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Section: US & Canada

    Power in the absence of money
    Jun22

    Power in the absence of money

    (Credit: Getty/Chip Somodevilla/uschools) It was 6 a.m. on an icy November morning at Fort Carson, Colorado, when I learned the one thing that West Point had been trying to teach me for four years. It was getting light, and we had just gone through reveille formation, that ridiculous Army ritual whereby the whole company stands in formation at...

    Don’t look now, but the US-Russia relationship is getting very bad
    Jun21

    Don’t look now, but the US-Russia relationship is getting very bad

    Trump wanted better ties with Russia. He isn’t getting it. The Trump administration wants a better relationship with Russia. The problem is that Russia increasingly looks like it doesn’t want one — and is actively taking steps that are pushing that relationship to a new low. The latest came today, when the Russian Foreign Ministry...

    Foreign Soros-Backed Media Outlet Bashes Conservatives With US Taxpayer Dollars
    Jun21

    Foreign Soros-Backed Media Outlet Bashes Conservatives With US Taxpayer Dollars

    For additional proof that the State Department has no business teaming up overseas with the vast network funded by the billionaire George Soros, look no further than the portentously named Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). The OCCRP calls itself “an investigative reporting platform formed by 24 non-profit investigative...

    Family Declines Autopsy for U.S. student released by North Korea
    Jun21

    Family Declines Autopsy for U.S. student released by North Korea

    An Ohio coroner, abiding by family wishes, has performed an external examination instead of a full autopsy on the body of the U.S. student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and sent home in a coma, the agency said on Tuesday. The Hamilton County Coroner’s Office was still conferring on Tuesday with doctors at a Cincinnati...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Umerov’s Trial Resumes In Simferopol
    Jun21

    Crimean Tatar Leader Umerov’s Trial Resumes In Simferopol

    The trial of a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine resumed on June 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Umerov’s Trial Resumes In Simferopol
    Jun21

    Crimean Tatar Leader Umerov’s Trial Resumes In Simferopol

    The trial of a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine resumed on June 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Russia Sanctions Hit A Roadblock
    Jun21

    New Russia Sanctions Hit A Roadblock

    As journalists and pundits eagerly chase leads and leaks about Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, a more consequential Russia story is playing out in plain sight. In recent days, the Trump Administration and a Republican Congress have been doing a delicate dance over new sanctions against Moscow, in what could be a telling indicator of...

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Sanctions
    Jun21

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Sanctions

    Russia said on Wednesday it was cancelling a high level meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon in response to what it called a significant widening of U.S. sanctions against Moscow. Moscow said it was obliged to react after the U.S. government on Tuesday added 38 individuals...

    Russia Cancels Talks With US After New Sanctions
    Jun21

    Russia Cancels Talks With US After New Sanctions

    Russian officials reacted to new sanctions unveiled by the U.S. by canceling upcoming talks between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon. Ryabkov said that “the situation is not conducive to holding a round of this dialogue.” The U.S. State Department expressed regret at the cancellation of...

    Deaths, Injuries Mount as Ukraine Conflict Enters 4th Year: OHCHR
    Jun21

    Deaths, Injuries Mount as Ukraine Conflict Enters 4th Year: OHCHR

    With the conflict in Ukraine now in its fourth year casualties have mounted substantially in recent months, according to a new report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Between mid-February and mid-May of this year, the period covered, U.N. investigators documented 193 conflict-related civilian casualties,...