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    NATO Summit to formally open with a meeting on Afghanistan but all eyes on Ukraine
    Sep03

    NATO Summit to formally open with a meeting on Afghanistan but all eyes on Ukraine

    The NATO Summit will open on 4 Sept. 4. Here is the outline provided by NATO on how that will unfold: It will start at 11h45 with the Secretary General and NATO British Prime Minister Cameron officially welcoming Heads of State and Government. The Summit will formally open with a meeting on Afghanistan at 1 p.m. local time. The Allied Heads of...

    Canada, Germany derail NATO bid to raise military spending targets
    Sep03

    Canada, Germany derail NATO bid to raise military spending targets

    LONDON — NATO’s plan to get countries to agree to significantly boost their military spending has been derailed by Canada and Germany before it could be even presented to alliance leaders on Thursday when they meet in Wales. With a backdrop of the worsening situation in Ukraine, NATO’s top commander U.S. Gen. Philip Breedlove and...

    Ukrainian troops routed as Russia talks tough
    Sep02

    Ukrainian troops routed as Russia talks tough

    NOVOKATERYNIVKA, Ukraine — The ferocity of the attack on the fleeing Ukrainian troops was clear, days after the ambush by Russian-backed separatist forces.More than 30 military vehicles lay in charred piles Tuesday. Villagers said dozens were killed, and some remained unburied. One soldier was blown out of his armored vehicle — apparently by a...

    Faced With Ukrainian Turmoil, NATO Considers New ‘Rapid Reaction Force’
    Sep02

    Faced With Ukrainian Turmoil, NATO Considers New ‘Rapid Reaction Force’

    In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative...

    STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, TSLA, HD, SPLS, ODP, NUS, HLF, DAL)
    Sep02

    STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, TSLA, HD, SPLS, ODP, NUS, HLF, DAL)

    Stocks were mixed, but little changed, on the first trading day of September to kick off a busy week. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,063.16, -35.3, (-0.2%) S&P 500: 2,001.37, -2, (-0.1%) Nasdaq: 4,596.86, +16.6, (+0.3%) And now, the top stories on Monday: 1. Three pieces of economic data were released this morning. ISM’s August...

    Ukraine military routed as Russia talks tough
    Sep02

    Ukraine military routed as Russia talks tough

    Rout marked an intensification into separatists’ offensive in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine says it is now battling the Russian military
    Sep02

    Ukraine says it is now battling the Russian military

    While the U.S. says Russia has made an “illegal incursion” on Ukrainian territory, Kiev says there’s now thousands of troops at the rebels side …read more Source:...

    Ukraine military routed as Russia talks tough
    Sep02

    Ukraine military routed as Russia talks tough

    NOVOKATERYNIVKA, Ukraine — The Ukrainian solders were an easy target as they launched a desperate run to safety. Pounded by a gauntlet of rocket shells, blown up in their vehicles, they died by the dozens.In fields around the eastern Ukrainian village of Novokaterynivka, more than thirty army vehicles lay charred and pulverized into twisted piles...

    EU’s New Leadership May Surprise on Upside
    Sep02

    EU’s New Leadership May Surprise on Upside

    At first sight, the European Union’s new leadership team looks like a missed opportunity. Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk and Federica Mogherini seem a less than ideal crew to tackle the EU’s biggest challenges – dynamizing a stagnant economy, standing up to Russia over Ukraine and preventing Britain from drifting away from...

    Raw: Deadly ambush on Ukrainian military
    Sep02

    Raw: Deadly ambush on Ukrainian military

    Dozens of mangled Ukrainian military vehicles littered a road out of Ilovaysk where retreating pro-government fighters were caught in a rebel ambush as they retreated, leading to heavy losses. (Sept. 2) …read more Source: USA...