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    Manafort Demands DOJ Inspector General Probe Of FISA Order Report
    Sep20

    Manafort Demands DOJ Inspector General Probe Of FISA Order Report

    Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman who has been a focus of various Russia probes, responded Tuesday to a CNN report that he had been the subject of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (or “FISA”) surveillance order by calling for an investigation by the Department of Justice’s Inspector General into the revelation. “If...

    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?
    Sep20

    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?

    The first episode of Comrade Detective opens with producer and star Channing Tatum sitting in a movie theater with journalist Jon Ronson. They are gathered to present a forgotten treasure from an even more forgotten time, which took over two decades to find, in a continent-spanning search, and obtained “with the cooperation of five international...

    In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to “destroy” North Korea
    Sep20

    In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to “destroy” North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to “totally destroy North Korea” if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation’s nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to the U.N. that laid out a stark, good-vs-evil view of a globe riven by chaos and turmoil....

    Trump Calls Out Socialism, Iran and Cuba at UN (Transcript, VIDEO)
    Sep20

    Trump Calls Out Socialism, Iran and Cuba at UN (Transcript, VIDEO)

    At the United Nations, President Trump delivered a speech that was in some ways conventional, yet struck unique notes that echoed the agenda that had brought him to the White House. “As President of the United States, I will always put America first, just like you, as the leaders of your countries will always, and should always, put your...

    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?
    Sep20

    Wolverines! Rocky! … Comrade Detective?

    The first episode of Comrade Detective opens with producer and star Channing Tatum sitting in a movie theater with journalist Jon Ronson. They are gathered to present a forgotten treasure from an even more forgotten time, which took over two decades to find, in a continent-spanning search, and obtained “with the cooperation of five international...

    Ukraine Readies New High Court as Reforms Take Hold, Justice Minister Says
    Sep20

    Ukraine Readies New High Court as Reforms Take Hold, Justice Minister Says

    Ukraine could have a new Supreme Court installed by next month as part of judicial reforms aimed at rooting out corruption, Ukraine’s Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko said Tuesday. “I think from October the new Supreme Court will start working,” Petrenko told Reuters in an interview at the Concordia Annual Summit in New York....

    Saakashvili Arrives In Kyiv
    Sep20

    Saakashvili Arrives In Kyiv

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region and former president of Georgia, arrived in Kyiv vowing to challenge the revocation of his Ukrainian citizenship. He told supporters the Ukrainian authorities were trying to prevent him from mounting a legal challenge to the decision, which was announced by President Petro...

    Criticism Or Terrorism? Jailed For A Like
    Sep20

    Criticism Or Terrorism? Jailed For A Like

    Dozens of Russian citizens have been imprisoned in recent years for their social-media activities. This is the story of one of them, a blogger who was jailed for expressing his views on Russia’s military involvement in Syria. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills
    Sep20

    Russian Helicopter Fires on Spectators During Drills

    A Russian attack helicopter mistakenly fired at least one rocket into a crowd of spectators during a large-scale military exercise in western Belarus simulating a counterattack against NATO forces. The Russian military acknowledged that a rocket was fired by accident by a helicopter, but insisted that no one was hurt in the incident. It also...

    In Belarus, some Jews don’t mind a dictator
    Sep20

    In Belarus, some Jews don’t mind a dictator

    A residential building in Minsk, Belarus, July 2017. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) MINSK, Belarus (JTA) — At the age of 36, Yishai Malkin and his family are leading what millions of people in the former Soviet Union would consider a charmed life. A web designer, Malkin and his wife, an event manager, earn a combined monthly salary of $2,000....