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Section: US & Canada

    Poland Finds a Friend in US Shale
    Apr28

    Poland Finds a Friend in US Shale

    American shale gas is, at long last, penetrating into Eastern Europe. Poland just purchased its first cargoes of U.S. liquified natural gas (LNG), an important milestone in Europe’s quest to reduce its dependence on Russian energy imports. Bloomberg reports: Poland’s state-owned PGNiG SA bought a spot liquefied natural gas cargo from...

    3 winners and 4 losers from Trump’s first 100 days
    Apr28

    3 winners and 4 losers from Trump’s first 100 days

    Trump’s first 100 days have seen him achieve a relatively small number of his stated goals. Sure, there have been some regulatory rollbacks, an immigration crackdown, and a Supreme Court confirmation. But otherwise Trump has endured court rulings frustrating his efforts to crack down on “sanctuary cities” and travel from Muslim countries,...

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister
    Apr28

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. The former head of Russia’s Investigative Committee claimed in 2015 that Yatsenyuk had fought alongside...

    Ro Khanna Wants to Give Working-Class Households $1 Trillion
    Apr28

    Ro Khanna Wants to Give Working-Class Households $1 Trillion

    Ro Khanna has a $1 trillion plan to fatten Americans’ wallets.The newly elected member of Congress, who represents Silicon Valley, has become a loud progressive voice on the Hill during his brief tenure there. The way he sees it, Democrats have failed by not offering families a radical plan to end wage stagnation and bring prosperity to the...

    Will Political Normality Return in 2017?
    Apr28

    Will Political Normality Return in 2017?

    If 2016 was the year that populist protest triumphed in Britain (Brexit) and the United States (Trump), 2017 is shaping up as the year that political normality reasserts itself. Three events in three different Western democracies confirm that some of the familiar laws of political gravity do still operate.The most spectacular of the events is...

    Germany Says Reviving G-8 with Russia ‘not up for Debate’
    Apr28

    Germany Says Reviving G-8 with Russia ‘not up for Debate’

    The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations.Russia was kicked out of the G-8 after its 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region and assistance for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.A… …read more Source:...

    Netflix’s Casting JonBenét isn’t a true crime story. It’s something better.
    Apr28

    Netflix’s Casting JonBenét isn’t a true crime story. It’s something better.

    Director Kitty Green didn’t want to make just another docudrama about the sensational 1996 murder case. The thing to know going into Casting JonBenét is that you won’t get any answers. And according to director Kitty Green, that’s exactly the point. The sensational, decades-old case of the 6-year-old beauty queen found murdered...

    American paramedic killed in Donbas
    Apr28

    American paramedic killed in Donbas

    First OSCE observer killed in Russia’s war against Ukraine KYIV – It usually takes events of international significance for the world to once again notice that Russia is still waging war in Ukraine, which is already in its fourth year and has claimed more than 10,000 lives and uprooted 2 million people from their homes. […] …read more...

    Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago celebrates its 45th anniversary
    Apr28

    Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago celebrates its 45th anniversary

    CHICAGO – Guests gathered for a memorable event on March 25 in the galleries of the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago to celebrate its 45th anniversary. The UIMA was filled to capacity, as its supporters welcomed special guests, among them the Rev. Myron Panchuk, who has been a member of the institute for […] …read more Source:...

    Russian land-air-sea exercises in Crimea highlight vulnerabilities in Ukraine’s navy, coastal defense
    Apr28

    Russian land-air-sea exercises in Crimea highlight vulnerabilities in Ukraine’s navy, coastal defense

    As the month of March came to a close, Russia conducted a series of unprecedented land, air and sea drills at the “Opuk” combat training area, located near the city of Theodosia, in annexed Crimea. These coordinated exercises, involving thousands of troops, notably marked the first time that the Russian military “simultaneously alerted” its three...