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03/06/14 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks: Obama assures eastern Europe that the US will not abandon it

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» Obama assures eastern Europe that the US will not abandon it
03/06/14 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Responding to the crisis in Ukraine, the US president has given military assurances on the security of eastern European states Barack Obama has assured Poland and its eastern ...
» FBI Chases 'Ringleader' Behind Cyber Threat
03/06/14 11:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The Russian, who tops FBI's cyber-crime most wanted list, is thought to be hiding in his home country or sailing the Black Sea.
» Florida judge accused of punching attorney - Washington Post
03/06/14 11:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CBS News Florida judge accused of punching attorney Washington Post VIERA, Fla. — A judge on Florida's space coast is accused of punching an assistant public defender during an a...
» Putin to meet Merkel during D-Day visit, no plans to meet Obama
03/06/14 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in France on Friday during a visit on the 70th anniversary of the Allied D-Day landi...
» President Obama's Europe Trip
03/06/14 11:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. President Barack Obama's European trip includes stops in Poland, Belgium and France.
» Obama Defends Swap of Taliban for American P.O.W.
03/06/14 11:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. “The United States has always had a pretty sacred rule, and that is: we don’t leave our men or women in uniform behind,” the president said.
» James Joyce had syphilis, new study claims
03/06/14 11:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Scholar says that drug given to Ulysses author for complaints including failing sight was only ever prescribed for this condition James Joyce, who wrote of his worsening visio...
» Obama wants 'good relations with Russia'
03/06/14 11:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. President Obama discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin and the relationship between the U.S. and Russia.
» The 6 U.S. Soldiers Who Died Searching For Bowe Bergdahl
03/06/14 10:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More Bergdahl in Stable Condition And on ‘Path to Complete Recovery’ Veterans Blame ‘Deserter’ Bergdahl for Troop Deaths The U.S.-Afghanistan Prisoner Swap Doesn’t Signal Peac...
» Bergdahl in Stable Condition And on ‘Path to Complete Recovery’
03/06/14 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is in stable condition and will remain hospitalized as he is treated for a number of conditions, the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany ...
» Russia, NATO Spar Over Military Forces in Central Europe
03/06/14 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. With Russia pulling most of its roughly 40,000 troops away from its border with Ukraine, NATO and Russia have started sparring over the nation’s new cross-border tactic.   As armed units ...
» Juan Carlos' Legacy Shrouded by Recent Family Scandals
03/06/14 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. King Juan Carlos, who announced plans to abdicate on Monday, helped guide Spain to democracy after the death of dictator Francisco Franco, but his 40-year reign was clouded at its end by ...
» Hungary raids NGOs, accuses Norway of political meddling
03/06/14 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BUDAPEST/OSLO (Reuters) - Hungarian government agents on Monday raided the offices of three non-government organizations that help distribute Norwegian grants in a conflict that has so...
» Release of 'deserter' Bowe Bergdahl prompts anger from former colleagues
03/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. 'I was pissed off then, and I am even more so now' Petition demands Bergdahl face military justice in US The release of American soldier Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Tal...
» World Briefing: Blair Urges E.U. Leaders to Heed Lessons of Elections
03/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair of Britain called on European Union leaders to heed the “wake-up call” of the recent European elections by delivering better living standards.
» Gay pride struggle in Russia
03/06/14 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. A look at the difficulties faced by people in Moscow who want to hold a gay pride rally. CNN's Phil Black reports.
» Obama’s New Doctrine of Diplomacy Faces Hard Test in Europe
03/06/14 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. President Obama laid out his vision last week for a style of global leadership based not on military strength but on moral authority, economic muscle and, above all, the abili...
» Obama Didn’t Negotiate With ‘Terrorists’ for Bergdahl
03/06/14 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. The GOP has several complaints about the controversial deal the Obama Administration negotiated with the Afghan Taliban for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl . Topping th...
» David Cameron again locks horns with Angela Merkel over EU top job
03/06/14 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Prime minister seeking to block Jean-Claude Juncker from becoming president of the European commission David Cameron has clashed again with Angela Merkel over the top job in t...
» Police Target Two Worldwide Cybercrime Networks
03/06/14 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Police agencies in the United States and around the world have disrupted two computer crime networks that officials say stole more than $100 million from thousands of people. Also, the U....
» White House Launches Anti-Putin Online Trolling Campaign
03/06/14 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The European Union Times - World News, Breaking News. Russian writer idaltae tweeted the following: White House launches propaganda at troll level pic.twitter.com/S45vJokXN2 Because she didn’t say what sea...
» Europe Worries About Homegrown Radical Islamists
03/06/14 10:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. European agencies are straining to coordinate intelligence and surveillance of their own citizens, now estimated to number up to 2,000, who have traveled to Syria to fight alongside re...
