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    NATO Chief Urges Russia to Pull Back Troops, ‘Step Back From The Brink’
    Aug08

    NATO Chief Urges Russia to Pull Back Troops, ‘Step Back From The Brink’

    The head of NATO called on Russia to “step back from the brink” of war by pulling its troops back from the Ukrainian border and warned further intervention in Ukraine would bring it greater isolation … …read more Source:...

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday
    Aug08

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday

    Stocks slumped on Thursday as investors worry about slowing global economic growth and worsening tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine.On Thursday:The Dow lost 75.07 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 16,368.27.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 10.67 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,909.57.The Nasdaq composite fell 20.08...

    Stocks decline on concerns about global growth
    Aug08

    Stocks decline on concerns about global growth

    Concerns about slowing global growth and the threat of rising tensions between Russia and the West pushed stocks lower on Thursday.The stock market started the day higher as investors mulled the latest earnings reports and an encouraging report on jobs. By mid-morning, though, the market had given up its gains. While stocks slumped, government...

    Ship with 18 Filipinos stranded in Delaware River
    Aug08

    Ship with 18 Filipinos stranded in Delaware River

    * Nikol H’s owner hasn’t paid bills * Coast Guard demands repairs * But crew getting food, pay PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — A Greek-owned cargo ship with an Egyptian captain, one Ukrainian and 18 Filipino seamen has been stranded in the Delaware River for nearly three months because its owner has not paid bills since April and...

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine
    Aug08

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine

    TRENTON, Ontario — Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia. Defense Minister Rob Nicholson said Thursday that Canada will deliver helmets, ballistic eyewear, protective vests, first aid kits, tents and sleeping bags to Ukrainian troops. Russia has...

    Western farmers take hit from Russia food ban
    Aug08

    Western farmers take hit from Russia food ban

    WASHINGTON — Russian diners won’t be able to find creamy Dutch cheeses or juicy Polish apples in the grocery store or cook up chicken from the United States. That’s all the result of a Russian ban on most food imports from the West. Although the U.S., Canada and the European Union together will take more than a $17.5 billion...

    Fighter jet reported shot down over rebel-held east Ukraine
    Aug08

    Fighter jet reported shot down over rebel-held east Ukraine

    August 08, 2014 12:08 AMZHDANIVKA, Ukraine (AFP) – A Ukranian fighter jet was shot down on Thursday as it flew low over rebel-held territory in the east of the country, an AFP journalist witnessed. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Gold futures end higher
    Aug08

    Gold futures end higher

    KUALA LUMPUR: Gold futures contracts on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives extended its gain to close higher yesterday, underpinned by higher demand amid escalating political tension between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Canada Will Send Military Supplies to Ukraine
    Aug08

    Canada Will Send Military Supplies to Ukraine

    Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia. …read more Source:...

    Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit
    Aug08

    Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit

    Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programs, has been given a three-year residence permit by Russia, his Russian lawyer said on Thursday. Moscow’s relations with the West are at Cold War-era lows over Russia’s actions in Ukraine....

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