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    16 men named ‘Darth Vader’ are running for parliamentary elections in Ukraine
    Oct04

    16 men named ‘Darth Vader’ are running for parliamentary elections in Ukraine

    Darth Vader could come to power for real, in the Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Muslims celebrate Islam’s biggest holiday as million near end of pilgrimage
    Oct04

    Muslims celebrate Islam’s biggest holiday as million near end of pilgrimage

    By Mokhtar Shehata and Aya Batrawy, The Associated Press MINA, Saudi Arabia — Muslims around the world celebrated the start of Islam’s biggest holiday on Saturday as more than 2 million pilgrims took part in one of the final rites of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates what Muslims...

    Ukraine’s Truce Is In Trouble As Fighting Rages On
    Oct04

    Ukraine’s Truce Is In Trouble As Fighting Rages On

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A month-long cease-fire in Donetsk looks like this: nine civilians killed on Wednesday, a Red Cross staffer killed Thursday, scores killed and wounded since the fighting was supposed to stop. Day after day, artillery shells and rockets fly overhead. Many explode in densely populated residential areas as the rebels have...

    Letters: Canadian combat mission
    Oct04

    Letters: Canadian combat mission

    An unwinnable war Re: Tories can’t assume public will support Iraq mission, Oct. 3. The Conservative government has denied the military new equipment and abused the veterans. Now, that same government plans to commit the military with outdated equipment for combat in an unwinnable war of unknown duration. The only sure result will be more...

    Ukraine’s Truce in Trouble Amid Airport Battle
    Oct04

    Ukraine’s Truce in Trouble Amid Airport Battle

    DONETSK, Ukraine—A month-long cease-fire in Donetsk looks like this: nine civilians killed on Wednesday, a Red Cross staffer killed Thursday, scores killed and wounded since the fighting was supposed to stop. Day after day, artillery shells and rockets fly overhead. Many explode in densely populated residential areas as the rebels have fought to...

    REPORT: ‘Russians’ Behind Huge JPMorgan Cyberattack
    Oct04

    REPORT: ‘Russians’ Behind Huge JPMorgan Cyberattack

    US officials are far more concerned than they are publicly acknowledging about the gigantic cyberattack against JPMorgan that affected as many as 76 million households. And they believe Russians with at least loose connections to the country’s government are behind the attack, according to a new report from The New York Times. JP Morgan...

    Fighting for key airport threatens shaky ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Oct04

    Fighting for key airport threatens shaky ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    A month-long ceasefire in Donetsk looks like this: nine civilians killed on Wednesday, a Red Cross staffer killed Thursday, scores killed and wounded since the fighting was supposed to stop. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle
    Oct04

    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle

    A Pro-Russian rebel prepares his sniper rifle for action near the airport, in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Pro-Russian rebels are pressing to seize a key airport… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle
    Oct04

    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle

    The barrage has intensified this week, with shells hitting apartment buildings, a school, a bus stop, and the Red Cross office. Negotiators representing Russia, Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe tried to consolidate the cease-fire with a follow-up agreement to create a buffer zone that...

    Fighting for key airport threatens to derail shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine
    Oct04

    Fighting for key airport threatens to derail shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine

    A month-long cease-fire in Donetsk looks like this: nine civilians killed on Wednesday, a Red Cross staffer killed Thursday, scores killed and wounded since the fighting was supposed to stop. …read more Source: FOX...