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The Olympics Committee Just Slapped Putin in the Face

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach watch the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Charlie Riedel/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee announced it would bar Russia from participating in the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang,…

Is President Trump Building a Private Spy Network?

CIA Director Mike Pompeo.Jeff Malet/Newscom via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. What’s the protocol for passing along a story that seems absurd on it face and is supported solely by anonymous sources? In the past, it probably would have been prudent to hold off. Sure, this is a blog,…