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    Will Freeland’s fractious relationship with Putin affect her new job?
    Jan11

    Will Freeland’s fractious relationship with Putin affect her new job?

    Graham Hughes/CP OTTAWA – At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was...

    Obama says goodbye in last presidential speech
    Jan11

    Obama says goodbye in last presidential speech

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Several US senators including Republicans critical of President-elect Donald Trumps skepticism of alleged Kremlin-ordered hacking joined forces Tuesday to introduce sanctions against Russia for interfering in the US election.The five Democrats and five Republicans laid out expansive new punishments including visa bans and...

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new top diplomat,
    Jan11

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new top diplomat,

    OTTAWA — At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was elevated to the...

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia
    Jan11

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia

    Members of U.S. Congress made clear Tuesday they’re increasingly willing to broach a taboo topic: possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. Their emboldened approach comes amid a bombshell CNN report that intelligence officials last week presented Trump with alleged claims by Russian operatives that they...

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia
    Jan11

    Lawmakers broach possible Trump campaign coordination with Russia

    Members of Congress made clear Tuesday they’re increasingly willing to broach a taboo topic: possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.Their emboldened approach comes amid a bombshell CNN report that intelligence officials last week presented Trump with alleged claims by Russian operatives that they have...

    US senators seek Russia sanctions over cyber activities
    Jan11

    US senators seek Russia sanctions over cyber activities

    WASHINGTON: Senior US Republican and Democratic senators will introduce legislation on Tuesday seeking to impose a wide range of sanctions on Russia over its cyber activities and actions in Syria and Ukraine. The legislation is sponsored by 10 senators – Republicans John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio, Ben Sasse and Rob Portman and...

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Canada’s new top diplomat, Chrystia Freeland
    Jan11

    Lack of diplomacy no barrier for Canada’s new top diplomat, Chrystia Freeland

    OTTAWA — At a glance, Chrystia Freeland’s background in deconstructing the world’s super-wealthy and pugnaciously critiquing Russia’s president wouldn’t appear to be an ideal resume for the job as Canada’s top diplomat dealing with Donald Trump’s White House. But as the former journalist was elevated to the...

    Let’s Pass a War Powers Resolution for Meddling in Other People’s Elections
    Jan11

    Let’s Pass a War Powers Resolution for Meddling in Other People’s Elections

    Let’s pass a War Powers Resolution for “election meddling” in other people’s countries. In other words: let’s pass a law that before the executive branch can meddle in elections in other people’s countries, a proposal to do so has to be debated and authorized – or rejected – by Congress....

    What CNN’s Report on Trump and Russia Does and Doesn’t Say
    Jan11

    What CNN’s Report on Trump and Russia Does and Doesn’t Say

    Despite all of Donald Trump’s best efforts, the question of whether and why Russia interfered in the presidential election continues to dog him.The latest twist comes from a bombshell report published early Tuesday evening by CNN, with four bylines, including Watergate legend Carl Bernstein. The story is unsettling, because it touches on...

    Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump
    Jan11

    Bombshell CNN report: Russia might have dirt on Trump

    Late on Tuesday afternoon, CNN dropped an absolute bombshell of a story — the heads of America’s top intelligence agencies showed President-elect Donald Trump evidence that the Russian government may have “compromising personal and financial” information on him and that his campaign spoke directly with Kremlin intermediaries. “The...