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    Pope decries ‘scandal’ of Ukraine Christians at war
    Feb04

    Pope decries ‘scandal’ of Ukraine Christians at war

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has denounced the surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, saying it was a “scandal” that Christians were fighting among themselves. During his weekly general audience Wednesday, Francis called for greater international efforts to bring Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian troops back to negotiations. The U.N....

    Taiwan Plane Cartwheels into River After Take-Off, Killing At Least 16
    Feb04

    Taiwan Plane Cartwheels into River After Take-Off, Killing At Least 16

    A TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board cartwheeled into a river shortly after taking off from a downtown Taipei airport on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and leaving about a dozen missing, officials said. As many as 28 people appeared to have survived the crash after the plane lurched between buildings, clipped an...

    Russian Intransigence on Ukraine Prompts U.S. to Reconsider Policy
    Feb04

    Russian Intransigence on Ukraine Prompts U.S. to Reconsider Policy

    Analysis: As Secretary of State Kerry travels to Kiev this week, policy makers in Washington are re-examining their decision not to supply weapons to Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    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...

    Ukraine president confident of getting US weapons
    Feb04

    Ukraine president confident of getting US weapons

    U.S. President Barack Obama has opposed sending lethal assistance to Ukraine’s government, but a senior administration official told The Associated Press earlier this week the surge in fighting has spurred the White House to review the policy. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    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. …read more Source: U.S....

    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....

    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...