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    Ukraine, the place Golda Meir fled from, now embraces her as a hero
    May05

    Ukraine, the place Golda Meir fled from, now embraces her as a hero

    Born 120 years ago, the fourth prime minister of the state of Israel is now celebrated in a land she once fled from in fear of pogroms and hunger. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Big Oil investors show they want more than just profit
    May05

    Big Oil investors show they want more than just profit

    Big Oil’s investors took a bruising for nearly three years as oil prices bumped along decade lows. Now they want payback.They’re willing to punish companies that don’t meet their standards, and their standards are awfully high. On their wish list: immediate returns, spending discipline, and, at the same time, more production....

    Senate Dems concerned Ukraine not cooperating with Mueller’s Russia probe
    May05

    Senate Dems concerned Ukraine not cooperating with Mueller’s Russia probe

    Top Senate Democrats are pushing Ukrainian officials to explain allegations that they’re not cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation because they fear President Trump. The three senators — Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Richard Durbin of Illinois...

    ‘Rudy Giuliani Will Be Out of Here In Two Weeks’: MSNBC Contributor Explains How the Former NYC Mayor Is Already a Disaster for Trump
    May04

    ‘Rudy Giuliani Will Be Out of Here In Two Weeks’: MSNBC Contributor Explains How the Former NYC Mayor Is Already a Disaster for Trump

    In his first few weeks on the job, the former mayor has already made the president look like a liar. MSNBC contributor Donny Deutsch made a bold but plausible prediction on Friday about the future of President Donald Trump’s legal team: Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and one of the newest members of the team, will be gone in...

    Trump Seizes On Judge’s Pointed Questions To Bash Mueller’s Team
    May04

    Trump Seizes On Judge’s Pointed Questions To Bash Mueller’s Team

    President Donald Trump has a new hero. Just a few hours after U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis grilled Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team on how the indictment brought against Paul Manafort in Virginia is relevant to the Russia probe, Trump tried to use Ellis’ comments from the hearing to support his claim that the Russia probe is a...

    Midday open thread: An anniversary, a really bad school superintendent and a really bad law school
    May04

    Midday open thread: An anniversary, a really bad school superintendent and a really bad law school

    Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is The question: Mueller interviews Trump: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … EPA chief Scott Pruitt is one hot mess of corruption, by Sher Watts Spooner The media loves Trump because he’s a train wreck (not because it’s ‘liberal’), by David Akadjian Imagine your city without working...

    This Week: Giuliani Ignites Firestorm With Stormy Daniels Revelations
    May04

    This Week: Giuliani Ignites Firestorm With Stormy Daniels Revelations

    Rudy Giuliani catapulted himself into the center of a media maelstrom this week by divulging that President Trump personally reimbursed Michael Cohen for hush money payments that Cohen shelled out during the 2016 presidential campaign. In a remarkably candid admission, Giuliani said that he shared this bombshell about the $130,000 payment to...

    UNICEF Says War In Eastern Ukraine Takes ‘Devastating Toll’ On Education
    May04

    UNICEF Says War In Eastern Ukraine Takes ‘Devastating Toll’ On Education

    UNICEF says the war between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has taken a “devastating toll” on the region’s educational system, forcing more than 200,000 children to learn in “militarized environments.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Federal judge in Manafort case says Mueller’s goal is ‘prosecution or impeachment’ of Trump
    May04

    Federal judge in Manafort case says Mueller’s goal is ‘prosecution or impeachment’ of Trump

    A federal judge in the trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort said he does not really believe that special counsel Robert Mueller cares about Manafort’s alleged bank fraud. Instead, the judge argued, Mueller’s sole objective is the “prosecution or impeachment” of President Donald Trump. What’s the background?...

    Gunshots Fired As Brawl Breaks Out At Town Council Session In Ukraine
    May04

    Gunshots Fired As Brawl Breaks Out At Town Council Session In Ukraine

    DNIPRO, Ukraine — Police in the town of Nikopol in Ukraine’s eastern Dnipropetrovsk region are investigating violence and gunfire that erupted at a town council meeting.Nikopol police …read more Source: Big News...