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    Former Separatist Leader From Luhansk Reportedly Dies In Russia
    Jan28

    Former Separatist Leader From Luhansk Reportedly Dies In Russia

    Russian media reports say a former leader of Russia-backed separatists in Ukraines Luhansk region has died in Russia at the age of 46. Reports say Valeriy Bolotov, a Luhansk businessman who acted as …read more Source: Big News...

    The 5 Most Painful Moments from Donald Trump and Theresa May’s Joint Press Conference
    Jan28

    The 5 Most Painful Moments from Donald Trump and Theresa May’s Joint Press Conference

    Click here for reuse options! The president reminded us yet again how grossly ill-prepared he is for the world stage. What happens when an American authoritarian meets a British arch conservative? The public found out Friday, as President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May held their first joint press conference—a sporadically awkward...

    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals
    Jan28

    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump signed a sweeping new executive order Friday to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough new controls on travellers from seven Muslim countries.Making good on one of his most controversial campaign promises, and to the horror of human rights groups, Trump said he was making America safe from...

    US President Popular in Russia — With Caveats
    Jan28

    US President Popular in Russia — With Caveats

    As President Donald Trump prepares to speak by telephone Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the newly installed U.S. leader finds himself more popular in Russia than in the United States. That unusual situation owes much to the positive coverage Trump has received in Russia’s state-controlled media. While a recent Gallup poll...

    Theresa May says Trump ‘100 per cent’ behind NATO
    Jan28

    Theresa May says Trump ‘100 per cent’ behind NATO

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May appeared chummy as they faced a curious world together for the first time Friday, pledging allegiance to the special relationship between their countries while trying to mask stark differences on some major issues. It was Trump’s first White House meeting with a...

    Britain’s Top Diplomat Hints Assad Could Remain Syria’s President Under Peace Deal
    Jan28

    Britain’s Top Diplomat Hints Assad Could Remain Syria’s President Under Peace Deal

    Britain’s foreign minister says Bashar al-Assad should be allowed to seek another term as Syria’s president if any agreement is reached to end the country’s nearly six-year-long civil war. The United States and its Western allies have long insisted that Assad must relinquish power in Syria as part of any peace agreement. But the...

    Republicans Have a Warning for President Trump: Don’t Play Nice With Russia
    Jan28

    Republicans Have a Warning for President Trump: Don’t Play Nice With Russia

    (WASHINGTON) — A day ahead of President Donald Trump’s weekend call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the fight within the Republican Party over the direction of U.S. policy toward Moscow intensified. Trump, who has said he wants a better relationship with Russia, was noncommittal on Friday about whether he was considering lifting U.S....

    Trump says only in early stages of considering lifting sanctions on Russia
    Jan28

    Trump says only in early stages of considering lifting sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Friday he is only in the early stages of considering whether to lift US sanctions on Russia, as British Prime Minister Theresa May, other foreign officials and lawmakers at home voiced concerns that such a move would be premature. With Trump expected to speak on Saturday with Russian President...

    Putin consults his Security Council before talking to Trump
    Jan28

    Putin consults his Security Council before talking to Trump

    Trump’s senior adviser, Kellyanne Conway, said on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” Friday that U.S. sanctions against Russia and other issues would be on the table during his conversation with Putin set for Saturday. Conway also said Trump will be receptive if the Russian leader wants to have a serious conversation about how to defeat...

    McConnell to Trump: Do not lift sanctions on Russia
    Jan27

    McConnell to Trump: Do not lift sanctions on Russia

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is drawing a hard line against easing U.S. sanctions against Russia, issuing a stern warning on the eve of President Donald Trump’s first official communication with Russian leader Vladimir Putin since he was formally inaugurated last week. “I’m against lifting any sanctions on the Russians....