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    What Obama Got Wrong in 2017 Budget
    Feb09

    What Obama Got Wrong in 2017 Budget

    President Barack Obama released his 2017 Fiscal Year Budget to Congress. Here is what Heritage Foundation researchers had to say about the president’s budget: Energy Education Health Care Regulation and Spending Defense Energy Obama’s ‘Oil Fee’ is a Regressive Gas Tax President Obama’s budget calls for a $10-per-barrel tax...

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor
    Feb09

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor

    North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering material for nuclear weapons in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday, February 9, in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers facing the country. He also said Islamic...

    Putin’s ex-bodyguard turned governor recalls facing bear
    Feb09

    Putin’s ex-bodyguard turned governor recalls facing bear

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin’s former bodyguard, who recently has been appointed regional governor, said he once confronted a bear outside of Putin’s residence. Alexei Dyumin, 43 told the daily Kommersant in an interview published Tuesday that he was on duty while Putin was asleep at a presidential residence when he saw a...

    Eastern Ukraine struggles to survive across rebel dividing line
    Feb09

    Eastern Ukraine struggles to survive across rebel dividing line

    Once a village, Stanitsa Luhanska became an outlying city district of Luhansk and home to 15,000 before the war. Today it is totally destroyed, and… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine hit by swine flu outbreak, 240 dead
    Feb09

    Ukraine hit by swine flu outbreak, 240 dead

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 9 (UPI) — A swine flu outbreak in Eastern Europe and the Middle East has killed hundreds this winter, with Ukraine the hardest hit. …read more Source: United Press...

    Higher truck traffic from Belarus to Ukraine explained
    Feb09

    Higher truck traffic from Belarus to Ukraine explained

    An increase in truck traffic has been registered in the direction of the Baltic states. The increase is attributed to the same reason. “Trucking companies are exploring new options including container transportation via the Baltic states. We advise them to track the queue situation at the border via our website,” said the official. …read...

    Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily
    Feb09

    Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily

    MOSCOW (AP) — A top official at Russia’s busiest airport says the halt or reduction of flights to Turkey, Ukraine and Egypt over the past three months has cost the country’s airports six billion rubles ($77 million). …read more Source: CNS...

    Crimean Tatar Singer Hopes To Take People’s Tragedy To Eurovision
    Feb09

    Crimean Tatar Singer Hopes To Take People’s Tragedy To Eurovision

    It is becoming increasingly likely that Ukraine’s submission to this year’s Eurovision song contest will be 1944, a song by singer Jamala that evokes the horrific deportation of the Crimean Tatar people by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily
    Feb09

    Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A top official at Russia’s busiest airport says the halt or reduction of flights to Turkey, Ukraine and Egypt over the past three months has cost the country’s airports six billion rubles ($77 million).Denis Nuzhdin,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US intelligence chief  warns on Russian moves
    Feb09

    US intelligence chief warns on Russian moves

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper is telling the Senate Armed Services Committee that Russia’s aggressive military intervention in Ukraine and other moves could put Moscow and the U.S. “into another… …read more Source: The New Zealand...