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    Why Mariupol Residents Are Hungry for a Big Mac
    Jun09

    Why Mariupol Residents Are Hungry for a Big Mac

    In 1995, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman coined the Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention, also known as “McPeace.” The idea was that countries stable enough economically and politically to court a McDonald’s franchise share too many democratic values to go to war with one another. “People in McDonald’s countries,”...

    At Home In A Donetsk Bomb Shelter
    Jun09

    At Home In A Donetsk Bomb Shelter

    When shelling started in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, some residents took shelter in their basements. What they thought was a short-term situation has now dragged on for a year. Petr Shelomovskiy of RFE/RL’s Current Time TV program visited one shelter where 40 people — nearly half of them children...

    Ukraine fuel depot blaze under control, 1 person killed, three firemen missing
    Jun09

    Ukraine fuel depot blaze under control, 1 person killed, three firemen missing

    The fire at a fuel depot outside Kiev burned overnight and by morning had spread to at least 16 tanks. There was no longer any threat of the blaze spreading and emergency services were putting out remaining fires in the depot, a top security official said. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    U.N. nuclear agency backs report despite Russian protest over Crimea
    Jun09

    U.N. nuclear agency backs report despite Russian protest over Crimea

    By Shadia Nasralla VIENNA (Reuters) – The annual report of the U.N. nuclear watchdog has been approved by its board of governors despite… …read more Source:...

    Men And Women Sleep Very Differently
    Jun09

    Men And Women Sleep Very Differently

    It’s time for us to add sleep to the laundry list of things men and women do differently. The team behind sleep analyzing app Sleep Cycle recently gathered data from 941,300 users in 50 different countries to learn just how much the world’s sleeping habits differ on a day-to-day basis — especially between the sexes. While many...

    Here Are 3 Good Things That Happened in the World This Week
    Jun09

    Here Are 3 Good Things That Happened in the World This Week

    Follow the news these days, and it’s hard to be an optimist. Ukraine’s ceasefire is a fiction. ISIS is capturing new ground and drawing new followers. The U.S. and China seem at odds in the South China Sea. The Greeks sometimes seem determined to stumble their way out of Europe. The list goes on. But with the real exception of...

    Bush to confront Russian aggression at talk trade in Berlin
    Jun09

    Bush to confront Russian aggression at talk trade in Berlin

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush plans to challenge Russian aggression in Ukraine and highlight the importance of the trans-Atlantic relationship on Tuesday in his first public appearance of a three-nation foreign trip. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    The pro-Russia separatist regions just named Crimea as a part of Ukraine
    Jun09

    The pro-Russia separatist regions just named Crimea as a part of Ukraine

    The pro-Russia separatist regions of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) just named Crimea as a part of Ukraine in the draft amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine. That doesn’t jibe with claims made by their backers in Moscow. From the document (translated into English by Business Insider):...

    Pro-Russian Seapratists In Donetsk And Luhansk Now Willing To Remain Part of Ukraine
    Jun09

    Pro-Russian Seapratists In Donetsk And Luhansk Now Willing To Remain Part of Ukraine

    Pro-Russian separatist leaders in the contested regions of Donetsk and Luhansk are now prepared to remain as part of Ukraine under a specially recognized status, according to Ukrainian media. a move which has full support from Russia’s president Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: International Business...

    NATO spearhead troops practice fast deployment in Poland
    Jun09

    NATO spearhead troops practice fast deployment in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of NATO troops with heavy equipment began a military exercise in Poland on Tuesday, testing the alliance’s rapid response readiness in the face of new security challenges on its eastern flank. The so-called spearhead force was agreed upon at a NATO summit last year in reaction to Russia’s role in the...