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  • Obama and missile defense myths

    Obama and missile defense myths
    Hawks in the wild tend to be solitary creatures. But those in Washington, D.C., often appear in noisy flocks. As Russian President Vladimir Putin continues his predatory activities in Ukraine, conservatives here are unanimous on how the Obama...
  • The Valley Line: Orchestra supporters have the world on a string

    The Valley Line: Orchestra supporters have the world on a string
    Whew! Tax time is over. Certainly not my favorite time of the year. Actually, I get quite cranky. Of course there is not a darn thing to be done about it. Ben Franklin once wrote in a letter, "Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance...
  • Russia's Ukraine tactics sharpen EU split on sanctions

    PARIS/LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Russia's tactics of fostering instability in Ukraine without further overt military intervention are sharpening divisions in the European Union over whether to impose economic sanctions, making an early decision to get tough...
  • Broadcaster CME names new chairman after founder's resignation

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Central European Media Enterprises (CME) named John Billock as its new non-executive chairman to replace billionaire founder Ronald Lauder after he stepped down last month, it said on Tuesday. Billock is a former executive for CME's...
  • Central European Media Enterprises Appoints John K. Billock as Chairman

    LONDON -- John K. Billock has been tapped as chairman of broadcast network Central European Media Enterprises. Gerhard Zeiler, Iris Knobloch and Doug Shapiro have joined the board. CME, which is traded on the NASDAQ, operates 35 television channels in...
  • The West needs to push back on Ukraine

    The West needs to push back on Ukraine
    In its responses to Vladimir Putin's flagrant aggression against Ukraine, the Obama administration has been playing catch-up — and without much sense of urgency or resolve. Small wonder, then, that the Russian government and its allies in Ukraine...
  • Nuclear export group debates ties with Israel: document

    VIENNA (Reuters) - The United States and three European allies want a global body controlling nuclear exports to consider whether to establish closer ties with non-members including Israel, despite its assumed atomic arsenal, a confidential document...
  • Forrest J. Remick: Obama missing chance to export coal, nuclear power technology

    Forrest J. Remick: Obama missing chance to export coal, nuclear power technology
    In its response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the Obama administration has yet to seize the enormous opportunities offered by the increased export of coal and nuclear power plant equipment and technology. Ramping up U.S. exports of coal — and...
  • Emerging markets output growth falls fourth straight month: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Business activity across emerging markets fell for the fourth straight month in March, with output contracting in three of the four biggest economies, a survey showed on Friday. HSBC's composite emerging markets index of...
  • Thalia Hall performance space to open in May

    Thalia Hall performance space to open in May
    Before Punch House and Dusek's opened in Pilsen last year, Thalia Hall was just a building—a beautiful, historic, dusty building in need of a lot of TLC.  Bruce Finkelman and Craig Golden, who both have experience running music venues Empty...
  • Venus Williams advances, Serena Williams falls at Family Circle Cup

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Venus Williams advanced in the tournament where her top-ranked sister Serena could not, battling from behind at the Family Circle Cup to defeat Chanelle Scheepers, 7-5, 7-5, on Wednesday. It was another long day for the elder...
  • NATO suspends ties with Russia, urges international law compliance

    NATO suspends ties with Russia, urges international law compliance
    NATO foreign ministers suspended civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and ordered plans for bolstering defenses in Eastern Europe to show the Kremlin that it will protect allies in the region from any further Russian aggression,...