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    The Rio Olympics: A Crib Sheet
    Aug10

    The Rio Olympics: A Crib Sheet

    The most decorated athlete in Olympics history took home his 20th gold medal on Tuesday night. For America’s Michael Phelps, this isn’t just the latest victory in an extraordinary run, it’s also sweet, sweet payback for his silver-medal finish to South Africa’s Chad le Clos at the 2012 Games, and a possibly definitive...

    Putin accuses Ukraine of choosing terror over peace
    Aug10

    Putin accuses Ukraine of choosing terror over peace

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Olympic highlights from Day 4: ‘Final Five’ tumbles to gold, U.S. dominates in Rio pool
    Aug10

    Olympic highlights from Day 4: ‘Final Five’ tumbles to gold, U.S. dominates in Rio pool

    After her teammates Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez performed exceptionally on the floor, American gymnast Simone Biles only needed better than 7.591 for her routine to secure the Olympic gold medal for the U.S. on Tuesday. It wasn’t even close. Ladies and Gentlemen, the 4’8” giant, @Simone_Biles​. https://t.co/8UlQsUiW6F...

    Putin accuses Ukraine of choosing terror over peace
    Aug10

    Putin accuses Ukraine of choosing terror over peace

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of choosing terror over peace on Wednesday and of playing a dangerous game after Russia’s FSB security service said it had thwarted a series of armed Ukrainian raids on annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The...

    Russian Intelligence says two Russians killed in foiled terrorist attacks in Crimea
    Aug10

    Russian Intelligence says two Russians killed in foiled terrorist attacks in Crimea

    The FSB said in a statement that its officer was killed late on Saturday outside the town of Armyansk within miles of the de-facto border between Crimea and Ukraine when FSB officers engaged …read more Source: The Indian...

    Q&A: Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Donald Trump
    Aug10

    Q&A: Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Donald Trump

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen was NATO’s secretary general for five years until October 1, 2014. During his term, Europe dealt with Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the outbreak of a regional war in eastern Ukraine. In an interview with POLITICO, the former Danish prime minister voiced concerns about U.S. commitment to its role as global...

    21 Gold Phelps still rules the pool
    Aug10

    21 Gold Phelps still rules the pool

    RIO DE JANEIRO: In an unforgettable display of Olympic power, Michael Phelps won two more finals to take his historic all-time record load to 21 golds and cement his legendary status, reports BSS. His majestic display came on a day that Hungary’s ‘Iron Lady’ Katinka Hosszu took her third gold of the week while American gymnast Simone...

    Former NATO chief: Donald Trump is a global risk
    Aug10

    Former NATO chief: Donald Trump is a global risk

    PARIS — Donald Trump’s “America First” doctrine would weaken the United States and empower autocrats around the world, said former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Trump, whom a group of 50 national security advisers have said would be a liability for U.S. security, has piled criticism on his country’s NATO partners in Europe,...

    Russia says Ukraine incursion into Crimea thwarted
    Aug10

    Russia says Ukraine incursion into Crimea thwarted

    Russia’s Federal Security Service said Wednesday it has thwarted an incursion by Ukraine’s military into Crimea, saying two Russians were killed in the incident. …read more Source: Iran...

    Two Russians killed in reported foiled attacks in Crimea
    Aug10

    Two Russians killed in reported foiled attacks in Crimea

    MOSCOW – The Russian intelligence agency FSB said on Wednesday that one of its employees and a soldier were killed in separate incidents in Crimea described as foiled terrorist attacks. The FSB said in a statement that its officer was killed late on Saturday outside the town of Armyansk within miles of the de-facto border between Crimea and...