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    When Rex Met Sergey
    Apr13

    When Rex Met Sergey

    Yesterday’s summit between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, was judged to have ended in failure before it even began. Before the two had even met, the New York Times ran a piece criticizing the Trump Administration for having failed to pull off a quick rapprochement with Russia. The...

    Azerbaijani female handball players defeat Ukrainian Real Nikolaev
    Apr13

    Azerbaijani female handball players defeat Ukrainian Real Nikolaev

    The Azerbaijan national women’s handball team have beaten Ukrainian Real Nikolaev 49-28 in an international tournament in Ukraine. The city of Kherson hosts the tournament …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Russian TV drops Eurovision over Ukraine singer ban (AFP)
    Apr13

    Russian TV drops Eurovision over Ukraine singer ban (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s main state television channel said Thursday it was dropping the Eurovision Song Contest from its schedules after Ukraine banned its performer from entering the country to take part. …read more Source: The West...

    Politics: ‘A rhetorical device:’ State Department explains Rex Tillerson’s controversial Ukraine comments
    Apr13

    Politics: ‘A rhetorical device:’ State Department explains Rex Tillerson’s controversial Ukraine comments

    The comment signaled to some, including Ayrault, that Tillerson did not think the US should concern itself with the ongoing war in Ukraine and Russian aggression there. Ayrault said he told Tillerson that “it is in the interests of the US taxpayers to have a Europe that is secure and is strong politically and economically. … You...

    ‘A rhetorical device:’ State Department explains Rex Tillerson’s controversial Ukraine comments
    Apr13

    ‘A rhetorical device:’ State Department explains Rex Tillerson’s controversial Ukraine comments

    France’s foreign minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, sparked controversy this week when he told reporters that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had asked his European counterparts during a G7 meeting in Italy why “American taxpayers” should care about Ukraine. The comment signaled to some, including Ayrault, that Tillerson did not...

    Ukraine marks three years of separatist war
    Apr13

    Ukraine marks three years of separatist war

    …read more Source: Taipei Times

    Trump boasts of hiring only the best, but picks haunt him
    Apr13

    Trump boasts of hiring only the best, but picks haunt him

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump likes to boast that he hires only the best people. But his personnel choices keep coming back to haunt him. One of the people Trump hired for the White House was working as a foreign agent while advising him during the election. His campaign chairman caught the Justice Department’s attention for similarly...

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup
    Apr13

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup

    A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a drama about AIDS activism are among the 18 films competing for top prizes this year at the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Coppola, Kidman, Virtual Reality in Cannes Film Fest Lineup
    Apr13

    Coppola, Kidman, Virtual Reality in Cannes Film Fest Lineup

    A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a drama about AIDS activism are among 18 films competing for the main prizes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. …read more Source: U.S....

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup
    Apr13

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup

    PARIS (AP) — A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a drama about AIDS activism are among the 18 films competing for top prizes this year at the Cannes Film Festival , an international cinema extravaganza that organizers hope can help counter rising nationalist sentiment around the world. Festival director Thierry Fremaux...