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    Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine
    Mar03

    Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine

    The Trump campaign’s national-security policy representative for the Republican National Convention, J.D. Gordon, shifted his story about the convention. …read more Source: Business...

    Blumenthal: Sessions needs to give ‘credible explanation’ or resign
    Mar03

    Blumenthal: Sessions needs to give ‘credible explanation’ or resign

    HARI SREENIVASAN: The reaction to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement late this afternoon was swift. Critics say his decision to recuse himself from any current and future investigations into the Trump campaign’s dealings with Russia doesn’t go far enough. One of those critics, Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of...

    Why Sessions’ Russian diplomat meetings are raising questions
    Mar03

    Why Sessions’ Russian diplomat meetings are raising questions

    HARI SREENIVASAN: Questions about Attorney General Sessions’ meetings with the Russian ambassador aren’t limited to Capitol Hill. We explore some of those now with John McLaughlin, a career intelligence official. He was a former deputy director of the CIA. He was also acting director of the agency in 2004. And Michael Mukasey, he...

    Russian FM calls Sessions uproar a replay of McCarthyism
    Mar03

    Russian FM calls Sessions uproar a replay of McCarthyism

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Friday decried the uproar in the United States over Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ meetings with the Russian ambassador as a replay of McCarthyism, voicing regret over the lack of any substantive dialogue with Washington. Sessions recused himself Thursday from any investigation into communications between aides to...

    Balenciaga: Mistreatment of models casts new shadow over fashion
    Mar03

    Balenciaga: Mistreatment of models casts new shadow over fashion

    At least 150 models were forced to wait for three hours or more in a hot and airless staircase for the Balenciaga show casting on Sunday. The “sadistic” mistreatment of scores of models who were forced to wait in a dark, cramped staircase for hours at a Paris fashion week casting has sparked fresh criticism of how the industry...

    Ukraine’s Tax Chief Targeted In Corruption Probe
    Mar03

    Ukraine’s Tax Chief Targeted In Corruption Probe

    Ukraine’s tax and customs service chief has been suspended from his post amid a graft investigation that marks a rare attempt to prosecute a senior official on suspicion of corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    President Trump’s Untruths Are Piling Up
    Mar03

    President Trump’s Untruths Are Piling Up

    Let’s be clear from the start: There is no evidence that Donald Trump or his campaign coordinated with Russia to hack the Democratic National Committee’s emails or funnel them to Wikileaks; no evidence that they are puppets of Vladimir Putin; and no proof that the Kremlin possesses kompromat on the president.There are suspicions...

    Sweden institutes military draft over concerns about Russia
    Mar03

    Sweden institutes military draft over concerns about Russia

    Sweden’s left-leaning government instituted a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military service for men in 2010 because there were enough volunteers to meet its military needs. It has never...

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze (AFP)
    Mar03

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs on Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defence ministry in Moscow said. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine tax chief falls ill as police close in over $75m graft
    Mar03

    Ukraine tax chief falls ill as police close in over $75m graft

    38-year-old Nasirov helped exiled lawmaker deprive the state of $75m …read more Source: Gulf...