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    Germany, France back extending sanctions against Russia
    Dec13

    Germany, France back extending sanctions against Russia

    BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany and France say European Union sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine will need to be… …read more Source:...

    Germany, France back extending sanctions against Russia
    Dec13

    Germany, France back extending sanctions against Russia

    The leaders of Germany and France say European Union sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine will need to be extended. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Tuesday that the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Marijuana laws, MyDemocracy.ca on the pre-holiday Hill agenda
    Dec13

    Marijuana laws, MyDemocracy.ca on the pre-holiday Hill agenda

    After weeks of increasingly frantic speculation – as well as accusations of strategic leaks – the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation is set to unveil its much-anticipated report. According to the notice, Task Force chair and former Liberal public safety minister Anne McLellan and her vice-chair, Dr. Mark Ware, will take questions...

    Trump’s victory has Baltic countries even more worried about a Russian invasion
    Dec13

    Trump’s victory has Baltic countries even more worried about a Russian invasion

    Estonia’s Defense Minister was worried about the threat Russia poses to its relatively tiny Baltic neighbor long before Donald Trump became America’s president-elect. But Trump’s surprise win hasn’t helped calm those fears. Estonia relies on NATO for protection, and the president-elect has not been so enthusiastic in his...

    The Morning Vertical, December 13, 2016
    Dec13

    The Morning Vertical, December 13, 2016

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

    Do CIA Revelations Mean Trump Will Be Putin’s Puppet?
    Dec13

    Do CIA Revelations Mean Trump Will Be Putin’s Puppet?

    Click here for reuse options! Now that the CIA has determined that the Russians intervened in the presidential election to help Trump win, the Cold War politics of left and right have been flipped. In 1964, when Barry Goldwater ran against Lyndon Johnson, a man named John A. Stormer self-published a book called None Dare Call It Treason. It...

    Top GOP leaders back congressional probes of Russia hacking
    Dec13

    Top GOP leaders back congressional probes of Russia hacking

    WASHINGTON — Congress’ top Republicans on Monday endorsed investigations into the CIA’s belief that Russia meddled in last month’s election to help Donald Trump win, suggesting potential battles ahead with the incoming commander in chief over Moscow and U.S. intelligence. Meanwhile, Trump said he would announce his choice for...

    Fired Trump Adviser Tells Moscow Audience How Great Exxon CEO Would Be For Russia
    Dec13

    Fired Trump Adviser Tells Moscow Audience How Great Exxon CEO Would Be For Russia

    Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, said on Monday in Moscow that members of the incoming Trump administration have a “great enthusiasm” for strengthening U.S.-Russian relations, starting with Trump’s reported pick for secretary of State, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson.“I’m really personally...

    Will Trump Defy John McCain and Marco Rubio?
    Dec13

    Will Trump Defy John McCain and Marco Rubio?

    When word leaked that Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, a holder of the Order of Friendship award in Putin’s Russia, was Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, John McCain had this thoughtful response: “Vladimir Putin is a thug, a bully, and a murderer and anybody else who describes him as anything else is lying.” Yet, Putin is...

    5 roadblocks that might trip up Tillerson
    Dec13

    5 roadblocks that might trip up Tillerson

    Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s ties to Russia represent only one of the obstacles that could block his path into Donald Trump’s Cabinet — and each of them offer Democrats a chance to inflict some political damage on the potential secretary of State.Tillerson would also face certain grilling in the Senate about the investigations...