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    Republican bills counter Russia’s apparent violation of nuclear arms treaty
    Feb19

    Republican bills counter Russia’s apparent violation of nuclear arms treaty

    Republicans on Thursday introduced bills that would take steps to hold Russia in compliance with a nuclear arms treaty formed with the U.S. in 1987. The bills came two days after The New York Times disclosed that Russia had violated the treaty by deploying a ground-based missile with nuclear capabilities. U.S. intelligence officials knew of the...

    Republican bills counter Russia’s apparent violation of nuclear arms treaty
    Feb19

    Republican bills counter Russia’s apparent violation of nuclear arms treaty

    Republicans on Thursday introduced bills that would take steps to hold Russia in compliance with a nuclear arms treaty formed with the U.S. in 1987. The bills came two days after The New York Times disclosed that Russia had violated the treaty by deploying a ground-based missile with nuclear capabilities. U.S. intelligence officials knew of the...

    Russia to recognise IDs from separatist Ukraine area
    Feb18

    Russia to recognise IDs from separatist Ukraine area

    Step to facilitate work and travel could heighten tensions amid shaky ceasefire …read more Source: Financial...

    Biologists find weird cave life that could be 50,000 years old
    Feb18

    Biologists find weird cave life that could be 50,000 years old

    By Seth Borenstein BOSTON — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in caves in Naica, Mexico, and were able to exist by living on minerals such as iron and manganese,...

    Biologists find weird cave life that could be 50,000 years old
    Feb18

    Biologists find weird cave life that could be 50,000 years old

    By Seth Borenstein BOSTON — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in caves in Naica, Mexico, and were able to exist by living on minerals such as iron and manganese,...

    Pence reassures Europeans of ‘unwavering’ US commitment
    Feb18

    Pence reassures Europeans of ‘unwavering’ US commitment

    MUNICH, Germany — US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday pledged an “unwavering” commitment to transatlantic ties, in an emphatic reassurance to allies including German Chancellor Angela Merkel who pleaded with nations not to go it alone. Capping a week of whirlwind diplomacy by American officials who have descended on Europe to calm nerves...

    Vladimir Putin signs order for Russia to recognize documents issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine
    Feb18

    Vladimir Putin signs order for Russia to recognize documents issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine

    The order effectively means that Russia is recognizing the rebel authorities and is abandoning a two-year-old stalemated plan to end the war between the government and the separatists …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine truce renewed at Munich security conference
    Feb18

    Ukraine truce renewed at Munich security conference

    Russia, Ukraine and allies agree to ensure peace in eastern Ukraine as Kremlin indirectly recognises breakaway regions. …read more Source: AL...

    Donald Trump Is the Bizarro Noam Chomsky
    Feb18

    Donald Trump Is the Bizarro Noam Chomsky

    In her famous 1984 speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, diplomat Jeane Kirkpatrick, at the time America’s ambassador to the United Nations, characterized the Democrats as the party with the tendency to “blame America first.” The Democrats, according to Kirkpatrick, habitually criticized the foreign policy of the United...

    Russia now recognizes Ukrainian rebel documents, passports
    Feb18

    Russia now recognizes Ukrainian rebel documents, passports

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for Russia to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine.The signing, announced by the Kremlin on Saturday,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...