» Accused Russian hacker claimed authorship of 'Zeus' malware: FBI - Reuters
03/06/14 10:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. ABC News Accused Russian hacker claimed authorship of 'Zeus' malware: FBI Reuters SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Russian man charged by U.S. authorities on Monday with controlling a...
» Your right to know now up to Congress: Our view - USA TODAY
03/06/14 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Your right to know now up to Congress: Our view USA TODAY The Supreme Court's decision Monday to turn down an appeal by a New York Times reporter who could face prison for refusi...
» Strategy and Objectives for Gaining Soldier’s Release Shifted Over Time
03/06/14 09:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. For more than two years, the Obama administration maneuvered to make a deal to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl the start of a larger peace process for Afghanistan.
» Obama visit to region highlights very different paths taken by Poland and Ukraine
03/06/14 09:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. WARSAW — In the 25 years since it became a democracy, Poland has emerged as one of the biggest successes of the post-Cold War...
» Ex-Brooklyn Prosecutor Charles J. Hynes Accused of Misuse of Funds - New York Times
03/06/14 09:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Ex-Brooklyn Prosecutor Charles J. Hynes Accused of Misuse of Funds New York Times A New York City Department of Investigation inquiry has implicated Charles J. Hynes, the former ...
» US Accuses Russian Hacker in Huge Computer Scam
03/06/14 09:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. Justice Department has accused a Russian computer hacker of leading an international operation targeting hundreds of thousands of computers with malware that allowed hackers to s...
» If Bowe Bergdahl Is a Deserter, What Should Be Done With Him?
03/06/14 09:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. As Army veterans who served with Bowe Bergdahl continued to denounce what they described as desertion — an act that reportedly led to the death of some of the GIs who tried to...
» Bowe Bergdahl’s Vanishing Before Capture Angered His Unit
03/06/14 09:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The release of the U.S. soldier has created political problems for both parties amid allegations that he had left his base without permission. the Obama administration, which is having to d...
» Ukraine rejects autonomy calls for ethnic Hungarians made by Orban
03/06/14 09:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A senior Ukrainian official has rejected calls for autonomy for ethnic Hungarians in western Ukraine made by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, suggesting this...
» Controversy over soldier exchanges
03/06/14 09:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Controversy over soldier exchanges The U.S. solider exchange of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is reminiscent of an Israeli solider exchange. CNN's Ian Lee reports. From: CNNInternational ...
» New Fighting Reported in Eastern Ukraine
03/06/14 09:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Ukraine’s interior minister said that separatist fighters had attacked government vehicles but that the attack had been repulsed.
» Obama arrives in Poland to reassure eastern Europe over Ukraine
03/06/14 09:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WARSAW (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama landed in Poland on Tuesday at the start of a four-day trip to Europe meant to reassure allies there that the United States has their bac...
» Op-Ed Contributor: The Mirage of Political Islam
03/06/14 09:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Five years after his Cairo speech, Obama needs to end his administration’s confusion of Muslims with Islamists.
» Freed US Soldier: Petition Calls For Charges
03/06/14 09:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. As the Obama administration faces criticism for its prisoner exchange deal, some accuse Sgt Bowe Bergdahl of desertion.
» Obama Asks for $1B to Boost U.S. Military in Europe
03/06/14 09:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. (WARSAW, Poland) — President Barack Obama called on Congress Tuesday to back a $1 billion effort to boost the U.S. military presence across Europe, as he sought to ease anxiet...
» Ukrainian forces in fierce clash with pro-Russian separatists in rebel-held city
03/06/14 09:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian security forces clashed fiercely with pro-Russian separatists Tuesday near a rebel-held eastern ...
» Obama, in Warsaw, Pledges Solidarity With Eastern Europe
03/06/14 08:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. As he began a four-day European trip, President Obama announced more steps to bolster security in The president, embarking on a four-day trip, said that the security of the nations of centr...
» Fighting rages between army and separatists in eastern Ukraine town
03/06/14 08:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV (Reuters) - Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine for the second straight day on Tuesday as the army rolled out an offensive against pro-Russia separatists holding the city of Slavian...
» How activity trackers remove our rights to our most intimate data
03/06/14 08:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Are we happy to allow companies to gather details of every heartbeat and minute of sleep, then deny us access to that data? Apple unveils move towards health and home in new i...
» Puerto Rican bank, US territory's government caught up in bitter fight over $230 million
03/06/14 02:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Puerto Rico. The Canadian Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico's government and one of the island's biggest banks are locked in a heated battle over $230 million as both sides struggle to regain their...
» In Puerto Rico, Cocaine Gains Access to U.S.
