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    Report Shows HSBC Helped Rich Clients Dodge Taxes
    Feb09

    Report Shows HSBC Helped Rich Clients Dodge Taxes

    LONDON—HSBC’s Swiss private bank hid millions of dollars for drug traffickers, arms dealers and celebrities around the world as it colluded to help them dodge taxes, according to a report based on leaked documents that lifts the veil on the country’s banking secrecy. The report, published Monday, suggests the bank, which is based in...

    Obama and Merkel announce unity and not much else about Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama and Merkel announce unity and not much else about Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared Monday that Russian aggression in Ukraine has only reinforced the unity of the U.S. and Europe, as they weighed the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict. Still, Obama held open the prospect that if a new round of diplomacy this week...

    Here are 8 school lunches from around the world that are way healthier than those served in the US
    Feb09

    Here are 8 school lunches from around the world that are way healthier than those served in the US

    It’s estimated that 30.6 million students in the US get their lunches in the school cafeteria versus bringing it from home. And that’s a problem: It’s been found that students who eat school lunches are at a higher risk for being an unhealthy weight. While new standards are in place, schools have had a difficult time putting the...

    Merkel says ‘peaceful order of Europe’ at stake in Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel says ‘peaceful order of Europe’ at stake in Ukraine

    Washington (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Monday that abandoning the principle of territorial integrity at the heart of the Ukraine crisis would jeopardize “the peaceful order of Europe.”"For somebody who comes from Europe, I can only say, if we give up this principle of territorial integrity, we will not be able...

    Watch:  Obama Says He Might Send Weapons to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Watch: Obama Says He Might Send Weapons to Ukraine

    In a joint news conference with visiting German Chancellor Merkel, who opposes the move, Obama said sending weapons is an option. …read more Source: ABC...

    Demands To Censor Twitter Soar
    Feb09

    Demands To Censor Twitter Soar

    If loose lips sink ships, what can tweets do? Enough to worry governments, apparently. Governments around the world made 796 demands to take down content on Twitter in the last six months of 2014, up 84 percent from the first half of the year, the social network said on Monday in its latest transparency report. Governments have also ramped up...

    Merkel, Obama Try to Bridge Differences on Arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama Try to Bridge Differences on Arms to Ukraine

    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are trying for a public display of unity despite a potential split over arming Ukrainian fighters to wage a more effective battle against Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity
    Feb09

    Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity

    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared Monday that Russian aggression in Ukraine has only reinforced the unity of the U.S. and Europe, as they weighed the prospects of reviving an elusive peace… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Obama: Russia’s aggression only reinforces Western unity
    Feb09

    Obama: Russia’s aggression only reinforces Western unity

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared today that Russian aggression in Ukraine has only reinforced the unity of the U.S. and Europe, as they weighed the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Obama, Merkel hint at disagreements on Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama, Merkel hint at disagreements on Ukraine

    German chancellor at White House today for meetings with President Obama …read more Source: USA...