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    Donald Trump’s Defenders on the Left
    Jul23

    Donald Trump’s Defenders on the Left

    When it comes to possible collusion with Russia, Donald Trump’s most interesting defenders don’t reside on the political right. They reside on the political left.Sean Hannity and Newt Gingrich aren’t defending a principle. They’re defending a patron. Until recently they were ultra-hawks. Now, to downplay Russia’s...

    Report: Germany Tells Russia Breach of Sanctions Strains Ties
    Jul23

    Report: Germany Tells Russia Breach of Sanctions Strains Ties

    Germany has warned Russia that breaches of sanctions including the relocation to Crimea of four gas turbines delivered to Russia by Siemens are straining political relations between the two countries, Bild am Sonntag reported Sunday. The newspaper quoted a foreign ministry spokesman as saying the German government had on several occasions brought...

    Congress agrees on Russia sanctions, setting up showdown with Trump
    Jul23

    Congress agrees on Russia sanctions, setting up showdown with Trump

    Congressional negotiators from both parties agreed Saturday on a bill to punish Moscow for meddling in the US presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. The measure would handcuff President Trump’s ability to ease the sanctions on his own. Trump would have to explain to Congress why he wants to ease…...

    Lebanese and Ukrainian communities live it up at festivals
    Jul23

    Lebanese and Ukrainian communities live it up at festivals

    There was fun, national costumes, dancing and food, food, food as two of the region’s main cultural groups celebrated their heritage Saturday. Over at the St. Elias Cathedral, thousands from the Lebanese community, and non-Lebanese friends, gathered in force for the 27th year for everything from tours of the stately cathedral to traditional...

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill
    Jul23

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

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    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill
    Jul23

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. The sanctions targeting Russia, however, have drawn the most attention due to President...

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill
    Jul23

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Congress Comes to an Agreement on Russia Sanctions
    Jul23

    Congress Comes to an Agreement on Russia Sanctions

    Congress reached an agreement Saturday on sanctions against Russia for its election-meddling and invasion of Crimea. The latest version of the bill also includes sanctions against Iran, North Korea, and gives Congress veto power that could block President Trump from easing any sanctions on Moscow.The bill, which could be on Trump’s desk...

    Trump Jr., Manafort May Testify Privately In Front Of Senate
    Jul22

    Trump Jr., Manafort May Testify Privately In Front Of Senate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign chairman won’t be forced to testify publicly next week and are instead discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, the panel said. The Senate Judiciary Committee initially called...

    To defeat tyranny today, look to the past
    Jul22

    To defeat tyranny today, look to the past

    President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit at the G20 Summit, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Waller R. Newell, Carleton University Democracy is under assault. Vladimir Putin’s authoritarianism, ISIS terrorism, the nuclear threat from North Korea and Donald...