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    Countries that have already had female leaders before US
    Nov07

    Countries that have already had female leaders before US

    Hillary Clinton is one step closer to becoming the first woman to lead the United States. But there are 59 other countries that beat America to that milestone. Hillary Clinton made history this spring, as the first female presidential candidate of a major U.S. political party. While this is a historic moment for the US, more than 70 countries...

    Blow for Bulgarian PM in presidential poll
    Nov07

    Blow for Bulgarian PM in presidential poll

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov suffered an embarrassing setback in the first round of presidential elections Sunday, with projections suggesting his nominee was beaten by a left-leaning opposition candidate. Tsetska Tsacheva won 22.3 percent of the vote behind Rumen Radev on 24.9 percent, the candidate of the opposition Socialists seen as...

    Russia’s boom (farming) economy
    Nov07

    Russia’s boom (farming) economy

    The Kremlin claims it has won the sanctions war with the West — and points to the good news coming out of its agriculture sector. It is half right. When the West slapped sanctions on Russia in 2014 and Moscow retaliated with a trade embargo, the consensus was that Moscow was shooting itself in the foot by banning fresh produce from the EU. A...

    Did this Tsarist Officer Invent Russia’s Lethal Hybrid Warfare Strategy?
    Nov07

    Did this Tsarist Officer Invent Russia’s Lethal Hybrid Warfare Strategy?

    Michael Peck Security, Eurasia Russia’s government of former Soviet officials may have learned that strategy from an ex-Tsarist officer who hated Communism and fought for Hitler. Western nations have been flummoxed by “hybrid warfare,” that mix of conventional and unconventional operations that Russia has used to deadly effect in Ukraine....

    Tennis: Kvitova beats Svitolina to take Elite Trophy title
    Nov07

    Tennis: Kvitova beats Svitolina to take Elite Trophy title

    BEIJING (AFP) – Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in straight sets to take the title at the $2.2-million WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai on Sunday.Number three seed Kvitova dispatched the fourth seed 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and ten minutes, a month after she marked a return to form by...

    Taxpayer Groups Call on UN’s Anti-Tobacco Convention to Allow Media Coverage
    Nov07

    Taxpayer Groups Call on UN’s Anti-Tobacco Convention to Allow Media Coverage

    Taxpayer advocacy groups around the globe are calling on the World Health Organization to open this week’s anti-tobacco convention in New Delhi, India, to the news media. Since the proceedings could not take place without taxpayer funding, journalists should not be prohibited from covering public policy deliberations that could have...

    Election 2016 And The Growing Global Nuclear Threat
    Nov06

    Election 2016 And The Growing Global Nuclear Threat

    Playing a Game of Chicken with Nuclear StrategyCross-posted with TomDispatch.comOnce upon a time, when choosing a new president, a factor for many voters was the perennial question: “Whose finger do you want on the nuclear button?” Of all the responsibilities of America’s top executive, none may be more momentous than deciding whether, and...

    What Vladimir Putin Wants From America’s Elections
    Nov06

    What Vladimir Putin Wants From America’s Elections

    From summer’s hack of Democratic National Committee emails to warnings about the possibility of Russian-backed cyberattacks on U.S. voting systems, Russia has taken on an outsized role in the American presidential election. But what does Russian President Vladimir Putin really want, and what should America do about it? Peter Pomerantsev and...

    The Latest: Trump aide claims Clinton planted protestor
    Nov06

    The Latest: Trump aide claims Clinton planted protestor

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times EST): 10:20 a.m. Donald Trump’s campaign manager is saying without evidence that a Trump protester involved in a disturbance at a rally in Reno, Nevada, was “a Democratic plant or operative.” Trump was speaking to supporters when chaos broke out in the crowd, and...

    Trump’s trailblazers: Billionaires who turned to politics
    Nov06

    Trump’s trailblazers: Billionaires who turned to politics

    Americans have elected presidents with business experience before — among them, George W. Bush, who ran an oil company, and Herbert Hoover, a mining executive. Trump would be the first American president to never have held elected office, or other high-level government or military post. The real estate magnate has long promoted his business...