Sunday, February 23, 2020

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Trump calls for probe into leak of intelligence on Russian election interference

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday called for an investigation into an apparent leak of classified intelligence from a briefing for lawmakers on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential…

The U.S. Election Russia Would like

Kathy Gilsinan February 20, 2020 Mikhail Svetlov / Joe Raedle / Drew Angerer / Katie Martin / The AtlanticUpdated at 6:06 p.m. ET on Friday, February 21.“Please move.” The white woman doesn’t raise her voice; she’s got her shirt on inside out and she’s aiming a cellphone at the taco-truck vendors parked on her street.…

U.S. intel officials warn lawmakers Russia is supporting Trump earn 2020 election: sources – Worldwide News

Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign to help President Donald Trump get re-elected, three officials familiar with the closed-door briefing said Thursday. 1:36U.S. intelligence: Russia helping Trump win 2020 election U.S. intelligence: Russia helping Trump win 2020 election The warning raises questions about the integrity of the presidential campaign and whether Trump’s administration…

Jordan Peterson in Russia for health-related benzodiazepine detox, daughter states – CTV News

The daughter of controversial Canadian author Jordan Peterson says her father is recovering in Russia from "physical dependence" to anti-anxiety medication. Mikhaila Peterson says in a YouTube video that her father had been prescribed a low dose of Benzodiazepine a few years ago following a severe autoimmune reaction to food. She says the dose was…

US officers advised Bernie Sanders Russia is attempting to help him win the Democratic nomination

US officials told Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont that the Russian government is working to help him win the Democratic nomination for president, The Washington Post reported on Friday.The revelation comes after an election-security official told lawmakers in a classified briefing that the Russians are also working to help President Donald Trump get reelected.Trump and…

Russia is closing its two,600-mile border with China amid fears about the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Russian officials have ordered closed more than half of the crossing points along its 2,600-mile border with China, citing concerns about the Wuhan coronavirus that has so far sickened nearly 8,000 people around the world and killed 170 within China."We have to do everything to protect our people," Russian…

Trump Administration Hits Russian Railway With Sanctions More than Passenger Support to Crimea

(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a Moscow-based private railway company that last month opened passenger service between Russia and Crimea, a Ukrainian peninsula that Russia annexed in 2014. The sanctions target Grand Service Express, its CEO and seven people who were slapped with European Union sanctions earlier in the week…

In Moscow – a prayer for China to prevail over coronavirus epidemic

MOSCOW (Reuters) - At a humble service at a Moscow Russian Orthodox church on Sunday morning, Father Igor led a prayer to help China prevail against the coronavirus epidemic. “It’s about helping our brothers from China who are suffering from this scary misfortune, this destructive plague,” Father Igor said. “We perform this prayer and ask…

Russia to take into consideration generating previous presidents senators for lifestyle

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian presidents could be made senators for life when they leave office under a proposed reform, a senior lawmaker said on Tuesday, a status that would give them immunity from prosecution.The initiative, drawn up by a government commission, follows sweeping changes to Russia's political system proposed last month by President Vladimir Putin.Putin's…

France’s Macron: Distancing of Russia a ‘major error’ for EU

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron accused Russia of engaging in historical revisionism on World War II but said during a visit to Poland on Tuesday that a strong Europe needs to remain open to honest dialogue with Moscow.Macron addressed students and faculty members at Jagiellonian University in Krakow on the second day…

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Trump calls for probe into leak of intelligence on Russian election interference

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday called for an investigation into an apparent leak of classified intelligence from a briefing for lawmakers on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential…

The us won’t be able to have a whack-a-mole Iran approach

Chris Coons represents Delaware in the US Senate. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. (CNN)On January 7, hours after Iran fired missiles at a base in Iraq housing American troops, the Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, said that was the end of his country's response to the…

U.S. says prepared to help North Korea combat threat from coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: U.S. State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus attends a press briefing by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department in Washington, U.S., December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri GripasWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is “deeply concerned” about the possible impact of a coronavirus outbreak in North Korea and is prepared to help…