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    WhatsApp founder’s Facebook exit: What he didn’t say
    May01

    WhatsApp founder’s Facebook exit: What he didn’t say

    Add WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum to the list of former executives who have soured on Facebook — perhaps with a question mark next to his name. Koum announced Monday in a Facebook post that he is leaving the company, whose board he joined when the social media giant bought WhatsApp in 2014. The $19 billion purchase remains Facebook’s biggest...

    Advanced U.S. missile system arrives in Ukraine, Kiev confirms

    The Ukrainian army has received the first tranche of a large shipment of advanced U.S. anti-tank missile systems under a weapons pact inked between Washington and Kiev in March. The first deliveries of the the FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank missile, the shoulder-fired weapon is armed with a so-called “fire and forget” … …read...

    Mueller has a whole lot of Russia collusion questions for Trump
    May01

    Mueller has a whole lot of Russia collusion questions for Trump

    Trump falsely claimed Mueller sent him “no questions on Collusion.” There are many. Will Trump answer them? President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday morning that special counsel Robert Mueller did not send any questions about collusion with Russia to his legal team. That’s not even close to true. Several questions on the list published by the...

    Bulgaria Came out of a US Black List
    May01

    Bulgaria Came out of a US Black List

    Bulgaria is no longer included in the so called “Blacklist” of countries from which US protects intellectual property, bTV said. The document is known as “Special List 301”. Bulgaria has invariably been in it for the past 5 years. The list includes US trading partners who, according to Washington, do not effectively...

    Ukraine to deploy US anti-tank missiles in defiance of Russia

    Kiev takes delivery of Javelins but Moscow says sale threatens to escalate proxy war …read more Source: Financial...

    Cohen: Why we ought to worry about democracy’s retreat globally
    May01

    Cohen: Why we ought to worry about democracy’s retreat globally

    Justice Rosalie Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada lives on public platforms. She lectures often, at home and abroad, and collects laurels celebrating her shimmering career (including 38 honorary degrees) like loose change. As a decorated jurist of 42 years, she contemplates law and society as a quotidian challenge. So there she was two weeks...

    Experts: Mueller questions leaked by Team Trump
    May01

    Experts: Mueller questions leaked by Team Trump

    Getty/Alex Wong/AP/Evan Vucci/Salon …read more Source:...

    Rubin: Troll factory does greatest harm in Russia, not America
    May01

    Rubin: Troll factory does greatest harm in Russia, not America

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — The building at 55 Savushkina St. that housed the infamous Russian internet “troll factory” that meddled in America’s 2016 election now appears empty. I saw a huge “For Rent” sign in one of its large windows facing the street. The main trolling operation has moved to an impersonal seven-story glass office building...

    Voices from Afghanistan
    May01

    Voices from Afghanistan

    “Invisible threads are the strongest ties.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Nearly a decade ago I sat, together with Catholic philosopher Michael Novak, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, James Billington. Novak had brought us together—he was a longtime friend of Billington—and I was there to pitch an idea. I wanted the Library of Congress to host...

    Manafort Claims Deep State Leakers’ ‘Elaborate Hoax’ Boosted Mueller Probe
    May01

    Manafort Claims Deep State Leakers’ ‘Elaborate Hoax’ Boosted Mueller Probe

    Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort claimed in a court filing Monday evening that government leakers sought to boost Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and influence the grand juries that ultimately brought indictments against Manafort. The court document, filed in the case against Manafort brought in Virginia, zeroed in...