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    Pentagon Chief Nominee Faces Senate Confirmation Hearing
    Feb04

    Pentagon Chief Nominee Faces Senate Confirmation Hearing

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s pick to run the Pentagon faces a Senate confirmation hearing on February 4. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian president has no doubt U.S. will send in weapons to fight rebels
    Feb04

    Ukrainian president has no doubt U.S. will send in weapons to fight rebels

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he “doesn’t have a slightest doubt” that the United States will send weapons to his country to help it fight pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine’s president: I have no doubt US will send weapons to Ukraine
    Feb04

    Ukraine’s president: I have no doubt US will send weapons to Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he “doesn’t have a slightest doubt” that the United States will send weapons to his country to help it fight pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine president confident of getting US weapons
    Feb04

    Ukraine president confident of getting US weapons

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he “doesn’t have a slightest doubt” that the United States will send weapons to his country to help it fight pro-Russian rebels. Government forces have been fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine for 10 months in a conflict that has left 5,300 people dead. U.S....

    America In Retreat
    Feb04

    America In Retreat

    President Obama laid out a defense of his reactionary, retreating foreign policy during his State of the Union address Jan. 20. “My first duty as Commander-in-Chief is to defend the United States of America,” he said. “In doing so–in doing so, the question is not whether America leads in the world, but how. When we make rash decisions, reacting...

    Fighting For Debaltseve Persists Despite Ukraine Truce Call
    Feb04

    Fighting For Debaltseve Persists Despite Ukraine Truce Call

    ​Fighting for control of the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve continued despite a call by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) for a cease-fire to allow for the evacuation of civilians facing a “catastrophic” situation in the besieged transport hub. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Feb04

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday. 1. At least 12 people were killed after a Taiwanese plane crashed through a freeway barrier and into a river shortly after take-off. 2. Jordan executed two Iraqi militants in retribution for the killing of a Jordanian pilot by Islamic State militants. 3. Greece will meet with...

    US, Russia at odds over energy in Cold War-style conflict
    Feb04

    US, Russia at odds over energy in Cold War-style conflict

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Obama administration escalates economic sanctions on Russia and weighs military support to Ukraine, it has revved up a less noticed but far broader campaign to wean Central and Eastern Europe off a deep reliance on Russian energy. …read more Source: U.S....

    11 killed in car crash in southern Russia
    Feb04

    11 killed in car crash in southern Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Interior Ministry says 11 people were killed and five others injured in southern Russia when a passenger van crashed into a truck. The Interior Ministry said on its website on Wednesday that the van was driving about 50 kilometers from the Ukrainian border to the east early in the morning when it jumped into the incoming...

    Fighting For Ukrainian Town Of Debaltseve Persists Despite OSCE Truce Call
    Feb04

    Fighting For Ukrainian Town Of Debaltseve Persists Despite OSCE Truce Call

    Fighting between government forces and Russian-backed rebels for control of the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve continued despite the OSCE’s call for a cease-fire to allow for the evacuation of civilians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...