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    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life
    Mar19

    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov attend a festive concert marking the first anniversary of the Crimean treaty signing in central Moscow, March 18, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shipenkov/Pool The Russian-backed prime minister of Crimea said on Saturday that Vladimir Putin should be made president of Russia for...

    Son of Minnesota man, 98, accused of Nazi war crimes, calls for release of evidence
    Mar19

    Son of Minnesota man, 98, accused of Nazi war crimes, calls for release of evidence

    (JTA) – The son of a Minnesota man, 98, accused by a police court of Nazi war crimes, has called for the evidence against his father to be released. Andriy Karkoc, son of the Minnesota man first identified by the Associated Press as Michael Karkoc, called on Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, the two Democratic senators from Minnesota, to intervene in...

    Three years under Russian control
    Mar19

    Three years under Russian control

    The BBC hears from those living in Crimea, three years it was annexed by Russia. …read more Source:...

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine: report
    Mar19

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine: report

    Paul Manafort, who served as President Trump’s campaign manager during the summer of 2016, is wanted for questioning in Ukraine in a corruption case. …read more Source: The...

    Canadian wins $1M Global Teacher Prize for work with Quebec Innu community
    Mar19

    Canadian wins $1M Global Teacher Prize for work with Quebec Innu community

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Canadian school teacher whose teaching philosophy underscores hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the most-coveted and high-profile awards for teaching excellence. Maggie MacDonnell was awarded the annual Global Teacher Prize during a...

    Ukraine Says IMF Postpones Fresh Loan To Assess Blockade Targeting Separatists
    Mar19

    Ukraine Says IMF Postpones Fresh Loan To Assess Blockade Targeting Separatists

    Ukraine says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has postponed a review of the disbursement of a new $1 billion loan following Kyiv’s imposition of a trade embargo on areas controlled by Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF adjourns meeting on Ukraine loan
    Mar19

    IMF adjourns meeting on Ukraine loan

    The International Monetary Fund has put off a meeting on paying a billion-dollar loan to Ukraine over sanction on eastern parts of the country. …read more Source:...

    Canadian wins $1M global award for teaching excellence
    Mar19

    Canadian wins $1M global award for teaching excellence

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Canadian school teacher whose teaching philosophy underscores hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the most-coveted and high-profile awards for teaching excellence. Maggie MacDonnell was awarded the annual Global Teacher Prize during a...

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park
    Mar19

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park

    VIJFHUIZEN (Netherlands): Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014, on Saturday planted the first trees in a Dutch memorial park not far from where the ill-fated plane departed. “Today is a very important day for all the next of kin. We are planting the first trees … to create a monument for MH17...

    REMEMBERING JIMMY BRESLIN — TRUMP infighting — TILLERSON’s warm words for China — BLOOMBERG’s warning to Dems on Gorsuch — SUNDAY BEST — PENCE visits Mar-A-Lago — B’DAY: Jill Abramson
    Mar19

    REMEMBERING JIMMY BRESLIN — TRUMP infighting — TILLERSON’s warm words for China — BLOOMBERG’s warning to Dems on Gorsuch — SUNDAY BEST — PENCE visits Mar-A-Lago — B’DAY: Jill Abramson

    BULLETIN — REMEMBERING JIMMY BRESLIN – N.Y. Daily News’ Jason Silverstein: “Jimmy Breslin — the cigar-chomping, hard-nosed newspaperman who won the Pulitzer Prize for his Daily News’ columns championing ordinary New Yorkers — died Sunday morning, according to friends and family members. He was 86. The cause of death was not...