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    After its latest strike on Syria, Israel’s cozy relationship with Russia could be over
    Apr11

    After its latest strike on Syria, Israel’s cozy relationship with Russia could be over

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, greets Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Jan. 29, 2018. (Alexey Nikolsky/AFP/Getty Images) (JTA) — Israel attacked Syria on Monday, just like it (reportedly) has countless times before. The difference now is that Russia is angry about the strike —...

    Is Germany Souring on Russia’s Nord Stream?
    Apr10

    Is Germany Souring on Russia’s Nord Stream?

    Merkel now talks of protecting Ukraine’s interests as Russia’s $12 billion gas pipeline seeks to bypass Kiev. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Mueller investigating payment to Trump Organization by Ukrainian-Jewish billionaire
    Apr10

    Mueller investigating payment to Trump Organization by Ukrainian-Jewish billionaire

    Victor and Elena Pinchuk attending the Ninth Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation benefit, New York, Oct. 18, 2010. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images) (JTA) — Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating a payment to President Donald Trump’s foundation from a Ukrainian steel magnate who, among other things, has supported the resurgence of the...

    Gazprom Says Gas Transit via Ukraine to Europe May Fall to 10-15 bcm per Year
    Apr10

    Gazprom Says Gas Transit via Ukraine to Europe May Fall to 10-15 bcm per Year

    Future Russian gas transit flows through Ukraine to Europe may be between 10 and 15 billion cubic metres per year, Alexei Miller, head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, said on Tuesday, which is a significant decline from current levels. Miller issued his comments after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the planned new Nord Stream 2 pipeline...

    Will: What the U.S. should NOT do in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons
    Apr10

    Will: What the U.S. should NOT do in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON — On April 22, 1915, chlorine gas, wafted by favorable breezes, drifted from German lines toward enemy positions held by French troops near Ypres, Belgium. This was the first significant use of chemical weapons in a war in which 100,000 tons of chemical agents would be used by both sides to kill almost 30,000 soldiers and injure...

    Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013
    Apr10

    Say what? Mueller met Ukraininan president in 2013

    by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2018 Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort includes Manafort’s ties to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. It turns out Mueller himself had met with the pro-Russia Yanukovych in 2013. Mueller also was director of the FBI when the...

    Mark Zuckerberg testifies at Congress: Live video
    Apr10

    Mark Zuckerberg testifies at Congress: Live video

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is headed to Washington, where he’ll testify before a joint meeting of the Senate judiciary and Senate commerce, science, and transportation committees. You can watch a livestream of Zuckerberg’s testimony at 2:15 p.m. ET. In advance of his appearance, Zuckerberg released this prepared text: We face a...

    My Facebook Was Breached by Cambridge Analytica. Was Yours?
    Apr10

    My Facebook Was Breached by Cambridge Analytica. Was Yours?

    Facebook has begun to notify users who were affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach. If you or one of your friends installed the personality-quiz app “This Is Your Digital Life” prior to 2015, then some of your data illicitly made it to the servers of the voter-profiling company.If your data was ensnared in the breach, you’re not...

    Taxis!
    Apr10

    Taxis!

    We’ve been telling you for years that Michael Cohen’s business history couldn’t survive first contact with serious investigative scrutiny. He’s been tied his entire life to emigres from Russia and Ukraine; he’s been their business partners, and they’ve been the source of rivers of money from that part of the...

    Competition keeps marijuana prices lower on ‘vice index’ of alcohol, drugs, cigarettes
    Apr10

    Competition keeps marijuana prices lower on ‘vice index’ of alcohol, drugs, cigarettes

    Interested in more coverage of the California marijuana industry? Head to TheCannifornian.com or subscribe to The Cannifornian newsletter to get cannabis-related news, features and more. The cost of maintaining a drugs, booze and cigarettes habit got a lot more expensive in the U.S. last year, rising the most of almost anywhere in the world, the...