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    Popular vote loser Trump still miffed at intelligence officials, takes aim at outgoing CIA director
    Jan17

    Popular vote loser Trump still miffed at intelligence officials, takes aim at outgoing CIA director

    Donald Trump’s pint-sized ego is bruised and battered and he does’t have to take it anymore. So after outgoing CIA director John Brennan suggested that Trump might have more national security responsibilities than just tweeting once he’s pr*sident, Trump hit back. The president-elect took to Twitter Sunday evening to respond to...

    The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories
    Jan17

    The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

    Highlights from the news file for Monday, Jan. 16 ——— ETHICS WATCHDOG LOOKING INTO TRUDEAU VACATION: Canada’s ethics watchdog plans to take a closer look at Justin Trudeau’s recent family holiday at the Aga Khan’s private island in the Bahamas, fanning the flames of a controversy the government has so far been unable to snuff...

    Canada will have to do more in NATO if U.S. backs out
    Jan17

    Canada will have to do more in NATO if U.S. backs out

    A soldier of the Polish Army sits in a tank as a NATO flag flies behind him. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) OTTAWA — Canada will have to contribute more to NATO if the U.S. follows through on president-elect Donald Trump’s musings on withdrawing from the alliance, says the head of the House of Commons foreign affairs committee. Liberal MP Bob...

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path
    Jan17

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday Ukrainians risked becoming disillusioned with Ukraine’s pro-European path… …read more Source:...

    Why Europe Is Worried About Donald Trump’s Latest Remarks
    Jan17

    Why Europe Is Worried About Donald Trump’s Latest Remarks

    President-elect Donald Trump hasn’t been shy about sharing his views about the world, in general, and Europe, in particular. He was criticized during the presidential campaign for questioning the value of NATO, praising the U.K.’s decision to leave the EU, and linking terrorist attacks to the million or so asylum-seekers who have...

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.
    Jan17

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.

    WASHINGTON — In a series of interviews in March of 2014, Donald Trump singled out Russia as the United States’ “biggest problem” and greatest geopolitical foe. Trump’s comments more than two years ago, which came in the wake of Russian incursions into Crimea, offer a sharp contrast to the Russia-friendly rhetoric he has employed since...

    Biden: Russia sanctions must stay in place
    Jan16

    Biden: Russia sanctions must stay in place

    On a last foreign trip before leaving office, Vice President Joe Biden on Monday met with Ukraine’s president and called on the impending Donald Trump administration to retain Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia.Watch the video above for… …read more Source: The...

    NATO without U.S. means Canada will have to do more, says committee chair
    Jan16

    NATO without U.S. means Canada will have to do more, says committee chair

    The head of the House of Commons foreign affairs committee says Canada will have to contribute more to NATO if the U.S. follows through on president-elect Donald Trump’s musings on withdrawing from the alliance. Liberal MP Bob Nault cautions that Canada and its NATO partners need to see how U.S. foreign policy formally takes shape after...

    U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO
    Jan16

    U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO

    by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 The past, present and future policies of the United States on the Eastern European front came to a head days before the transition of power in the U.S. In his final foreign trip, Vice President Joe Biden visited Kyiv on Jan. 16 and urged the incoming Trump administration to […] …read more Source:...

    Is Donald Trump a Russian Agent?
    Jan16

    Is Donald Trump a Russian Agent?

    A woman passes a billboard showing a pictures of US president-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Danilovgrad, Montenegro, November 16, 2016. (Stevo Vasiljevic/Reuters) It’s hard to believe we are having this conversation just days before Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the U.S. But the constant drip...