03/06/14 02:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Puerto Rico. Increasingly thwarted by scrutiny on the United States-Mexico border, drug smugglers are opting to move their merchandise through Puerto Rico instead.
» Top cop: PR Police Department reform will cost $200M over the next
03/06/14 02:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Caribbean Business. Top cop: PR Police Department reform will cost $200M over the next decade A sweeping overhaul of the Puerto Rico Police Department required the U.S. Depar ... Horizon Lines is forecasti...
» PR, Spain seek to tighten trade ties
03/06/14 02:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Caribbean Business. PR, Spain seek to tighten trade ties Gov. Alejandro García Padilla and other Puerto Rico officials are pitching the i ... Vieques and Culebra business owners and residents say a marked ...
» Former Army officer being called on to monitor sweeping reform
03/06/14 02:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Caribbean Business. Former Army officer being called on to monitor sweeping reform of PR police Retired Army officer and security expert Arnaldo Claudio is being enlisted to ov ... Businesses grow as Holly...
» NATO Ministers To Discuss Ukrainian, Georgian Defense Reforms
02/06/14 14:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A senior NATO official says alliance defense chiefs will meet on June 3-4 with defense officials from Ukraine and Georgia to discuss reforms in the two countries' militar...
» Separatists Storm Border Post in Eastern Ukraine
02/06/14 14:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. About 500 rebels attacked the building in Luhansk in an effort to open the border with Russia to receive forces and supplies, a government spokesman said.
» Putin Injects State History Curriculum With a Dose of Crimea
02/06/14 14:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. President Vladimir Putin ordered the inclusion of a section on Crimea in the unified educational curriculum that all history textbooks will be required to conform to in public...
» NSA Gathering Photos For Face Recognition Tool
02/06/14 14:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The US intelligence agency reportedly sifts through millions of images every day for usable photographs of people.
» Russia grants gas respite but seeks U.N. vote on Ukraine
02/06/14 14:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DONETSK Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused Ukrainian authorities on Monday of escalating violence against civilians in the rebel-held east of the country, even as it offered Kie...
» Iran hackers use social media to spy
02/06/14 14:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. CNN's Elise Labott reports on a new report alleging an elaborate espionage scheme by Iranian hackers.
» A brief history of gay marriage
02/06/14 14:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. A brief history of gay marriage Sally Kohn explores this history of gay marriage from Plato to today. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:44 More in News & P...
» Does Bowe Bergdahl's release signal an end to the 'war on terror'?
02/06/14 14:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. The deal to swap a US soldier for five Taliban prisoners may be evidence of the pragmatism underlying Obama's foreign policy What strikes you first is the human predicament. S...
» The U.S.-Afghanistan Prisoner Swap Doesn’t Signal Peace on the Horizon
02/06/14 14:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Bowe Bergdahl, the last remaining U.S. POW in Afghanistan, has been released in exchange for five Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo. More India’s Rapes Too Often Excused as...
» Edward Snowden NSA whistleblowing story to be filmed by Oliver Stone
02/06/14 14:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Director of Platoon and JFK will direct a big budget adaptation of Guardian journalist Luke Harding's book about Snowden's role in exposing the NSA's surveillance culture Oliv...
» Six Americans detained in Honduras
02/06/14 14:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Six Americans who were salvaging goods from the bottom of the sea off the coast of Honduras have sat in a jail there for over three weeks as officials have charged them with illegal weapon...
» Battling Destructive Computer Viruses, Agents Seize Networks Used by Hackers
02/06/14 14:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. A coordinated strike by government agents in the United States and Europe targeted two of the world’s most pernicious viruses.
» FBI manhunt for California man - KGNS.tv
02/06/14 14:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. FBI manhunt for California man KGNS.tv SAN FRANCISCO, CA (NBC/KNTV) - An FBI manhunt is underway for a California man considered armed and dangerous. The nationwide search for 42...
» Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, prisoner swaps and the real price of freedom
02/06/14 14:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. The US government agreed to free five Afghans held in Guantanamo Bay in return for the Taliban's release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Was it a good deal? Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl'...
» Obama travels to Europe, expected to urge leaders to keep pressure on Russia - Fox News
02/06/14 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Fox News Obama travels to Europe, expected to urge leaders to keep pressure on Russia Fox News President Barack Obama will press European leaders this week to keep up pressure on...
» President Resigns in Georgia’s Breakaway Region of Abkhazia
02/06/14 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. President Aleksandr Z. Ankvab, whose popularity had plummeted amid deteriorating economic conditions, stepped down as the leader of Abkhazia, a breakaway region of Georgia.
» Philly Newspaper Owner Killed In Plane Crash
02/06/14 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Lewis Katz, who recently won a year-long battle to secure control of a top Philadelphia newspaper, is among seven killed.
