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    Barack Obama sets up council to aid smooth transition for next govt
    May07

    Barack Obama sets up council to aid smooth transition for next govt

    The White House Transition Coordinating Council would provide guidance to executive departments and agencies and the Federal Transition Coordinator regarding preparations for the Presidential transition, including succession planning and preparation of briefing materials. (Source: AP) US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order...

    IMF Sees ‘Very Encouraging’ Signs From Ukraine’s New Government
    May07

    IMF Sees ‘Very Encouraging’ Signs From Ukraine’s New Government

    Early signs coming from Ukraine’s new government are “very encouraging,” a top International Monetary Fund official said on May 6. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Japan agree to improve ties
    May07

    Russia, Japan agree to improve ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday vowed to shore up bilateral ties in all directions after their relations have been at a low point since the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-05/07/c_135340351.htm target=_blank title="Russia,...

    With the Peshmerga on the Front Lines Against ISIS
    May07

    With the Peshmerga on the Front Lines Against ISIS

    GWER, Iraq—First you notice the sound of jet engines. The sky is overcast, so you can’t see the coalition warplanes. But you can hear them. And you know what the snarl of jet noise and the occasional thud of an airstrike symbolizes for the Islamic State fighters about a mile away. With a Kalashnikov slung over his shoulder and a curved...

    Liverpool-Sevilla Europa final set
    May07

    Liverpool-Sevilla Europa final set

    LIVERPOOL — Liverpool romped into the Europa League final with a 3-0 win over Villarreal on another magical night at Anfield to tee up a showpiece clash with holder Sevilla which swatted away visitor Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 Thursday. Five-time European champion Liverpool reached a 12th continental final thanks to an own goal from Bruno Soriano and...

    German Paper Publishes ‘Manifesto’ From Panama Leak Source
    May06

    German Paper Publishes ‘Manifesto’ From Panama Leak Source

    BERLIN— A German newspaper that obtained leaked files from a Panamanian law firm detailing offshore financial dealings published Friday what it said is a manifesto from its anonymous source, who described having been moved to act by “the scale of the injustices” the documents show. The daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung was offered the leaked data over a...

    ‘Wide Array of Serious Crimes:’ German Newspaper Publishes ‘Manifesto’ of Anonymous Panama Papers Source
    May06

    ‘Wide Array of Serious Crimes:’ German Newspaper Publishes ‘Manifesto’ of Anonymous Panama Papers Source

    BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper that obtained leaked files from a Panamanian law firm detailing offshore financial dealings published Friday what it said is a manifesto from its anonymous source, who described having been moved to act by “the scale of the injustices” the documents show. The daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung was offered the leaked data...

    German paper publishes ‘manifesto’ from Panama leak source
    May06

    German paper publishes ‘manifesto’ from Panama leak source

    BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper that obtained leaked files from a Panamanian law firm detailing offshore financial dealings published Friday what it said is a manifesto from its anonymous source, who described having been moved to act by “the scale of the injustices” the documents show. The daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung was offered the leaked data...

    Russia-Japan Leaders Meet as Tensions Loom
    May06

    Russia-Japan Leaders Meet as Tensions Loom

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in Russia Friday hoping to ease strained relations between Tokyo and Moscow before President Vladmir Putin heads to China for a bilateral summit next month. At the top of the agenda was a long-running dispute over the group of islands Russia calls the southern Kurils and Japan calls the Northern Territories....

    Why George Washington would have agreed with Donald Trump
    May06

    Why George Washington would have agreed with Donald Trump

    For all the lamentation about the level of rhetoric in this Trumped-up election year, the race between Donald Trump and all-but-certain Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is already shaping up to be a debate over America’s global role of the kind we haven’t had for decades, perhaps since the last “America First” movement of the late...