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    Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old
    Feb18

    Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

    FILE – In this July 3, 2008, file photo, New Mexico Tech professor Penny Boston crawls through the Mud Turtle Passage on the way to the Snowy River formation during an expedition in Fort Stanton Cave, N.M. Boston, who discovered extreme life in New Mexico caves in 2008, presented new findings on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 of microbes trapped in...

    The Atlantic Daily: The Memo and the Media
    Feb18

    The Atlantic Daily: The Memo and the Media

    What We’re FollowingThe Fourth Estate: One of today’s biggest stories was the AP report—based on a leaked draft memo—that the Trump administration was considering deploying the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants.The memo was real, but the White House denied it, and the saga that unfolded illustrated how the...

    Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old
    Feb18

    Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

    By SETH BORENSTEIN BOSTON (AP) — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in caves in Naica, Mexico, and were able to exist by living on minerals such as iron and...

    Why Russian Military Aggression Has Backfired on Moscow
    Feb18

    Why Russian Military Aggression Has Backfired on Moscow

    KYIV, Ukraine—The Kremlin’s strategy of military aggression in Ukraine and Eastern Europe has backfired, spurring former Soviet and Warsaw Pact countries to become a de facto anti-Moscow military bloc, while NATO rearms and reinforces its eastern flank. Altogether, Eastern Europe has become the most rapidly militarizing region on earth,...

    Weekend Roundup: Europe May Break The Brexit-Trump Momentum This Year
    Feb18

    Weekend Roundup: Europe May Break The Brexit-Trump Momentum This Year

    After Brexit and the victory of U.S. President Donald Trump, the widespread expectation is that continental Europe will follow suit and bring populists into power in upcoming elections there this year.Yet one repercussion of the early days of the Trump presidency is that Europeans can now see clearly the kind of ugly incivility, volatility and...

    The “Russia Scare” Coalition: ISIL’s “Useful Idiots”?
    Feb18

    The “Russia Scare” Coalition: ISIL’s “Useful Idiots”?

    Editorial Politics, Americas Victory by the “Russia scare” coalition will limit America’s ability to fight ISIL, complicate efforts to win UNSC support for tough enforcement of the Iran nuclear deal and give China more leverage over both Moscow and Washington. The turmoil surrounding Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn’s resignation and wider...

    Russian Spy Whistleblowers Turn on Putin
    Feb18

    Russian Spy Whistleblowers Turn on Putin

    A husband and wife who were members of the Russian parliament have defected to Ukraine. The Kremlin calls them ?enemies of the people.? Enemies of Putin is more like it. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US benefits from stable EU, NATO, German official says
    Feb18

    US benefits from stable EU, NATO, German official says

    MUNICH — Germany’s defense chief on Friday hit President Trump’s dismissive attitude toward Washington’s European allies, giving a frosty reception to U.S. envoys at the largest conclave of U.S. and European officials since the inauguration. Trump has offered the most direct challenge to the trans-Atlantic security alliance in...

    UNICEF Says 1 Million Children In Eastern Ukraine Require Urgent Aid
    Feb17

    UNICEF Says 1 Million Children In Eastern Ukraine Require Urgent Aid

    The United Nations says the number of children in urgent need of humanitarian aid in eastern Ukraine has nearly doubled during the past year to 1 million. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine president warns West not to “appease” Russia
    Feb17

    Ukraine president warns West not to “appease” Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the Munich Security Conference he had been reassured of Western unity by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. …read more Source: Toronto...