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    Security Beefed Up In Odesa On Anniversary Of Deadly Clash
    May02

    Security Beefed Up In Odesa On Anniversary Of Deadly Clash

    Security has been beefed up in Ukraine’s Black Sea port city of Odesa as ceremonies are under way to commemorate 48 people killed in a 2014 clash between pro-Ukrainian and pro-Russian demonstrators. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rhee, who helped bring taekwondo to US, dead at 86
    May02

    Rhee, who helped bring taekwondo to US, dead at 86

    By Harrison Smith | Washington Post Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee, a Korean-born martial artist who settled in Washington, D.C., and helped popularize taekwondo in the United States, preaching a philosophy of “truth, beauty and love” while teaching members of Congress how to kick and punch, died April 30 at an assisted-living community in Arlington,...

    New scrutiny of potential Manafort links with Russia
    May02

    New scrutiny of potential Manafort links with Russia

    Two seemingly conflicting developments involving the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Russia have left legal experts puzzling.A set of leaked questions for President Donald Trump indicates that special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors are eager to ask the president about efforts Manafort may have made to seek Russian...

    Drop in Spending Could Affect Russian Military, Think Tank Says
    May02

    Drop in Spending Could Affect Russian Military, Think Tank Says

    Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its first decline in nearly two decades, with tighter purse strings likely to affect Moscow’s military activity ahead, a report by defense think tank SIPRI showed Wednesday. Russia has flexed its military muscles during the last few years with its 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea...

    Mueller interested in 2016 convention episode dismissed by House GOP
    May02

    Mueller interested in 2016 convention episode dismissed by House GOP

    Robert Mueller wants to question President Donald Trump about a change to the 2016 Republican Party platform’s language about Ukraine and Russia, rekindling a subject that House Republicans dismissed as a non-starter.President Donald Trump has denied any role in a decision by party activists at the 2016 Republican National Convention to...

    The Wall Street Journal is upset about having to interact with poor people at the airport
    May02

    The Wall Street Journal is upset about having to interact with poor people at the airport

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

    How to Make Putin Pay a High Price for His Aggression
    May02

    How to Make Putin Pay a High Price for His Aggression

    Following a Russian nerve gas attack on British soil, many Western governments have stood in solidarity with the United Kingdom and have expelled Russian diplomats from their countries. And, in the aftermath of a Russian-aided Syrian chemical attack against the Syrian own people, the United States, U.K., and France launched airstrikes against the...

    Brandon University: student advice for surviving life on campus
    May02

    Brandon University: student advice for surviving life on campus

    (Milana Paddock/Brandon University) Unofficial school motto: ‘Be You at BU’Best place for a nap: The music loungeBest cheap lunch: Soup at Forbidden FlavoursFavourite campus food: Pizza at Forbidden FlavoursPerks of living in this town: Short commutesBest place to study: North Stacks at the John E. Robbins Library or Down UnderWorst place...

    Mueller Question to Trump on Ukraine Based on Debunked Conspiracy Theory
    May01

    Mueller Question to Trump on Ukraine Based on Debunked Conspiracy Theory

    The New York Times published a list of questions Monday that, it said, were prepared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to ask President Donald Trump. One of them, oddly, referred to a long-debunked conspiracy theory about the 2016 Republican Party platform. …read more Source:...

    Armenia Protest Leader Calls for General Strike
    May01

    Armenia Protest Leader Calls for General Strike

    The leader of an Armenian protest movement that forced the country’s veteran leader to step down announced on Tuesday a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after the ruling party thwarted his bid to take over as prime minister. Addressing tens of thousands of people gathered in a square in the Armenian capital, Nikol Pashinyan said...