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Russian Military Is Repeating Mistakes in Eastern Ukraine, U.S. Says

Russian Military Is Repeating Mistakes in Eastern Ukraine, U.S. Says

WASHINGTON — The Russian military, beaten down and demoralized after three months of war, is making the same mistakes in its campaign to capture a swath of eastern Ukraine that forced it to abandon its push to take the entire country, senior American officials say. 

Michael Sussmann Is Acquitted in Case Brought by Trump-Era Prosecutor

Michael Sussmann Is Acquitted in Case Brought by Trump-Era Prosecutor

WASHINGTON — Michael Sussmann, a prominent cybersecurity lawyer with ties to Democrats, was acquitted on Tuesday of a felony charge that he lied to the F.B.I. about having no client in 2016 when he shared a tip about possible connections between Donald J. Trump and 

Most Americans are concerned about the US and ‘burned out’ on politics

Most Americans are concerned about the US and ‘burned out’ on politics

Americans across political lines are united in their generally negative feelings about the US and its politics, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, with Democrats particularly unlikely to express political enthusiasm.Just 14% of Americans say they’re either excited (4%) or optimistic (10%) about the 

Two Americans talk across the political divide

Two Americans talk across the political divide

I can think of few things worse than spending weeks immersed in the news media favoured by someone whose political views I abhor. But that is exactly what a group of “red” (conservative) and “blue” (liberal) voters from my home state of Illinois did for 

The NRA isn’t the main obstacle in US gun politics anymore

The NRA isn’t the main obstacle in US gun politics anymore

The National Rifle Association is in trouble.Last year, the organization attempted to declare bankruptcy in response to a New York state lawsuit investigating alleged financial abuses, but a federal judge dismissed the effort, finding that the NRA had filed in “bad faith” and was trying to 

A recession won’t just hurt at the bank. It’ll make us more divided

A recession won’t just hurt at the bank. It’ll make us more divided

Think we’re a divided nation now? A recession would make it much worse. Wall Street is increasingly worried about the possibility of a recession. Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, says a recession is entirely possible. Deutsche Bank predicts a “major” economic turndown by 

Israel’s Politics Look Like America’s

Israel’s Politics Look Like America’s

As I sat Sunday night at an outdoor restaurant on Jaffa Road and watched thousands of jubilant, mostly young people stream by after celebrating Jerusalem Day, it was possible to imagine that Israel is a united country. But a few days spent reading the Israeli 

Clooney nixes political career, sees US recovery post-Trump

Clooney nixes political career, sees US recovery post-Trump

LONDON (AP) — George Clooney on Sunday ruled out having a second career in politics, saying he would rather have a “nice life” and is looking to reduce his workload. Nevertheless, the 60-year-old actor and director waded into politics during an interview with the BBC’s