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    Washington State Takes 10 Refugees, 0 Muslim; Rest of Country Takes 189 Refugees, 151 Muslim
    Feb09

    Washington State Takes 10 Refugees, 0 Muslim; Rest of Country Takes 189 Refugees, 151 Muslim

    On Tuesday, the second full weekday after Federal Judge James Robart issued a temporary restraining order halting President Trump’s executive order that temporarily blocked the issuance of visas for seven Middle Eastern countries and temporarily banned refugees from all countries, ten refugees arrived in the state of Washington. None of...

    Ukraine’s economy in 2017 – when dreams of growth meet geopolitical reality  – The Baltic Times
    Feb09

    Ukraine’s economy in 2017 – when dreams of growth meet geopolitical reality – The Baltic Times

    Those who follow the ups and downs of Ukraine’s economy cannot help but ask one obvious question — what is the “cause” b…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Commons committee wants Freeland to testify about new Canada-U.S. mandate
    Feb09

    Commons committee wants Freeland to testify about new Canada-U.S. mandate

    OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee wants to question Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland about her sweeping new mandate to advance Canada’s relations with the Trump administration. Bob Nault, foreign affairs committee chairman and Liberal MP, said Freeland’s appearance would be part of a broad study of Canada-U.S. relations...

    Ukrainian owner of LVV Liepajas Metalurgs sues Latvia  – The Baltic Times
    Feb08

    Ukrainian owner of LVV Liepajas Metalurgs sues Latvia – The Baltic Times

    Yevgeny Kazmin, a co-owner of Ukraine’s KVV Group, which owns Latvia’s insolvent steel company KVV Liepajas Metalurgs, has filed a l…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    US Marine captain writes stinging op-ed: ‘We lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’
    Feb08

    US Marine captain writes stinging op-ed: ‘We lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’

    The biggest problem, writes Capt. Joshua Waddell, is "self-delusion." An active-duty US Marine captain wrote a stinging op-ed for the Marine Corps Gazette, going through all the problems he sees with the Department of Defense and the Marine Corps in addition to recent failures in Iraq and Afghanistan. The biggest problem, writes Capt....

    Pirates kidnap 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian in Nigerian waters
    Feb08

    Pirates kidnap 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian in Nigerian waters

    LAGOS: Pirates have kidnapped seven Russians and one Ukrainian after attacking the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean off the coast of Nigeria, the Russian embassy said on its official Twitter account. The embassy has asked Nigerian authorities to assist in locating the abducted people, it said late on Tuesday. The Nigerian navy and police were not...

    Is Russia Killing Rebels In Ukraine? Separatist Commander Mikhail Tolstykh Dies In Donetsk Explosion
    Feb08

    Is Russia Killing Rebels In Ukraine? Separatist Commander Mikhail Tolstykh Dies In Donetsk Explosion

    A commander of Ukraine’s pro-Russian separatist forces known as “Givi” died Wednesday after an explosion went off at his office in the rebels’ de facto capital city of Donetsk. Authorities in the rebel groups were calling it a terrorist attack by Ukrainian security forces. …read more Source: International Business...

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters
    Feb08

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters

    Seven Russian sailors and a Ukrainian have been kidnapped from a cargo ship in Nigerian waters, the Russian embassy in the West African nation said Wednesday. The kidnappings come less than three months after three Russians were taken hostage off a ship in Nigerian waters and freed weeks later. The Russian embassy posted messages on social media...

    GOP, Dem Senators Want Congressional Say on Russia Sanctions
    Feb08

    GOP, Dem Senators Want Congressional Say on Russia Sanctions

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of senators wants President Donald Trump to get approval from Congress before easing U.S. sanctions against Russia. Their legislation, dubbed the Russia Sanctions Review Act, is the latest salvo in an increasingly heated debate over Trump’s desire to improve relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

    Trudeau to address EU, meet Merkel in Germany
    Feb08

    Trudeau to address EU, meet Merkel in Germany

    Trudeau to address European Parliament, meet Angela Merkel in Germany …read more Source:...