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    US Navy will station two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean ahead of NATO summit in Warsaw
    Jun09

    US Navy will station two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean ahead of NATO summit in Warsaw

    U.S. NavyABOARD USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (Reuters) – The U.S. military will have two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean Sea this month ahead of a NATO summit in Warsaw as Washington seeks to balance Russian military activities and accelerate its fight against Islamic State militants. The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier will hand off to...

    The ‘Emperor’ Has No Clothes
    Jun09

    The ‘Emperor’ Has No Clothes

    A sanctioned friend of Vladimir Putin, the businessman Arkady Rotenberg, has frozen construction on the Kerch channel bridge, due to a lack of financing. Forbes Russia reports the contracting company, Rotenberg’s Stroygazmontazh, did not received a scheduled money transfer from the budget and doesn’t have the capital to continue...

    Nationalists Promise ‘Bloody Mess’ As Kyiv’s LGBTs Prepare To March
    Jun09

    Nationalists Promise ‘Bloody Mess’ As Kyiv’s LGBTs Prepare To March

    For the fourth straight year, members of Kyiv’s LGBT community plan to hold a March of Equality. And for the fourth straight year, counterdemonstrators are threatening to stop them by any means, including violence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    War With Russia Without Public Debate?
    Jun09

    War With Russia Without Public Debate?

    Stephen F. CohenNATO is continuing its military buildup and “exercises” on Russia’s borders, Moscow is taking “counter-measures,” while the US mainstream media remains silent. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Official: Beware Appeasement With Russia
    Jun09

    Ukrainian Official: Beware Appeasement With Russia

    Amid corruption claims, Ukraine’s chief diplomat to the U.S. discusses future of his country. …read more Source: U.S....

    France to Kick Off Euro 2016 Under Shadow of Terror Threat
    Jun09

    France to Kick Off Euro 2016 Under Shadow of Terror Threat

    This was supposed to be a week of wild excitement for France, as millions of soccer fans and 24 national teams arrive in the country for the four-yearly European Football Championships—a month-long tournament of the world’s most beloved sport, featuring many of the best players on the planet. Instead, after months of violent protests over...

    Ukraine Is Walmart for Terrorists
    Jun09

    Ukraine Is Walmart for Terrorists

    Explosives intercepted by Kievs security service may have been intended for right-wing terror attacks in France. But are the allegations credible? …read more Source: The Daily...

    In Montana, neighbor vs neighbor over welcoming refugees
    Jun09

    In Montana, neighbor vs neighbor over welcoming refugees

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — For the world, the photograph of a Syrian 3-year-old in a red T-shirt and black sneakers, his lifeless body washed up on a Turkish beach, was a horrific symbol of the desperation of hundreds of thousands of refugees. For Mary Poole, a young mother haunted by “those little shoes … the little face,” it was an inspiration. She...

    Georgian Officials Call For ‘Bold’ Action On NATO Membership
    Jun09

    Georgian Officials Call For ‘Bold’ Action On NATO Membership

    Senior Georgian officials say “bold” action is needed on Tbilisi’s NATO aspirations and the Western military alliance should be “desperate” for it to gain membership to demonstrate that Russia is not dictating its policies. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trudeau support of Britain in EU helpful, says EU foreign policy chief
    Jun09

    Trudeau support of Britain in EU helpful, says EU foreign policy chief

    OTTAWA – The European Union’s foreign policy chief says Europe welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent statement that Britain should remain in the 28-country bloc. Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign policy chief, arrived in Ottawa Wednesday night for meetings with Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion and his cabinet...