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Shoppers, not stores, are reshaping Chicago's grocery industry

For those bemoaning The Kroger Co.'s planned acquisition of Mariano's and asking why such a thing would happen, the answer's actually quite simple.<p>It's you.<p>Grocery shoppers today are a finicky lot. Across demographics, consumers are increasingly reaching for food they trust to be natural, fresh and …

Scenes From Eastern Ukraine Show Cease-Fire in Shreds

Pro-Russian rebels fire artillery grad rockets towards Debaltseve on Feb. 18, 2015, near Vuglegirsk.<br>Pierre Crom—Getty Images<p>1 of 8<p>Ukrainian troops …

African coalition prepares for Boko Haram offensive

Niger, Chad, and Cameroon are seeking to undermine Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria ahead of a ground-and-air offensive by a regional taskforce due to start from the end of next month, a senior Niger military official said.<p>Military chiefs will meet in the Chadian capital N'Djamena next week to …

Africa

RT Host Who Criticized Russia's Ukraine Invasion Is Leaving The Network

Abby Martin, the RT America host who made headlines last year for publicly criticizing Russia's takeover of Crimea, is leaving the network, she said in a blog post.<p>Martin wrote that her show "Breaking the Set" on the Russian government-funded channel will end in two weeks in a post on her site …

Russia

US and Turkey agree to train and equip Syrian rebels

The United States and Turkey have signed an agreement to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition fighters.<p>The agreement states that Ankara will provide an equal number of trainers to work alongside their American military counterparts, a U. official said on Thursday.<p>The deal with Turkey …

UK intercepts Russian aircraft

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two UK Royal Air Force jets intercepted a pair of Russian aircraft flying near British airspace this week, the British Defence Ministry said Thursday, marking the latest in what NATO has said is an increase in Russian military flights near alliance members' territory.<p>The British Typhoon …

Royal Air Force

Pentagon Plans Mosul Attack, Saying Islamic State Might 'Is In Decline'

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon, departing from previous reluctance to disclose specifics about the fight against the Islamic State, on Thursday announced plans to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, between April and May.<p>A U.S. Central Command official, speaking at a background press briefing at …

U.S. State Department

Ukraine: UK and EU 'badly misread' Russia

<b>The UK and the EU have been accused of a "catastrophic misreading" of the mood in the Kremlin in the run-up to the crisis in Ukraine.</b><p>The House of Lords EU committee claimed Europe "sleepwalked" into the crisis.<p>The EU had not realised the depth of Russian hostility to its plans for closer relations …

Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Pineda kept throwing strikes. The Royals kept taking them, trying in vain to drive his pitch count up. When Yankees …