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    Why FIFA bottled out of enforcing its own rules on Israel
    May20

    Why FIFA bottled out of enforcing its own rules on Israel

    As it has in Crimea, South Africa and Yugoslavia, FIFA should follow its own rules and the UN, and insist on an end of settlement activities. …read more Source: The Palestinian Information...

    ‘Brexit’ the film Britain never wanted
    May20

    ‘Brexit’ the film Britain never wanted

    For British film producers plying their wares at the Cannes festival, the prospect of Brexit represents something between a tale of suspense and an outright horror movie. There are many worried faces amongst all the razzamatazz at the glitzy festival in the south of France — namely those of British film-makers fretting over what exiting the...

    Former FBI double agent who outfoxed the Russians offers an explanation for Trump: “The simple fact could be that someone’s a crook”
    May20

    Former FBI double agent who outfoxed the Russians offers an explanation for Trump: “The simple fact could be that someone’s a crook”

    Naveed Jamali; Donald Trump (Credit: Simon and Schuster/Carol Weinberg/Getty/Mark Wilson/) Donald Trump’s White House is the Kremlin on the Potomac. It is a place of intrigue, confusion, scandal and incompetence. Trump is the first American president ever to become the subject of an active investigation by the FBI and other law enforcement...

    Swastikas painted on synagogue, rabbi’s headstone smashed in Ukraine
    May20

    Swastikas painted on synagogue, rabbi’s headstone smashed in Ukraine

    European Jewish Cemeteries Foundation says it needs locals’ help as it makes efforts to protect sites …read more Source: The Times of...

    Trump hit by twin Russia bombshells as he departs for foreign trip
    May20

    Trump hit by twin Russia bombshells as he departs for foreign trip

    President Donald Trump is facing new pressure over his decision to abruptly fire FBI Director James Comey after the New York Times revealed on Friday that the president told Russian officials in the Oval Office last week that Comey’s ouster takes “great pressure” off him. Meanwhile, the federal investigation...

    Firing ‘nut job’ Comey eased pressure, Trump told Russians
    May20

    Firing ‘nut job’ Comey eased pressure, Trump told Russians

    A news report said a Trump administration official defended president’s purported conversation with the Russians as he wanted to a create a “sense of obligation” with them and to coax concessions out of them on Syria, Ukraine. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    The investigation into Donald Trump and Russia: an FAQ
    May20

    The investigation into Donald Trump and Russia: an FAQ

    (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) In recent weeks President Donald Trump has been at the heart of one political bombshell after another related to his campaign’s ties to Russia, but his move to fire FBI Director James Comey ratcheted up pressure on the Trump administration. With the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the issue, the...

    Chrystia Freeland’s homespun take as Trudeau’s Minister for Everywhere
    May20

    Chrystia Freeland’s homespun take as Trudeau’s Minister for Everywhere

    It was a short newscast indeed that did not feature Canada’s new global affairs minister this week. On Thursday alone, Chrystia Freeland issued a statement saying the government was reviewing the purchase of Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets in light of the company’s trade dispute with Bombardier; another supporting a bill imposing...

    Paul Ryan tries to deflect on leak that implicates him in a Russia cover-up
    May20

    Paul Ryan tries to deflect on leak that implicates him in a Russia cover-up

    Campaign Action Speaker Paul Ryan is trying out the Trump regime’s favorite defense against damning news—focus on the leaker rather than on the content. In this case, it’s the release of a transcript with a slip of the tongue from Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy about Donald Trump being on Vladimir Putin’s payroll, a...

    The World’s Worst Negotiation
    May20

    The World’s Worst Negotiation

    Assume that Donald Trump is totally innocent of any wrongdoing with regard to Russian interference in the 2016 election, and that those insisting otherwise are treating the president unfairly.Then reread the latest New York Times scoop: WASHINGTON — President Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office this month that firing the F.B.I....