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    Fertility doctor pushing limits of reproduction, with little regulation
    May15

    Fertility doctor pushing limits of reproduction, with little regulation

    By Ariana Eunjung Cha | The Washington Post This is John Zhang, the Chinese-born, British-educated founder and medical director of a Manhattan fertility center that is blowing up the way humans reproduce. In 2009, Zhang helped a 49-year-old patient become the world’s oldest known woman to carry her own child. In the not-too-distant future,...

    EU Sanctions Five Who Helped Organize Russian Presidential Election In Crimea
    May15

    EU Sanctions Five Who Helped Organize Russian Presidential Election In Crimea

    The European Union on May 14 sanctioned five people who, according to the bloc, helped organize the Russian presidential election in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea in March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Sanctions Five Who Helped Organize Russian Presidential Election In Crimea
    May15

    EU Sanctions Five Who Helped Organize Russian Presidential Election In Crimea

    The European Union on May 14 sanctioned five people who, according to the bloc, helped organize the Russian presidential election in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea in March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller team asks judge to deny Manafort leak hearing
    May15

    Mueller team asks judge to deny Manafort leak hearing

    By Spencer S. Hsu | Washington Post Prosecutors with Special Counsel Robert Mueller asked a federal court Monday to reject Paul Manafort’s request for a hearing on what his attorneys contend was a “campaign” of leaks by government officials that began in fall 2016 to discredit him. Prosecutors said the sampling of press reports cited by...

    Mueller’s office opposes hearing on leaks
    May15

    Mueller’s office opposes hearing on leaks

    A series of anonymously sourced news accounts about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation don’t amount to evidence of illegal grand jury leaks and could have come from defense attorneys or others outside the investigation, prosecutors said in a court filing on Monday.Mueller’s team is also urging a federal judge in...

    The Atlantic Daily: Until They Lose
    May15

    The Atlantic Daily: Until They Lose

    What We’re FollowingJerusalem and Gaza: Israeli and American officials celebrated the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, even as Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza, killing dozens. Here are photos of the scene in Gaza. While President Trump has expressed hope that his decision to move the embassy from...

    Ukraine politician linked to Trump associates says he will testify in Mueller probe
    May15

    Ukraine politician linked to Trump associates says he will testify in Mueller probe

    A Ukrainian politician who reportedly worked with Trump associates on a peace plan between Ukraine and Moscow-backed rebels has been called to testify in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian m… …read more Source: The...

    Peace Plan-Pushing, Ukrainian Pol To Appear In Front Of Mueller’s Grand Jury
    May15

    Peace Plan-Pushing, Ukrainian Pol To Appear In Front Of Mueller’s Grand Jury

    Andrii Artemenko, a Ukrainian politician who sought to put a peace plan for the region in front of the Trump administration early last year, will testify in person in front of special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury Friday, Politico reported. The politician told Politico he was subpoenaed last week and plans to comply. Artemenko, the...

    Ukrainian politician behind controversial peace proposal to appear in Mueller probe
    May15

    Ukrainian politician behind controversial peace proposal to appear in Mueller probe

    KIEV — A Ukrainian politician who communicated with Trump associates about a controversial plan to resolve Ukraine’s conflict with Kremlin-backed rebels said Monday that he has been called to testify before a grand jury connected to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.Andrii Artemenko said he could not provide details of...

    How Israel overcame politics in winning the Eurovision song contest
    May15

    How Israel overcame politics in winning the Eurovision song contest

    Netta Barzilai, the winner of this year’s Eurovision contest, performing at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, May 14, 2018. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90) (JTA) — Hours before the Eurovision song contest’s kickoff, Rafi Kishon posted on Facebook a sobering message and a picture of himself wearing a head of lettuce for a hat. Israel’s entrant,...