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    Is Donald Trump qualified to be president?
    Sep26

    Is Donald Trump qualified to be president?

    H.L. Mencken declared there was only one way to look at a politician – “down.”Likewise, there’s really only one way to look at the first presidential debate on Monday: as the first serious job interview for potential President Donald John Trump – an opaque candidate who has hidden behind a steel curtain of one-liners, faux familiarity and...

    Ukraine’s Dnipro Mourns Deaths Of Two Police Officers
    Sep26

    Ukraine’s Dnipro Mourns Deaths Of Two Police Officers

    The city of Dnipro in eastern Ukraine is observing a day of mourning on September 26 to honor two traffic police officers killed in the line of duty in the city the previous day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    North Korea’s Cold War-Era Allies Take Measures To Squeeze Regime
    Sep26

    North Korea’s Cold War-Era Allies Take Measures To Squeeze Regime

    From kicking out North Korean workers and ending visa-free travel for its citizens, to stripping flags of convenience from its ships, Cold War-era allies from Poland to Mongolia are taking measures to squeeze the isolated country. More such moves, with prodding from South Korea and the United States, are expected after North Korea recently defied...

    Israeli-Palestinian struggle returns to the soccer pitch
    Sep26

    Israeli-Palestinian struggle returns to the soccer pitch

    By James M. Dorsey Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused world soccer body FIFA of allowing FIFA-sanctioned matches to be played on occupied land in the West Bank in violation of FIFA rules and has demanded that the group ensure that future games be staged within the borders of Israel prior to the 1967 Middle East war. The HRW allegations bring to...

    Canada deports Ukraine family with mentally ill 15-year-old after last-minute appeals fail
    Sep26

    Canada deports Ukraine family with mentally ill 15-year-old after last-minute appeals fail

    TORONTO — Canada deported a mentally ill 15-year-old boy to Ukraine Sunday night, despite medical evidence it is likely to trigger a second suicide attempt. Two border guards approached Vladyslav Zadorozhnyi the minute he arrived in the departures hall, and asked, as a formality, whether he is ready to go. “I don’t know what to say,” he...

    Who is Playing Whom?
    Sep25

    Who is Playing Whom?

    “Republika Srpska is a state and Russia is its ally”. Milorad Dodik, the president of the predominantly Serb entity within Bosnia and Herzegovina, is not someone known for mincing his words. The referendum on whether RS should celebrate January 9 as a “state holiday” being held today proves he does not shrink from a good political fight either....

    Emma Donoghue follows up Room with tale of a miracle girl
    Sep25

    Emma Donoghue follows up Room with tale of a miracle girl

    (no credit) THE WONDER By Emma Donoghue The ostensible “wonder” in Emma Donoghue’s latest novel is Anna O’Donnell, a strange, pious 11-year-old in 1850s Ireland who appears to be subsisting—scratch that, thriving—without food. The actual wonder is that Donoghue has written two novels about a child confined to a room in which a woman...

    This Ex-UFC Fighter Is 1st U.S. ‘Citizen’ of Rebel State
    Sep25

    This Ex-UFC Fighter Is 1st U.S. ‘Citizen’ of Rebel State

    How Jeff Monson — an MMA fighter nicknamed “The Snowman” — became the first American to gain citizenship to the Ukrainian rebel state of Luhansk. …read more Source:...

    Russian Hackers Doxxed Me. What Should I Do About It?
    Sep25

    Russian Hackers Doxxed Me. What Should I Do About It?

    NPR’s David Welna was recently hacked by a pro-Kremlin website when he applied for press credentials in Ukraine. He’s hardly alone. But it’s an issue the U.S. government is reluctant to discuss. …read more Source:...

    Our Eternal Enemy: We Must Stop the New Cold War
    Sep24

    Our Eternal Enemy: We Must Stop the New Cold War

    By David Wemer When nineteen-year-old American swimmer Lilly King emerged from the pool after winning the women’s 100-meter backstroke at the Rio Olympics, she became not only a gold-medalist, but also a heroine for the anti-steroid movement. Her victory over Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, came amid King’s outspoken criticism of the...