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    US Navy to re-establish its Second Fleet targeting Russia
    May05

    US Navy to re-establish its Second Fleet targeting Russia

    WASHINGTON: The United States Navy is re-establishing its Second Fleet, responsible for the northern Atlantic Ocean, nearly seven years after it was disbanded as the Pentagon puts countering Russia at the heart of its military strategy. “Our National Defence Strategy makes clear that we’re back in an era of great power competition as the...

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Points Out a Key Part of the Mueller’s Team’s Fraught Day in Court that People Missed
    May05

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Points Out a Key Part of the Mueller’s Team’s Fraught Day in Court that People Missed

    Everyone focused on the fact that the judge was critical of the special counsel — few noticed the crucial part of Mueller’s team’s response. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team appeared to have a tough day in court on Friday as Judge T.S. Ellis was sharply critical of the prosecutors’ grounds to bring their case against...

    Ill Treatment Of Police Suspects Still Common In Ukraine, EU Report Says
    May05

    Ill Treatment Of Police Suspects Still Common In Ukraine, EU Report Says

    A new report from the Council of Europe finds that despite significant efforts in Ukraine to adopt European human right standards, law enforcement bodies in the country continue to treat suspects badly. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, the place Golda Meir fled from, now embraces her as a hero
    May05

    Ukraine, the place Golda Meir fled from, now embraces her as a hero

    Born 120 years ago, the fourth prime minister of the state of Israel is now celebrated in a land she once fled from in fear of pogroms and hunger. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Big Oil investors show they want more than just profit
    May05

    Big Oil investors show they want more than just profit

    Big Oil’s investors took a bruising for nearly three years as oil prices bumped along decade lows. Now they want payback.They’re willing to punish companies that don’t meet their standards, and their standards are awfully high. On their wish list: immediate returns, spending discipline, and, at the same time, more production....

    Senate Dems concerned Ukraine not cooperating with Mueller’s Russia probe
    May05

    Senate Dems concerned Ukraine not cooperating with Mueller’s Russia probe

    Top Senate Democrats are pushing Ukrainian officials to explain allegations that they’re not cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation because they fear President Trump. The three senators — Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Richard Durbin of Illinois...

    ‘Rudy Giuliani Will Be Out of Here In Two Weeks’: MSNBC Contributor Explains How the Former NYC Mayor Is Already a Disaster for Trump
    May04

    ‘Rudy Giuliani Will Be Out of Here In Two Weeks’: MSNBC Contributor Explains How the Former NYC Mayor Is Already a Disaster for Trump

    In his first few weeks on the job, the former mayor has already made the president look like a liar. MSNBC contributor Donny Deutsch made a bold but plausible prediction on Friday about the future of President Donald Trump’s legal team: Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and one of the newest members of the team, will be gone in...

    Trump Seizes On Judge’s Pointed Questions To Bash Mueller’s Team
    May04

    Trump Seizes On Judge’s Pointed Questions To Bash Mueller’s Team

    President Donald Trump has a new hero. Just a few hours after U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis grilled Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team on how the indictment brought against Paul Manafort in Virginia is relevant to the Russia probe, Trump tried to use Ellis’ comments from the hearing to support his claim that the Russia probe is a...

    Midday open thread: An anniversary, a really bad school superintendent and a really bad law school
    May04

    Midday open thread: An anniversary, a really bad school superintendent and a really bad law school

    Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is The question: Mueller interviews Trump: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … EPA chief Scott Pruitt is one hot mess of corruption, by Sher Watts Spooner The media loves Trump because he’s a train wreck (not because it’s ‘liberal’), by David Akadjian Imagine your city without working...

    This Week: Giuliani Ignites Firestorm With Stormy Daniels Revelations
    May04

    This Week: Giuliani Ignites Firestorm With Stormy Daniels Revelations

    Rudy Giuliani catapulted himself into the center of a media maelstrom this week by divulging that President Trump personally reimbursed Michael Cohen for hush money payments that Cohen shelled out during the 2016 presidential campaign. In a remarkably candid admission, Giuliani said that he shared this bombshell about the $130,000 payment to...