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    Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine, Hagel says
    Aug06

    Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine, Hagel says

    U.S. and NATO officials say there are now about 20,000 Russian troops massed just east of Ukraine’s border …read more Source:...

    Tensions build in Ukraine over whether Russian army will step in
    Aug06

    Tensions build in Ukraine over whether Russian army will step in

    As the steadily advancing Ukrainian army sets its sights on reclaiming the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, tension is building over whether a large Russian army lying in wait just across the border will step in to protect the separatists. …read more Source: CTV...

    World War 3 Coming? Hagel Says Threat of Russia Invading Ukraine
    Aug06

    World War 3 Coming? Hagel Says Threat of Russia Invading Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Russia’s troop buildup on the Ukrainian border increases the threat of an invasion by President Vladimir Putin’s army, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters at U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany, Hagel said he agrees with Poland’s foreign minister, who said...

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine
    Aug06

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany — Russia’s troop buildup on the Ukrainian border increases the threat of an invasion by President Vladimir Putin’s army, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters at U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany, Hagel said he agrees with Poland’s foreign minister, who said...

    Hagel: Growing Threat Of Russia Invading Ukraine
    Aug06

    Hagel: Growing Threat Of Russia Invading Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says there is a growing threat that Russia will invade Ukraine, pointing to the increased buildup of Russian troops along the border. Hagel says he agrees with Poland’s foreign minister, who said Wednesday that the increase in Russian forces near Ukraine’s border heightened...

    Straight Shooters: Meet the Gay Gun-Rights Activists
    Aug06

    Straight Shooters: Meet the Gay Gun-Rights Activists

    Four years ago, Chris Cheng—a Chinese-Japanese-Cuban-American Google employee—started watching Top Shot, a History Channel reality show where contestants shoot their way through a series of complex competitions. Cheng, who as a kid had sometimes gone shooting with his Navy veteran father, started getting into the show. One day, while...

    New Data Shows Italy in Recession
    Aug06

    New Data Shows Italy in Recession

    Europe’s 18-nation euro bloc is facing new economic pressure, with its third biggest economy in Italy unexpectedly falling again into a recession. Italy said Wednesday that its economy contracted two-tenths of one percent in the April-to-June period, on the heels of a first-quarter drop as well. It was the third time Italy has slipped into...

    Putin Bans Import of Food From Countries That Sanctioned Russia
    Aug06

    Putin Bans Import of Food From Countries That Sanctioned Russia

    Today, “with the goal of protecting Russia’s national interests,” Vladimir Putin issued a decree “banning or limiting” the import of food stuffs from countries that imposed sanctions on Russia after pro-Russian separatists shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight …read more Source: The New...

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine
    Aug06

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says there is a growing threat that Russia will invade Ukraine, pointing to the increased buildup of Russian troops along the border. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Putin Orders Import Limits Over Sanctions
    Aug06

    Putin Orders Import Limits Over Sanctions

    (MOSCOW) — President Vladimir Putin has ordered government agencies to restrict imports of food and agricultural products from the countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. The text of Putin’s decree released by the Kremlin on Wednesday says that such imports will be “banned or...