Day: May 11, 2018

The week’s 4 biggest political stories, explained

In a very dramatic week of diplomacy, the Trump administration canceled one nuclear arms control agreement, deciding, instead, that sanctioning a rogue state is a superior approach. It also touted a diplomatic breakthrough with another rogue state, which it hopes will lead to a nuclear arms control agreement that drops sanctions. Meanwhile, back at home, […]

The Players: Jason Day and Sergio Garcia in the hunt at Sawgrass

Former champion Jason Day makes a strong charge up the Players Championship leaderboard after a second round five-under 67. Former champions Jason Day and Sergio Garcia were delighted with their positions heading into the weekend of The Players Championship. Day’s bid for back-to-back wins on the PGA Tour gathered momentum as he added a 67 […]

United by Sport: Moscow Hosts World Football Tournament for Orphaned Kids

United by Sport: Moscow Hosts World Football Tournament for Orphaned Kids © Sputnik / Russia20:18 11.05.2018(updated 22:23 11.05.2018) Get short URLDenis Bolotsky 0 10 “The future depends on you” is the slogan of the football tournament for street-connected and orphaned children that kicked off in Moscow Friday. Amateur players from 21 countries, including girls’ football […]

Yemeni Forces Launch Another Missile at Saudi Base Near Najran

Yemeni Forces Launch Another Missile at Saudi Base Near Najran © AFP 2018 / FAYEZ NURELDINEMilitary & Intelligence22:44 11.05.2018Get short URL 0 0 0 Yemeni Army forces fired a homemade ballistic missile at a Saudi military base near the border city of Najran Friday. A domestically made Badr-1 ballistic missile was fired by Yemeni forces at the […]

The Trump right’s hate for John McCain, explained

On Wednesday, Arizona Sen. John McCain announced his opposition to President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the CIA, Gina Haspel. On Thursday, White House special assistant Kelly Sadler reportedly reacted by saying of McCain, who is fighting brain cancer, “It doesn’t matter, he’s dying anyway.” Sadler’s reaction is not unique among the Trumpian right, whose […]

IRGC Exports ‘Destabilizing Influence Throughout Middle East’ – White House

IRGC Exports ‘Destabilizing Influence Throughout Middle East’ – White House © AP Photo / Andrew HarnikWorld21:56 11.05.2018(updated 22:19 11.05.2018) Get short URL457 The White House issued a statement on Friday, calling “responsible nations” to bring pressure on Iran to change this “dangerous behavior.” “It is time for responsible nations to bring pressure on Iran to change this dangerous behavior,” […]