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    Trump’s Interests vs. America’s, Toronto Tower Edition
    May17

    Trump’s Interests vs. America’s, Toronto Tower Edition

    President Donald Trump’s properties around the world bring with them business partners from around the world. Several of these ties have already come under scrutiny: A Trump-branded tower in Baku, Azerbaijan, put him in business with allegedly corrupt officials who are themselves connected with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, for example,...

    Merkel meets Russian-German migrants amid fake news worries
| Reuters
    May17

    Merkel meets Russian-German migrants amid fake news worries | Reuters

    By Andrea Shalal | BERLIN BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel met leaders of the three million-strong community of Germans with ties to Russia on Wednesday, amid concerns over their susceptibility to “fake news” items in the run-up to a national election in September.German officials worry that some members of that community may be...

    Rob Quist’s millionaire Republican opponent has an ISIS problem
    May17

    Rob Quist’s millionaire Republican opponent has an ISIS problem

    The Republican running for Montana’s lone congressional seat has—believe it or not—an ISIS problem, like so many millionaires must. How can they know where all their millions are going? In this case, to a company that has done business with the world’s uber-terror group. Greg Gianforte, the millionaire GOP contender for...

    Visa-free regime between EU and Ukraine to enter into force in coming weeks
    May17

    Visa-free regime between EU and Ukraine to enter into force in coming weeks

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    The Little Girls Orphaned By Ukraine’s War
    May17

    The Little Girls Orphaned By Ukraine’s War

    Whoever in Washington D.C. is responsible for thinking about how to end the violent conflict between Russia and Ukraine, they should read about the tragedy that happened to three families in the Donbas region this past weekend. at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Germany Asks US for Classified Briefing on Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter
    May17

    Germany Asks US for Classified Briefing on Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter

    The German Air Force this month sent the U.S. military a written request for classified data on the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet as it gears up to replace its current fleet of fighter jets from 2025 to 2035. The letter, sent by the Air Force’s planning command and seen by Reuters, makes clear that the German government has not yet...

    Former Top U.S. Officials Call For New Sanctions, More Aggressive Action On Russia
    May17

    Former Top U.S. Officials Call For New Sanctions, More Aggressive Action On Russia

    The United States should impose new sanctions and move more aggressively to “shape Russian thinking” in response to Moscow’s actions in Ukraine and elsewhere, former top State and Defense department officials said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU, Ukraine sign visa liberalization agreement
    May17

    EU, Ukraine sign visa liberalization agreement

    Ukrainian president says it is a historic day for both EU and Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine shelves corruption bill angering West (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian lawmakers bowed Wednesday to International Monetary Fund pressure and shelved a highly-controversial bill that critics feared would have defanged the former Soviet republic’s vital fight against corruption. …read more Source: The West...

    Politics: These are the major hotspots where the US military is deployed
    May17

    Politics: These are the major hotspots where the US military is deployed

    In total, about 69,300 soldiers are assigned to Pacom, 41,990 soldiers in Centcom, 34,520 soldiers in Eucom, and 9,150 soldiers assigned to Africom. The US military has over 1.3 million men and women on active duty, with more than 450,000 of them stationed overseas. Many of these stationed service members perform training exercises and other...