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|OSCE Warns of Intensified Fighting in Ukraine’s Separatist East|
Fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government troops has increased sharply in eastern Ukraine in defiance of calls to observe a year-old peace agreement, the head of an international monitoring mission said Friday. The February 2015 Minsk cease-fire deal failed to completely halt the conflict that is now in its third year. Both sides accuse the other of violating the terms of the truce which includes a pullback of heavy weapons and casualties among soldiers or…
|Upcoming Elections Energize Young Voters in New York City|
In New York City, opinions on the U.S. presidential candidates are as diverse as the city itself. Some New Yorkers are pro-Donald Trump, like Jane Jimenez. I think hes a good businessman and I think, financially, we need someone with that type of experience, she said. New Yorker Sharon Simpkins on the other hand, is not a big fan. Trump? Forget it. Were not gonna talk about him, she said. But at a rally this past Wednesday in Washington Square Park, there was no mistaking who…
|US: North Korean missile launch a catastrophic failure|
A North Korea missile launch meant to celebrate the birthday of the countrys founder ended in failure, U.S. defense officials said, an embarrassing setback in what was reportedly the inaugural test of a new, powerful mid-range missile.
|Suicide crisis in Attawapiskat – Reuters|
|At the Vatican, Sanders blasts ‘immoral’ wealth inequality|
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Bernie Sanders issued a global call to action at the Vatican on Friday to address "immoral and unsustainable" wealth inequality and poverty, using the high-profile gathering to echo one of the central platforms of his presidential campaign….
|EU referendum: Boris Johnson accuses Barack Obama of ‘hypocrisy’ – BBC News|
|As oil output falls, Libya is on the verge of economic collapse|
New unity government has made resurrecting the oil industry a priority. But militias might stand in its way.
|How Brazils impeachment process works|
President Dilma Rousseff faces an impeachment vote in the Chamber of Deputies on Sunday, the first step toward a trial.
» 4.1-15.16 – Recent Posts 16/04/16 18:46 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review. The World Web Times – wwtimes.com | Links The World Web Times wwtimes.com Mike Novas Shared NewsLinks 9:42 AM 4/15/2016: When will Russia break? Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:53:52 +0000 LIN…
» 1:49 PM 4/16/2016 – Headlines: Protesters Nationwide Denounce Big Money in US Politics 16/04/16 18:46 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review. Protesters Nationwide Denounce Big Money in US Politics Your Conversation On The Bus Or Train May Be Recorded : All Tech Considered : NPR Iran pushes U.S. for more access to …
» Saudis warn of economic reprisals if Congress passes 9/11 bill – CNN 16/04/16 18:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. CNN Saudis warn of economic reprisals if Congress passes 9/11 bill CNN (CNN) Saudi Arabia is warning it will sell off billions in American assets if the U.S. Congress passes a bipartis…
» 9 Guantánamo Prisoners From Yemen Are Sent to Saudi Arabia – New York Times 16/04/16 18:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. New York Times 9 Guantánamo Prisoners From Yemen Are Sent to Saudi Arabia New York Times The United States’ outpost at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, where 80 detainees remain in the wart…
» Afghan Civilians Killed in Raid 16/04/16 18:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Twelve people were killed when Afghan and U.S. forces conducted a raid on the house of a suspected al Qaeda member in east Afghanistan, Afghan and U.S. sources said.
» Raul Castro presents grim portrait of Cuban reforms 16/04/16 18:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 6:11 p.m. EDT. HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a grim report on the state of the country on Saturday, saying that the communist bureaucracy had failed to implement most …
» IMF Urges Continued Low Interest Rates, More Spending, Reforms 16/04/16 18:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Financial officials from around the world are pledging a stronger effort to stimulate the sluggish economy. In a communique issued Saturday, members of the International Monetary Fund sai…
» Iranian FM Prods US on Bank Restrictions 16/04/16 18:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Iran’s foreign minister said Saturday that Washington should do more to remove obstacles to the Islamic Republic’s ability to do business with non-U.S. banks. Mohammad Javad Zarif said Ir…
» German Comic Who Lampooned Erdogan to Extend Break From TV Show 16/04/16 18:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The move by Jan Böhmermann seemed intended to tamp down a debate that erupted two weeks ago after he broadcast a lewd poem about the Turkish president.
» U.S. Releases Nine Guantanamo Prisoners to Saudi Arabia 16/04/16 18:23 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The U.S. has released nine more prisoners from its base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and sent them to Saudi Arabia for resettlement, officials said.
» Bangladeshi Editor, 81, Is Accused in Plot to Kill Leader’s Son 16/04/16 15:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The arrest of the editor, Shafik Rehman, is the latest in a string of criminal proceedings against journalists in Bangladesh.
» 2:50 PM 4/16/2016 – Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks 1:49 PM 4/16/2016 Headlines: Protesters Nationwide Denounce Big Money in US Politics 16/04/16 15:21 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review. LINKS Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks 1:49 PM 4/16/2016 Headlines: Protesters Nationwide Denounce Big Money in US Politics mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review….
