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    Germany mulling consequences after turbines sent to Crimea
    Jul12

    Germany mulling consequences after turbines sent to Crimea

    The German government says it’s discussing possible consequences after learning Russia diverted at least two German-produced gas turbines to Crimea, in violation of European Union sanctions. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Trump’s Lawyer Won’t Say If Don Jr. Meeting Was Inappropriate
    Jul12

    Trump’s Lawyer Won’t Say If Don Jr. Meeting Was Inappropriate

    Jay Sekulow, a member of President Donald Trump’s outside legal team, on Wednesday morning would not say whether Trump believes it was inappropriate for his son to meet with a Kremlin-linked lawyer in the hopes of getting dirt on Hillary Clinton. “It’s not illegal,” Sekulow said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” when asked if...

    Krauthammer says these are ‘fatal words’ in Donald Trump Jr.’s released emails
    Jul12

    Krauthammer says these are ‘fatal words’ in Donald Trump Jr.’s released emails

    Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer identified what he called the “fatal words” in the emails released by Donald Trump Jr. in the Russian meeting controversy. He made the comments to Martha MacCallum on her show Tuesday on Fox News. “Well, ‘I love it’ are the fatal words,” he said, referring to the response Trump Jr. gave to the...

    How did Donald Trump Jr.’s relationship with Russia start?
    Jul12

    How did Donald Trump Jr.’s relationship with Russia start?

    (Credit: AP) Donald Trump Jr.’s connections to Russia long preceded his recently-revealed correspondence with a lawyer connected to the Russian government in order to dig up dirt on Hillary Clinton. As far back as 2008, Trump Jr. was on record bragging that “in terms of high-end product influx into the U.S., Russians make up a pretty...

    Yanukovych’s Treason Trial Adjourned Until August 3
    Jul12

    Yanukovych’s Treason Trial Adjourned Until August 3

    A Ukrainian court has adjourned Viktor Yanukovych’s in-absentia treason trial until August 3 after the former president’s new lawyer asked for more time to prepare. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    No One Investigating Trump-Russia Was Looking for Don Jr.
    Jul12

    No One Investigating Trump-Russia Was Looking for Don Jr.

    With a cast of characters like Michael Flynn, Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and Carter Page, it seemed like only a matter of time before at least one of them had to explain a paper trail describing suspicious contact—whether through naïveté or malice—with Russian agents trying to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. It just didn’t...

    6 signs that the Russia investigation could blow up the Trump White House
    Jul12

    6 signs that the Russia investigation could blow up the Trump White House

    Donald Trump Jr. (Credit: AP/Kathy Willens) The New York Times report that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer last June in expectation of receiving damaging information on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is a blow for a White House already saddled with sinking poll numbers and a stalled legislative agenda. After a few...

    Poroshenko Proposes Adding International Investigator To Sheremet Slaying Probe
    Jul12

    Poroshenko Proposes Adding International Investigator To Sheremet Slaying Probe

    President Petro Poroshenko has proposed incorporating an internationally recognized investigator into the Ukrainian team investigating the killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet, in hopes of jumpstarting a probe that has produced no significant leads in a year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Organic Industry Is in Turmoil
    Jul12

    The Organic Industry Is in Turmoil

    Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, the grocer that brought pricey organic food to the masses, comes during a time of turmoil in the organic industry: The Department of Agriculture is continuing to investigate the importation of millions of pounds of phony organic grains. The move is in response to a lengthy Washington Post exposé...

    CPJ Criticizes Ukrainian Probe Of Journalist Sheremet’s Death
    Jul12

    CPJ Criticizes Ukrainian Probe Of Journalist Sheremet’s Death

    A Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) report is critical of a Ukrainian investigation into the killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet, with no arrests in the case and more questions than answers nearly one year after his car-bomb death in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...