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    This Week: At One-Year Anniversary Of Mueller Probe, GOP Says Wrap It Up
    May18

    This Week: At One-Year Anniversary Of Mueller Probe, GOP Says Wrap It Up

    Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, and the team has a lot to show for it. To date, a total of 19 people and three Russian companies have either been indicted or pleaded guilty to criminal charges, including four former Trump campaign officials. But President Trump and his GOP allies in...

    In Europe, Standing Up to America Is Now Patriotic
    May18

    In Europe, Standing Up to America Is Now Patriotic

    The United States and Europe have had serious foreign-policy disputes before—notably during the Iraq war, when France and Germany split with the U.S. over the invasion. But since he took office in January 2017, President Trump’s decisions, including his withdrawal from the Paris climate accord and his imposition of steel and aluminum...

    Russia initiates terrorism investigation into Washington Examiner journalists over Crimea article
    May18

    Russia initiates terrorism investigation into Washington Examiner journalists over Crimea article

    Russian authorities have initiated criminal proceedings after The Washington Examiner, a D.C.-based magazine and website, published an article urging Ukraine to bomb Russia’s newly opened bridge to Crimea. Washington Examiner editorial director Hugo Gurdon and columnist Tom Rogan are both being criminally investigated in connection with the...

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue
    May18

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

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    The Latest: Putin says gas may keep going via Ukraine
    May18

    The Latest: Putin says gas may keep going via Ukraine

    The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Latest: Putin: Gas shipments via Ukraine may continue
    May18

    The Latest: Putin: Gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s trip to Russia (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea. …read more Source: FOX...

    Merkel meeting with Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine
    May18

    Merkel meeting with Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is holding talks with President Vladimir Putin in Russia on Friday about the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, the Iran nuclear agreement and a planned pipeline to bring gas from Russia to Germany. The meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Trump joins fight to reveal intelligence sources—no matter what the cost
    May18

    Trump joins fight to reveal intelligence sources—no matter what the cost

    The names of intelligence sources in the field are among the most highly protected information, not just in the US, but in any nation. This information is so widely recognized as critical, both to the lives of the individuals involved, and ability of the nation to collect good intelligence, that names of in-place agents is often the “McGuffin” of...

    Rudy’s desperate new defense for Trump: Conspiring with the Russians wasn’t illegal!
    May18

    Rudy’s desperate new defense for Trump: Conspiring with the Russians wasn’t illegal!

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    Merkel to Meet Putin for Talks on Syria, Ukraine
    May18

    Merkel to Meet Putin for Talks on Syria, Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....