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Trump Won’t Impose the Russia Sanctions His Administration Announced Yesterday

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump speak in Da Nang, Vietnam, at an economic summit in November. Mikhail Klimentyev/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. President Donald Trump’s battle with his own administration over Russia policy continued as he walked back economic sanctions targeting Russian companies connected to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s…

Donald Trump Changes His Mind on Russia Sanctions

Luiz Rampelotto/Europanewswire/DPA via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Wut? President Trump on Monday put the brakes on a preliminary plan to impose additional economic sanctions on Russia, walking back a Sunday announcement by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley that the Kremlin had swiftly denounced ss “international…

The Unlikely Pairing of Louis Armstrong With Ella Fitzgerald Is (Still) Pure Bliss

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Ella Fitzgerald and Louis ArmstrongCheek to Cheek: The Complete Duet RecordingsVerve/UMe On paper, they couldn’t be a less-promising combination: She’s a beatifically sweet chanteuse and he’s a gravelly voiced rascal. But the vocal collaborations of the sublime Ella Fitzgerald and pioneering trumpeter Louis Armstrong in…