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    Miscommunication Blamed for Deadly U.S. Mistake
    Sep05

    Miscommunication Blamed for Deadly U.S. Mistake

    (WASHINGTON) — Avoidable miscommunication between U.S. air and ground forces led to a “friendly fire” incident in Afghanistan that killed five U.S. soldiers and one Afghan in June, according to a military investigation report. MoreAfghan Militants May Join ISIS Says Their CommanderFive Best Ideas of the Day: August 26Watch Live: Obama Discusses...

    Watch Live: Obama Discusses ISIS, Ukraine at NATO Summit
    Sep05

    Watch Live: Obama Discusses ISIS, Ukraine at NATO Summit

    The summit has focused on tensions between Russia and Ukraine and on the threat of ISIS. …read more Source:...

    Uneasy calm in Ukraine as cease-fire takes hold
    Sep05

    Uneasy calm in Ukraine as cease-fire takes hold

    A deal was reached only hours after NATO announced a new rapid response force for Eastern Europe. …read more Source: USA...

    Global Surge: Leaders Announce Major Initiatives Against Russia And Islamic State
    Sep05

    Global Surge: Leaders Announce Major Initiatives Against Russia And Islamic State

    Western leaders announced two major initiatives at the NATO summit in Wales on Friday, in an effort to show decisive action in the face of growing global threats. NATO member states voted on Friday to form a “rapid response force” aimed at countering Russian aggression in Ukraine, while reassuring the organization’s eastern...

    Here Comes Obama’s Press Conference…
    Sep05

    Here Comes Obama’s Press Conference…

    President Barack Obama will hold a press conference Friday at 11:30 a.m. ET at the conclusion of this week’s NATO Summit in Wales. Obama’s press conference will likely touch on a range of topics that have come up at the summit, including crises in both Ukraine and Iraq. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that the U.S. was...

    Photos Sept. 5: Top images from around the world
    Sep05

    Photos Sept. 5: Top images from around the world

    An Indian man carries his son as he wades through floodwaters in Gauhati, India, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Monsoon season brings rains vital to growing crops in India, but floods and landslides each year kill thousands of people and submerge hundreds of villages. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath) Indian school children arrive at their primary school in heavy...

    Ukraine’s Cease-Fire Is Putin’s Victory
    Sep05

    Ukraine’s Cease-Fire Is Putin’s Victory

    Left on his own by Western leaders, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko struck a cease-fire with separatist rebels. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine signs cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine signs cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels

    Ukraine’s president, at NATO summit, voices ‘careful optimism’ on peace talks with rebels …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Agrees to Ceasefire Deal With Pro-Russian Separatists
    Sep05

    Ukraine Agrees to Ceasefire Deal With Pro-Russian Separatists

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have signed a ceasefire deal at peace talks in Minsk, Belarus, which is due to begin today. Reports of a cease-fire agreement come amid further fighting in eastern Ukraine, but Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the deal would take effect at 1500 GMT. Parties representing Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russian...

    Ukraine signs cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine signs cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels

    MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine and the Russian-backed rebels have signed a cease-fire deal that starts in less than two hours, a European official at the talks said Friday. The announcement by OSCE’s Heidi Tagliavini came as representatives of Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russian rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in …...