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    Roger Ailes, RIP
    May19

    Roger Ailes, RIP

    “Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a cable powerhouse before leaving the company last year, died Thursday morning at the age of 77,” Fox News reported yesterday. “The Ohio-born television pioneer was a confidante of presidents and an acknowledged master of communications. He founded Fox News in 1996 and built it into the nation’s...

    Russia Registers Spike in Drug-Trafficking via Central Asia, Trans-Caucasus

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia has recently registered an increase in drug-trafficking through Central Asian and Trans-Caucasus states, as well as the rise of contraband from China, Europe and Ukraine, Secretary of Russia’s Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said. “We are registering the active use of Internet and electronic payments by the...

    UK Newspaper Ranks Jamaican Mary Seacole Autobiography in Best 100 Nonfiction Books
    May19

    UK Newspaper Ranks Jamaican Mary Seacole Autobiography in Best 100 Nonfiction Books

    The United Kingdom’s Guardian newspaper has ranked the autobiography of Jamaican Mary Seacole as Number 62 on its list of the top 100 nonfiction books in history. The autobiography, entitled “The Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands,” was published in 1857 Seacole is sometimes known as “the black Florence Nightingale” for her...

    Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: sources
    May19

    Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: sources

    President Donald Trump (L-R), joined by Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, senior advisor Steve Bannon, Communications Director Sean Spicer and the then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, speaks by phone with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON: Michael Flynn...

    Chinese firm signs deal to upgrade Ukraine’s Black Sea port
    May19

    Chinese firm signs deal to upgrade Ukraine’s Black Sea port

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) signed a deal with the Ukrainian government here on Thursday to upgrade the Black Sea port of Yuzhny in Ukraine’s southern Odessa region. …read more Source: English China News...

    How many investigations are going on?
    May19

    How many investigations are going on?

    James Comey, second from right, was fired as FBI director by Donald Trump, but his former colleagues continue to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Fingers can hardly count the inquiries underway toward the Trump administration. At least eight government bodies are investigating the president and...

    Fact: America’s Military Might Peaked in the 1990s (And Its Not Coming Back)
    May19

    Fact: America’s Military Might Peaked in the 1990s (And Its Not Coming Back)

    Robert Farley Security, And the reasons are simple. A wise man once pointed out that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view. Relative to the 1970s and 1980s, the United States is almost incomparably powerful and secure, enjoying presumptive military advantage over any opponent or plausible coalition of opponents....

    Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: sources
    May19

    Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: sources

    President Donald Trump (L-R), joined by Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, senior advisor Steve Bannon, Communications Director Sean Spicer and the then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, speaks by phone with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON: Michael Flynn...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian-owned social media sites, saying it’s a matter of national security
    May19

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian-owned social media sites, saying it’s a matter of national security

    Ukraine’s new blocking of popular, Russian-owned social media sites has been met with opposition by human rights groups who consider the move to restrict access to information more in line with authoritarianism than democracy. Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, compared the… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured  in Turkey road accident
    May19

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured in Turkey road accident

    ISTANBUL: Turkish officials say 16 Ukrainian tourists have been injured in a traffic accident in western Turkey. The Mugla governor’s office said in a statement that the bus was travelling on Thursday from popular tourist destination of Bodrum to Denizli province when it skidded on a rainy road and tipped over. The group’s Turkish...