Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko has claimed that exit polls have been manipulated and do not reflect the real vote count. She was speaking as exit polls suggested she had placed third, behind President Petro Poroshenko, and would therefore not advance to the second round of the election.
ISTANBUL — The Latest on Turkey’s municipal elections (all times local): 11 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his ruling party has emerged the winner of Turkey’s mayoral elections “by a wide margin” and has dealt a blow to those who tried to bring Turkey to its knees. Erdogan spoke after preliminary results relayed […]
One of Russia’s richest women, S7 Group chairwoman and co-owner Natalia Fileva, has died in a plane crash in southwestern Germany, the S7 airline says. The airline’s press service said on March 31 that Fileva, 55, was aboard a single-engine Epic-LT aircraft that crashed on approach to the small airport at the town of Egelsbach, […]
The global threat of hunger is growing again after years of progress in reducing it, the United Nations says, because of the effects of climate change. It says this is just one aspect of a wider acceleration in the pace of the changes wrought by the world’s unremitting consumption of fossil fuels and the consequential […]
A new article in Think Progress has reported that Renewable Energy, such as solar and wind, are becoming more competitive than coal and natural gas as prices for batteries (for energy storage) and manufacturing parts drop. The article comes at a time when the President of the United States mocked wind energy at a recent […]
It’s Friday at dusk on a long stretch of dirt road in Hidalgo County, Texas, about a mile north of the Rio Grande and Mexico. Orange light gleams through a single palm tree towering over hardwood mesquites. Land speculators imported palms to the Rio Grande Valley a century ago to attract white American settlers to […]
Posted by Danny Sjursen at 8:12am, March 31, 2019.Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. It turns out that I can thank former Army colonel and historian Andrew Bacevich for the fact that U.S. Army Major Danny Sjursen began his article-writing career at TomDispatch. That was in February 2017. His first piece was headlined “Mission Unaccomplished, 15 […]
Among the Trump-Russia investigation’s many loose ends, one stands out: the Trump Tower Moscow project and the conflicting statements from President Donald Trump and his former advisers about their attempts to complete a lucrative business deal in Russia in the midst of the 2016 election. The man closest to the project, longtime Trump business associate […]
Our weekly panel discusses the Mueller Report, as the Democrats and their media allies put their eggs in the Russia-Gate basket and handed Trump a PR victory – Jacqueline Luqman, Jeff Cohen and host Paul Jay The post Deep Faith in the Deep State Gives Dems a Set Back appeared first on The Real News […]
Stephen Moore, Trump’s new nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, has some wacky ideas, but is correct about the need to keep interest rates low, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot The post Trump’s Fed Nominee Has “Far Out Ideas,” But is Right About Keeping Rates Low appeared first on The Real News Network.
Few people understand the state of our national security as well as Janet Napolitano and Joe Biden. Napolitano, former Dept. of Homeland Security Secretary and the first appointed by President Obama, has written about the subject in her new book,“How Safe Are We?” She spoke with Vice President Joe Biden, who—in addition to being Barack […]
Liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova was elected president in Slovakia’s March 30 runoff. Incumbent President Andrej Kiska arrived to congratulate Caputova at her campaign headquarters in Bratislava. Caputova’s rival in the runoff was Maros Sefcovic, a career diplomat trained at Moscow’s MGIMO college. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/slovakia-gets-first-female-president-/29852662.html
With trendy wardrobes, tropical getaways, and stylish backdrops, Instagram gives any “girl next door” the ability to turn into an iconic influencer. But behind the glamorous photos and golden-hour lighting, how much does Internet stardom cost? In this episode of ‘My Debt Diary,’ Broadly meets with Lisette Calveiro, an Instagram influencer who racked up—and subsequently […]
http://wfuv.org • Follow @wfuv: http://ow.ly/flLAg Bailen performs “I Was Wrong” live in Studio A. Recorded 2/6/19. Host: Russ Borris Audio: Jim O’Hara and Sam Lazarev Cameras: Joanna LaPorte, Julia Swanson, Thomas Koenig, Norah Gordon and Anneliese Godas Editor: Julia Swanson and Joanna LaPorte
More from Chris Miller in Kyiv: “The National Police of Ukraine reported this morning that they had received 71 allegations of election violations around the country. Most of them — 10 — were received in the eastern Donetsk region, with nine in the Dnipropetrovsk region, seven in the regions of Kharkiv Kyiv, six in Odesa […]