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    UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel’s Independence Day
    May03

    UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel’s Independence Day

    The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding that Israel disavow Jerusalem as its capital. The resolution, which UNESCO brought up for a vote on Israel’s Independence Day, was backed by the Palestinian Authority and calls on the Jewish state to reject any sovereignty in the...

    Kremlin says Trump will meet Putin in July
    May03

    Kremlin says Trump will meet Putin in July

    In a phone call Tuesday afternoon, President Donald Trump discussed meeting face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Hamburg this July – a detail that was omitted from the White House’s brief readout of the call.The news of the potential meeting on the sidelines of the G20 conference in Hamburg, the first between the two...

    White House: Trump and Putin Had ‘Very Good’ Conversation on Syria
    May02

    White House: Trump and Putin Had ‘Very Good’ Conversation on Syria

    The White House released a statement that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a “very good” phone conversation on Tuesday about Syria. It was their third conversation since Trump took office, and it marked their first talk since Putin criticized Trump’s military strike last month against Syria, a...

    The Raucous Caucasus
    May02

    The Raucous Caucasus

    The news from the Caucasus that reaches the United States these days is mainly bad news. We hear reports of widespread corruption, human rights violations, or clashes between warring nations. In the case of the Russian North Caucasus, jihadi terrorists fight regional governments run by pro-Russian thugs. Why, then, should such a small sliver of...

    Russian Mystery Weapon Claim Seen as Sign of Military Weakness
    May02

    Russian Mystery Weapon Claim Seen as Sign of Military Weakness

    Does Russia have a “mystery weapon” capable of threatening the entire U.S. Navy? Russian media have claimed that the Russian military has developed technology capable of neutralizing an adversary’s aircraft, ships and missiles within a 5,000-kilometer radius. The claim, first reported by Vesti News on April 14, said a Russian warplane had...

    Merkel, Meeting Putin, Raises Treatment of Gays and Jehovah’s Witnesses
    May02

    Merkel, Meeting Putin, Raises Treatment of Gays and Jehovah’s Witnesses

    Ukraine and Syria were other major themes in Ms. Merkel’s visit, her first to Russia since 2015. …read more Source: The New York...

    News Roundup for May 2, 2017
    May02

    News Roundup for May 2, 2017

    It’s the news, don’t get the blues.1. 25 people were arrested in the May Day protests in Portland. Smoke bombs, glass bottles, and wait for it… cans of Pepsi were hurled at police. No word as to whether or not Kendall Jenner was present. More here.2. The ill-fated Fyre Festival has been hit with a $100 million lawsuit. But good news!...

    Putin Denies Russia Meddled in US Presidential Election
    May02

    Putin Denies Russia Meddled in US Presidential Election

    Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Tuesday that Russia interfered in last year’s U.S. presidential election, saying such allegations are “simply rumors” that are being leveraged for political reasons in the United States. Putin’s denial came at a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who met with...

    Putin, Merkel spar in Russia over election meddling
    May02

    Putin, Merkel spar in Russia over election meddling

    Speaking during a joint news conference following talks at his Black Sea residence, Putin said accusations of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election were “simply rumors” that are being used as part of the political fight in Washington. U.S. intelligence agencies say they have definitive evidence that Russia was behind the...

    Putin Denies That Russia Has Ever Participated In Election Meddling In Other Countries
    May02

    Putin Denies That Russia Has Ever Participated In Election Meddling In Other Countries

    MOSCOW (AP) — During a tense appearance with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin denied on Tuesday that Moscow ever interferes in elections in other countries. Speaking during a joint news conference following talks at his Black Sea residence, Putin said accusations of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election...