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    France’s Le Pen Seeks Closer Ties With Africa, Alliance Against Islamist Extremism
    Jan07

    France’s Le Pen Seeks Closer Ties With Africa, Alliance Against Islamist Extremism

    Polling strongly ahead of France’s presidential elections, far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Friday sketched out foreign policy priorities she’ll pursue if she wins the vote, which include backing an alliance with Washington and Moscow to fight Islamist extremism, carving out a new relationship with the European Union and deepening...

    Intelligence Report Concludes That Vladimir Putin Intervened In U.S. Election To Help Donald Trump Win
    Jan07

    Intelligence Report Concludes That Vladimir Putin Intervened In U.S. Election To Help Donald Trump Win

    WASHINGTON ― Russian President Vladimir Putin directed efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election with the goal of helping President-elect Donald Trump win, the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency concluded in a report released Friday.Moscow is responsible for cyberattacks directed at the Democratic National Committee, the authors of the...

    Report: Kremlin Propaganda Network Attacks Fracking to Boost Russian Energy Interests
    Jan07

    Report: Kremlin Propaganda Network Attacks Fracking to Boost Russian Energy Interests

    The Russian government’s state-funded propaganda apparatus runs stories critical of U.S. oil and gas production in an effort to handicap competitors to Russia’s state-run energy companies, according to the U.S. intelligence community. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence alleged that RT America, an arm of the...

    Top U.S. intelligence officials detail Putin’s U.S. election “influence campaign” in declassified report
    Jan07

    Top U.S. intelligence officials detail Putin’s U.S. election “influence campaign” in declassified report

    The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a declassified report on Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election Friday afternoon, hours after briefing President-elect Donald Trump on its contents. The report states that the the CIA, FBI, and NSA all believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin “ordered an...

    Administration report blames Putin for attack on U.S. election, says Russia preferred Trump
    Jan07

    Administration report blames Putin for attack on U.S. election, says Russia preferred Trump

    The Obama administration on Friday officially blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for directing a massive cyber assault against the U.S. election in an attempt to “undermine” the democratic process and “harm” Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy.And as the campaign progressed, the administration said,...

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities
    Jan06

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities

    Watch out for the unexpected in commodities in 2017. Barclays said raw materials markets from energy to metals face the high likelihood of disruptions, giving a laundry list of possible threats including a default by Venezuela, riots in Chile and a trade war with China. “The new politics of populism and protectionist trade policies have the...

    Russian interference in election a ‘hostile act,’ John Kerry says in PBS NewsHour interview
    Jan06

    Russian interference in election a ‘hostile act,’ John Kerry says in PBS NewsHour interview

    Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday said the war in Syria, while a profound failure on the part of the international community, is not a U.S. failure alone. “We brought Iran to the table, we brought Russia to the table. We had assurances that Assad would do certain things, and he didn’t,” Kerry told PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff....

    Raonic knocks out Nadal
    Jan06

    Raonic knocks out Nadal

    Canada’s Milos Raonic reacts after winning his match against Spain’s Rafael Nadal in Brisbane Friday. – ReutersBRISBANE – Defending champion Milos Raonic beat former world No. 1 Rafa Nadal in three sets Friday to reach the Brisbane International semifinals. The big-serving Canadian blasted 50 winners, including 23 aces, to overcome...

    At least 9 dead after blizzards, icy weather grip parts of Europe
    Jan06

    At least 9 dead after blizzards, icy weather grip parts of Europe

    The cold was blamed for five deaths in 24 hours in Poland, while officials in Ukraine reported four people died from effects of the weather. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’
    Jan06

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’

    After the shock of the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States in 2016, this will be a decisive year for Europe. Upcoming parliamentary elections in France, Germany, the Netherlands, and possibly Italy will decide whether the European Union will hold together, or whether it will...