» Pope Visits Migrants on Lesbos 16/04/16 15:18 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pope Francis visited the Moria detention camp on the island of Lesbos Saturday. Adults and children broke down in tears at the sprawling fenced complex on the Aegean island, pleading fo…
» AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week 16/04/16 15:18 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 2:46 p.m. EDT. Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you …
» Pope Francis meets refugees and migrants in Lesbos – video 16/04/16 15:18 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Pope Francis arrives in the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday to highlight the humanitarian crisis unfolding across Europe. The Pope is greeted by hundreds of cheering m…
» Angela Merkel Must Go – Huffington Post 16/04/16 15:17 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. Huffington Post Angela Merkel Must Go Huffington Post Daniel Williams Author of “Forsaken: The Persecution of Christians in Today’s Middle East,” available from O/R Books. German Chanc…
» Bernie Sanders Meets with Pope Francis: ‘It Was a Real Honor’ 16/04/16 15:17 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. ROME — U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told The Associated Press that he met briefly with Pope Francis at the papal residence Saturday and said it was a “real honor” to call on “on…
» Kerry Asks Russia For Help In Syria Cease-Fire 16/04/16 15:17 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has asked Russia’s foreign minister for help in getting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to stop violating the cease-…
» Obama’s power over immigration drives Supreme Court dispute 16/04/16 15:16 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 2:46 p.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) — The raging political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United Sta…
» On one Havana street, gentrification exposes old inequality 16/04/16 15:16 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks mikenova shared this story from World. Halfway down Calle Habana, a crumbling two-story colonial building is being painstakingly restored by a Cuban-American businessman who fled as a child after the 1959 revolution. On the corner, brigh…
» Cruz Wins All 14 Wyoming Republican Delegates 16/04/16 19:33 from ABC News: ABCNews Sen. Ted Cruz has nailed down all 14 Wyoming Republican delegates up for grabs at the state party convention Saturday
» Stephen Curry Leads Warriors Past Rockets in Playoff Opener 16/04/16 19:33 from ABC News: ABCNews Stephen Curry dazzled from long range and drove to the hoop from every angle with fire and flair, scoring 24 points before tweaking his ankle as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 104-78 on Saturday in their playoff opener
» Department Mourns Firefighter Killed During Welfare Check 16/04/16 19:32 from ABC News: ABCNews The suspected shooter was taken into custody.
» As Miami GOP picks delegates, Trump backers say they’re being left out 16/04/16 19:32 from Top Stories
» 2 Men in Custody After Fatal Shooting of 6-Month-Old Girl 16/04/16 19:32 from ABC News: ABCNews Police say they have two men in custody following the shooting death of a 6-month-old girl in Detroit
» Indians Hand Harvey 3rd Straight Loss in 7-5 Win Over Mets 16/04/16 19:31 from ABC News: ABCNews Jason Kipnis and the Cleveland Indians handed Matt Harvey his third straight loss to begin the season, beating the New York Mets 7-5
» Zookeeper Mourned a Day After Being Fatally Injured by Tiger 16/04/16 19:31 from ABC News: ABCNews South Florida zoo staffers and friends of a veteran keeper attacked and killed by a Malayan tiger met Saturday morning to mourn her death as investigators sought clues as to what led the tiger to violently turn on his caretaker
» Rival Camps Reflect Brazil’s Divide Amid Impeachment 16/04/16 19:25 from ABC News: ABCNews Two rival protesters’ encampments that have sprung up in the Brazilian capital ahead of impeachment vote reflect national divide
» Russian jet barrel-rolls over U.S. aircraft 16/04/16 19:19 from CNN.com A United States Air Force reconnaissance plane was barrel-rolled by a Russian jet over the Baltic Sea during a routine flight in international airspace, U.S. European Command said Saturday.
» U.S. Plans to Step Up Military Campaign Against ISIS 16/04/16 19:18 from NYT > International The administration is considering expanding its involvement in Iraq and Syria, and may announce its new plans in the next several days.
» Another aerial close call as Russian jet barrel-rolls over US aircraft – CNN 16/04/16 19:16 from Google News – World CNN Another aerial close call as Russian jet barrel-rolls over US aircraft CNN Washington (CNN) A United States Air Force reconnaissance plane was barrel-rolled by a Russian jet over the Baltic Sea during a routine flight in internationa…
» Brazil’s Rousseff Works to Sway Lawmakers to Avoid Impeachment 16/04/16 19:14 from WSJ.com: World News On the eve of a crucial impeachment vote in Congress, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff worked behind the scenes to buttress her coalition.
» Coachella: Kanye West’s silent show 16/04/16 19:13 from CNN.com The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival got off to a windy start Friday as fans and celebs turned out for the annual event to see some of music’s biggest names and up-and-comers.
» 1 Maryland firefighter dead, another injured after shooting 16/04/16 19:12 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Police worked Saturday to determine why a person opened fire on firefighters who were responding to a call for help at a home in a Maryland suburb of Washington….
» Rosie’s comeback: O’Donnell slams Trump in new interview 16/04/16 19:12 from Top Stories
» Greece’s Creditors Weigh Extra Austerity Measures 16/04/16 19:11 from WSJ.com: World News Greece’s creditors are considering seeking extra austerity measures, beyond those already planned, that would be triggered if Athens misses its fiscal targets, in a bid to bridge differences between Europe and the IMF.
» Pope Francis Visits Migrants, Brings 12 Back to the Vatican 16/04/16 19:10 from WSJ.com: World News Pope Francis traveled to the front lines of the migration crisis Saturday, visiting a Greek island that has become the focal point of Europe’s hardened stance toward the new arrivals—then returning to the Vatican with three Syrian families.
» No Change a Year After Freddie Gray’s Death, Marchers Say 16/04/16 19:10 from ABC News: ABCNews Dozens of people have marched in Baltimore to mark the anniversary of the death of Freddie Gray