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      Trump, Putin echo each other on nukes, Democrats
      Dec24

      Trump, Putin echo each other on nukes, Democrats

      (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – President-elect Donald Trump has stepped away from his typically tempered view of U.S.-Russia relations, vowing to expand America’s nuclear capabilities while warning that the two global powers should restore collaboration so they don’t “have to travel an alternate path.”...

      Tories want to cut red tape for skilled immigrants. What else is new?
      Dec20

      Tories want to cut red tape for skilled immigrants. What else is new?

      New Canadians take the citizenship oath during a ceremony in Vancouver. (Photographs by Brian Howell) There’s a joke a lot of immigrants don’t laugh at: If you need a doctor or a lawyer, call a taxi. It’s not funny because it’s too close to reality. For many immigrants, coming to Canada is a search for a better life. That...

      NATO, Russia working on air safety proposal but differ on Ukraine
      Dec20

      NATO, Russia working on air safety proposal but differ on Ukraine

      Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP BRUSSELS — NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance’s top official said Monday, but have discussed a proposal to try to improve air safety over the Baltic Sea. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the 28-nation military alliance and Russia “have profound disagreements on the...

      Barack Obama faces questions on Russian hacking, Donald Trump
      Dec16

      Barack Obama faces questions on Russian hacking, Donald Trump

      WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama is expected to face questions about allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. election and about the fall of Aleppo in Syria when he holds his year-end news conference on Friday. Under pressure over Russian hacking, Obama will take questions from reporters just before departing for his annual family...

      White House suggests Putin was involved in U.S. hacking
      Dec16

      White House suggests Putin was involved in U.S. hacking

      President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON—The Obama administration suggested Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic...

      Top GOP leaders back congressional probes of Russia hacking
      Dec13

      Top GOP leaders back congressional probes of Russia hacking

      President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania walk with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., after a meeting on Capitol Hill on Nov. 10, 2016. (Alex Brandon/AP/CP) WASHINGTON—Congress’s top Republicans on Monday endorsed investigations into the CIA’s belief that Russia meddled in last month’s election to help...

      Russia’s American Coup
      Dec12

      Russia’s American Coup

      Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (R) take part in celebrations for Navy Day in Baltiysk, Kaliningrad region, Russia, July 26, 2015. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Ria Novosti/Reuters) Some of the most important moments in history happen fast, like a flash of lighting. A tank crosses a border or a prince is assassinated...

      Russia hopes for eased sanctions under Trump
      Dec03

      Russia hopes for eased sanctions under Trump

      Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that under Donald Trump, the United States eases economic sanctions put in place by the Obama administration. (Yuri Kochetkov/Reuters) WASHINGTON – Russia’s government denies that it tampered in the U.S. election or even took sides. But now that the results are in, members of President Vladimir...

      Francois Fillon wins conservative presidential primary in France
      Nov28

      Francois Fillon wins conservative presidential primary in France

      (Charles Platiau/Reuters) PARIS — Francois Fillon won France’s first-ever conservative presidential primary Sunday after promising drastic free-market reforms and a crackdown on immigration and Islamic extremism, beating a more moderate rival who had warned of encroaching populism. “President! President!” chanted the former prime...

      Newsmakers of the Year: Donald Trump, rule-breaker in chief
      Nov25

      Newsmakers of the Year: Donald Trump, rule-breaker in chief

      Donald Trump. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Donald Trump did it all wrong. His campaign launch was a disaster of off-the-cuff race-baiting and back-of-the-napkin plans for a Mexican border wall. He didn’t spend real time on the ground in Iowa or New Hampshire, eating breakfasts at greasy spoons or attending coffee klatches in church basements....