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    Morse: Putin’s plunder signals gloves are off in Ukraine
    Aug30

    Morse: Putin’s plunder signals gloves are off in Ukraine

    At least now we know what that “humanitarian truck convoy” that broke into Ukraine was really for — plunder. It turns out to have stripped a few defence-production factories in Luhansk and hauled their contents back to Russia. In all the speculation around the move, that had not occurred to anyone at all. But it is nothing new to the Russians,...

    Hillary Clinton speaking in Ottawa Oct. 6
    Aug30

    Hillary Clinton speaking in Ottawa Oct. 6

    Hillary Clinton is coming to Ottawa. The consensus frontrunner for the Democratic nomination in 2016 – and perhaps the next president of the United States – will be in Ottawa Oct. 6 for a luncheon speech at the Ottawa Convention Centre, the Citizen has learned. Clinton will arrive in the nation’s capital at a time of what many observers say...

    NATO chief needs resources to respond to ‘wake-up call’
    Aug29

    NATO chief needs resources to respond to ‘wake-up call’

    On the eve of next week’s NATO Summit in Wales, the alliance’s outgoing Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells CBC News an ‘unstable security environment’ means member countries like Canada must increase defence spending and help the alliance adapt to ‘profound’ changes. …read more Source:...

    Families of Russian Troops in Ukraine Want Answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian Troops in Ukraine Want Answers

    MOSCOW— 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. “He was vague in a way that was very unusual, and it was hard for all of them to say goodbye,” Sokolova told The Associated Press,...

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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. “He was vague in a way that was very unusual, and it was hard for all of them to say goodbye,” Sokolova told The...

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

    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: Miami...

    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...

    S&P 500 MAKES A NEW ALL-TIME HIGH: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
    Aug29

    S&P 500 MAKES A NEW ALL-TIME HIGH: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

    Stocks went nowhere in a quiet trading session ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend. As Rich Barry of NYSE put it in his mid-afternoon update on Friday: “Felt like I was the only knucklehead commuting to work this morning.” Despite the quiet trading session, the S&P 500 did manage to make a new all-time closing high for the...

    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...

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House
    Aug29

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House

    The United States said on Friday Russia’s denials of interference in Ukraine and its escalation of the crisis are not credible, putting Russia at risk for additional economic costs. “Those denials are completely without any credibility,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a briefing. “It does put Russia...