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    Dr. Gorka says he’s going to be Trump’s ‘pitbull’ — here’s why
    Jul16

    Dr. Gorka says he’s going to be Trump’s ‘pitbull’ — here’s why

    Dr. Sebastian Gorka told Sean Hannity that he was willing to be President Donald Trump’s “pit bull” in order to push back on what he saw as biased attacks by the media. He explained what that meant on Hannity’s Fox News show Friday. “I just want to point out,” Hannity began, “factually, 50-year reruns of Yogi Bear and 25-plus reruns...

    MH17 — What Happened?
    Jul16

    MH17 — What Happened?

    What exactly do we know about the events of July 17, 2014, when Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was blown out of the sky over Ukraine, killing 298 people? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Australia Says MH17 Perpetrators May Be Tried in Absentia
    Jul16

    Australia Says MH17 Perpetrators May Be Tried in Absentia

    SYDNEY—The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians. It was shot down by a Russian-made Buk...

    Australia Urges Russia To Cooperate With Initiatives To Prosecute MH17 Suspects
    Jul16

    Australia Urges Russia To Cooperate With Initiatives To Prosecute MH17 Suspects

    Australia has urged Russia to cooperate with new moves to prosecute suspected perpetrators, who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Next Super Weapons: Big Aircraft Carriers and Nuclear-Powered Destroyers?
    Jul16

    Russia’s Next Super Weapons: Big Aircraft Carriers and Nuclear-Powered Destroyers?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Could this happen? Russia is likely to build larger surface combatants in the coming years—with larger corvettes and frigates in the works. However, Moscow is not likely to spend large sums of money to build massive new vessels such as the gargantuan 14,000-ton Leader-class nuclear-powered destroyers or 100,000-ton...

    Russian Team Hands China Rare Loss At World Swimming Championships
    Jul16

    Russian Team Hands China Rare Loss At World Swimming Championships

    Russia’s Yevgeny Kuznetsov and Ilya Zakharov won the three-meter springboard synchronized diving title at the world swimming champions in Budapest, denying China gold for only the second time in history. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Paul Manafort’s shady deal with Ukrainian party makes no sense
    Jul16

    Paul Manafort’s shady deal with Ukrainian party makes no sense

    More evidence emerged Saturday of the shady operations of the Kremlin-linked Ukraine political party that hired Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort as a consultant. Somehow, the money Manafort told US authorities he earned in 2012 and 2013 from Ukraine’s Party of Regions exceeded what the party said was its entire operating budget,...

    Putin faces growing opposition in lead up to 4th term
    Jul15

    Putin faces growing opposition in lead up to 4th term

    NICK SCHIFRIN: This is the season of Russia’s discontent. Under President Vladimir Putin there’s been a tacit agreement that people enjoy their lives and stay out of politics. Now, many Russians are deciding that bargain’s no longer worth it. ALEXEY KOTOREV: Until recently, people were thinking politics were somewhere far away....

    Egypt Knife Attacker First Sat and Talked With His Victims
    Jul15

    Egypt Knife Attacker First Sat and Talked With His Victims

    (HURGHADA, Egypt) — The Egyptian university graduate who stabbed two German women to death at a popular Red Sea resort first sat and spoke to them in fluent German before producing a large kitchen knife and attacking them, security officials said Saturday. Leaving them for dead, 29-year-old Abdel-Rahman Shaaban fled the scene, chased by hotel...

    Week 8: Russians Bearing Dirt Come Calling and a Scandal Finds a Home
    Jul15

    Week 8: Russians Bearing Dirt Come Calling and a Scandal Finds a Home

    The scandal with no name took an accelerating turn this week as the New York Times uncoiled three stunning stories about a June 9, 2016, meeting in Trump Tower where Donald Trump’s president’s kin and campaign brain trust conferred with a Russian emissary and her entourage. The naming convention for political scandals insists that we...