» President of Breakaway Georgian Region Abkhazia Resigns
02/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The president of Abkhazia announced his resignation Sunday, days after the breakaway Georgian region was plunged into political chaos.
» NATO to discuss reinforcing troops in Poland-German defense ministry
02/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BERLIN (Reuters) - NATO defense ministers will discuss temporarily reinforcing forces in Poland when they meet in Brussels this week, a spokesman for the German defense ministry said o...
» Is Wikipedia a reliable source for medical advice?
02/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Although Wikipedia's content can sometimes be questionable, its medical information often stands up to peer-reviewed literature It's not uncommon for doctors to type unusual s...
» Administration Defends Swap With Taliban to Free U.S. Soldier
02/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The White House pushed back against Republican criticism that the deal was a dangerous transgression of longstanding policy against negotiating with terror groups, and might have violated A...
» Report: NSA Collects Millions Of Photos For Facial Recognition Project - Texas Public Radio
02/06/14 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Report: NSA Collects Millions Of Photos For Facial Recognition Project Texas Public Radio Because of the big news about the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, we missed another ...
» FBI: Suspect with explosives wanted after S.F. raid - SFGate
02/06/14 10:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. SFGate FBI: Suspect with explosives wanted after S.F. raid SFGate (06-01) 13:10 PDT -- Federal agents are conducting a nationwide manhunt for a suspect who is considered armed an...
» Documents detail NSA's facial recognition database - WPXI Pittsburgh
02/06/14 10:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Documents detail NSA's facial recognition database WPXI Pittsburgh Smile for the NSA! The New York Times is reporting the NSA has been vacuuming up images from its global surveil...
» Freed Soldier Faces Long Struggle Back to Normalcy
02/06/14 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. After nearly five years in captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was not only physically weakened, but also probably suffering deep psychological wounds, captivity experts said.
» US Plane Crash Kills 7, Including Newspaper Co-owner
02/06/14 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. All seven people aboard a private business jet have been killed in a late-night crash in the United States, including the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper.   Authorities sa...
» High-profile Venezuelan prisoner ends hunger strike
02/06/14 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CARACAS (Reuters) - An imprisoned former Caracas police commissioner at the center of stalled political talks between Venezuela's government and opposition ended a hunger strike on Sun...
» Google gets one request every seven seconds to hide someone's past
02/06/14 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The figures indicate that large amounts of material could disappear from public reach as a direct result of an EU court decision that search engines must enforce a ‘right to be forgotten’.
» Last Surviving Child of Famed British PM Churchill Dies
02/06/14 10:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Award-winning British author Lady Mary Soames, the last surviving child of legendary Prime Minister Winston Churchill, has died at age 91.   Her son and member of parliament Nicholas Soam...
» Gay marriage now legal across Illinois - KSDK
02/06/14 10:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Gay marriage now legal across Illinois KSDK Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says the state is now "on the right side of history," as gay marriage becomes legal. Loading… Post t...
» U.S. Presses Financial Weaponry
02/06/14 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The Obama administration is trying to shore up international support for a growing arsenal of financial weaponry aimed at hitting foreign adversaries with limited cost to allies.
» Obama to Urge Europe to Stay Tough on Russia
02/06/14 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. President Barack Obama, concerned international pressure on Russia may ease in the wake of a successful election in Ukraine, will use this week's visit to Europe to urge U.S. allies to...
» Krasnyy Luch Journal: At Ukraine’s Perilous Border, Law Is Dispensed by Men in Masks
02/06/14 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. A pro-Russian activist inspected a car last month at a checkpoint outside the village of Schastya, about 15 miles from the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk.
» Secret Deal Freed U.S. Soldier
02/06/14 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The exchange of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban detainees was the result of secret negotiations that began three years ago and ended with the retrieval of America's last known...
» With Ukraine Crisis Cooling, Obama Sets Off to Soothe European Friends
02/06/14 10:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The United States is boasting it rallied allies on the Continent to contain the Eastern European crisis, but many remain wary of what Putin may have in mind to do next.
» Bilderberg 2014: George Osborne and the man at the centre of everything
02/06/14 10:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. After terrifying John Major, Sir John Kerr has moved on to well-connected boardrooms and the heart of Bilderberg On the sun-drenched patio of the Marriott Hotel in Copenhagen ...
» FBI looking for SF man suspected of having explosives - KCRA Sacramento
02/06/14 10:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. FBI looking for SF man suspected of having explosives KCRA Sacramento The FBI has issued a nationwide alert to law enforcement agencies about a San Francisco social media consult...
» A Cooling in Poland’s Love Affair With the U.S.
02/06/14 09:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. When President Obama visits Poland on Tuesday, he will find a nation still heavily pro-American, but where the focus has turned to the European Union.
