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    Two Bulgarians Detained on a Merchant Ship in Spain with 18 Tonnes of Hashish
    Aug11

    Two Bulgarians Detained on a Merchant Ship in Spain with 18 Tonnes of Hashish

    Spanish police seized 18 tons of hashish on a merchant ship traveling under the Comoros flag, bTV reported. Among the 13- memeber crew are arrested also two Bulgarian citizens. The rest of them are Ukrainians. The ship was captured about 60 km from the province of Almeria in the Autonomous Province of Andalusia. The operation began a week ago...

    U.S. Considering Lethal Defensive Arms to Ukraine
    Aug11

    U.S. Considering Lethal Defensive Arms to Ukraine

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering arming Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons that Kyiv could use against Russia-backed separatists. Opponents argue arming Ukraine risks escalating the conflict while supporters say better weapons would act as a deterrence to Russian aggression and give a psychological and...

    Top cardinal aims to set up Pope visit to Russia
    Aug11

    Top cardinal aims to set up Pope visit to Russia

    ROME: A top cardinal due to meet President Vladimir Putin in Moscow this month says he will be hoping to do groundwork for Pope Francis to make a historic visit to Russia. Pietro Parolin, the number two in the Vatican hierarchy and its de facto foreign minister, is due in Russia from Aug 20 to 24. He is scheduled to meet both Putin and the head...

    Arctic Fjords Help Russia Combat Fish Shortage Problems
    Aug11

    Arctic Fjords Help Russia Combat Fish Shortage Problems

    Arctic fjords that hid Soviet nuclear-powered submarines during the Cold War are now being used as a weapon in the sanctions war with Europe – to rear fish that Russia can no longer import. Three years ago, Russia banned food imports from the West in response to a series of Western sanctions that aimed to punish Moscow for its role in the...

    Why the Pope ❤ Putin
    Aug11

    Why the Pope ❤ Putin

    An increasingly belligerent Vladimir Putin is finding a new friend in a man of peace: Pope Francis. The Vatican’s secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, is scheduled to fly to Moscow on August 20 to meet the Russian president and Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. The four-day visit — the...

    Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff
    Aug11

    Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff

    BEDMINSTER: President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the US embassy in Moscow to slash its staff — boasting that this would cut payroll costs. Last month, the Kremlin demanded that Washington reduce its diplomatic footprint in Russia by 755 employees — both US diplomats and local staff — and close...

    Bouchard bows out of Rogers Cup with doubles loss, partner Pliskova advances in singles
    Aug11

    Bouchard bows out of Rogers Cup with doubles loss, partner Pliskova advances in singles

    TORONTO — The old-school Eugenie Bouchard returned to the court Thursday at the Rogers Cup. Her smile was back and there was spring in her step. She looked like the player who enjoyed a breakout season in 2014. The only thing missing was a victory. Bouchard, who has been unable to shake a long singles slump, teamed with Karolina Pliskova for a...

    7 quotes about nukes, North Korea, and LSD from President Trump’s press event
    Aug11

    7 quotes about nukes, North Korea, and LSD from President Trump’s press event

    President Donald Trump, on vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey, openly mused to reporters about a wide range of topics on Thursday — threatening North Korea with “the likes of which nobody’s seen before” while criticizing the timing of the FBI raid on Paul Manafort’s home and saying he wanted to “de-nuke the world.” He also expressed...

    Manafort Shakes Up Legal Team Amid New Reports On Federal Investigation
    Aug11

    Manafort Shakes Up Legal Team Amid New Reports On Federal Investigation

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chair Paul Manafort on Thursday switched up his legal team amid several new reports on the federal investigation into his personal finances. “Mr. Manafort is in the process of retaining his former counsel, Miller & Chevalier, to represent him in the office of special counsel investigation,”...

    CNN: Manafort’s Son-In-Law Gave Info, Documents To DOJ Investigators
    Aug11

    CNN: Manafort’s Son-In-Law Gave Info, Documents To DOJ Investigators

    Paul Manafort’s son-in-law Jeffrey Yohai, who has partnered with Manafort on real estate deals, met with Justice Department investigators more than two months ago, CNN reported late Thursday. CNN reported, citing two unnamed sources familiar with the matter, that Yohai met with federal investigators recently. According to one of the sources...