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    AP FACT CHECK: Pence on Clinton’s foreign policy
    Oct05

    AP FACT CHECK: Pence on Clinton’s foreign policy

    WASHINGTON — A claim from the vice-presidential debate between Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine, and how it stacks up with the facts: PENCE: She was the “architect of the Obama administration’s foreign policy.” He said the Middle East is “spinning out of control” and suggested that the ongoing crisis in...

    Top Moments From The Vice Presidential Debate Between Mike Pence And Tim Kaine
    Oct05

    Top Moments From The Vice Presidential Debate Between Mike Pence And Tim Kaine

    Who’s going to be tougher on Russia?As if sensitive to Trump’s repeated praising of Russian president Vladimir Putin, Pence talked tough on Russia’s “barbaric” acts in Syria. “The small and bullying the leader of Russia is now dictating terms to the United States to the point where all the United States of...

    Pence and Kaine collide on debate stage
    Oct05

    Pence and Kaine collide on debate stage

    FARMVILLE, Virginia — Mike Pence quickly set out Tuesday to wrench the camera off of his controversy-plagued running mate, Donald Trump, and train it on Hillary Clinton’s flaws and scandals. And Tim Kaine was determined to stop him.The vice presidential contenders shed their polite decorum quickly – beginning with Kaine’s fierce...

    Is it a Threat or Desperation?
    Oct05

    Is it a Threat or Desperation?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday threatened to walk away from a long-standing plutonium disposal agreement with the United States. He submitted a bill to the Russian Duma that would withdraw Russia from a treaty first signed in 2000, but expanded upon in 2006 and 2010.Putin justifed Russia’s withdrawing by pointing to “a core...

    Tyson Fury: British champ confesses to taking ‘lots of cocaine’
    Oct05

    Tyson Fury: British champ confesses to taking ‘lots of cocaine’

    Tyson Fury has confessed to using cocaine and drinking heavily to help him deal with depression in the last few months Britain’s world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has been drinking and using cocaine to help him deal with depression, he told Rolling Stone magazine in an interview released on Tuesday.”I’ve been out...

    US mulls ‘diplomatic and military’ options for Syria
    Oct05

    US mulls ‘diplomatic and military’ options for Syria

    US agencies are considering “diplomatic, military, intelligence and economic options” to deal with the crisis in Syria, an official said yesterday, while stressing the need for a “political resolution.” Top US security and foreign policy chiefs are to meet today to review their options to present to US President Barack Obama, after abandoning...

    Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about.”
    Oct04

    Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about.”

    BEIRUT// The halting of talks between the United States and Russia aimed at bringing a ceasefire to Syria comes amid a wider deterioration of US-Russian relations that will be difficult to overcome.As the two powers responsible for negotiating cessations in the violence in Syria, the impasse between Washington and Moscow means the prospects for...

    6 Moves Putin’s Russia Could Make in Its Old Stomping Ground
    Oct04

    6 Moves Putin’s Russia Could Make in Its Old Stomping Ground

    Russia’s invasion of eastern Ukraine and annexation of Crimea have left many wondering: Where next for Moscow? While no one can read Russian President Vladimir Putin’s mind, we can examine historical precedent to construct feasible scenarios for future Russian action. Here, we’ll review six such scenarios, each reflecting three...

    John Kerry’s rallying cry to Europe: It’s time for ‘pushback’
    Oct04

    John Kerry’s rallying cry to Europe: It’s time for ‘pushback’

    From a pitch to rescue an imperiled EU-U.S. trade pact, to an impassioned reaffirmation of NATO’s common defense doctrine, to a pep talk on how to combat nationalism and xenophobia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry extolled the merits of the Euro-Atlantic alliance Tuesday, declaring: “The need for our unity is as great as ever.” In a...

    The Kremlin’s Tactical Ambiguity
    Oct04

    The Kremlin’s Tactical Ambiguity

    Less then three month after the World Anti-Doping Agency’s experts concluded that the FSB and Russia’s Sports Ministry had set up and then tried to cover up a massive doping scheme for Russia’s athletes (which led to the removal of 111 Russian sportsmen from the Rio Olympics and the banning of the whole Paralympic national team...