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    Russia Controversy Persists Amid New Revelations About Trump Administration
    Mar03

    Russia Controversy Persists Amid New Revelations About Trump Administration

    President Donald Trump’s administration continues to grapple with new revelations of previously undisclosed meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, following U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ admission that he met twice with Kislyak during last year’s presidential campaign and failed to disclose those talks during...

    Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned
    Mar03

    Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned

    Anna Muzychuk (left) of Ukraine plays against Tan Zhongyi (right) of China during the final day of the Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 on March 3 at Espinas Palace Hotel in Tehran, Iran. Zhongyi defeated Muzychuk of Ukraine to win the championship. The post Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned appeared first on...

    Here are the Trump associates who have been linked to Russia
    Mar03

    Here are the Trump associates who have been linked to Russia

    It’s the controversy the White House cannot shake. Since pulling off a surprise election win in November’s election, Donald Trump’s young presidency has been dogged by persistent links between his campaign surrogates and staff to Russia. But what’s more unusual have been the attempts by Trump’s campaign and...

    Canada deploying fresh troops to Ukraine as mission deadline looms
    Mar03

    Canada deploying fresh troops to Ukraine as mission deadline looms

    As the expiration date for Canada’s training mission in Ukraine looms, a fresh batch of troops begin a deployment process that runs from today until the middle of the month — even as reports emerge of plans by U.S. policymakers to cut American military, logistics and intelligence support for Kiev by half. …read more Source:...

    Kyrgios sends Djokovic packing
    Mar03

    Kyrgios sends Djokovic packing

    ACAPULCO, Mexico — Australia’s Nick Kyrgios used a barrage of 25 aces to defeat top-seeded Novak Djokovic 7-6 (9), 7-5 early Friday morning and reach the semifinals of the Mexican Open. Kyrgios blasted 16 aces in the first set to beat Djokovic in his first match against the second-best player in the world and will play against American Sam...

    World Briefs: Ukraine investigates tax chief for graft
    Mar03

    World Briefs: Ukraine investigates tax chief for graft

    …read more Source: The Straits...

    As Ukraine railroad blockade continues, tension simmers on both sides of the tracks
    Mar03

    As Ukraine railroad blockade continues, tension simmers on both sides of the tracks

    The so-called blockaders are a relatively new movement in the turbulent eastern European nation, but have quickly become a flashpoint in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine between government forces and separatist rebels. …read more Source: FOX...

    Pelosi: Sessions’ recusal ‘is an admission that something was wrong’
    Mar03

    Pelosi: Sessions’ recusal ‘is an admission that something was wrong’

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi panned Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recusal from investigations related to last year’s presidential election as “insufficient” and “totally unacceptable” Friday morning, telling the audience at a POLITICO Playbook breakfast that it is “a reflection of the weak moral authority of this...

    Russia’s US Ambassador an Unlikely Figure at Center of Controversy
    Mar03

    Russia’s US Ambassador an Unlikely Figure at Center of Controversy

    Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, is a low-key veteran diplomat who associates say is one of the most unlikely diplomats to wind up in the center of controversy. Kislyak, whose conversations with close associates of U.S. President Donald Trump have repeatedly embarrassed the new administration, is 66 years old,...

    Russian ambassador at center of Sessions firestorm did not attend corresponding Democratic convention event
    Mar03

    Russian ambassador at center of Sessions firestorm did not attend corresponding Democratic convention event

    Sergey Kislyak did not attend a corresponding Democratic National Committee event to one he attended at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak did not attend a corresponding Democratic National Committee event to one he attended at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where he held an...