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    A New Generation Redefines What It Means to Be a Missionary
    Mar08

    A New Generation Redefines What It Means to Be a Missionary

    Christianity is shrinking and aging in the West, but it’s growing in the Global South, where most Christians are now located. With this demographic shift has come the beginning of another shift, in a practice some Christians from various denominations embrace as a theological requirement. There are hundreds of thousands of missionaries...

    Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia
    Mar08

    Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is scheduled for arraignment in a northern Virginia courthouse on charges including tax evasion and bank fraud. The grand jury indictment in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, accuses Paul Manafort of hiding from the Internal Revenue Service tens of millions of...

    Finland developing horrific jumping land mine to deter Russian or other land invasions
    Mar08

    Finland developing horrific jumping land mine to deter Russian or other land invasions

    Finland shares a 833 mile border and a difficult history with Russia, and following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, it has stepped up military spending. …read more Source: Business...

    Europe Split on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline as US Warns Against Dependence on Russian Gas
    Mar08

    Europe Split on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline as US Warns Against Dependence on Russian Gas

    A number of eastern European states have ramped up their opposition to a new gas pipeline linking Russia with Germany. The Nord Stream 2 project will bring Russian gas directly to Western Europe, but critics say it will increase dependence on Russia and enrich its state-owned energy firms, at a time when Moscow stands accused of undermining...

    Britain Weighing Its Options in Poisoning of Russians
    Mar08

    Britain Weighing Its Options in Poisoning of Russians

    The tip-off came from the British government itself that Downing Street had no stomach for a fight over Ukraine and Russia’s takeover of Crimea. Four years ago when the European Union and the United States were bracing themselves to punish Russia and were debating what sanctions to impose, a British official allowed a note detailing the...

    Tillerson, Russia’s Lavrov circle each other in Africa
    Mar08

    Tillerson, Russia’s Lavrov circle each other in Africa

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — They could have run into each other sipping coffee in the lobby, perhaps at the bar at Ethiopia’s finest hotel. But U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov don’t appear destined to meet. The top American and Russian diplomats are warily circling each other in...

    Is Donald Trump Fueling a Mass Extinction of Democracy Across the Planet?
    Mar08

    Is Donald Trump Fueling a Mass Extinction of Democracy Across the Planet?

    The warning signs are there, cautions “How Democracies Die” co-author Steven Levitsky. Earlier this week, during a freewheeling speech to Republican donors at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump cracked the following joke about Chinese leader Xi Jinping: “He’s now president for life. President for life. No, he’s great. And...

    The National Endowment for (Meddling in) Democracy
    Mar08

    The National Endowment for (Meddling in) Democracy

    “They’re meddling in our politics!” That’s the war cry of outraged Clintonites and neocons, who seem to think election interference is something that Russians do to us and we never, ever do to them. But meddling in other countries has been a favorite Washington pastime ever since William McKinley vowed to “Christianize” the...

    Mueller’s focus falls on meeting in Seychelles
    Mar08

    Mueller’s focus falls on meeting in Seychelles

    By Devlin Barrett, Sari Horwitz and Rosalind S. Helderman | Washington Post WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller has gathered evidence that a secret meeting in the Seychelles just before the inauguration of Donald Trump was an effort to establish a back channel between the incoming administration and the Kremlin — apparently contradicting...

    Mueller gathering evidence Team Trump sought secret back channel to Kremlin at Seychelles meeting
    Mar08

    Mueller gathering evidence Team Trump sought secret back channel to Kremlin at Seychelles meeting

    The Washington Post is reporting that special counsel Robert Mueller is gathering evidence that the Seychelles meeting in January 2017 involving a U.A.E. adviser and Trump-connected Erik Prince was aimed at creating a secret back-channel between the incoming Trump administration and Russia. The U.A.E. adviser, George Nader, is now reportedly...