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    Russia Chooses Entry For Eurovision, Despite Threats Of Boycotts
    Mar13

    Russia Chooses Entry For Eurovision, Despite Threats Of Boycotts

    Russia has chosen Yulia Samoilova to represent the country at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, an event some Russian pop stars and lawmakers wanted to boycott. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump advisor Roger Stone communicated with DNC hacker “Guccifer 2.0” during the 2016 campaign
    Mar12

    Trump advisor Roger Stone communicated with DNC hacker “Guccifer 2.0” during the 2016 campaign

    Roger Stone, President Trump’s longtime advisor, has admitted to exchanging what he claims are “completely innocuous” messages with the hacker or hackers who claim to have infiltrated the DNC during the 2016 presidential campaign. He told the Washington Times that he corresponded on Twitter with “Guccifer 2.0,” the self-described...

    The Daily Signal Won’t Be Bullied by the Establishment Media
    Mar12

    The Daily Signal Won’t Be Bullied by the Establishment Media

    “What’s a legitimate news outlet?” Apparently not The Daily Signal, if you believe the self-proclaimed arbiters of journalism who represent the “mainstream” media. The Washington Post published a story Friday with that audacious headline, questioning the “unusual” development of our White House correspondent’s handling pool coverage...

    Boris Johnson Warns Russians Could Hack Into U.K. Computers
    Mar12

    Boris Johnson Warns Russians Could Hack Into U.K. Computers

    U.K. foreign secretary Boris Johnson warned Sunday that the Russians have the ability to launch cyberattacks on the British electoral system. During an appearance on U.K. political talk show “Peston on Sunday,” the former London mayor said there’s plenty of reason to believe Russia could interfere.“We have no evidence the Russians are...

    A director on his new film about Syria: “We want people to look this tragedy in the face”
    Mar12

    A director on his new film about Syria: “We want people to look this tragedy in the face”

    “If we want the refugee problem to go away, we have to end this war.” —Evgeny Afineevsky A few weeks ago, I saw a screening of a new documentary film called Cries From Syria. It was a punishing watch. The film is raw, emotional, and relentlessly honest about the costs of war. The director, Evgeny Afineevsky, an American citizen who was born in...

    McCain on Trump-Russia probes: ‘Lot of shoes to drop from this centipede’
    Mar12

    McCain on Trump-Russia probes: ‘Lot of shoes to drop from this centipede’

    Arizona Sen. John McCain suggested Sunday “there’s a lot of shoes to drop” once more information is known about President Donald Trump and his associates’ ties to Russia.In an interview with Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union,” McCain said he was troubled by a number of things with Russia, including the Republican Party...

    Trump’s Dictator Chic
    Mar12

    Trump’s Dictator Chic

    Every good brand needs a theme and an aesthetic, and President Donald Trump has spent decades cultivating both. The theme is success, wealth, winning, and the aesthetic is bright, brassy, loud—or, depending whom you ask, gaudy and fake. In person, the Trump look is that distinctive hair, oversized suits (apparently from the expensive Italian...

    WikiLeaks’ CIA dump makes the Russian hacking story even murkier — if that’s possible
    Mar12

    WikiLeaks’ CIA dump makes the Russian hacking story even murkier — if that’s possible

    (Credit: AP/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Reuters/Lucas Jackson/Salon/Mireia Triguero Roura) Russia hacked the election. Russia didn’t hack the election. Russia sort of, maybe, possibly hacked the election. Is your head spinning from this story yet? The latest WikiLeaks disclosures concerning the CIA’s hacking abilities has further complicated...

    Merkel Coming to Washington to Talk Trade, Russia Strategy
    Mar12

    Merkel Coming to Washington to Talk Trade, Russia Strategy

    U.S. President Donald Trump plans to quiz German Chancellor Angela Merkel about her experience dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin when the chancellor visits the White House Tuesday. A senior administration official said Friday Trump would be “very interested to get German Chancellor Merkel’s insights” as he prepares to engage the...

    Trump, Merkel To Discuss NATO, Ukraine, Putin During Washington Meeting
    Mar12

    Trump, Merkel To Discuss NATO, Ukraine, Putin During Washington Meeting

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet in Washington on March 14, with the future of NATO and the conflict in Ukraine among the key topics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...