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    A Republican Squish’s Case Against Trump
    Aug16

    A Republican Squish’s Case Against Trump

    David Shulman is the latest in the media’s conga line of faceless Republicans and Colin Powell wannabes eager to stick it to GOP primary voters for daring to support the great unwashed vulgarian Donald Trump. Senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, a self-described “major U.S. economic forecasting group” that is run out of that...

    First American Olympian to compete in hijab wins bronze medal
    Aug16

    First American Olympian to compete in hijab wins bronze medal

    Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad came to the Rio Games determined to show the world that Muslim-American women could compete in elite sports. And the 30-year-old from New Jersey, the first US Olympian to wear ahijab during competition, came away with a bronze medal on Saturday in the women’s team saber event. The four-woman US team — which also...

    Rio 2016: Watch Cuban wrestler Mijain Lopez’s crazy celebration after winning gold
    Aug16

    Rio 2016: Watch Cuban wrestler Mijain Lopez’s crazy celebration after winning gold

    Greco-Roman wrestling took on some Cuban flair on Monday, as Mijain Lopez won his third consecutive Olympic gold, equalling the record set by Russia’s legendary grappler Aleksandr Karelin. Lopez celebrated by doing a salsa-infused, hip-shimmy dance in the middle of the mat, sending the strong Cuban fan base and an arena full of Brazilians...

    Trump adviser surfaces in Ukraine probe, says report
    Aug16

    Trump adviser surfaces in Ukraine probe, says report

    Paul Manafort, who advised pro-Russian former president Viktor Yanukovych’s party, allegedly had $12.7m in cash payments earmarked for him …read more Source: Business...

    Trump vows ‘Cold War’ terror fight, immigrant controls
    Aug16

    Trump vows ‘Cold War’ terror fight, immigrant controls

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Donald Trump on Monday laid out a US blueprint for defeating global terrorism in partnership with NATO and Middle East allies, demanding extreme restrictions on immigration and likening the fight to the Cold War.The Republican nominee, who is tanking in the polls following weeks of self-inflicted disasters, made his pitch...

    Violence flares in Ukraine flashpoint after Crimea claims
    Aug16

    Violence flares in Ukraine flashpoint after Crimea claims

    Ukrainian paratrooper Boroda says pro-Russian rebels have recently ramped up their shelling of one key village — a move he links to Moscow’s claim of a Kiev plot against annexed Crimea. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Trump’s new normal
    Aug16

    Trump’s new normal

    Donald Trump again blamed U.S. President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for the rise of ISIS. He questioned his opponent’s “physical stamina” to eradicate the terrorist group. And he again interspersed what his campaign hyped as a major foreign policy speech — his third to date — with falsehoods and half-truths, promising an end to nation...

    World Briefs: Diplomat tries to ease border tension
    Aug16

    World Briefs: Diplomat tries to ease border tension

    MOSCOW — Germany’s foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, urged Moscow on Monday to reduce tensions with Ukraine after what Russian officials said was a border skirmish with Ukrainian forces in which two Russian soldiers died. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Clinton team questions Trump’s aides Russian ties
    Aug16

    Clinton team questions Trump’s aides Russian ties

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning Donald Trump’s top political aide’s ties to a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine, claiming it is evidence of the Republican nominee’s cozy relationship with Russia. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Clinton’s Syria War Plans
    Aug16

    Clinton’s Syria War Plans

    In a seemingly full-throated promise to voters in Scranton, Pa. on Monday, Hillary Clinton said adding “American ground troops” in the war against ISIS in Syria “is off the table.” But every message coming from her surrogates in the media and in the Washington defense establishment has been that she will “lean in” harder in Syria, and whether you...