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    World Bank Says Russian Economy To Grow 1.3 Percent In 2017, 1.4 percent in 2018
    Jun05

    World Bank Says Russian Economy To Grow 1.3 Percent In 2017, 1.4 percent in 2018

    The World Bank has forecast Russian economic growth at a 1.3 percent rate in 2017, helped by improving consumption in the country that is recovering from a two-year recession. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ottawa tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski reaches mixed doubles quarterfinals in France
    Jun04

    Ottawa tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski reaches mixed doubles quarterfinals in France

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski went 1-for-2 in French Open doubles tennis matches on Sunday. Dabrowski and Rohan Bopanna of India, the No. 7 seeds, earned a spot in the quarterfinals of mixed doubles by defeating France’s Chloe Paquet and Benoît Paire 6-3, 6-2 in a second-round match. Dabrowski and Bopanna are scheduled to play that...

    Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?
    Jun04

    Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?

    HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Good evening and thanks for joining us. For the second day in a row, Russian President Vladimir Putin is rejecting the assertion by American intelligence agencies that Russians meddled in last year’s U.S. presidential election to the potential benefit of Donald Trump. In an excerpt from an...

    After Trump’s Exit from Paris Accord: Just Sanction the Bastards!
    Jun04

    After Trump’s Exit from Paris Accord: Just Sanction the Bastards!

    By Jean-Francois BoittinAfter Trump’s exiting from the Paris Accord, no more travel freedom for all those involved in the decision-making.The reality of Trump exiting “his” United States from the Paris Accord has sunk in. The key question: What’s the rest of the world to do about it? Unfair United States The answer: Trade sanctions,...

    Wouldn’t it be nice? How the Russia investigation intersects with real-world U.S. foreign policy goals
    Jun04

    Wouldn’t it be nice? How the Russia investigation intersects with real-world U.S. foreign policy goals

    Donald Trump; Vladimir Putin (Credit: AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Evan Vucci) As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump asked a good question: “Wouldn’t it be nice if we actually got along with Russia?” Few Russia watchers — indeed few Americans — would disagree. The debate is over how. Would easing economic sanctions on Russia promote...

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski facing busy of tennis Sunday at French Open
    Jun04

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski facing busy of tennis Sunday at French Open

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski and Yifan Xu of China advanced to the third round of women’s doubles in the French Open on Saturday with a 6-1, 6-2 victory against Madison Brengle of the United States and Anna Smith of Britain. Dabrowski and Xu are scheduled to be back on the court at Paris on Sunday for a match against Raluca Olaru of...

    Special Counsel Mueller’s Investigation Seems To Be Growing
    Jun04

    Special Counsel Mueller’s Investigation Seems To Be Growing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney general and deputy attorney general in...

    View from the Left: Trump trashes the planet to distract from Russia
    Jun03

    View from the Left: Trump trashes the planet to distract from Russia

    Among Donald Trump’s cabinet members, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has thus far dominated the pr*sident’s time. By Politico’s count last month, Tillerson had met with Trump 22 times, while Environmental Protection Agency destroyer Scott Pruitt didn’t even get a mention in the tally (graphic below). Pruitt’s Oval...

    Trump is still spouting falsehoods about NATO, and it’s yet another sign of his incapacity
    Jun03

    Trump is still spouting falsehoods about NATO, and it’s yet another sign of his incapacity

    Donald Trump’s bizarre speech to NATO last week was yet another opportunity for America’s fact-checkers to do that thing they do, patiently explaining that even though this orange-hued fellow keeps huffing about the members of NATO owing us some cash, that is not even remotely how this works. But Trump is really talking about indirect...

    Special counsel Mueller adds to his investigation the probe of ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort
    Jun03

    Special counsel Mueller adds to his investigation the probe of ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort

    Sadie Gurman, Eric Tucker and Jeff Horwitz report: The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney...