» Russia slaps the US, but Trump won’t slap back. Sad – Los Angeles Times 02/08/17 10:51 from Saved Stories – None Los Angeles Times Russia slaps the US, but Trump won’t slap back. Sad Los Angeles Times On Sunday, Vladimir Putin announced that the U.S. diplomatic mission in Russia would have to shed 755 members. Most of those, admittedly, will be loc…

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» Russia slaps the US, but Trump won’t slap back. Sad – Los Angeles Times
02/08/17 10:51 from Saved Stories – None
Los Angeles Times Russia slaps the US, but Trump won’t slap back. Sad Los Angeles Times On Sunday, Vladimir Putin announced that the U.S. diplomatic mission in Russia would have to shed 755 members. Most of those, admittedly, will be loc…

» Russia takes over US compound in Moscow in retaliation over sanctions – Reuters
02/08/17 10:51 from Saved Stories – None
Reuters Russia takes over US compound in Moscow in retaliation over sanctions Reuters MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities on Wednesday took over a summer-house compound in Moscow leased by the U.S. embassy, five days after the Kremlin…

» Trump Will Sign Russia Sanctions Law ‘Very Soon,’ Pence Says
02/08/17 10:51 from Saved Stories – None
The news is no surprise, but the sanctions are the first time Congress has imposed its will on the White House on a major policy issue.

» Putinist Fascism Not an Ideology but Rather a Set of Criminal ‘Understandings,’ Yakovenko Says – StopFake.org
02/08/17 10:49 from Saved Stories – None
StopFake.org Putinist Fascism Not an Ideology but Rather a Set of Criminal ‘Understandings,’ Yakovenko Says StopFake.org An analogous book “under the title ‘ Putinism ‘ is impossible because if one tries to find the commonality which uni…

» Fragile economy stays Putin’s hand in stand-off with US – Reuters
02/08/17 10:48 from Saved Stories – None
Reuters Fragile economy stays Putin’s hand in stand-off with US Reuters MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian leader Vladimir Putin is unlikely to risk an escalating round of tit-for-tat sanctions with Washington because the only measures that woul…

» Is that you, Vlad? Rare photos show Putin as you’ve NEVER seen him before – Express.co.uk
02/08/17 10:48 from Saved Stories – None
Express.co.uk Is that you, Vlad? Rare photos show Putin as you’ve NEVER seen him before Express.co.uk Vladimir Putin is shown playing with his dog, cuddling up to his wife on his wedding day and with his mother as a young boy. They span …

» William Evanina – Google Search
02/08/17 10:42 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story . No let-up in spying amid tit-for-tat Russian sanctions: US official Reuters – Jul 31, 2017 William Evanina , the National Counterintelligence Executive, described a wide array of challenges his agency faces: …

» No let-up in spying amid tit-for-tat Russian sanctions: U.S official
02/08/17 10:38 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story . <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-W9SLGS” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe&amp…

» Директор контрразведки США рассказал о смене Россией тактики шпионажа – Телеканал ДОЖДЬ (Регистрация)
02/08/17 10:36 from Saved Stories – None
Телеканал ДОЖДЬ (Регистрация) Директор контрразведки США рассказал о смене Россией тактики шпионажа Телеканал ДОЖДЬ (Регистрация) Директор контрразведки США Вильям Эванина рассказал, что, по его мнению, Россия сменила тактику шпионажа в …

» Не досидит. Путин может уйти досрочно – РИА ФедералПресс
02/08/17 10:35 from Saved Stories – None
РИА ФедералПресс Не досидит. Путин может уйти досрочно РИА ФедералПресс Владимир Путин досрочно покинет президентский пост в ходе четвертого президентского срока, уверены источники «ФедералПресс» в Кремле. Администрация президента готови…

» Путин не владеет ситуацией – Хартия’97
02/08/17 10:34 from Saved Stories – None
Хартия’97 Путин не владеет ситуацией Хартия’97 Многие его называют авторитарным и отчасти правы, путинизм имеет сходство в построении исполнительной вертикали и нейтрализации других институтов власти, но это только оболочка. Внутренности…

» «Американцы хотят убить Путина» – РИА ФедералПресс
02/08/17 10:32 from Saved Stories – None
РИА ФедералПресс «Американцы хотят убить Путина » РИА ФедералПресс Запуск этой процедуры смертельно опасен для Запада. +. Дальше. В России есть замечательная организация, называется Роспотребнадзор. Она обязана защищать наше с вами здоро…

» Russia in Syria: Putin Counts Cost of Campaign After Rise in Death Toll – Newsweek
02/08/17 10:32 from Saved Stories – None
Newsweek Russia in Syria: Putin Counts Cost of Campaign After Rise in Death Toll Newsweek The true level of casualties in the Syrian conflict is a sensitive subject in a country where positive coverage of the conflict features prominentl…

» Путин подписал закон об общедомовом счетчике – Вести Экономика
02/08/17 10:32 from Saved Stories – None
Вести Экономика Путин подписал закон об общедомовом счетчике Вести Экономика Москва, 2 августа – “Вести.Экономика”. Президент РФ Владимир Путин подписал закон о внесении изменений в Жилищный кодекс о счетчике в многоквартирном …

» Putin’s Advances in Syria – Wall Street Journal (subscription)
02/08/17 10:26 from Saved Stories – None
Wall Street Journal (subscription) Putin’s Advances in Syria Wall Street Journal (subscription) Vladimir Putin confirmed Sunday that he is expelling 755 U.S. diplomats from Russia in retaliation for new sanctions passed last week by Cong…

» Putin bans VPN use in Russia | ZDNet – ZDNet
02/08/17 10:26 from Saved Stories – None
ZDNet Putin bans VPN use in Russia | ZDNet ZDNet Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law prohibiting the use of technology that provides access to websites banned in the country. The law signed on … and more »

» The Gluten in Wheat’s Rise
02/08/17 10:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story . <iframe src=’https://www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-MNTH5N’ height=’0′ width=’0′ style=’display:none;visibility:hidden’></iframe&a…

» russian wheat quality problems – Google Search
02/08/17 10:22 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story . Russia wheat suffers quality problems Western Producer – Jul 24, 2017 MOSCOW, July 24 (Reuters) – Russian wheat export prices were mixed last week after rallying for nine straight weeks due to concerns …

» Russia wheat suffers quality problems
02/08/17 10:18 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story from The Western Producer. MOSCOW, July 24 (Reuters) – Russian wheat export prices were mixed last week after rallying for nine straight weeks due to concerns over a lack of high quality wheat and strengt…

» russian wheat – Google Search
02/08/17 10:18 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story . Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog) Russia wheat suffers quality problems Western Producer – Jul 24, 2017 MOSCOW, July 24 (Reuters) – Russian wheat export prices were mixed last week…

» mikenov on Twitter: Russia’s slumping grain yields are bad news for Putin read.bi/2h9RhNJ via @bi_contributors
02/08/17 10:13 from 1. My News Blogs from mikenova (2 sites)
Russia’s slumping grain yields are bad news for Putin read.bi/2h9RhNJ via @bi_contributors Posted by mikenov on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 2:13pm mikenov on Twitter

» Russia’s slumping grain yields are bad news for Putin – Business Insider
02/08/17 10:08 from Saved Stories – None
Business Insider Russia’s slumping grain yields are bad news for Putin Business Insider russia grain A worker piles wheat grains during wheat harvesting in the settlement of Sredniy in the Stavropol region, Russia, July 7, 2016. Picture …

» Putin passes law that will ban VPNs in Russia – TechCrunch
02/08/17 10:07 from Saved Stories – None
TechCrunch Putin passes law that will ban VPNs in Russia TechCrunch The scope of what is considered “illegal content” in Russia, however, has widened considerably during Putin’s third term as president, with the government exerting more …

» Putin bans VPNs in web browsing crackdown – BBC News
02/08/17 10:07 from Saved Stories – None
BBC News Putin bans VPNs in web browsing crackdown BBC News Vladimir Putin has banned virtual private networks (VPNs) and Tor in a crackdown on apps that allow access to websites prohibited in Russia. The law, signed by Mr Putin , was pa…

» World’s richest people: Vladimir Putin might be wealthier than Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos combined – The Independent
02/08/17 10:07 from Saved Stories – None
The Independent World’s richest people: Vladimir Putin might be wealthier than Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos combined The Independent Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates were metaphorically sparring for the title of…

» Advocate.com: Trump Follows Russia’s Lead on LGBT Hostility
02/08/17 10:02 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story from Gayland – gayland.org. Advocate.com: 14 Ways Donald Trump Is a ‘Burden’ to Us Advocate.com Advocate.com: Trump Follows Russia’s Lead on LGBT Hostility Our failing president admires Putin&…

» mikenov on Twitter: Judge orders FBI to probe records of 1950s anti-gay program gayland.org/2017/08/02/jud… … pic.twitter.com/cgEIMFjYXe
02/08/17 09:58 from 1. My News Blogs from mikenova (2 sites)
Judge orders FBI to probe records of 1950s anti-gay program gayland.org/2017/08/02/jud… … pic.twitter.com/cgEIMFjYXe Posted by mikenov on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 1:58pm mikenov on Twitter

» mikenov on Twitter: Judge orders FBI to probe records of 1950s anti-gay program gayland.org/2017/08/02/jud…
02/08/17 09:56 from 1. My News Blogs from mikenova (2 sites)
Judge orders FBI to probe records of 1950s anti-gay program gayland.org/2017/08/02/jud… Posted by mikenov on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 1:56pm mikenov on Twitter

» mikenov on Twitter: Putin is in a corner, trying not to look weak @CNN cnn.it/2f15AmW
02/08/17 09:39 from 1. My News Blogs from mikenova (2 sites)
Putin is in a corner, trying not to look weak @CNN cnn.it/2f15AmW Posted by mikenov on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 1:39pm mikenov on Twitter

