‘Tre45on’ Trends After Bombshell Story Claiming Trump Knew Putin Had Bounty On U.S. Troops

Critics erupted Saturday after an explosive New York Times story asserting that Russian President Vladimir Putin secretly offered a bounty to Afghanistan militants for American soldiers they killed — and that Donald Trump knew about it. Both the White House and Putin denied the story Saturday. But it was concerning enough that several critics spoke out. The hashtag “Tre45on” — using 45...

Iran Immediately Knew It Had Shot Down A Ukrainian Plane, Leaked Recording Shows

KYIV — A leaked audio recording of a conversation between an Iranian air traffic controller and an Iranian pilot suggests authorities in Tehran knew immediately that a Ukrainian passenger jet had been shot down, killing all 176 people on board.The recording, broadcast by a Ukrainian TV channel Sunday night, has been acknowledged as genuine by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the head...

Legault says he knew his honeymoon with voters would not last forever

QUEBEC — Premier François Legault says he is not surprised to see his government’s popularity slip a bit with voters after a year in office.In fact, Legault said he’s surprised it did not happen sooner.The Coalition Avenir Québec continues to lead in voter preference in the province, a Léger Marketing survey for the Journal de Montréal suggests, but Quebecers’ ardour for the party...