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    NATO-Russia Council Expected To Discuss Flight Incidents, Ukraine
    Jul13

    NATO-Russia Council Expected To Discuss Flight Incidents, Ukraine

    A meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, the second this year, has begun in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Malaysia holds memorial for victims of downed Flight 17
    Jul13

    Malaysia holds memorial for victims of downed Flight 17

    Malaysia has held a memorial service to mark the anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, which killed all 298 people aboard. …read more Source: ABC...

    Pushing America First, Trump Seeks Common Ground in France
    Jul13

    Pushing America First, Trump Seeks Common Ground in France

    U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in France Thursday for Bastille Day celebrations that will see American and French troops marching together Friday on Paris’ famed Champs Élysées. The two-day trip could be somewhat of a respite from media scrutiny on alleged links between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia, but he was...

    WATCH: Al Franken Uses FBI Hearing to Destroy Conservatives’ Latest Defense of Trump Jr.
    Jul13

    WATCH: Al Franken Uses FBI Hearing to Destroy Conservatives’ Latest Defense of Trump Jr.

    Franken does not have time for false equivalencies. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) broke down the differences between accusations that Hillary Clinton received campaign assistance from Ukraine and allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.The Minnesota Democrat compared the two cases Wednesday afternoon, during the confirmation hearing for...

    Sen. John McCain is not a fan of Trump’s Pentagon nominees
    Jul13

    Sen. John McCain is not a fan of Trump’s Pentagon nominees

    Donald Trump recently said there are certain jobs he only trusts wealthy executives to perform, but Republican Senator John McCain would prefer they not be military positions. “I said I did not want people from the top five corporations [for Pentagon positions],” McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters Tuesday,...

    Vox Sentences: Trump’s pick for the FBI doesn’t agree with him about Russia
    Jul13

    Vox Sentences: Trump’s pick for the FBI doesn’t agree with him about Russia

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Brazil’s ex-president is sentenced on corruption charges; Trump’s FBI nominee...

    Why are so many from this Russian republic fighting for ISIS?
    Jul13

    Why are so many from this Russian republic fighting for ISIS?

    Find all of the stories in our series, Inside Putin’s Russia JUDY WOODRUFF: Now we continue our series Inside Putin’s Russia, and travel to the country’s southernmost border. The Republic of Dagestan is in the North Caucasus, near the Caspian Sea. Over the past two decades, a brutal separatist insurgency has fought the Russian...

    Polish Parliament to Assert Greater Control Over Judiciary
    Jul13

    Polish Parliament to Assert Greater Control Over Judiciary

    Poland’s conservative ruling party has pushed a bill through the lower house of parliament that would give lawmakers a dominant role in appointing judges, a move that opposition parties and rights groups said would make jurists subject to political influence. The proposed law would change the makeup of the National Judiciary Council. At...

    6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray
    Jul13

    6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray

    President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next FBI director said he wasn’t aware of Donald Trump Jr.’s email chain about a Russian lawyer that has consumed the media, but did stress the need for the FBI’s independence. “I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch hunt,” Chris Wray says. Christopher Wray also told...

    Kremlin’s Sputnik Radio to Broadcast ‘Alternative News’ in Washington
    Jul13

    Kremlin’s Sputnik Radio to Broadcast ‘Alternative News’ in Washington

    Russian state-funded Sputnik Radio has started its first broadcasts in the Washington, D.C., area, in an effort to reach more Americans with what it calls “alternative news.” Sputnik, which says it gives voice to minority views outside mainstream media and supports an anti-establishment agenda, broadcasts on the 105.5 W288BS...