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    Special prosecutor to complicate West Wing life
    May18

    Special prosecutor to complicate West Wing life

    Working in President Donald Trump’s White House is about to get a whole lot harder. Robert Mueller, the former FBI director named Wednesday as the special counsel for investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, starts his job with an unlimited time and budget to pursue leads wherever they go. Veterans of previous...

    Ukraine prankster ‘doesn’t regret’ mooning Eurovision final
    May18

    Ukraine prankster ‘doesn’t regret’ mooning Eurovision final

    UKRAINE: A Ukrainian prankster told a court on Monday (May 15) that he didn’t regret mooning the audience during the live broadcast of the Eurovision Song Contest final in Kiev. …read more Source: The Phuket...

    Removing Trump Won’t Solve America’s Crisis
    May18

    Removing Trump Won’t Solve America’s Crisis

    America is in crisis. It is a crisis of greater magnitude than any the country has faced in its history, with the exception of the Civil War. It is a crisis long in the making—and likely to be with us long into the future. It is a crisis so thoroughly rooted in the American polity that it’s difficult to see how it can be resolved in any...

    Kazakhstan’s spiritual renewal will be supported by all society, scholar believes
    May18

    Kazakhstan’s spiritual renewal will be supported by all society, scholar believes

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ALMATY – Culture and spirituality are the life of the people, their mind and heart, their past, present and future, says Kazakh National Academy of Science corresponding member and Mukhtar Auezov Institute of Literature and Art Director Ualikhan Kalizhanov. In...

    With a special prosecutor, ‘people are fearful whatever they’ve done’
    May18

    With a special prosecutor, ‘people are fearful whatever they’ve done’

    Working in President Donald Trump’s White House is about to get a whole lot harder.Robert Mueller, the former FBI director named Wednesday as the special counsel for investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, starts his job with an unlimited time and budget to pursue leads wherever they go.Veterans of previous scandals...

    Mueller’s law firm’s clients could cause ‘wrinkle’ in appointment
    May18

    Mueller’s law firm’s clients could cause ‘wrinkle’ in appointment

    Robert Mueller could face one significant issue with his appointment as special counsel to lead the Justice Department’s investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign: the law firm he’s worked at since 2014 has represented several prominent players in President Donald Trump bid for the White...

    Macron’s diplomatic brains
    May18

    Macron’s diplomatic brains

    PARIS — Nine years ago, a French diplomat serving in Georgia during Russia’s invasion was frantically trying to get a message to higher-ups back in Paris. Russian tanks were rolling toward the capital, Tbilisi. Hundreds of French citizens needed to be airlifted home. A diplomatic solution was needed to stop bodies piling...

    Canada backs recommendation for Magnitsky Act targeting rights abusers
    May18

    Canada backs recommendation for Magnitsky Act targeting rights abusers

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chystia Freeland said the government has agreed to create a so-called Magnitsky Act that would expand Canada’s international sanctions law to target gross human rights violators. Freeland announced the decision Wednesday night in the House of Commons. “Human rights are a non-partisan issue, and I look forward to...

    “I think Putin pays” Trump: Secret recording reveals Kevin McCarthy’s 2016 joke to GOP colleagues
    May18

    “I think Putin pays” Trump: Secret recording reveals Kevin McCarthy’s 2016 joke to GOP colleagues

    Donald Trump; Vladimir Putin; Vladimir Putin (Credit: Getty/Mandel Ngan/AP/Molly Riley/Alexei Nikolsky) After a pair of blockbuster reports this week about Donald Trump’s possible ties with Russia, including sharing “highly classified” intel with the Russian ambassador, Republicans in Congress have come under increased pressure to distance...

    Ukraine angers West
    May18

    Ukraine angers West

    KIEV: Ukraine’s lawmakers on Wednesday put the brakes on a bill that has triggered concern from its Western allies for hampering anti-corruption efforts in the graft-riddled former Soviet republic. The decision to rework a bill critics said was meant to protect top politicians and powerful business tycoons was made as an International...