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Putin’s Loss of German Trust Seals the West’s Isolation of Russia

Vladimir Putin has long had a soft spot for Germany. As an officer of the KGB in the late 1980s, he was stationed in the East German city of Dresden, …

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Anonymous takes over Ku Klux Klan's Twitter account

The internet activist group Anonymous has responded to Twitter taunts from the Ku Klux Klan by taking over its US Twitter account.<p>The Twitter spat began after the KKK allegedly threatened protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, as the area awaits an imminent court decision over the killing of Michael …

Islamic State boasts influx of foreign recruits in latest beheadings video

Propaganda from Islamic State (Isis) has begun emphasizing the torrent of foreign fighters the group has attracted from around the world, something counter-terrorism researchers say helps portray the group as the new vanguard of global jihad.<p>Conspicuous in the grisly video emerging on Sunday …

Seattle Seahawks Failing to Support Russell Wilson Is a Recipe for Disaster

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson wasn't terrific in a loss Sunday to the Kansas City Chiefs, but he certainly wasn’t awful either.<p>He was good, and often great. He made key throws when needed to prolong drives and created positive outcomes from broken plays. He ran the read-option …

Toyota says Mirai is the future of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Toyota says its new 2016 hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will be called the Mirai -- which means the future in the language of its creators.<p>Company president Akio Toyoda revealed the name of the vehicle, which will be sold in Japan later this year and arrive in the U.S. in the middle of 2015, via video …

Congress will probably fail to pass NSA reform, in pursuit of perfection — and Presidential politics

Congress has yet to enact any surveillance reform — more than a year after Edward Snowden revealed the National Security Agency’s mass spying program. As the new Congress convenes for 2015, it appears that the familiar squabbles will prevent meaningful reform yet again.<p>The biggest hope for reform …

Putin Promises To Sell More Oil In Yuan, Ruble

Vladimir Putin won’t kowtow to the “dollar dictatorship” in world oil markets, the Russia president told state-owned Itar-Tass newswire on Friday.<p>“We are leaving the dictatorship of the market where oil is priced in dollars and will increase the possibilities of using the ruble and the yuan,” Putin …