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    Russia Detains Ukrainian Man With Ties To Crimea Blockade Activists
    Feb18

    Russia Detains Ukrainian Man With Ties To Crimea Blockade Activists

    Russian authorities say they have detained a Ukrainian member of a Crimean-Tatar activist group that has led a blockade of the annexed peninsula. The Federal Security Service (FSB), Russias main sec …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Warns Against ‘Appeasing’ Russia
    Feb18

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Warns Against ‘Appeasing’ Russia

    MUNICH, Germany — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged Western nations to reject calls for the appeasement of Russia. In impassioned remarks during a panel discussion at the Munich Secur …read more Source: Big News...

    Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old
    Feb18

    Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

    FILE – In this July 3, 2008, file photo, New Mexico Tech professor Penny Boston crawls through the Mud Turtle Passage on the way to the Snowy River formation during an expedition in Fort Stanton Cave, N.M. Boston, who discovered extreme life in New Mexico caves in 2008, presented new findings on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 of microbes trapped in...

    Allies claim US backing for political solution in Syria
    Feb18

    Allies claim US backing for political solution in Syria

    BONN: US allies said they had won assurances on Friday from new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Washington backed a political solution to the Syria conflict, ahead of UN-led peace talks. Tillerson used a G20 gathering in Germany to hold a series of meetings with his global peers, reviewing crises from North Korea to Ukraine at a time of...

    Trump’s team in disarray, US Senator McCain tells Europe
    Feb18

    Trump’s team in disarray, US Senator McCain tells Europe

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that US officials visiting Germany have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying on Friday that the administration of President Donald Trump was in disarray.McCain, a known Trump critic, told the Munich Security Conference that the resignation...

    Trump’s Team in Disarray, U.S. Senator McCain tells Europe
    Feb18

    Trump’s Team in Disarray, U.S. Senator McCain tells Europe

    MUNICH – Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying on Friday that the administration of President Donald Trump was in “disarray”. McCain, a known Trump critic, told the Munich Security Conference that the resignation...

    The Atlantic Daily: The Memo and the Media
    Feb18

    The Atlantic Daily: The Memo and the Media

    What We’re FollowingThe Fourth Estate: One of today’s biggest stories was the AP report—based on a leaked draft memo—that the Trump administration was considering deploying the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants.The memo was real, but the White House denied it, and the saga that unfolded illustrated how the...

    Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old
    Feb18

    Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

    By SETH BORENSTEIN BOSTON (AP) — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in caves in Naica, Mexico, and were able to exist by living on minerals such as iron and...

    Why Russian Military Aggression Has Backfired on Moscow
    Feb18

    Why Russian Military Aggression Has Backfired on Moscow

    KYIV, Ukraine—The Kremlin’s strategy of military aggression in Ukraine and Eastern Europe has backfired, spurring former Soviet and Warsaw Pact countries to become a de facto anti-Moscow military bloc, while NATO rearms and reinforces its eastern flank. Altogether, Eastern Europe has become the most rapidly militarizing region on earth,...

    Weekend Roundup: Europe May Break The Brexit-Trump Momentum This Year
    Feb18

    Weekend Roundup: Europe May Break The Brexit-Trump Momentum This Year

    After Brexit and the victory of U.S. President Donald Trump, the widespread expectation is that continental Europe will follow suit and bring populists into power in upcoming elections there this year.Yet one repercussion of the early days of the Trump presidency is that Europeans can now see clearly the kind of ugly incivility, volatility and...