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    Tihomir Trifonov places fourth in Diamond League event
    Jul02

    Tihomir Trifonov places fourth in Diamond League event

    In his debut in a start of the Diamond League, Tihomir Ivanov finished fourth in the high jump event in Paris with a result of 228 cm. Ivanov jumped 228 in his first try but then failed three times at 230. Winner became Mutaz Barshim with 235 cm, followed by the Ukrainian Bogdan Bondarenko with a result of 232 cm and Syrian Majededdin Ghazal also...

    Jake Tapper criticizes Trump for controversial tweets — then it backfires big time
    Jul02

    Jake Tapper criticizes Trump for controversial tweets — then it backfires big time

    Popular CNN anchor Jake Tapper took to his Twitter account Saturday to criticize President Donald Trump and his habit of using Twitter to air out his grievances with the media. In a series of four tweets, Tapper rebuked Trump for continually using his Twitter account as a platform for “attacking journalists” instead of discussing policy issues...

    Ukraine: Russian security services were behind cyberattack
    Jul02

    Ukraine: Russian security services were behind cyberattack

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine accused the Russian security services Saturday of planning and launching a massive cyberattack that locked up computers across the world.The Ukrainian security agency, known as the SBU, alleged in a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Donald Trump gets lift from media wounds
    Jul02

    Donald Trump gets lift from media wounds

    The scandal that has yet to find a name sailed into the doldrums early this week. The lack of new news about Russia interference in the election and the financial gymnastics of Trump’s advisers was remarkable after weeks of subpoenas, contentious firings, damaging congressional hearings and various Washington Post and New York Times...

    Money in Swiss banks: India slips to 88th place; UK on top
    Jul02

    Money in Swiss banks: India slips to 88th place; UK on top

    India has slipped to 88th place in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss banks, while the UK remains on the top. Also, the money officially held by Indians with banks in Switzerland now accounts for a meagre 0.04 per cent of the total funds kept by all foreign clients in the Swiss banking system, as per an analysis of the latest...

    Russia Suspends Payments To Council Of Europe
    Jul02

    Russia Suspends Payments To Council Of Europe

    Russia’s descent into total isolation took a major step this week with the announcement by foreign minister Sergei Lavrov that the Kremlin would suspend its payments to the Council of Europe (CoE). In a phone call to CoE Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland, warned that the payments would not resume until the “unconditional total...

    Overnight Shelling In Mariyinka, Eastern Ukraine
    Jul02

    Overnight Shelling In Mariyinka, Eastern Ukraine

    RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service published this video from the frontline town of Mariyinka, where heavy shelling overnight on June 30-July 1 damaged a number of residents’ homes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tennis: Federer poised for record Wimbledon triumph
    Jul02

    Tennis: Federer poised for record Wimbledon triumph

    LONDON (AFP) – Twelve months after shutting down his season in the wake of a devastating semi-final defeat, Roger Federer returns to Wimbledon as favourite to capture a record-breaking eighth title and become the tournament’s oldest champion.The evergreen Swiss, who turns 36 in August, has stunned the critics who wrote him off as...

    Ukraine’s Downward Spiral
    Jul02

    Ukraine’s Downward Spiral

    By Kenneth CourtisA report from Kiev on corruption and hopelessness.Kiev had an eventful week. On Wednesday, a global cyber attack, launched from Ukraine, spread like wildfire globally. While all of this was happening the head of the Kiev regime’s counter-intelligence was blown to pieces as his car passed through an intersection in the...

    Lugansk Claims Kiev Troops Breached Ceasefire 3 Times Over the Past 24 Hours
    Jul02

    Lugansk Claims Kiev Troops Breached Ceasefire 3 Times Over the Past 24 Hours

    LUGANSK (Sputnik) – Ukrainian government forces breached the truce timed to the harvest season three times during the past 24 hours in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR), the press service of the region’s militia told Sputnik on Saturday. “Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire three times during the past 24 hours,”...