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    Flash Points: Despite cease-fire, Ukraine tension continues
    Nov07

    Flash Points: Despite cease-fire, Ukraine tension continues

    CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about the ongoing tension between Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source:...

    German industrial output rebounds in September
    Nov07

    German industrial output rebounds in September

    Frankfurt (AFP) – Both exports and industrial production bounced back in Germany in September, data showed on Friday, helping to mitigate some of the gloom that has descended on Europe’s biggest economy recently.Following a sharper-than-expected slowdown in activity in August resulting from the late timing of the summer holidays,...

    Poland’s Sikorski holds onto job as parliament speaker in vote called over comments on Russia
    Nov07

    Poland’s Sikorski holds onto job as parliament speaker in vote called over comments on Russia

    The speaker of the Polish parliament, Radek Sikorski, has survived an attempt by some lawmakers to have him ousted for claiming falsely that Russia made an offer to Poland to carve up Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    “Donetsk People’s Republic” Declares Energy Independence
    Nov07

    “Donetsk People’s Republic” Declares Energy Independence

    They are declaring energy independence in the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” in eastern Ukraine. The energy minister of the self proclaimed republic Alexei Granovsky says they won’t need help from the rest of Ukraine in the coming winter. …read more...

    U.S. Backs Kyiv’s Probe Into Deadly Shelling Of Donetsk School
    Nov07

    U.S. Backs Kyiv’s Probe Into Deadly Shelling Of Donetsk School

    Washington says it supports a Ukrainian investigation into the shelling of a school in the rebel-held eastern city of Donetsk that killed two teenagers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Ukraine Crisis, U.S. Businesses Face Tit-for-Tat Response to Sanctions
    Nov07

    In Ukraine Crisis, U.S. Businesses Face Tit-for-Tat Response to Sanctions

    American brands doing business in Russia have become political targets since the European Union and United States enacted sanctions. …read more Source: The New York...

    The American People Have Punished Obama For His Weakness
    Nov07

    The American People Have Punished Obama For His Weakness

    The Republican-dominated Congress intends to rob Obama of the means to achieve a legacy, which Obama plans to weave through the nuclear negotiations with the Islamic Republic of Iran. The Republican Congress wants to freeze Barack Obama’s historical legacy at the moment he had threatened, pledged, and then backtracked in the 11th hour, when...

    Russian Ruble Continues to Fall
    Nov07

    Russian Ruble Continues to Fall

    Hit hard by plunging oil prices and international sanctions, the Russian ruble slid Thursday to new lows of just over 46 to the dollar and 58 to the euro — part of its biggest weekly plunge since 2009. The dollar rose to 46.77 rubles from 44.95, while the euro reached 58.11 rubles. The ruble has lost about a quarter of its value so far this year,...

    School shelling in eastern Ukraine leaves 2 teens dead
    Nov06

    School shelling in eastern Ukraine leaves 2 teens dead

    DONETSK, Ukraine – The shelling of a high school in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk has chilled even the battle-hardened in this weary nation. The killing of two teenagers as they were playing soccer after lunch Wednesday is a stark reminder that the cease-fire agreed upon in September has only really ever existed on paper. Four other...

    Stock Markets Rally as ECB Chief Suggests Further Eurozone Stimulus
    Nov06

    Stock Markets Rally as ECB Chief Suggests Further Eurozone Stimulus

    European stock markets surged Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) indicated it is considering further action to boost the sluggish economy of the 18-member euro currency zone, which also threatens to drag down global economic recovery. As expected, the European Central Bank left its main interest rate unchanged. It’s already at a...