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    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday
    Feb12

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

    By YURAS KARMANAU read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece
    Feb12

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece

    By KEN SWEET read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece
    Feb12

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly lower in early trading Wednesday. Investors have their focus turned to Europe, where an emergency meeting of European finance ministers will address Greece’s appeal for more generous bailout conditions. Energy stocks were among the biggest decliners as the price of oil, once again, fell. …read...

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday
    Feb12

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

    Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border by the end of this year under a peace deal hammered out… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    10 things you need to know in markets today (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Feb12

    10 things you need to know in markets today (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Here’s what you need to know. We have an agreement on Ukraine. “The leaders of Germany, France, Russia, and Ukraine have agreed on a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said Thursday,” Reuters reported. “The deal reached after all-night negotiations in the Belarussian capital Minsk...

    How This Image Became the Best News Photo of the Year
    Feb12

    How This Image Became the Best News Photo of the Year

    This year’s World Press Photo jury surprised many people when it selected Mads Nissen’s portrait of Jon and Alex, a gay couple, during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia, as the Photo of the Year. But, the jurors tell TIME, its resonance is universal, making it the perfect candidate for the top prize. “We thought it was a...

    Greek PM Tsipras in Brussels as Clock Ticks on EU Bailout
    Feb12

    Greek PM Tsipras in Brussels as Clock Ticks on EU Bailout

    Greece’s radical new prime minister Alexis Tsipras was in Brussels on Thursday to lay out his case for more financial help to fellow EU leaders following finance ministers’ failure to narrow differences overnight. The summit chairman, conservative former Polish premier Donald Tusk, confessed to anxiety about Greece after the newly...

    Russia, Ukraine agree to cease-fire deal after truce talks
    Feb12

    Russia, Ukraine agree to cease-fire deal after truce talks

    The cease-fire is set to start this weekend in eastern Ukraine. All-night talks in Belarus led to an agreement, as Russian President Vladimir Putin says negotiations with the leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany were difficult. Charlie Rose reports. …read more Source:...

    Gazprom seeks Ukrainian gas payments
    Feb12

    Gazprom seeks Ukrainian gas payments

    Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Feb. 12 (UPI) — With a $17.5 billion agreement from the International Monetary Fund in hand, Russian gas company Gazprom said Thursday it was time Ukraine settled its debt. …read more Source: United Press...

    Leaders reach cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Leaders reach cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    MOSCOW —European leaders announced a cease-fire deal for eastern Ukraine on Thursday that includes the front-line withdrawal of heavy weapons, but powerful disagreements remain over the grinding conflict. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...