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    Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP
    Apr18

    Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP

    By JIM KUHNHENN read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Lenin Statue Toppled In Kramatorsk
    Apr18

    Lenin Statue Toppled In Kramatorsk

    (NATURAL SOUND) A huge tribute to Russian communist revolutionary V.I. Lenin was toppled on April 17 in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, which has served as a provisional capital of the region since pro-Russian rebels overtook the city of Donetsk. (Video by RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    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...