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Billionaire Poroshenko declares victory in Ukraine

Billionaire Petro Poroshenko declared victory Sunday in Ukraine's presidential election, following preliminary exit polls that suggested he got 56% of the vote.<p>His closest challenger, former Ukrainian prime minister and leader of the Batkivshchyna party Yulia Tymoshenko, conceded the election after …

At dinner with Putin, menu of Crimean flounder and Russian grievances

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - You can’t say Vladimir Putin lacks a pointed sense of humor. The entrée at the Russian president’s dinner for news agency editors on Saturday night was “Crimean flounder.” No kidding.<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin (C, facing the camera) meets with a group of …

Charlemagne: The Globish-Speaking Union

What language does Europe speak? France has lost its battle for French. Europeans now overwhelmingly opt for English. The Eurovision song contest, won this month by an Austrian cross-dresser, is mostly English-speaking, even if the votes are translated into French.<p>The European Union conducts ever …

Prohibition And Drugs: Press Down, Pop Up

The route, at least, is back in fashion. The proportion of cocaine imports entering the United States via the islands is rising, as clampdowns in Central America and Mexico push drugs gangs back to their old haunts.<p>The revival in Caribbean drugs traffic is just the latest example of the "balloon …

The 8 Worst Countries In The World To Work

The index measures each country against 97 indicators such as a right to strike, freedom of association, severity, and murder or disappearance. The countries were then given numerical ratings for each of these indicators and were ranked with a final score of 1-5 with 1 being best and 5+ being worst.<p>…

Republican star Mia Love gets second chance to make political history

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Utah’s Mia Love, a Republican darling who could become the first conservative black woman elected to U.S. Congress, is getting a second, and likely better, chance to make history after narrowly losing to a popular incumbent Democrat in 2012.<p>Republican U.S. congressional …

A Toast to Georgia

Travel<p>From the dynamic capital of Tbilisi to remote villages in the Caucasus, the wine-fueled feast means one thing: When you're here, you're family.<p><i>From the June/July 2014 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler<p>THE TABLE IS SET for the <i>supra</i>, the traditional feast around which all Georgian life …

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Jerry Seinfeld's Reruns Still Make Him Hollywood's Wealthiest Actor

Thanks to the latest round of licensing deals for <i>Seinfeld</i> reruns last year, comedian Jerry Seinfeld has landed as Hollywood’s wealthiest actor with a …

Yeah, B--ch! Aaron Paul Is Ready To Return For 'Better Call Saul'

It hasn't even been a full year since "Breaking Bad" ended and we're already missing the lovable, foul-mouthed, meth-dealing Jesse Pinkman. His signature slogan hasn't graced our ears in a while (unless, like us, you have your iPhone programmed to say "Yeah, bitch" every time someone sends you a …

Following "Major Family Drama," Rob Kardashian Skipped Kimye's Wedding

He caught a flight back to Los Angeles this morning. WOW.<p>This would be a huge plotline for <i>Keeping Up With The Kardashians</i> for sweeps week if (1) the show's cameras were actually rolling during Kimye's wedding prep and (2) it weren't arguably too sad/dramatic for the show, for real. Rob Kardashian …