» Economic insecurity and the rise of nationalism
02/06/14 09:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Weak recovery has provided an opening for populist and protectionist parties to blame foreign trade and foreign workers for the prolonged malaise In the immediate aftermath of...
» Pro-Russian rebels attack eastern guard post in Ukraine
02/06/14 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. DONETSK, Ukraine — Waves of hundreds of pro-Russian insurgents stormed a border post in a key eastern Ukrainian city Monday a...
» Snowden is happy in Russia but would like to move to Brazil
02/06/14 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The European Union Times - World News, Breaking News. US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden If Brazil were to offer political asylum to Edward Snowden, he would gladly accept. The whistleblower told Brazil...
» Russia's Gazprom Gives Kyiv Extension Into Next Week in Gas Dispute
02/06/14 09:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russia's Gazprom gave Ukraine on Monday an extension into next week to resolve a gas price dispute at the heart of the two countries' confrontation, a day before Moscow was due to switch ...
» PM And Putin To Meet Over Ukraine Violence
02/06/14 09:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Prime Minister David Cameron will meet Russian president Vladimir Putin on Friday to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
» Spain's King Juan Carlos
02/06/14 09:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Spain's King Juan Carlos is stepping down from the throne, clearing the way for his son Prince Felipe to take over. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy made the abdication announcement on nation...
» Russia to Submit UN resolution on Ukraine Violence
02/06/14 09:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia will submit a draft United Nations Security Council resolution Monday calling for the creation of a humanitarian corridor in eastern Ukr...
» Hagel Defends Bergdahl Swap as Life-Saving ‘Prisoner Exchange’
02/06/14 09:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has defended a Qatari-mediated agreement to gain the release of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in exchange of five detained Taliban fighters.  He also...
» Russia signals opposition to Western-backed Syria aid plan
02/06/14 09:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov signaled on Monday that Russia would oppose a U.N. resolution authorizing cross-border aid deliveries to Syria if it threatened to enf...
» Op-Ed Contributor: Ukraine’s Festering Divisions
02/06/14 09:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Kiev hasn’t come close to reaching a comprehensive political settlement. The West should help.
» Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: Major Malfunction | Retro Report | The New York Times
02/06/14 09:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. Revisiting the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: Major Malfunction Disaster | Retro Report | The New York Times On Jan. 28, 1986, seven astronauts "slipped the surly bonds o...
» Spain's King Juan Carlos: I quit
02/06/14 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. After nearly 40 years on the throne, King Juan Carlos I of Spain said Monday that he will be stepping down.
» Who did U.S. swap Bergdahl for?
02/06/14 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. With the announcement that Sgt. Bergdahl was released also came news of five Gitmo detainees being transferred to Qatar.
» '5 militants killed' in attack on Ukraine border guard base
02/06/14 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Five militants were killed in the volatile eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk on Monday after they took part in a large coordinated assault Monday on a border guard base, an official at the...
» David Cameron to meet Vladimir Putin for Ukraine talks
02/06/14 09:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Prime minister will sit down with Russian president in France on Friday after event to mark 70th anniversary of D-day landings David Cameron is to meet the Russian president, ...
» Why we need a cyberwar treaty
02/06/14 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. We must take the prospect of cyberwar seriously and that means agreeing new international laws to define it The last month has been another extraordinary one for cyberspace. E...
» As many as four people missing after boat sinks off Chicago
01/06/14 16:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. (Reuters) - As many as four people were missing and two others were rescued after a power boat capsized and sank in chilly waters near Chicago, the Coast Guard said on Sunday.
» Bergdahl 'has trouble speaking English' after five-year Afghanistan captivity
01/06/14 16:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. US prisoner of war flown to Germany for medical checks amid criticism over reciprocal release of five from Guantánamo Bay The US prisoner of war released in Afghanistan at the...
» Bowe Bergdahl, American Soldier, Freed by Taliban in Prisoner Trade
01/06/14 13:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Sergeant Bergdahl, the lone American prisoner of war from the Afghan conflict, has been released in exchange for five Taliban prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Bay, officials said.
» Plane crash near Boston leaves seven dead - The Guardian
01/06/14 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. The Guardian Plane crash near Boston leaves seven dead The Guardian Guardian iPhone · iPad edition · Kindle · Guardian Weekly · Digital edition. The Guardia...
» Release of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl revives hopes for Afghan peace process
01/06/14 13:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Sergeant freed in exchange for five senior Taliban is heading to Germany for treatment after five-year ordeal A US soldier dramatically released in Afghanistan this weekend af...
» Hagel Celebrates Bowe Bergdahl’s Release in Surprise Afghan Visit
01/06/14 13:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, with James Cunningham, the American ambassador to Afghanistan, arrived at Bagram Air Base on Sunday. For Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, the release ...
