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    U.S. Ambassador: Diplomats, not the Military, Will Solve Ukraine Crisis
    Dec08

    U.S. Ambassador: Diplomats, not the Military, Will Solve Ukraine Crisis

    The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Monday refused to rule out sending weapons to the Ukrainian army, but insisted that the crisis in Ukraine would be solved with diplomacy, not armies. Speaking at an Atlantic Council event in Washington, Ambassador Geoff Pyatt echoed recent comment made by Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken, who told...

    Here Are The FBI’s Most Wanted Cyber Criminals
    Dec08

    Here Are The FBI’s Most Wanted Cyber Criminals

    As cybercrime becomes increasingly damaging, the FBI has kept a list of “Cyber’s Most Wanted.” Comprised of the most damaging cyber criminals in the world, the wanted list includes five officers from China’s People’s Liberation Army and ten individuals for whom the FBI is offering cash rewards. The individuals are...

    Human Rights Day Used to Highlight ‘Horrific 2014’
    Dec08

    Human Rights Day Used to Highlight ‘Horrific 2014’

    Wednesday is United Nations’ Human Rights Day. Many observers describe 2014 as a horrific year for human rights violations. War is the major source of abuses around the world – and in the past twelve months, major conflicts have intensified. The Syrian civil war is approaching its 4th year. Hundreds of thousands have been killed and...

    Ukraine to file claims against Russia with International Court of Justice
    Dec08

    Ukraine to file claims against Russia with International Court of Justice

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 8 (UPI) — The Ukrainian government is preparing to file new claims against Russia with the International Court of Justice. …read more Source: United Press...

    UNICEF Declares 2014 a ‘Devastating’ Year for Children
    Dec08

    UNICEF Declares 2014 a ‘Devastating’ Year for Children

    A new report by the United Nations grimly labels 2014 one of the worst years for children on record. The United Nation’s Children’s Fund, or UNICEF, reports that up to 15 million children have been exposed to violence in Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, the Palestinian territories, Syria and Ukraine. Across the world, the...

    Russia must face ‘consequences’ for violating Ukraine’s sovereignty, says Merkel
    Dec08

    Russia must face ‘consequences’ for violating Ukraine’s sovereignty, says Merkel

    JC FinleyBERLIN, Dec. 8 (UPI) — Russia’s actions toward Ukraine cannot go unpunished, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview published Sunday by the Welt am Sonntag weekly. …read more Source: United Press...

    Here’s The Short List For TIME Person Of The Year
    Dec08

    Here’s The Short List For TIME Person Of The Year

    TIME has revealed the eight people who are still in the running for the magazine’s Person of The Year issue. Here they are: The Ferguson protesters, who demonstrated against the killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. The caregivers who are fighting the biggest Ebola outbreak in history. Russian President...

    TIME Unveils Finalists for 2014 Person of the Year
    Dec08

    TIME Unveils Finalists for 2014 Person of the Year

    TIME’s editors named eight final candidates for the 2014 Person of the Year on Monday. TIME managing editor Nancy Gibbs revealed the shortlist on NBC’s Today show. Here are the eight still in the final running, in no particular order: The Ferguson protesters, who took to the streets in August following the fatal shooting of an unarmed...

    Ukraine Peace Talks May Take Place This Week
    Dec08

    Ukraine Peace Talks May Take Place This Week

    Russia says it is committed to holding talks this week on ending the violence in eastern Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy adviser, Yuri Ushakov, said Russia is ready for another meeting of the so-called “contact group” on eastern Ukraine this week. “Contact group” members Russia, Ukraine,...

    The Year in Drone Videos
    Dec08

    The Year in Drone Videos

    Drone photography came into its own this year. Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes, nature walks, concerts, real-estate listings, disaster surveys, Olympic sports—even self-portraiture, as selfies taken from the air became...