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    Will Nigel Farage be the next Top Gear presenter after stepping down from UKIP?
    May08

    Will Nigel Farage be the next Top Gear presenter after stepping down from UKIP?

    Nigel Farage stepped down as leader of the UK Independence Party after he failed to claim the South Thanet seat. Overall, UKIP only snapped up one parliamentary seat in the General Election. So now all eyes have turned to Farage and what he is going to do next after the Conservatives obliterated the chances of anyone else getting into power for...

    Ukraine Fighting Has Killed Almost 7,000 Civilians: President
    May08

    Ukraine Fighting Has Killed Almost 7,000 Civilians: President

    Nearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists since fighting erupted in April last year, the nation’s president said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Putin just dismissed nearly 20 generals
    May08

    Putin just dismissed nearly 20 generals

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed nearly 20 generals just a day before Moscow was set to host a Victory Day parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany, RIA Novosti reports. The dismissed generals were dismissed by a presidential decree. Among those dismissed was the Lieutenant General of Police Sergey...

    Europe Marks 70th Anniversary Of Nazi Defeat In World War Two
    May08

    Europe Marks 70th Anniversary Of Nazi Defeat In World War Two

    PARIS (AP) — With quiet moments of memory or military pomp, leaders and ordinary citizens across Europe are marking 70 years since the Nazi defeat and the end of a war that ravaged the continent. But the East-West alliance that vanquished Hitler is deeply divided today. Russia is celebrating Soviet wartime feats in a ceremony Saturday that...

    Europe marks 70 years since Nazi defeat, end of epochal war
    May08

    Europe marks 70 years since Nazi defeat, end of epochal war

    Paris’ mile-long Champs Elysees was closed to traffic to make way for a procession of official motorcades and mounted military escorts that ascended the wide boulevard from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe, site of France’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the U.S. ambassador to France...

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war
    May08

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war

    Nearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists sinNearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists since fighting erupted in April last year, the nation’s president said Friday.ce...

    Ukraine President Says Almost 7,000 Civilians Killed in War
    May08

    Ukraine President Says Almost 7,000 Civilians Killed in War

    KIEV, Ukraine— Nearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists, the nation’s president said Friday. Speaking before parliament, Petro Poroshenko said that more than 1,000 people remained unaccounted for. The figures mark a sharp increase from the most recent...

    Ukrainian President Says Almost 7,000 Civilians Killed In War
    May08

    Ukrainian President Says Almost 7,000 Civilians Killed In War

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told his country’s parliament that nearly 7,000 civilians had been killed in the year-long war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Situation Report: Texas safe from military rule; Obama Mideast summit flailing; Syrians start training; and more
    May08

    Situation Report: Texas safe from military rule; Obama Mideast summit flailing; Syrians start training; and more

    By Paul McLeary with Ariel Robinson Two takeaways from Thursday’s Pentagon press conference with Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Martin Dempsey: Paranoid? Carter stated emphatically that the U.S. military is not, repeat not, planning an armed takeover of the State of Texas. Some people in the southwest and...

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war
    May08

    Ukraine president says almost 7,000 civilians killed in war

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Nearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists, the nation’s president said Friday. …read more Source: U.S....