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    UN Urges Moscow to Press for End to Separatist Violence in Ukraine
    Jan27

    UN Urges Moscow to Press for End to Separatist Violence in Ukraine

    The U.N.’s political chief urged Russia on Monday to use its influence among separatist rebels in Ukraine to stop hostilities. The appeal comes as the situation has escalated over the past three days, following separate deadly rocket attacks on a bus carrying civilians in Donetsk and shelling in the port city of Mariupol. Jeffrey Feltman...

    Colombians celebrate Miss Universe title
    Jan27

    Colombians celebrate Miss Universe title

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Carnival has come a few weeks early to the Caribbean city of Barranquilla where residents took to the streets on Monday to show their hometown pride after local beauty queen Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe. Even President Juan Manuel Santos took time out during an official visit to France to congratulate Vega for...

    deadly attack on Ukraine city of Mariupol violated international law, could be war crime
    Jan27

    deadly attack on Ukraine city of Mariupol violated international law, could be war crime

    The U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    FBI Breaks Up Russian Spy Ring in New York City
    Jan27

    FBI Breaks Up Russian Spy Ring in New York City

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says federal agents have broken up an alleged Russian spy ring in New York City where three suspects tried to recruit U.S. residents. The FBI arrested Evgeny Buryakov in the Bronx section of New York Monday. Two other suspects — Victor Podobnyy and Igor Sporyshev — are no longer in the United States and have...

    FBI arrests alleged Russian spy in New York
    Jan26

    FBI arrests alleged Russian spy in New York

    New York (AFP) – Federal agents on Monday arrested an alleged Russian spy in New York accused of trying to collect economic intelligence and recruit US sources while working for a Russian bank, officials said.US prosecutors named the alleged covert intelligence agent as Evgeny Buryakov, 39. He was to appear before US Judge Sarah Netburn in...

    FINANCIAL ADVISOR INSIGHTS: On Wall Street, Cost Cuts Aren’t Preventing Bigger Broker Bonuses
    Jan26

    FINANCIAL ADVISOR INSIGHTS: On Wall Street, Cost Cuts Aren’t Preventing Bigger Broker Bonuses

    FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Big Brokerage Firms Are Starting To Spend More Money On Bonuses (The Wall Street Journal) Most major brokerage firms have been focusing on cutting overall costs. However, they spent more on bonuses in the fourth quarter,...

    U.S. charges 3 in New York Russian spy ring case
    Jan26

    U.S. charges 3 in New York Russian spy ring case

    Three people were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that tried to recruit New York City residents as intelligence sources, authorities said. The defendants were directed by Russian authorities “to gather intelligence on, among other subjects, potential United States sanctions against Russian banks and the...

    Russia rejects charges that it’s responsible for renewed Ukraine violence
    Jan26

    Russia rejects charges that it’s responsible for renewed Ukraine violence

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian leaders are responding defiantly to threats from Western leaders that Russia will face further punishment for the stepped-up fighting in eastern Ukraine over the weekend. In televised comments, President Vladimir Putin said it’s the Ukrainian leadership that should be held responsible for the violence. He accuses...

    NATO chief: Russia is behind Ukraine rocket attack
    Jan26

    NATO chief: Russia is behind Ukraine rocket attack

    Rockets that killed 30 civilians were launched from area controlled by Russia-backed rebels. …read more Source: USA...

    Guns, Lies, and Videotape: The War In Eastern Ukraine Is Back On in Full
    Jan26

    Guns, Lies, and Videotape: The War In Eastern Ukraine Is Back On in Full

    After a bloody weekend in eastern Ukraine that left 30 civilians dead and more than 100 wounded, ambassadors from Ukraine and NATO announced that they would hold a special meeting Monday to discuss the recent upswing in fighting near the strategic cities of Mariupol and Debaltseve. The last such meeting of ambassadors from NATO and Ukraine...