» Netflix chief product officer: 'a separate, distinct channel for each customer'
01/06/14 13:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Binge-watching is 'a natural way to consume the story' says Neil Hunt, who outlines how Netflix develops personalised shows and the company's stance on net neutrality Your TV ...
» Conchita Wurst rubs shoulders with Bill Clinton at AIDS charity event, Vienna's Life Ball
01/06/14 13:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by ITN. Conchita Wurst rubs shoulders with Bill Clinton at AIDS charity event, Vienna's Life Ball Stars turn out for Europe's biggest AIDS charity event, Vienna's Life Ball. The former US president...
» Suspect Arrested in Jewish Museum Killings in Belgium
01/06/14 13:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. News reports said the suspect, Mehdi Nemmouche, 29, was thought to have traveled to Syria last year to join with radical Islamic fighters.
» Gareth Huntley: family suggests British military intelligence should be deployed
01/06/14 13:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Search for missing wildlife volunteer continues as UK the British defence secretary, Philip Hammond, arrives in Malaysia British military intelligence could help to find Garet...
» Turkish police use teargas against protesters in Istanbul - video
01/06/14 13:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Turkish police use teargas in central Istanbul to disperse protesters on Saturday, seeking to mark the one-year anniversary of mass anti-government demonstrations. Severa...
» 16 Missing in Russian Helicopter Crash
01/06/14 13:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russian Emergencies Ministry officials say 16 people are missing following a helicopter crash.   Officials say two people were rescued after the Mi-8 helicopter crashed into a lake Saturd...
» China Chafes at Christianity's Growth | The New York Times
01/06/14 13:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. China Chafes at Christianity's Growth | The New York Times As Christianity continues its rapid rise in China, some believers feel discriminated against by public policies and...
» German Defense Ministry: NATO to Discuss Reinforcing Troops in Poland
01/06/14 13:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. NATO defence ministers will discuss temporarily reinforcing their forces in Poland when they meet in Brussels this week, a spokesman for the German defence ministry said on Sunday. It has...
» Homophobia is deep-rooted, rife and ultimately doomed
01/06/14 13:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. A study shows gay men are seen as a contaminant. But as gender roles become more fluid, old prejudices will surely die Who knew cleaning wipes had so many diverse uses? Removi...
» Russia threatens to cut off gas supply to Ukraine by June 3
01/06/14 13:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The European Union Times - World News, Breaking News. Russia has set a deadline for Kiev to pay part of its debt to Moscow or the flow of Russian gas to Ukraine will be halted. The acting Kiev government h...
» Spain plan tax cuts and €6.3bn stimulus
01/06/14 13:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Mariano Rajoy’s the planned stimulus and tax cuts are also likely to fuel concerns over Spain’s wayward public deficit, which is among the highest in the EU
» Hedge funds: the mysterious power pulling strings on Wall Street
01/06/14 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Hedge funds operate with nearly free rein and on murky ethical ground, bullying banks and recruiting the best all to questionable results Hedge funds, those financial funds ru...
» NSA is collecting millions of photographs daily for facial... - The Verge
01/06/14 12:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NDTV NSA is collecting millions of photographs daily for facial... The Verge The NSA isn't limiting itself to telephone metadata and email communications. The agency is building ...
» U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico
01/06/14 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Andrew Tahmooressi claims he accidentally brought guns across the border into Mexico. CNN's Nick Valencia reports.
» In Europe, Obama gets second chance to explain his Russia policy
01/06/14 06:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama heads to Warsaw, Brussels, Paris and Normandy this week where he is expected to elaborate on the U.S. commitment to counter Russian moves ...
» Sixteen missing in Russian helicopter crash
01/06/14 05:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Sixteen people were missing and two survived with injuries after an Mi-8 helicopter crashed into a lake in Russia's northwest Murmansk region, the Emergencies Minist...
» Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, Lone American Still Held in Afghanistan, Safely Returned
31/05/14 16:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More Sgt. Bergdahl’s Parents, 2012: Bring Our Son Home America’s Last Living POW Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier still in captivity in Afghanistan, Afghanist...
» US Soldier Freed From Captivity in Afghanistan - ABC News
31/05/14 16:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. ABC News US Soldier Freed From Captivity in Afghanistan ABC News The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is back in U.S. custody after nearly fi...
» US Soldier Free After Almost Five Years Captivity in Afghanistan
31/05/14 16:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, held for nearly five years by the Taliban, is now in U.S. custody, President Barack Obama said on Saturday.   As part of Bergdahl's release, the United S...
» America’s Only Prisoner Of War Released by the Talilban
31/05/14 16:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Just shy of the fifth anniversary of his abduction from a military base in Afghanistan, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl , the only American P.O.W. still in captivity, was released by his T...