» Putin is in a corner, trying not to look weak
02/08/17 09:39 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story . While hyped as a sign that the Kremlin had both lost patience with President Trump and was still willing to show its teeth, it probably better demonstrates Moscow’s diminishing range of options than anything …

» Putin is in a corner, trying not to punch himself in the face – CNN
02/08/17 09:37 from Saved Stories – None
CNN Putin is in a corner, trying not to punch himself in the face CNN Mark Galeotti is a senior researcher at UMV, the Institute of International Relations Prague, and coordinator of its Centre for European Security. He is a specialist o…

» We Are Now in Cold War 2.0 – Observer
02/08/17 09:37 from Saved Stories – None
Observer We Are Now in Cold War 2.0 Observer I was one of those wincers at Trump’s shocking naïveté about the Russians, not least because I pronounced that we were in Cold War 2.0 with the Kremlin after Putin’s annexation of Crimea in th…

» Putin’s spokesman accuses US of ‘political schizophrenia’ – Los Angeles Times
02/08/17 09:36 from Saved Stories – None
Los Angeles Times Putin’s spokesman accuses US of ‘political schizophrenia’ Los Angeles Times Peskov’s statement followed Sunday’s televised comments by Putin , who said the U.S. would have to cut 755 of its embassy and consulate staff i…

» How Vladimir Putin Has Cracked Down on Russia’s Internet – Newsweek
02/08/17 09:36 from Saved Stories – None
Newsweek How Vladimir Putin Has Cracked Down on Russia’s Internet Newsweek Russia President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that blocks websites and internet services offering Russians a loophole into viewing content banned in their coun…

» Putin is playing hardball with Trump. And Trump is conspicuously silent. – Washington Post
02/08/17 09:36 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post Putin is playing hardball with Trump. And Trump is conspicuously silent. Washington Post This weekend, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced he would order 755 personnel out of U.S. missions in Russia in response to …

» Vladimir Putin to America: You’ve Let Me Down – The Atlantic
02/08/17 09:36 from Saved Stories – None
The Atlantic Vladimir Putin to America: You’ve Let Me Down The Atlantic Sunday night, Vladimir Putin went on national television and explained his decision to slice American diplomatic staff in Russia by two-thirds. He was retaliating fo…

» Is Vladimir Putin the richest person in the world? This financier says he’s worth more than Bill Gates and Jeff … – CNBC
02/08/17 09:36 from Saved Stories – None
CNBC Is Vladimir Putin the richest person in the world? This financier says he’s worth more than Bill Gates and Jeff … CNBC But as the Seattle entrepreneurs jockey for the top ranking, Russian President Vladimir Putin is worth more tha…

» Right and Left on the Russia Sanctions and Putin’s Response – New York Times
02/08/17 09:35 from Saved Stories – None
New York Times Right and Left on the Russia Sanctions and Putin’s Response New York Times Mr. Rubin, unlike the writers above, voices a neoconservative perspective in his reaction to Mr. Putin’s retaliatory sanctions against American dip…

» Peeving Putin is a win for America – New York Post
02/08/17 09:35 from Saved Stories – None
New York Post Peeving Putin is a win for America New York Post “I decided that it is time for us to show that we will not leave anything unanswered,” whined Putin , noting that he’d been hoping for some niceness from America, “but it loo…

» President Trump silent on Russia after Putin announced expulsion of US diplomats – Washington Post
02/08/17 09:35 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post President Trump silent on Russia after Putin announced expulsion of US diplomats Washington Post President Trump said nothing Monday in response to Russia’s planned expulsion of hundreds of American diplomats, announced o…

» Putin: Russia Has Lost Hope That Relations with US Will Improve – LifeZette
02/08/17 09:35 from Saved Stories – None
LifeZette Putin : Russia Has Lost Hope That Relations with US Will Improve LifeZette “These sanctions are a declaration by Congress that it believes Russia under Putin is irredeemable, that we cannot do business with Moscow,” B…

» If Putin bet on Trump, he bet wrong – The Week Magazine
02/08/17 09:35 from Saved Stories – None
The Week Magazine If Putin bet on Trump, he bet wrong The Week Magazine The days when George W. Bush could say that he had looked into Vladimir Putin’s soul and seen a fundamentally good man, a statesman with whom it was possible to do b…

» Here’s what the new US sanctions bill and Putin’s response to it mean – Los Angeles Times
02/08/17 09:34 from Saved Stories – None
Los Angeles Times Here’s what the new US sanctions bill and Putin’s response to it mean Los Angeles Times Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill last week to impose new sanctions against Russia, which the White House has said the presid…

» According to the friend of a murdered Russian watchdog, Putin is one of the richest men in the world – Salon
02/08/17 09:34 from Saved Stories – None
Salon According to the friend of a murdered Russian watchdog, Putin is one of the richest men in the world Salon In his testimony on Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, former CEO Bill Browder of Hermitage Capital Management…

» Trump discussed adoption policy with Putin one day before ‘dictating’ son’s statement about ‘adoptions’ – Business Insider
02/08/17 09:34 from Saved Stories – None
Business Insider Trump discussed adoption policy with Putin one day before ‘dictating’ son’s statement about ‘adoptions’ Business Insider The fact that Trump and Putin spoke about the adoption issue — which is intimately connected to the…

» NATO intercepts Russian jets near Estonia as Putin prepares military buildup – The Sydney Morning Herald
02/08/17 09:34 from Saved Stories – None
NATO intercepts Russian jets near Estonia as Putin prepares military buildup The Sydney Morning Herald Brussels: Spanish and Finnish fighter jets were sent to intercept three Russian planes flying near Estonian air space on Tuesday, the …

» Vladimir Putin: World’s Richest Person? – Investopedia
02/08/17 09:34 from Saved Stories – None
Investopedia Vladimir Putin : World’s Richest Person? Investopedia Browder described how Putin amassed great wealth through years of corruption and intimidation. “There are approximately ten thousand officials in Russia working for Putin…

» mikenov on Twitter: This issue, “Google censorship”, has the enormous importance – Michael Novakhov – In My Opinion – on The Web webworldtimes.com/blog/2017/08/0… … pic.twitter.com/Yyi8eMExDo
02/08/17 09:31 from 1. My News Blogs from mikenova (2 sites)
This issue, “Google censorship”, has the enormous importance – Michael Novakhov – In My Opinion – on The Web webworldtimes.com/blog/2017/08/0… … pic.twitter.com/Yyi8eMExDo Posted by mikenov on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 1:31pm mikenov o…

» mikenov on Twitter: This issue, “Google censorship”, has the enormous importance – Michael Novakhov – In My Opinion – on The Web webworldtimes.com/blog/2017/08/0…
02/08/17 09:30 from 1. My News Blogs from mikenova (2 sites)
This issue, “Google censorship”, has the enormous importance – Michael Novakhov – In My Opinion – on The Web webworldtimes.com/blog/2017/08/0… Posted by mikenov on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 1:30pm mikenov on Twitter

» google censorship – Google Search
02/08/17 09:15 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story from google censorship – Google News. Silicon Valley Censorship Gatestone Institute – Jul 26, 2017 Google is not the only technology company enamored with censorship . In June, Facebook announced its own plans …

» Google’s Jewish problem, Putin’s really bad bet & other comments – New York Post
02/08/17 09:10 from Saved Stories – None
New York Post Google’s Jewish problem, Putin’s really bad bet & other comments New York Post Even if Vladimir Putin did collude with Donald Trump’s campaign to steal the election, which Matthew Walther at The Week remains skeptical o…

» News Analysis: Putin’s Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires Spectacularly
02/08/17 08:50 from Saved Stories – None
If the sanctions passed by Congress last week sent any message to Moscow, it was that Mr. Trump’s hands are tied in dealing with Moscow, probably for years to come.

» Russia Says New U.S. Sanctions Forced It to Respond
02/08/17 08:50 from Saved Stories – None
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia met with President Trump for the first time during the Group of 20 summit meeting in Hamburg, Germany, this month. The United States Embassy in Moscow. Dmitri S. Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said o…

» Russia’s Military Drills Near NATO Border Raise Fears of Aggression
02/08/17 08:49 from Saved Stories – None
American military officials are concerned that Russia will use the maneuvers as a pretext to increase its presence in Belarus, which borders three NATO allies.

» 3 ‘G.T.A. Gang’ Members Killed in Gunfight at Moscow Courthouse
02/08/17 08:49 from Saved Stories – None
The three were among a group of defendants who had tried to seize guards’ firearms and escape, officials said.

» An Unbreakable Regime, The Mystery of Not-Zygar, and the Stalin Question
02/08/17 08:49 from Saved Stories – None
In this week’s roundup, Dmitry Travin argues that the Putin regime is more sustainable than many people believe; Oleg Kashin writes about the state of Russian political journalism and the importance of anonymous Telegram channels; Denis …

» Who Is Afraid of Navalny, Killings in Chechnya, Trump-Putin Meeting
02/08/17 08:45 from Saved Stories – None
In this week’s roundup: Vladimir Pastukhov analyzes the ongoing discussions of Navalny’s dictatorship potential; Yelena Milashina reports on the secret killings on official orders in Chechnya; Dmitri Trenin and Alexander Baunov provide o…

» Cancellation of Nureyev, Malorossiya, Campaign-2018
02/08/17 08:45 from Saved Stories – None
In this week’s roundup, Alexander Baunov discusses the Bolshoi Theater’s decision to cancel a highly anticipated ballet titled Nureyev that caused a great stir; Alexei Makarkin comments on the idea of establishing the so-called Malorossi…

» Experts Call Putin’s Kleptocracy “Top Security Threat to the West”
02/08/17 08:44 from Saved Stories – None
On July 20, a panel discussion titled “ Russia Under President Vladimir Putin ” took place at the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (the Helsinki Commission). A group of experts, including Anders Aslund, Daniel Fried, Mari…

» Разведчики подготовили подарок всем российским десантникам
02/08/17 08:42 from Saved Stories – None
Как отметил главный судья конкурса «Отличники войсковой разведки» генерал-майор Владимир Марусин, подарком стало сегодняшнее успешное выступление российских разведчиков.

