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13 Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

World / Politics Feb 17, 2018

13 Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat ...

Editorials Feb 17, 2018

Work-style reform legislation

A package of work-style reforms, which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says is at the top of his agenda for this legislative session, will soon be on the way to the Diet for deliberations.

Commentary / World Feb 17, 2018

Democrats hijack the anti-Trump resistance

by Ted Rall

Leftists want to change the world. They want peace, equal income, equal wealth, equal rights for everybody. Democrats are not part of the Left. If Democrats have their way, the fundamental inequality of American capitalism, a system in which 1 percent of the people "earn" ...

Kamil Stoch defends large hill title

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Ski jumping Feb 17, 2018

Kamil Stoch defends large hill title

Kamil Stoch retained his large hill ski jump title with a dominant display on Saturday to become Poland's most successful Winter Olympic athlete. With the final jump of the competition, Stoch secured victory over Germany's Andreas Wellinger, with Norway's Robert Johansson taking the bronze. Stoch ended ...

OAR women move on to semifinals

Ice Hockey / Winter Olympics Feb 17, 2018

OAR women move on to semifinals

The Olympic Athletes from Russia trounced Switzerland 6-2 in an entertaining clash at the Kwandong Hockey Centre on Saturday to book a spot in the women's semifinals. The Russians will take on four-time defending champion Canada on Monday for a place in the final. Anna Shokhina ...