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    Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russia photos
    May12

    Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russia photos

    President Trump jabbed back at Russia on Thursday, tweeting out photos that show him standing next to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office — and also seated next to rival Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin of Ukraine. Trump noted that he held meetings with both pols “on the same day” and added the hashtag… …read more Source:...

    The Russians Troll Trump
    May12

    The Russians Troll Trump

    It’s hard to imagine how Wednesday could have gone any worse for the Trump White House. But it did, because the Trump White House didn’t see any reason to cancel or reschedule or somehow modify the president’s promise to Russian President Vladimir Putin that he would receive Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval...

    #LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russia — and Rosie O’Donnell
    May12

    #LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russia — and Rosie O’Donnell

    (Credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Trump said in a tweet on Thursday that Russia is laughing at the U.S. because of the Democratic party’s obsession with Russia — but President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov don’t appear to be paying much attention. “Russia must be laughing up their sleeves watching as the...

    ‘The View’ hosts accuse Trump of ‘treason’ — and the reason has nothing to do with Comey
    May12

    ‘The View’ hosts accuse Trump of ‘treason’ — and the reason has nothing to do with Comey

    The hosts of “The View” erupted Thursday over reports that President Donald Trump banned American media from covering his Wednesday Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislak, calling the move “treason.” The meeting was held in the Oval Office, and though no U.S. media outlets were...

    A small number of people are fleeing Canada for the U.S.
    May12

    A small number of people are fleeing Canada for the U.S.

    In case there was any doubt, barely anybody flees Canada for the U.S. Just 466 asylum seekers — including 55 Canadians — left Canada to apply for refugee status at the U.S. border under exceptions to the Safe Third Country Agreement since 2004. The number of asylum seekers fleeing the U.S. for Canada has skyrocketed since President Donald...

    Trump Jr. urges support for Greg Gianforte in US House race
    May11

    Trump Jr. urges support for Greg Gianforte in US House race

    EAST HELENA, Mont. — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, returned to Montana on Thursday for rallies across the state to support the congressional bid of Republican Greg Gianforte, who he said was needed in Washington to help advance the agenda of the Trump White House. “We need more people in D.C. to help my father,” he said...

    ‘U.S. supports Ukraine’ against Russia, Trump tells foreign minister
    May11

    ‘U.S. supports Ukraine’ against Russia, Trump tells foreign minister

    “Without U.S. engagement, it’s not possible to sort this out,” Ukraine’s foreign minister said. …read more Source: USA...

    The Annexation of Crimea Isn’t Going as Planned
    May11

    The Annexation of Crimea Isn’t Going as Planned

    The show trial of Akhtem Chiygoz was supposed to be a quick and easy way to discourage dissent. That was before it went off the rails. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Sinister Text Messages Reveal High-tech Front in Ukraine War
    May11

    Sinister Text Messages Reveal High-tech Front in Ukraine War

    Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometers) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. “Ukrainian soldiers,” it warned, “they’ll find your bodies when the snow...

    EU Approves Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU Approves Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – The European Union approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians on Thursday, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with pro-Russian insurgents. “YES, we did it!” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook after the Brussels decision, which the former Soviet republic...