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    Investments in Russia become focus in congressional race
    Apr30

    Investments in Russia become focus in congressional race

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. — The leading candidates for Montana’s only congressional seat tangled Saturday over money, including taxes, campaign financing and $240,000 in investments by the Republican candidate that financial disclosures link to index funds with substantial holdings in Russian firms that are under sanctions by the U.S. government....

    Is the Trump administration enabling genocide in Yemen? And will Americans ever pay attention?
    Apr30

    Is the Trump administration enabling genocide in Yemen? And will Americans ever pay attention?

    The site of an air raid that hit a funeral reception in the Arhab district, 40 kilometres north of the capital Sanaa, on February 16, 2017. (Credit: Getty/Mohammed Huwais) While President Donald Trump has been busy distracting attention from the Russia inquiry at home and shoring up his humanitarian credentials in Syria, his administration has...

    Merkel Says She Has Good Relationship With Trump Despite Frosty Start
    Apr30

    Merkel Says She Has Good Relationship With Trump Despite Frosty Start

    BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that she and President Donald Trump have built a “good working relationship” even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damage to the pivotal U.S.-German partnership. “President Trump and I have developed a good working relationship, which doesn’t rule out...

    Ukrainian Boxer Klitschko Loses Title Fight To U.K.’s Joshua
    Apr30

    Ukrainian Boxer Klitschko Loses Title Fight To U.K.’s Joshua

    Ukrainian boxing legend Vladimir Klitschko lost to Anthony Joshua of the U.K. in a world heavyweight title fight stopped in the 11th round. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    For Russia and US, Uneasy Cooperation on Cybercrime Is Now a Mess 
    Apr30

    For Russia and US, Uneasy Cooperation on Cybercrime Is Now a Mess 

    Agents from the FBI and the U.S. Secret Service showed up in Moscow in May 2009 with a specific mission: to nab one of the world’s most notorious hackers. But to do that, the Americans needed Russia’s help. They turned to the Federal Security Service (FSB), the country’s main intelligence agency, and shared operational...

    Military plane crashes in Cuba, killing all 8 on board
    Apr30

    Military plane crashes in Cuba, killing all 8 on board

    A military airplane crashed into a mountain in Cuba’s north-western region of Artemisa on Saturday morning, killing all eight personnel on board, the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces said. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Fight time for Joshua and Klitschko
    Apr30

    The Latest: Fight time for Joshua and Klitschko

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Anthony Joshua-Wvladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight in Wembley Stadium. (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The British and Ukrainian national anthems out of the way, Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua are about to get it on. Joshua kept Klitschko cooling in the ring while making a theatrical entrance, then...

    The Latest: Fight time for Joshua and Klitschko
    Apr30

    The Latest: Fight time for Joshua and Klitschko

    The Latest on the Anthony Joshua-Wvladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight in Wembley Stadium. (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The British and Ukrainian national anthems out of the way, Wladimir Klitschko … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Washington Post has a lobbyist as a writer. Here are 12 times they didn’t disclose conflicts of interest
    Apr29

    The Washington Post has a lobbyist as a writer. Here are 12 times they didn’t disclose conflicts of interest

    (Credit: AP/Gerald Herbert) The Washington Post has repeatedly failed to inform readers about major financial conflicts of interest in pieces by opinion writer Ed Rogers. Rogers is a leading Republican lobbyist who has used his Post column to advocate for the interests of his firm’s clients without disclosure in at least a dozen instances...

    Why I Issued A Dissent To USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report
    Apr29

    Why I Issued A Dissent To USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report

    This week, nearing the end of four years of service as an Obama Presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I felt compelled to issue a public dissent to USCIRF’s 2017 Annual Report.While the larger part of my dissent dealt with the way the Commission does its work (which I will discuss in a...