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    Grenade explodes outside Ukraine’s parliament during nationalist protest; 1 officer killed
    Sep01

    Grenade explodes outside Ukraine’s parliament during nationalist protest; 1 officer killed

    KIEV, Ukraine — As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police outside parliament Monday, and the Interior Ministry said one officer was killed in a grenade blast and more than 100 were wounded. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Cop killed, 100 wounded in Ukraine parliament grenade blast
    Sep01

    Cop killed, 100 wounded in Ukraine parliament grenade blast

    One policeman was killed and 100 wounded in a grenade blast as protesters clashed with police outside Ukrainian parliament on Monday. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Grenade blast in Ukraine protest violence kills 1
    Sep01

    Grenade blast in Ukraine protest violence kills 1

    At least 100 others were wounded during demonstrations over separatist powers in the eastern area of the country …read more Source:...

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday
    Sep01

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:1. IN ALASKA, OBAMA AIMS TO SPOTLIGHT CLIMATE CHANGEDuring his three-day tour of the far north, Obama plans to hike a glacier, talk with fishermen and tape a reality TV show to illustrate how warming temperatures are damaging the state’s...

    World Powers Condemn Violence, Urge Ukraine To Affirm Reforms
    Sep01

    World Powers Condemn Violence, Urge Ukraine To Affirm Reforms

    World powers condemned the violence outside Ukraine’s parliament August 31 and urged legislators to keep up their work decentralizing the government through measures that carry out the Minsk peace accord. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians are fighting in the streets over a new constitution
    Sep01

    Ukrainians are fighting in the streets over a new constitution

    Clashes between protesters and police in the Ukrainian capital on Monday were the worst since President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February 2014 and a new government was installed. One National Guard officer was killed when a grenade exploded near parliament. The protest was organized by nationalists opposed to planned constitutional changes...

    Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed
    Sep01

    Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police outside parliament on Monday, and the Interior Ministry said one officer was killed in a grenade blast and more than 100 were wounded. The decentralization of power was a condition demanded by...

    US Military Deploys Drones to Latvia on Training Mission
    Sep01

    US Military Deploys Drones to Latvia on Training Mission

    The U.S. military has deployed two MQ-1 Predator reconnaissance drones and 70 airmen to Latvia on a training mission as part of U.S. efforts to reassure European allies the United States is committed to their security, the Pentagon said on Monday. The deployment of the MQ-1 Predators to Lielvarde Air Base in Latvia over the weekend was the first...

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Sept. 1
    Sep01

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Sept. 1

    The so-called rumors were related to China’s continuing stock market uncertainty, the recent industrial explosions in Tianjin and the military parade scheduled for Thursday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the ministry said. Xinhua, the state-run news agency, said Monday that the ministry’s actions were...

    Grenade Explodes During Ukraine Clashes; 1 Officer Killed
    Sep01

    Grenade Explodes During Ukraine Clashes; 1 Officer Killed

    KIEV, Ukraine— As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police outside parliament on Monday and the Interior Ministry said one officer was killed in a grenade blast and more than 100 wounded. It was the worst violence in the capital since the government took power...