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    Reality TV created Donald Trump. Next, it will destroy him.
    Aug08

    Reality TV created Donald Trump. Next, it will destroy him.

    Trump can’t follow a crucial rule of the TV genre that made him popular and it will be his undoing – again. It may be that, looking back on this summer, the days immediately following the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia will be those that we point to as marking a watershed in the 2016 campaign — where the Trump wave finally...

    Media Advisory: Remaining Members of Operation UNIFIER Contingent Returning From Ukraine
    Aug08

    Media Advisory: Remaining Members of Operation UNIFIER Contingent Returning From Ukraine

    VALCARTIER, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Aug. 8, 2016) – Media representative are invited to attend the homecoming of a second, final group of approximately 100 soldiers this Wednesday as they return from the first rotation of Operation (Op) UNIFIER. When: Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at 7:30 pm (scheduled time of aircraft arrival)...

    How Putin ended Clinton’s ‘Moscow Spring’
    Aug08

    How Putin ended Clinton’s ‘Moscow Spring’

    FILE – In this Sept. 8, 2012 pool-file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Vladivostok, Russia. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, Pool, File) WASHINGTON – As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton basked in a diplomatic “Moscow Spring,” seizing on Vladimir Putin’s break from the presidency to...

    Ukraine Reports Russian Military Activity on Crimea Border
    Aug08

    Ukraine Reports Russian Military Activity on Crimea Border

    Ukraine has reported an increase in Russian military activity on the border with annexed Crimea as activists on the peninsula claim an armored column of Russian military vehicles has been spotted moving north into the region. Ukraine’s Deputy Minister on Crimean Affairs, Georgiy Tuka, said that the Russian government in Crimea has called...

    The Latest: First American with hijab competes in Olympics
    Aug08

    The Latest: First American with hijab competes in Olympics

    First American with hijab competes in Olympics Muhammad, sporting a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask, was a winner in her opening bout in the women’s sabre tournament, beating Olena Kravatska of Ukraine 15-13. The first golf shot in 112 years at the Olympics will be struck by the lone Brazilian player in the...

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Charged With Separatism
    Aug08

    Former Ukrainian Lawmaker Charged With Separatism

    A court in Kyiv has formally charged a former Ukrainian member of parliament with providing support to Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust execution site in Ukraine
    Aug08

    Report: Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust execution site in Ukraine

    (JTA) — A city in northwestern Ukraine authorized the placing of a traveling zoo on the mass grave of thousands of Jewish Holocaust victims, a leader of the country’s Jewish community said. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, wrote Monday on Facebook about the traveling zoo that was erected this summer in the...

    Would Hillary keep John Kerry on?
    Aug08

    Would Hillary keep John Kerry on?

    Time is running out for John Kerry.With less than six months until a new president takes office, the U.S. secretary of state is working furiously to reach a political settlement in Syria, hold together the international coalition fighting the Islamic State, and tame a Russian bear prowling in Syria and Ukraine.Friends and allies say the energetic...

    The Latest:  14 gold medals await athletes in Rio de Janeiro
    Aug08

    The Latest: 14 gold medals await athletes in Rio de Janeiro

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 5:30 a.m. Eight sports will be awarding 14 gold medals Monday at the Rio Olympics in events ranging from artistic gymnastics to diving, fencing, judo, rugby sevens, shooting, swimming and weightlifting. Swimming alone will hand out four gold medals...

    What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday
    Aug08

    What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Day 3 of the Rio Games features medal action in gymnastics, swimming, fencing, women’s rugby, judo and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): SWIMMING A day after adding a record 19th gold medal to his collection, Michael Phelps swims in preliminaries of the men’s 200 meter butterfly at 1:44 p.m....