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    Georgia’s governing party seeks constitutional majority
    Oct30

    Georgia’s governing party seeks constitutional majority

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The governing party in the former Soviet republic of Georgia aimed to win a constitutional majority of parliament seats in the second round of national voting Sunday, which was marked by low turnout. Only 37.5 percent of eligible voters took part in the runoffs, which will choose a third of the country’s parliament...

    What Will Ukraine Do Without Uncle Joe?
    Oct30

    What Will Ukraine Do Without Uncle Joe?

    Vice President Joe Biden led the administration’s support of Ukraine. But Kiev worries whether the next White House will have its back as Putin looks to ramp up pressure. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Evan McMullin cites national security expertise
    Oct30

    Evan McMullin cites national security expertise

    SALT LAKE CITY — Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin casts himself as the only ‘true conservative’ in the race and an alternative for voters wary of Republican Donald Trump. The political newcomer has no chance at the presidency because he’s not on enough ballots. But he could become a spoiler in Utah and establish...

    Moldovans Electing President for 1st time in 20 years
    Oct30

    Moldovans Electing President for 1st time in 20 years

    Moldovans began voting Sunday for a president in an election that could move the former Soviet republic closer to Europe or push it back into Russia’s orbit. It is the first time in 20 years citizens have directly voted for their president in a country where many are angry about high-level corruption. Both the European Union together with...

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years
    Oct30

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovans began voting Sunday for a president in an election that could move the former Soviet republic closer to Europe or push it back into Russia’s orbit. It is the first time in 20 years citizens have directly voted for their president in a country where many are angry about high-level corruption. Both the...

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone
    Oct29

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that. The 20-year old iPhone Sim (Seven) got the coveted prize Friday. He said he might change it back to his original name, Olexander Turin, when he has children. The price...

    An Education and a Pleasure
    Oct29

    An Education and a Pleasure

    Anne Applebaum is an expert on world affairs, and in particular on Eastern Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union. She is the author of several books, including Gulag: A History, which won the Pulitzer prize. And she is a columnist for the Washington Post.Her husband, Radek Sikorski, is a Polish politician, journalist, and writer. He was...

    At Least Six Die In Sudden Surge Of Violence In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct29

    At Least Six Die In Sudden Surge Of Violence In Eastern Ukraine

    At least six people died in clashes between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, officials said on October 28. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Emails show how John Pedesta was apparently hacked
    Oct29

    Emails show how John Pedesta was apparently hacked

    Hillary Clinton at University of Nevada in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON — New evidence appears to show how hackers earlier this year stole more than 50,000 emails of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, an audacious electronic attack blamed on Russia’s government and one that has resulted in...

    Emails show how Clinton campaign chairman was probably hacked
    Oct29

    Emails show how Clinton campaign chairman was probably hacked

    WASHINGTON — New evidence appears to show how hackers earlier this year stole more than 50,000 emails of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, an audacious electronic attack blamed on Russia’s government and one that has resulted in embarrassing political disclosures about Democrats in the final weeks before the U.S. presidential...