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Dysfunctions Last Updated: Apr 30, 2017 - 8:56:14 AM


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Russia Absent From North Korean Crisis
This past week’s big and still developing story is the sharp escalation of confrontation on the Korean peninsula

Apr 25, 2017 - 4:03:28 PM

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Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers cannot grasp it

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, Salome Sigurjonsdottir, 10, tested a voice-controlled television in an electronics store in Reykjavik. Sales assistant Einar Dadi said none of his TVs understood Icelandic.


Apr 24, 2017 - 10:56:08 AM

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Trump Administration Begins Quiet Preparations For Government Shutdown
Even as Donald Trump is desperate to show to the US population, and especially his voter base, some actual achievement before his first 100 days run out next weekend, prompting him to tell AP that he will unveil a "tremendous" tax ut plan next week (recall he did the same in February), the Trump administration is quietly preparing for the possibility of a government shutdown, even though the president and his staff believe one is unlikely to occur.

Apr 23, 2017 - 9:13:35 AM

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Gunman Attacks Security Service Offices in Russian Far East
Two people have died following an attack on Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in the country's Far East.

Apr 22, 2017 - 9:32:02 AM

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Where Old Spooks Are Sent to Retire: Russian Institute of Strategic Studies
The Russian think tank suspected of masterminding Russia's election hacking efforts is a crackpot outfit, not a trusted institution.

Apr 21, 2017 - 9:28:19 AM



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