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Trump and Putin have 'robust' talk about election interference

Secretary of State Tillerson says Putin again denied that Russia meddled in last year's election.<p>HAMBURG – After months of questioning whether Moscow interfered in the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump raised the explosive topic Friday in his first meeting with Russian President …

Russia

Essay: Anatomy of the Deep State

<i>Rome lived upon its principal till ruin stared it in the face. Industry is the only true source of wealth, and there was no industry in Rome. By day</i> …

Is Donald Trump Vladimir Putin's 'most useful idiot'?

<b>To the editor:</b> Doyle McManus paints a disturbing picture of the love affair between Russian President<p>Vladimir Putinand President-electDonald Trump. (“Vladimir Putin’s modest investment in cyberspying? It’s paying off, big league,” Opinion, Dec. 14)<p>Events of the past couple of years have shown …

Russia

Third Cop Acquitted in Death of Freddie Gray

Brian Rice, left: APThis morning, Baltimore police Lieutenant Brian Rice was acquitted on three charges stemming from the death of Freddie Gray, …

Justice

EgyptAir MS804 crash: Flight data recorder 'repaired'

The flight data recorder from the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month has been fully repaired, raising hopes it will help investigators to determine what caused the passenger jet to go down.<p>Flight MS804 was en route from Paris to Cairo when it crashed in the Mediterranean Sea on May 19, killing …

Airplanes

I Told the Truth About a Donald Trump Rally. Then the Trolls Threatened My Life.

As a college professor, I teach creative writing to some 50 students a semester at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, a town of 30,000 about …

Georgia Southern

The GOP’s medieval politics: America’s crisis is much bigger than Donald Trump

Republicans have all but declared a new Crusade, and our press continues to legitimize them in the name of balance<p>As incendiary and dangerous as he is — and he is <i>very</i> dangerous — and as much of a main event as he has been in this election season, Donald Trump is largely a distraction from what …

Even A Bigot Is Getting Better Campaign Press Than Clinton

Sometimes this whole election season seems like a weird journalism experiment designed to determine just how out of whack Hillary Clinton’s campaign …

Government

As Saudis Continue Deadly Bombing of Yemen, Is Obama Trading Cluster Munitions for Riyadh’s Loyalty?

<b>AMY GOODMAN:</b> This is <i>Democracy Now!</i>, democracynow.org, <i>The War and Peace Report</i>. I’m Amy Goodman in Denver Open Media in Colorado, with Nermeen Shaikh …

Saudi Arabia

The Right-Wing Media Figures Who Did Not Like Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech At All

Donald Trump

Headlines for May 05, 2016

U.S., Russia Agree to Extend Fragile Syria Ceasefire to Aleppo<p>The United States and Russia have reached a deal to extend a fragile ceasefire to the …

Enrique Peña Nieto

Headlines for May 06, 2016

Syria: At Least 30 Killed in Airstrike on Refugee Camp<p>Dozens of civilians have been killed in an airstrike on a camp for internally displaced Syrians …

Government

US Plans to Prevent China From Helping Russia to Fight ISIL • Middle East Rising

#China #US #SpratlyIslands #Syria<p>Washington is said to be planning to send warships close to the Spratly Islands which China claims for its own to …

China

Media Slam Trump’s “Insane” Plan To Default On U.S. Debt

United States

Carl Bernstein: Trump Has "Made Monkeys Out Of" The Media By Getting "More Free Air Time ... Than Any Candidate In History"

CHRIS CUOMO (HOST): Were you able to take a listen or take a read of the interview with Mr. Trump this morning?<p>CARL BERNSTEIN: I watched it. I …

Government

Nader: TV Networks Give Trump a “Free Ride” on Public Airwaves & Cash In on the Election

<b>AMY GOODMAN:</b> Our guest is Ralph Nader, consumer advocate, former presidential candidate. Ralph, I want to ask you about the media and the rise of …

Donald Trump

NRA Attack On Clinton Accidentally Makes The Case For Background Checks

A National Rifle Association video attacking Hillary Clinton for the State Department’s approval of arms exports during Clinton’s tenure as secretary …

Guns

NRA’s Ted Nugent Promotes Fake Video Of Hillary Clinton Being Shot

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent, who will deliver a speech at the NRA’s annual meeting this month, shared a fake video that …

Government

Headlines for May 11, 2016

Iraq: Car Bomb at Crowded Baghdad Market Kills At Least 64<p>A car bomb has exploded in a crowded market in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least …

Latin America

Trump Picks White Supremacist Leader as California Delegate, Then Blames Selection on Database Error

<b>AMY GOODMAN:</b> We’re on the road, but back home here in New York. Well, Donald Trump’s campaign—Donald Trump’s campaign is facing criticism after it …

Donald Trump

Trump May Be the US Military’s Least-Liked GOP Presidential Candidate In Over a Decade

US active-duty career military personnel would vastly prefer Donald Trump as president over Hillary Clinton. To even a casual observer of US politics …

Barack Obama

Trump’s Own Precedent For Releasing Tax Returns While Under Audit Burns Those Defending Him

Trump Says IRS Audit Prevents Him From Releasing Tax Returns<b>NBC News: Trump “Likely Won’t Be Releasing” His Tax Returns Before The Election Because</b> …

Donald Trump

Trump Dares The Press With His Tax Returns

Talk about burying the lede.<p>In an interview with the Associated Press, Donald Trump made big news by suggesting he wasn’t going to release his tax …

Donald Trump

Trump Disavowed Racist Butler, But Works With Ally Who Said Clinton Should Be “Executed For Murder”

Donald Trump publicly disavowed his former butler after violent, racist comments from him emerged, but as recently as last week Trump spoke with …

Donald Trump