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    Ukraine to take BBC journalists off its sanctions list
    Sep17

    Ukraine to take BBC journalists off its sanctions list

    MOSCOW (AP) — An official says Ukraine’s president has instructed security officials to strike the names of three BBC journalists off the country’s sanctions list. …read more Source: CNS...

    The Sprout: Pressure’s on to nail TPP deal by the end of the month
    Sep17

    The Sprout: Pressure’s on to nail TPP deal by the end of the month

    Good morning, We’re starting the day a little jealous of this little chubby hedgehog, who’s really enjoying having his tummy rubbed. Now, here’s today’s agriculture news. The Lead: Talks on the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal are back on, with chief negotiators set to meet in Atlanta September 26. As The Globe and...

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions
    Sep17

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions

    By Alessandra Prentice and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked his government to remove six… …read more Source:...

    Israeli man missing in Uman following holiday pilgrimage
    Sep17

    Israeli man missing in Uman following holiday pilgrimage

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli man went missing in Uman in the Ukraine during the annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage. Amir Ohana, 28, has not been seen since Tuesday, when he went into the forest to meditate, according to reports. Ohana, the father of 3, reportedly has a serious medical condition. Because of his illness, he was not able to purchase...

    Ukraine takes BBC journalists off sanction list a day after signing decree
    Sep17

    Ukraine takes BBC journalists off sanction list a day after signing decree

    Ukraine’s president has instructed security officials to strike the names of three BBC journalists off the country’s sanctions list, a day after he signed the decree, his spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Amid Russia Fears, Permanent F-22 Base in Europe? American Air Force General Says US Wants To Assure Allies
    Sep17

    Amid Russia Fears, Permanent F-22 Base in Europe? American Air Force General Says US Wants To Assure Allies

    Russia’s involvement in Ukraine and Syria and aggressive moves across Europe prompted the U.S.’s Air Forces Europe commander to call for a permanent F-22 Raptor base in Europe Wednesday, according to Defense News. The U.S. deployed four F-22s, the single seat stealth aircraft, to Europe last month for the first time ever. …read...

    Poland’s new federation of pro-defense forces holds first rally, amid security concerns
    Sep17

    Poland’s new federation of pro-defense forces holds first rally, amid security concerns

    Hundreds of members of pro-defense forces have marched in downtown Warsaw to show their readiness to defend Poland if needed, amid concerns over the conflict in neighboring Ukraine and Russia’s role in it. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poroshenko Orders Removal Of BBC Journalists From Sanctions List
    Sep17

    Poroshenko Orders Removal Of BBC Journalists From Sanctions List

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the country’s Security Council to remove three BBC journalists from a new sanctions list. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimea’s Happy Now, But for the Persecution
    Sep17

    Crimea’s Happy Now, But for the Persecution

    Russia isn’t going to lose Crimea again, so why the repression? …read more Source:...

    Five takeaways from the Republican debate
    Sep17

    Five takeaways from the Republican debate

    Republican presidential candidate, businesswoman Carly Fiorina, right, leads fellow candidates Scott Walker, second from right, Jeb Bush, center, and Donald Trump as they take the stage prior to the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP...