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Investigators explore if Russia colluded with pro-Trump sites during US election

The spread of Russian-made fake news stories aimed at discrediting Hillary Clinton on social media is emerging as an important line of inquiry in multiple investigations into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.<p>Investigators are looking into whether Trump supporters and …

Donald Trump

Yemen suicide bombings leave over 100 dead after mosques targeted

Yemen’s deepening crisis took a terrible human toll on Friday when a series of coordinated suicide bombings targeting mosques in the capital Sana’a killed 137 people and injured 345 others. At least 13 children were among the dead.<p>A group claiming to be a Yemeni branch of Islamic State said that …

Middle East

Chobani Founder Hamdi Ulukaya: 'Elevate Yourself' Above Common Sense | Inc.com

How did Hamdi Ulukaya go from being the owner of a decrepit yogurt plant in upstate New York to the CEO of billion-dollar behemoth Chobani?<p>Here's a hint: Sometimes, Ulukaya said, common sense is no help. "You have to find a way to elevate yourself to be above common sense," he said, speaking to an …

Ukraine crisis: NATO to create 'high-readiness force,' secretary general says

NATO members meeting this week in Wales are expected to create "a very high-readiness force" to deal with Russian aggression in Ukraine and other international conflicts, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday.<p>In a speech on the NATO website, Rasmussen said the fighting force will …

U.N. to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in Iraq | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations agreed on Monday to send investigators to Iraq to examine crimes being committed by Islamic State militants on “an unimaginable scale”, with a view to holding perpetrators to account.<p>“We are facing a terrorist monster,” Iraq’s human rights minister, Mohammed …

Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine 'statehood'; rebels fire on ship

KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of “direct and undisguised aggression” which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev’s forces suffered a further reverse in their war with pro-Moscow separatists.<p>In the latest in a string of …