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    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...

    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...

    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...

    U.S. military trainers in Ukraine may destabilize situation: Kremlin
    Apr17

    U.S. military trainers in Ukraine may destabilize situation: Kremlin

    MOSCOW/KIEV – The Kremlin said on Friday the arrival of about 300 U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train Kiev’s National Guard could destabilize the situation in the east of the country, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    UN Concern Rises as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine
    Apr17

    UN Concern Rises as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine

    Alarmed at the prospect of the second cease-fire agreement between the government of Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels falling apart, the UN Human Rights Office urged both parties to pull back their troops and abide by the terms of the so-called Minsk cease-fire accord that came into force in February. The UN Human Rights Office said it is...

    Peevish or loaded for bear _ Obama getting tough on critics
    Apr17

    Peevish or loaded for bear _ Obama getting tough on critics

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