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Baseball catches coronavirus: Political Cartoons

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen celebrates after the team’s 7-5 win against the Chicago Cubs during a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) In this Friday, July 7, 2017, file photo U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg. The Kremlin and the White House have announced Thursday June 28, 2018, that a summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald ...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Opinion, White House, Oklahoma City Thunder, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Donald Trump, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Paul George, Dodgers, Helsinki Finland, CLEVELAND Ohio, Quicken Loans Arena, Evan Vucci


‘The Kremlin wants me dead’: Russia's sports doping whistleblower speaks out

Grigory Rodchenkov was head of Russia’s ‘anti-doping’ centre but, in 2015, he fled to the US. He talks to the Observer’s former Moscow correspondent about the lies, the truth and life on the runThe man in front of me is wearing a disguise. We are talking on Skype. I’m at my home near London and Dr Grigory Rodchenkov is at an undisclosed location somewhere in America, guarded 24/7 by armed FBI agents. How is he? “My life is good. My mood is very good,” he says. He’s grinning, I think. Since he’s ...
Tags: London, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, America, Sport, Fbi, Moscow, Kremlin, Olympic Games, Skype, International Olympic Committee, Sport politics, Grigory Rodchenkov, Rodchenkov


Brianna Keilar breaks down 37 times Trump has been soft on Russia

Despite his claim that he is tough on Russia, President Donald Trump says he has not discussed US intelligence reports accusing Russia of offering bounties to Taliban fighters to kill US troops with President Vladimir Putin. CNN's Brianna Keilar breaks down 37 times Trump was soft on Russia.
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Taliban, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Brianna Keilar


Fact checking Trump's claim that he is tough on Russia

Despite his claim that he is tough on Russia, President Donald Trump says he has not discussed US intelligence reports accusing Russia of offering bounties to Taliban fighters to kill US troops with President Vladimir Putin. CNN's Brianna Keilar breaks down 37 times Trump was soft on Russia.
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Taliban, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Brianna Keilar


Russia opens criminal case against Kremlin critic after planned anti-Putin protest

Russian authorities said on Friday they had opened a criminal case against an opposition Moscow city councillor who had planned a rally against President Vladimir Putin because she had allegedly violated laws on street protests. The Moscow branch of Russia's Investigative Committee, the body that probes serious crimes, said Yulia Galyamina had "repeatedly violated the established procedure" for organising and staging protests, rallies and pickets. Galyamina was involved in a campaign against w...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Moscow, Kremlin, Investigative Committee, Yulia Galyamina, Galyamina


The Disinfomercial: How Larry King Got Duped Into Starring in Chinese Propaganda

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Jacobi Niv had paid Larry King a few thousand dollars apiece to narrate half a dozen videos for companies or projects in Israel, where King is still a big name. But what Niv wanted King to tape on March 27, 2019, wasn’t the usual infomercial. It was more like a disinfomercial. An Israeli with designer clothe...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Twitter, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Rihanna, California, Youtube, Washington, White House, China, Russia


'Delay the Election,' tweets President Donald Trump

The president is floating the idea of delaying the election. Yes, this is real. Donald Trump is suggesting that the election be delayed. Here's the tweet: With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote??? The “???” at the end really sells it. Again, Trump is making totally unsupported claims ...
Tags: Post, Politics, Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, US news, Election, Donald Trump, Trump, Picks, This Is Fine


Russia convicts yet another American — student Trevor Reed gets 9 years in prison on dubious charges

[Photo: Trevor Reed with his Russian girlfriend Alina. He was visiting her in Moscow when he was arrested and charged with the crime for which he was sentenced today. via freetrevorreed.com] An American student accused of drunkenly assaulting a group of policemen says he's innocent. Russia is sending him to prison anyway, not long after Vladimir Putin's government locked up American Paul Whelan over similarly dubious charges. Trevor Reed, a student at the University of North Texas and a forme...
Tags: Post, News, Justice, Vladimir Putin, Russia, World news, Moscow, Trevor, Reuters, University Of North Texas, Reed, United States Russia, Paul Whelan, Michael Calvey, Trevor Reed, Alina He


Was Belarus’ Arrest of Russian Wagner Soldiers Staged in a Ploy to Postpone Elections?