» Karimova’s Son Calls For Her Right To Defend Herself
02/08/17 08:39 from Saved Stories – None
The son of Gulnara Karimova, the eldest daughter of the late longtime Uzbek President Islam Karimov, has called for her legal right to fight the charges against her in court.

» Tillerson laments sour ties with Russia, but holds out hope – WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 – – WBOC TV 16
02/08/17 08:39 from Saved Stories – None
WBOC TV 16 Tillerson laments sour ties with Russia , but holds out hope – WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 – WBOC TV 16 (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE – In this July 21, 2017 file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson…

» US congressman in Vilnius: Russia can’t be allowed to use energy for political goals – Baltic Times
02/08/17 08:38 from Saved Stories – None
Baltic Times US congressman in Vilnius: Russia can’t be allowed to use energy for political goals Baltic Times VILNIUS – The United States seek to undermine Russia’s influence in the energy sector, therefore, is skeptical about the Nord …

» Russia to auction giant 51-carat polished diamond online | Style Magazine
02/08/17 08:35 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story . Signed in as mikenova Share this story on NewsBlur Shared stories are on their way…

» Romanov dynasty gets nod in trove with record Russia diamond – Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly
02/08/17 08:30 from Saved Stories – None
Malay Mail Online Romanov dynasty gets nod in trove with record Russia diamond Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly Alrosa showed the diamonds at a press event on Tuesday. The collection will be shown to potential buyers starting from September…

» Reuters сообщил о 40 погибших в Сирии военных из России с начала года – РБК
02/08/17 08:29 from Saved Stories – None
Газета.Ru Reuters сообщил о 40 погибших в Сирии военных из России с начала года РБК С января по август 2017 года в Сирии погибли 40 российских военнослужащих и сотрудников частных военных компаний, подсчитало агентство Reuters. Официальн…

» Moscow Court Orders Novaya Gazeta Reporter’s Deportation To Uzbekistan
02/08/17 08:29 from Saved Stories – None
A court in Moscow has ruled that a correspondent for Russia’s Novaya Gazeta newspaper, Ali Feruz, must be deported to Uzbekistan.

» Islamic State attacks Syrian army east of Homs: monitors – Reuters
02/08/17 08:29 from Saved Stories – None
Islamic State attacks Syrian army east of Homs: monitors Reuters BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamic State militants attacked Syrian government forces and their allies in countryside east of Homs and Hama on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for …

» Официальные лица Грузии резко отозвались о планируемом визите Путина в Абхазию – АПА
02/08/17 08:28 from Saved Stories – None
РБК Официальные лица Грузии резко отозвались о планируемом визите Путина в Абхазию АПА Как сообщает местное бюро АПА, советник президента Грузии по вопросам внешней политики Тенгиз Пхаладзе сказал, что визит Путина в Абхазию является про…

» Российские десантники впервые в Китае отметили День ВДВ
02/08/17 08:28 from Saved Stories – None
В поздравлении российских десантников приняли участие военнослужащие армий Китая, Венесуэлы, Марокко, ЮАР, Казахстана, Ирана и наблюдатели из Пакистана и Узбекистана.

» Go West, US VP Pence tells Western Balkans – Reuters
02/08/17 08:27 from Saved Stories – None
Fox News Go West , US VP Pence tells Western Balkans Reuters PODGORICA (Reuters) – The future of the Western Balkans is as part of the West , U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday during a visit to Montenegro two months after …

» Trump administration sends conflicting signals on Russia sanctions – CNBC
02/08/17 08:27 from Saved Stories – None
CNBC Trump administration sends conflicting signals on Russia sanctions CNBC President Donald Trump grudgingly accepted new congressional sanctions on Russia , the top U.S. diplomat said on Tuesday, remarks in contrast with those of Vice…

» Внук Каримова пригрозил обнародовать данные о коррупции в Узбекистане – Интерфакс
02/08/17 08:27 from Saved Stories – None
Интерфакс Внук Каримова пригрозил обнародовать данные о коррупции в Узбекистане Интерфакс Москва. 2 августа. INTERFAX.RU – Старший внук покойного первого президента Узбекистана Ислама Каримова обвинил генеральную прокуратуру страны в фаб…

» NATO in Baltics learns from Ukraine’s mistakes – Deutsche Welle
02/08/17 08:26 from Saved Stories – None
Deutsche Welle NATO in Baltics learns from Ukraine’s mistakes Deutsche Welle In their field base a further three kilometers away, two broken-down trucks and vans donated by volunteers stood idle for lack of spare parts. The soldiers’ dwi…

» Turkey, Russia at stake for Anglo-American plots – Mehr News Agency – English Version
02/08/17 08:26 from Saved Stories – None
Mehr News Agency – English Version Turkey , Russia at stake for Anglo-American plots Mehr News Agency – English Version Some analysts say that the US and NATO strategists are planned to create a military conflict between Russia and Turke…

» Российская команда идеально прошла «забор НАТО» в ходе конкурса «Отличники войсковой разведки»
02/08/17 08:26 from Saved Stories – None
Команда ВС России прошла «Тропу разведчика» за 38 минут 47 секунд, выступавшая перед ней команда Армении – за 1 час 10 минут. В среднем на прохождение полосы препятствий уходит около одного часа.

» Власти Молдавии объявили Рогозина персоной нон грата – Взгляд
02/08/17 08:25 from Saved Stories – None
Власти Молдавии объявили Рогозина персоной нон грата Взгляд Правительство Молдавии приняло решение объявить вице-премьера России Дмитрия Рогозина персоной нон грата в стране. Ранее Рогозин назвал молдавского политика, который может стоят…

» Donald Trump Is Steadily Firing Everyone Who Helped Him Win – Mother Jones
02/08/17 08:25 from Saved Stories – None
Mother Jones Donald Trump Is Steadily Firing Everyone Who Helped Him Win Mother Jones Attorney General Sessions was one of Trump’s earliest, staunchest supporters. On the night Trump won the election, he singled out Sessions for special …

» Pence takes tough tone on Russia after Moscow retaliates against sanctions legislation – Washington Post
02/08/17 08:24 from Saved Stories – None
The Hill Pence takes tough tone on Russia after Moscow retaliates against sanctions legislation Washington Post TALLINN, Estonia — Vice President Pence, on his first full day in Eastern Europe , twice offered a clear and direct message t…

» As the US and EU square off over Russia sanctions, only Putin can win – The Guardian
02/08/17 08:24 from Saved Stories – None
The Guardian As the US and EU square off over Russia sanctions, only Putin can win The Guardian This infuriates Germany, which has always insisted that Nord Stream 2 is a purely commercial endeavour – though that argument hardly squares …

» Russia-US Relations May Reach a Point of No-Return – Georgia Today
02/08/17 08:24 from Saved Stories – None
Georgia Today Russia -US Relations May Reach a Point of No-Return Georgia Today Restoration of Russian influence over Ukrainian territory would increase Moscow’s power over the Black Sea and the South Caucasus, thus threatening Eastern E…

» How Much Longer Will Republican Politicians Put Up with Donald Trump’s Incompetence? – GQ Magazine
02/08/17 08:24 from Saved Stories – None
GQ Magazine How Much Longer Will Republican Politicians Put Up with Donald Trump’s Incompetence? GQ Magazine Hours after Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, and a better-late-than-never John McCain banded together to torpedo the president’s h…

» Mattis learns to play politics and navigate Capitol Hill – CNN
02/08/17 08:24 from Saved Stories – None
CNN Mattis learns to play politics and navigate Capitol Hill CNN Now there’s been an “evolution” in recent weeks, lawmakers and congressional aides say, Mattis has gotten more involved with the politics of Capitol Hill and helped Republi…

» My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump – POLITICO Magazine
02/08/17 08:23 from Saved Stories – None
POLITICO Magazine My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump POLITICO Magazine With hindsight, it is clear that we all but ensured the rise of Donald Trump . I will let the liberals answer for their own sins in this regard. (There are many…

» What Donald Trump Mocking Reince Priebus Reveals About His Presidency – TIME
02/08/17 08:23 from Saved Stories – None
TIME What Donald Trump Mocking Reince Priebus Reveals About His Presidency TIME Priebus and Trump were aboard Air Force One, flying over Wisconsin, when Priebus spotted his home down below and expressed his excitement. Here he was: On th…

» Poll: Most Voters Think President Trump’s White House is in Chaos – TIME
02/08/17 08:23 from Saved Stories – None
TIME Poll: Most Voters Think President Trump’s White House is in Chaos TIME A majority of voters think President Donald Trump’s administration is in chaos, according to a new poll released Monday in the midst of several White House firin…

» Is This Defense Minister a Russian Double Agent? – Daily Beast
02/08/17 08:22 from Saved Stories – None
Daily Beast Is This Defense Minister a Russian Double Agent? Daily Beast His new book Macierewicz and His Secrets, describes a web of connections that he claims ties Macierewicz not only to the Russian secret service, but also to interna…

» Donald Trump Is Pushing America’s Special Forces Past the Breaking Point – Foreign Policy (blog)
02/08/17 08:22 from Saved Stories – None
Foreign Policy (blog) Donald Trump Is Pushing America’s Special Forces Past the Breaking Point Foreign Policy (blog) With little policy guidance or public attention, the Donald Trump administration has further expanded former President B…

» Kelly faces daunting task of reconnecting Trump to disillusioned GOP establishment – ABC News
02/08/17 08:21 from Saved Stories – None
U.S. News & World Report Kelly faces daunting task of reconnecting Trump to disillusioned GOP establishment ABC News Among the big challenges that newly minted chief of staff John Kelly faces, repairing relationships in the Republican Pa…

» 2 Czechs imprisoned in Turkey for links to Kurdish group
02/08/17 08:17 from Saved Stories – None
The Czech Republic’s foreign minister says he is disappointed that a Turkish court sentenced two Czech nationals to stiff prison terms for belonging to a Kurdish militant group.

