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    Fourth Olympic gold for Biles, China flop in Gymnastics
    Aug16

    Fourth Olympic gold for Biles, China flop in Gymnastics

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 16, 2016 (AFP) – US star Simone Biles claimed a record-equalling fourth Olympic womens gold on the floor in Rio on Tuesday as former gymnastics giants China flopped to their worst Games showing in 32 years.The 19-year-old Biles sealed the floor title with a powerful display of acrobatics and tumbling to add to her team,...

    Ukraine’s honoring of war criminals leaves Jews uneasy, divided
    Aug16

    Ukraine’s honoring of war criminals leaves Jews uneasy, divided

    Veneration of pro-Nazi collaborators raises concerns among Ukrainian Jews. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Dire situation in Ukraine overshadows Manafort story
    Aug16

    Dire situation in Ukraine overshadows Manafort story

    I don’t know if GOP nominee Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was paid boatloads of cash by former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych, who is widely considered a corrupt thug. I don’t know if Manafort has or remains on Yanukovych’s… …read more Source: The...

    Russia-Ukraine tensions rise as Putin hints at war
    Aug16

    Russia-Ukraine tensions rise as Putin hints at war

    Ukraine says it thinks Vladimir Putin is planning a new invasion, and it’s not hard to see why: the Russian leader has built up troops on its border and resumed the hostile rhetoric that preceded his annexation of Crimea two years ago. …read more Source: Global...

    Hollande warns against ‘escalation’ of Ukraine conflict (AFP)
    Aug16

    Hollande warns against ‘escalation’ of Ukraine conflict (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande warned Tuesday against any “escalation” of the Ukraine conflict after telephone talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. …read more Source: The West...

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold
    Aug16

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold

    Oleg Verniaiev of the Ukraine picked up his second medal in men’s gymnastics, taking gold in the parallel bars final on Tuesday …read more Source: U.S....

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold
    Aug16

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold

    The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold
    Aug16

    The Latest: Ukrainian gymnast takes men’s parallel bars gold

    Oleg Verniaiev of the Ukraine picked up his second medal in men’s gymnastics, taking gold in the parallel bars final on Tuesday. A bronze medalist in the all-around four years ago, Leyva was originally an alternate on the 2016 team before stepping in after John Orozco was injured during training in the weeks leading up to the games. Tom...

    Analysis – Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge
    Aug16

    Analysis – Putin hints at war in Ukraine but may be seeking diplomatic edge

    Ukraine says it thinks Vladimir Putin is planning a new invasion, and it’s not hard to see why: the Russian leader has built up troops on its border and resumed the hostile rhetoric that preceded his annexation of Crimea two years ago. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s honoring of war criminals leaves its Jews uneasy — and divided
    Aug16

    Ukraine’s honoring of war criminals leaves its Jews uneasy — and divided

    A statue of Stepan Bandera in Lviv, Ukraine, September 2014 (Courtesy of Andrey Syasko) (JTA) — When Vladimir Putin grabbed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, the Russian president claimed it was to protect minorities from anti-Semitic fascists whom Putin maintained were behind the revolution that year that ousted his ally in Kiev, former President...