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    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?
    Aug29

    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?

    Does Vladimir Putin have a master plan in Ukraine? Or is he winging it? And is the elite behind him? Listen to the latest Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch prosecutor in Ukraine for crash inquiry
    Aug29

    Dutch prosecutor in Ukraine for crash inquiry

    The Netherlands has assigned a prosecutor to work in Kiev on the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source: Miami...

    S&P 500 MAKES A NEW ALL-TIME HIGH: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
    Aug29

    S&P 500 MAKES A NEW ALL-TIME HIGH: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

    Stocks went nowhere in a quiet trading session ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend. As Rich Barry of NYSE put it in his mid-afternoon update on Friday: “Felt like I was the only knucklehead commuting to work this morning.” Despite the quiet trading session, the S&P 500 did manage to make a new all-time closing high for the...

    12 McDonald’s Russian stores closed as hostilities Mount
    Aug29

    12 McDonald’s Russian stores closed as hostilities Mount

    McDonald’s has been caught in the crossfire of growing hostilities between Russia, Ukraine and the West. The world’s largest fast-food chain said Friday that as many as 12 restaurants in Russia are currently shut down. …read more Source: USA...

    Analysts: France, Germany at Forefront of EU Foreign Diplomacy
    Aug29

    Analysts: France, Germany at Forefront of EU Foreign Diplomacy

    As European leaders return from summer holiday to hold their first summit amid multiple international crises — in Africa, the Middle East and Ukraine — the bloc’s two economic heavyweights, France and Germany, are also emerging as the EU’s foreign policy leaders. Instead of competing for primacy, experts say Paris and Berlin are...

    Disappearing Eurozone Inflation Set to Heighten European Central Bank Concerns
    Aug29

    Disappearing Eurozone Inflation Set to Heighten European Central Bank Concerns

    Eurozone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed on Friday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy intervention. Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the euro rose by just 0.3 percent year-on-year in August, the smallest increase since October 2009,...

    Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port
    Aug29

    Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port

    In Ukraine, civilian volunteers are digging trenches outside the port city of Mariupol in an effort to defend their city from assault by separatist forces.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club
    Aug29

    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club

    Gender anxiety is enveloping the top levels of the European Union. By the end of this month, each of the bloc’s 28 countries is expected to put forward their candidate to sit on the European Commission, the powerful body that drives policy-making and enforces E.U. law. MoreThis 75-Year-Old Map Shows Europe ‘Ready for War’Civil War...

    Putin denies invading Ukraine, warns West ‘not to mess with us’
    Aug29

    Putin denies invading Ukraine, warns West ‘not to mess with us’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Friday that the Kremlin had sent troops and tanks into eastern Ukraine and countered threats of increased Western sanctions with the advice that it is “best not to mess with us.” …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

    MOSCOW (AP) — The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border…. …read more Source: Associated...