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    U.S. Downplays Russian Force Build-Up; Urges Restraint From Kyiv, Moscow
    Aug20

    U.S. Downplays Russian Force Build-Up; Urges Restraint From Kyiv, Moscow

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged both Russia and Ukraine to show restraint one day after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned he could not rule out “a full-scale Russian invasion.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Results of MH17 criminal probe out next month: Dutch prosecutors
    Aug20

    Results of MH17 criminal probe out next month: Dutch prosecutors

    Initial results from a criminal probe into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine two years ago will be revealed next month, Dutch prosecutors said Friday. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns
    Aug20

    Trump’s embattled campaign chairman resigns

    Donald Trump sought to reboot his flagging presidential bid Friday, dismissing his tainted campaign chairman, seeking to broaden his shrinking support base by appealing to black voters and visiting flood-ravaged Louisiana. The resignation of the seasoned Republican strategist Paul Manafort — under fire for his pro-Kremlin ties and role in a...

    FBI investigating possible U.S. ties to corruption in former Ukraine government
    Aug20

    FBI investigating possible U.S. ties to corruption in former Ukraine government

    The FBI and U.S. Justice Department are investigating possible U.S. ties to alleged corruption involving the former president of Ukraine, including the work of firms headed by political operatives Paul Manafort and Tony Podesta, CNN reported on Friday, citing multiple U.S. law enforcement officials. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House
    Aug20

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone on Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and both leaders expressed concern over a recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House
    Aug20

    Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone on Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and both leaders expressed concern over a recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine: White House
    Aug20

    Biden, Ukraine’s Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone on Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and both leaders expressed concern over a recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    Russia may be moving Buk missile launchers back into Eastern Ukraine
    Aug20

    Russia may be moving Buk missile launchers back into Eastern Ukraine

    For the first time since flight MH17 was shot down, Buk missile launchers may have returned to Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    News Wrap: CDC warns pregnant women to avoid Miami Beach; Louisiana cleanup continues
    Aug20

    News Wrap: CDC warns pregnant women to avoid Miami Beach; Louisiana cleanup continues

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning pregnant women to avoid traveling to Miami Beach, Florida, on account of the Zika virus. Officials say mosquitoes in the popular tourist destination transmitted the virus to at least five people. That area is just minutes from the state’s...

    Jamaica qualify for 4x400m relay finals
    Aug20

    Jamaica qualify for 4x400m relay finals

    Jamaica’s men and women’s 4×400-metre relay teams have qualified for the final of the events at the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil. Both finals will take place on Saturday. The Jamaican women’s quartet of Christine Day, Anneisha McLaughlin-Whilby, Chrisann Gordon and Novlene-Mills easily book their spot in the medal round...