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    Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes
    Aug03

    Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

    LONDON (AFP): Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as...

    Wladimir Klitschko retires: How he finally won respect
    Aug03

    Wladimir Klitschko retires: How he finally won respect

    Description Wladimir Klitschko in training ahead of his fight with Anthony Joshua Credits Dan Mullan/Getty Images Alt Text Wladimir Klitschko The Ukrainian’s epic fight against Anthony Joshua earned him the plaudits he always deserved Reaction …read more Source: The...

    President Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions bill
    Aug03

    President Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON — Dealt a striking congressional rebuke, Donald Trump grudgingly signed what he called a “seriously flawed” package of sanctions against Russia, bowing for the moment to resistance from both parties to his push for warmer ties with Moscow. Trump signed the most significant piece of legislation of his presidency Wednesday with no public...

    America may offer Ukraine weapons to repel Russia
    Aug03

    America may offer Ukraine weapons to repel Russia

    WHEN Russian members of parliament uncorked champagne to celebrate the electoral victory of Donald Trump, they hoped that America would stop meddling in the former Soviet backyard and ease sanctions imposed in response to its war in Ukraine. But as some Russians are now saying, it was too early to drink it. On August 2nd Mr Trump reluctantly...

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’
    Aug03

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow.After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness,...

    Donald Trump: US President signs Russia sanctions into law
    Aug03

    Donald Trump: US President signs Russia sanctions into law

    Trump signed the legislation behind closed doors, after failed White House efforts to scupper or water down the bill. US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril.Trump signed the legislation behind closed...

    The deflated balloon of a strong Trump presidency
    Aug03

    The deflated balloon of a strong Trump presidency

    After Obama’s weak reaction to the Russian interference in the Syrian civil war, the Russian annexation of Crimea, the world started wondering about an American leadership on the back foot. The more hawkish of commentators even saw this as the beginning of the end of the American Empire or at least a president unwilling to further it. Obama...

    Trump’s next military scapegoat: Foreign-born service members targeted by Pentagon

    (Credit: Getty/John Moore) The White House is currently celebrating “American Dream Week,” part of a gimmicky branding scheme meant to highlight President Donald Trump’s achievements. So far during this celebration Trump has unveiled his new immigration plan, saying he wants immigrants “who speak English,” and now the Civil Rights Division...

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev
    Aug03

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said new sanctions imposed by the US are tantamount to declaring a “full-scale trade war” against Moscow., He said the measures, signed by Donald Trump, demonstrated the complete impotence of the US president, who he said had been humiliated by Congress. The law aims to punish Russia for its...

    Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions
    Aug03

    Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions

    President Donald Trump has signed into a law a bill which imposes new sanctions on Russia for their alleged meddling in the 2016 election., The bill, which was signed in private at the White House, also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea. Mr Trump accused Congress of overreach on the legislation, which “handcuffs” him from...