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Australia to boycott global summit on treaty to ban nuclear weapons

Australia will boycott global negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons at the United Nations next month.<p>The global summit, to be held in New York on 27 March, will go ahead with Australia out of the room.<p>“The Australian government’s long-standing position is that the proposed treaty to ban …

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The best running headphones 2018 for gym, exercise and, obviously, running

By Duncan Bell<p>Although people tend to search for 'running headphones' (or 'headphones for running'), what follows is a list of Bluetooth gym buds …

Ukraine War - Russian armed forces use newest counter-sniper ASVK rifle

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Ukraine parliament approves new government

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament approved the formation of a new government Tuesday, bringing an end to weeks of behind-the-scenes political …

H.Res.758 - 113th Congress (2013-2014): Strongly condemning the actions of the Russian Federation, under President Vladimir Putin, which has carried out a policy of aggression against neighboring countries aimed at political and economic domination.

Shown Here:<br>Passed House amended (12/04/2014)<p>Supports the efforts by President Poroshenko and the people of Ukraine to establish a lasting peace for …

Ukraine's revolution: Making sense of a year of chaos

<b>A year has passed since the start of Ukraine's "Revolution of Honour".</b><p>The student protests organised to force President Viktor Yanukovych and Prime Minister Mykola Azarov to sign an association agreement with the EU developed into a revolution that overthrew the government and sparked a …

The Majority Of Russians Believe Their Troops Are Not Fighting In Ukraine

The poll by the independent Levada research group suggested 25 percent of respondents did not believe the Kremlin's denials that Russia has sent soldiers to back separatists fighting Ukrainian government forces in the eastern regions.<p>The survey of 1,600 people, carried out from Nov. 14-17, showed …

At least 16 killed, 28 policemen wounded in Russia's Chechnya attack

GROZNY/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a police post and stormed a building on Thursday in Grozny, capital of Russia’s southern province of Chechnya, killing 10 policemen in clashes in which 10 of the attackers were also killed.<p>The burnt exterior of the Press House, a local media agency, is seen …

New York's anti-Ukrainian art gallery, and the far-right Russian network behind it

Article by: Mat Babiak<p>Two weeks ago a number of buses and subways engaged in an advertising blitz for an art exhibit opening in New York City titled …

Ukraine conflict: How is the country coping one year on?

Services have been held in Ukraine to mark the anniversary of the mass protests which sparked the downfall of former president Viktor Yanukovych, and the lives which have been lost in the ensuing conflict.<p>US Vice-President Joe Biden, on a visit to the country, accused Russia of a "flagrant …

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Heckled on Maidan Anniversary

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was shouted down by angry relatives of 100 protesters killed in Kiev's "Euromaidan" revolution at a ceremony on Friday to pay tribute to the victims. Frustrated by Poroshenko's failure to bring officials of the previous government to justice, the family members …

Moldova, eyeing Ukraine, divided on Europe integration as election nears

CHISINAU (Reuters) - An election in ex-Soviet Moldova next weekend will decide how closely it sticks to its path of European integration in defiance of Russia, as neighboring Ukraine struggles to handle a war triggered by following a similar pro-Europe line.<p>(R-L) Ukrainian President Petro …

Thousands protest in Moscow over Russia's involvement in Ukraine

Thousands of people gathered in central Moscow on Sundayto protest against their country's involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine at an All-Russian March for Peace, the first large anti-Kremlin rally since the conflict started in April.<p>The march for an "end to the Russian regime's …

Arson arrest made as 10 wildfires scorch California; state emergency declared

As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of having deliberately set one of the larger fires that was burning nearly uncontrollably over 111 square miles, officials said.<p>Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, faces one felony count of arson with a special allegation of a …

8 Photos Showing The 'King Fire' That's Ripping Through California

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California's rugged Sierra Nevada battled to gain the upper hand on Wednesday against a blaze that threatened at least 2,000 homes and has displaced hundreds of residents as flames roared for a fifth day through dry timber and brush west of Lake Tahoe.<p>The …

Ukraine Approves EU Pact And Temporary Self-Rule For Rebels

Ukraine's parliament has granted separatist-held areas temporary self-rule and given militants amnesty in a vote aimed at quelling a months-long insurgency that has threatened to permanently cleave.<p>The parliamentary move comes in tandem with another to expand economic ties with the European Union …

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures

Giant wall of dust sweeps through Phoenix, Arizona - timelapse video

Timelapse footage shows a giant wall of dust blow through Phoenix, Arizona, over the weekend. The dust storm, caused by 40mph winds, swept through the metropolitan area on Saturday, covering cars, buildings and planes. The National Weather Service issued a dust warning for the area and hundreds of …

Ukraine, Russia looking for way to end fighting

Russia and Ukraine said Wednesday they were moving toward a cease-fire to halt months of bloody fighting, as President Obama condemned Moscow's aggression and pledged that NATO will protect allies who fear they could become Russia's next target.<p>In Washington, the Pentagon said 200 U.S. troops will …

Russia locks onto U.S. spy plane

The Cold War aerial games of chicken portrayed in the movie "Top Gun" are happening in real life again nearly 30 years later.<p>A U.S. Air Force spy plane evaded an encounter with the Russian military on July 18, just a day after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed by a suspected surface-to-air …

Watching the Eclipse

Ambassador Michael McFaul was there when the promise of democracy came to Russia—and when it began to fade.<p>In January, 2012, Michael McFaul, a tenured political scientist from Stanford and President Obama’s chief adviser on Russia through the first term, arrived in Moscow with his wife and two sons …

Ukraine: Rebels still manipulating crash site

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine's foreign minister said Monday that pro-Russian separatists are continuing to try to manipulate the wreckage of the …

More senators seek military aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic senators joined their Republican colleagues Wednesday in calling for some U.S. military aid to Ukraine after receiving a …

Yosemite river preservation plan takes away all the fun for visitors

The brilliance of our national park system lies in its dual mission to preserve public lands and allow recreation in ways that leave those lands …

MH17: Russia is not yet ready to abandon rebel groups

No one could have predicted the gruesomely random turn that the east Ukraine conflict took last week. When the first rumours about a Malaysian passenger flight going missing broke on Thursday afternoon, it was the kind of moment that led to double takes.<p>Journalists, officials and people around the …

Official: Ukraine now in control of Donetsk airport - CNN.com

Smoke rises near the airport traffic control tower in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine on Monday.<p><i>CNN's Christiane Amanpour will interview Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko live on TV at 11am ET/1700 CET</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Ukrainian forces have taken full control of Donetsk airport as they continue to fight …

Russia caught editing Wikipedia entry about MH17

The world is still reeling from the shock of the deaths of 298 people on Malaysian flight MH17, which was shot down in Ukraine yesterday, but the …

Is Track Town USA's Monopoly on Hosting Major Meets Good for the Sport?

Link to Media<p>Without question, Eugene, Oregon (aka Track Town USA) is the mecca of track and field in America. Such a concentration of world-class competition drawn to a relatively remote corner of the world, year after year, is not the result of dumb luck.<p>It is the product of decades of historic …

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Sloviansk: Turning point for Ukraine?

<b>The hoisting of the Ukrainian flag over Sloviansk and Kramatorsk was not just a key moment in Kiev's continuing battle against its pro-Russian insurgency, it was also somewhat unexpected.</b><p>Ukrainian officials have claimed a string of successes in the past week, ever since President Petro Poroshenko …