» Tillerson to North Korea: ‘We are not your enemy’
02/08/17 08:16 from Saved Stories – None
The secretary of state said he hopes the U.S. and North Korea can hold a dialogue at some point.

» Germany blasts Vietnam over ‘kidnap’ of former oil executive
02/08/17 08:16 from Saved Stories – None
Germany says it is giving a representative of Vietnam’s intelligence services 48 hours to leave the country after what it describes as the kidnapping in Berlin of a former Vietnamese oil executive.

» Exchange between Syrian al-Qaida, Hezbollah fighters resumes
02/08/17 08:16 from Saved Stories – None
The exchange between Syria’s al-Qaida branch and Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group has resumed in what will lead to the return of thousands of Syrian refugees to their country.

» Republicans wonder: Can we govern? – The Hill
02/08/17 08:15 from Saved Stories – None
The Hill Republicans wonder: Can we govern? The Hill Republicans are questioning their ability to govern following seven months of constant turmoil capped by the dramatic failure in the Senate to advance ObamaCare repeal. GOP lawmakers a…

» US Test-Launches ICBM as Tensions Rise With North Korea – NBCNews.com
02/08/17 08:15 from Saved Stories – None
NBCNews.com US Test-Launches ICBM as Tensions Rise With North Korea NBCNews.com WASHINGTON — The U.S. military successfully test-launched an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile from California early Wednesday, according to an Air Force sp…

» This is why more Republicans in Congress haven’t criticized Trump
02/08/17 08:13 from Saved Stories – None
Jeff Flake is the exception.

» Tillerson spurns $80 million to counter ISIS, Russian propaganda
02/08/17 08:13 from Saved Stories – None
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is resisting the pleas of State Department officials to spend nearly $80 million allocated by Congress for fighting terrorist propaganda and Russian disinformation. It is highly unusual for a Cabinet secr…

» Former Navy SEAL on transgender ban: ‘If this goes through … it’s going to be a fight’
02/08/17 08:13 from Saved Stories – None
After President Donald Trump took to Twitter last week to announce a militarywide ban on transgender personnel, one former Navy SEAL lobbed a warning at the White House. “You just smacked the hornet’s nest with a baseball bat, and there’…

» mikenov on Twitter: The Great Political Divide Over American Identity nyti.ms/2hnxn1x via @UpshotNYT
02/08/17 08:12 from 1. My News Blogs from mikenova (2 sites)
The Great Political Divide Over American Identity nyti.ms/2hnxn1x via @UpshotNYT Posted by mikenov on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 12:12pm mikenov on Twitter

» Who Belongs?: The Great Political Divide Over American Identity
02/08/17 08:11 from Saved Stories – None
The data show that the nation as a whole is moving away from exclusionary conceptions of identity that President Trump benefited from.

» Survivors From Gay Concentration Camps In Chechnya Are Sharing Their Horrifying Stories – Refinery29
02/08/17 08:03 from Saved Stories – None
Refinery29 Survivors From Gay Concentration Camps In Chechnya Are Sharing Their Horrifying Stories Refinery29 On April 1, The New York Times reported that Chechen authorities were arresting and killing gay men. According to leading Russi…

» What straight couples can learn from gay couples – Telegraph.co.uk
02/08/17 08:03 from Saved Stories – None
Telegraph.co.uk What straight couples can learn from gay couples Telegraph.co.uk Gay men fairly typically negotiate sexually open partnerships and have done for many decades. However, what is less widely-reported is just how good they ar…

» 104 Photos of a Festival Where Gays and Straights Commingle
02/08/17 08:02 from Saved Stories – None

» gays in chechnya – Google Search
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» Judge orders FBI to probe records of 1950s program that purged federal LGBT workers – Yahoo News
02/08/17 07:41 from Saved Stories – None
Yahoo News Judge orders FBI to probe records of 1950s program that purged federal LGBT workers Yahoo News WASHINGTON — A federal judge, sweeping aside objections from the Justice Department, has ordered the FBI to conduct a new search fo…

» Judge orders FBI to release docs on 1950s-era anti-gay purge – Washington Blade
02/08/17 07:41 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Blade Judge orders FBI to release docs on 1950s-era anti-gay purge Washington Blade A U.S. District Court judge in Washington on July 28 handed down a ruling ordering the FBI to search for and release thousands of documents it…

» The justice department says people can be fired for being gay – The Economist (blog)
02/08/17 07:40 from Saved Stories – None
The Economist (blog) The justice department says people can be fired for being gay The Economist (blog) WHEN the Supreme Court opened marriage laws to gays and lesbians nationwide in June 2015, Barack Obama celebrated by illuminating the…

» Judge orders FBI to release docs on 1950s-era anti-gay purge
02/08/17 07:39 from Saved Stories – None
‘It is time for the government to release these historic FBI and DOJ documents that launched decades of discrimination against LGBT Americans,’ said Charles Francis . A U.S. District Court judge in Washington on July 28 handed down a rul…

» Retired Military Brass, Coast Guard Leader Oppose Trump’s Trans Military Ban
02/08/17 07:39 from Saved Stories – None
Fifty-six retired generals and admirals released a statement of opposition, and the Coast Guard commandant voiced support for trans service members today.

» The most sickening, most horrifying account from inside a gay conversion therapy clinic yet
02/08/17 07:39 from Saved Stories – None
“Wires were wrapped around my hands,” Samuel Brinton says. “Needles were stuck into my fingers.”

» The justice department says people can be fired for being gay
02/08/17 07:38 from Saved Stories – None
Two years later, such a gesture from the president seems inconceivable. On July 26th, Donald Trump that transgender soldiers would no longer be allowed to serve in America’s military.

» Gay former U.S. ambassador launches congressional campaign
02/08/17 07:38 from Saved Stories – None
Gay U.S. ambassador Daniel Baer is running for Congress. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key). A gay former U.S. ambassador who served under the Obama administration has launched a campaign to run for Congress, shifting his focus from…

» Russian group claims to have evacuated 64 people from Chechnya
02/08/17 07:37 from Saved Stories – None
The Russian LGBT Network in a report it published on July 31, 2017, says it has evacuated 64 people from Chechnya. (Photo by Alexxx1979; courtesy Wikimedia Commons) A Russian LGBT advocacy group says it has evacuated 64 people from Chech…

» You Tell Us: Are LGBT Hate Crimes on the Rise?
02/08/17 07:37 from Saved Stories – None
Help The Advocate document the hate targeting our community.

» LGBTQ Commission Calls for Resignation of Gay Democratic Mayor of Seattle on Sex Abuse Accusations
02/08/17 07:37 from Saved Stories – None
The LGBTQ Commission in Seattle, Wash., called for Democratic Mayor Ed Murray to resign on July 24 because of accusations and mounting evidence that Murray who is a homosexual and “married” to a man apparently sexually assaulted teenager…

» RICH LOWRY: Trump family values – Stillwater News Press
02/08/17 07:35 from Saved Stories – None
Slate Magazine RICH LOWRY: Trump family values Stillwater News Press For President Donald Trump, the world breaks down into three categories – there’s family, who are part of the charmed Trump circle by blood or marriage; there are “winn…

» Trump’s version of family values – Weatherford Democrat
02/08/17 07:35 from Saved Stories – None
CBS News Trump’s version of family values Weatherford Democrat He criticizes Sessions for not firing FBI official Andrew McCabe , even though the White House reportedly interviewed McCabe to replace James Comey permanently as FBI directo…

» How often should you change your wifi password? Ask the students whose apartment was raided by the FBI – Sacramento Bee
02/08/17 07:33 from Saved Stories – None
Sacramento Bee How often should you change your wifi password? Ask the students whose apartment was raided by the FBI Sacramento Bee “When it became pounding, I stumbled out to open the front door – to the complete and utter shock of hav…

» Feinstein: Wray has ‘qualifications and independence’ to be FBI director – Washington Post
02/08/17 07:33 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post Feinstein: Wray has ‘qualifications and independence’ to be FBI director Washington Post August 1, 2017 4:22 PM EDT – Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Aug. 1 t…

» Grassley: Wray has ‘skills’ and ‘character’ to be FBI director – Washington Post
02/08/17 07:32 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post Grassley: Wray has ‘skills’ and ‘character’ to be FBI director Washington Post Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) said Aug. 1 that Christopher A. Wray, President Trump’s nominee for FBI direc…

» Senate Confirms Christopher Wray as New FBI Director – New York Times
02/08/17 07:32 from Saved Stories – None
New York Times Senate Confirms Christopher Wray as New FBI Director New York Times Christopher A. Wray being sworn in at his confirmation hearing in July to head the F.B.I. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The Sena…

» Wray confirmed by Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing – Reuters
02/08/17 07:32 from Saved Stories – None
Reuters Wray confirmed by Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray as FBI chief, nearly three months after the agency’s pr…

» Only 6 people have ever voted against an FBI director. Five of them did today – CNN
02/08/17 07:30 from Saved Stories – None
CNN Only 6 people have ever voted against an FBI director. Five of them did today CNN Senate confirmation for FBI director was first required beginning in 1968, according to the Congressional Research Service. Two nominees, William Webst…

» Time for Stephen Bannon to Start Worrying?
02/08/17 07:30 from Saved Stories – None
Mr. Trump was the empty vessel for Bannon’s agenda. The empty vessel doesn’t like being seen that way, but needs “my Steve.”