» Full Obama Statement on Prisoner Release
31/05/14 16:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Barack Obama broke the news Saturday that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's was released by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan. Here is the president's statement, as released by the Whit...
» White House press secretary Jay Carney resigns
31/05/14 13:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Carney will be replaced by deputy press secretary Josh Earnest Obama calls Earnest a 'straight shooter and a great guy' President Barack Obama interrupted the White House dail...
» House chairman cancels John Kerry hearing on Benghazi - USA TODAY
31/05/14 13:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Guardian House chairman cancels John Kerry hearing on Benghazi USA TODAY House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said Friday that Secretary of State John Kerry no lon...
» Ukraine will continue military assault until there is peace
31/05/14 13:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Mykhilo Koval spoke after U.S. defence officials confirmed the majority of the 40,000 Russian forces who had been aligned along the border of eastern Ukraine had been withdrawn on Thurs...
» Chechens Fighting in Ukraine Could Erode Support for Separatists
31/05/14 13:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian forces in eastern regions say they’re facing a shortage of fighters, but they seem to have found a source hundreds of miles to the east, in Russ...
» Hillary Clinton Tackles Benghazi Issue Head On
31/05/14 13:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The presumed White House candidate-in-waiting says in her new memoir that she will "not be part of a political slugfest".
» Obama: Spokesman Carney to Step Down
31/05/14 13:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Barack Obama interrupted the White House daily press briefing on Friday to announce that his spokesman Jay Carney is stepping down, and named as a replacement Josh Earnest, Carn...
» cn- Scientists in Alaska Working to Save Polar Bears
31/05/14 13:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. [For decades, humans and global climate change have been threatening the existence of polar bears. Scientists in Alaska are working hard to save as many of them as possible. VOA’s George ...
» Czar's Winery Faces New Era: Annexation | The New York Times
31/05/14 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. Czar's Winery Faces New Era: Annexation | The New York Times A winery in the Crimean seaside resort of Yalta has been around since Nicholas II. It has survived the 1917 revol...
» Upshot With a Twist: A Summit Without Russia Needs a Drink to Match
31/05/14 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The G7 forum in Brussels was originally to be held in Russia, so this cocktail replaces the Moscow Mule with one more suitable for Belgium.
» Spain arrests 6 suspected terrorists
31/05/14 13:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Spain arrests 6 suspected terrorists Spanish police arrested six men on suspicion of recruiting Islamic fighters to send to Syria. CNN's Al Goodman reports. From: CNNInternatio...
» Vladimir the (Not So) Great
31/05/14 13:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Putin that Russia has a unique civilization apart from the West. But such claims have often heralded aggression abroad and harsh crackdowns at home.
» U.S. Citizen Was Suicide Bomber in Syria
31/05/14 13:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. A man who detonated a suicide truck bomb in Syria on Sunday was an American citizen, the State Department confirmed Friday. “I can confirm that this individual was a U.S...
» Eric Shinseki Resigns: What V.A. Chief Leaves | Times Minute 5/30/14 | The New York Times
31/05/14 13:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. Eric Shinseki Resigns: What V.A. Chief Eric Shinseki Leaves | Times Minute 5/30/14 | The New York Times White House Correspondent Michael D. Shear on the challenges awaiting ...
» Sexual violence: where rape is the norm
31/05/14 13:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Epidemic of atrocities against women and girls is not restricted to the world's conflict zones Two cousins, aged 14 and 15, were hanged from a mango tree in northern India aft...
» Jay Carney steps down as Press Sec.
31/05/14 13:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Jay Carney steps down as Press Sec. President Obama announces Press Secretary Jay Carney is stepping down for his position. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 02:0...
» Hundreds jeer at burial of Poland's last communist leader
31/05/14 13:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Hundreds jeer at burial of Poland's last communist leader Hundreds of protesters jeered Friday at the Warsaw burial of Poland's last communist leader, General Wojciech Jaruzelsk...
» Russian troops pulling back from Ukrainian border, US officials say - Los Angeles Times
31/05/14 13:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Sky News Australia Russian troops pulling back from Ukrainian border, US officials say Los Angeles Times Ukrainian soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint outside a military headqua...
» NATO chief and former NSA director among Bilderberg elite
31/05/14 13:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The European Union Times - World News, Breaking News. Some 140 participants representing 22 countries will be attending the 62nd annual Bilderberg meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark. The newly released list is...
» Residents flee Ukraine's flashpoint city of Slavyansk
31/05/14 13:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Residents flee Ukraine's flashpoint city of Slavyansk Residents leave the flashpoint city of Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine, saying they are too scared to keep living with the exp...
