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    Why Angela Merkel Isn’t Ready to Be the ‘Leader of the Free World’
    Dec13

    Why Angela Merkel Isn’t Ready to Be the ‘Leader of the Free World’

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel knows what it’s like to be underestimated. Her political party, the Christian Democratic Union, was a stodgy old boys’ club when she first joined in the early 1990s, and most of her rivals tended to dismiss or ignore her, the pastor’s daughter with the chemistry degree—even as she passed them on...

    Pogbas to clash as United draw Saint-Etienne
    Dec13

    Pogbas to clash as United draw Saint-Etienne

    Manchester United’s Paul Pogba in action with Swansea City’s Angel Rangel. Photo: Reuters Nyon, December 12 Manchester United will take on Saint-Etienne in the last 32 of the Europa League, with Jose Mourinho’s side hosting the French club in the first leg, after Monday’s draw. The tie will see United and France midfielder...

    Either Harry Reid has an explosive secret on Trump’s Russia ties or he’s just making things up
    Dec13

    Either Harry Reid has an explosive secret on Trump’s Russia ties or he’s just making things up

    Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid appeared to accuse Donald Trump’s campaign of working directly with the Russian government to undermine the US presidential election — an explosive charge for which he provided no evidence. In an interview with the Huffington Post published Monday, Reid said there had been a “deal” involving the Trump...

    Key Questions About Russia’s Alleged Hacking of the US Election
    Dec13

    Key Questions About Russia’s Alleged Hacking of the US Election

    A Central Intelligence Agency report that Russian operatives intervened in the U.S. election to help President-elect Donald Trump win has roiled Capitol Hill, producing a bipartisan call for congressional investigations. But there is skepticism within the U.S. government, particularly at the Federal Bureau of Intelligence, that the evidence...

    Russia Ready to Boost Serbian Defense to Counter NATO
    Dec13

    Russia Ready to Boost Serbian Defense to Counter NATO

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday the Kremlin is ready to boost Serbia’s defense capabilities amid what his Serbian counterpart alleges is a threat from neighboring Croatia. The statements came amid rising tensions between the two major Balkan rivals and former Yugoslav republics that were at war in the 1990s. Serbian...

    Robert Reich: 6 Reasons Why Trump’s Presidency Is Illegitimate
    Dec13

    Robert Reich: 6 Reasons Why Trump’s Presidency Is Illegitimate

    Click here for reuse options! And they’re all related to Russia. “A dark cloud of illegitimacy hangs over the pending presidency of Donald Trump,” wrote former Labor Secretary Robert Reich on Facebook Sunday night, following CIA reports of Russian interference in the presidential elections, and specifically interference that...

    Boxing: Joshua can stun Klitschko, says trainer
    Dec13

    Boxing: Joshua can stun Klitschko, says trainer

    LONDON (AFP) – Anthony Joshua can stun Wladimir Klitschko to become the undisputed world heavyweight champion, according to the British fighters trainer Rob McCracken.Former Olympic gold medallist Joshua linked up with McCracken on a full-time basis before beating Eric Molina in a second successful defence of his IBF heavyweight title on...

    Pogbas to clash as Man Utd draw Saint-Etienne in Europa League
    Dec13

    Pogbas to clash as Man Utd draw Saint-Etienne in Europa League

    NYON, Switzerland (AFP) – Manchester United will take on Saint-Etienne in the last 32 of the Europa League, with Jose Mourinhos side hosting the French club in the first leg, after Mondays draw.The tie will see United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, the worlds most expensive player, come up against his elder brother Florentin, the Guinea...

    Trump puts Chinese ties at risk while wooing Russia
    Dec13

    Trump puts Chinese ties at risk while wooing Russia

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – With a few apparently off-the-cuff comments, US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened Washingtons cautious understanding with China while touting an unlikely new detente with Russia.The United States and China, the worlds two greatest economies and rivals for the leadership role in the Pacific, are often at...

    Emails show how Russian officials covered up mass doping
    Dec13

    Emails show how Russian officials covered up mass doping

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s doping cover-up went far beyond the Olympics, according to a vast archive of emails released by a World Anti-Doping Agency investigator. Besides the 12 medal winners from the 2014 Winter Olympics whose samples were supposedly tampered with, messages show a system which covered up drug use by blind athletes and...