Sunday, June 8, 2014

If there is one Russian region that has been hit hardest by Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea, it is Kaliningrad - 08/06/14 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks

Biden Meets Moldovan, Georgian Leaders In Kyiv

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has met with Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti during his visit to Kyiv for the inauguration of new Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Ukraine president vows not to give up Crimea

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Petro Poroshenko uses inaugural address for pledge on Crimea and offer amnesty to separatists and nationalists
The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, has used his inaugural address to stress that the country would not give up Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from it in March.
In a combative speech on Saturday following his swearing-in, Poroshenko said: "Crimea was, is, and will be Ukrainian." He was greeted with a standing ovation.
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Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama meet at D-day commemorations 

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Informal conversation lasting 10-15 minutes between US and Russian president is first meeting since Ukraine crisis began
Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin have met for the first time since Russia's annexation of Crimea. The informal encounter came on the sidelines of a lunch attended by world leaders to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-day landings.
A White House statement said the conversation, which was informal and lasted 10-15 minutes, happened inside the chateau where the leaders were eating. It did not say what the two discussed, but Obama has previously said he would tell Putin to engage with Ukraine's new leadership.
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Obama Meets With Putin as Russia Mends Ties With the West - TIME

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President Barack Obama had his first face-to-face chat Friday with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, since their relations broke down over the Ukraine crisis early this spring. Their brief conversation about stopping the ongoing bloodshed in ...
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» Quarter of criminals being watched by GCHQ have gone off radar since Snowden leaks
08/06/14 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News - Latest breaking UK news. Security services have lost the ability to track a quarter of the criminals previously being monitored in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations
» Syria is a Somalia-style failed state that has blown up in the West's face - former UN envoy
08/06/14 12:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News - Latest breaking UK news. Western policymakers misread the Arab Spring and their failure to change policy is damning Syria to a decades-long ordeal as a failed state
» Cellphone operator reveals scale of gov't snooping
08/06/14 12:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 10:46 a.m. EDT. LONDON (AP) -- Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying that several countr...
» A look arguments around therapy for gays, lesbians
08/06/14 11:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 10:46 a.m. EDT. The Texas Republican Party is considering endorsing psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight. Adding such language to its new platform would contra...
» Memories of D-Day, Replayed on the Normandy Coast
08/06/14 11:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. June 6, 1944, June 6, 1944 has long since taken on the aura of myth, and the commemorations 70th-anniversary commemorations continue to retell stories of heroism and sacrifice.
» The Invasion of Crimea Is Hurting Russia's Other Exclave - Forbes
08/06/14 11:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Invasion of Crimea Is Hurting Russia's Other Exclave Forbes If there is one Russian region that has been hit hardest by Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea, it is Kaliningrad — ...
» Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama meet at D-day commemorations
08/06/14 11:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Informal conversation lasting 10-15 minutes between US and Russian president is first meeting since Ukraine crisis began Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin have met for the first time s...
» Open Source: Russian News Media Amplifies Attacks on Kerry’s Spokeswoman
08/06/14 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. Russian state television devoted an unusual amount of time this week to attacks by Russian bloggers on a State Department spokeswoman, Jen Psaki.
» Ukraine president vows not to give up Crimea
08/06/14 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Petro Poroshenko uses inaugural address for pledge on Crimea and offer amnesty to separatists and nationalists The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, has used his inaugural addre...
» Obama Meets With Putin as Russia Mends Ties With the West - TIME
08/06/14 11:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Economist Obama Meets With Putin as Russia Mends Ties With the West TIME President Barack Obama had his first face-to-face chat Friday with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin...
» Mistrust Persists in Ukraine Meetings - Wall Street Journal
