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    Toxic Stock Syndrome: Why Iran Ties, Hypocrisy And Conflicts of Interest Are OK In Congress
    Nov01

    Toxic Stock Syndrome: Why Iran Ties, Hypocrisy And Conflicts of Interest Are OK In Congress

    WASHINGTON — Most Americans probably wouldn’t guess members of Congress would invest in a company that has any link to Iran. Nor would they likely imagine lawmakers would vote on legislation that could yield personal benefits while assisting that company. They would be wrong on both counts in the case of the massive mining...

    Ukraine’s separatist rebels to hold election in face of broad criticism
    Nov01

    Ukraine’s separatist rebels to hold election in face of broad criticism

    Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine prepared Saturday to elect legislators and executives in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism
    Nov01

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine are preparing to elect a parliament and leader in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but ba… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Juncker’s new EU Commission takes office
    Nov01

    Juncker’s new EU Commission takes office

    Brussels (AFP) – The new European Commission led by EU veteran Jean-Claude Juncker formally took office Saturday, promising to “get down to work” as Europe faces a host of political and economic challenges.The agenda is heavy, with Juncker making it his first task to launch a 300 billion euro ($380 billion) investment plan by...

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism
    Nov01

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine are preparing to elect a parliament and leader in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine’s separatist rebels to hold election in face of broad international criticism
    Nov01

    Ukraine’s separatist rebels to hold election in face of broad international criticism

    Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine are preparing to elect a parliament and leader in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    UN Says 4,000 Killed In Ukraine Conflict
    Nov01

    UN Says 4,000 Killed In Ukraine Conflict

    The United Nations says that more than 4,000 people have been killed in clashes in eastern Ukraine between the government forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada’s new human rights museum shares oral histories
    Nov01

    Canada’s new human rights museum shares oral histories

    Winnipeg (Canada) (AFP) – A new museum in Canada’s western prairies has amassed a unique collection of personal stories from genocide survivors, human rights defenders and others, and wants to share them.Dedicated to the 60-year-old notion of human rights, a singular but intricate ideal, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in...

    Ukrainians in the Battered East Scramble in Darkness as Winter Nears
    Nov01

    Ukrainians in the Battered East Scramble in Darkness as Winter Nears

    They are picking up the war-torn pieces in the rebel-held region, hoping someone — whether from Kiev or Moscow — can get essential services running again. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia and Ukraine Sign a $4.6 B Gas Deal in Time for Winter
    Nov01

    Russia and Ukraine Sign a $4.6 B Gas Deal in Time for Winter

    BRUSSELS—In the early hours of Oct. 30 Russia and Ukraine finally signed a gas agreement in Brussels, that has been a sticking point between the two countries since June this year. President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, welcomed the long, drawn out agreement, which coincidentally was signed on his last day in office. “There...