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    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...

    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...

    Army says battle for Aleppo in ‘final phase’
    Dec13

    Army says battle for Aleppo in ‘final phase’

    ALEPPO (AFP) – The crucial battle for Aleppo entered its final phase Monday after Syrian rebels retreated into a small pocket of their former bastion in the face of new army advances.President Bashar al-Assads forces held more than 90 percent of the onetime opposition stronghold of east Aleppo, a monitor and military official said, and...

    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...

    Police in Ukraine arrest suspects who blackmailed Estonian businessman
    Dec12

    Police in Ukraine arrest suspects who blackmailed Estonian businessman

    Ukrainian law enforcement authorities conducted a series of arrests and searches to detain members of an organized criminal group in Zatoka, a Black Sea resort in southern Ukraine, who attempted to extort money from Estonian investor Marcel Vichmann, writes LETA/BNS accordind to the news portal Kyivpost said. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Dutch aim to stop military and financial aid to Ukraine
    Dec12

    Dutch aim to stop military and financial aid to Ukraine

    Ukraine will not get financial or military support from the EU, according to a proposal that the Dutch government wants to discuss with EU leaders at a summit on Thursday. The proposed agreement “reaffirms cooperation with Ukraine in the fields of security” but “it does not contain an obligation for the Union...

    Syrian forces enter ‘final stage’ of Aleppo conquest
    Dec12

    Syrian forces enter ‘final stage’ of Aleppo conquest

    With rebels holding onto less than one percent of eastern Aleppo, the Syrian army said it is close to declaring victory. Amid allegations of war crimes, the EU’s top diplomat said it would not impose sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    The Temptation of a “Grand Bargain”
    Dec12

    The Temptation of a “Grand Bargain”

    Great-power rivalries are recurrent in history, and once in place, they endure until one side gives up the fight (e.g., the Soviet Union) or is defeated in a war (e.g., Kaiser’s Germany). The risks associated with such competitions often lead to an understandable temptation: Why remain locked in a struggle when perhaps a grand bargain may...