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    Most Countries Are Not Doing Enough to Recover Wartime Jewish Art
    Sep11

    Most Countries Are Not Doing Enough to Recover Wartime Jewish Art

    Italy is among the countries doing the least to identify and research works of art looted or otherwise acquired from Jews during the Holocaust, according to a report published on Wednesday. It is joined on the list by Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Argentina and Brazil, among others. The report, compiled by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims...

    China, Russia to build seaport: report
    Sep11

    China, Russia to build seaport: report

    Beijing (AFP) – China and Russia will build one of the largest ports in northeast Asia on Russia’s Sea of Japan coast, reports said, in a further sign of the powerhouses’ growing alliance.The seaport is expected to be able to handle some 60 million tonnes of cargo a year, China’s state-run People’s Daily Online...

    Questions about whether Russian military aircraft buzzed HMCS Toronto – conflicting reports
    Sep11

    Questions about whether Russian military aircraft buzzed HMCS Toronto – conflicting reports

    By David Pugliese Defence Watch Three Russian military aircraft flew over HMCS Toronto, with at least one buzzing the Canadian frigate as it was in the Black Sea. Well, that’s what the Canadian government said a few days ago. “While the Russian military aircraft that circled the HMCS Toronto did not in any way pose a threat to the Canadian...

    Third seed Mladenovic falls at WTA Quebec City
    Sep11

    Third seed Mladenovic falls at WTA Quebec City

    Quebec City (AFP) – Kazakstan’s Sesil Karatantcheva, seeking her first WTA title, rallied to defeat French third seed Kristina Mladenovic 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 to reach the WTA Quebec City quarter-finals.Karatantcheva, ranked 195th, benefitted from 11 double faults by Mladenovic to advance. She will next face either Hungarian eighth seed...

    US, Russia to Discuss Alleged Nuclear Treaty Violations
    Sep11

    US, Russia to Discuss Alleged Nuclear Treaty Violations

    The State Department is leading a U.S. delegation that will meet with Russian officials in Moscow Thursday to discuss Russia’s alleged violation of provisions in the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces accord. The United States says Russia has conducted tests involving ground-based intermediate-range missiles. The move would violate...

    Lured Back by a Cease-Fire in Ukraine, but Not Feeling at Home Yet
    Sep11

    Lured Back by a Cease-Fire in Ukraine, but Not Feeling at Home Yet

    Many residents of Donetsk who had fled the fighting and returned on word of a cease-fire found a city that felt empty and still at war. …read more Source: The New York...

    Read Obama’s ISIS Speech (FULL TEXT)
    Sep11

    Read Obama’s ISIS Speech (FULL TEXT)

    President Barack Obama addressed the nation Wednesday evening, outlining his strategy for defeating the Islamic State, the militant group also known as ISIS or ISIL. Read the full speech below, as prepared for delivery: My fellow Americans – tonight, I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to...

    Ukraine leader says most Russian forces gone
    Sep11

    Ukraine leader says most Russian forces gone

    Kiev, Ukraine — Russia has withdrawn about 70 percent of the armed groups it sent into eastern Ukraine in recent weeks, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday, quoting his nation’s intelligence sources. “That gives us a real hope that peace efforts have good prospects,” Poroshenko said in televised remarks...

    Full Text of Obama’s Address on ISIS
    Sep11

    Full Text of Obama’s Address on ISIS

    President Barack Obama addressed the nation Wednesday on his strategy to confront the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS). MoreObama Says U.S. Will Bomb ISIS In Syria, Train RebelsObama Will Pledge ‘Relentless Effort’ to ‘Destroy’ ISISObama to Pledge No Ground Troops in Plan to ‘Destroy’ ISIS NBC...

    LIVE: OBAMA OUTLINES ‘STRATEGY’ TO ‘DESTROY’ ISIS
    Sep11

    LIVE: OBAMA OUTLINES ‘STRATEGY’ TO ‘DESTROY’ ISIS

    President Barack Obama outlined a new, expanded strategy to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State (also know as ISIS or ISIL) with a primetime speech Wednesday night. Speaking from the state floor of the White House, Obama vowed to “eradicate” the group. Ahead of...