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Parents of Navy SEAL Killed in Action Demand Obama’s Resignation

The Parents of a Navy SEAL, killed in action, issued a stern open letter calling for President Barack Obama to resign after the beheading of American war correspondent James Foley and a sense that America is weaker now because of the president’s inaction.<p>President Barack Obama speaks with a golf …

Ukraine crisis: Novoazovsk targeted by rebels

<b>Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have pushed their way into the port of Novoazovsk, threatening to open up a new front in the war.</b><p>The mayor of the town on the Sea of Azov confirmed rebels had entered, as jubilant rebel supporters shared photos of advancing tanks on social media.<p>Ukrainian …

Russia

The Best Places to Visit in Miami... in Two Days

So you're going to Miami for a weekend of fun in the sun. You're planning on checking out the city's art, food, museums, beaches, and hotels. Well, look no further! We've made you this fool-proof two-day guide to Magic City, that'll have you in vacay paradise in no time.<p>1. What to see:<p>Perez Art …

The Air Force Is Working On A New Bomber

The B-52 may finally have a grandchild.<p>The U.S. Air Force is quietly ramping up spending on a future bomber, according to a report by the Congressional Research Service published earlier this month. The Air Force also sent requirements for the program to the industry earlier this week. The goal is …

Aviation

She’s a Young Conservative Mother Who Posted a Picture That Would Make a Liberal’s Head ‘Explode’ — She Tells Us How Some Reacted

Holly Fisher is no stranger to people disagreeing with her political beliefs. But the West Virginia mother has recently been receiving death threats, some that have extended beyond her to her children.<p>It all started with this photo, which earned her the nickname “Hobby Lobby Holly.”<p>Image source: …

Ukraine President Poroshenko hails 'turning point'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1090000/1090662_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1526947294_84e5e28ba4ce696a0c4670d4f4c3a2b6<p><b>Ukraine's president has hailed the recapture of the rebel stronghold of Sloviansk as the start of a turning point in the three-month conflict.</b><p>Petro …

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O'Reilly: Ingraham plan dooms GOP

Bill O’Reilly is pegging Laura Ingraham’s opinion of using mass deportation to address illegal immigration as a “draconian” idea that would “destroy the Republican Party.”<p>The heated debate arose on Wednesday after O’Reilly asked on his Fox News show, “The O’Reilly Factor,” what Ingraham would do to …

Kiev government to deploy troops in Ukraine's east in bid to restore order

Turning to force to try to restore its authority in the vital industrial east, Ukraine's government announced Sunday it was sending in troops to try to quash an increasingly brazen pro-Russian insurgency, despite repeated warnings from the Kremlin.<p>Accusing Moscow of fomenting the unrest, Ukrainian …

Ukraine must have real, not cosmetic, constitutional reform: Russia | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday Ukraine must carry out “real” rather than “cosmetic” constitutional reform and prove its independence from the West.<p>Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov looks on as he attends the opening session of the Nuclear Security …

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The View From Kiev: Coping With Ukraine's Unfinished Revolution

"There is no victory," a psychologist working with protesters says, "only a potential victory."<p>KIEV—In front of the scorched husk of the city's Trade Union building, three young men in grubby fatigues sit outside a tent pitched on Independence Square, their faces rattled and vacant. One stares up …

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Vladimir Putin tightens grip on Crimea, bringing region to 'brink of war'

Ukraine mobilises troops as Kerry attacks 'incredible act of aggression' by Russia after hundreds of soldiers surround base<p>The fledgling government in Kiev put the country on a war footing on Sunday as the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, tightened his grip on the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula of …

Nato warns that Russia is risking Europe's peace and security

Tensions rise as Vladimir Putin mobilises all reservists and US Secretary of State John Kerry flies into Kiev<p>Ukraine has mobilised for war amid warnings from Nato that Russia's annexation of Crimea "threatens peace and security in Europe".<p>With tension nearing boiling point, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, …

Opposing groups clash in Ukraine's Crimea region

KIEV, Ukraine --Clashes in Ukraine on Wednesday between demonstrators supporting Russian involvement in the Crimea region and those opposed left one person dead of an apparent heart attack and many others injured, officials said.<p>The violence in Simferopol, the capital of Crimea in southern Ukraine, …

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Ukraine update: Opposition leader assumes presidential powers

The beleaguered Viktor Yanukovych left Kiev to join his support base, while leadership remains tenuous<p>KIEV, Ukraine — A top Ukrainian opposition figure assumed presidential powers Sunday, plunging Ukraine into new uncertainty after a deadly political standoff — and boosting long-jailed Yulia …

Head Of Ukrainian Parliament Assumes Presidential Power

<b>This post was updated at 4:00 p.m. ET.</b><p>Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's opponents are moving quickly to take government power, although no one is certain how permanent those moves will be.<p>The Ukrainian legislature has voted to give the president's powers temporarily to the Parliament speaker, …

Ukraine: Yulia Tymoshenko released as country lurches towards split

Ukraine's former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was freed from custody on Saturday, as President Viktor Yanukovych's fall from power threatened to leave Ukraine dangerously split.<p>Parliament in Kiev voted to remove the president from power and called elections for 25 May, while politicians from the …

Ukraine president seeks to defuse crisis, calls for early elections

KIEV, Ukraine -- Embattled Ukrainian President<p>Viktor Yanukovich<p>acknowledged the opposition's victory Friday by initiating early presidential and parliamentary elections and a plan to form a coalition government.<p>“In these tragic days when Ukraine suffered such heavy losses, when people died on both …

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Ukraine truce collapses; 73 people killed in fresh clashes

KIEV, Ukraine -- At least 20 protesters were killed Thursday morning as gunfire rang out in central Kiev, breaking the shaky truce reached between President Victor Yanukovich and opposition leaders the previous night.<p>Oleh Musiy, chief of the<p>protestcamp health service, told The Times that dozens …

Law Enforcement

EU imposes sanctions on Ukrainian officials

The European Union has agreed to impose a travel ban and asset freeze on Ukrainian officials who are deemed responsible for the violence in the country, according to EU foreign ministers and officials.<p>Thursday's announcement came hours after at least 70 people were killed in the anti-government …

At least 25 killed in Ukraine as president alleges coup attempt

KIEV, Ukraine -- As the death toll in Kiev's violent political<p>confrontationrose dramatically to at least 25 Wednesday, embattled Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich laid blame for the violence on protest leaders and threatened a tough response.<p>Pointing to continued clashes in Kiev's Independence …

Protest

Police Descend on Kiev Protest Camp After a Deadly Day of Demonstrations

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Kiev administration building, vacated by protesters a fortnight ago, is on fire …

Ted Cruz’s Latest Stand Is Going to Infuriate Republicans (and Democrats)

After the GOP-led House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to increase the nation’s debt ceiling with no strings attached, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) vowed to seek out a 60-vote threshold when the Senate votes on the measure.<p>When the debt ceiling bill, passed in the House with the help of 28 …

Things Get Tense When Geraldo Rivera Accuses Bill O’Reilly of Stripping Obama of His ‘Majesty’ in Super Bowl Interview

During a tense exchange on Friday’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” Geraldo Rivera accused Bill O’Reilly of stripping President Barack Obama of his “majesty” during his highly-watched Super Bowl interview.<p>(Fox News)<p>Rivera said the president wasn’t given the respect he deserves and as a result the interview …