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    U.S. Sentences Ukrainian Hacker To 30 Months For Fraud Scheme
    May22

    U.S. Sentences Ukrainian Hacker To 30 Months For Fraud Scheme

    A Ukrainian hacker was sentenced on May 22 to 30 months in a U.S. prison for a scheme using stolen unpublished news releases to make around $30 million in profits. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in stolen news releases scheme
    May22

    Ukrainian hacker sentenced in stolen news releases scheme

    A Ukrainian hacker involved in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make about $30 million in profits has been sentenced to more than two years in … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin Schedule Versailles Meeting to Mend Russia-France Ties
    May22

    Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin Schedule Versailles Meeting to Mend Russia-France Ties

    Relations between the two countries have been icy due to Moscow’s backing of President Bashar Al-Assad and the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    The hilarious Trump orb photo is a nearly perfect metaphor for his foreign policy
    May22

    The hilarious Trump orb photo is a nearly perfect metaphor for his foreign policy

    Don’t worry, we explain what the orb literally is too. There is one picture from Donald Trump’s trip to the Middle East that has come to stand in for the entire thing. It is a photo of Trump, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi holding a creepy glowing orb in a darkened room in Saudi Arabia. oh...

    Russia, Western Summits: No Love Lost
    May22

    Russia, Western Summits: No Love Lost

    International summits this week are expected to touch on problems dealing with Moscow, including the NATO Western military alliance and the G-7 meeting of developed nations. Neither embraces Russia as a member. NATO leaders meet May 25 in Brussels, while the G-7 holds talks in Sicily a day later. U.S. President Donald Trump is attending both...

    Germany, France Pledge New Efforts to Strengthen Eurozone
    May22

    Germany, France Pledge New Efforts to Strengthen Eurozone

    Germany and France pledged Monday to seek ways to strengthen the 19-nation eurozone, with harmonizing corporate taxes among the possible measures they will mull over in the coming weeks. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and new French counterpart Bruno Le Maire said they are setting up a panel to produce proposals for a bilateral summit...

    House Probe Looking At Trump Campaign Adviser Who Worked In Russia
    May22

    House Probe Looking At Trump Campaign Adviser Who Worked In Russia

    Yet another Trump campaign associate is under scrutiny for his connections to Russia: former communications adviser Michael Caputo. The New York Times reported Saturday that Caputo was asked by the House Intelligence Committee to come in for a voluntary interview and provide any documents he may possess relevant to their probe into possible...

    Germany, France pledge new efforts to strengthen eurozone
    May22

    Germany, France pledge new efforts to strengthen eurozone

    Germany and France could either propose a joint corporate tax system of their own or concentrate on pushing efforts for a harmonized assessment of corporate taxes at the European Union level, Schaeuble said. New French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, also making his first trip to Berlin since President Emmanuel Macron’s new government...

    Russia House (of Cards)
    May22

    Russia House (of Cards)

    Hardly a week has passed since November’s election without some new media revelation about ties between Team Trump and Russia. Trump himself engaged at various times in business dealings with shady Russians. Carter Page traveled to Russia and gave a speech. Michael Flynn spoke to Russian Ambassador Kislyak and even discussed policy matters...

    EU Decision To Grant Visa-Free Travel To Ukrainians Becomes Official
    May22

    EU Decision To Grant Visa-Free Travel To Ukrainians Becomes Official

    The European Union’s decision granting visa liberalization for Ukraine has been published in the EU’s official journal, paving the way for the visa-free regime to enter into force on 11 June, 20 days after its publication on May 22. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...