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    Obama's Secret Bank Deal Helps Iran Get Nuke Missiles 
    Sep30

    Obama's Secret Bank Deal Helps Iran Get Nuke Missiles 

    Treason. This is what it looks like. The Obama administration agreed to back the lifting of United Nations sanctions on two Iranian state banks blacklisted for financing Iran’s ballistic-missile program on the same day in January that Tehran released four American citizens from prison, according to U.S. officials and congressional staff...

    ‘It Is Like A Virus’—Brussels Braces For Third Referendum Defeat In Hungary
    Sep30

    ‘It Is Like A Virus’—Brussels Braces For Third Referendum Defeat In Hungary

    On walls and billboards across Hungary a war of words has broken out. Deceptively cheery blue and yellow government posters ask shocking questions of passersby: “Did you know that nearly one million immigrants want to come to Europe from Libya alone?” “Did you know that the Paris terror attacks were carried out by immigrants?” Meanwhile, other...

    Inside Trump’s ‘cyborg’ Twitter army
    Sep30

    Inside Trump’s ‘cyborg’ Twitter army

    When Donald Trump confronted revelations that he used money from his charitable foundation to settle private legal disputes and purchase portraits of himself, a tireless army of tweeters went to work to keep the focus on Hillary Clinton’s foundation instead.Then Trump stumbled on a debate question about why he refuses to release his taxes,...

    Group Ransacks Moscow Exhibition Of Photos From Eastern Ukraine
    Sep30

    Group Ransacks Moscow Exhibition Of Photos From Eastern Ukraine

    Dozens of people, some of them in military and traditional Cossack uniforms, have destroyed photos taken from a conflict zone in eastern Ukraine at an exhibition in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine Object To New Bulgarian Candidate For Top UN Post
    Sep30

    Russia, Ukraine Object To New Bulgarian Candidate For Top UN Post

    Russia and Ukraine were among several countries that raised questions about Bulgaria’s nomination of European Union commissioner Kristalina Georgieva to become the next United Nations secretary-general. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Marks 75th Anniversary of Babi Yar, WWII’s Worst Civilian Massacre
    Sep30

    Ukraine Marks 75th Anniversary of Babi Yar, WWII’s Worst Civilian Massacre

    On Thursday, Ukraine marked the 75th anniversary of the worst single massacre of civilians in World War II and one of the bloodiest war crimes in human history — the 1941 slaughter at Babi Yar. Nazi SS forces and Ukrainian collaborators murdered nearly 34,000 Jewish men, women and children over two days in a Kyiv forest. Almost all of the victims...

    Trump’s Russian roulette
    Sep30

    Trump’s Russian roulette

    The Hillary Clinton campaign is meeting with swing-state leaders of Eastern European descent, encouraging ethnic debate watch parties and phone banks, and scheduling conference calls with Clinton allies from her State Department days as part of an aggressive effort to capitalize on Donald Trump’s embrace of Russian leader Vladimir Putin and...

    Queer rights are human rights: Fighting for freedom is polarizing the world
    Sep30

    Queer rights are human rights: Fighting for freedom is polarizing the world

    People gather to protest against the ban on the gay pride march, off Istiklal Avenue, central Istanbul’s main shopping road, Sunday, June 19, 2016. Turkish police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse demonstrators who gathered for a gay pride rally in Istanbul despite a government ban over security concerns. (AP Photo/ Emrah Gurel)...

    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 30
    Sep30

    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 30

    Turkey’s state-run news agency says the coast guard has rescued four people and recovered four bodies after an inflatable raft carrying 31 foreign nationals sank off the southwestern resort town of Bodrum. The incident occurred Thursday, with Anadolu Agency reporting several boats, a helicopter and a jet conducting search and rescue...

    How MH17 Gave Birth to the Modern Russian Spin Machine
    Sep30

    How MH17 Gave Birth to the Modern Russian Spin Machine

    The downing of a passenger flight over Ukraine triggered an extraordinary campaign of lying, dissembling, and distortion that hasn’t stopped since. …read more Source: Foreign...