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    Are you ready for the World Cup of shame?
    Mar21

    Are you ready for the World Cup of shame?

    NEW YORK — There is a reason why autocrats aggressively seek to host mega sporting events. They offer publicity and a veneer of respectability — two things Russia is desperately in the market for. In less than a hundred days, Russia will host the FIFA World Cup, the most watched sporting event in the world. But as thousands of supporters descend...

    Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards
    Mar21

    Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards

    MOSCOW: US President Donald Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin Tuesday on his re-election, as the leaders raised the prospect of a summit in the near future — while sidestepping both the issue of election meddling and a spy attack that has rocked Moscow’s relations with the West. Trump told reporters at the White House he had spoken with...

    Trump congratulated Putin after advisers wrote “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” in all caps on his briefing materials
    Mar21

    Trump congratulated Putin after advisers wrote “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” in all caps on his briefing materials

    President Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on winning the Russian election, despite national security advisers writing “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” in all caps on the briefing materials, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Trump not only ignored these instructions, the paper reports, but also ignored advice to bring up the nerve...

    Putin, Trump want better ties, planning summit
    Mar21

    Putin, Trump want better ties, planning summit

    MOSCOW: US President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed holding a possible summit as the American leader congratulated the Russian President on his re-election. “I had a call with President Putin and congratulated him on his electoral victory,” Trump said, two days after Putin’s re-election. “The call had...

    Zuckerberg Asked to Testify in UK; Data Firm’s CEO Suspended
    Mar21

    Zuckerberg Asked to Testify in UK; Data Firm’s CEO Suspended

    A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions as authorities stepped up efforts to determine if the personal data of social-media users has been used improperly to influence elections. The request comes amid allegations that a data-mining firm based in the U.K. used information from more...

    We Now Know How Russia’s New Avangard Hypersonic Boost-Glide Weapon Will Launch
    Mar21

    We Now Know How Russia’s New Avangard Hypersonic Boost-Glide Weapon Will Launch

    Dave Majumdar Security, Everything we know so far. Russia will apparently use surplus UR-100UTTKh (NATO: SS-19 Stiletto) and the RS-28 Sarmat liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) as the launch vehicle for its Avangard hypersonic boost-glide weapon. The new weapons will initially be deployed onboard UR-100UTTKn missiles that...

    US-Russia Tensions Not Felt in Space
    Mar21

    US-Russia Tensions Not Felt in Space

    Despite tensions, sanctions and recriminations between the United States and Russia, two American astronauts will join a Russian cosmonaut blasting off Wednesday from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station. Even when things get nasty between the two countries, experts say the space program rarely suffers. The United States has depended...

    Two separate inquiries will be held into the Tathra bushfire
    Mar21

    Two separate inquiries will be held into the Tathra bushfire

    United States: President Donald Trump has congratulated Vladimir Putin on his re-election, a week after the US took a harder stance towards Russia, and said they would likely meet soon to discuss the arms race and crises in Ukraine,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Trump was warned not to congratulate Putin. He congratulated Putin.
    Mar21

    Trump was warned not to congratulate Putin. He congratulated Putin.

    By Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura and Josh Dawsey | Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump did not follow specific warnings from his national security advisers when he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday on his reelection, including a section in his briefing materials in all-capital letters stating “DO NOT...

    Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards
    Mar21

    Trump congratulates Putin, summit on cards

    Russian President Vladimir Putin enters a hall to meet with candidates who participated in the last presidential election, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia March 19, 2018. (Reuters pic) MOSCOW: US President Donald Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin Tuesday on his re-election, as the leaders raised the prospect of a summit in the near future —...