Russia sanctions 25 more Americans, including Kelly, Sinema
Russia imposed personal sanctions Monday on 25 Americans, including Arizona Senators Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema, and actors Sean Penn and Ben Stiller, in response to U.S. sanctions against Russians stemming from the conflict in Ukraine.
‘Tale of two borders’: Mexicans not seen at busy crossings
As hundreds of migrants line up along an Arizona border wall around 4 a.m., agents try to separate them into groups by nationality.
Ballots stronger than bullets
Putin is powerless to change the most important fact of all. Ukraine’s declaration of independence was not a technical act by an old Soviet-era legislature and kept in place by force, like his own regime. It came via the ballot box from the hearts of tens of millions of Ukrainians, where the invading Russian army cannot reach and every bullet fired will only strengthen the resolve for separation[...]
When the presidency trumps democracy
While I am concerned about certain tax policies proposed by the Democrats, the fact is we can negotiate policy. We cannot negotiate morality. We must first stop the moral decay of America, and everything else can follow.
Rep. Trent Franks calls for special counsel’s resignation
A conservative House Republican is calling on special counsel Robert Mueller to resign, citing what he says is a conflict of interest because of Mueller's "close friendship" with fired FBI Director James Comey.
From CD8 with love
Amid the furor over his pro-Russia comments on MSNBC yesterday (YS, 12/29), Franks told our reporter that he was in no way sanctioning any hacking by America’s cold war foe.
McCain sees Russia hacking as threat, at odds with Trump
President-elect Donald Trump is the business titan who has spoken appreciatively of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Republican Sen. John McCain is the tough-talking national security hawk who warns that Russian interference in the U.S. election threatens to "destroy democracy."
GOP senator declares US ‘reset’ with Russia unacceptable
A leading Republican voice on national security matters has declared as "unacceptable" any attempt by the incoming Trump administration to reset relations with Russia.
Olga Korbut: Olympic prodigy still going strong in Scottsdale
Known as the “Darling of Munich,” Olga Korbut won three gold medals in gymnastics at the 1972 Olympic Games in Germany, a sport she pursues to this day as a traveling coach based in Scottsdale.
McCain mocks EU’s Russia sanctions
TALLINN, Estonia ai??i?? Sen. John McCain has dismissed the European Union's sanctions on Russia following the crisis in Ukraine as "almost a joke" during a tour of the Baltic countries.
McCain urges tougher US stance with Russia, China
Sen. John McCain says the diplomatic row between Washington and Moscow over admitted CIA leaker Edward Snowden is "reminiscent of the Cold War" and says the Obama administration must be tougher in its dealings with both Russia and China.