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    The Art of the Deal: How Donald Trump Should Handle Russia and Ukraine
    Jan19

    The Art of the Deal: How Donald Trump Should Handle Russia and Ukraine

    Focus on Ukraine rather than Russia and Donald Trump could transform Eastern Europe. …read more Source:...

    Trump poised to ‘reverse’ seven decades of U.S. foreign policy: Harper
    Jan19

    Trump poised to ‘reverse’ seven decades of U.S. foreign policy: Harper

    OTTAWA — Donald Trump’s presidency will mark a landmark shift in U.S. foreign policy not seen since the end of the Second World War, says former prime minister Stephen Harper. “The Trump presidency is a major source of global uncertainty,” Harper said Thursday in a speech in New Delhi, the speaking notes for which were obtained...

    Trump faces 4 areas of high risk conflict
    Jan19

    Trump faces 4 areas of high risk conflict

    (Credit: AP) Within months of taking office, President Donald Trump is likely to face one or more major international crises, possibly entailing a risk of nuclear escalation. Not since the end of the Cold War has a new chief executive been confronted with as many potential flashpoints involving such a risk of explosive conflict. This...

    Baby born using controversial IVF technique
    Jan19

    Baby born using controversial IVF technique

    It was a first for the entire world: Using a controversial in vitro fertilization technique, doctors in Kiev, Ukraine, helped a previously infertile couple conceive and deliver a baby girl. Some critics say, for genetic reasons, the use of this IVF method should have been restricted to producing a baby boy. …read more Source:...

    German parliament pays tribute to market attack victims
    Jan19

    German parliament pays tribute to market attack victims

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s parliament has paid tribute to the 12 people killed in the truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin a month ago. Speaker Norbert Lammert told lawmakers Thursday that “terror aims to shake, paralyze and destabilize democratic societies. The terrorists did not achieve this aim in Germany.” Seven Germans were among...

    Russian business world hopes for relief from Trump
    Jan19

    Russian business world hopes for relief from Trump

    Russian magnates and American investors alike are anticipating a Trump administration that removes punishing sanctions, frees up access to capital and encourages U.S. businesses pursuing profits in Russia’s vast market — regardless of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s policies. With relations at a post-Cold War low, the Kremlin is...

    Russian business world hopes for relief from Trump
    Jan19

    Russian business world hopes for relief from Trump

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Few people are more eager for Donald Trump’s arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia. Russian magnates and American investors are anticipating an administration that removes sanctions and encourages U.S. business in Russia’s vast market — regardless of Russian President Vladimir...

    Ukraine Leader Confident Of Support From Trump Against Russian Aggression
    Jan19

    Ukraine Leader Confident Of Support From Trump Against Russian Aggression

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is expressing confidence that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will support Ukraine in its struggle against Russian aggression despite his desire to mend ties with Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Signs Defense Pacts With Baltic States, but NATO Allies Wary of Trump Era
    Jan19

    US Signs Defense Pacts With Baltic States, but NATO Allies Wary of Trump Era

    The United States has signed defense cooperation agreements with Lithuania and Estonia, formalizing the deployment of thousands of troops to bolster NATO defenses in the face of a Russian threat of aggression. The agreements, signed Tuesday, will regulate the legal status of U.S. armed forces in the two Baltic states and are part of the biggest...

    President Obama’s Final Word: ‘We’re Going to Be Okay’
    Jan18

    President Obama’s Final Word: ‘We’re Going to Be Okay’

    Barack Obama is the leader of the nation’s progressive political party, but his belief in progress is more fundamental than a simple political label. “Hope” may have seemed a facile or even juvenile basis for a presidential campaign in 2008, but it was a sincere one, as Obama demonstrated one final time Wednesday afternoon in the final...