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    Turks Step Up To Help The Injured And Stranded In Wake Of Istanbul Triple Suicide Bombing
    Jun29

    Turks Step Up To Help The Injured And Stranded In Wake Of Istanbul Triple Suicide Bombing

    ISTANBUL — It was 2 a.m. Wednesday, mere hours after the triple suicide bombing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, when Hayati Kayan heard reports of taxi drivers overcharging tourists desperate to get away from the carnage. That’s when the young hotel owner decided he’d had enough. It was time to act.“I was so sad,” an exhausted...

    For pro-EU Ukraine, a chill wind blows with Brexit
    Jun29

    For pro-EU Ukraine, a chill wind blows with Brexit

    The crisis over Britain’s vote to leave the EU may worsens the prospects for joining a Europe already experiencing ‘Ukraine fatigue.’ …read more Source: Christian Science...

    To Leaders Wanting To Hold A Referendum: Think Twice
    Jun29

    To Leaders Wanting To Hold A Referendum: Think Twice

    CO-AUTHORED BY KELSEY SUTER The economic and social implications of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union are still playing out, but the political fallout has already begun: David Cameron has announced his resignation, and the Conservatives face a divisive leadership battle. To many, Cameron’s election pledge to hold a referendum...

    Federer beats British qualifier Willis in straight sets
    Jun29

    Federer beats British qualifier Willis in straight sets

    LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer was not about to let this feel-good story spoil his own Wimbledon. The seven-time champion — perhaps the greatest player of all time — showed little mercy Wednesday against Marcus Willis, a 772nd-ranked British qualifier who had never won a tour-level match until this week and has captivated the home nation with his...

    1st-round men’s doubles reduced to best-of-3
    Jun29

    1st-round men’s doubles reduced to best-of-3

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 5:40 p.m. With rain playing havoc with the scheduling at Wimbledon, organizers have decided that first-round men’s doubles matches will be played over best-of-three sets, instead of best-of-five. — 4:40 p.m. Novak Djokovic won his 30th consecutive Grand Slam match, the third-longest...

    Operatic Baritone Killed in Ukraine Fighting
    Jun29

    Operatic Baritone Killed in Ukraine Fighting

    A Ukrainian baritone who performed in French opera productions for nearly two decades before joining a volunteer battalion in warring eastern Ukraine has been killed in the fighting.Ukrainian news reports cited the nationalist group Pravy Sektor as saying Wassyl Slipak was… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine city names street for Lubavitcher rebbe, Menachem Schneerson
    Jun29

    Ukraine city names street for Lubavitcher rebbe, Menachem Schneerson

    Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Chabad’s last rebbe, died on June 12, 1994 and is still highly revered in the community. (Wikimedia Commons) (JTA) – The city of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine named a street after Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the last and most prominent Lubavitcher rebbe, who fled the city in 1927. Communist agents...

    Russian defense minister promises response to NATO’s buildup
    Jun29

    Russian defense minister promises response to NATO’s buildup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s defense minister says the military will respond in kind to NATO’s buildup near Russian borders. Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday the deployment of additional NATO units and weapons in Eastern Europe “has undermined strategic stability.” He voiced concern that NATO’s activities near Russia’s borders could...

    Turkey Blames ISIS For Istanbul Terror Attack As Details Of Victims Emerge
    Jun29

    Turkey Blames ISIS For Istanbul Terror Attack As Details Of Victims Emerge

    After a night of carnage left 41 people dead in Istanbul Ataturk Airport, there was still little information on Wednesday about the identities of the attackers.No group has yet claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s attack on Turkey’s largest airport. The governor’s office said 239 others were injured in the attacks and 109 of the...

    What we know — and don’t know — about the Istanbul bombing
    Jun29

    What we know — and don’t know — about the Istanbul bombing

    At least 41 people are dead and more than 230 wounded after three explosions struck Istanbul Atatürk Airport in Turkey late Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. The Islamic State group was blamed for the attack, the AP reported. However, the group has not claimed responsibility. In a joint statement released Wednesday from the European...