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    Russia has ‘well over 1,000 troops’ in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russia has ‘well over 1,000 troops’ in Ukraine

    Russia has “well over 1,000 troops” operating inside Ukraine, Nato warned. The Financial Times reports. …read more Source:...

    Hackers sponsored by Russian government attacked JP Morgan Chase: FBI
    Aug29

    Hackers sponsored by Russian government attacked JP Morgan Chase: FBI

    The FBI is investigating sophisticated hacker attacks on JP Morgan Chase and at least four other banks that they believe are payback for U.S.-imposed economic sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Cyber attacks on US businesses, banks mounting
    Aug29

    Cyber attacks on US businesses, banks mounting

    New York (AFP) – Investigators were digging Thursday to find who initiated and what was taken in an apparent intense hacker effort this month to penetrate the systems of US banks including JPMorgan Chase.The Federal Bureau of Investigation acknowledged that it and the US Secret Service were “working to determine the scope of recently...

    Few Americans Think The U.S. Has An Obligation To Defend Ukraine
    Aug29

    Few Americans Think The U.S. Has An Obligation To Defend Ukraine

    Amid increasingly hostile Russian actions, less than one-third of Americans think the United States should defend Ukraine against actual Russian troops, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. According to the survey, only 29 percent of Americans think the U.S. has a responsibility to defend Ukraine in the case of a Russian invasion, while 38 percent...

    ISIS threat: Barack Obama requests military options to confront fighters in Syria
    Aug29

    ISIS threat: Barack Obama requests military options to confront fighters in Syria

    U.S. President Barack Obama said his priority is to make sure gains made by the ISIS militant group in Iraq are rolled back, he told reporters at the White House. …read more Source:...

    Obama Blames Russia for Warfare in Ukraine, Suggests New Sanctions
    Aug29

    Obama Blames Russia for Warfare in Ukraine, Suggests New Sanctions

    WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama suggested Thursday that the U.S. might impose new economic sanctions on Russia, blaming it squarely for the warfare in eastern Ukraine. But he ruled out any military options and proposed no shift in an American-led strategy that has yet to convince Moscow to halt operations against its far weaker neighbor....

    Obama Says ‘We Don’t Have A Strategy Yet’ for Fighting ISIS
    Aug29

    Obama Says ‘We Don’t Have A Strategy Yet’ for Fighting ISIS

    MoreU.S. Investigating Reports of Second American Jihadist Killed in SyriaAmerica Is Using Cannons to Kill Mosquitoes in IraqMother of American Held by ISIS Pleads for His ReleasePresident Barack Obama seemed to commit the worst of Washington gaffes Thursday when he updated the American people about the ongoing threat from Islamist militants...

    New Russian Moves in Ukraine Challenge NATO
    Aug29

    New Russian Moves in Ukraine Challenge NATO

    NATO, the United States and Ukraine say Russian forces are taking a more significant role in fighting in eastern Ukraine, bolstering separatist groups that have lost considerable ground to the government forces in recent weeks. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London. …read more Source: Voice of...

    UN Security Council meets in emergency session on growing Ukraine crisis
    Aug29

    UN Security Council meets in emergency session on growing Ukraine crisis

    By Cara Anna And Trenton Daniel The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday accused Moscow of having “outright lied” about its role in Ukraine, as alarmed members of the Security Council demanded that Russia remove its fighters from a new front in the unfolding crisis in Ukraine. Council members at the emergency meeting heard from a top...

    Obama: U.S. Developing Broader Strategy for Iraq, Syria
    Aug29

    Obama: U.S. Developing Broader Strategy for Iraq, Syria

    President Barack Obama said Thursday he is developing strategic and military options to counter Islamic State and said the U.S. will expand economic pressure on Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...