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    Report: RNC Employees Asked To Save All 2016 Campaign Documents
    Jul31

    Report: RNC Employees Asked To Save All 2016 Campaign Documents

    In a memo sent to employees on Friday, the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) lawyers told employees to hold onto any documents related to the 2016 presidential campaign as well as any records that may relate to an investigation into the election, according to a report. The memo, obtained by BuzzFeed News, said the request was just a...

    US-Russia ties at new low with expulsions of diplomats
    Jul31

    US-Russia ties at new low with expulsions of diplomats

    MOSCOW (AP) — With a sweeping cut in the number of U.S. diplomatic personnel in Russia, President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes further in an escalating rift with the United States. In December 2016, following allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election, President Barack Obama ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian...

    How U.S. Sanctions Are Working (Or Not) in 5 Countries
    Jul31

    How U.S. Sanctions Are Working (Or Not) in 5 Countries

    Sanctions are back in the news — though if you’re President Donald Trump, that’s not a good thing. Here’s a look at the current state of U.S. sanctions on a few key countries and how they’re faring. Russia This week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a new round of sanctions against Russia, targeting its...

    Pence Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to NATO’s Article 5
    Jul31

    Pence Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to NATO’s Article 5

    Vice President Mike Pence on Monday reaffirmed America’s commitment to NATO, and pledged that the United States will come to the defense of member countries that are attacked. “Under President Donald Trump, the United States stands firmly behind our Article 5 pledge of mutual defense — an attack on one of us is an attack on us...

    Does a Serial Liar Like Trump Become Truthful Under Oath?
    Jul31

    Does a Serial Liar Like Trump Become Truthful Under Oath?

    Perhaps his answers to questions about business associate Felix Sater offer a clue. “Would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of the events?”ABC News’ Jonathan Karl asked Donald Trump on June 9, 2017. A day earlier, former FBI Director James Comey’s appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee had put Trump...

    Romanian official: Russian deputy PM tried to flout EU ban
    Jul31

    Romanian official: Russian deputy PM tried to flout EU ban

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s foreign minister says Russia’s deputy prime minister “deliberately” tried to enter Romanian airspace despite knowing he is on a list of officials banned from the European Union. Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said Monday in a televised interview: “In my opinion, it was a...

    Putin lays down a number: US must cut 755 Moscow diplomats
    Jul31

    Putin lays down a number: US must cut 755 Moscow diplomats

    Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded the United States cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755 people, underlining his displeasure with U.S. sanctions and heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow, reports AP/UNB. The U.S. State Department called Putin’s move “a regrettable and uncalled-for act.”...

    Russia: Country warns of further retaliation after US sanctions

    Sergei Ryabkov called a sanctions package aimed at penalizing Russia for meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. The Kremlin’s decision to expel American diplomats was a “long overdue” retaliation to tough new sanctions passed by Washington, a top Russian official said Sunday, vowing more payback may follow if the US does...

    Iraqi forces just retook Mosul from ISIS. These photos show what they found.
    Jul31

    Iraqi forces just retook Mosul from ISIS. These photos show what they found.

    Mosul, after the fall. It has taken many months, and many thousands of lives, but Iraqi forces have finally reclaimed the northern city of Mosul from the ISIS militants who held it for three years. Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, had been ISIS’s biggest prize. After taking the city in June 2014, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi...

    Pence: We will ‘hold Russia accountable for its actions’
    Jul31

    Pence: We will ‘hold Russia accountable for its actions’

    Amid a fresh wave of sanctions and renewed tension between the United States and Russia, Vice President Mike Pence reassured NATO’s Baltic member states that the U.S. stands firmly behind its mutual-defense commitment in the face of stepped-up aggression from Moscow. “The United States stands with the nations and people...