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    Congress Comes to an Agreement on Russia Sanctions
    Jul23

    Congress Comes to an Agreement on Russia Sanctions

    Congress reached an agreement Saturday on sanctions against Russia for its election-meddling and invasion of Crimea. The latest version of the bill also includes sanctions against Iran, North Korea, and gives Congress veto power that could block President Trump from easing any sanctions on Moscow.The bill, which could be on Trump’s desk...

    Trump Jr., Manafort May Testify Privately In Front Of Senate
    Jul22

    Trump Jr., Manafort May Testify Privately In Front Of Senate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign chairman won’t be forced to testify publicly next week and are instead discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, the panel said. The Senate Judiciary Committee initially called...

    To defeat tyranny today, look to the past
    Jul22

    To defeat tyranny today, look to the past

    President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit at the G20 Summit, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Waller R. Newell, Carleton University Democracy is under assault. Vladimir Putin’s authoritarianism, ISIS terrorism, the nuclear threat from North Korea and Donald...

    Democrats announce agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill
    Jul22

    Democrats announce agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, said...

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill
    Jul22

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

    Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: CTV...

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill
    Jul22

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. RELATED LINKSHow Russia hacked American faith in the...

    French President To Hold Talks With Putin, Merkel, Poroshenko On Ukraine Conflict
    Jul22

    French President To Hold Talks With Putin, Merkel, Poroshenko On Ukraine Conflict

    French President Emmanuel Macron has said he will call the leaders of Russia, Germany, and Ukraine on July 24 in a stepped-up international effort to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dems Announce Bipartisan Agreement On ‘Strong’ Russia Sanctions Bill
    Jul22

    Dems Announce Bipartisan Agreement On ‘Strong’ Russia Sanctions Bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat,...

    Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russia sanctions bill resolved
    Jul22

    Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russia sanctions bill resolved

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior House Democrat says congressional negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package, to punish Moscow for meddling in U.S. elections and belligerence toward Ukraine. The White House has opposed part of the legislation mandating a congressional review if President Donald Trump seeks to ease the...

    Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russia sanctions bill resolved
    Jul22

    Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russia sanctions bill resolved

    A senior House Democrat says congressional negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package, to punish Moscow for meddling in U.S. elections and belligerence toward Ukraine. In … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...