MOSCOW—The videos were certainly not what Russians have come to expect from their country’s secret warriors abroad: powerful men in unmarked uniforms imposing Russian influence on Syria, Ukraine, and Africa. These men were caught on camera by Belarusian security officers totally unprepared. Some were naked except for underwear, with documents, propaganda leaflets, and condoms strewn around their hotel rooms. Others wore vaguely marked uniforms. All 33 of them were military-age Russians hunkered ...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Africa, Ukraine, Moscow, Libya, Belarus, Kremlin, The Daily Beast, Fsb, KGB, Minsk, Interfax, Wagner


Belarus says detained Russian mercenaries were plotting terror attack

President Lukashenko accuses Russia of interference in country’s imminent electionsBelarus has accused 33 Russian mercenaries detained near Minsk of preparing a terrorist attack to destabilise the country ahead of its presidential elections in a sharp escalation of tensions with Moscow.Belarus has claimed the men are mercenaries employed by the Russian private military company Wagner, which has been tied to an ally of Vladimir Putin and has fought in armed conflict in Ukraine, Syria and countrie...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Africa, World news, Ukraine, Belarus, Minsk, Wagner, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Ukraine Syria, Moscow Belarus


Belarus detains 33 Russian mercenaries over alleged terrorist plot

President Lukashenko accused Russia of interference in country’s imminent electionsBelarus has accused 33 Russian mercenaries detained near Minsk of preparing a terrorist attack to destabilise the country ahead of its presidential elections in a sharp escalation of tensions with Moscow.Belarus has claimed the men are mercenaries employed by the Russian private military company Wagner, which has been tied to an ally of Vladimir Putin and has fought in armed conflict in Ukraine, Syria and countrie...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Africa, World news, Ukraine, Belarus, Minsk, Wagner, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Ukraine Syria, Moscow Belarus


Mary Trump Names 2 ‘Crucial Factors’ For Her Uncle To Leave Office

The president’s niece also suggested why her uncle was drawn to Vladimir Putin in an interview with MSNBC's Joy Reid.
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Trevor Noah Thinks Trump Is ‘Oddly Chilled Out’ About Russia

The president said he didn’t ask Vladimir Putin whether Russia paid to have U.S. troops killed. The “Daily Show” host can see why that talk would have been “super awkward.”
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U.S. Warns Russia on Bounties While Trump Cries ‘Fake News’

The U.S. State Department has issued warnings to Russia that there will be repercussions if Moscow pays bounties to the Taliban for successfully killing American soldiers, according to two senior American officials and another individual with knowledge of the matter.The warnings were issued through the department’s diplomatic channels after public news reports in June that the U.S. had gathered intelligence about the Russian bounties, those officials said. One official described the communicatio...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Defense, Afghanistan, Taliban, New York Times, Moscow, Fox News, National Security Council, State Department, Donald Trump, Esper, Trump


37 times Trump was soft on Russia

President Donald Trump has an Achilles' heel when it comes to Russia. Over the years, he's made no secret that he has a soft spot for the country and its authoritarian leader, President Vladimir Putin. Here's a breakdown of 37 occasions when Trump was soft on Russia or gave Putin a boost.
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump


As Biden VP pick nears, Susan Rice slams Trump for being soft on Russia's Putin

Former U.S. national security adviser Susan Rice, who is on Joe Biden's short list to be his running mate, criticized President Donald Trump on Wednesday for failing to question Russian leader Vladimir Putin about reports Moscow paid bounties for the killing of U.S. troops. "He is absolutely a failure as our commander in chief," Rice told the ABC network in an interview. "He has got some very bizarre, very inexplicable reason for always giving Putin the benefit of the doubt."
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Abc, Russia, Joe Biden, Susan Rice, Moscow, Biden, Donald Trump, Rice, Trump


Biden vs. Trump Polls: Live 2020 Election Updates

President Trump said he and Vladimir Putin did not discuss reported Russian bounties for killing American troops. A new poll shows Mr. Trump and Joe Biden locked in a tight race in Georgia.
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Joe Biden, Biden, Trump, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion


Trump news - live: President plans to send more agents nationwide amid crackdown on protests while attacking Biden in Twitter rant

Donald Trump “never discussed” reports of Russian bounties on the heads of US troops in Afghanistan with Vladimir Putin, the president claimed in a new interview, as the US announces it will be withdrawing troops from Germany.The president claimed the issue of Russian bounties never reached his desk in an interview with Axios, despite reports indicating he received the intelligence in a daily briefing back in February. This comes as the administration moves forward with plans to pull forces out ...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Germany, US, Afghanistan, Nato, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Mr Trump


US to pull 12,000 troops out of Germany as Trump blasts 'delinquent' Berlin

Pentagon insists move is about long-term strategy but Trump says: ‘We’re reducing the force because they’re not paying their bills’The US is planning to pull nearly 12,000 troops out of Germany in a move the Pentagon insisted was about long-term strategy but which Donald Trump said was to punish Berlin for low defence spending.Of a total of 11,900 personnel that will be leaving Germany under the proposal, 6,400 will be returning to the US, from where they could be used for rotational deployments...
Tags: Europe, Hbo, News, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Senate, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Berlin, US, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Nato


