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    $95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor
    May26

    $95.6M awarded to Philadelphia building collapse survivor

    An arbitrator has awarded $95.6 million to a Ukrainian immigrant who was seriously injured in a 2013 Philadelphia building collapse. Mariya Plekan’s attorney, Andrew Stern, announced the division of the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The FBI Turns Its Attention to Jared Kushner
    May26

    The FBI Turns Its Attention to Jared Kushner

    Last week marked a a new high in Jared Kushner’s brief political career. President Trump’s tour of Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican, which Kushner had arranged and planned, went off without a major hitch. This week portends to be a more trying one for Kushner, as he returns to Washington to be greeted by the news that he is now a...

    Trump still hasn’t given allied leaders what they want
    May26

    Trump still hasn’t given allied leaders what they want

    Despite a day of pitches from European leaders, President Donald Trump has yet to give them what they want — a commitment to the Paris climate accord ahead of the G7 summit. Trump departed late Thursday from Brussels, where he met with his fellow NATO heads of state, and headed to Sicily, where he embarks Friday on his first meeting with leaders...

    At NATO, Trump calls out allies on unpaid dues while staying mum on joint defense pact
    May26

    At NATO, Trump calls out allies on unpaid dues while staying mum on joint defense pact

    JUDY WOODRUFF: A note of some discord today, as President Trump addressed his first meeting of NATO leaders. He criticized the allies, again, for falling short on their share of defense spending. From Brussels, special correspondent Ryan Chilcote begins our coverage. RYAN CHILCOTE: Jets blazed over Brussels and NATO’s gleaming new...

    Politics: Russia just released this video of its elite Spetsnaz taking over a cargo ship
    May26

    Politics: Russia just released this video of its elite Spetsnaz taking over a cargo ship

    The video shows Spetsnaz troops storming the ship by air and sea, and then clearing the decks and halls. Russia just released a video of their elite Spetsnaz forces simulating a drilling rig rescue in Crimea — the region of Ukraine that Moscow illegally annexed in 2014. The training simulation was performed as “a response to the current...

    FBI homes in on Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner in Russia probe
    May26

    FBI homes in on Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner in Russia probe

    Jared Kushner (Credit: AP/Evan Vucci) On May 19, the Washington Post published an article citing anonymous government sources who said that the federal investigation into collusion between the Russian government and the Trump campaign had homed in on an unnamed “current White House official,” cited as a “person of interest.” It turns out that...

    East Ukraine conflict claims more civilians
    May26

    East Ukraine conflict claims more civilians

    Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russia fighters continue to violate the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation
    May26

    Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

    By Matt Zapotosky,Sari Horwitz,Devlin Barrett and Adam Entous, (c) 2017, The Washington Post Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and related matters, according to...

    Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe ‘massive’ sums
    May26

    Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe ‘massive’ sums

    US President Donald Trump (R) speaks beside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the start of the NATO summit at their new headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defence and warned of...

    Ukraine starts to judge its judges in anti-graft drive
    May26

    Ukraine starts to judge its judges in anti-graft drive

    KIEV: Ukrainian judge Artur Yemelianov has acknowledged in an online declaration that he owns a Breguet watch worth nearly a third of his annual salary and keeps piles of cash. On Jan.12 he was suspended for three months after prosecutors opened a criminal case against him related to how commercial law cases were allocated to judges, according to...