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    Manafort pleads not guilty at arraignment in Russia probe
    Mar08

    Manafort pleads not guilty at arraignment in Russia probe

    President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to money laundering and tax evasion charges as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. He is accused of laundering millions of dollars he was paid by Viktor F. Yanukovich, a former Ukrainian president with ties to the Kremlin....

    On Twitter, false information travels farther and faster than the truth. Really.
    Mar08

    On Twitter, false information travels farther and faster than the truth. Really.

    Call it the curse of the Internet age: Lies spread farther, faster, deeper and more broadly than the truth. In the first detailed analysis of how misinformation spreads through the Twittersphere, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that false news is 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than the truth. It takes the...

    A New Generation Redefines What It Means to Be a Missionary
    Mar08

    A New Generation Redefines What It Means to Be a Missionary

    Christianity is shrinking and aging in the West, but it’s growing in the Global South, where most Christians are now located. With this demographic shift has come the beginning of another shift, in a practice some Christians from various denominations embrace as a theological requirement. There are hundreds of thousands of missionaries...

    Women Demand Equal Rights In Kyiv March
    Mar08

    Women Demand Equal Rights In Kyiv March

    Several hundred women marched in Kyiv on March 8, demanding equal rights in a demonstration on International Women’s Day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia
    Mar08

    Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is scheduled for arraignment in a northern Virginia courthouse on charges including tax evasion and bank fraud. The grand jury indictment in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, accuses Paul Manafort of hiding from the Internal Revenue Service tens of millions of...

    Gas supplies to Bulgaria not at risk from Russia-Ukraine dispute
    Mar08

    Gas supplies to Bulgaria not at risk from Russia-Ukraine dispute

    “I do not believe there exists any risk to the supply of natural gas to Bulgaria as a result of the dispute which has arisen between the Ukrainian Gas Transmission System Operator and Gazprom, as it does not affect supplies to Europe,” Ivan Ivanov, chairman of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission told reporters. …read more Source:...

    Finland developing horrific jumping land mine to deter Russian or other land invasions
    Mar08

    Finland developing horrific jumping land mine to deter Russian or other land invasions

    Finland shares a 833 mile border and a difficult history with Russia, and following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, it has stepped up military spending. …read more Source: Business...

    Ukrainian doctor struggles with lack of resources
    Mar08

    Ukrainian doctor struggles with lack of resources

    Doctors in Ukraine are hampered by the country’s failing healthcare system. (Reuters pic) KIEV: Family doctor Dmitriy Rozumiy struggles to bridge the gap between what his patients in rural Ukraine need and what the country’s cash-strapped healthcare system can provide. His clinic in the village of Ivankovichy, 35 kilometres outside...

    Europe Split on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline as US Warns Against Dependence on Russian Gas
    Mar08

    Europe Split on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline as US Warns Against Dependence on Russian Gas

    A number of eastern European states have ramped up their opposition to a new gas pipeline linking Russia with Germany. The Nord Stream 2 project will bring Russian gas directly to Western Europe, but critics say it will increase dependence on Russia and enrich its state-owned energy firms, at a time when Moscow stands accused of undermining...

    Britain Weighing Its Options in Poisoning of Russians
    Mar08

    Britain Weighing Its Options in Poisoning of Russians

    The tip-off came from the British government itself that Downing Street had no stomach for a fight over Ukraine and Russia’s takeover of Crimea. Four years ago when the European Union and the United States were bracing themselves to punish Russia and were debating what sanctions to impose, a British official allowed a note detailing the...