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    Milnes: Sixty years later, Diefenbaker has lessons for both Tories and Liberals today
    Dec13

    Milnes: Sixty years later, Diefenbaker has lessons for both Tories and Liberals today

    In Ottawa 60 years ago Wednesday, an unlikely hero took to the stage at the city’s Coliseum. He was 61, a loner and a man more familiar with Prairie farmlands than banking towers and hours. Canada’s Tory establishment feared and loathed him but that didn’t matter on Dec. 14, 1956 because the day belonged to John Diefenbaker. “I...

    Azerbaijani U17 footballers learn rivals for qualifying round of European Championship
    Dec13

    Azerbaijani U17 footballers learn rivals for qualifying round of European Championship

    The Azerbaijan national under-17 football team have learned rivals for the qualifying round of the UEFA European Championship. The draw, held in Nyon, Switzerland, placed Azerbaijan in Group 11 with Republic of Ireland, Ukraine and Bulgaria …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    No deal yet on Ukraine treaty, Dutch foreign minister says
    Dec13

    No deal yet on Ukraine treaty, Dutch foreign minister says

    The cabinet has not yet reached agreement with other EU states on a separate declaration to take away Dutch objections… …read more Source:...

    War In Ukraine News Update: Merkel And Hollande Push For New Russia Sanctions
    Dec13

    War In Ukraine News Update: Merkel And Hollande Push For New Russia Sanctions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have urged the imposition of new sanctions against Russia for the inability to maintain a ceasefire in the conflict with Kiev. The two leaders spoke two days ahead of a European Union meeting establishing Ukraine’s association with the EU. …read more Source:...

    Trump Chooses ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State
    Dec13

    Trump Chooses ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

    Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as secretary of State in the incoming administration, the president-elect’s transition team announced Tuesday. “Rex Tillerson’s career is the embodiment of the American dream,” Trump said in a statement. “Through hard work, dedication, and smart deal making, Rex rose...

    New Congress poised to greet Trump with Russia probes
    Dec13

    New Congress poised to greet Trump with Russia probes

    Congress’ Republican leaders are preparing to greet incoming President Donald Trump with investigations into whether Russia intruded into last month’s elections to help him win the White House. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to say Monday whether he agreed with the CIA assertion that Russian hacking and public release...

    What Rex Tillerson’s Nomination Means for Russia Policy
    Dec13

    What Rex Tillerson’s Nomination Means for Russia Policy

    Tom Switzer Politics, Eurasia In nominating Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, Donald Trump is putting a distinctive personal stamp on U.S. foreign policy. In nominating Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, Donald Trump is attaining one of his major political goals: he is putting a distinctive personal stamp on U.S. foreign policy at a time...

    What Does Russia Really Want?
    Dec13

    What Does Russia Really Want?

    The New York Times and the Washington Post ran back-to-back stories over the weekend reporting on closed-door briefings that the CIA had given members of Congress on Russia’s interference in the recent U.S. elections. The stories revealed no real new information on the hacks themselves—the consensus among the Intelligence Community that...

    Dem. Rep. of Congo blasts EU sanctions on top officials
    Dec13

    Dem. Rep. of Congo blasts EU sanctions on top officials

    Senior officials face asset freeze and visa ban over alleged disproportionate use of force and human rights violations …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Priebus: Trump won’t rule out lifting Russia sanctions
    Dec13

    Priebus: Trump won’t rule out lifting Russia sanctions

    Incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus would not commit the administration of President-elect Donald Trump to keeping sanctions against Russia in place, telling MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that “you have to just wait and see.”Priebus, who will leave his job as chairman of the Republican National Committee to join Trump’s White...