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    12 McDonald’s Russian stores closed as hostilities Mount
    Aug29

    12 McDonald’s Russian stores closed as hostilities Mount

    McDonald’s has been caught in the crossfire of growing hostilities between Russia, Ukraine and the West. The world’s largest fast-food chain said Friday that as many as 12 restaurants in Russia are currently shut down. …read more Source: USA...

    Dutch prosecutor in Ukraine for crash inquiry
    Aug29

    Dutch prosecutor in Ukraine for crash inquiry

    The Netherlands has assigned a prosecutor to work in Kiev on the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source: Miami...

    Families of Russian troops captured, killed or missing in Ukraine want answers on their fate
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops captured, killed or missing in Ukraine want answers on their fate

    The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast
    Aug29

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

    Captured Ukrainian border guards sit in a garage at the Novoazovsk border crossing point, in eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. At Novoazovsk, rebel fighters looked to be in firm control,… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russo-Ukrainian War Now a Reality
    Aug29

    Russo-Ukrainian War Now a Reality

    Now that Russia has openly attacked Ukraine, what’s next? The wait is finally over. After invading Crimea in late February, Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. According to NATO, over a 1,000 Russian soldiers have been deployed in Ukraine. The Russian Committee of Soldiers’ Mothers puts the number at 15,000. A...

    Poland Bars Russian Plane From Its Airspace
    Aug29

    Poland Bars Russian Plane From Its Airspace

    WARSAW, Poland—Poland has prevented a plane carrying Russia’s defense minister from traveling through its airspace, leading to a complaint from Moscow. The incident comes at a time of tension between the two countries because of Russia’s support for separatists fighting in Ukraine. The Russian Tu-154 plane was carrying Defense...

    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club
    Aug29

    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club

    Gender anxiety is enveloping the top levels of the European Union. By the end of this month, each of the bloc’s 28 countries is expected to put forward their candidate to sit on the European Commission, the powerful body that drives policy-making and enforces E.U. law. MoreThis 75-Year-Old Map Shows Europe ‘Ready for War’Civil War...

    UEFA Europa League 2014 / 2015 Draw List, Fixtures, Schedule: Inter Milan Get Saint-Etienne, Sevilla Get Feyenoord
    Aug29

    UEFA Europa League 2014 / 2015 Draw List, Fixtures, Schedule: Inter Milan Get Saint-Etienne, Sevilla Get Feyenoord

    MONACO—Title-holder Sevilla will play another former champion in Feyenoord in the group stage of the Europa League, which now rewards the trophy winner with a Champions League place. The two teams were drawn along with Standard Liege and HNK Rijeka in the 48-team group draw Friday for UEFA’s second-tier competition. Inter Milan, also a...

    Russia’s Slow-Motion Invasion of Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russia’s Slow-Motion Invasion of Ukraine

    Is Russia invading Ukraine? Ask Ukraine, and the answer is yes. Ask Russia, and the answer is no … ish. Ask the United States, and you’ll learn that Russia, since annexing Crimea from Ukraine in March, has been demonstrating a “pattern” of “escalation of aggression.” U.S. officials have avoided labeling...

    Stocks Are Higher Ahead Of The Long Weekend (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, RSX)
    Aug29

    Stocks Are Higher Ahead Of The Long Weekend (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, RSX)

    Stocks are higher ahead of the long Labor Day weekend, as the market has rebounded after turning negative earlier on Friday. The Dow is up 12 points, the S&P 500 is up 5 points, and the Nasdaq is up 21 points. The latest personal income and outlays report from the BEA was released Friday morning, which showed that personal spending fell...