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    Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies
    Jul30

    Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies

    Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near jet crash site, observers again fail to reach area …read more Source:...

    EU sanctions Putin’s banker, 2 other cronies over Ukraine
    Jul30

    EU sanctions Putin’s banker, 2 other cronies over Ukraine

    Oligarchs are the first of Russian president’s inner circle to be punished over Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    A look at the EU’s new sanctions against Russia
    Jul30

    A look at the EU’s new sanctions against Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s sanctions against Russia are bound to inflict pain on the country’s ailing economy. While still narrowly targeted, they come as a warning shot to convince Moscow to change its Ukraine policies or face even tougher penalties…. …read more Source: Associated...

    3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions
    Jul30

    3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Three long-time Putin associates are among eight people who have been hit with new European Union sanctions, an official EU document showed Wednesday. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine says rebels put land mines near MH17 site as Russia slams sanctions
    Jul30

    Ukraine says rebels put land mines near MH17 site as Russia slams sanctions

    ‘The de facto losses from this destructive and short-sighted policy will be quite tangible for Washington,’ Foreign Ministry says …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies
    Jul30

    Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, the remains of some passengers are feared rotting in the 90-degree (32-degree Celsius) midsummer heat, deepening the frustration of relatives desperate to recover the bodies of their loved ones.Fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatist...

    G-7 Issues New Broadside Against Russia
    Jul30

    G-7 Issues New Broadside Against Russia

    The Group of Seven leading countries unleashed new criticism against the Kremlin Wednesday, saying “Russia has not changed course” in Ukraine and has continued to escalate the conflict there, in defiance of international demands and its own commitments. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    GDP SPIKES, FED STAYS THE COURSE, STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, TLT, SODA, GS, WMT, TGT)
    Jul30

    GDP SPIKES, FED STAYS THE COURSE, STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, TLT, SODA, GS, WMT, TGT)

    Markets were mixed as GDP data came in better than expected, the Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy decision had no surprises, and the situations in Gaza and Ukraine remained unsettled. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 16,883.28, -28.8, (-0.2%) S&P 500: 1,970.90, +1, (+0.05%) Nasdaq: 4,465.23, +22.4, (0.5%) And now, the top stories on...

    EU Places Sanctions on Russian Oligarchs
    Jul30

    EU Places Sanctions on Russian Oligarchs

    Friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin and a billionaire with close ties to the leaders of pro-Russian rebel groups in eastern Ukraine are forbidden to travel to European Union countries and have had their assets there frozen. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    The US And Europe May Have Just Sent A Ton Of Their Russian Business To China
    Jul30

    The US And Europe May Have Just Sent A Ton Of Their Russian Business To China

    On Tuesday, President Obama announced additional, “major” sanctions against Russia due to the country’s continued involvement with Ukraine and their support of pro-Russian separatist groups. The sanctions target Russia’s energy, arms, and finance sectors. This is on top of existing sanctions against a series of large banks...