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    15 before-and-after images that show how we’re transforming the planet
    Jan02

    15 before-and-after images that show how we’re transforming the planet

    Human beings have replaced nature as the dominant force shaping Earth. We’ve cleared away forests, dammed up mighty rivers, paved vast roads, and transported thousands of species around the world. “To a large extent,” two scientists wrote in 2015, “the future of the only place where life is known to exist is being...

    Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking
    Jan02

    Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking

    PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump says that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticism about the security of online communications his administration is likely to use for everything from day-to-day planning to international relations. Trump rarely uses email or computers, despite...

    Trump’s cabinet will be a ‘team of rivals’ — but not in a good way
    Jan02

    Trump’s cabinet will be a ‘team of rivals’ — but not in a good way

    REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstJudging from Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks, the president-elect’s foreign policy is likely to be in shambles—the product more of internecine squabbles (and who wins which ones) than of any thought-through strategy. For this reason, many of his actual policies, or even the way they’re formed, are at this...

    U.S. Senators Conclude Georgia Visit Pledging Tougher Russia Sanctions
    Jan02

    U.S. Senators Conclude Georgia Visit Pledging Tougher Russia Sanctions

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and a delegation of U.S. senators have discussed the Caucasus country’s aspirations for joining Western institutions and the Georgian-U.S. strategic relationship in Tbilisi. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians Hold Torchlight March To Honor Nationalist Leader
    Jan02

    Ukrainians Hold Torchlight March To Honor Nationalist Leader

    Ukrainians staged a torchlight march through the streets of Kyiv to mark the 108th anniversary of the birth of the late nationalist leader, Stepan Bandera. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    35 Russian diplomats ordered out by Obama depart U.S., state department says
    Jan02

    35 Russian diplomats ordered out by Obama depart U.S., state department says

    President Obama expelled the diplomats, saying they were really spies, and ordered new sanctions on Russian spy agencies for alleged hacking of political sites during presidential election …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump press secretary says sanctions on Russia may be too harsh
    Jan02

    Donald Trump press secretary says sanctions on Russia may be too harsh

    A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source: Global...

    State Department: 35 Russian Diplomats Leave US
    Jan02

    State Department: 35 Russian Diplomats Leave US

    The State Department is confirming that the 35 Russian diplomats President Barack Obama ordered out of the country have departed the United States. Obama expelled the diplomats, saying they were really spies, and ordered new sanctions on Russian spy agencies for alleged Russian hacking of political sites during the presidential election. Obama...

    Senator McCain: US ‘Must Stand Up to Vladimir Putin’
    Jan01

    Senator McCain: US ‘Must Stand Up to Vladimir Putin’

    Republican Senator John McCain said on Sunday the United States could only improve its relations with Russia by taking a tough stance with President Putin, calling for stronger sanctions against Moscow. On a tour of the Baltic states, Ukraine and Georgia, McCain and other senators assured the former Soviet-dominated countries that the United...

    ‘Why the magnitude of this?’: Trump’s incoming press secretary questions US sanctions on Russia
    Jan01

    ‘Why the magnitude of this?’: Trump’s incoming press secretary questions US sanctions on Russia

    Sean Spicer said the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source: Business...