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    Liverpool-Sevilla Europa final set
    May07

    Liverpool-Sevilla Europa final set

    LIVERPOOL — Liverpool romped into the Europa League final with a 3-0 win over Villarreal on another magical night at Anfield to tee up a showpiece clash with holder Sevilla which swatted away visitor Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 Thursday. Five-time European champion Liverpool reached a 12th continental final thanks to an own goal from Bruno Soriano and...

    German Paper Publishes ‘Manifesto’ From Panama Leak Source
    May06

    German Paper Publishes ‘Manifesto’ From Panama Leak Source

    BERLIN— A German newspaper that obtained leaked files from a Panamanian law firm detailing offshore financial dealings published Friday what it said is a manifesto from its anonymous source, who described having been moved to act by “the scale of the injustices” the documents show. The daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung was offered the leaked data over a...

    ‘Wide Array of Serious Crimes:’ German Newspaper Publishes ‘Manifesto’ of Anonymous Panama Papers Source
    May06

    ‘Wide Array of Serious Crimes:’ German Newspaper Publishes ‘Manifesto’ of Anonymous Panama Papers Source

    BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper that obtained leaked files from a Panamanian law firm detailing offshore financial dealings published Friday what it said is a manifesto from its anonymous source, who described having been moved to act by “the scale of the injustices” the documents show. The daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung was offered the leaked data...

    German paper publishes ‘manifesto’ from Panama leak source
    May06

    German paper publishes ‘manifesto’ from Panama leak source

    BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper that obtained leaked files from a Panamanian law firm detailing offshore financial dealings published Friday what it said is a manifesto from its anonymous source, who described having been moved to act by “the scale of the injustices” the documents show. The daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung was offered the leaked data...

    Russia-Japan Leaders Meet as Tensions Loom
    May06

    Russia-Japan Leaders Meet as Tensions Loom

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in Russia Friday hoping to ease strained relations between Tokyo and Moscow before President Vladmir Putin heads to China for a bilateral summit next month. At the top of the agenda was a long-running dispute over the group of islands Russia calls the southern Kurils and Japan calls the Northern Territories....

    Why George Washington would have agreed with Donald Trump
    May06

    Why George Washington would have agreed with Donald Trump

    For all the lamentation about the level of rhetoric in this Trumped-up election year, the race between Donald Trump and all-but-certain Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is already shaping up to be a debate over America’s global role of the kind we haven’t had for decades, perhaps since the last “America First” movement of the late...

    U.N. marks 30th anniversary  of Chornobyl with special session
    May06

    U.N. marks 30th anniversary of Chornobyl with special session

    UNITED NATIONS – The 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster was commemorated during the opening of the 92nd plenary meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on April 26 by Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark, president of the General Assembly, representatives of Belarus, Ukraine and Russia, and speakers representing other regions of the...

    Ukraine’s new government  expected to continue reforms
    May06

    Ukraine’s new government expected to continue reforms

    On April 14, Ukraine’s Parliament replaced the Cabinet of unpopular Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk with one headed by Volodymyr Groysman, who had served as Parliament speaker since November 2014. A former mayor of President Petro Poroshenko’s electoral and business stronghold of Vinnytsia, Mr. Groysman has always been in Mr....

    US Energy Envoy: New Gas Projects ‘Are Little More Than Distractions’
    May06

    US Energy Envoy: New Gas Projects ‘Are Little More Than Distractions’

    New proposals and MoUs for new gas projects sometimes “have little more than the goal of distracting from the good projects that are underway”, Amos Hochstein, US Special Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, said on Friday. In a phone briefing on the US-EU Energy Council meeting held earlier this week, he said there were “a lot of...

    Polish town names square after Knesset deputy speaker’s family
    May06

    Polish town names square after Knesset deputy speaker’s family

    (JTA) — The deputy speaker of the Knesset, Hilik Bar, attended a ceremony in a Polish town that renamed its main square for his great-grandfather, who was murdered in the Holocaust. The renaming ceremony last week in Skulsk, 120 miles west of Warsaw, was in memory of Yitzhak Kotowski, a head of the local Jewish community who was murdered in the...