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    Trump’s ‘alternative facts’ could put lives at risk
    Jan23

    Trump’s ‘alternative facts’ could put lives at risk

    “Alternative facts” could kill, warn national security and other government veterans, and eventually could unravel the fabric of democracy and America’s standing in the world.This weekend, it was crowd size. By next week, it could be how many troops were killed, and who was responsible for the attack. Or how successful the American response...

    Kasait, Kiptarus win Kericho Cross Country titles
    Jan22

    Kasait, Kiptarus win Kericho Cross Country titles

    Philip Yegon @Peoplesport11 Lilian Kasait and little-known Dominic Kiptarus won the senior women and men10km race respectively during the Fourth Edition of Kericho County Cross Country Championships at Kiptere Primary School. Kasait from Londiani Athletic Club who bagged a gold medal in 3,000m World Youth Championship, Donetsk, Ukraine in 2013...

    Trump looms large as Canada, allies finalize plans for NATO mission to Latvia
    Jan22

    Trump looms large as Canada, allies finalize plans for NATO mission to Latvia

    OTTAWA — President Donald Trump will loom large when representatives from several NATO countries gather here this week to finalize plans for deployment of a Canadian-led battle group to Latvia starting in the spring. But at least one senior official from the eastern European nation is counselling calm. Canada agreed last year to lead one of four...

    U.S. NATO troops surge in Europe after Russian aggression
    Jan22

    U.S. NATO troops surge in Europe after Russian aggression

    CHRIS LIVESAY, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND: In the port city of Bremerhaven on Germany’s North Sea coast, approximately 4-thousand American troops and 25-hundred vehicles began arriving in early January. Known as the Iron Brigade, they’re from the Army’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division, based in Fort...

    Questions abound over Trump’s NATO stance ahead of meeting
    Jan22

    Questions abound over Trump’s NATO stance ahead of meeting

    President Donald Trump is joined by the Congressional leadership and his family before formally signing his cabinet nominations into law, Friday, Jan. 20, 2107, in the President’s Room of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington. From left are, Vice President Mike Pence, the president’s wife Melania Trump, their son Barron Trump, and...

    Tragic tale behind the long-lost Victoria Cross found buried in mud by the Thames
    Jan22

    Tragic tale behind the long-lost Victoria Cross found buried in mud by the Thames

    The medal was one of 16 awarded at the Battle of Inkerman during the Crimean War in 1954, but its recipient, thought to be Private John Byrne, was tortuered by what he witnessed on the battlefield …read more Source:...

    Ukraine seizes Iran-bound plane ‘carrying missiles’
    Jan22

    Ukraine seizes Iran-bound plane ‘carrying missiles’

    The Russian agency Interfax confirmed that the weapons were discovered by Ukraine’s border police in Kiev’s airport …read more Source: Al...

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: The plutocratic evil twins claim to stand against the neoliberal economic order (they don’t)
    Jan22

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: The plutocratic evil twins claim to stand against the neoliberal economic order (they don’t)

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Christopher Aluka Berry/Photo montage by Salon) Ten days before Donald Trump’s inauguration, BuzzFeed published the unconfirmed “Trump dossier” reportedly compiled by former MI6 agent Christopher Steele, igniting a storm of controversy on many fronts. The media battled among...

    Russia’s celebration of Trump’s inauguration is in full swing
    Jan22

    Russia’s celebration of Trump’s inauguration is in full swing

    EPA In Viktor Pelevin’s 1999 novel Generation P, the Muscovite protagonist navigates a brave new post-Soviet world while working in advertising, negotiating a tumultuous time by drawing on Russian culture and transforming it into western-style commercials. Similarly, Russians are marking the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

    The formal launch of Cold War 2.0
    Jan22

    The formal launch of Cold War 2.0

    As President Trump learns the ropes, Pakistan must maintain constant vigilance On January 20th, President-elect Trump took oath and become President Trump. Although it is hard to predict the policy approach of the new president, his rhetoric and cabinet pick shed some light on the possible future. In my view, January 20th was the launch of a cold...