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    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug12

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what people will be chatting about on Tuesday. 1. Actor and brilliant standup comedian Robin Williams died in an apparent suicide.Williams was 63. 2. Iraq’s president appointed a new prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, to replace incumbent leader Nuri al-Maliki. Maliki has made it clear that he will not go quietly....

    Reports: 280 Russian aid trucks leave for Ukraine
    Aug12

    Reports: 280 Russian aid trucks leave for Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A convoy of 280 Russian trucks headed for eastern Ukraine early Tuesday, one day after agreement was reached on an international humanitarian relief mission. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Kerry: US hopeful diplomacy can ease Ukraine-Russia tensions
    Aug12

    Kerry: US hopeful diplomacy can ease Ukraine-Russia tensions

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Obama administration is hopeful diplomacy can ease tensions between Ukraine and Russia over Moscow’s insistence on sending humanitarian aid to pro-Russian areas of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia sends purported aid trucks to Ukraine as NATO secretary-general issues new attack warning
    Aug12

    Russia sends purported aid trucks to Ukraine as NATO secretary-general issues new attack warning

    Russia said Tuesday that it had dispatched 280 trucks full of humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine, after NATO’s secretary-general warned that there was a “high probability” that Moscow would order troops to the war-torn region to aid separatist rebels. …read more Source: FOX...

    US sees hope for easing of Ukraine tensions
    Aug12

    US sees hope for easing of Ukraine tensions

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Obama administration is hopeful diplomacy can ease tensions between Ukraine and Russia over Moscow’s insistence on sending humanitarian aid to pro-Russian areas of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Russia food ban hurts Moldova, bad omen for others
    Aug12

    Russia food ban hurts Moldova, bad omen for others

    Two weeks before Russia banned most food from the West, it placed a similar embargo on produce closer to home in Moldova, a small Eastern European country seeking deeper ties with the European Union. Farmers here in one of the poorest corners of Europe are already feeling the pain, with some deciding not to harvest some of their fruit and...

    Henkel Warns Political Tension Spoils Trading Outlook
    Aug12

    Henkel Warns Political Tension Spoils Trading Outlook

    Germany’s Henkel has warned that trading conditions are looking tough in the months ahead amid rising political tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East as the maker of Persil detergent and Schwarzkopf shampoo reported a 5.5% rise in second-quarter net profit. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russian Aid Convoy Leaves for Ukraine
    Aug12

    Russian Aid Convoy Leaves for Ukraine

    A convoy of 280 trucks carrying Russian humanitarian aid for war-torn cities in eastern Ukraine has left the Moscow area. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Reports: Russia Sends 280 Aid Trucks to Ukraine
    Aug12

    Reports: Russia Sends 280 Aid Trucks to Ukraine

    Russian state media say a convoy of 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid has left for war-torn eastern Ukraine. Russian television reported Tuesday the aid mission is being carried out in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross. But the relief agency, in a statement Monday, said no agreement on Russian participation is in...

    Russia sends 280 trucks with aid to Ukraine
    Aug12

    Russia sends 280 trucks with aid to Ukraine

    A Russian convoy sets off amid Western warnings against using help as a pretext for invasion. …read more Source:...