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    Profaning The Sacred At The Met Gala
    May09

    Profaning The Sacred At The Met Gala

    In the autumn of 1989, or maybe 1990, I was looking for a Halloween costume. I had it in my head to costume as a cleric for some reason. I was nominally Christian, and curious about Roman Catholicism, but not religious in any real sense. I decided to go to a rectory at an older inner city parish, to see if they had any old cassocks they...

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official
    May09

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official

    The director of a Russian cultural office in Ukraine’s capital has been drenched with a bucketful of green antiseptic liquid mixed with feces. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official
    May09

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official

    The director of a Russian cultural office in Ukraine’s capital has been drenched with a bucketful of green antiseptic liquid mixed with feces. A Ukrainian nationalist group wanted to send … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Who is Viktor Vekselberg, the Russian oligarch linked to $500k paid to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen?
    May09

    Who is Viktor Vekselberg, the Russian oligarch linked to $500k paid to Trump lawyer Michael Cohen?

    Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen was paid half a million dollars by an American investment firm linked to one of Russia’s most high-profile oligarchs: Viktor Vekselberg. The payments — funneled into the same shell company Cohen used to pay off porn star Stormy Daniels, Essential Consultants LLC — kicked off the month Trump...

    California Dreaming
    May09

    California Dreaming

    What, in the age of Donald J. Trump, should a Democrat be? It didn’t take long, after Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election, for Democratic officials to descend into a desperate and often acrimonious argument about the future of the party. Did it still rest with white working-class voters in the Rust Belt—those factory...

    Trump’s Two Biggest Scandals Converge In a Single Tweet
    May09

    Trump’s Two Biggest Scandals Converge In a Single Tweet

    The attorney for adult-film performer Stormy Daniels made an explosive claim on Tuesday, merging the two biggest scandals of Donald Trump’s presidency in a single tweet—and setting off a frenzy of fresh speculation about the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia.On Tuesday evening, Avenatti upped the ante further, publicly alleging...

    Donald Trump’s diplomatic treason
    May09

    Donald Trump’s diplomatic treason

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy has included so many self-inflicted wounds, it transcends the descriptions we would normally use. Words like “clumsy” or “ineffective” simply won’t do. Those are terms you could have used for previous presidents, like Bush or Obama. But Trump’s choices on Russia, Paris, TPP and now...

    Kerry: Trump Iran Deal Withdrawal Has ‘Taken a Situation Where There Was No Crisis, and Created Crisis’
    May08

    Kerry: Trump Iran Deal Withdrawal Has ‘Taken a Situation Where There Was No Crisis, and Created Crisis’

    On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” former Secretary of State John Kerry stated that by withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump has “created crisis,” in a situation where there wasn’t a crisis. Kerry stated, “What the president has done by withdrawing unilaterally is placed the United...

    School poisoning sends 52 to hospital in Ukraine
    May08

    School poisoning sends 52 to hospital in Ukraine

    Authorities in Ukraine are investigating an outbreak of sickness believed to be a poisoning that sent 50 students and two teachers to the hospital in the city of Cherkasy. …read more Source: CTV...

    52 hospitalized in apparent school poisoning in Ukraine
    May08

    52 hospitalized in apparent school poisoning in Ukraine

    YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine are investigating an outbreak of sickness believed to be a poisoning that sent 50 students and two teachers to the hospital in the city of Cherkasy. A spokeswoman for the emergencies ministry, Olga Kozak, told The Associated Press that 11 of the children were in moderately serious condition while the...