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    He won an essay contest and a trip. But then he was disqualified — for being autistic, his family says
    May01

    He won an essay contest and a trip. But then he was disqualified — for being autistic, his family says

    On paper, the Odd Fellows, a national fraternal organization, loved Niko Boskovic. The Portland, Oregon, teen’s essay on the history of Ukraine was thoughtful and well-written, his letters of recommendation … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine’s Svitolina Tops Mertens To Win Istanbul Tennis Title
    May01

    Ukraine’s Svitolina Tops Mertens To Win Istanbul Tennis Title

    Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina, ranked No. 13 in the world, beat Belgium’s Elise Mertens 6-2, 6-4 on April 30 to capture her third title of the season on the clay courts of the Istanbul Cup tennis tournament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Security Adviser McMaster Says Putin ‘Acting Against’ His People’s Interests
    May01

    U.S. Security Adviser McMaster Says Putin ‘Acting Against’ His People’s Interests

    The U.S. national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, said Russian President Vladimir Putin is “acting against the Russian people’s interest” in his relationship with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his policies to aid the Taliban in Afghanistan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Heavyweight Anthony Joshua ‘just wants to fight everyone’ after electrifying win
    Apr30

    Heavyweight Anthony Joshua ‘just wants to fight everyone’ after electrifying win

    There was a lot to love Saturday night in front of a packed crowd at England’s national stadium, where Anthony Joshua got off the canvas to stop longtime champion Wladimir Klitschko in a coming out party of sorts that electrified the boxing world. …read more Source:...

    Poland Arrests Austrian Man Suspected Of War Crimes In Eastern Ukraine
    Apr30

    Poland Arrests Austrian Man Suspected Of War Crimes In Eastern Ukraine

    Polish authorities say they have arrested an Austrian man suspected of committing war crimes in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey Arrests Iranian Suspected Of Smuggling Russian Antitank Missile Parts
    Apr30

    Turkey Arrests Iranian Suspected Of Smuggling Russian Antitank Missile Parts

    Turkish authorities say they have arrested an Iranian national suspected of smuggling components of a Russian-made antitank missile system from Ukraine in order to deliver them to a terrorist group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Investments in Russia become focus in congressional race
    Apr30

    Investments in Russia become focus in congressional race

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. — The leading candidates for Montana’s only congressional seat tangled Saturday over money, including taxes, campaign financing and $240,000 in investments by the Republican candidate that financial disclosures link to index funds with substantial holdings in Russian firms that are under sanctions by the U.S. government....

    Is the Trump administration enabling genocide in Yemen? And will Americans ever pay attention?
    Apr30

    Is the Trump administration enabling genocide in Yemen? And will Americans ever pay attention?

    The site of an air raid that hit a funeral reception in the Arhab district, 40 kilometres north of the capital Sanaa, on February 16, 2017. (Credit: Getty/Mohammed Huwais) While President Donald Trump has been busy distracting attention from the Russia inquiry at home and shoring up his humanitarian credentials in Syria, his administration has...

    Merkel Says She Has Good Relationship With Trump Despite Frosty Start
    Apr30

    Merkel Says She Has Good Relationship With Trump Despite Frosty Start

    BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that she and President Donald Trump have built a “good working relationship” even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damage to the pivotal U.S.-German partnership. “President Trump and I have developed a good working relationship, which doesn’t rule out...

    Ukrainian Boxer Klitschko Loses Title Fight To U.K.’s Joshua
    Apr30

    Ukrainian Boxer Klitschko Loses Title Fight To U.K.’s Joshua

    Ukrainian boxing legend Vladimir Klitschko lost to Anthony Joshua of the U.K. in a world heavyweight title fight stopped in the 11th round. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...