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  • Pelosi on Edward Snowden: Not a traitor but needs to 'face the music'

    Pelosi on Edward Snowden: Not a traitor but needs to 'face the music'
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi brushed back the assertions of leading Republicans that the former NSA contractor who leaked details of American spying was a “traitor,” but said Friday that Edward Snowden needs to return and face trial,...
  • Russians gloat over U.S. diplomacy scandal, deny bugging Nuland's call

    Russians gloat over U.S. diplomacy scandal, deny bugging Nuland's call
    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Friday denied they were behind the eavesdropping and Internet posting of an embarrassing phone call between two top U.S. diplomats discussing a response to the political crisis in conflicted Ukraine. But Russia’s...
  • Ukraine mobilizes after Putin's 'declaration of war'

    Ukraine mobilizes after Putin's 'declaration of war'
    KIEV/BALACLAVA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor in Moscow's biggest confrontation with the...
  • Ukraine crisis puts Europe back at center of U.S. foreign policy

    WASHINGTON – When President Obama surveyed foreign priorities in his State of the Union speech, Iran topped the list, along with Mideast peace and the administration’s shift of attention to East Asia. Europe got only glancing mention, with...
  • Autobahn speeds create nervous wrecks

     Autobahn speeds create nervous wrecks
    Driving Germany's Autobahn recently, I came across a BMW and a Mercedes that were so mangled, they could be identified only by their brand medallions.  One can only guess at the condition of the people who had been inside. My companion suggested that...
  • Ukraine issues arrest warrant for President Viktor Yanukovich

    Ukraine issues arrest warrant for President Viktor Yanukovich
    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's acting government issued an arrest warrant for President Viktor Yanukovich on Monday and warned the international community that the country needs $35 billion in aid to avert default. Yanukovich slipped out of Kiev on...
  • Ukraine needs $35 billion in aid to avert default, interim leaders say

    Ukraine needs $35 billion in aid to avert default, interim leaders say
    MOSCOW -- Ukraine’s interim leaders said Monday that the country will need $35 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to avert default and called for an international donors’ conference to craft a rescue plan. The appeal by acting...
  • Boxer Vitali Klitschko is an opposing force in his Ukraine homeland

     Boxer Vitali Klitschko is an opposing force in his Ukraine homeland
    Vitali Klitschko may have characterized several of his matches in the boxing ring as life-and-death struggles. Now, he knows the real thing. Perhaps you have made the connection between the longtime heavyweight champion of the world and the videos and...
  • Michael Schumacher slightly better but fragile: doctors

    Michael Schumacher slightly better but fragile: doctors
    French doctors treating Michael Schumacher for brain injuries sustained in a ski fall said the seven-times Formula One world champion was in slightly better condition on Tuesday after an overnight operation, but that he remained fragile. The 44-year-old...
  • World economies pose biggest risk in 2014

    World economies pose biggest risk in 2014
    The prevailing view for 2014 is that the world is a safer place for investors than it's been for the past six years. The U.S. economy is in a sustainable recovery, the risk of a financial crisis in Europe is low and China's growth is still apparently...
  • Edward Snowden, in shades of gray

     Edward Snowden, in shades of gray
    Is Edward Snowden a whistle-blower or a traitor? Debate over the renegade computer technician who leaked thousands of secret National Security Agency documents is too often reduced to that deceptively simple choice. But it's the wrong way to pose...
  • F1 champ 'stable' but critical, family expresses gratitude

    F1 champ 'stable' but critical, family expresses gratitude
    Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher was in a stable condition on Wednesday, three days after suffering brain injuries in a skiing accident, his agent Sabine Kehm said outside the French hospital treating him. Kehm urged...