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    Raonic knocks out Nadal
    Jan06

    Raonic knocks out Nadal

    Canada’s Milos Raonic reacts after winning his match against Spain’s Rafael Nadal in Brisbane Friday. – ReutersBRISBANE – Defending champion Milos Raonic beat former world No. 1 Rafa Nadal in three sets Friday to reach the Brisbane International semifinals. The big-serving Canadian blasted 50 winners, including 23 aces, to overcome...

    At least 9 dead after blizzards, icy weather grip parts of Europe
    Jan06

    At least 9 dead after blizzards, icy weather grip parts of Europe

    The cold was blamed for five deaths in 24 hours in Poland, while officials in Ukraine reported four people died from effects of the weather. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’
    Jan06

    Europe’s new ‘indispensable nations’

    After the shock of the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States in 2016, this will be a decisive year for Europe. Upcoming parliamentary elections in France, Germany, the Netherlands, and possibly Italy will decide whether the European Union will hold together, or whether it will...

    Cornet to play Pliskova in Brisbane final as Muguruza withdraws
    Jan06

    Cornet to play Pliskova in Brisbane final as Muguruza withdraws

    BRISBANE, Australia, Jan 6, 2017 (AFP) – Alize Cornet reached her biggest final in over two years after an exhausted Garbine Muguruza withdrew from their semi-final of the Brisbane International on Friday.The unseeded Frenchwoman was leading her Spanish opponent 4-1 in the first set when Muguruza decided she couldnt continue.Although the...

    Aggressive Raonic ousts Nadal, in semis
    Jan06

    Aggressive Raonic ousts Nadal, in semis

    A more aggressive Milos Raonic moved into the semi-finals of the Brisbane International when he beat Spaniard Rafael Nadal in a high quality quarter-final yesterday. Raonic, the defending champion, came back from losing the first set to overhaul Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, disappointing the sell-out crowd who were almost all cheering for a Spanish...

    Ex-Republican Party head Barbour to lobby U.S. for Ukraine
    Jan06

    Ex-Republican Party head Barbour to lobby U.S. for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – Haley Barbour, former Republican Party leader and Mississippi governor, has been hired by the Ukrainian government to lobby U.S. politicians, according to documents filed this week. The hiring of Barbour and his lobbying firm BGR… …read more Source:...

    Ex-Republican Party head Barbour to lobby U.S. for Ukraine
    Jan06

    Ex-Republican Party head Barbour to lobby U.S. for Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Haley Barbour, former Republican Party leader and Mississippi governor, has been hired by the Ukrainian government to lobby U.S. politicians, according to documents filed this week. …read more Source:...

    Transnationalism and Italian anarchists in Canada, 1915-1940
    Jan06

    Transnationalism and Italian anarchists in Canada, 1915-1940

    Transnational Radicals: Italian Anarchists in Canada and the U.S., 1915-1940 Travis Tomchuk University of Manitoba Press, 2015 There are numerous studies of the left in Canada. These studies range from social-democratic parties like the CCF, various socialists movements, and communists. Curiously there is a lack of studies into anarchist groups...

    US Tanks, Equipment Arrive for NATO Exercises in Eastern Europe
    Jan06

    US Tanks, Equipment Arrive for NATO Exercises in Eastern Europe

    Hundreds of U.S. tanks, trucks and other military equipment arrived by ship in Germany on Friday to be transported by rail and road to eastern Europe as part of a NATO buildup that has drawn Russia’s ire. Two shiploads arrived in the northern port of Bremerhaven and a third was due in a few days, bringing the fleets of tracked and wheeled...

    Dan Coats, Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy chief, was once banned from Russia
    Jan06

    Dan Coats, Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy chief, was once banned from Russia

    President-elect Donald Trump — who openly admires Russian President Vladimir Putin and who has been publicly feuding with the US intelligence community over its assessment that Russia tried to influence the US election — just picked a man who was once banned from Russia to be the nation’s spy chief. Former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats is...