Global report: obey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warn

Countries around the world battle to contain rises in numbers of new infectionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrance’s health minister, Olivier Véran, has warned that the struggle with coronavirus virus will be long, and that a second national lockdown will be avoided only if people stick to physical distancing rules.His comments came as the US death toll from the virus approached 150,000 and as Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, said the recent improvement in his c...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, Vladimir Putin, France, Saudi Arabia, Russia, US, Spain, World news, Infectious Diseases, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia, Coronavirus outbreak, Olivier Veran


Trump Dismisses Russian Support for Taliban, Citing U.S. Tactics during Cold War

President Trump said Tuesday that he has never discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin the intelligence indicating that Russia paid Taliban fighters to kill U.S. troops despite several phone calls between the two heads of state since the intelligence was made known.“I have never discussed it with him,” Trump said in an interview with "Axios on HBO."Asked why he did not confront Putin over the alarming revelation, Trump responded, “That was a phone call to discuss other things, and frankl...
Tags: Hbo, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, White House, Russia, Afghanistan, Taliban, New York Times, The Times, Moscow, Cia, Kremlin, National Security Agency, Trump


Trump says he didn't bring up bounties against US troops in recent call with Putin

President Donald Trump said he hasn't discussed US intelligence that alleged Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters to kill US troops in Afghanistan with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a recent telephone call.
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Cnn, Afghanistan, Taliban, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump says he did not ask Vladimir Putin about bounties on US troops

Trump's relationship with Putin is a frequent campaign issue. Democrats say the president is too chummy with the Russian autocrat.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump Says He ‘Never’ Discussed Russian Bounty Plot With Putin

President Donald Trump said that he has “never” addressed an intelligence finding that Russian operatives bribed Taliban-linked militias to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan during his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I have never discussed it with him,” Trump said in an interview with “Axios on HBO” Tuesday of his conversation with Putin last week. The full interview is scheduled to air on August 3. The comments mark a shift from a murkier tone taken by...
Tags: Hbo, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Afghanistan, Taliban, House, Nancy Pelosi, Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Schiff, President Trump, Zoë Richards


Trump Admits He’s Never Mentioned Bounties to Putin Because He Thinks It’s ‘Fake News’

President Donald Trump has admitted that he failed to mention U.S. intelligence that indicates Russia paid the Taliban to kill American troops during a call with Vladimir Putin last week. In fact, Trump says he has “never” brought up the issue with the Russian president apparently because he doesn’t believe the CIA.The New York Times reported back in June that U.S. intelligence officials concluded “months ago” that a Russian military intelligence unit paid out for each U.S. or allied soldier kil...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Afghanistan, Taliban, New York Times, Cia, Times, Donald Trump, National Security Agency, Tajikistan, Trump, Axios, PDB


Reporter to Trump: Did you ask Putin about alleged Russian bounties on US troops?

A reporter asked President Donald Trump whether he brought up alleged Russian bounties on US troops in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but Trump falsely claimed that he doesn't discuss his calls with foreign leaders.
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Trump won't say if Russian bounties came up in Putin call

A reporter asked President Donald Trump whether he brought up alleged Russian bounties on US troops in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but Trump falsely claimed that he doesn't discuss his calls with foreign leaders.
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, US, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump


Germany has rejected Trump's bid to bring Russia back into the G7

Trump said in June it was "common sense" for Russian President Vladimir Putin to be invited to the G7.
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Meadows Dodges On Whether Trump Brought Up Election Interference In Call With Putin

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Sunday declined to say whether President Trump brought up election interference during his call with Russian President Vladimir Putin as the intelligence community warns of possible foreign interference in the November election. On Friday, congressional Democrats and the Trump administration released dueling statements regarding election interference. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and leading Democrats...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Senate, White House, Iran, House, Nancy Pelosi, Department Of Justice, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, William Evanina, Russia China, Chuck Schumer, Meadows


Putin says Navy to get hypersonic nuclear weapons

Vladimir Putin said on Sunday (July 26) that the Russian Navy would be armed with hyper-sonic nuclear strike weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which the defense ministry said were in their final phase of testing. It's not the first time the Russian president has spoken about a new generation of nuclear weapons that he says can hit almost anywhere in the world - and speaking at an annual naval parade in St Petersburg, he said capabilities were growing. "The modern...
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