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    Donald Trump’s best-ever, not crazy executive order
    Feb16

    Donald Trump’s best-ever, not crazy executive order

    President Donald Trump, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, signs his first executive order on health care, Friday, Jan, 20, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) A broken clock is right twice a day. Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while. Not all executive...

    Trump meets the press
    Feb16

    Trump meets the press

    Popular vote loser Donald Trump is holding a press conference, ostensibly to announce his new Department of Labor nominee since the last one took his ball and went home. But after another morning of unhinged Twitter rants from Agent Orange, who knows what we’ll see. Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 · …read more Source: Daily...

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to U.S.-Russia ties
    Feb16

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to U.S.-Russia ties

    BRUSSELS — The Trump administration signaled Thursday there will be no change soon in U.S.-Russian relations, putting the onus on Moscow to prove itself if it wants closer cooperation with Washington. Russia’s support for Ukrainian separatists was underscored as a test case of its willingness to change behavior. At a NATO meeting in...

    All eyes on Tillerson’s debut at G20 in Germany
    Feb16

    All eyes on Tillerson’s debut at G20 in Germany

    BONN: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany yesterday as Russia pressed the Trump administration to make good on promises of improved relations. All eyes were on Tillerson as he held initial talks with his Saudi, Yemen and British counterparts but he was giving nothing away amid intense...

    Tillerson, Lavrov discuss Ukraine, Syria in first meeting
    Feb16

    Tillerson, Lavrov discuss Ukraine, Syria in first meeting

    Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 16 (UPI) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had his first meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in which they discussed conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Tillerson Tells Lavrov To Honor Ukraine Commitments
    Feb16

    Tillerson Tells Lavrov To Honor Ukraine Commitments

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Moscow must adhere to its commitments to “de-escalate the violence” in Ukraine. They met on February 16 on the sidelines of a G20 meeting of foreign ministers in Bonn, Germany. (AP) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US puts brakes on better ties with Russia
    Feb16

    US puts brakes on better ties with Russia

    The Trump administration signalled Thursday there will be no change soon in US-Russian relations, putting the onus on Moscow to prove itself if it wants closer cooperation with Washington. Russia’s support for Ukrainian separatists was underscored as a test case of its willingness to change behaviour. At a NATO meeting in Brussels, US...

    Tillerson: US-Russia Cooperation Possible if Certain Conditions Met
    Feb16

    Tillerson: US-Russia Cooperation Possible if Certain Conditions Met

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington could collaborate with Moscow under certain circumstances. “As we search for new common ground, we expect Russia to honor its commitment to the Minsk agreements and work to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine,” Tillerson said in Bonn, where foreign ministers of the G-20 nations are...

    U.N.: Rape, Sexual Assault in Ukraine Conflict May Amount to War Crimes
    Feb16

    U.N.: Rape, Sexual Assault in Ukraine Conflict May Amount to War Crimes

    LONDON – Men and women in Ukraine have been beaten, electrocuted by their genitals and raped in cases of sexual violence committed during the conflict which may amount to war crimes, the United Nations’ human rights office said on Thursday. All sides in the unrest used beatings, forced nudity and other abuses as interrogation...

    NATO European Allies to Jointly Buy Planes, Set Up New Elite HQ
    Feb16

    NATO European Allies to Jointly Buy Planes, Set Up New Elite HQ

    By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European NATO allies agreed on Thursday to jointly buy planes and submarines and possibly open a new command headquarters for elite troops as Europe seeks to show the United States it is serious about its own security. In signing ceremonies at NATO, defense ministers from France and Germany said they will buy...