» Senate Republicans Slowly Turning Their Backs on Trump: Analysis – NBC New York
02/08/17 07:29 from Saved Stories – None
NBC New York Senate Republicans Slowly Turning Their Backs on Trump : Analysis NBC New York But it is notable that the loudest criticism is coming from the Senate, where few Republicans are burdened with facing an electorate anytime soon…

» Bride ‘pulls gun out of wedding dress and points it at groom’s head’
02/08/17 07:28 from Saved Stories – None

» Disputed territories pose major challenge to Kurdish referendum
02/08/17 07:28 from Saved Stories – None
The upcoming Iraqi Kurdistan’s referendum will include the disputed territories, but given the practical and technical challenges, holding the referendum on Sept. 25 will be highly unlikely.

» Trump administration sends conflicting signals on Russia sanctions
02/08/17 07:28 from Saved Stories – None
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump grudgingly accepted new congressional sanctions on Russia, the top U.S. diplomat said on Tuesday, remarks in contrast with those of Vice President Mike Pence, who said the bill showed Trump a…

» NATO convoy attacked in southern Afghanistan
02/08/17 07:21 from Saved Stories – None
A NATO convoy was attacked Wednesday afternoon in southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, according to officials with the international alliance’s Resolute Support mission.

» Орешкин рассказал, когда может появиться единая валюта ЕврАзЭС
02/08/17 07:20 from Saved Stories – None
По словам главы Минэкономразвития РФ, это может случиться не раньше 2025 года

» Суд признал незаконной передачу Януковичу резиденции «Межигорье»
02/08/17 07:20 from Saved Stories – None
В конце 2016 года все имущество Януковича в резиденции было арестовано

» 1. US Security from mikenova (75 sites): Stars and Stripes: Survey: More Germans, Japanese and S. Koreans see US as threat
02/08/17 07:19 from Saved Stories – None
A growing number of people in Germany, South Korea and Japan, all hubs for U.S. forces overseas, regard American power as a “major threat” on a par with traditional adversaries China and Russia, according to a new poll. Stars and Stripes…

» Trump plans to sign Russia sanctions bill, White House says
02/08/17 07:18 from Saved Stories – None
President Trump plans to sign a bill passed by Congress that increases sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, the White House announced late Friday. The decision comes despite strong reservations among Trump advisers over a prov…

» Trump swears in Kelly as new chief of staff, promising a ‘spectacular job’
02/08/17 07:18 from Saved Stories – None
President Trump on Monday formally installed John F. Kelly, a retired four-star Marine general, as his White House chief of staff, in a bid to bring more discipline to a West Wing in turmoil Kelly, whose work Trump has profusely praised …

» Pence takes tough tone on Russia after Moscow retaliates against sanctions legislation
02/08/17 07:18 from Saved Stories – None
TALLINN, Estonia — Vice President Pence, on his first full day in Eastern Europe, twice offered a clear and direct message to Russia, warning the Kremlin that the United States will not tolerate Russian force or intimidation toward its n…

» Amid effort to impose discipline at White House, Trump says he’ll keep tweeting
02/08/17 07:18 from Saved Stories – None
The White House is touting a new sense of discipline with the arrival this week of retired general John F. Kelly as President Trump’s new chief of staff. But apparently Trump will keep tweeting. “Only the Fake News Media and Trump enemie…

» The asking price for President Trump’s Caribbean estate has been cut dramatically
02/08/17 07:17 from Saved Stories – None
Le Chateau des Palmiers is now on sale for $16.9 million, a price in line with other ultraluxury estates on St. Martin. It’s “definitely getting close to the bargain scenario,” one local real estate broker said.

» Putin tests Trump with counterpunch on sanctions – The Hill
02/08/17 07:17 from Saved Stories – None
The Hill Putin tests Trump with counterpunch on sanctions The Hill Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to curtail American staff at diplomatic posts by more than 750 people could herald a frosty turn in Moscow’s relations with th…

» The 5 key questions on Trump’s role in his son’s statement on the Russia meeting – CNN
02/08/17 07:16 from Saved Stories – None
CNN The 5 key questions on Trump’s role in his son’s statement on the Russia meeting CNN Washington (CNN) The Washington Post dropped an absolute bombshell on Monday night: President Donald Trump dictated the initial statement from his s…

» Moscow court shooting: Gang suspects killed in escape bid – BBC News
02/08/17 07:16 from Saved Stories – None
BBC News Moscow court shooting: Gang suspects killed in escape bid BBC News Three defendants have been killed in a court in the Russian capital, Moscow, after they tried to take the arms from security officers in an attempt to escape, of…

» How to tell when Trump is hiding something? The Trump Jr. saga offers 2 clues. – Washington Post
02/08/17 07:16 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post How to tell when Trump is hiding something? The Trump Jr. saga offers 2 clues. Washington Post The Washington Post’s report that President Trump dictated his son’s misleading statement about meeting with a Russian lawyer …

» Tillerson: US wants to ‘sit and have a dialogue’ with North Korea – The Hill
02/08/17 07:15 from Saved Stories – None
The Hill Tillerson: US wants to ‘sit and have a dialogue’ with North Korea The Hill Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday said the United States wants to “have a dialogue” with North Korea. Speaking to reporters at the State Depart…

» Senate overwhelmingly approves Christopher Wray as new FBI director – Los Angeles Times
02/08/17 07:15 from Saved Stories – None
Los Angeles Times Senate overwhelmingly approves Christopher Wray as new FBI director Los Angeles Times The Senate easily confirmed Christopher Wray to lead the FBI on Tuesday, approving President Trump’s nominee to succeed James B. Come…

» Trump Administration Is Said to Open Broad Inquiry Into China’s Trade Practices – New York Times
02/08/17 07:14 from Saved Stories – None
New York Times Trump Administration Is Said to Open Broad Inquiry Into China’s Trade Practices New York Times President Trump with President Xi Jinping of China at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., in April. Credit Doug Mills/The New York …

» AG Sessions to address opioid epidemic in hard-hit Ohio – Washington Post
02/08/17 07:14 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post AG Sessions to address opioid epidemic in hard-hit Ohio Washington Post COLUMBUS, Ohio — Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to discuss the impact of the country’s opioid epidemic during a speech in hard-hit Ohio, where …

» President Trump not ‘very happy’ with Russia sanctions bill, says Tillerson – ABC News
02/08/17 07:14 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post President Trump not ‘very happy’ with Russia sanctions bill, says Tillerson ABC News Neither President Donald Trump nor Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are fans of the new congressional sanctions on Russia, particularly …

» В мире – Новости Google: Капитализация Bitcoin Cash приблизилась к восьми миллиардам долларов – Lenta.ru
02/08/17 07:11 from Saved Stories – None
Lenta.ru Капитализация Bitcoin Cash приблизилась к восьми миллиардам долларов Lenta.ru За первый день торгов (к 12:20 мск 2 августа) рыночная капитализация Bitcoin Cash — новой криптовалюты, образованной после деления биткоина, — достигл…

» Sites and Blogs Review: Web World Times – wwtimes.com – on The Web: pence in georgia – Google Search
02/08/17 06:56 from 1. My Blogs from mikenova (18 sites)
Pence Conveys US Support For Georgia In Visit To Tbilisi RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty-Jul 31, 2017 The United States stands with Georgia, Pence said, as he toasted the Caucasus nation for fighting for freedom over the centuries, just as …

» pence in georgia – Google Search
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mikenova shared this story from pence in georgia – Google News. Pence Conveys US Support For Georgia In Visit To Tbilisi RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty – Jul 31, 2017 The United States stands with Georgia , Pence said, as he toasted the Ca…

» Sites and Blogs Review: Web World Times – wwtimes.com – on The Web: (77) Vice President Pence in Georgia – YouTube
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» Stephen Colbert: ‘It’s Official, Donald Trump Is A Dictator’
02/08/17 06:47 from Saved Stories – None
“Technically.”

» Donald Trump’s views on Britain show him up for the narcissist he is | Jonathan Freedland
02/08/17 06:47 from Saved Stories – None
In the leaked interview that the Wall Street Journal didn’t publish, Trump’s confused ramblings on a post-Brexit US trade deal leave us none the wiser There is, inevitably, much to feast on in the full transcript of the Wall Street Journ…

» Trump ‘cautious’ on N Korea force: expert – The Australian
02/08/17 06:30 from Saved Stories – None
Trump ‘cautious’ on N Korea force: expert The Australian And, given Mr Trump’s personality , there could arise “questions of honour and prestige and face” in which the president could decide to make an aggressive move. Dr Fulli…

» Still more sticky questions for the Trump clan – Ashland Daily Tidings
02/08/17 06:30 from Saved Stories – None
U.S. News & World Report Still more sticky questions for the Trump clan Ashland Daily Tidings “On the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany last month, President Trump’s advisers discussed how to respond to a new revelationt…

» Lindsey Graham: Trump Told Me He’s Willing To Go To War With North Korea
02/08/17 06:29 from Saved Stories – None
“There will be a war with North Korea over their missile program if they continue to try to hit America with an ICBM.”

