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    Poland Presidential Run-Off Too Close to Call
    May24

    Poland Presidential Run-Off Too Close to Call

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poles voted for a president on Sunday in a run-off that is too close to call but has already sounded a warning for the ruling Civic Platform as it looks to re-election later in the year. Originally seen as a shoo-in for a second five-year term, incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski finds himself neck and neck with his...

    Putin Signs Law To Shut Down ‘Undesirable’ Foreign Organizations In Russia
    May24

    Putin Signs Law To Shut Down ‘Undesirable’ Foreign Organizations In Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law Saturday giving prosecutors the power to declare foreign and international organizations “undesirable” in Russia and shut them down. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have condemned the measure as part of an “ongoing draconian crackdown which is squeezing...

    What it’s like to be a Google intern, and how to get a job there when you graduate
    May24

    What it’s like to be a Google intern, and how to get a job there when you graduate

    Rohan Shah is 22, and he’s a software engineer at Google. He was offered the job just before his senior year of college at the University of Illinois, but his career with Google started six months prior, in January 2013, when he was 20. Then, Shah remembers receiving an email from his dream employer. The search giant – the best company to...

    Eurovision: Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow wins final
    May24

    Eurovision: Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow wins final

    Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin’s anti-gay policies. Italy took third in Europe’s iconic songfest, which this year carried the extra...

    Shelling Halts Production At Avdiyivka Coke Plant In East Ukraine: Metinvest
    May24

    Shelling Halts Production At Avdiyivka Coke Plant In East Ukraine: Metinvest

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine steelmaker Metinvest said on Sunday it has halted production at its Avdiyivka facility in eastern Ukraine, one of Europe’s biggest coke plants, after heavy shelling caused major damage. Avdiyivka produces 40 percent of Ukraine’s coke and any production outages will threaten output at the country’s...

    Shelling Forces Production Halt At Eastern Ukrainian Coke Plant
    May24

    Shelling Forces Production Halt At Eastern Ukrainian Coke Plant

    Heavy shelling in eastern Ukraine has halted production at a coke plant operated by Ukraine’s largest steel company. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Top Separatist Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    May24

    Top Separatist Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    Reports say Aleksei Mozgovoi, a leading pro-Russian separatist commander in eastern Ukraine, has been killed along with at least six other rebels in an attack by an unknown group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booed
    May24

    Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booed

    VIENNA (AP) — Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin’s anti-gay policies. …read more Source: CNS...

    Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booed
    May24

    Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booed

    VIENNA — Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin’s anti-gay policies. …read more Source: Boston...

    Ukraine Separatists: Car Bomb Kills Rebel Commander, 6 Others
    May24

    Ukraine Separatists: Car Bomb Kills Rebel Commander, 6 Others

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine say a top rebel commander and at least six colleagues have been killed in a car bombing in a self-proclaimed rebel republic near the Russian border. A press service for the separatist Luhansk territory said Oleksiy Mozgovoy, the commander of a key rebel defense battalion and others died Saturday in the...