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    Playbook: ‘Big day’ in Jerusalem as U.S. embassy opens
    May14

    Playbook: ‘Big day’ in Jerusalem as U.S. embassy opens

    U.S. EMBASSY OPENS TODAY IN JERUSALEM … DR. MIRIAM ADELSON — Sheldon’s wife — wrote the top story in Israel HaYom, the paper her family owns. The headline is “Big day for Israel and America.” http://bit.ly/2jYPwAZ … SPOTTED in Israel for the opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem: Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Lindsey Graham...

    Russia in Flurry of Diplomatic Activity Over Iran Deal
    May13

    Russia in Flurry of Diplomatic Activity Over Iran Deal

    In the wake of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Russia unleashed a flurry of diplomatic activity aimed at keeping Iran and other remaining signatories committed to the agreement. But behind Russia’s diplomatic maneuvering, analysts see the Kremlin chasing rewards from...

    The caliphate of Trump and a planet in ruins
    May13

    The caliphate of Trump and a planet in ruins

    Getty/AP/Salon This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. …read more Source:...

    Israel Wins Eurovision Song Contest Ahead Of Cyprus, Austria
    May13

    Israel Wins Eurovision Song Contest Ahead Of Cyprus, Austria

    Israel has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, beating out second-place Cyprus and third-place Austria at the annual pop-song festival seen by tens of millions of viewers around the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Transatlantic Commission to Focus on Election Meddling
    May13

    Transatlantic Commission to Focus on Election Meddling

    An international commission has formed to try to end meddling in elections in Western democratic nations by Russia and other autocratic countries. The Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity (TCEI), co-chaired by former NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, held a news...

    How to Watch the Eurovision 2018 Finals Online for Free
    May12

    How to Watch the Eurovision 2018 Finals Online for Free

    Want to spend your weekend following juicy intracontinental drama, watching insane musical performances and marveling at out-of-this-world costumes? If your answer was “uh, obviously,” you’re in luck — Saturday is the grand final of the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest. The live singing competition will get under way at 21:00 CEST, or 3 p.m....

    Merkel Slams Cease-Fire Violations In Eastern Ukraine
    May12

    Merkel Slams Cease-Fire Violations In Eastern Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed deep concern about repeated violations of a cease-fire between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Computer Involved In Tennessee Elections Attack
    May12

    Ukraine Computer Involved In Tennessee Elections Attack

    Investigators found evidence of a “malicious intrusion” into a Tennessee county’s elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month’s primary. Cyber-security experts hired by Knox County to analyze the so-called “denial...

    Evidence Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack
    May12

    Evidence Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack

    Cyber-security experts say “a suspiciously large number of foreign countries” accessed the site as votes were being reported on May 1 …read more Source:...

    Portugal Hosting Eurovision Song Contest Final
    May12

    Portugal Hosting Eurovision Song Contest Final

    Lisbon is hosting the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, the annual europop song fest that draws tens of millions of viewers from around the globe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...