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    Jewish Man Attacked With Ax in Ukraine
    May13

    Jewish Man Attacked With Ax in Ukraine

    Multiple sources in Dnipro are describing the Ukrainian attacker as someone with a violent past and a history of mental-health issues. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Trump Turns to Private Lawyers to Downplay His Russian Business Ties, Showing He Shuts Up When Threatened
    May13

    Trump Turns to Private Lawyers to Downplay His Russian Business Ties, Showing He Shuts Up When Threatened

    Are ex-Trump campaign aides cooperating with the FBI? President Trump keeps showing he can’t keep quiet when it comes to political fights. The latest evidence is his admission that firing FBI director James Comey was really about his refusal to pledge his loyalty to Trump and the FBI’s ongoing Trump campaign-Russia investigation—not...

    Eurovision 2017: What Is Making Europe’s Annual Song Contest So Political?
    May13

    Eurovision 2017: What Is Making Europe’s Annual Song Contest So Political?

    Ukraine-Russia tensions loom large over the gaudy singing competition that is no stranger to controversy. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision 2017: What Is Making Europe’s Annual Song Contest So Political?
    May13

    Eurovision 2017: What Is Making Europe’s Annual Song Contest So Political?

    Ukraine-Russia tensions loom large over the gaudy singing competition that is no stranger to controversy. …read more Source:...

    Italy, Portugal Eyed As Favorites As Ukraine Hosts Eurovision Final
    May13

    Italy, Portugal Eyed As Favorites As Ukraine Hosts Eurovision Final

    The Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, is bracing to host the finale of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, the annual europop song fest that is expected to garner a television audience of some 200 million. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dozens Of Countries Hit By Huge Cyberextortion Attack
    May13

    Dozens Of Countries Hit By Huge Cyberextortion Attack

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users’ files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded. The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a...

    Russia Seeks Investment, Trade Links on China’s New ‘Silk Road’
    May13

    Russia Seeks Investment, Trade Links on China’s New ‘Silk Road’

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is heading to China Sunday to join leaders of 27 other nations at the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) summit in Beijing. The massive China-led project aims to revive the ancient Silk Road and maritime trade routes by expanding investment in infrastructure linking Asia, Africa and Europe. While China plans to...

    Get Ready, Russia: Germany Is Expanding Its Tank Forces by 40 Percent
    May13

    Get Ready, Russia: Germany Is Expanding Its Tank Forces by 40 Percent

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Europe The new tanks represent a commitment to a larger tank force rather than to a next-generation tank design. Germany has begun the process of upgrading 103 out-of-service Leopard 2A4 and 2A6 tanks to the latest model, the Leopard 2A7V—an upgrade that will cost the state the equivalent of 760 million euros ($833...

    Huge Cyberattack Hits Nearly 100 Countries With ‘Wanna Decryptor’ Malware
    May13

    Huge Cyberattack Hits Nearly 100 Countries With ‘Wanna Decryptor’ Malware

    Hospitals, schools, companies and governments around the world were assessing the damage Saturday after a massive cyberattack hit almost 100 hundred countries, infecting computers with malware that demanded ransom payments. No one has yet claimed the worldwide attack, which experts believe used tools stolen from the National Security Agency. U.S....

    Questions Surround Ukraine’s Bailouts as Banking Chief Steps Down
    May13

    Questions Surround Ukraine’s Bailouts as Banking Chief Steps Down

    The departing official said she had made necessary moves, but a major lender’s troubles have raised concerns about the country’s ability to manage foreign aid. …read more Source: The New York...