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    MH17: Russia blames Ukraine
    Sep27

    MH17: Russia blames Ukraine

    Just days before the release of a report into the investigation into the fate of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, Russia’s defense ministry released radar data which, it alleges, shows that if the plane was shot down, it was done so by Ukrainian forces. …read more Source:...

    Poland Arrests Russian Man for Flying Drone Over PM’s Office
    Sep27

    Poland Arrests Russian Man for Flying Drone Over PM’s Office

    Warsaw police have arrested a Russian man for flying a drone over Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo’s residence without a permit, according to Deutsche Welle. Police spotted the drone flying around the buildings of the prime minister’s office, the Ministry of Defense and the president’s residence at Belwederski Palace on...

    The debate showed just how scary a commander in chief Donald Trump would be
    Sep27

    The debate showed just how scary a commander in chief Donald Trump would be

    America just got its first real look at Commander in Chief Donald Trump. It wasn’t a pretty sight. The signal moment came late in the debate. Hillary Clinton accused Trump of being “very dismissive” of American alliances, such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), an alliance that obligates the United States to defend all other...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 26, 2016
    Sep26

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 26, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Tunisia’s former president, Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, argues that the country’s ruling coalition doesn’t really represent its people. Ilya Lozovsky sees signs of hope for Ukrainian democracy in the country’s maturing civil society. Robert Looney...

    The Latest: Kaine highlights helping those with disabilities
    Sep26

    The Latest: Kaine highlights helping those with disabilities

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 12:45 p.m. Tim Kaine says a meeting with a young man with a physical disability is reminding him what the campaign is about. The Democratic vice-presidential nominee met Monday with Mike Phillips, a South Tampa resident with spinal muscular atrophy. Phillips, who can’t...

    Russia Claims New Images Show Rebels Did Not Down MH17
    Sep26

    Russia Claims New Images Show Rebels Did Not Down MH17

    Russia has released what it claims are radar images showing that the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was fired from territory that was not controlled by pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian suspected of flying drone over Polish govt buildings
    Sep26

    Russian suspected of flying drone over Polish govt buildings

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian citizen suspected of flying a drone over Polish government buildings has been detained for questioning, Polish security officials said Monday. Warsaw police spokesman Mariusz Mrozek said the man was detained on allegations he violated Poland’s law that bans flying drones in cities and near airports without...

    I reviewed every Republican primary debate. Here are Trump’s 7 key moves.
    Sep26

    I reviewed every Republican primary debate. Here are Trump’s 7 key moves.

    The conventional wisdom about Donald Trump is that, on the debate stage and off, he’s unpredictable — so unpredictable that Martin O’Malley, who challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination, told the Atlantic’s James Fallows that Trump is like “a monkey with a machine gun.” But look back to the 11 primary debates...

    Open Letter to NDP re: their support for White Helmets Nobel Peace Prize
    Sep26

    Open Letter to NDP re: their support for White Helmets Nobel Peace Prize

    Screenshot from Netflix promotional documentary Dear Mr. Cullen, Since it was you who made the public presentation regarding the NDP’s position on this matter, I am writing directly to you but please forward this letter to all NDP MPs since they have unanimously endorsed this highly questionable proposition. I am writing to alert you that...

    Russia claims new data show rebels didn’t down MH17
    Sep26

    Russia claims new data show rebels didn’t down MH17

    The Russian military says radiolocation data show that the missile that downed a Malaysian airliner over warring eastern Ukraine in 2014 was not fired from territory controlled by Russia-backed rebels. …read more Source: FOX...