» Lithuania accuses Russia of harassing ships in Baltic Sea
31/05/14 13:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania accused Russian warships of harassing civilian vessels in Lithuanian waters in the Baltic Sea on Friday in a protest amid worries in the region about Mosc...
» New details about Shinseki resignation
31/05/14 13:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. New details about Shinseki resignation Jim Acosta shares new information about the resignation of Eric Shinseki as secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department. From: CNNIntern...
» Clinton Takes Responsibility for Benghazi
31/05/14 13:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Hillary Rodham Clinton also pushed back against accusations that she tried to hinder a Republican-led investigation into the deadly assault.
» Walesa Among Ex-Leaders at Funeral of Political Enemy
31/05/14 13:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Three of the country’s presidents attended services for Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, who declared martial law in 1981 amid labor unrest and a pro-democracy movement.
» Clinton knocks those 'who exploit' Benghazi in memoir chapter - KETK
31/05/14 13:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Clinton knocks those 'who exploit' Benghazi in memoir chapter KETK (CNN) — Hillary Clinton strikes a defiant tone on Benghazi in her upcoming memoir "Hard Choices" and ...
» World Briefing: Terrorism Suspects Arrested in Spain
31/05/14 13:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The Interior Ministry said Friday that the police had arrested six members of a group who were accused of recruiting militants to fight in Libya and Mali.
» US Veteran Affairs Secretary Steps Down Amid Growing Scandal
31/05/14 13:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki stepped down Friday morning. Calls for his ouster had been growing, following revelations that about 1,700 veterans were denied medical care ...
» CN- US Veteran Affairs Secretary Steps Down Amid Growing Scandal
31/05/14 13:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki stepped down Friday morning. Calls for his ouster had been growing, following revelations that about 1,700 veterans were denied medical care ...
» Ukraine, Russia Near Deal on Gas Bill
31/05/14 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Russia and Ukraine inched closer to resolving their dispute over natural-gas prices, with Kiev agreeing to wire $786 million to Moscow on Friday to pay down part of its outstanding bill.
» In Spanish Riots, Anguish of Those Recovery Forgot
31/05/14 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Four nights of demonstrations in Spain’s tourism capital have highlighted the country’s persistent social tensions and belied signs of relief from years of austerity.
» State Department says U.S. citizen was suicide bomber in Syria
31/05/14 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Friday confirmed that an American citizen had carried out a suicide bombing in Syria. "The American citizen involved in the suicide ...
» Obama defeated by his own bureaucracy
31/05/14 12:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Obama defeated by his own bureaucracy Gloria Borger explains how Obama's battles with bureaucracy are rooted in his management style. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings ...
» Hagel criticizes China’s ‘destablizing’ actions against its neighbors
31/05/14 12:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. SINGAPORE — China accused Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel of using threatening and unexpected language in a speech Saturday ...
» How stoning of a woman riled the world - CNN
31/05/14 12:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. The Guardian How stoning of a woman riled the world CNN Once the word got out, people around the world began talking about the issue over social media. Reporters and politicians rushed...
» White House Press Secretary Jay Carney steps down
31/05/14 12:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. May 30 - In a surprise appearance in the briefing room, President Obama announced that White House Press Secretary Jay Carney will step down. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
» Veterans Affairs chief apologizes for problems, to meet with Obama
31/05/14 12:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. May 30 - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki says he's firing the senior leaders of the Phoenix-based VA hospital following revelations about scheduling abuses at veterans' he...
» Obama accepts Shinseki resignation over veterans scandal
31/05/14 12:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. May 30 - U.S. President Barack Obama said he accepted Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation "with considerable regret." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
» Shinseki apologizes to veterans, resigns from post
31/05/14 12:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. May 30 - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki stepped down from his position after apologizing to veterans for abuses that hid the lengthy wait times for patients to see doctor...
» Girls allegedly raped and hanged in India
31/05/14 12:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. May.31 - Indian police arrest one man and are seeking four more suspects after two teenage girls were allegedly gang raped and hanged in Uttar Pradesh state. Natalie Thomas reports.
» Moscow police detain gay activists during unsanctioned protest
31/05/14 12:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. May 31 - Two women are detained by police as gay rights activists demonstrate outside the Moscow mayor's office against a law banning the spread of "gay propaganda" among minors. V...
» US exceptionalism dangerous, stupid idea: Analyst
31/05/14 12:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from american exceptionalism - Google Blog Search. “I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being,” Obama said in his speech at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, co...
» China is destabilising South China Sea, US defence secretary says - The Guardian
31/05/14 11:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. The Guardian China is destabilising South China Sea, US defence secretary says The Guardian ... including China, have a choice: to unite, and recommit to a stable regional order, or, t...