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    Trump’s nominee for State clears procedural hurdle in Senate
    Jan31

    Trump’s nominee for State clears procedural hurdle in Senate

    FILE – In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump selected Tillerson to lead the State Department on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)...

    News of the Day From Around the World, Jan. 31
    Jan31

    News of the Day From Around the World, Jan. 31

    Malaysian authorities expanded the search for four Chinese tourists and a crew member still missing at sea Monday two days after their boat sank off Borneo island. Police detained the boat’s owner and the surviving captain and crew member to assist the investigation. Historians in Poland have put online what they say is the most complete...

    ‘This Is Barbarism’: Ukrainian Troops on High Alert as War Intensifies
    Jan31

    ‘This Is Barbarism’: Ukrainian Troops on High Alert as War Intensifies

    KYIV, Ukraine—Using artillery, tanks, and rockets, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian forces along the front lines in eastern Ukraine on Sunday and early Monday morning, highlighting, once again, that the February 2015 cease-fire has failed. “This is barbarism,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday in response to...

    Trump-Putin Phone Call: ‘A Toe in the Water’
    Jan31

    Trump-Putin Phone Call: ‘A Toe in the Water’

    Saturday’s phone conversation between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin has raised the hopes of many Russian politicians for a U.S.-Russian rapprochement. But other observers in Moscow remain more cautious about the prospects for bilateral relations in the Trump era. According to the White House, the two leaders discussed topics...

    Senate Should Reject NATO Membership for Montenegro
    Jan30

    Senate Should Reject NATO Membership for Montenegro

    The U.S. once created military alliances to advance its own security. Today Washington treats them like social organizations, which every nation should be invited to join, irrespective of qualification. So it is with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s vote to admit Montenegro, a quaint but geopolitically irrelevant Balkan state, into...

    List of Auschwitz commanders and guards posted online
    Jan30

    List of Auschwitz commanders and guards posted online

    WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – A list of the names of Nazi SS commanders and guards who served at the Auschwitz concentration camp was published online. The list, believed to be the most complete ever, went online Monday at the website http://en.truthaboutcamps.eu/. The list was prepared by the Polish Institute of National Remembrance in cooperation with...

    Journalists Shouldn’t Hold Trump To ‘Special Standards,’ Says Bloomberg Editor-In-Chief
    Jan30

    Journalists Shouldn’t Hold Trump To ‘Special Standards,’ Says Bloomberg Editor-In-Chief

    LONDON ― John Micklethwait is the editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News. Previously, he served as the editor-in-chief of The Economist. Micklethwait, who I spoke to recently in London, has an extraordinary platform of observation on what’s happening in the world. In the following interview, he gives his personal impression of Russian President...

    President Trump: Nationalist Capitalism, An Alternative to Globalization
    Jan30

    President Trump: Nationalist Capitalism, An Alternative to Globalization

    Image from Public Domain During his inaugural speech, President Trump clearly and forcefully outlined the strategic political-economic policies he will pursue over the next four years. Anti-Trump journalists, editorialists, academics and experts, who appear in the Financial Times, New York Times, Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal have...

    7 Ukrainian troops killed in new clashes with Russia-backed rebels
    Jan30

    7 Ukrainian troops killed in new clashes with Russia-backed rebels

    The deaths come in an apparent uptick in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where a January ceasefire between government troops and separatist rebels has held until recently. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia Charges Crimean Tatar Official With Undermining Territorial Integrity
    Jan30

    Russia Charges Crimean Tatar Official With Undermining Territorial Integrity

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has filed extremism charges against a leading Crimean Tatar official in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...