If GOP leaders can quell dissent among deficit and defense hawks and pass a short-term spending bill with only Republican votes, House Democrats will lose the leverage they planned to exercise during the current round of negotiations on behalf of young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.
Andy Müller-Maguhn is one of Assange’s few connections to the outside world and has visited the WikiLeaks founder regularly. These visits have caught the attention of U.S. and European spy chiefs investigating how WikiLeaks came into possession of a trove of hacked Democratic Party emails that the group released at key moments in the 2016 election.
The harsh cold climate permeates nearly every aspect of existence for the people who live in Oymyakon, a remote Siberian village of about 500 residents. The town wears its reputation on its sleeve: “The pole of the cold,” one sign says.