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    Concerns about crowd trouble as Ukraine plays Kosovo
    Oct08

    Concerns about crowd trouble as Ukraine plays Kosovo

    Anti-discrimination group the FARE Network says there is “a very high risk” of crowd trouble when Ukraine plays Kosovo in a World Cup qualifier Sunday being staged in Poland. FARE’s … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    US Cyberattack Claims Fan ‘Anti-Russian Hysteria,’ Moscow Says
    Oct08

    US Cyberattack Claims Fan ‘Anti-Russian Hysteria,’ Moscow Says

    U.S. accusations that Russia was responsible for cyberattacks against Democratic Party organizations lack any proof and are an attempt by Washington to fan “unprecedented anti-Russian hysteria”, the Foreign Ministry in Moscow said. The U.S. government for the first time Friday formally accused Russia of a campaign of cyberattacks...

    Russian Ambassador’s Defense of Trump Speaks Volumes About Interference in U.S. Election
    Oct08

    Russian Ambassador’s Defense of Trump Speaks Volumes About Interference in U.S. Election

    Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin denies interfering in the U.S. presidential election in support of Republican candidate Donald Trump. Pixabay.com I love it when Russia gets caught with its pants down. Vladimir Putin has denied for months that Russia has been interfering in the U.S. presidential election to try to get Donald Trump elected....

    WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
    Oct08

    WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

    WASHINGTON — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief: RACE and POLICING The continued deaths of unarmed African-American men women and children at the hands of police are turning into one of the most consequential civil rights issues of the new millennium. Since the death of Michael...

    WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
    Oct08

    WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

    WASHINGTON — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief: RACE and POLICING The continued deaths of unarmed African-American men women and children at the hands of police are turning into one of the most consequential civil rights issues of the new millennium. Since the death of Michael...

    Russian hacking crisis tests Obama’s nerve
    Oct08

    Russian hacking crisis tests Obama’s nerve

    President Barack Obama came under immediate pressure Friday night to punish Russia for hacking into US political institutions — with calls to rally European allies behind sweeping new sanctions against Moscow. The demands for swift action followed the administration’s extraordinary public statement accusing the Russian government of...

    Report: Lobbyist Helped Craft Donald Trump Foreign Policy Speech While Promoting Russian Pipeline
    Oct08

    Report: Lobbyist Helped Craft Donald Trump Foreign Policy Speech While Promoting Russian Pipeline

    A Republican lobbyist who helped shape Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech was at the same time earning thousands of dollars to promote the construction of a natural-gas pipeline on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The firm of Richard Burt, who served in former President Ronald Reagan’s administration, was paid...

    Diane Francis: Ukraine’s survivor — Yulia Tymoshenko
    Oct08

    Diane Francis: Ukraine’s survivor — Yulia Tymoshenko

    Yulia Tymoshenko no longer braids her blond hair, but looks like a corporate lawyer from Berlin or Brussels, complete with glasses, an hour-glass figure, poise and exquisite grooming. She is the most famous and most controversial figure in Ukraine. And, however historians or critics judge her, she embodies the hardship endured by Ukraine’s...

    The US just formally accused Russia of interfering in the presidential election
    Oct08

    The US just formally accused Russia of interfering in the presidential election

    Late Friday afternoon, the US intelligence community made it official: Washington believes Moscow is intentionally meddling in the November US elections. The claim came in a joint statement from the Department of Homeland Security and the Director of National Security published on the DNI website. The two agencies formally accused Russia of...

    ON THE RECORD: HILLARY CLINTON’S TENURE AT STATE
    Oct08

    ON THE RECORD: HILLARY CLINTON’S TENURE AT STATE

    The views are those of the author.Hillary Clinton was an effective and well-respected Secretary of State at home and abroad. At the end of her time at State, a Washington Post-ABC news poll put her favorability rating at an astounding 67%. Reflecting on her work as Secretary, Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) said, “I think she’s...