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    Mladenovic ousts Vinci, Halep withdraws
    Feb03

    Mladenovic ousts Vinci, Halep withdraws

    ST PETERSBURG — Top seed Simona Halep pulled out of the St Petersburg Trophy Friday because of a persistent knee injury, as the seeds continued to crash at the tournament.
 “I’m really disappointed that I had to withdraw from the quarterfinal today, but my knee is not okay,” the Romanian Halep, ranked fourth in the world, said. 
 “After my...

    More lives lost in Ukraine as US presses Russia
    Feb03

    More lives lost in Ukraine as US presses Russia

    AVDIIVKA: Clashes between Ukrainian forces and Moscow-backed rebels left two more dead in a flashpoint town on Friday and five others elsewhere in bloodshed that has prompted the US to condemn Russia’s “aggressive” stance. The latest reports from both sides take the death toll in fighting since Sunday in the eastern war zone to 32 — a...

    Nine more killed in Ukraine fighting
    Feb03

    Nine more killed in Ukraine fighting

    Clashes between Ukrainian forces and Moscow-backed rebels left two more dead in a flashpoint town yesterday and seven others elsewhere in bloodshed that has prompted the US to condemn Russia’s “aggressive” stance.The latest reports from both sides take the death toll in fighting since Sunday in the eastern war zone to 34 – a level not seen...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

    At least four Ukrainian soldiers and one civilian have been killed in the last 24 hours, a military spokesman said Friday, as shelling intensified along the front line in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Monitors urge calm as Ukraine sees worst fighting since 2015
    Feb03

    Monitors urge calm as Ukraine sees worst fighting since 2015

    At least 33 people including civilians have been killed …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Rockets, artillery hit eastern Ukraine as fighting escalates; 33 dead this week
    Feb03

    Rockets, artillery hit eastern Ukraine as fighting escalates; 33 dead this week

    International monitors are urging the fighting to stop as government forces and Russia-backed separatists continue to clash. …read more Source: Toronto...

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine

    By Christian Borys, Special To The Washington Post AVDIIVKA, Ukraine – From the center of this beleaguered eastern Ukrainian town, air bursts from exploding shells could be seen just a few hundred yards away Friday, and the sound of intense outgoing and incoming rounds echoed from several directions. “This is the worst fighting we’ve seen...

    Krugman: What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean
    Feb03

    Krugman: What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean

    Click here for reuse options! How would you handle it if you had an employee behaving this erratically? Two weeks into the Trump presidency and Paul Krugman is already at wit’s end. “America and the world can’t take much more of this,” Krugman writes in Friday’s column.While thoughtful people have been worried about...

    Krugman: What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean
    Feb03

    Krugman: What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean

    Click here for reuse options! How would you handle it if you had an employee behaving this erratically? Two weeks into the Trump presidency and Paul Krugman is already at wit’s end. “America and the world can’t take much more of this,” Krugman writes in Friday’s column.While thoughtful people have been worried about...

    Belarusian leader lashes out at Russia
    Feb03

    Belarusian leader lashes out at Russia

    In a sign of growing friction between the two ex-Soviet neighbours, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko criticized Russia Friday for cutting oil supplies. Lukashenko ordered his interior minister to press charges against Russia’s top food safety official and firmly refused to host a Russian air base. In a live news conference that...