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    Administration report blames Putin for attack on U.S. election, says Russia preferred Trump
    Jan07

    Administration report blames Putin for attack on U.S. election, says Russia preferred Trump

    The Obama administration on Friday officially blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for directing a massive cyber assault against the U.S. election in an attempt to “undermine” the democratic process and “harm” Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy.And as the campaign progressed, the administration said,...

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities
    Jan06

    Barclays flags ‘black swan threats’ to commodities

    Watch out for the unexpected in commodities in 2017. Barclays said raw materials markets from energy to metals face the high likelihood of disruptions, giving a laundry list of possible threats including a default by Venezuela, riots in Chile and a trade war with China. “The new politics of populism and protectionist trade policies have the...

    Russian interference in election a ‘hostile act,’ John Kerry says in PBS NewsHour interview
    Jan06

    Russian interference in election a ‘hostile act,’ John Kerry says in PBS NewsHour interview

    Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday said the war in Syria, while a profound failure on the part of the international community, is not a U.S. failure alone. “We brought Iran to the table, we brought Russia to the table. We had assurances that Assad would do certain things, and he didn’t,” Kerry told PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff....

    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:...