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    Trump administration reopens consideration of rejected plans to arm Ukraine
    Aug13

    Trump administration reopens consideration of rejected plans to arm Ukraine

    Deliberations put pressure on Trump, who’s fighting perceptions he is soft on the Kremlin amid investigations into whether his campaign colluded with Moscow …read more Source: The Globe and...

    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump
    Aug13

    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the United States deeper into the former Soviet republic’s conflict. The proposal, endorsed by the Pentagon and the State Department, reflects his...

    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump
    Aug13

    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump

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    Wozniacki beats Stephens to reach Rogers Cup women’s tennis final
    Aug12

    Wozniacki beats Stephens to reach Rogers Cup women’s tennis final

    TORONTO — Sixth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki defeated Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday afternoon to reach the final of the Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament. Wozniacki will play either defending champion Simona Halep of Romania or Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in the championship on Sunday. Stephens had her serve broken in the opening game...

    Week 12: Putting the Squeeze on Paul Manafort
    Aug12

    Week 12: Putting the Squeeze on Paul Manafort

    At the rate Robert S. Mueller is going, he will soon have enough material to write an eight-volume biography of former Trump campaign director Paul Manafort with enough material left over to construct a Manafort Broadway musical, a Manafort video game and a Manafort theme park. According to news reports this week, the special counsel has hoovered...

    UN: Displaced in Ukraine’s Rebel-held East Lack Basic Services, Benefits
    Aug12

    UN: Displaced in Ukraine’s Rebel-held East Lack Basic Services, Benefits

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is appealing to the government of Ukraine in Kyiv and Russian-backed authorities in eastern Ukraine to provide basic services and pension benefits to hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people struggling to survive in the rebel-held parts of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions....

    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,...

    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...