A decision by the United States and its allies to proceed with the defense system is an important shift in the alliance’s stance toward Moscow.
Source: NATO Ratchets Up Missile Defense Despite Russian Criticism – The New York Times
A new recording made public by prosecutors raises at least as many questions as it answers.
Source: Navy ‘Spy’ Edward Lin Spilled No Secrets To Taiwan – The Daily Beast
Canadian fire officials battling wildfires in Alberta warned the only thing that could stop the blaze was a lot of rain. The latest damage estimates indicate that the Fort McMurray fire could cost insurance companies around C$9 billion ($7 billion).
Source: ‘Air tankers won’t stop Alberta fire’: Massive Canadian blaze spreads to 85,000 hectares — RT News
Portuguese police, supported by Europol, have arrested three members of a Russian organized crime network suspected of laundering money through European football clubs.
Source: Europol Uncovers Russian Money Laundering Group in Football | News | The Moscow Times