08/06/14 11:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Wall Street Journal Mistrust Persists in Ukraine Meetings Wall Street Journal Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. President Barack Obama and Ukraine's incoming leader in Fr...
» Why Is France Building Warships For Russia? - VICE News
08/06/14 11:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. VICE News Why Is France Building Warships For Russia ? VICE News France has really done it this time — the country is apparently going ahead with a plan to sell Russia two Mistral-cla...
» John Kerry 'confident of ways forward' to ease Ukraine tensions
08/06/14 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Kerry spoke in French seaside town of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, home to his family's ancestral estate on 70th anniversary of D-Day US secretary of state John Kerry says he's hoping for st...
» Poroshenko Takes Ukraine Helm With Tough Words for Russia - New York Times
08/06/14 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Breitbart News Network The Economist Poroshenko Takes Ukraine Helm With Tough Words for Russia New York Times He also expressed new resolve, saying Ukraine would never accept Russia's...
» Biden Meets Moldovan, Georgian Leaders In Kyiv
08/06/14 11:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has met with Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti during his visit to Kyiv for the inauguration of new Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
» Britain calls up Dad's Army of spies to watch Russia
08/06/14 11:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Military intelligence chiefs have been re-recruiting Cold War veterans and retired linguists because of a lack of Russian skills to deal with the Ukra...
» Huge Russia-China gas deal still leaves door open to Japan - Reuters UK
08/06/14 11:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Quartz Huge Russia -China gas deal still leaves door open to Japan Reuters UK In clinching a $400 billion deal last month to buy Russian gas, China may end up helping out its old poli...
» Who will be the next leader of Europe?
08/06/14 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - Europe RSS Feed. Two female European leaders are emerging as possible candidates for the next head of the European Commission after the frontrunner, Jean-Claude Juncker, was reported to be considering wi...
» Kremlin Will Ultimately Disown and Suppress Those Fighting for It in Ukraine to Save Itself, Mitrokhin Says
08/06/14 11:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 7 Staunton, June 6 – Russians of various kinds who are fighting on Moscow’s behalf in eastern Ukraine and who are heroes in the eyes of many Russians at home ...
» Unless Ethnic Russians Have Autonomy, Russian Federation Will Disintegrate, Moscow Analyst Says
08/06/14 11:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 7 Staunton, June 6 – Unless Moscow gives territorial autonomy to ethnic Russians and ends as much as possible inter-regional transfers of government spending,...
» A Mini-Brezhnev Doctrine? — FSB Promises to Block Revolutions in CIS Countries
08/06/14 11:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 7 – In yet another example of the Kremlin’s shamelessness about its plans to use its power across the former Soviet space in what constitutes an updated...
» Russian operations in Ukraine ‘masterly’
08/06/14 11:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe News. Western Western security officials have given grudging praise to Moscow’s tactics, which have included using tactics – employing everything from small groups of specialists and engaging in cyb...
» Majority in Spain want referendum on future of monarchy
08/06/14 11:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Almost two-thirds of people want popular vote after abdication of King Juan Carlos in favour of son, on whether Spain should continue to have monarchy, according to El Pais po...
» Google search results may indicate 'right to be forgotten' censorship
08/06/14 11:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Search engine considering alert at bottom of results pages to show links have been removed after landmark EU privacy ruling Google is planning to flag up search results it has...
» Hillary Clinton: Obama administration divided over 2011 Arab uprisings
08/06/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. In her book Hard Choices, Clinton says she pushed for Egypt's Mubarak to transition power to successor but was overruled Distancing herself from some of the Obama administrati...
» Afghan election front-runner escapes assassination attempt
08/06/14 09:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KABUL (Reuters) - Abdullah Abdullah, front-runner in Afghanistan's presidential election, escaped assassination on Friday when two bombs blew up outside a hotel where he had just stage...
» Obama secretly meets Putin in France
08/06/14 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The European Union Times - World News, Breaking News. A White House official on Friday afternoon confirmed the meeting. US President Barack Obama has held an “informal conversation” with his Russian counte...
» Bergdahl Case Highlights a Unit Known for Troubles
08/06/14 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The issues faced by Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s unit in many ways reflected the problems of the Pentagon’s strategy writ large across Afghanistan at that moment of the war.
» As Bowe Bergdahl Heals, Details Emerge of His Captivity
