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    Lithuania Says Russia Could Launch Baltics Attack in as Little as 24 Hours
    Apr03

    Lithuania Says Russia Could Launch Baltics Attack in as Little as 24 Hours

    Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, part of both NATO and the European Union, have been increasingly nervous since the Russian takeover of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Former Trump staffers hunt for foreign lobbying work
    Apr03

    Former Trump staffers hunt for foreign lobbying work

    Some of President Donald Trump’s former campaign hands are rushing to sign lucrative deals with foreign clients, shrugging off their own pledges to avoid foreign lobbying and the president’s vow to “drain the swamp.”Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, whose partner, Barry Bennett, had said last year that their new firm...

    Haley eclipses Tillerson on Trump’s foreign policy ladder
    Apr03

    Haley eclipses Tillerson on Trump’s foreign policy ladder

    In Donald Trump’s first meeting with Nikki Haley, on November 17, he asked her to serve as his secretary of state. Haley turned him down, according to two sources familiar with the conversation, telling the president-elect that she lacked the requisite foreign policy experience for the job. The former South Carolina governor wound up...

    China installs security cameras in churches by force
    Apr03

    China installs security cameras in churches by force

    China is keeping a closer eye on churches in the country. Officials in the Zhejiang province have started to install surveillance cameras in churches there, for “anti-terrorism and security purposes.” SEE ALSO: Pope on Ukraine: It’s a ‘scandal’ that Christians are fighting each other The new ruling quickly sparked...

    Chomsky: Why Trump Is Pushing the Doomsday Clock to the Brink of Midnight
    Apr03

    Chomsky: Why Trump Is Pushing the Doomsday Clock to the Brink of Midnight

    Click here for reuse options! Noam Chomsky discussed Trump, Russia, history and the future at the University of Arizona. The following is an transcript of a recent public interview at the University of Arizona with linguist and political commentator Noam Chomsky by Dr. David N. Gibbs. David Gibbs: The main issue on everyone’s minds is the...

    It’s Not Just Trump: A Toxic Right-Wing Nationalism Is Rising Across the Planet
    Apr03

    It’s Not Just Trump: A Toxic Right-Wing Nationalism Is Rising Across the Planet

    Around the world, a new generation of nationalist leaders have suddenly emerged from the margins to win power. In 2016, something extraordinary happened in the politics of diverse countries around the world. With surprising speed and simultaneity, a new generation of populist leaders emerged from the margins of nominally democratic nations to win...

    3,000 Canadian Army troops from Petawawa in Alberta for major exercise
    Apr03

    3,000 Canadian Army troops from Petawawa in Alberta for major exercise

    Starting Monday, 3 000 Canadian Army soldiers from 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group from Petawawa, Ontario will fine-tune their soldiering skills during Exercise RUGGED BEAR at the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre in Wainwright, Alberta, the Canadian Army says. The purpose of Exercise RUGGED BEAR is for the Canadian Army to certify that the...

    US Envoy to UN: Trump Has Not Blocked Her From Attacking Russia
    Apr02

    US Envoy to UN: Trump Has Not Blocked Her From Attacking Russia

    Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday that President Donald Trump has not blocked her from attacking Russia, even as he continues to assail U.S. news media for its reporting on congressional and legal investigations into whether his aides colluded with Russian officials to help him win the election....

    Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for work “Babi Yar, dies at 84
    Apr02

    Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for work “Babi Yar, dies at 84

    (JTA) — Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, best known for his poem “Babi Yar,” which commemorates one of the worst Nazi atrocities, has died at 84. Yevtushenko died on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he had been a faculty member at the University of Tulsa since the mid-1990s. The poem written in 1961 about the massacre at Babi Yar in the...

    U.S. ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election
    Apr02

    U.S. ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and that the actions of the Kremlin will be addressed after the investigations are completed. RELATED LINKSRead the full, unclassified intelligence report on Russian hacking here First public Senate...