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    Fans have a compelling theory about the helmet of the new ‘Star Wars’ villain
    Sep11

    Fans have a compelling theory about the helmet of the new ‘Star Wars’ villain

    The new line of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” toys debuted Friday, September 4, and with it came a few hints at the next villain of the new trilogy. A few toys debuted the voice of Kylo Ren, the dark, Darth Vader-obsessed warrior, which gave us a chance to hear a few of the character’s spoken lines in the new film. But many of...

    The campaign trial: What happened on Thursday
    Sep11

    The campaign trial: What happened on Thursday

    The Liberals VANCOUVER – A Liberal candidate in Alberta has apologized for comments he made on social media six years ago, saying he was under the influence of alcohol at the time after losing his partner in a car crash. Christopher Brown made the apology Thursday after screen grabs of tweets showed messages using profane language, including...

    Georgia ex-President Saakashvili makes play to be prime minister – in Ukraine
    Sep10

    Georgia ex-President Saakashvili makes play to be prime minister – in Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili came to Ukraine to be Odessa’s governor at President Poroshenko’s request. But now he’s picking a very public fight with PM Yatsenyuk. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    We’re reportedly about to see some familiar Russian faces in Syria — and that’s trouble
    Sep10

    We’re reportedly about to see some familiar Russian faces in Syria — and that’s trouble

    Some of the Russian troops reportedly being sent to Syria are from the same brigade that helped annex Crimea, according to a lengthy investigation conducted by Ruslan Leviev, a specialist in social-media intelligence. The Kremlin has declined to comment, but, if true, “the deployment of an elite unit from Crimea, which inaugurated...

    Kiev Right Wing Violence: Time for Poroshenko to Look in the Mirror?
    Sep10

    Kiev Right Wing Violence: Time for Poroshenko to Look in the Mirror?

    Amidst the emergence of politically right wing forces in Kiev, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko claims to be shocked and outraged by recent violence. Speaking in reference to an explosion which killed three members of the national guard outside parliament and left another officer in coma, Poroshenko called the attack “an anti-Ukrainian...

    Kadyrov: Ukrainian PM A ‘Coward,’ ‘Nerd’ Who Couldn’t Fight
    Sep10

    Kadyrov: Ukrainian PM A ‘Coward,’ ‘Nerd’ Who Couldn’t Fight

    Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov says he had not heard of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk having fought in Chechnya in the mid-1990s but says he is a “coward and traitor” who is “incapable of fighting.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia offers more aid for Syria’s Assad, could worsen Europe’s migrant crisis
    Sep10

    Russia offers more aid for Syria’s Assad, could worsen Europe’s migrant crisis

    Russia’s move comes after Bulgaria, Ukraine and Greece blocked their airspace to Russian flights. …read more Source: USA...

    Mulcair says NDP would immediately order military out of Iraq, but not Ukraine
    Sep10

    Mulcair says NDP would immediately order military out of Iraq, but not Ukraine

    OTTAWA — In promising an immediate end to combat operations in Iraq, an NDP government is swimming against an international tide — even French socialists in recent days have called for greater military action in the Middle East. The New Democrats would immediately halt Canada’s bombing campaign against Islamic State militants and withdraw...

    Ukraine joins Western blockade of Russian military flights to Syria
    Sep10

    Ukraine joins Western blockade of Russian military flights to Syria

    Ukraine on Thursday announced that it was closing its airspace to Russian military flights bound for Syria, joining the NATO blockade of arms and military personnel that Western intelligence officials say signals a significant Kremlin buildup in the war-torn Middle East country. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russian Gets Prison for Painting Star in Ukraine’s Colors
    Sep10

    Russian Gets Prison for Painting Star in Ukraine’s Colors

    A Russian court has sentenced a man to more than two years in prison for painting a star on the spire of a Moscow skyscraper in the colors of the Ukrainian flag. Four co-defendants were acquitted.The case reflects Russian objections to public displays of support for… …read more Source:...