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    Liberian Leader Receives Letter of Credence of New Ukrainian Ambassador
    Jul13

    Liberian Leader Receives Letter of Credence of New Ukrainian Ambassador

    Photo Credit: Mr. Ousman Diallo-EXECUTIVE MANSIONPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received the Letter of Credence of the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Ukraine to Liberia, His Excellency Ambassador Alexandre OVCHAROV. According to an Executive Mansion release, the Ambassador OVCHAROV presented his Letter of...

    Minnesota man, 98, wanted for Nazi war crimes in Poland but son decries ‘charade’
    Jul13

    Minnesota man, 98, wanted for Nazi war crimes in Poland but son decries ‘charade’

    Michael Karkoc is sought by Polish authorities over the massacre of 44 civilians in 1944, but his son Andriy tells the Guardian his father is entirely innocentAs the history of Nazi hunting approaches its inevitable end, it could seem anticlimactic that one of its final chapters concerns a 98-year-old resident of an assisted living facility in a...

    WATCH: Al Franken Uses FBI Hearing to Destroy Conservatives’ Latest Defense of Trump Jr.
    Jul13

    WATCH: Al Franken Uses FBI Hearing to Destroy Conservatives’ Latest Defense of Trump Jr.

    Franken does not have time for false equivalencies. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) broke down the differences between accusations that Hillary Clinton received campaign assistance from Ukraine and allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.The Minnesota Democrat compared the two cases Wednesday afternoon, during the confirmation hearing for...

    Ukrainian arms inspectors to conduct observation flight over Lithuania  – The Baltic Times
    Jul13

    Ukrainian arms inspectors to conduct observation flight over Lithuania – The Baltic Times

    VILNIUS – Ukrainian arms control inspectors will carry out an observation flight over Lithuania on Wednesday and Thursday, the Defense Ministry …… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Sen. John McCain is not a fan of Trump’s Pentagon nominees
    Jul13

    Sen. John McCain is not a fan of Trump’s Pentagon nominees

    Donald Trump recently said there are certain jobs he only trusts wealthy executives to perform, but Republican Senator John McCain would prefer they not be military positions. “I said I did not want people from the top five corporations [for Pentagon positions],” McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters Tuesday,...

    U.S. Anti-Boycott Laws Could Come into Play in Qatar Crisis
    Jul13

    U.S. Anti-Boycott Laws Could Come into Play in Qatar Crisis

    WASHINGTON – As the Persian Gulf crisis drags into a second month, a four-country boycott of Qatar is raising questions about whether U.S. businesses that follow suit could unwittingly run afoul of U.S. anti-boycott laws. Under obscure tax and export provisions designed decades ago to protect Israel, U.S. companies can be punished if they accept...

    Why are so many from this Russian republic fighting for ISIS?
    Jul13

    Why are so many from this Russian republic fighting for ISIS?

    Find all of the stories in our series, Inside Putin’s Russia JUDY WOODRUFF: Now we continue our series Inside Putin’s Russia, and travel to the country’s southernmost border. The Republic of Dagestan is in the North Caucasus, near the Caspian Sea. Over the past two decades, a brutal separatist insurgency has fought the Russian...

    Exclusive: Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea – Reuters witnesses
    Jul13

    Exclusive: Russia appears to deliver more turbines to Crimea – Reuters witnesses

    FEODOSIA, Crimea (Reuters) – Two more gas turbines appear to have been delivered to Russian-controlled Crimea, according to two Reuters reporters who saw the equipment at the port of Feodosia, potentially deepening a row over sanctions compliance in which Germany’s Siemens has become embroiled. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Hopes to Launch Membership Action Plan Talks With NATO Soon – Ambassador
    Jul13

    Ukraine Hopes to Launch Membership Action Plan Talks With NATO Soon – Ambassador

    KIEV (Sputnik) — “[Ukraine] proposed NATO to consider an opportunity to start a political dialogue that should result in accession of Ukraine to NATO Membership Action Plan. We need this dialogue to ensure that the Alliance wouldn’t decline our request,” Prystaiko stated. On Monday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that he...

    Vox Sentences: Trump’s pick for the FBI doesn’t agree with him about Russia
    Jul13

    Vox Sentences: Trump’s pick for the FBI doesn’t agree with him about Russia

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Brazil’s ex-president is sentenced on corruption charges; Trump’s FBI nominee...