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      Politics: There’s a theme emerging in Mueller’s Russia probe that could prove damning for Trump
      Jun16

      Politics: There’s a theme emerging in Mueller’s Russia probe that could prove damning for Trump

      Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Trump-Russia probe, has moved to hire an all-star team in recent days. Mueller, who was appointed as special counsel last month to lead the probe into Russia’s election interference, is also homing in on money laundering and the business dealings of Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser,...

      UNICEF: East Ukraine fighting imperils water access for 750,00 children
      Jun16

      UNICEF: East Ukraine fighting imperils water access for 750,00 children

      At least 750,000 children in eastern Ukraine are at imminent risk of losing access to safe water supplies after a surge in fighting between the government and separatist rebels, a UN report said Friday. At least 750,000 children in eastern Ukraine are at imminent risk of losing access to safe water supplies after a surge in fighting between the...

      Finance: There were 2 developments this week that could have huge consequences for Russia’s oil
      Jun16

      Finance: There were 2 developments this week that could have huge consequences for Russia’s oil

      "It certainly was not the best week ever for Russian President Vladimir Putin." On Monday, protests against corruption swept across the country in over 100 cities. The protests were organized by the social media-savvy opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Over 1,000 protesters were reportedly detained. Then, on Wednesday, the US Senate...

      Russia Scandal: Senate backs sanctions on country over US election hacking
      Jun15

      Russia Scandal: Senate backs sanctions on country over US election hacking

      This new bill would give sanctions imposed by then president Barack Obama via an executive order the full force of law. The US Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to punish Russia over its alleged election meddling, passing a bill that would bar President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing existing sanctions on Moscow.The vote at a time of...

      Politics: Congress just dealt a huge blow to Trump’s Russia plans, and the White House is already ‘pushing back’
      Jun15

      Politics: Congress just dealt a huge blow to Trump’s Russia plans, and the White House is already ‘pushing back’

      The Senate voted Wednesday, by a 97-to-2 margin, to pass a measure that would toughen sanctions on Russia The Senate voted Wednesday, by a 97-to-2 margin, to pass a measure that would toughen sanctions on Russia and, in Republicans’ first significant blow to President Donald Trump’s agenda, prevent the White House from unilaterally...

      Tech: Paul Allen’s rocket-launching plane is the biggest in the world — here is how it stacks up to other great flying machines
      Jun14

      Tech: Paul Allen’s rocket-launching plane is the biggest in the world — here is how it stacks up to other great flying machines

      The Stratolaunch plane is now the biggest in the world. This GIF shows its immense size in comparison to other planes. The Stratolaunch plane is now the biggest in the world. Owned by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, its 385-foot wingspan bests the next biggest, Ukraine’s Antonov An-225 at 290 feet. The 500,000-pound aircraft is 238 feet...

      Politics: One of the most alarming moments of James Comey’s testimony has gone overlooked
      Jun12

      Politics: One of the most alarming moments of James Comey’s testimony has gone overlooked

      Former FBI Director James Comey said Trump never once asked him about Russia's interference in the US election as it related to national security. “Did the president, in any of those interactions that you shared with us today, ask you what you should be doing, or what our government should be doing, or the intelligence community, to...

      Tech: ‘Metro: Exodus’ is a gorgeous action-adventure game coming to Microsoft’s new Xbox One X
      Jun12

      Tech: ‘Metro: Exodus’ is a gorgeous action-adventure game coming to Microsoft’s new Xbox One X

      Microsoft took the wraps off its new Xbox One X console on Sunday, and showcased a number of good-looking new games alongside it. Here's one: "Metro: Exodus." At its E3 presentation Sunday, Microsoft took the wraps off its new game console, the Xbox One X, and showcased a number of new games that aim to make use of its enhanced...

      Tech: Here are all the clones on ‘Orphan Black’ you need to know
      Jun10

      Tech: Here are all the clones on ‘Orphan Black’ you need to know

      As "Orphan Black" begins its fifth and final season, here's a reminder of the many clones that have appeared on the BBC America show. Warning: Spoilers from the first four seasons of “Orphan Black” ahead. “Orphan Black” embarks on its fifth and final season on Saturday. At the center of the show is the...

      Politics: Trump unequivocally pledges to protect NATO from Russia — but still wants unprecedented backpay
      Jun09

      Politics: Trump unequivocally pledges to protect NATO from Russia — but still wants unprecedented backpay

      "I have committed, but I am committing the US to Article 5," said Trump. At a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, US President Donald Trump affirmed his commitment to protecting NATO allies against possible Russian military incursions and made it clear that his problem with NATO is purely monetary. Asked...