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Section: US & Canada

    Conservatism in Crisis
    May03

    Conservatism in Crisis

    When members of Young Americans for Freedom gathered at their convention on September 11, 1964, to hear an address by William F. Buckley Jr., they expected flights of eloquence hailing the looming glorious victory of Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater. But Buckley had other ideas. Goldwater’s nomination, he said, “when we...

    Crimean Tatar Activist’s Suspended Sentence Upheld
    May03

    Crimean Tatar Activist’s Suspended Sentence Upheld

    The Russia-controlled Supreme Court of Crimea has upheld a suspended two-year prison sentence for a Crimean Tatar activist who opposes Moscow’s rule in the Ukrainian region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From Brazilian Poster Boy For Ukraine’s Separatists To ‘Man Of God’
    May03

    From Brazilian Poster Boy For Ukraine’s Separatists To ‘Man Of God’

    Captured, convicted, exonerated, then freed, a Brazilian former pro-Russian militant now lives secretly among monks in the country he once fought to destroy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    No Direction Home
    May03

    No Direction Home

    For centuries, Europeans saw the bear as an intermediary between the human and animal worlds, promising superhuman might but also threatening descent into the inhuman. Medieval warriors venerated the animal in frenetic rituals, hoping to take on its fearsome power; male bears were said to kidnap and rape young women. Over time, the European bear...

    Detained and Then Deported: U.S. Human Rights Lawyers Barred from Entry into Israel
    May03

    Detained and Then Deported: U.S. Human Rights Lawyers Barred from Entry into Israel

    Columbia University’s Katherine Franke and Center for Constitutional Rights executive director Vincent Warren were also repeatedly questioned about their associations with groups critical of Israel. Two U.S. human rights lawyers were detained Sunday for 14 hours at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport before being deported back...

    The Wall Street Journal Is Upset About Having to Interact With Poor People At the Airport
    May03

    The Wall Street Journal Is Upset About Having to Interact With Poor People At the Airport

    The world’s tiniest violin plays for these affluent flyers who have to wait in less-than-luxurious airport lounges The last few months have not been kind to the airline industry. The main culprit seems to be United Airlines, which has been caught engaging in shady behavior ranging from forcing a mother to carry her toddler during a flight;...

    As Ukraine seeks America’s missiles, it halts its cooperation with Robert Mueller’s probe
    May03

    As Ukraine seeks America’s missiles, it halts its cooperation with Robert Mueller’s probe

    KIEV, Ukraine — In the United States, Paul Manafort is facing prosecution on charges of money laundering and financial fraud stemming from his decade of work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Watch MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell Crack Up as They Discuss Giuliani’s Stormy Daniels Admission
    May03

    Watch MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell Crack Up as They Discuss Giuliani’s Stormy Daniels Admission

    The pair of hosts seemed giddy and baffled by the president’s lawyer’s stunning revelation. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell was responsible for informing his colleague Rachel Maddow late Wednesday night about the latest breaking news in the Stormy Daniels case, and they were both grinning and laughing as they discussed the...

    Rudy Giuliani Contradicts Trump and Says the President Funded the Stormy Daniels Hush Money Payment
    May03

    Rudy Giuliani Contradicts Trump and Says the President Funded the Stormy Daniels Hush Money Payment

    Michael Cohen and the president both said Trump knew nothing about the $130,000 payment. In a stunning departure from President Donald Trump’s own account, Rudy Giuliani, acting as the president’s lawyer, said that Trump himself financed the $130,000 hush money payment to the woman known as Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about an...

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Unpacks the Wild Story of How Ukraine Thwarted Mueller to Win Favor with Trump
    May03

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Unpacks the Wild Story of How Ukraine Thwarted Mueller to Win Favor with Trump

    The country decided to stop participating in the special counsel’s investigation — and then the U.S. government decided to offer military assistance. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow dug into a stunning New York Times story Wednesday that found the Ukrainian government deliberately stopped cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s...