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    Manafort could face ‘rest of life in prison,’ judge says
    Mar13

    Manafort could face ‘rest of life in prison,’ judge says

    WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, runs a significant risk of spending the rest of his life in prison and the evidence against him by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office seems strong, a federal judge declared in an order made public on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III, who is based in Alexandria,...

    Mike Pompeo Is an Excellent Choice for Secretary of State
    Mar13

    Mike Pompeo Is an Excellent Choice for Secretary of State

    The announcement of Mike Pompeo as the next secretary of state, subject to Senate confirmation, sends a firm signal that the Trump presidency is committed to ensuring robust U.S. leadership on the world stage. Pompeo is a very strong pick for the position, replacing Rex Tillerson at Foggy Bottom. He has done an outstanding job as CIA director,...

    Chernobyl Is Now the World’s Unlikeliest Green Energy Experiment
    Mar13

    Chernobyl Is Now the World’s Unlikeliest Green Energy Experiment

    A hundred yards from the rusting ruins at the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, a gossamer array of almost 4,000 photovoltaic panels sits atop a thick concrete slab capping a grave of radioactive waste. When it comes to clean energy, it’s hard to think of a less likely place than Ukraine’s infamous Chernobyl nuclear...

    Exit Rex: Tillerson’s Brief, Tumultuous Tenure As America’s Chief Diplomat
    Mar13

    Exit Rex: Tillerson’s Brief, Tumultuous Tenure As America’s Chief Diplomat

    Rex Tillerson leaves a State Department with morale reportedly low and major international challenges outstanding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Need for a multi-dimensional approach to corruption in Ukraine
    Mar13

    Need for a multi-dimensional approach to corruption in Ukraine

    Demonising the president misses the mark; others must shoulder their share of blame …read more Source: Financial...

    Spy poisoning: UK considers ‘full range’ of retaliation
    Mar13

    Spy poisoning: UK considers ‘full range’ of retaliation

    LONDON (AFP): Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that Britain is considering a “full range” of retaliatory measures if it concludes that Russia was responsible for a nerve agent attack in an English city. Options mooted in recent days include the expulsion of Russian diplomats, a retaliatory cyber attack and asset seizures of Russian nationals...

    What happens when Russia ignores the U.K.’s ultimatum over nerve agent attack
    Mar13

    What happens when Russia ignores the U.K.’s ultimatum over nerve agent attack

    British Prime Minister Theresa May issued an ultimatum to the Kremlin to account for how a Russian-made nerve agent ended up in an attack on British soil. Russia must explain by Tuesday at midnight how Novichok, the rare Russian-manufactured nerve agent, poisoned a former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia on March 4 in...

    How Russia Today divided Westminster
    Mar13

    How Russia Today divided Westminster

    British politicians of all parties have long appeared on the Kremlin channel, now called RT. So why is it only just catching up with them? For a television channel whose weekly reach is less than that of ITVBe +1, the profile of RT (formerly Russia Today) in the UK is conspicuously high. The £310,000 it spent on an advertising campaign on...

    Spy poisoning: UK considers ‘full range’ of retaliation
    Mar13

    Spy poisoning: UK considers ‘full range’ of retaliation

    LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that Britain is considering a “full range” of retaliatory measures if it concludes that Russia was responsible for a nerve agent attack in an English city.Options mooted in recent days include the expulsion of Russian diplomats, a retaliatory cyber attack and asset seizures of Russian...

    Roger Stone claimed contact with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2016, according to two associates
    Mar13

    Roger Stone claimed contact with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2016, according to two associates

    By Tom Hamburger,Josh Dawsey,Carol D. Leonnig and Shane Harris | The Washington Post In the spring of 2016, longtime political operative Roger Stone had a phone conversation that would later seem prophetic, according to the person on the other end of the line. Stone, an informal adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump, said he had learned from...