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    Jake Tapper grills Trump attorney in heated interview: ‘I know you want to change the subject’
    Jul16

    Jake Tapper grills Trump attorney in heated interview: ‘I know you want to change the subject’

    CNN host Jake Tapper grilled Jay Sekulow, an attorney for President Donald Trump, on his show Sunday over last week’s biggest political news story: the meeting Donald Trump Jr. had with a Russian lawyer last June at Trump Tower. Tapper wasted no time getting down to business. As soon as the interview began, he came out of the gate reading...

    Three Years On, Families of MH17 Victims Still Seeking Justice
    Jul16

    Three Years On, Families of MH17 Victims Still Seeking Justice

    Investigators say it’s clear what caused Flight MH17 to crash in eastern Ukraine’s war zone in 2014: a Buk missile brought in from Russia and fired from territory held by Moscow-backed separatists. But they have yet to name a single suspect, and families of the 298 victims can only sit and wait for justice. …read more Source:...

    Schiff: Not Appropriate for Democrats to Get Help from Ukrainian Government
    Jul16

    Schiff: Not Appropriate for Democrats to Get Help from Ukrainian Government

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D., Calif.) said Sunday it would not have been appropriate for Democrats to get help from the Ukrainian government in the 2016 campaign, stressing that its efforts to help Hillary Clinton did not come close to Russia’s on behalf of Donald Trump. ABC host Jonathan Karl read from a January Politico article headlined,...

    What Politicos Are Reading This Summer
    Jul16

    What Politicos Are Reading This Summer

    “There are two motives for reading a book,” once wrote Nobel Laureate Bertrand Russell. “One, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.” It does make you wonder what Russell would have thought of today’s political scene, where there’s no surer mark of fame than whether strangers are willing to read about what...

    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...

    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...

    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...