Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, talks as the Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades looks on prior to their meeting at the presidential palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. Lavrov is paying an official visit to Cyprus amid heightened tensions over Turkey's search for energy resources in east Mediterranean waters where Greece and Cyprus claim as having exclusive economic rights. (Iakovos Hadjistavrou/Pool Photo via AP) less … [Read more...] about Lavrov: Russia ready to help ease Turkey-Greece tension
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Darroch is speaking during a tumultuous political week. The British government says its “specific and limited” breach of international law is needed to guarantee trade can flow freely to Northern Ireland regardless of the outcome of EU trade talks. But Johnson’s proposed law has infuriated EU leaders, who are threatening legal action. A political battle is looming in Britain's Parliament, and the government’s top civil service lawyer has resigned. … [Read more...] about Ex-diplomat Darroch astounded by UK plan to break Brexit law
In an undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen, whose remains were found in Texas. The Army is expanding its investigation into the killing of Guillen to include the entire chain of command at Fort Hood after both male and female soldiers described a culture of sexual harassment and bullying that they said had been ignored by the leadership of the sprawling installation. (U.S. Army via The New York Times) -- EDITORIAL USE ONLY. -- … [Read more...] about Lawyer introducing bill honoring Vanessa Guillen in Washington Wednesday
As this critical phase begins, Trump desperately wants to keep the focus on protest-related violence — and away from the pandemic. Even as coronavirus-related deaths continue to mount under his watch, with little national strategy, his team believes last week was one of the best of the year for his political prospects as he helped guide the nation's attention toward violent protests in Wisconsin and elsewhere that could boost his standing among white, suburban voters. … [Read more...] about 2020 Watch: How long can Trump ride ‘law and order’?
I’m going to make one thing real clear: when I take office next January I’m not going to take an oath to a political party or swear to protect and defend a group of lobbyists. I’m going to put my left hand on the Bible, I’m going to raise my right hand and I’m going to swear to defend and protect the Constitution of the United States of America. So help me God. … [Read more...] about Exclusive — Ken Buck: ‘We Can Win in 2020’ If We Run on Law and Order