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    The Organic Industry Is in Turmoil
    Jul12

    The Organic Industry Is in Turmoil

    Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, the grocer that brought pricey organic food to the masses, comes during a time of turmoil in the organic industry: The Department of Agriculture is continuing to investigate the importation of millions of pounds of phony organic grains. The move is in response to a lengthy Washington Post exposé...

    CPJ Criticizes Ukrainian Probe Of Journalist Sheremet’s Death
    Jul12

    CPJ Criticizes Ukrainian Probe Of Journalist Sheremet’s Death

    A Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) report is critical of a Ukrainian investigation into the killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet, with no arrests in the case and more questions than answers nearly one year after his car-bomb death in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ted Kennedy and the KGB
    Jul12

    Ted Kennedy and the KGB

    Editors’ note: In light of the ongoing controversy surrounding the Trump campaign’s alleged “collusion” with the Russian government during the 2016 US presidential election, which now involves Trump Jr. daring to talk to a Russian woman, Frontpage has deemed it important to bring attention to a forgotten story of...

    Dutch Ready Monument To 298 Victims Of Airliner Shot Down Over Ukraine
    Jul12

    Dutch Ready Monument To 298 Victims Of Airliner Shot Down Over Ukraine

    King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands announced on July 11 that they will join Prime Minister Rutte on July 17 for the unveiling of a national monument for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the day from across the globe, July 11
    Jul12

    News of the day from across the globe, July 11

    Major NATO exercises in Eastern Europe began in Bulgaria on Tuesday involving 25,000 military personnel from more than 20 allied and partner countries as the U.S. seeks to reassure NATO’s European allies. The drills aim to increase the interoperability of participating countries and demonstrate resolve and readiness to act in support of...

    News roundup: Trump campaign attempted collusion with Russian government
    Jul12

    News roundup: Trump campaign attempted collusion with Russian government

    Yesterday evening, it was revealed that not only did Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort not only took a meeting with a Kremlin-linked Russian attorney who claimed to have secret information damaging to Hillary Clinton, but that the three of them had been explicitly told, in advance, that the meeting was...

    The Everybody-Does-It Defense of Collusion
    Jul12

    The Everybody-Does-It Defense of Collusion

    As evidence continues to mount suggesting the Trump campaign worked with Russia to influence the 2016 election, the president’s allies have shifted to a new defense: Collusion is no big deal. For months, the White House has fervently denied allegations of collusion, with President Trump routinely dismissing Russia stories in the press as...

    President Trump is stalling Congress’s push to punish Russia for election interference
    Jul12

    President Trump is stalling Congress’s push to punish Russia for election interference

    While astonishing news is swirling around Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer last June, the Trump administration is quietly trying to put the kibosh on bipartisan legislation to sanction Russia for election interference. The bill, co-sponsored by Sens. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and John McCain (R-AZ), would impose new sanctions...

    US, Russia To Resume High-Level Talks Initially Scrapped After Trump Admin’s New Sanctions
    Jul12

    US, Russia To Resume High-Level Talks Initially Scrapped After Trump Admin’s New Sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia are set to resume a series of high-level talks that Moscow scrapped after the Trump administration announced new sanctions. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says that Undersecretary of State Tom Shannon and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov will meet on Monday in Washington....

    Forget Trump Jr.’s Recklessness: The Battle Lines Are Already Drawn
    Jul11

    Forget Trump Jr.’s Recklessness: The Battle Lines Are Already Drawn

    Matt Purple Politics, Americas Whatever Trump Jr. did, the numerous causes of Trump’s election cannot be reduced to some hacked emails and a fruitless klatch with a Russian lawyer. The irony here is that Donald Trump has probably been tougher on Russia than Barack Obama was. Ham-handed efforts at forming a joint cybersecurity unit aside,...