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    White House Responds to Law Enforcement Concerns About Prisoner Releases
    Nov06

    White House Responds to Law Enforcement Concerns About Prisoner Releases

    Amid law enforcement concerns about the large-scale release of federal inmates, the White House is pointing out that the Obama administration has pushed to promote drug rehabilitation and re-entry programs to prevent a spike in crime. Last week, the first wave of 6,000 prisoners were released as a result of a U.S. Sentencing Commission policy...

    US Military Is Now Less Ready to Defend Our National Interests Than It Has Been for Decades
    Nov06

    US Military Is Now Less Ready to Defend Our National Interests Than It Has Been for Decades

    The world’s an even scarier place than it was last year. From the Middle East to the South China Sea, the bad guys have grown stronger and bolder. Meanwhile, our allies and friends—suffering from economies much weaker than ours—are spending less and less on defense. This means less help available to us, if things go from bad to worse. And...

    Germany, France see progress in Ukraine peace talks
    Nov06

    Germany, France see progress in Ukraine peace talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to complete a withdrawal of heavy weaponry from their frontlines… …read more Source:...

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons
    Nov06

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday accused government forces of shelling residential areas under their control with heavy artillery, while Ukrainian forces said the rebels were violating the cease-fire.The rebel mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency said Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons
    Nov06

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine accuse govt of using heavy weapons; govt says rebels violate pact …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s Ex-Justice Minister Lukash Arrested On Corruption Charges
    Nov06

    Ukraine’s Ex-Justice Minister Lukash Arrested On Corruption Charges

    A Ukrainian court on November 6 ordered the arrest of former Justice Minister Olena Lukash on corruption charges, a day after she was detained in connection with an investigation into deadly Maidan shootings of February 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Parliamentarian Accused Of Striking Female Lawmaker With Bottle
    Nov06

    Ukrainian Parliamentarian Accused Of Striking Female Lawmaker With Bottle

    Never bring a bottle to a Ukrainian parliament fight. Yulia Tymoshenko’s Fatherland party and a group of women lawmakers are calling for a male deputy to give up his seat amid accusations he struck a female parliamentarian with a bottle during an argument. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. and Russia Sending Weapons to Syria Best-Suited for Shooting at Each Other
    Nov06

    U.S. and Russia Sending Weapons to Syria Best-Suited for Shooting at Each Other

    Those heartbreaking stories of a youngster killed by a parent’s wayward gun can lead one to wonder: what the heck was Dad thinking? Yet something similar seems to be happening as Russia and the U.S. deploy forces to fight in Syria. While they’re battling different rebel groups inside that wartorn land—the U.S. is going after the...

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry
    Nov06

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry

    MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday accused government forces of shelling residential areas under their control with heavy artillery, while Ukrainian forces also accused the rebels of violating the ongoing cease-fire. …read more Source: CNS...

    Lavrov In Berlin For Ukraine Talks
    Nov06

    Lavrov In Berlin For Ukraine Talks

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Berlin on November 6 for talks with his counterparts from Germany, France, and Ukraine on the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...