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    Rex Tillerson Spells Out U.S. Foreign Policy
    May04

    Rex Tillerson Spells Out U.S. Foreign Policy

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addressed the State Department on Wednesday, shedding light on various aspects of the Trump administration’s “America First” foreign-policy agenda. While President Trump has made clear his intent to prioritize American interests above those of foreign nations, the details of his foreign policy were...

    The Brand-New Biggest Star in Boxing
    May03

    The Brand-New Biggest Star in Boxing

    A year and a half ago, the world got a new heavyweight boxing champion, when an unpredictable Englishman named Tyson Fury found a way to wrangle Wladimir Klitschko, the stalwart Ukrainian. Klitschko, along with his older brother, Vitali, had ruled the heavyweight division for over a decade—it was an impressive reign but not always an entertaining...

    After The Crimean Boom, Is Putin’s Electability Slipping?
    May03

    After The Crimean Boom, Is Putin’s Electability Slipping?

    In a snap election, polls show the Russian president losing half of all Russian votes. …read more Source:...

    Panama Papers fugitive arrested in Ukraine after 3 years on the run
    May03

    Panama Papers fugitive arrested in Ukraine after 3 years on the run

    After nearly three years on the lam, Italian fugitive Giuseppe Donaldo Nicosia — whose lavish spending of allegedly stolen money was laid bare in the Panama Papers — has been … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Tillerson says almost no trust between U.S. and Russia
    May03

    Tillerson says almost no trust between U.S. and Russia

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that “there’s almost no trust” between the U.S. and Russia now. Tillerson made the comments while addressing employees at the State Department. He said the Trump administration is working to rebuild trust one issue at a time, starting with Syria. Following President Donald Trump’s call...

    Who Killed the Liberal World Order?
    May03

    Who Killed the Liberal World Order?

    At last September’s G-20 summit in Hangzhou, China, Barack Obama put the fear of God into Vladimir Putin. Or at least he tried. Two months earlier, American intelligence officials informed the President they had “high confidence” it was Russian hackers who had broken into computer servers belonging to the Democratic National Committee and...

    EU Brexit chief says UK must settle account of what it owes
    May03

    EU Brexit chief says UK must settle account of what it owes

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator insisted Wednesday that Britain’s accounts must be settled before any talks on its future trade relationship with the EU can take place, as he warned that time is running out to seal a deal by 2019. Unveiling the European Commission’s negotiating mandate on...

    With Demands for More NATO Spending, Romania Steps Up
    May03

    With Demands for More NATO Spending, Romania Steps Up

    The Russian buildup in Crimea, and Trump’s prodding, are pushing some smaller NATO allies to step up their game. And Moscow is watching. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Capital Voices: ‘I’m an aspiring filmmaker’
    May03

    Capital Voices: ‘I’m an aspiring filmmaker’

    In anticipation of Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations, the Citizen’s Bruce Deachman has been out in search of Ottawans — 150 of them — to learn their stories of life and death, hope and love, the extraordinary and the everyday. We’ll share one person’s story every day until Canada Day. “I’m an aspiring filmmaker....

    Trump, Putin look to work together on Syria
    May03

    Trump, Putin look to work together on Syria

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin signalled improving prospects for co-operation in Syria in what the White House called a “very good” phone discussion that included a focus on setting up safe zones in the war-torn nation. The Kremlin said the leaders also agreed in Tuesday’s call to try to...