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    US Bolsters Naval Presence in Atlantic in Response to Russia
    May05

    US Bolsters Naval Presence in Atlantic in Response to Russia

    The U.S. Navy is reinforcing its presence in the Atlantic Ocean with the resurrection of a naval command in response to increasing assertiveness by Russia’s military. The Pentagon announced Friday the Navy was re-establishing the 2nd Fleet, almost seven years after it was disbanded for cost-savings and organizational reasons. “This is...

    Did philosopher Alexander Dugin, aka “Putin’s brain,” shape the 2016 election?
    May05

    Did philosopher Alexander Dugin, aka “Putin’s brain,” shape the 2016 election?

    AP/Getty/YouTube/Photo Montage by Salon …read more Source:...

    Crimean Activist Gets Prison For Pro-Ukraine Social Media Posts
    May05

    Crimean Activist Gets Prison For Pro-Ukraine Social Media Posts

    A Crimean activist has been sentenced to two years in prison over pro-Ukrainian comments made on social media, a ruling that activists say is unprecedented. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Points Out a Key Part of the Mueller’s Team’s Fraught Day in Court that People Missed
    May05

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Points Out a Key Part of the Mueller’s Team’s Fraught Day in Court that People Missed

    Everyone focused on the fact that the judge was critical of the special counsel — few noticed the crucial part of Mueller’s team’s response. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team appeared to have a tough day in court on Friday as Judge T.S. Ellis was sharply critical of the prosecutors’ grounds to bring their case against...

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Points Out a Key Part of the Mueller’s Team’s Fraught Day in Court that People Missed
    May05

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Points Out a Key Part of the Mueller’s Team’s Fraught Day in Court that People Missed

    Everyone focused on the fact that the judge was critical of the special counsel — few noticed the crucial part of Mueller’s team’s response. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team appeared to have a tough day in court on Friday as Judge T.S. Ellis was sharply critical of the prosecutors’ grounds to bring their case against...

    Ill Treatment Of Police Suspects Still Common In Ukraine, EU Report Says
    May05

    Ill Treatment Of Police Suspects Still Common In Ukraine, EU Report Says

    A new report from the Council of Europe finds that despite significant efforts in Ukraine to adopt European human right standards, law enforcement bodies in the country continue to treat suspects badly. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Senate Dems concerned Ukraine not cooperating with Mueller’s Russia probe
    May05

    Senate Dems concerned Ukraine not cooperating with Mueller’s Russia probe

    Top Senate Democrats are pushing Ukrainian officials to explain allegations that they’re not cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation because they fear President Trump. The three senators — Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Richard Durbin of Illinois...

    ‘Rudy Giuliani Will Be Out of Here In Two Weeks’: MSNBC Contributor Explains How the Former NYC Mayor Is Already a Disaster for Trump
    May04

    ‘Rudy Giuliani Will Be Out of Here In Two Weeks’: MSNBC Contributor Explains How the Former NYC Mayor Is Already a Disaster for Trump

    In his first few weeks on the job, the former mayor has already made the president look like a liar. MSNBC contributor Donny Deutsch made a bold but plausible prediction on Friday about the future of President Donald Trump’s legal team: Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and one of the newest members of the team, will be gone in...

    Trump Seizes On Judge’s Pointed Questions To Bash Mueller’s Team
    May04

    Trump Seizes On Judge’s Pointed Questions To Bash Mueller’s Team

    President Donald Trump has a new hero. Just a few hours after U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis grilled Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team on how the indictment brought against Paul Manafort in Virginia is relevant to the Russia probe, Trump tried to use Ellis’ comments from the hearing to support his claim that the Russia probe is a...

    Midday open thread: An anniversary, a really bad school superintendent and a really bad law school
    May04

    Midday open thread: An anniversary, a really bad school superintendent and a really bad law school

    Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is The question: Mueller interviews Trump: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … EPA chief Scott Pruitt is one hot mess of corruption, by Sher Watts Spooner The media loves Trump because he’s a train wreck (not because it’s ‘liberal’), by David Akadjian Imagine your city without working...