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    Trump Time Capsule #70: ‘An Unwitting Agent of the Russian Federation’
    Aug05

    Trump Time Capsule #70: ‘An Unwitting Agent of the Russian Federation’

    I first met Michael Morell more than 25 years ago, when he was a young economic analyst for the CIA and I had returned from several years in Japan. It was at an unclassified meeting about economic trends in Asia. (As a reporter working overseas, you routinely meet or interview analysts from various countries’ intelligence services. Usually...

    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project
    Aug05

    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project

    PARIS (JTA) — The summer drizzle that soaked the French capital did little to dampen Yechiel Eckstein’s enthusiasm as he arrived with his wife Joelle to the city’s Great Synagogue for a private tour of this epicenter of French Jewry. An Israeli-American Orthodox rabbi who grew up in Canada, Eckstein was in Paris in June to oversee a...

    The Morning Vertical, August 5, 2016
    Aug05

    The Morning Vertical, August 5, 2016

    Your Daily Roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes
    Aug05

    How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes

    When Princeton Professor Andrew Appel decided to hack into a voting machine, he didn’t try to mimic the Russian attackers who hacked into the DNC’s database last month. He didn’t write malicious code, or linger near a polling place where the machines can go unguarded for days.Instead, he bought one online. With a few cursory...

    Six stories in the news today, Aug. 5
    Aug05

    Six stories in the news today, Aug. 5

    Six stories in the news today from The Canadian Press: ——— OPENING CEREMONY TONIGHT TO LAUNCH RIO SUMMER GAMES Rosie MacLennan of King City, Ont., will carry the Maple Leaf as more than 300 Canadian athletes stream into Maracana Stadium tonight for the opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympic Games. MacLennan captured Canada’s lone gold medal...

    It’s Worth Asking Again: Is Donald Trump Trying to Tank His Campaign?
    Aug05

    It’s Worth Asking Again: Is Donald Trump Trying to Tank His Campaign?

    Trump’s outlandish behavior leaves two possibilities: either he’s truly unhinged or he’s looking for a way out. In the last two weeks, Donald Trump has slandered the family of a dead soldier, committed treason by inviting Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s email account, admitted he lied about receiving a letter from the...

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces
    Aug05

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces

    BEIJING (AP) — In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: Shadowy foreign forces are funding, directing and encouraging activities bent on destabilizing China’s government and smearing its reputation. The familiar...

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces
    Aug05

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces

    BEIJING (AP) — In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: Though the tactic is far from new, political observers say the trials are a reminder of how the administration of President Xi Jinping has wielded the specter of...

    U.S. and Russia brawl over race for U.N. chief
    Aug05

    U.S. and Russia brawl over race for U.N. chief

    The U.S. and Russia have turned the race for United Nations secretary-general into the latest front in their escalating war for geopolitical influence.Washington, which is believed to want a woman in the U.N. role, has been backing Argentina’s foreign minister in the secretive selection process, U.N. sources say. Meanwhile, U.N. sources say...

    Medvedev to Struggling Teachers: Get a Job
    Aug05

    Medvedev to Struggling Teachers: Get a Job

    Russian teachers who are not happy with their low salaries ought to go into business for themselves. That was the official advice of Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, in any case.Medvedev was speaking at a forum called the Territory of the Senses taking place outside of Moscow. A teacher from Dagestan State University asked the PM...