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Eastern Ukraine and western reaction | Financial Times

As the situation in eastern Ukraine gets ever more volatile, the West is still trying to figure out what to do. On Monday April 14th, EU foreign …

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FIRST ON CNN: Ukraine warns Russia in phone call: Don’t invade

Ukraine’s Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs, Andrii Deshchytsia, warned Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in a phone call on Monday not to invade his country.<p>“I expressed our concern about the situation,” Deshchytsia told CNN’s Fred Pleitgen, sitting in for Christiane Amanpour. “I also …

Ukraine fears 'Crimea scenario' in east

Ukraine's acting president has pledged "anti-terrorist measures" after pro-Russian protesters declared the region of Donetsk an independent republic and clashes erupted in two other eastern cities.<p>In a televised appeal on Monday, Oleksandr Turchynov said that the action in Kharkiv, Donetsk and …

Apple And Google And The Fight For The Mobile Ecosystem: A Conversation And Review

In 2003, Neonode, a Santa Clara-based company that makes touch sensing technology, patented a process called “Gliding the object along the touch sensitive area from left to right.” The process looked and worked very similar to the “Slide to Unlock” feature on Apple’s iPhone.<p>When asked about it, …

Secret talks on future of Britain's nuclear arsenal

While the Nato allies are collectively preoccupied by Vladimir Putin's intentions in eastern Europe, Britain and the US are secretly renegotiating a pact which is a bedrock of their very special bilateral relationship.<p>Their Mutual Defence Agreement (MDA), first signed in 1958, is due for renewal …

Legal challenges undermining armed forces, say MPs

<b>An "unprecedented" number of legal challenges to the Ministry of Defence could result in commanders withholding troops from battle, MPs have warned.</b><p>The Defence Committee said this could lead to more civilian "bloodshed", with airstrikes used instead of soldiers.<p>It said a legal judgement allowing …

Ukraine crisis: No sign of Russian troop pullout - Nato

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1065000/1065440_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1530954262_bcd4653c4268e8d560d78159730e0709<p><b>Nato is not seeing a Russian troop pullout from the border with Ukraine, the military alliance's chief has said.</b><p>Anders Fogh Rasmussen again stressed …

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Here's Where Richard Meier's Project Models Go to Retire

The <b>Richard Meier Model Museum,</b> located in a converted warehouse in New Jersey, is like a carefully curated retirement community—a leisure palace, if you will—for mini versions of the work of renowned American architect <b>Richard Meier.</b> As part of the Jersey City's <b>Mana Contemporary</b> art museum, this …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

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A Printer That Develops Your iPhone Pics Into Lasting Polaroids

Previously on Kickstarter and finally available for order, the Impossible Lab is an analog gadget that lets you print Polaroids from your iPhone. It’s brilliant. Here’s why.<p>There are plenty of ways to turn an iPhone picture into a Polaroid-like print, from online services like Moo to portable Wi-Fi …

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This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Putin signs Crimea treaty as Ukraine serviceman dies in attack

MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Defying Ukrainian protests and Western sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty in Moscow on Tuesday making Crimea part of Russia again but said he did not plan to seize any other regions of Ukraine.<p>On the peninsula, a Ukrainian serviceman was killed when …

Why it’s easier to rob bitcoins than banks

On the heels of hundreds of thousands of bitcoins disappearing from the now bankrupt Mt. Gox trading exchange, bitcoin bank Flexcoin announced that …

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Virtual currency to remain, but is bitcoin the future?

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Virtual currencies have gained traction in the five years since the first bitcoin was created, but it’s less clear if …

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Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The global cost of cybercrime in 2013 was estimated by McAfee to be upwards of $300 billion. One in five small businesses have now been on the receiving end of an attack and every day one million more individuals become victims …

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You Don't Need A Nobel Prize To Be Wrong About Bitcoin, But It Helps

The internet may have brought us unlimited sources of news and opinion, but the <i>New York Times</i> still has powers that few of the new generation can muster. Among those is the ability to claim two Nobel Prize-winning economists among its staff: the op-ed columnist Paul Krugman and Economic View’s …

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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Field Manage app review: meant for small businesses

Introduction<p>If you own a small business that involves remote employees then you know exactly how important it is to track and manage things in an …

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This data will self-destruct: Snapchat meets encrypted messaging

The only thing better than encrypting messages, it seems, is also setting them up to self-destruct. Cue the "Mission: Impossible" theme.<p>That's the …

How to Negotiate a Lease -- A Beginner's Guide for Retailers

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In the fifth edition of his book</i> Retail in Detail<i>, retail business owner and consultant Ronald L. Bond offers small-business owners an updated, no-nonsense guide to the world of retailing. In this edited excerpt, the author</i> …

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How to choose the perfect whisky for Christmas

When buying whisky for the tippler in your life, don’t forget Japanese, Irish and American labels<p>What to buy for the person who has everything? For many people, there’s only one answer: good whisky. More than 60 per cent of single malts are purchased as presents, and over the festive period sales …

Can You Muscle Up?

The muscle-up is one of the most coveted CrossFit exercises that takes a ton of strength and practice to master. In concept, a perfectly executed …

Japanese man born to wealthy parents is accidentally switched at birth and endures life of poverty

Japanese man switched at birth and grew up in poverty, only to discover the infant he had traded places with had grown up in luxury<p>A Japanese man born to wealthy parents grew up in poverty after being given to another couple in a hospital six decades ago, while the infant who took his place went to …

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