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    Waters: We Have to ‘Do the Investigation’ to Find Evidence to Impeach Trump
    Feb13

    Waters: We Have to ‘Do the Investigation’ to Find Evidence to Impeach Trump

    Sunday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” discussing her multiple calls to impeach President Donald Trump, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said, “I think that it’s there, we just have to dig deeper, do the investigation and find it.” Partial transcript as follows: REID: And you have gone all the way there, talking, using the I-word with Donald Trump...

    Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as president
    Feb13

    Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as president

    BERLIN (Agencies) – Billed as Germanys anti-Trump, former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Sunday as the new head of state, vowing to stand up to simplistic populist rhetoric.The 61-year-old, who regularly polls as Germanys most popular politician, will represent the EUs top economy abroad in the largely ceremonial post...

    Germany elects ?anti-Trump? Steinmeier as new president
    Feb13

    Germany elects ?anti-Trump? Steinmeier as new president

    BERLIN: Billed as Germany’s “anti-Trump”, centre-left former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Sunday as the new ceremonial head of state. The 61-year-old, who regularly polls as Germany’s most popular politician, will represent the EU’s top economy abroad and act as a kind of moral arbiter for the...

    Pahor feels much will still needed in Ukraine-Russia situation
    Feb12

    Pahor feels much will still needed in Ukraine-Russia situation

    President Borut Pahor met his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on Sunday on the last stop of a tour that also included visits to Germany and Russia. Pahor said after the talks, which also touched on the Ukraine-Russia dispute, that the “situation may still require a lot of political will in the future”. …read more...

    How Vladimir Putin became one of the most feared leaders in the world
    Feb12

    How Vladimir Putin became one of the most feared leaders in the world

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has quickly become one of the most powerful and feared politicians in the world. Russian President Vladimir Putin has quickly become one of the most powerful and feared politicians in the world. But he’s had a long climb to the top — he spent years working in Russian intelligence and local politics before...

    Amid Battle With Pro-Russian Separatists, Ukraine Accused Of LGBT Discrimination Despite Promises To European Union
    Feb12

    Amid Battle With Pro-Russian Separatists, Ukraine Accused Of LGBT Discrimination Despite Promises To European Union

    KIEV, Ukraine — Marina Lemischenko and Marina Kostetska were excited to be starting a new life together outside the Ukrainian capital of Kiev after they managed to flee the war waged by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country. Yet even after seeming to find safety and freedom, the two Marina’s have discovered they...

    Discrimination In Europe: LGBT, Human Rights Ignored In Ukraine Despite Law Making Bias Against Homosexuals Illegal, Advocates Say
    Feb12

    Discrimination In Europe: LGBT, Human Rights Ignored In Ukraine Despite Law Making Bias Against Homosexuals Illegal, Advocates Say

    KIEV, Ukraine — Marina Lemischenko and Marina Kostetska were excited to be starting a new life together outside the Ukrainian capital of Kiev after they managed to flee the war waged by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country. Yet even after seeming to find safety and freedom, the two Marina’s have discovered they...

    Franken Calls for ‘Independent Investigation’ Into Trump’s ‘Putin Crush’
    Feb12

    Franken Calls for ‘Independent Investigation’ Into Trump’s ‘Putin Crush’

    Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” in reacting to reports about President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn’s phone conversations with a Russian ambassador, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) said, “We need to have an independent investigation on it” because what he said was Trump having a “Putin crush.” Partial...

    Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as president
    Feb12

    Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as president

    Billed as Germany’s “anti-Trump”, former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Sunday as the new head of state, vowing to stand up to simplistic populist rhetoric. The 61-year-old, who regularly polls as Germany’s most popular politician, will represent the EU’s top economy abroad in the largely...

    Germany elects a new president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier
    Feb12

    Germany elects a new president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier

    REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschFormer foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Germany’s president on Sunday, the 12th person to hold the largely ceremonial post in the post-war era. Steinmeier, a Social Democrat who had served as foreign minister until last month, won 931 of the 1,239 valid votes by lawmakers and representatives of...