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    News of the day from across the globe, July 20
    Jul20

    News of the day from across the globe, July 20

    In remarks made to NBC’s “Meet the Press,” British Prime Minister David Cameron said his country needs to take a greater role in destroying the Islamic State group in Syria — his most direct signal to date that he will seek to expand Britain’s role in supporting the United States and its allies. The Friday assault blamed on Islamic...

    Canadian navy’s East Coast flagship sidelined by engine problems
    Jul20

    Canadian navy’s East Coast flagship sidelined by engine problems

    Canada’s last destroyer is temporarily sidelined after a series of engine problems and other technical issues on the 43-year-old vessel caused senior navy leaders to worry the ship might not be able to continue operating. HMCS Athabaskan, the flagship of the country’s Atlantic fleet, is undergoing a series of repairs in Halifax,...

    These artists are making thousands of dollars — and their livings — off of Tumblr
    Jul20

    These artists are making thousands of dollars — and their livings — off of Tumblr

    Brooklyn-based photographer Sam Cannon makes her living creating shockingly gorgeous GIFs. Her work has been featured in campaigns by TRESemme, Universal Studios, Lipton, Converse, Mastercard, Free People, and more. Cannon’s career revolves around Tumblr, the blogging site Yahoo bought for $1.1 billion in 2013. “She’s easily one...

    Ukrainian military and separatists accuse each other of shelling Donetsk
    Jul19

    Ukrainian military and separatists accuse each other of shelling Donetsk

    Fred LambertDONETSK, Ukraine, July 19 (UPI) — Pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian military blamed each other for shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, Ukraine, while observers blame both sides. …read more Source: United Press...

    Canadian train Ukrainians to dismantle IEDs
    Jul19

    Canadian train Ukrainians to dismantle IEDs

    YAVORIV, Ukraine – Canadian bomb disposal troops are instructing Ukrainian troops over the next couple of weeks on how to better deal with the growing menace of improvised explosives in the eastern part of the war-torn country. The soldiers, from the 4th Engineering Support Regiment, based in Gagetown, N.B., are in Yavoriv, Ukraine to impart...

    Canadian techs train Ukrainian soldiers in the art of bomb disposal
    Jul19

    Canadian techs train Ukrainian soldiers in the art of bomb disposal

    Canadian bomb disposal troops are instructing Ukrainian troops over the next couple of weeks on how to better deal with the growing menace of improvised explosives in the eastern part of the war-torn country. The soldiers, from the 4th Engineering Support Regiment, based in Gagetown, N.B., are in Yavoriv, Ukraine to impart skills hard-won in the...

    Ukraine, Rebels Trade Blame for Deadly Shelling in Donetsk
    Jul19

    Ukraine, Rebels Trade Blame for Deadly Shelling in Donetsk

    Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian rebels are accusing each other of shelling residential districts in and near the war-shattered rebel-held city of Donetsk, after police on Sunday reported at least four civilians killed in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian military officials say they observed rebels firing missiles toward the city center and...

    Scott Walker Steers Clear Of Nuance On Foreign Policy
    Jul19

    Scott Walker Steers Clear Of Nuance On Foreign Policy

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 19 (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker had a steep learning curve on foreign policy after some early off-key statements. Now an eager student of global affairs, is staking out positions that play well to conservatives but lack a lot of nuance.This was clear from a weekend bus tour the...

    Ukraine Rebels Say Their Small Weapons Pullback Is Beginning
    Jul19

    Ukraine Rebels Say Their Small Weapons Pullback Is Beginning

    SCOW (AP) – Ukraine’s separatist rebels say they have begun pulling back military vehicles with small-caliber weapons from most of the front line in their war with Ukrainian forces.The claims Sunday by the Russia-backed rebels in the eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions… …read more Source:...

    800 troops from US, Europe take part in Moldova exercises
    Jul19

    800 troops from US, Europe take part in Moldova exercises

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Some 800 troops from Moldova, the U.S., Romania, Poland and Georgia are taking part in joint military exercises in Moldova, a former Soviet republic that borders Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...