Tag Archives: U.S.

‘They see what they want to see’: Putin’s ‘chef’ on U.S. criminal charges

In this Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, around his factory which produces school meals, outside St. Petersburg, Russia. Prigozhin was one of several Russians indicted on Friday.

On Friday, Yevgeny Prigozhin — along with 12 other Russians and three Russian organizations — was charged by the U.S. government as part of a vast and wide-ranging effort to sway political opinion during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. According to the indictment, Prigozhin and his companies provided significant funding to the Internet Research Agency, CBC | World News

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Familiar scenario for ‘Dreamers’ as U.S. Senate votes down trio of plans

U.S. President Donald Trump said last month in an open camera portion of a meeting that he would sign any bipartisan proposal that came to his desk, but in recent weeks has reverted to the hard-line immigration stance that resonated with his supporters on the campaign trail.

The Senate left hundreds of thousands of “Dreamer” immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation’s border security. Senators dealt President Donald Trump an especially galling defeat as more than a quarter of fellow Republicans abandoned him on an issue that helped propel him to the White House. CBC | ...

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