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    6 signs that the Russia investigation could blow up the Trump White House
    Jul12

    6 signs that the Russia investigation could blow up the Trump White House

    Donald Trump Jr. (Credit: AP/Kathy Willens) The New York Times report that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer last June in expectation of receiving damaging information on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is a blow for a White House already saddled with sinking poll numbers and a stalled legislative agenda. After a few...

    No One Investigating Trump-Russia Was Looking for Don Jr.
    Jul12

    No One Investigating Trump-Russia Was Looking for Don Jr.

    With a cast of characters like Michael Flynn, Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and Carter Page, it seemed like only a matter of time before at least one of them had to explain a paper trail describing suspicious contact—whether through naïveté or malice—with Russian agents trying to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. It just didn’t...

    Poroshenko Proposes Adding International Investigator To Sheremet Slaying Probe
    Jul12

    Poroshenko Proposes Adding International Investigator To Sheremet Slaying Probe

    President Petro Poroshenko has proposed incorporating an internationally recognized investigator into the Ukrainian team investigating the killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet, in hopes of jumpstarting a probe that has produced no significant leads in a year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    CPJ Criticizes Ukrainian Probe Of Journalist Sheremet’s Death
    Jul12

    CPJ Criticizes Ukrainian Probe Of Journalist Sheremet’s Death

    A Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) report is critical of a Ukrainian investigation into the killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet, with no arrests in the case and more questions than answers nearly one year after his car-bomb death in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Organic Industry Is in Turmoil
    Jul12

    The Organic Industry Is in Turmoil

    Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, the grocer that brought pricey organic food to the masses, comes during a time of turmoil in the organic industry: The Department of Agriculture is continuing to investigate the importation of millions of pounds of phony organic grains. The move is in response to a lengthy Washington Post exposé...

    Ted Kennedy and the KGB
    Jul12

    Ted Kennedy and the KGB

    Editors’ note: In light of the ongoing controversy surrounding the Trump campaign’s alleged “collusion” with the Russian government during the 2016 US presidential election, which now involves Trump Jr. daring to talk to a Russian woman, Frontpage has deemed it important to bring attention to a forgotten story of...

    Dutch Ready Monument To 298 Victims Of Airliner Shot Down Over Ukraine
    Jul12

    Dutch Ready Monument To 298 Victims Of Airliner Shot Down Over Ukraine

    King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands announced on July 11 that they will join Prime Minister Rutte on July 17 for the unveiling of a national monument for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the day from across the globe, July 11
    Jul12

    News of the day from across the globe, July 11

    Major NATO exercises in Eastern Europe began in Bulgaria on Tuesday involving 25,000 military personnel from more than 20 allied and partner countries as the U.S. seeks to reassure NATO’s European allies. The drills aim to increase the interoperability of participating countries and demonstrate resolve and readiness to act in support of...

    News roundup: Trump campaign attempted collusion with Russian government
    Jul12

    News roundup: Trump campaign attempted collusion with Russian government

    Yesterday evening, it was revealed that not only did Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort not only took a meeting with a Kremlin-linked Russian attorney who claimed to have secret information damaging to Hillary Clinton, but that the three of them had been explicitly told, in advance, that the meeting was...

    The Everybody-Does-It Defense of Collusion
    Jul12

    The Everybody-Does-It Defense of Collusion

    As evidence continues to mount suggesting the Trump campaign worked with Russia to influence the 2016 election, the president’s allies have shifted to a new defense: Collusion is no big deal. For months, the White House has fervently denied allegations of collusion, with President Trump routinely dismissing Russia stories in the press as...