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    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’
    May12

    Poroshenko: Visa-Free EU Travel Marks Ukraine’s ‘Divorce From Russian Empire’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a visa-liberalization deal with the European Union marks his country’s “divorce from the Russian Empire.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’
    May12

    Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’

    It is Florence Nightingale’s birthday today! Revered as the “founder of modern nursing,” Florence was born in Florence, Italy on May 12, 1820. Florence was known for introducing the need for sanitation while caring for wounded soldiers in the Crimean War, saving several lives, training nurses and cleaning hospitals. She died in London at...

    Russia Has Weaponized Fake News to Sow Chaos
    May12

    Russia Has Weaponized Fake News to Sow Chaos

    Donald Trump and his top advisers have spent the past four months under near constant scrutiny: Two congressional committees, the FBI and CIA—not to mention the entire news media—have launched separate investigations into the role Russia played in orchestrating his victory. Washington rarely sees such intense intrigue surrounding a sitting...

    China Says It’s Building the New Silk Road. Here Are Five Things to Know Ahead of a Key Summit
    May12

    China Says It’s Building the New Silk Road. Here Are Five Things to Know Ahead of a Key Summit

    It’s championed by pliant academics in state newspapers, danced about by ethnically diverse children in propaganda videos, and financed by fretful bankers with little hope of recouping their investments: China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a leviathan transnational infrastructure scheme that’s hard to ignore. On Sunday, a...

    The American way of war is a budget-breaker
    May12

    The American way of war is a budget-breaker

    US Army 2nd Battalion, 10th Regiment, 10th Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters take off during a joint US-Romanian air assault exercise at the Mihail Kogalniceanu airbase, eastern Romania, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Romanian and U.S troops are staging joint exercises with U.S. Black Hawk helicopters, part of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade...

    Belarus, Croatia, Romania Among Qualifiers For Eurovision Final
    May12

    Belarus, Croatia, Romania Among Qualifiers For Eurovision Final

    Performers from Belarus, Croatia, and Romania are among those who qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s largest television event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarus, Croatia, Romania Among Qualifiers For Eurovision Final
    May12

    Belarus, Croatia, Romania Among Qualifiers For Eurovision Final

    Performers from Belarus, Croatia, and Romania are among those who qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s largest television event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Coup in Real Time? Historian Says Comey Firing Is Trump’s ‘Open Admission of Collusion With Russia’
    May12

    A Coup in Real Time? Historian Says Comey Firing Is Trump’s ‘Open Admission of Collusion With Russia’

    Yale historian says Trump has now admitted guilt; former intelligence officer says Flynn was a Russian agent. Has the other shoe finally dropped? Is this the beginning of Donald Trump’s attempted coup?Trump is a plutocratic authoritarian. As I have previously argued, it is fair to call him a fascist. He has repeatedly demonstrated this fact...

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war
    May12

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war

    KIEV, Ukraine — Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles from the front when their cell phones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Trump on Russia-Ukraine conflict: 'Let's make peace'
    May12

    Trump on Russia-Ukraine conflict: 'Let's make peace'

    President Trump on Thursday urged Russia and Ukraine to “make peace” following meetings with foreign ministers from both countries.The president tweeted photos from his Wednesday meetings in the Oval Office with the directive, “lets make peace!””… …read more Source: The...