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    Tillerson says almost no trust between U.S. and Russia
    May03

    Tillerson says almost no trust between U.S. and Russia

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that “there’s almost no trust” between the U.S. and Russia now. Tillerson made the comments while addressing employees at the State Department. He said the Trump administration is working to rebuild trust one issue at a time, starting with Syria. Following President Donald Trump’s call...

    Who Killed the Liberal World Order?
    May03

    Who Killed the Liberal World Order?

    At last September’s G-20 summit in Hangzhou, China, Barack Obama put the fear of God into Vladimir Putin. Or at least he tried. Two months earlier, American intelligence officials informed the President they had “high confidence” it was Russian hackers who had broken into computer servers belonging to the Democratic National Committee and...

    EU Brexit chief says UK must settle account of what it owes
    May03

    EU Brexit chief says UK must settle account of what it owes

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator insisted Wednesday that Britain’s accounts must be settled before any talks on its future trade relationship with the EU can take place, as he warned that time is running out to seal a deal by 2019. Unveiling the European Commission’s negotiating mandate on...

    With Demands for More NATO Spending, Romania Steps Up
    May03

    With Demands for More NATO Spending, Romania Steps Up

    The Russian buildup in Crimea, and Trump’s prodding, are pushing some smaller NATO allies to step up their game. And Moscow is watching. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Capital Voices: ‘I’m an aspiring filmmaker’
    May03

    Capital Voices: ‘I’m an aspiring filmmaker’

    In anticipation of Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations, the Citizen’s Bruce Deachman has been out in search of Ottawans — 150 of them — to learn their stories of life and death, hope and love, the extraordinary and the everyday. We’ll share one person’s story every day until Canada Day. “I’m an aspiring filmmaker....

    Trump, Putin look to work together on Syria
    May03

    Trump, Putin look to work together on Syria

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin signalled improving prospects for co-operation in Syria in what the White House called a “very good” phone discussion that included a focus on setting up safe zones in the war-torn nation. The Kremlin said the leaders also agreed in Tuesday’s call to try to...

    Trial Of RFE/RL Contributor To Continue In Crimea
    May03

    Trial Of RFE/RL Contributor To Continue In Crimea

    The trial of Mykola Semena, a Crimean journalist who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge on the Russian-controlled peninsula, is due to resume on May 3 in the Crimean capital, Simferopol. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Celebrating Communism at the New York Times
    May03

    Celebrating Communism at the New York Times

    On Sunday night I was up late writing, and so on Monday I slept right up until the moment I was awakened, sometime around midday, by the blaring sound of a marching band in the street. I didn’t need to look out the window to know what was going on. The music was The Internationale. The date was May 1. In the small Norwegian town where I...

    Hillary's Bizarre Defeat Tour
    May03

    Hillary's Bizarre Defeat Tour

    We are in an unprecedented era in American politics. Part of that unprecedented era is Hillary’s defeat tour. A victory tour makes sense. Instead Hillary is conducting a defeat tour in which she marches around “taking responsibility” for losing the election before blaming the FBI’s Russian misogyny for her defeat. Say what...

    What on earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?
    May03

    What on earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

    BANGKOK — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other, barely past his first 100 days as leader...