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    US stocks finish higher amid global equity rally
    Aug12

    US stocks finish higher amid global equity rally

    NEW YORK–US stocks Monday finished higher, capping a sunny day for global markets in a rally that gained force from a more optimistic perception of conflicts in Ukraine and Iraq. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 16.05 points (0.10 percent) at 16,569.98. The broad-based S&P 500 gained 5.33 (0.28 percent) to 1,936.92, while the...

    MH17: 3 police officers to be based in Netherlands, Ukraine to follow up with investigations
    Aug12

    MH17: 3 police officers to be based in Netherlands, Ukraine to follow up with investigations

    SEPANG Three police officers would be based in the Netherlands and Ukraine to follow up with the investigation and meetings pertaining to the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH17 crash. …read more Source: New Straits...

    World › Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of ‘invasion pretext’
    Aug12

    World › Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of ‘invasion pretext’

    President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia is sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine despite urgent Western warnings against using humanitarian help as a pretext for an invasion. With Ukraine reporting Russia has massed 45,000 troops on its border, NATO said there was a “high probability” that Moscow could… …read...

    Rutte, Abbott ‘united in mourning’
    Aug12

    Rutte, Abbott ‘united in mourning’

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott visited the Netherlands on Monday to discuss the aftermath of the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine and called the Netherlands and Australia ?united in mourning and demands for justice?. …read more Source:...

    Moscow, Kiev agree on humanitarian relief operation
    Aug12

    Moscow, Kiev agree on humanitarian relief operation

    Russia and Ukraine have agreed on details of a humanitarian relief operation under the aegis of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in southeast Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday. …read more Source:...

    ‘US knows but it is not telling’
    Aug12

    ‘US knows but it is not telling’

    KUALA LUMPUR: The United States government “knows a lot more” than it is revealing about the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine last month, said a former US Republican congressman. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Russian restaurateurs wrangle with food import ban
    Aug12

    Russian restaurateurs wrangle with food import ban

    Moscow’s sweeping sanctions on European food have sent Russian restaurateurs, retail chains and food producers scrambling for alternative supplies and bracing for Soviet-style shortages. The tit for tat trade restrictions — a response to U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Russia’s actions in Ukraine — have hurt farmers in...

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did on Monday
    Aug12

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did on Monday

    Stocks closed slightly higher Monday as investors turned their focus to corporate news and as tensions eased in Ukraine.On Monday:The Dow Jones industrial average rose 16.05 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,569.98.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 5.33 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,936.92.The Nasdaq composite rose 30.43 points, or 0.7...

    Mother takes son back to Ukraine prison after war jailbreak
    Aug12

    Mother takes son back to Ukraine prison after war jailbreak

    Just hours after he bust out of a high-security prison as it was rocked by mortar blasts in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, Natalya Nikitenko drove her son right back to jail.”He himself said that he had to return so it wouldn’t count as escaping. We are doing everything according to the law,” she told AFP as she climbed into her...

    US stocks edge higher on corporate news, earnings
    Aug12

    US stocks edge higher on corporate news, earnings

    U.S. stocks gained on Monday as investors focused on corporate news instead of geopolitical worries.Kinder Morgan surged after announcing that it would combine a group of businesses that it controls to create the fourth-biggest U.S. energy company by market value. Banana seller Chiquita Brands International soared after the company received a...

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