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    Russian Woman Accused Of Treason Over Troop Report
    Jan29

    Russian Woman Accused Of Treason Over Troop Report

    A Russian woman has been jailed on suspicion of treason after she called the Ukrainian Embassy with information about possible Russian troop movements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, MCD, FB)
    Jan29

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, MCD, FB)

    Here are 10 things you need to know in markets today as earnings season heats up around the world. McDonalds’ CEO Is Out. McDonald’s announced that CEO Don Thompson is leaving the company. Thompson will retire on March 1 after 25 years with the fast-food chain, McDonald’s said in a statement. Steve Easterbrook, the senior...

    Malaysia Declares MH370 An ‘Accident’, Airline to Proceed With Compensation
    Jan29

    Malaysia Declares MH370 An ‘Accident’, Airline to Proceed With Compensation

    Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an “accident”, its Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) said on Thursday. The Boeing 777 aircraft disappeared on March 8 last year, carrying 239 passengers and crew shortly after taking off from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, bound for Beijing. Months of...

    FP’s Situation Report: Jordan calls the Islamic State’s bluff; Hezbollah retaliates against Israel; Democrats jump ship on Iran sanctions; and much more from around the world.
    Jan29

    FP’s Situation Report: Jordan calls the Islamic State’s bluff; Hezbollah retaliates against Israel; Democrats jump ship on Iran sanctions; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Jordan knows when to hold ‘em. Jordanian officials agreed to the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, imprisoned for plotting attacks in 2005, in exchange for the release of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh and Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. Early Thursday, their fates are still unknown. FP’s Elias Groll...

    UN seeks record $3.1B to help 62 million children at risk
    Jan29

    UN seeks record $3.1B to help 62 million children at risk

    The United Nations is appealing for $3.1 billion to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide, including those living in Ukraine, Syria and other conflict zones and in areas affected by the Ebola epidemic. …read more Source: CTV...

    Why UNICEF Needs $3 Billion
    Jan29

    Why UNICEF Needs $3 Billion

    Humanitarian crises stemming from violent conflict, climate change and health epidemics will affect 62 million children this year according to UNICEF, which launched its largest appeal for funds ever on Thursday. The agency is seeking $3.1 billion in funding for its Humanitarian Action for Children 2015 appeal, $1 billion more than last year, to...

    Mikhail Gorbachev warns Russia, West tensions headed to ‘hot war’
    Jan29

    Mikhail Gorbachev warns Russia, West tensions headed to ‘hot war’

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says tensions between Russia and the West have hit such high levels that outright war is right around the corner. He was speaking in context of the 5,100-plus people who have been killed in conflicts in Ukraine, The Associated Press reported. Ukraine says … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Violence spirals in east Ukraine
    Jan29

    Violence spirals in east Ukraine

    There’s been a new round of fighting in Eastern Ukraine as pro-Russian rebels face off with Ukrainian soldiers. As Elizabeth Palmer reports, the war of words is back on as well. …read more Source:...

    German jobless rate drops to lowest since fall of Berlin Wall
    Jan29

    German jobless rate drops to lowest since fall of Berlin Wall

    Berlin (AFP) – German unemployment fell in January to the lowest level since the country was reunited in 1990, official data showed Thursday.The number of people registered as unemployed in Germany fell by a seasonally-adjusted 9,000 to 2.8 million in January, the Federal Labour Office said, the fewest since the fall of the Berlin Wall....

    Disappearance Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Declared An ‘Accident’
    Jan29

    Disappearance Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Declared An ‘Accident’

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an “accident,” its Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) said on Thursday. The Boeing 777 aircraft disappeared on March 8 last year, carrying 239 passengers and crew shortly after taking off from the Malaysian capital of Kuala...