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    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...

    Trial In Crimea Of RFE/RL Contributor Mykola Semena Set To Resume On April 3
    Apr02

    Trial In Crimea Of RFE/RL Contributor Mykola Semena Set To Resume On April 3

    The trial of Crimean journalist Mykola Semena, indicted on separatism-related charges in the Russia-controlled territory, resumes on April 3 after a two-week adjournment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Haley Says Trump Supports Her Taking on Russia at UN
    Apr02

    Haley Says Trump Supports Her Taking on Russia at UN

    United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley implied Sunday that President Donald Trump supports her efforts to take on Russia at the U.N. Haley appeared on ABC’s “This Week” and told host Martha Raddatz that she and Trump have the same message for Moscow but the media is reporting it differently. Raddatz asked...

    French Polling Watchdog Warns Over Russian News Agency’s Election Report
    Apr02

    French Polling Watchdog Warns Over Russian News Agency’s Election Report

    France’s polling commission has issued a warning over a Russian news report suggesting conservative candidate Francois Fillon leads the race for the presidency — something which contradicts the findings of mainstream opinion pollsters. The cautionary note from the watchdog on pre-election polling followed allegations in February by aides of...

    JARED KUSHNER tries to save the country, world, universe — NEW WAVE of Kennedys make a mark in politics — HADAS GOLD married — SPOTTED at GLENN THRUSH’s 50th birthday party
    Apr02

    JARED KUSHNER tries to save the country, world, universe — NEW WAVE of Kennedys make a mark in politics — HADAS GOLD married — SPOTTED at GLENN THRUSH’s 50th birthday party

    Good Sunday morning. LEAD STORY ON NYTIMES.COM — “China Learns How to Get Trump’s Ear: Through Jared Kushner,” by Mark Landler: “When President Trump welcomes President Xi Jinping of China to his palm-fringed Florida club for two days of meetings on Thursday, the studied informality of the gathering will bear the handiwork of two...

    US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election
    Apr02

    US 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. “We don’t want any country involved in our elections, ever,” Nikki Haley said in an interview...