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      The Senate made a historic mistake by accepting the profoundly dangerous ‘Dershowitz precedent’
      Feb15

      The Senate made a historic mistake by accepting the profoundly dangerous ‘Dershowitz precedent’

      Donald Trump, who as president incited a riot in an effort to stay in office despite losing the 2020 election, was acquitted by the U.S. Senate on Saturday, putting an end to his second impeachment trial.He was not acquitted because he was innocent. He was acquitted for one reason: Donald Trump and his supporters have a toxic sense of...

      Russia says it’s open to better ties with EU despite chill
      Feb15

      Russia says it’s open to better ties with EU despite chill

      MOSCOW — Russia’s top diplomat blamed the European Union Monday for a freeze in ties but argued that Moscow remains ready to mend relations if it hears positive signals from the bloc. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after talks in St. Petersburg with his Finnish counterpart, Pekka Haavisto, that “if the EU decides that it’s...

      Russia says it’s open to better ties with EU despite chill
      Feb15

      Russia says it’s open to better ties with EU despite chill

      MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s top diplomat blamed the European Union Monday for a freeze in ties but argued that Moscow remains ready to mend relations if it hears positive signals from the bloc. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after talks in St. Petersburg with his Finnish counterpart, Pekka Haavisto, that “if the EU decides that it’s...

      Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Blast In East
      Feb14

      Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Blast In East

      Ukraine’s army says three of its soldiers have been killed by an explosive device in eastern Ukraine, bringing to five the number of troops killed in the region this week, the latest casualties of a six-year conflict with Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ralph Nader slams Democrats for ‘deliberately disabling themselves’ on impeachment
      Feb14

      Ralph Nader slams Democrats for ‘deliberately disabling themselves’ on impeachment

      Donald J. Trump has once again circumvented justice, but not because of a want of facts or law. His life preserver was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to refrain from calling critical witnesses possessing “smoking gun” incriminating evidence at Mr. Trump’s second impeachment trial. Her plan to abandon an Ace of...

      2 impeachment trials, 2 escape hatches for Donald Trump
      Feb14

      2 impeachment trials, 2 escape hatches for Donald Trump

      WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s first impeachment trial centred on a phone call Americans never heard with the leader of a country very far away. The trial went on for two weeks of he-said-she-said. There was a mountain of evidence to pore over but not one drop of blood to see. Trump’s second impeachment trial was a steroidal sequel...

      Mitch McConnell condemned Trump for the Capitol attack — but he’s just as guilty
      Feb14

      Mitch McConnell condemned Trump for the Capitol attack — but he’s just as guilty

      After voting to acquit former President Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection on Jan. 6, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell did something few were expecting.He took to the Senate floor and explained why Trump was guilty.”There is no question that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of that...

      Russia moves to extinguish pro-Navalny ‘flashlight’ protests
      Feb14

      Russia moves to extinguish pro-Navalny ‘flashlight’ protests

      MOSCOW (AP) — When the team of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny urged people to come out to their residential courtyards and shine their cellphone flashlights in a display of unity, many responded with jokes and skepticism. After two weekends of nationwide demonstrations, the new protest format looked to some like a retreat....

      Our Top Weekend Reads
      Feb13

      Our Top Weekend Reads

      Political psychologists offer a new approach to authoritarianism, Ukraine clamps down on pro-Russian media, and a critically acclaimed documentary chronicles Wuhan’s lockdown. …read more Source:: Foreign...

      As impeachment vote draws near, McConnell revealing little
      Feb13

      As impeachment vote draws near, McConnell revealing little

      WASHINGTON — Seldom has Mitch McConnell signalled so little about such a consequential vote. While many expect the Senate’s top Republican to back acquitting former President Donald Trump of inciting rioters who assaulted the Capitol last month, no one is really sure. The Washington political universe and the world beyond will collectively...