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    Ukraine approves EU deal, gives more autonomy to eastern regions
    Sep16

    Ukraine approves EU deal, gives more autonomy to eastern regions

    The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine’s crisis. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine Parliament Adopts Law on Self-Rule for Eastern Region
    Sep16

    Ukraine Parliament Adopts Law on Self-Rule for Eastern Region

    Ukraine’s parliament has adopted legislation giving greater autonomy to the separatist regions in the east of the country, as well as amnesty for most of those involved in recent fighting with government forces. The new laws, which were proposed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, are aimed at ending the five-month conflict that has...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Sep16

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know: Alibaba Is Hot. In a new SEC filing, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba raised its IPO pricing range to $66-$68 per share from $60-$66. At the midpoint of the new range, the company would raise about $21.4 billion, with the value of the company set at a bit more than $165 billion. Alibaba prices on...

    Ukraine ratifies agreement to deepen ties with EU
    Sep16

    Ukraine ratifies agreement to deepen ties with EU

    Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies pivotal EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies pivotal EU pact

    Agreement that sparked war last year deepens economic and political ties. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine ratifies E.U. pact but backs expanded autonomy in rebel areas
    Sep16

    Ukraine ratifies E.U. pact but backs expanded autonomy in rebel areas

    Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement Tuesday to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union _ moving ahead with a plan that sparked an uprising by pro-Russian rebels and led to Moscow’s annexation of the Crimea peninsula. But in a move seeking to ease tensions, Ukrainian lawmakers also passed legislation to grant...

    It’s Time for the Kurds to Set Up Their Own Nation
    Sep16

    It’s Time for the Kurds to Set Up Their Own Nation

    Before welcoming the emerging state of Kurdistan in northern Iraq, I confess to having opposed its independence in the past. In 1991, after the Kuwait War had ended and as Saddam Hussein attacked Iraq’s 6 million Kurds, I made three arguments against American intervention on their behalf, arguments still commonly heard today: First, Kurdish...

    Ukraine Parliament Ratifies E.U. Pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine Parliament Ratifies E.U. Pact

    (DONETSK, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine’s crisis, which resulted in...

    Ukraine Passes Law Granting Rebels Limited Self Rule, Ratifies EU Association Agreement
    Sep16

    Ukraine Passes Law Granting Rebels Limited Self Rule, Ratifies EU Association Agreement

    Update as of 6:01 a.m. EDT: Ukraine’s parliament passed a law Tuesday offering special status to regions in the control of pro-Russia rebels, in an effort to establish peace in the region, the Wall Street Journal reported. The law had been criticized by some of the country’s leaders who said that President Petro Poroshenko was handing...

    Ukraine parliament ratfies EU deal that sparked political crisis
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratfies EU deal that sparked political crisis

    Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union Tuesday, hoping to end once and for all a controversy that sparked the country’s political crisis. …read more Source: FOX...