» Christopher Wray Confirmed As Next FBI Director – WNYC
02/08/17 06:29 from Saved Stories – None
Christopher Wray Confirmed As Next FBI Director WNYC … unanimously for the post — Wray stressed his independence from the White House and underscored that he believes the intelligence community’s determination that Russia interfered in…

» Senate Republicans Are Slowly Turning Their Backs on Trump – TIME
02/08/17 06:28 from Saved Stories – None
TIME Senate Republicans Are Slowly Turning Their Backs on Trump TIME (WASHINGTON) — There wasn’t a dramatic public break or an exact moment it happened. But step by step, Senate Republicans are turning their backs on President Donald Tru…

» This is why more Republicans in Congress haven’t criticized Trump – Washington Post
02/08/17 06:28 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post This is why more Republicans in Congress haven’t criticized Trump Washington Post The share of Republicans who said Trump did the wrong thing increased from 21 percent, when told GOP leaders supported the president, to 42…

» If Donald Trump is innocent of collusion with Russia, how come he keeps acting so guilty? – Salon
02/08/17 06:28 from Saved Stories – None
Salon If Donald Trump is innocent of collusion with Russia, how come he keeps acting so guilty? Salon Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May, by the president’s own admission to stop the latter’s investigation into the Russia scanda…

» In Trump’s White House, the women are the survivors – Politico
02/08/17 06:26 from Saved Stories – None
In Trump’s White House, the women are the survivors Politico The comfy digs are a sign that Conway, the White House counselor who recently has been keeping a lower profile , is planning on being here for the long haul — even though some …

» Fox coordinated with Trump to distract attention from Russia investigation – Press TV
02/08/17 06:26 from Saved Stories – None
Press TV Fox coordinated with Trump to distract attention from Russia investigation Press TV Fox News Channel helped the White House push a claim about Democratic leaks and a murdered employee of the Democratic National Committee in orde…

» Trump isn’t changing the Republican Party. The Republican Party is changing Trump. – Washington Post
02/08/17 06:26 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post Trump isn’t changing the Republican Party . The Republican Party is changing Trump . Washington Post During the 2016 election, many observers from across the political spectrum saw Donald Trump’s candidacy as a direct cha…

» In Trump’s silence, Pence takes swipe at Russia – MyStatesman.com
02/08/17 06:26 from Saved Stories – None
MyStatesman.com In Trump’s silence, Pence takes swipe at Russia MyStatesman.com Traveling in Eastern Europe , Pence delivered a blunt message for Putin, noting that “recent diplomatic actions taken by Moscow will not deter the commitment…

» Trump Administration Moves to Build Border Wall Around Environmental Regulations – NBCNews.com
02/08/17 06:25 from Saved Stories – None
NBCNews.com Trump Administration Moves to Build Border Wall Around Environmental Regulations NBCNews.com Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security says it will waive more than three dozen laws and regulations — most of them requirin…

» roger stone – Google News: Why The Mooch Lost His Cool – HuffPost
02/08/17 06:24 from Saved Stories – None
HuffPost Why The Mooch Lost His Cool HuffPost I received a call Monday night from Roger Stone , the infamous political prankster and Donald Trump confidant. He wanted to talk about Anthony Scaramucci, whose 10-day tenure as White House c…

» Why The Mooch Lost His Cool – HuffPost
02/08/17 06:24 from Saved Stories – None
HuffPost Why The Mooch Lost His Cool HuffPost I received a call Monday night from Roger Stone , the infamous political prankster and Donald Trump confidant. He wanted to talk about Anthony Scaramucci, whose 10-day tenure as White House c…

» Former US Justice Department official joins Mueller team investigating Russia’s interference in 2016 Presidential … – The Indian Express
02/08/17 06:24 from Saved Stories – None
The Indian Express Former US Justice Department official joins Mueller team investigating Russia’s interference in 2016 Presidential … The Indian Express A former US Justice Department official has become the latest lawyer to join spec…

» Lawsuit accuses Fox News of concocting ‘fake news’ for Donald Trump over Russia probe – Firstpost
02/08/17 06:23 from Saved Stories – None
Firstpost Lawsuit accuses Fox News of concocting ‘fake news’ for Donald Trump over Russia probe Firstpost New York:Fox News contrived with a Donald Trump supporter and the White House to fabricate “fake news” to advance the pre…

» Confident Assad Sabotages Putin’s Outreach to Trump in Syria – Bloomberg
02/08/17 06:23 from Saved Stories – None
Bloomberg Confident Assad Sabotages Putin’s Outreach to Trump in Syria Bloomberg Almost two years after President Vladimir Putin rescued Assad from defeat and tipped the war in his favor by ordering an air campaign against rebel forces, …

» Putin Trump – Google News: Confident Assad Sabotages Putin’s Outreach to Trump in Syria – Bloomberg
02/08/17 06:22 from Saved Stories – None
Bloomberg Confident Assad Sabotages Putin’s Outreach to Trump in Syria Bloomberg Almost two years after President Vladimir Putin rescued Assad from defeat and tipped the war in his favor by ordering an air campaign against rebel forces, …

» Donald Trump – Google News: Ingraham on Republicans: ‘A lot of them don’t want Donald Trump to succeed’ – Fox News
02/08/17 06:22 from Saved Stories – None
Fox News Ingraham on Republicans: ‘A lot of them don’t want Donald Trump to succeed’ Fox News Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham lashed out at establishment Republicans Tuesday night, telling Fox News’ “Hannity” that “a l…

» Trump administration is said to prepare broad trade case against China – CNBC
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CNBC Trump administration is said to prepare broad trade case against China CNBC The Trump administration is preparing a broad move against China over trade, according to people with knowledge of its plans, amid growing worries in the Un…

» Russia holding back air support as confident Assad undermines Putin’s outreach to Trump in Syria – The Straits Times
02/08/17 06:21 from Saved Stories – None
The Straits Times Russia holding back air support as confident Assad undermines Putin’s outreach to Trump in Syria The Straits Times MOSCOW (Bloomberg) – Russia’s military campaign to save Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from being over…

» The American Dream thrives among Midwestern Muslims – Washington Examiner
02/08/17 06:20 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Examiner The American Dream thrives among Midwestern Muslims Washington Examiner While Trump’s election caused plenty of anxiety among American Muslims and his campaign has surely stirred up anti-Islamic sentiment, it hasn’t d…

» With baby steps, Senate Republicans abandoning President Donald Trump – Northwest Herald
02/08/17 06:16 from Saved Stories – None
Northwest Herald With baby steps, Senate Republicans abandoning President Donald Trump Northwest Herald But it is notable that the loudest criticism is coming from the Senate, where few Republicans are burdened with facing an electorate …

» Sites and Blogs Review: Web World Times – wwtimes.com – on The Web: Exclusive: Former Justice Department official joins Mueller team
02/08/17 06:04 from 1. My Blogs from mikenova (18 sites)
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» Former Justice Department official joins Mueller team
02/08/17 06:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
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» mikenov on Twitter: RT @Reuters: EXCLUSIVE: Former Justice Department official Greg Andres joins special counsel Mueller’s team. reut.rs/2tXfJUt via @k…
02/08/17 06:02 from 1. My News Blogs from mikenova (2 sites)
EXCLUSIVE: Former Justice Department official Greg Andres joins special counsel Mueller’s team. reut.rs/2tXfJUt via @karen_freifeld pic.twitter.com/ymoAuEjz9R Posted by Reuters on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 11:03pm Retweeted by mikenov on…

» mikenov on Twitter: RT @VP: We stand w/ Georgia in defense of what @POTUS calls the “ties that bind us together as nations, as allies, & as a civilization.” #V…
02/08/17 06:02 from 1. My News Blogs from mikenova (2 sites)
We stand w/ Georgia in defense of what @POTUS calls the “ties that bind us together as nations, as allies, & as a civilization.” #VPinEurope https://t.co/0QtJJ0zrHj Posted by VP on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 8:54pm Retweeted by mikeno…

» mikenov on Twitter: Conservative daily promotes Germany’s nuclear armament – World Socialist Web Site: wsws.org/en/articles/20…
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Conservative daily promotes Germany’s nuclear armament – World Socialist Web Site: wsws.org/en/articles/20… Posted by mikenov on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 10:01am mikenov on Twitter

» Conservative daily promotes Germany’s nuclear armament
02/08/17 05:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks
mikenova shared this story from World Socialist Web Site (en).   By Sven Heymanns 2 August 2017 “The German elites want war again—We do not!” is one of the slogans the Socialist Equality Party (SGP) is advancing in…

» Sites and Blogs Review: Web World Times – wwtimes.com – on The Web: Conservative daily promotes Germany’s nuclear armament – World Socialist Web Site
02/08/17 05:47 from 1. My Blogs from mikenova (18 sites)
In two recent articles published in the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”, the newspaper makes the case for Germany arming itself with nuclear weapons. Source: Conservative daily promotes Germany’s nuclear armament – World Socialist…

» Donald Trump’s 3 am Phone Call Is Coming – Daily Beast
02/08/17 05:44 from Saved Stories – None
Daily Beast Donald Trump’s 3 am Phone Call Is Coming Daily Beast What we know of Donald Trump is that he lacks all of these characteristics, and while some of his advisers have shining parts, he ignores those who offer him counsel on how…

» Russian Extremists Are Training Right-Wing Terrorists From Western Europe – Daily Beast
02/08/17 05:22 from Saved Stories – None
Daily Beast Russian Extremists Are Training Right-Wing Terrorists From Western Europe Daily Beast Faced with spending another summer doing combat training with rubber swords, they decided to go to Russia to play with Kalashnikov rifles a…

» Trump administration considers trade action against China
02/08/17 05:21 from Saved Stories – None
Officials in talks about launching probe into Beijing’s IP practices

» Trump’s three possible paths out of the Iran deal – The Jerusalem Post
02/08/17 05:21 from Saved Stories – None
The Jerusalem Post Trump’s three possible paths out of the Iran deal The Jerusalem Post His administration recertified Iran’s adherence to the deal in mid-July, but it reportedly took the better part of a day for Secretary of State Rex T…

» White House acknowledges Trump helped craft son’s statement on Russia meeting – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
02/08/17 05:20 from Saved Stories – None
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette White House acknowledges Trump helped craft son’s statement on Russia meeting Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Former Clinton campaign officials have denied reports that any senior campaign staffers had contacts with any i…

» Jimmy Fallon Has The Perfect Solution For Everyone Fired From Trump’s White House
02/08/17 05:20 from Saved Stories – None
Sean Spicer, Mike Flynn, Anthony Scaramucci — this one’s for you.

