “witch-hunt” Monday after FBI agents raided the New York offices of the president’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen. Agents seized files relating to Cohen’s work, which included...

    PICS: Topless protester a former ‘Cosby Show’ actress and activist
    Apr09

    PICS: Topless protester a former ‘Cosby Show’ actress and activist

    NORRISTOWN – The topless protester who leaped over a barricade and ran toward Bill Cosby at the start of his sexual assault retrial on Monday is an actress who appeared on the comedian’s family sitcom “The Cosby Show” as a child. Nicolle Rochelle, a member of European feminist group Femen, which is known for staging...

    Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to UK
    Apr01

    Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to UK

    Moscow – Russian diplomats expelled from the United States arrived in Moscow on Sunday, with post-Cold War tensions peaking in the wake of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain. A deepening crisis in ties between Russia and the West has over the past weeks seen the biggest wave of tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions in recent...

    Western diplomats expelled from Russia in tit-for-tat retaliation
    Mar30

    Western diplomats expelled from Russia in tit-for-tat retaliation

    Moscow – Russia retaliated on Friday against a wave of expulsions of Russian diplomats from Western countries by expelling the same number of diplomats from those countries. Numerous ambassadors were summoned to appear at Russia’s Foreign Ministry to receive the order for expulsions from the country, amid a dispute that has devastated...

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ accused of plotting coup in Kiev
    Mar28

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ accused of plotting coup in Kiev

    Kiev – Two years ago, Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian helicopter pilot who had been taken prisoner by pro-Russian forces in the country’s east, returned from captivity to a tumultuous hero’s welcome.Today she is once again behind bars – only this time she’s been put there by Ukrainian authorities.Savchenko was arrested...

    Scores of Russian diplomats expelled from US, EU in wake of nerve attack
    Mar26

    Scores of Russian diplomats expelled from US, EU in wake of nerve attack

    London/Washington – The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in taking action against the Kremlin for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that they have blamed on Moscow. It was the toughest action that U.S. President Donald Trump had taken against Russia...

    LOOK: Orange snow blankets parts of Europe in Mars-like glow
    Mar26

    LOOK: Orange snow blankets parts of Europe in Mars-like glow

    Bucharest, Romania – Orange snow has fallen in parts of eastern Europe after a rare meeting of Siberia and the Sahara. Meteorologists say the snow from Siberia collided with dust-filled wind from the Sahara desert in Africa. The orange snow has been spotted on mountains in Russia’s Sochi region, farther east in Georgia’s...

    Trump slammed for calling Putin to congratulate him
    Mar21

    Trump slammed for calling Putin to congratulate him

    Moscow — President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him on his re-election to a fourth term, and they discussed arranging a meeting against the backdrop of heightened tensions between their two nations over election meddling. Trump told reporters in the Oval Office that the meeting could happen soon...

    #CambridgeAnalytica’s dirty tricks go beyond data harvesting
    Mar20

    #CambridgeAnalytica’s dirty tricks go beyond data harvesting

    Washington — Sitting in a hotel bar, Alexander Nix, who runs the political data firm Cambridge Analytica, had a few ideas for a prospective client looking for help in a foreign election. The firm could send an attractive woman to seduce a rival candidate and secretly videotape the encounter, Nix said, or send someone posing as a wealthy land...

    Cambridge Analytica’s dirty tricks go beyond data harvesting
    Mar20

    Cambridge Analytica’s dirty tricks go beyond data harvesting

    Washington — Sitting in a hotel bar, Alexander Nix, who runs the political data firm Cambridge Analytica, had a few ideas for a prospective client looking for help in a foreign election. The firm could send an attractive woman to seduce a rival candidate and secretly videotape the encounter, Nix said, or send someone posing as a wealthy land...

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