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    President Obama extends sanctions against Russia for another year
    Jan14

    President Obama extends sanctions against Russia for another year

    US President Barack Obama decreed to extend sanctions against Russia for another year over the existing situation in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Freshman Congressman Pushing Anti-Corruption Legislation
    Jan14

    Freshman Congressman Pushing Anti-Corruption Legislation

    One of the newest members in Congress has spent the past decade and a half rising to the top of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s political corruption unit, and he is wasting no time putting his know-how to work through legislation. On the day that Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R., Penn.) was sworn into office he introduced a package of...

    Trump says cabinet picks free to express own ideas
    Jan14

    Trump says cabinet picks free to express own ideas

    WASHINGTON: US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday shrugged off the strikingly divergent positions his cabinet picks have taken on Russia, torture, and a host of other issues, saying he wanted them to express their own ideas. “All of my Cabinet nominee (sic) are looking good and doing a great job,” he said in an early morning tweet...

    Tennis: Raluca Olaru and Olga Savchuk win doubles event in Hobart
    Jan14

    Tennis: Raluca Olaru and Olga Savchuk win doubles event in Hobart

    The pairing made up of Romanian tennis player Raluca Olaru and Ukrainian Olga Savchuk won Saturday the doubles event of the WTA tournament in Hobart (Australia), with total prize money worth 226,750 dollars, after they defeated in the final the couple Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada)/Zhaoxuan Yang (China), 0-6, 6-4, 10-5. …read more Source:...

    Can Evangelicals Help Trump Thaw Relations With Russia?
    Jan14

    Can Evangelicals Help Trump Thaw Relations With Russia?

    On March 8, 1983, Ronald Reagan stood before an audience of evangelicals and declared that the Soviet government was the “focus of evil in the modern world.” The arena erupted in unsurprising applause, standing ovations, and echoes of the hymn “Onward Christian Soldiers.” While many conservatives supported a hardline stance on the Soviet Union,...

    Trump open to lifting Russian sanctions if ‘we get along’: report
    Jan14

    Trump open to lifting Russian sanctions if ‘we get along’: report

    President-elect Donald Trump expressed a willingness Friday to lift sanctions on Russia if it assists the U.S. in other efforts such as counterterrorism. Trump told the Wall Street Journal that he intended to keep sanctions imposed on Russia by the Obama administration in response to cyber attacks during the election “at least for a...

    Putin opponent to Trump: Don’t abandon Ukraine
    Jan14

    Putin opponent to Trump: Don’t abandon Ukraine

    A leading Russian opposition politician and critic of Vladimir Putin has a message for the incoming Trump administration: don’t trade Ukraine for a deal in Syria. Ilya Yashin warns that any detente with Russia that includes permitting its 2014 annexation of Crimea and invasion of eastern Ukraine to stand — even in return for...

    Winter storm batters Europe
    Jan14

    Winter storm batters Europe

    LONDON: A powerful winter storm battered Europe on Friday (Saturday in Manila), knocking power out for 330,000 homes in France, prompting the evacuation of thousands of seaside dwellers in Britain and disrupting travel. Britain issued more than a dozen severe flood warnings, meaning there was a risk of danger to life, and deployed the military to...

    Tennis: Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Murray
    Jan14

    Tennis: Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Murray

    MELBOURNE (AFP) – Andy Murray said there was no need to call him Sir on Saturday as he took a relaxed approach to his new status as a knight of the realm and world number one at the Australian Open.The laconic Scot said just being called Andy was fine despite a decision by Australia’s Channel Seven to refer to him as Sir Andy Murray at the...

    Nervous about their neighbour, Ukraine and Latvia urge Canada to press Trump on Russia
    Jan14

    Nervous about their neighbour, Ukraine and Latvia urge Canada to press Trump on Russia

    Two of Russia’s nervous neighbours are urging the Trudeau Liberals to use Canada’s close relationship with the U.S. to encourage the incoming Trump administration not to become too cosy with the Kremlin. The ambassadors of Ukraine and Latvia tell The Canadian Press that Canada’s historic friendship and alliance with the...