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    News Roundup for March 24, 2017
    Mar24

    News Roundup for March 24, 2017

    Comin at ya, it’s the Friday news blues.1. Trump gave an ultimatum to the GOP telling them to either vote on the AHCA or Obamacare stays. Seems like he doesn’t really give a shit, right? More here.2. Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying refugees capsized in the Mediterranean. Why is this still happening? Maybe...

    Russia’s Putin meets French presidential contender Le Pen in Kremlin
| Reuters
    Mar24

    Russia’s Putin meets French presidential contender Le Pen in Kremlin | Reuters

    By Polina Nikolskaya and Andrew Osborn | MOSCOW MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin granted an audience to French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin on Friday, bestowing a level of international recognition that has so far eluded her in the countdown to France’s presidential election.Opinion polls show Le Pen getting through to...

    One dead after blasts at eastern Ukraine arms depot
    Mar24

    One dead after blasts at eastern Ukraine arms depot

    Ukraine Friday said one person has died as a result of a fire that broke out at an arms depot in the country’s east, sparking explosions and forcing a mass evacuation. …read more Source: The Daily...

    One dead after blasts at eastern Ukraine arms depot
    Mar24

    One dead after blasts at eastern Ukraine arms depot

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine on Friday said one person has died as a result of a fire that broke out at an arms depot in the countrys east, sparking explosions and forcing a mass evacuation.Ukrainian authorities have blamed Thursdays fire on an act of sabotage and opened investigations into possible diversion or negligence of military personnel.The...

    Kremlin critic gunned down by Russian agent, Ukrainian official says
    Mar24

    Kremlin critic gunned down by Russian agent, Ukrainian official says

    MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent. Denis Voronenkov (Roman Yarovitcyn/Kommersant Photo via AP) Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday...

    Iran delivers first oil cargo to Belarus
    Mar24

    Iran delivers first oil cargo to Belarus

    Iran’s media say the country has delivered a major cargo of crude oil to Belarus through a key port in southern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    1 Killed as Large Fire Rips through Ukraine Military Arsenal
    Mar24

    1 Killed as Large Fire Rips through Ukraine Military Arsenal

    A woman has died in an enormous fire at a Ukrainian munitions dump in the country’s Kharkiv region near the Russian border.The body of the 66-year old woman was found in a house that was hit by a shell near the depot in Balaklia, Ukraine’s State Emergency Service minister… …read more Source:...

    5 key questions about the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation
    Mar24

    5 key questions about the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation

    (Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, has emerged as the party’s spokesman on the FBI’s investigation of President Trump’s ties with Russian government officials. With his pinpoint questioning and his made-for-TV tan, the California congressman proved...

    EU prolongs satellite support to Ukraine monitors
    Mar24

    EU prolongs satellite support to Ukraine monitors

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Murdered ex-lawmaker knew ‘misdeeds of Russian elites,’ Kremlin critic says
    Mar24

    Murdered ex-lawmaker knew ‘misdeeds of Russian elites,’ Kremlin critic says

    The exiled Russian lawmaker who was assassinated outside an upscale Kiev hotel reportedly knew about “misdeeds of Russian elites,” including illegal smuggling and money laundering. …read more Source: FOX...