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    French President Vows To Be ‘Demanding’ With Putin In Versailles Talks
    May29

    French President Vows To Be ‘Demanding’ With Putin In Versailles Talks

    New French President Emmanuel Macron says he will be “demanding” when he hosts Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Versailles palace outside Paris on May 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Congress Could Cripple Robert Mueller
    May29

    How Congress Could Cripple Robert Mueller

    The special prosecutor was convinced that Congress was on the verge of sabotaging his politically charged investigation—one that led straight into the White House and threatened to end with a president’s impeachment. And so he went to lawmakers on Capitol Hill with a plea: Do not grant immunity to witnesses in exchange for their testimony...

    Zenit St. Petersburg Fires Coach After Failing To Reach Champions League For Second Year
    May29

    Zenit St. Petersburg Fires Coach After Failing To Reach Champions League For Second Year

    Zenit St. Petersburg has fired coach Mircea Lucescu after the Russian football team failed to qualify for the Champions League for the second year in a row. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Timeline: Russia and President Trump
    May29

    A Timeline: Russia and President Trump

    Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak at the White House in Washington, May 10, 2017. (Credit: AP/Russian Foreign Ministry) 1979: Roger Stone is introduced to Donald Trump by notorious attorney Roy Cohn. [Added March 27, 2017] 1980: Roger Stone founds a lobbying practice...

    And the Palme d’Or goes to . . . a Swedish satire
    May29

    And the Palme d’Or goes to . . . a Swedish satire

    Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund wins Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious Palme d’Or for The Square (Photograph by Brian D. Johnson) The high altar of world cinema climaxed its 70th anniversary edition by awarding its top prize to a ferocious satire that skewers pretension and liberal hypocrisy in the gala art world. Swedish...

    Donald Trump-Russia probes turn into hunt for finance criminality
    May28

    Donald Trump-Russia probes turn into hunt for finance criminality

    President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office of the White House, January 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. Also pictured, from left, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, Press Secretary Sean Spicer and National Security...

    ‘We Must Fight For Our Own Future’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Urges European Unity
    May28

    ‘We Must Fight For Our Own Future’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Urges European Unity

    (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the U.S., Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and other challenges. Speaking at a campaign event held in a Bavarian beer tent, Merkel suggested that the G-7 summit in Italy that ended Saturday...

    Does Vladimir Putin really own Donald Trump? It’s more likely than you think
    May28

    Does Vladimir Putin really own Donald Trump? It’s more likely than you think

    (Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Christopher Aluka Berry/Photo montage by Salon) Imagine the moment when Vladimir Putin first learned that his Russian hackers had struck gold by obtaining the emails of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Shots of vodka all around, singing, dancing and hurling empty glasses...

    Amid Tatar Renaissance In Europe, An American Mosque Turns To Its Roots
    May28

    Amid Tatar Renaissance In Europe, An American Mosque Turns To Its Roots

    Separated from its homelands since 1938, Brooklyn’s 110-year-old Lipka Tatar community is finally reaching out to its European cousins. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump to decide soon on climate accord
    May28

    Trump to decide soon on climate accord

    TAORMINA, Sicily — Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. The other six nations in the Group of Seven agreed to stick with...