Leaders in Washington and throughout the West are urging President Trump to confront and stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin on a range of issues, from Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election to its intervention in Syria and Ukraine. But some Russia experts worry that the novice president is unprepared for Putin, who is an ex-KGB agent.
In a final that delivered many of the same twists, turns and other riveting moments that characterized this year’s extraordinary tournament, France defeated upstart Croatia, 4-2, and became the sixth country to win multiple World Cup titles.
Today’s top minor leaguers are scouted, rated, prized and celebrated like at no other time in the game’s history — a trend with its roots in the explosion of media, but also in shifting market forces, which these days values youthful talent above all else.
New details from a trove of Iranian nuclear documents stolen by Israeli spies early this year show that Tehran was on the cusp of mastering key bomb-making technologies when its research was ordered halted 15 years ago.
“Bet ya a signed dollar it’s true,” the SpaceX and Tesla founder wrote after accusing a cave explorer who helped find the children of sex crimes. He has since deleted the tweets, which came after days of feuding with his critics on Twitter.