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    Moral Supremacy and Mr. Putin
    Feb07

    Moral Supremacy and Mr. Putin

    Is Donald Trump to be allowed to craft a foreign policy based on the ideas on which he ran and won the presidency in 2016? Our foreign-policy elite’s answer appears to be a thunderous no. Case in point: U.S. relations with Russia. During the campaign Trump was clear. He would seek closer ties with Russia and cooperate with Vladimir Putin in...

    The Latest: White House issues list of 78 attacks
    Feb07

    The Latest: White House issues list of 78 attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:45 p.m. The White House has released a list of 78 attacks it describes as “executed or inspired by” the Islamic State group. The White House says most did not get sufficient attention. The list includes incidents like a truck massacre in Nice that killed dozens and received...

    Shelling stops in eastern Ukraine town, leaving death and destitution
    Feb07

    Shelling stops in eastern Ukraine town, leaving death and destitution

    After a week of extensive and indiscriminate shelling, the government-controlled town of Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine finally spent its first night in relative calm. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Town Repairs After Worst Shelling in Months
    Feb07

    Ukraine Town Repairs After Worst Shelling in Months

    A week-long surge in violence in and around the government-held town of Avdiyivka in eastern Ukraine appeared to be winding down on Monday, as schools reopened and power and water supplies resumed following the worst clashes in months. Last week aid agencies warned of a looming humanitarian crisis after heavy shelling between Ukrainian troops and...

    East Ukraine: shelling aftermath in flashpoint Avdiivka
    Feb07

    East Ukraine: shelling aftermath in flashpoint Avdiivka

    Night clashes between Ukrainian forces and Moscow-backed rebels destroy numerous houses and leave two more dead in a flashpoint town and five others elsewhere in bloodshed that has prompted the US to condemn Russia’s “aggressive” stance. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    5 important stories you may have missed during last week’s news deluge
    Feb07

    5 important stories you may have missed during last week’s news deluge

    The New England Patriots won the Super Bowl, coming back from a record deficit to send the game into overtime for the first time in the sport’s history. Before half time, the Atlanta Falcons were favored to win. With that kind of whiplash, the world turned upside down. Then again, the Kremlin is demanding that Fox News apologize for...

    Chuck Schumer Trolls GOP Over Donald Trump’s Comparison Of America To Vladimir Putin
    Feb06

    Chuck Schumer Trolls GOP Over Donald Trump’s Comparison Of America To Vladimir Putin

    WASHINGTON — After President Donald Trump shrugged off the idea that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “killer” by suggesting the U.S. is just as bad, Democrats had a question for their GOP colleagues on Monday: Where’s the outrage?Trump made the remark on Fox News, when host Bill O’Reilly called Putin a “killer,” prompting Trump...

    Eastern Ukraine city in crosshairs of renewed fighting
    Feb06

    Eastern Ukraine city in crosshairs of renewed fighting

    A ‘forgotten war’ has ravaged the area for nearly three years of on-and-off shelling. …read more Source: USA...

    EU diplomats pledge to maintain sanctions on Russia
    Feb06

    EU diplomats pledge to maintain sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS — The European Union’s top diplomats vowed Monday to uphold sanctions against Russia for destabilizing conflict-torn Ukraine, despite confusion over how President Trump plans to manage his relations with Moscow. Determined to wait no longer for a clear message from Washington, EU foreign ministers said their economic sanctions must...

    Trump agrees to attend NATO summit in May
    Feb06

    Trump agrees to attend NATO summit in May

    U.S. President Donald Trump will be attending the NATO summit which will be held at the alliance’s headquarters in late May. Trump is well known for his views that NATO is “obsolete.” The White House says that Trump spoke with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday. The two talked about “how to encourage all NATO allies to meet...