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    Software and Hard Consequences
    Aug12

    Software and Hard Consequences

    World War III has started, and almost no one seems to have noticed. Or perhaps the Cold War is a better analogy, if the Cold War had 20 sides fighting each other all at once and, again, if almost no one was paying enough attention to realize what is going on. At least, this is what Alexander Klimburg insists in The Darkening Web, his new book on...

    Top-ranked Pliskova eliminated by former world No. 1 Wozniacki at Rogers Cup
    Aug12

    Top-ranked Pliskova eliminated by former world No. 1 Wozniacki at Rogers Cup

    TORONTO — Caroline Wozniacki made some changes this week to try to change her fortune in a city that has not been kind on the tennis front. Personal driver? Not needed this time around. Same hotel as before? Switch that booking. Wozniacki is not only winning in Toronto for the first time in her career, she’s doing it against the...

    Twitter users are reporting Trump’s account for ‘threatening violence’ against North Korea
    Aug11

    Twitter users are reporting Trump’s account for ‘threatening violence’ against North Korea

    By Brian Fung | Washington Post Can a president be suspended from Twitter for threatening to attack another country? That’s what some Twitter users, including actor and former Barack Obama aide Kal Penn, are demanding, after President Trump tweeted Friday morning that U.S. “military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded,...

    Why Does Trump Still Refuse to Criticize Putin?
    Aug11

    Why Does Trump Still Refuse to Criticize Putin?

    President Trump is most comfortable when he’s on the verbal offensive. He loves a good war of words, whether his target is a foreign adversary, a foreign ally, a Republican rival, or Rosie O’Donnell. According to a New York Times tally, Trump has attacked 351 separate people, places, and things on Twitter alone since July 2015.The...

    What to know about the biggest stories of the week
    Aug11

    What to know about the biggest stories of the week

    Our brief guide to the news you may have missed. Congress is out on its summer vacation, and while the Trump administration insists the president’s August sojourn to his luxury golf resort in New Jersey isn’t a vacation, it certainly has a vacation-y vibe to it. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images President Trump boards Air Force One on...

    Trump’s Favorite Media Outlets Are Melting Down Over News Paul Manafort’s Home Was Raided
    Aug11

    Trump’s Favorite Media Outlets Are Melting Down Over News Paul Manafort’s Home Was Raided

    Breitbart and company are working overtime to distance the president from his former campaign manager. After President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was issued a search warrant regarding the Russia investigation, pro-Trump media — including Fox personalities, fringe blogs, neo-Nazi sites, and fake news...

    Why the sons of Russian spies qualify as Canadians
    Aug11

    Why the sons of Russian spies qualify as Canadians

    Alex and Tim Foley in Bangkok in 2011. (Tim and Alex Foley) Peggy Ann Osborne and Don Chapman are the lead researcher and founder, respectively, for Lost Canadians, a volunteer group of Canadian advocates working to restore rightful citizenship to hundreds of thousands of Canadians who have fallen between the cracks of citizenship laws. The...

    An Update on the War in Ukraine
    Aug11

    An Update on the War in Ukraine

    The conflict was then, and it remains today, a real war. …read more Source: CNS...

    What can Canada do for Venezuela?
    Aug11

    What can Canada do for Venezuela?

    (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters) Ben Rowswell was Canada’s ambassador to Venezuela from 2014 until last month, when he retired from the Canadian foreign service. He’s now working in Toronto as co-founder of Udara, a software venture that provides an app designed to help activist groups connect with supporters through their mobile...

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian To 8 Years On Terror Charges
    Aug11

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian To 8 Years On Terror Charges

    A court in Russia has sentenced a Ukrainian citizen to 8 years in prison on terrorism charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...