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    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr13

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this… …read more Source:...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr13

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this year, has barred the Russian entrant from traveling to … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    When Rex Met Sergey
    Apr13

    When Rex Met Sergey

    Yesterday’s summit between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, was judged to have ended in failure before it even began. Before the two had even met, the New York Times ran a piece criticizing the Trump Administration for having failed to pull off a quick rapprochement with Russia. The...

    ‘A rhetorical device:’ State Department explains Rex Tillerson’s controversial Ukraine comments
    Apr13

    ‘A rhetorical device:’ State Department explains Rex Tillerson’s controversial Ukraine comments

    France’s foreign minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, sparked controversy this week when he told reporters that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had asked his European counterparts during a G7 meeting in Italy why “American taxpayers” should care about Ukraine. The comment signaled to some, including Ayrault, that Tillerson did not...

    Trump boasts of hiring only the best, but picks haunt him
    Apr13

    Trump boasts of hiring only the best, but picks haunt him

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump likes to boast that he hires only the best people. But his personnel choices keep coming back to haunt him. One of the people Trump hired for the White House was working as a foreign agent while advising him during the election. His campaign chairman caught the Justice Department’s attention for similarly...

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup
    Apr13

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup

    A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a drama about AIDS activism are among the 18 films competing for top prizes this year at the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Coppola, Kidman, Virtual Reality in Cannes Film Fest Lineup
    Apr13

    Coppola, Kidman, Virtual Reality in Cannes Film Fest Lineup

    A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a drama about AIDS activism are among 18 films competing for the main prizes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. …read more Source: U.S....

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup
    Apr13

    Coppola, Kidman, virtual reality in Cannes Film Fest lineup

    PARIS (AP) — A Civil War film by Sofia Coppola, a Ukrainian road movie and a drama about AIDS activism are among the 18 films competing for top prizes this year at the Cannes Film Festival , an international cinema extravaganza that organizers hope can help counter rising nationalist sentiment around the world. Festival director Thierry Fremaux...

    WATCH: Trump says relations between U.S. and Russia at an ‘all-time low’
    Apr13

    WATCH: Trump says relations between U.S. and Russia at an ‘all-time low’

    WASHINGTON — Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low.” His top diplomat offered a similarly grim assessment from the other side of the globe after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. “Right now we’re...

    ‘It feels like no one needs us’: Hope fades as Ukraine’s war drags on
    Apr13

    ‘It feels like no one needs us’: Hope fades as Ukraine’s war drags on

    How residents of Donetsk are dealing with constant shelling and the ongoing war in Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...