WikiLeaks on Friday posted excerpts from closed-door speeches that Hillary Clinton gave to Wall Street executives two years ago. Source: Leaked excerpts posted on Clinton speeches to Wall Street – The Boston Globe Advertisements
There are a number of theories—some more plausible than others—for the low number of American names in the leaked documents. Source: Panama Papers: Why Aren’t There More American Names? – The New Yorker
Soon after the story broke, people were already tweeting: “Oh shock, horror: rich, powerful person is corrupt—why should I care?” This is why you should care. Source: Here’s Why You Should Give a Shit About the Panama Papers | VICE | United States
Researchers Detail a Spike in NATO-Russia Close Calls – NYTimes.com.
Russia Made Congress Care About Space Again | Motherboard.
Live Updates: Crisis in Eastern Ukraine. I haven’t been following this situation closely, but At least five people are dead after Ukrainian troops moved into eastern Ukraine on Thursday in an effort to quell the recent pro-Russian uprisings that have turned violent. Russian President Vladimir Putin says Ukraine’s deployment of military forces is a crime […]