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  • Poland's PM says daughter gets more security after death threats

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's prime minister said on Tuesday security for his daughter has been increased after she received many death threats vowing to avenge the "murder" of people killed in the 2010 crash of a government jet in Smolensk, Russia. Donald...
  • Russia outraged by Polish nationalist attack on its Warsaw embassy

    Russia outraged by Polish nationalist attack on its Warsaw embassy
    Rising tensions between Poland and Russia flared into a fiery rampage on Polish Independence Day, when masked youths and right-wing radicals veered from a peaceful march to hurl bottles, trash and torches at the Russian Embassy in Warsaw. Russia's...
  • Suspicions linger two years after death of Polish president

     
    Two years after a plane crash in Russia killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of government officials and military leaders, some Poles refuse to accept Polish and Russian investigators' conclusions that the crash was caused by weather and...
  • DePaul cuts back on Polish offerings

     
    Here's an interesting story from the DePaulia, about how Polish language and history classes have essentially been phased out from the university's curriculum, a contrast from the city's other large four-year universities: The first anniversary of...
  • Authorities: 44 Dead After Russian Jet Crashes

    Authorities: 44 Dead After Russian Jet Crashes
    MOSCOW -- At least 44 people were killed when a passenger plane broke up and caught fire on coming into land in heavy fog in north-western Russia, an Emergency Ministry spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The Tupolev-134 plane, carrying 43 passengers and nine...
  • Video: Boeing 767 carrying 230 crash lands in Warsaw

    Video: Boeing 767 carrying 230 crash lands in Warsaw
    No one was hurt when a Boeing 767 flying from New York with some 230 people on board made an emergency landing at Warsaw's airport on Tuesday after trouble with landing gear. "All safety procedures worked perfectly fine and, thanks to this, nobody was...
  • VIDEO: Polish Prosecutor Shoots Self After Live News Conference

    VIDEO: Polish Prosecutor Shoots Self After Live News Conference
    A military prosecutor in Poland attempted to take his own life Monday by shooting himself in the head after wrapping a news conference on the plane crash that killed the country's president. According to reports, Mikolaj Przybyl shot himself inside his...
  • Top Magic and NBA news: Sunday, April 11

     
    The Orlando Magic are in Cleveland today to face the Cleveland Cavaliers, who might or might not have LeBron James on the court. Today's daily NBA links look at that game, Magic players' hidden talents and James' plans in free agency. Onto the links: 1....
  • Obama cancels Polish funeral journey

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who planned to fly to Poland tonight to attend the funeral of former Polish President Lech Kaczynski, today cancelled that journey because of the plume of volcanic ash from Iceland that has closed airports......
  • Los Angeles Ice Theater grounded by volcanic ash

     
    President Obama is not the only one whose European travel plans were hampered by a cloud of volcanic ash Saturday. As the White House issued a statement that Obama would not be traveling to Poland for the funeral of President......
  • Tomasz Adamek dedicates heavyweight fight to native Poland

     
    Former world light-heavyweight and cruiserweight champion Tomasz Adamek has dedicated his Saturday night heavyweight bout against Riverside's Cris Arreola in Ontario to the late president of Poland, Lech Kaczynski, and all countrymen affected by the...
  • From the archives: U.S., Poland sign missile deal

    From the archives: U.S., Poland sign missile deal
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice signed a missile defense deal with Poland on Wednesday and predicted that future presidents would not undo the controversial program. Speaking to reporters, Rice said that though legally the pact could be voided by a...