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    Kremlin Criticizes Arrival Of U.S. Military Trainers In Ukraine
    Apr18

    Kremlin Criticizes Arrival Of U.S. Military Trainers In Ukraine

    Russia has criticized the arrival of 300 U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train troops from the National Guard, saying their presence could destabilize the situation in the conflict-torn country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ledecky keeps US flag flying with Phelps on sidelines
    Apr18

    Ledecky keeps US flag flying with Phelps on sidelines

    Phoenix (AFP) – With Michael Phelps taking the night off, Katie Ledecky flew the US flag at the Mesa Pro Series swimming meeting with a sizzling 400m freestyle victory.In his first meet since serving the six-month suspension that followed his drunk-driving arrest in September, Phelps on Friday had the night off after failing to qualify for...

    11 super successful tech leaders who overcame the handicap of being late arrivals to America
    Apr18

    11 super successful tech leaders who overcame the handicap of being late arrivals to America

    More than a third of the top tech companies in the US were founded by people born outside of the country. Their success stories drive many immigrants to come to the US in hopes of realizing the American Dream. But just looking at their success makes it easy to overlook the fact that a lot of the immigrant founders had to overcome other problems –...

    Weekend Roundup: Work With Nature, Not Against It
    Apr18

    Weekend Roundup: Work With Nature, Not Against It

    Since Earth Day, which will be marked on April 22, was first commemorated 45 years ago, we have learned a lot about the planet’s ecology. Above all, we have begun to understand the biological intelligence of nature itself that, for millennia, has managed to continually regenerate and stabilize that narrow band of a livable climate that has...

    Two Russian Opposition Parties Unite After Nemtsov Killing
    Apr18

    Two Russian Opposition Parties Unite After Nemtsov Killing

    Two Russian opposition parties agreed on Friday to run on a joint platform in 2016 parliamentary elections, aiming to make a first step in uniting fractious Kremlin adversaries after the killing of party leader Boris Nemtsov. Critics of President Vladimir Putin say he bears ultimate political responsibility for the gunning down of Nemtsov, a...

    Thieves Steal $5.4 Million In Jewels From Woman Stuck In Paris Traffic
    Apr18

    Thieves Steal $5.4 Million In Jewels From Woman Stuck In Paris Traffic

    You may not like traffic, but you probably don’t hate it as much as the Taiwanese art collector whose handbag containing $5.4 million worth of jewels was stolen Wednesday afternoon while she sat in a traffic jam in Paris. Robbers smashed the window of the woman’s taxi, snagged the bag, then disappeared. The smash-and-grab took place...

    Questions raised about whether Canadian troops will inadavertenly train Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine
    Apr18

    Questions raised about whether Canadian troops will inadavertenly train Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine

    The Canadian government is confident that troops from Petawawa won’t end up instructing Neo Nazis and far right extremists when they begin their training mission in Ukraine this summer, but a former diplomat is warning it will be difficult to weed out such extremists as their militia units are now being integrated into Ukraine’s...

    Questions raised about whether Canadian troops will inadavertenly train Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine
    Apr18

    Questions raised about whether Canadian troops will inadavertenly train Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine

    The Canadian government is confident that troops from Petawawa won’t end up instructing Neo Nazis and far right extremists when they begin their training mission in Ukraine this summer, but a former diplomat is warning it will be difficult to weed out such extremists as their militia units are now being integrated into Ukraine’s...

    Anna’s Army
    Apr17

    Anna’s Army

    At 4 a.m., two Ford Transit vans barrel down an otherwise empty road on their way to a military camp at an undisclosed location in the Donbass region of Ukraine. The temperature is a brutal negative 13 degrees and with no working heat, the vans’ passengers are bundled in sleeping bags, as they have been all through the night. Just 10 hours...

    Fallout from Libya dominates talks between Obama and Italian leader
    Apr17

    Fallout from Libya dominates talks between Obama and Italian leader

    WASHINGTON — President Obama pledged Friday to work more intensely with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on threats coming from instability in Libya that have led to an influx of immigrants across the Mediterranean. Obama and Renzi told journalists after an Oval Office meeting that they discussed economic and security concerns, including...