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    The Morning Vertical, May 30, 2017
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    The Morning Vertical, May 30, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kushner Added To Russian Conspiracy Theory
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    Kushner Added To Russian Conspiracy Theory

    News consumers are now suffering through the practiced, hyperbolic, omnipresent outrage that follows revelations that presidential adviser Jared Kushner allegedly tried to create what the New York Times is calling “a secret channel between his father-in-law’s transition team and Moscow to discuss the war in Syria and other...

    French President Holds ‘Extremely Frank’ Talks With Russia’s Putin
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    French President Holds ‘Extremely Frank’ Talks With Russia’s Putin

    France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, hosted his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Palace of Versailles near Paris Monday. In what he called “extremely frank, direct” talks, Macron criticized Russian media outlets for efforts to influence the French presidential election. He also questioned brutal treatment of the...

    For The Love Of St. Benedict
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    For The Love Of St. Benedict

    (L to R) Area Man, Father Martin Bernhard, Father Benedict Nivakoff I spent the weekend in Dallas, where I spoke on Saturday night about the Benedict Option at a fundraiser for the Monks of Norcia. As you know, their monastery was heavily damaged by last October’s massive earthquake, the one that reduced the medieval basilica to rubble. God...

    Trump and Russia: Just Follow the Money
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    Trump and Russia: Just Follow the Money

    By Frank VoglThe G7 summit communiqué surprisingly contains a direct and troublesome admonition for US President Donald Trump.Public prosecutors, FBI agents and investigative journalists know that crucial to their work is the dictum: “follow the money.” The money trail between the Trump and Kushner families increasingly appears to run from New...

    Breakup of the West?
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    Breakup of the West?

    By the time Air Force One started down the runaway at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, to bring President Trump home, the Atlantic had grown markedly wider than it was when he flew to Riyadh. In a Munich beer hall Sunday, Angela Merkel confirmed it. Europe must begin to look out for itself, she said, “take our fate into our own hands. … The...

    Putin visits France in hopes of mending strained ties
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    Putin visits France in hopes of mending strained ties

    In talks Monday at the royal palace of Versailles outside Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a variety of contentious issues, including the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine and accusations of Russian interference in the recent French elections. … …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Montenegro official prevented from travelling through Moscow
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    Montenegro official prevented from travelling through Moscow

    PODGORICA, Montenegro — Montenegro on Monday strongly protested “inappropriate” conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport. Lawmaker Miodrag Vukovic said he was kept overnight in a transit zone at Domodedovo International Airport while on his way to an...

    France’s Macron Accuses Russian Media of Spreading ‘Fake News’
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    France’s Macron Accuses Russian Media of Spreading ‘Fake News’

    VERSAILLES, France—French President Emmanuel Macron rolled out the red carpet for Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Monday, but past suspicions of Russian meddling in the French election resurfaced with Macron denouncing Russian media and Putin denying hacking allegations. The newly elected Macron hosted Putin at the sumptuous 17th century palace...

    Andrew Scheer will oppose transgender rights, fight gun regulations, fund homeschooling
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    Andrew Scheer will oppose transgender rights, fight gun regulations, fund homeschooling

    A divided Conservative Party narrowly elected Andrew Scheer as its leader on Saturday evening, defying expectations set for the 38-year-old Saskatchewanian. Scheer has long been known as a social conservative, but faced little scrutiny in the race, after being left in the shadow of Kevin O’Leary and Maxime Bernier, the two frontrunners with...