» Why the Trump White House drama really matters – CNN
02/08/17 05:20 from Saved Stories – None
CNN Why the Trump White House drama really matters CNN (CNN) More than six months into his presidency, President Donald Trump , his top aides and at least one Cabinet secretary exist in a rolling tumult. The White House welcomed a second…

» Recurring cast of characters complicate Senate probe into Russian meddling – Grand Island Independent
02/08/17 05:20 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post Recurring cast of characters complicate Senate probe into Russian meddling Grand Island Independent The committee focused on foreign agents working inside the United States, as the intelligence community maintains that Ru…

» Boy Scouts Call Trump a Liar, in a Polite Boy Scout Way – TheWrap
02/08/17 05:19 from Saved Stories – None
TheWrap Boy Scouts Call Trump a Liar , in a Polite Boy Scout Way TheWrap After President Trump turned the Boy Scouts’ 20th annual National Jamboree into a hot topic last week with his politically-tinged speech, the Scouts responded to af…

» ‘Lord of misrule’: Australian thinktank delivers scathing assessment of Trump – The Guardian
02/08/17 05:18 from Saved Stories – None
The Guardian ‘Lord of misrule’: Australian thinktank delivers scathing assessment of Trump The Guardian Referring to the flashpoint in the South China Sea, which generates intense focus and anxiety in the region, Fullilove wondered: “Doe…

» Trumpland laughs at police violence but faints at a potty mouth – USA TODAY
02/08/17 05:17 from Saved Stories – None
USA TODAY Trumpland laughs at police violence but faints at a potty mouth USA TODAY Firing the FBI director for not dropping an investigation? No problem. Politicizing a speech to the Boy Scouts? More, please. Tweeting like a teenager ho…

» Whose Message to Believe on Russia? – New York Times
02/08/17 05:17 from Saved Stories – None
New York Times Whose Message to Believe on Russia ? New York Times Far from the chaos and cacophony of Washington’s unending debate over Russia policy, Vice President Mike Pence has been delivering a remarkably consistent message on a tr…

» Trump’s fundraising prowess keeps Republican Party close – Minneapolis Star Tribune
02/08/17 05:17 from Saved Stories – None
Trump’s fundraising prowess keeps Republican Party close Minneapolis Star Tribune WASHINGTON — Republican senators are bucking President Donald Trump’s calls to revive the health care debate. And Trump just ousted his only top White Hous…

» Other View: White House chaos has only just begun – Twin Falls Times-News
02/08/17 05:17 from Saved Stories – None
Other View: White House chaos has only just begun Twin Falls Times-News On Monday, Trump and his new chief of staff, John Kelly, showed Scaramucci the door, just days after Mooch phoned the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza and offered him a raunc…

» Senate Republicans Slowly Turning Their Backs on Trump: Analysis – NBC Southern California
02/08/17 05:16 from Saved Stories – None
NBC Southern California Senate Republicans Slowly Turning Their Backs on Trump : Analysis NBC Southern California But it is notable that the loudest criticism is coming from the Senate, where few Republicans are burdened with facing an e…

» Trump tried to conceal truth about son’s Russia meeting – Newsday
02/08/17 05:16 from Saved Stories – None
Newsday Trump tried to conceal truth about son’s Russia meeting Newsday President Trump’s contribution, according to the Post, was misdirection — that the meeting was primarily about Moscow’s ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children. He…

» Trump’s Russia Ties Get No Scrutiny as House Panel Eyes Clinton – Bloomberg
02/08/17 05:15 from Saved Stories – None
Bloomberg Trump’s Russia Ties Get No Scrutiny as House Panel Eyes Clinton Bloomberg Between Russian meddling in last year’s election, Donald Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey and the president’s public drubbing of Attorne…

» Whose Message to Believe on Russia?
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» As Deep Throat said, ‘Follow the money’ – Timesonline.com
02/08/17 04:36 from Saved Stories – None
Live Trading News As Deep Throat said, ‘Follow the money’ Timesonline.com The fall of the USSR saw a global growth in organized crime as Russia also became a major source of deadly synthetic opioids like fentanyl. … His six bankruptcie…

» Donald Trump’s top two military advisers are afraid to leave the country at the same time
01/08/17 20:17 from Saved Stories – None
Donald Trump’s status as a puppet of the Russian government, his increasingly erratic behavior, and the rising likelihood that he’ll be Constitutionally ousted, have all served to make mainstream Americans concerned about how…

» Ukraine Has Increased Volatility As New Russian Sanctions Introduced – The Daily Caller
01/08/17 20:16 from Saved Stories – None
Ukraine Has Increased Volatility As New Russian Sanctions Introduced The Daily Caller As Vladimir Putin aggressively retaliates to America’s new sanctions against Russia by ordering the American diplomatic mission in Russia to reduce its…

» The Scaramucci effect: what White House havoc means for the world | Leslie Vinjamuri
01/08/17 20:16 from Saved Stories – None
The Trump administration is now a beacon of dysfunction. Allies, and enemies, are taking note • Leslie Vinjamuri is director of the Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice In the past six months, the United States’ standing in the world h…

» Why the Trump-Putin Bromance Could Be in Serious Trouble – VICE
01/08/17 20:16 from Saved Stories – None
Vanity Fair Why the Trump -Putin Bromance Could Be in Serious Trouble VICE Just in case, the sanctions bill recently passed by Congress features language that makes it almost impossible for Trump , whose inner circle remains under federa…

» Donald Trump – Google News: How Donald Trump Jr.’s Misleading Statement Could Cause Legal Trouble – TIME
01/08/17 20:15 from Saved Stories – None
TIME How Donald Trump Jr.’s Misleading Statement Could Cause Legal Trouble TIME Legal experts say President Trump’s dictation of a misleading statement from his son about a meeting with Russians is not obstruction of justice but could ge…

» How Donald Trump Jr.’s Misleading Statement Could Cause Legal Trouble – TIME
01/08/17 20:15 from Saved Stories – None
TIME How Donald Trump Jr.’s Misleading Statement Could Cause Legal Trouble TIME Legal experts say President Trump’s dictation of a misleading statement from his son about a meeting with Russians is not obstruction of justice but could ge…

» White House: President Trump Weighed In on Donald Trump Jr. Statement ‘as Any Father Would’ – TIME
01/08/17 20:15 from Saved Stories – None
TIME White House: President Trump Weighed In on Donald Trump Jr. Statement ‘as Any Father Would’ TIME The New York Times subsequently reported that Donald Trump Jr. had met with Veselnitskaya because he was promised compromising informat…

» Trump ‘weighed in’ on son’s statement about Russian meeting – BBC News
01/08/17 20:13 from Saved Stories – None
BBC News Trump ‘weighed in’ on son’s statement about Russian meeting BBC News According to the Washington Post, Donald Trump thinks that because he didn’t do anything wrong, he can’t obstruct the criminal investigation into Russian elect…

» Tillerson concedes Russia ties are sour, but holds out hope – Washington Post
01/08/17 20:13 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post Tillerson concedes Russia ties are sour, but holds out hope Washington Post WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says neither he nor President Donald Trump is “very happy” about new sanctions on Russia that Congr…

» Germany’s defense minister pledges support to fight ‘IS’ in Africa – Deutsche Welle
01/08/17 20:13 from Saved Stories – None
Deutsche Welle Germany’s defense minister pledges support to fight ‘IS’ in Africa Deutsche Welle The most sustainable security situation, von der Leyen said on Monday in Niamey, would be one “where countries were able to provide for thei…

» MS-13’s most vicious ‘animals’: The brutal gangsters still on the run including one who murdered a fellow member and … – Daily Mail
01/08/17 20:13 from Saved Stories – None
Daily Mail MS-13’s most vicious ‘animals’: The brutal gangsters still on the run including one who murdered a fellow member and … Daily Mail The Latino gang’s ultra-violent criminal activities has drawn the attention of President Donal…

» President Trump ‘weighed in’ on Donald Jr. statement ‘as any father would,’ White House says – USA TODAY
01/08/17 20:13 from Saved Stories – None
USA TODAY President Trump ‘weighed in’ on Donald Jr. statement ‘as any father would,’ White House says USA TODAY Richard Painter, chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush, said Trump could face legal exposure if he was involved i…

» Tillerson: I’ve told Russia our relationship can get worse, ‘and it just did’ – Politico
01/08/17 20:10 from Saved Stories – None
Politico Tillerson: I’ve told Russia our relationship can get worse, ‘and it just did’ Politico Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that he’s warned Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov that the r…

» Rex Tillerson: Trump not very happy about Russia sanctions bill – Washington Examiner
01/08/17 20:10 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Examiner Rex Tillerson: Trump not very happy about Russia sanctions bill Washington Examiner President Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson still oppose the Russia sanctions legislation passed by Congress, the nation’s t…

» roger stone – Google News: Roger Stone and John Morgan Partner Up to Decriminalize Cannabis – The Marijuana Times
01/08/17 20:00 from Saved Stories – None
The Marijuana Times Roger Stone and John Morgan Partner Up to Decriminalize Cannabis The Marijuana Times An unlikely pair have teamed up in hopes of swaying President Trump into decriminalizing cannabis across the nation. Roger Stone , a…

» 40 Years After ‘Son of Sam’ Arrest, Detective Reveals How Cops Finally Ended His Reign of Terror – WSLS
01/08/17 19:59 from Saved Stories – None
40 Years After ‘Son of Sam’ Arrest, Detective Reveals How Cops Finally Ended His Reign of Terror WSLS The casings weren’t the only connection . The killer appeared to be targeting women with shoulder-length brown hair and young couples. …

» Trump ‘weighed in’ on son’s Russia statement, White House confirms – The Guardian
01/08/17 19:58 from Saved Stories – None
The Guardian Trump ‘weighed in’ on son’s Russia statement, White House confirms The Guardian The Washington Post first reported that the president had dictated a statement which dismissed the significance of a meeting between his son Don…

» Donald Trump: Only ‘Fake News Media’ and ‘Trump Enemies’ Want Me Off Social Media – TIME
01/08/17 19:58 from Saved Stories – None
TIME Donald Trump : Only ‘Fake News Media’ and ‘Trump Enemies’ Want Me Off Social Media TIME (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump may be trying for a reset in the West Wing, but he is making clear that he is not changing his Twitter hab…

» When They Say ‘Russian Adoptions,’ It’s Code For Russian Sanctions
01/08/17 19:56 from Saved Stories – None
When representatives of the Putin regime, or of the Trump administration or campaign, bring up “Russian adoptions,” its thinly disguised code language for removing American sanctions on Russia.

