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    The Latest: German firefighter admits refugee home arson
    May31

    The Latest: German firefighter admits refugee home arson

    GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe’s migration crisis (all times local): 4:05 p.m. A 25-year-old firefighter has confessed to an arson attack on a German home for asylum-seekers, saying he thought of all refugees as criminals. The man told the Hagen state court, as his trial for attempted murder opened Tuesday, that he set fire to gasoline...

    Compliance Therapy and Software Rules
    May31

    Compliance Therapy and Software Rules

    Also high-frequency trading, the DAO, mergers, Ukraine, and a worrying absence of unicorn and liquidity worries. …read more Source:...

    The Dwindling Options for Surrogacy Abroad
    May31

    The Dwindling Options for Surrogacy Abroad

    For the Australian couple Stephen* and Michael*, having kids involved people from five different countries. Australian law forbids anyone from contracting surrogates or paying women to have children for them, but Stephen and Michael knew other gay couples who’d found a workaround: In developing nations, laxer rules and bigger loopholes...

    Russia Warns NATO It Will Neutralize Any Threat From Black Sea
    May31

    Russia Warns NATO It Will Neutralize Any Threat From Black Sea

    Relations between NATO and Russia continue to deteriorate after Moscow promised to neutralize any threats to its presence in the Black Sea. The country’s envoy to NATO, Alexander Grushko, told state newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta that the Black Sea would not become a “NATO lake.” Russia sees the region as vital to its foreign policy—since the...

    Ukrainian authorities honor nationalists whose troops butchered Jews
    May31

    Ukrainian authorities honor nationalists whose troops butchered Jews

    (JTA) — Amid a divisive debate in Ukraine on state honors for nationalists viewed as responsible for anti-Semitic pogroms, the country observed the first minute of silence in memory of Symon Petliura — a 1920s statesman blamed for the murder of 50,000 Jewish compatriots. The minute was observed on May 25, the 90th anniversary of Petliura’s...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Addresses Parliament
    May31

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Addresses Parliament

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko was welcomed by parliament on Tuesday, a week after being released from two years of Russian captivity during which she herself was elected a lawmaker. “I have returned and I will not let you forget — you, the people who sit in these armchairs in parliament – about the boys who began laying...

    The Best (and Worst) Laid Plans
    May31

    The Best (and Worst) Laid Plans

    The United States has been pursuing an audacious project to fashion a global system according to its specifications and under its tutelage since the Cold War’s end. For a quarter of a century, the paramount goal of all its foreign relations has been the fostering of a system whose architectural design features the following: a neo-liberal...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Savchenko sworn in as lawmaker
    May31

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Savchenko sworn in as lawmaker

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who spent two years in Russian custody before she was released last week, was sworn in as a lawmaker in the national parliament on Tuesday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Three Missing After Fire At Huge Ukrainian Landfill
    May31

    Three Missing After Fire At Huge Ukrainian Landfill

    A search was under way for three rescue workers who disappeared after a massive mound of garbage collapsed during a blaze at a landfill near Lviv, in western Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Savchenko Tells Parliament No Life Is More Important Than Ukraine
    May31

    Savchenko Tells Parliament No Life Is More Important Than Ukraine

    Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian military aviator who spent almost two years in Russian custody before she returned home last week, has taken her seat as a member of parliament. She became a hero to many Ukrainians during her detention and was elected in absentia in 2014. She was pardoned last week by Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of a...