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    Trump Tweets Warning to Russia on Potential Missile Strike Against Syria: You Shouldn’t Partner With a ‘Gas Killing Animal’
    Apr11

    Trump Tweets Warning to Russia on Potential Missile Strike Against Syria: You Shouldn’t Partner With a ‘Gas Killing Animal’

    President Donald Trump tweeted a warning to Russia Wednesday morning regarding a potential missile strike in Syria. Trump directed his criticism toward Russia and its recent threats to shoot down American missiles that may be launched at Syria in retaliation for recent gas attacks on civilians by Russia and the Assad regime. Trump called Assad a...

    Mark Zuckerberg’s second day of testimony at Congress: Live video
    Apr11

    Mark Zuckerberg’s second day of testimony at Congress: Live video

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington, where he’s testifying at the House energy and commerce committee. You can watch a livestream of Zuckerberg’s testimony here at 10 a.m ET. Watch a replay of Zuckerberg’s testimony at a joint meeting of two Senate committees. MORE ABOUT FACEBOOK: Mark Zuckerberg didn’t lie to...

    Ukrainian in Mueller probe invited Trump to Kiev, has complex empire
    Apr11

    Ukrainian in Mueller probe invited Trump to Kiev, has complex empire

    The Ukrainian billionaire in the cross-hairs of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has a long history of litigation and complicated business ties that link to fugitive investors in a Trump-branded … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Spread of ‘Illiberalism’ In Postcommunist World Threatens Democracy – Freedom House
    Apr11

    Spread of ‘Illiberalism’ In Postcommunist World Threatens Democracy – Freedom House

    Contempt shown by governments for independent institutions and the civil society, attacks on the political opposition and independent media, as well as an incessant push to blend the ruling party with the state are becoming the new normal in postcommunist Europe and Eurasia, U.S.-based democracy monitor Freedom House warns in its latest report....

    After FBI raids, Trump’s longtime fixer out of the shadows
    Apr11

    After FBI raids, Trump’s longtime fixer out of the shadows

    By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JAKE PEARSON | The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — For more than a decade, Michael Cohen has been President Donald Trump’s private attorney — and so much more. Cohen is a streetwise New Yorker with a penchant for confrontation and a cultivated reputation as Trump’s outside-the-courtroom problem-solver....

    Donald Trump is Samson, Blinded by Ring of Delilahs
    Apr11

    Donald Trump is Samson, Blinded by Ring of Delilahs

    Samson is blind, only in this case his eyesight has not been taken by a lone Delilah. He’s been blinded by a coterie of White House advisors and West Wing ideologues who tell him one story over and over again, keeping all other narratives far away and out of sight. Unlike her biblical predecessor, Nikki Haley didn’t trim the...

    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 —...

    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...

    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...

    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...