» Tillerson: US relations with Russia worse after first six months of Trump administration – Los Angeles Times
01/08/17 19:56 from Saved Stories – None
Los Angeles Times Tillerson: US relations with Russia worse after first six months of Trump administration Los Angeles Times Tillerson: U.S. relations with Russia worse after first six months of Trump administration … Tillerson said he…

» Pence warns of ‘Russian pressure’ on last leg of Eastern Europe tour – Guardian (blog)
01/08/17 19:55 from Saved Stories – None
Guardian (blog) Pence warns of ‘ Russian pressure’ on last leg of Eastern Europe tour Guardian (blog) “Your courage, particularly in the face of Russian pressure, inspires the world, and I commend you for it,” he said. Pence, who began h…

» Will Kelly Last Longer Than Scaramucci?
01/08/17 19:54 from Saved Stories – None
John F. Kelly’s front-stabbing Donald Trump’s new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci only hours after

» The Strange Silver Lining in the Trump-Putin Affair – Vanity Fair
01/08/17 19:54 from Saved Stories – None
Vanity Fair The Strange Silver Lining in the Trump – Putin Affair Vanity Fair The timing of Putin’s announcement was noteworthy: it came after Congress, on Friday, approved new sanctions against Russia in retaliation for its interference…

» Here’s how to avoid email pranksters, Mr. President – CNN
01/08/17 19:54 from Saved Stories – None
CNN Here’s how to avoid email pranksters, Mr. President CNN And after the FBI began examining emails that Hillary Clinton adviser Huma Abedin received from Clinton’s private email address, Trump called for Abedin to be fired. Though Pres…

» Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse – Daily Mail
01/08/17 19:53 from Saved Stories – None
Daily Mail Tillerson: US- Russia ties could still get worse Daily Mail A special prosecutor is investigating whether Trump advisers colluded with what US intelligence has concluded was an attempt by Russia to covertly support his 2016 ca…

» Senate confirms Wray as next FBI director – Washington Post
01/08/17 19:52 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post Senate confirms Wray as next FBI director Washington Post The Senate on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to confirm Christopher A. Wray as the next FBI director, filling the critical post that has remained vacant since Presid…

» Senate confirms FBI successor to Comey – Chicago Sun-Times
01/08/17 19:35 from Saved Stories – None
Chicago Sun-Times Senate confirms FBI successor to Comey Chicago Sun-Times WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Christopher Wray to lead the FBI, replacing James Comey , who was abruptly fired by President Donald Trump amid t…

» Donald Trump’s exasperation boils over as he calls the White House a “real dump”
01/08/17 19:35 from Saved Stories – None
Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be enjoying himself very much as he continues to illegally occupy the office of President of the United States. That seems fitting, as most Americans aren’t enjoying his destructive tenure either….

» US would welcome North Korea talks, says Tillerson in contrast with Trump
01/08/17 19:32 from Saved Stories – None
US secretary of state says Washington does not seek regime change in Pyongyang and does not blame China for crisis, despite president’s tweet Rex Tillerson has said the US would welcome a dialogue with North Korea and insisted the US did…

» Exclusive: Former Justice Department official joins Mueller team – Reuters
01/08/17 19:30 from Saved Stories – None
Reuters Exclusive: Former Justice Department official joins Mueller team Reuters Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on his investigation of potential collusion between Russia and t…

» Vladimir Putin Doesn’t Understand the Limits of Donald Trump’s Power – TIME
01/08/17 16:01 from Saved Stories – None
TIME Vladimir Putin Doesn’t Understand the Limits of Donald Trump’s Power TIME Each collapsed when that leader was confronted by the limitations of democracy: term limits, a free press, an independent legislature, an unhappy electorate ,…

» Five Theories on Trump’s Stable Approval Rating – RealClearPolitics
01/08/17 16:01 from Saved Stories – None
Five Theories on Trump’s Stable Approval Rating RealClearPolitics If this theory is correct, we should expect Trump’s approval rating to change only if truly new events or information are introduced to the electorate . If the economy sud…

» Trent Franks Calls on Mueller to Resign – Roll Call
01/08/17 16:01 from Saved Stories – None
Roll Call Trent Franks Calls on Mueller to Resign Roll Call “Bob Mueller is in clear violation of federal code and must resign to maintain the integrity of the investigation into alleged Russian ties,” Franks said, citing a Fox News stor…

» The GOP’s ‘tremendous powers of denial’: Breaking down a Republican senator’s case against Trump – Washington Post
01/08/17 16:01 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Post Washington Examiner The GOP’s ‘tremendous powers of denial’: Breaking down a Republican senator’s Sen. Jeff Flake’s case against Trump Washington Post Pretty much since the day President Trump rode down that escalator and…

» The frightening new developments in Trump’s standoff with North Korea, explained – Vox
01/08/17 16:00 from Saved Stories – None
Vox The frightening new developments in Trump’s standoff with North Korea, explained Vox Taken together, the events illustrate a vexing problem for Trump and key US allies across Asia: how to keep tensions with Pyongyang from escalating …

» The Early Edition: August 1, 2017
01/08/17 16:00 from Saved Stories – None
Zoë Chapman Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. TRUMP-RUSSIA INVESTIGATION President Trump personally dictated the statement i…

» Report: Donald Trump Personally Attempted to Cover-Up Donald Jr.’s Russia Meeting – GQ Magazine
01/08/17 16:00 from Saved Stories – None
GQ Magazine Report: Donald Trump Personally Attempted to Cover-Up Donald Jr.’s Russia Meeting GQ Magazine A few weeks ago, news began to leak that during the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump Jr. met with a lawyer connected to the…

» Would transgender troops harm military effectiveness? Here’s what the research says – Washington Post
01/08/17 16:00 from Saved Stories – None
Would transgender troops harm military effectiveness? Here’s what the research says Washington Post George Marshall defended this policy in 1940 by claiming that “to intermingle white and colored personnel in the same regimental organiza…

» Donald Trump – Google News: The 5 key questions on Trump’s role in his son’s statement on the Russia meeting – CNN
01/08/17 15:59 from Saved Stories – None
CNN The 5 key questions on Trump’s role in his son’s statement on the Russia meeting CNN Washington (CNN) The Washington Post dropped an absolute bombshell on Monday night: President Donald Trump dictated the initial statement from his s…

» GOP rep on Trump dictating Russia meeting statement: Best to have ‘maximum amount of transparency’ – The Hill
01/08/17 15:59 from Saved Stories – None
The Hill GOP rep on Trump dictating Russia meeting statement: Best to have ‘maximum amount of transparency’ The Hill Y.) said Tuesday it’s important to be transparent after a report that President Trump dictated a misleading statement ab…

» Free Beacon Fan Fiction: EXCLUSIVE: How Trump’s First Meeting With Putin Really Went Down – Washington Free Beacon (blog)
01/08/17 15:58 from Saved Stories – None
Washington Free Beacon (blog) Free Beacon Fan Fiction: EXCLUSIVE: How Trump’s First Meeting With Putin Really Went Down Washington Free Beacon (blog) TRUMP and PUTIN sit opposite one another in ornate chairs upholstered with hunting scen…

» China rebukes Trump: ‘Emotional venting’ is not policy – Politico
01/08/17 15:58 from Saved Stories – None
Politico China rebukes Trump : ‘Emotional venting’ is not policy Politico President Donald Trump’s tweets and “emotional venting” aimed at China over the weekend can’t serve as a substitute for substantive policy discussions, t…

» Judicial Watch Goes to Court for More on Comey Memos – Newsmax
01/08/17 15:58 from Saved Stories – None
Newsmax Judicial Watch Goes to Court for More on Comey Memos Newsmax … looking for answers from the FBI , this one for the metadata for the memoranda written by former FBI Director James B. Comey memorializing his conversations with Pr…

» What We Know So Far About The New White House Org Chart
01/08/17 15:56 from Saved Stories – None
This article also appears on Republic Report.

» Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump Says War With North Korea an Option – NBCNews.com
01/08/17 15:56 from Saved Stories – None
NBCNews.com Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump Says War With North Korea an Option NBCNews.com There will be war between the United States and North Korea over the rogue nation’s missile program if it continues to aim intercontinental ballistic …

» The FBI May Have Caught a Big Break in the Russia Investigation – Vanity Fair
01/08/17 15:56 from Saved Stories – None
Vanity Fair The FBI May Have Caught a Big Just Gotten a Major Break in the Russia Investigation Vanity Fair His shock firing of former F.B.I. director James Comey, which he told Russian officials would take the pressure off him, led to a…


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