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    Michael Cohen pushed out of Trump’s inner circle, into center of FBI investigation
    Jul04

    Michael Cohen pushed out of Trump’s inner circle, into center of FBI investigation

    While Donald Trump seems to be constantly increasing his legal team under Marc Kasowitz, there is one name that rarely features in his recent legal announcements—longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen. In fact, Cohen seems to have been given a quiet heave-ho from Trump’s inner circle. After years of loyal service to Mr. Trump, Mr. Cohen,...

    News of the Day From Around the World, July 3
    Jul04

    News of the Day From Around the World, July 3

    The leader of the militants who laid siege to the southern city of Marawi is believed to be hiding in a mosque there, the Philippines’ defense chief said Monday, days after Isnilon Hapilon was reported to have fled the bombed-out town. The militants aligned with the Islamic State group attacked Marawi on May 23 and are confined in a small...

    Is Putin’s Russia the critical threat Americans believe it to be?
    Jul04

    Is Putin’s Russia the critical threat Americans believe it to be?

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool) U.S. intelligence agencies — 17 of them — agree that evidence shows the Russian government hacked the Democratic National Committee and waged a campaign to influence voters in 2016. Although no evidence of collusion between U.S. citizens and Russia has been proven yet, President Donald Trump and...

    Diplomats try to get canceled U.S.-Russia talks back on track
    Jul04

    Diplomats try to get canceled U.S.-Russia talks back on track

    WASHINGTON – The United States and Russia worked Monday to restore a key diplomatic channel between the two clashing nations, days before President Donald Trump planned to hold his first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, under immense scrutiny in the U.S. over his contacts with Trump...

    U.S., Russia try to get cancelled diplomatic talks back on track
    Jul04

    U.S., Russia try to get cancelled diplomatic talks back on track

    WASHINGTON – The United States and Russia worked Monday to restore a key diplomatic channel between the two clashing nations, days before President Donald Trump planned to hold his first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, under immense scrutiny in the U.S. over his contacts with Trump...

    Official: firm at center of cyberattack knew of problems
    Jul04

    Official: firm at center of cyberattack knew of problems

    The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine’s … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Refugees, trade and climate are top issues at upcoming G20 summit
    Jul03

    Refugees, trade and climate are top issues at upcoming G20 summit

    The G20 summit on July 7-8 comes amid tensions over trade, climate, and refugee policy and increased uncertainty over the U.S. commitment to multilateral institutions. Introduction The annual summit of the Group of Twenty (G20), a gathering of the world’s largest economies, has evolved into a major forum for discussing the most pressing...

    Ukrainian firm at center of cyberattack will face charges, official says
    Jul03

    Ukrainian firm at center of cyberattack will face charges, official says

    KIEV, Ukraine — The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine’s CyberPolice suggested Monday. Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine’s national Cyberpolice unit, said in an interview with The...

    Freedom Isn’t Free: An Independence Day Reminder From the War in Ukraine
    Jul03

    Freedom Isn’t Free: An Independence Day Reminder From the War in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—I arrived in Ukraine for the first time in July 2014, three years ago this month. I originally planned to stay for three weeks. I never would have thought then, that by Independence Day 2017, three years later, I’d still be here, still reporting on the war. On that warm summer day of my arrival in Kyiv three years ago, the...

    Russia’s Kaspersky Lab offers up source code for US government scrutiny
    Jul03

    Russia’s Kaspersky Lab offers up source code for US government scrutiny

    By RAPHAEL SATTER and VERONIKA SILCHENKO, Associated Press MOSCOW — The chief executive of Russia’s Kaspersky Lab says he’s ready to have his company’s source code examined by U.S. government officials to help dispel long-lingering suspicions about his company’s ties to the Kremlin. In an interview with The Associated...