08/06/14 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told medical officials he was locked in a metal cage in total darkness for weeks at a time as punishment for trying to escape, according to American officials who have be...
» Texas Republicans vote to adopt gay conversion policy
08/06/14 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. GOP convention backs 'reparative therapy for patients seeking healing from their homosexual lifestyle' Continue reading...
» Royal Navy sends warship to Baltic amid continuing Ukraine tensions
08/06/14 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. UK armed forces to take part in joint operations to reassure allies in eastern Europe, says defence secretary Philip Hammond A Royal Navy warship has been deployed to the Balt...
» Canada Prison Break
08/06/14 09:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Canada Prison Break Inmates Yves Denis Yvon Lamontagne, Denis Lefebvre and Serge Pomerleau staged a daring jailbreak by helicopter. From: CNNInternational Views: 16 0 0 ratings...
» Ukraine's new leader stands up to Moscow over Crimea and Europe
08/06/14 09:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's new president Petro Poroshenko said his country would never give up Crimea and would not compromise on its path towards closer ties with Europe, spelling out...
» US prosecutors revisiting nearly 5000 convictions - Fox News
08/06/14 09:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Nation - Google News. US prosecutors revisiting nearly 5000 convictions Fox News NEW YORK – When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic examp...
» Officer put on leave for refusing to patrol gay pride parade - KJCT8.com
08/06/14 09:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Nation - Google News. New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV Officer put on leave for refusing to patrol gay pride parade KJCT8.com SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. (AP) Department spokeswoman Lara Jones says the officer was amo...
» Hillary Clinton remains popular for her time as secretary of state, viewed apart ... - Washington Post
08/06/14 09:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Nation - Google News. Washington Post MiamiHerald.com Hillary Clinton remains popular for her time as secretary of state, viewed apart ... Washington Post Hillary Rodham Clinton retains broad public suppor...
» FBI: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's parents have received threats - CNN
08/06/14 09:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Nation - Google News. CNN FBI: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's parents have received threats CNN Hailey, Idaho (CNN) -- The FBI is investigating threats against the parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the latest...
» Spanish majority want referendum on monarchy - The Guardian
08/06/14 09:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Guardian Spanish majority want referendum on monarchy The Guardian Republican protesters in Madrid on Saturday: both the ruling party and opposition overwhelmingly support the mona...
» Bergdahl Says He Was Tortured by Taliban Captors - Boston.com
08/06/14 09:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Nation - Google News. Bergdahl Says He Was Tortured by Taliban Captors Boston.com PARIS (AP) — Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at a U.S. military medical facility in Germany that he was tor...
» Lawyer: Accused Seattle gunman suffers severe mental illness
08/06/14 09:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 7 - Aaron Ybarra's lawyer says his client suffers from "significant and long-standing mental health issues" that were a factor in the deadly Seattle Christian college shooting...
» Kerry expresses confidence on Ukraine situation
08/06/14 09:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 7 - U.S. Secretary of State Kerry says he is "confident there are ways forward" in Ukraine with Russia's help, hours after new Ukrainian President Poroshenko sworn in. Nathan ...
» Federal judge strikes down Wisconsin ban on gay marriage
08/06/14 09:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 7 - A federal judge overturns Wisconsin's gay marriage ban, prompting a rush of same-sex couples to county offices to wed. Vanessa Johnston reports.
» Violence in Ukraine continues after Poroshenko's inauguration
08/06/14 09:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June.8 - Further bloodshed in eastern Ukraine, despite the new president Petro Poroshenko's pledge to bring peace to the conflict-torn region. Sarah Toms reports.
» "We came here to win"-Pro-Russian militant in Ukraine
08/06/14 09:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 7 - Kramatorsk residents and militants unsure of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's proposals to stem violence in the country's east. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
» Thousands protest against monarchy in Spain
08/06/14 09:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June.8 - Five days after Spanish King Juan Carlos announced plans to abdicate the throne, thousands of people across the country demonstrate against the monarchy. Sarah Toms reports.
» Sisi sworn in as Egypt's president, cool reception from West
08/06/14 09:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. CAIRO (Reuters) - Former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in as president of Egypt on Sunday in a ceremony with low-key attendance by Western allies concerned by a crackdown on ...
» An Open Letter to the People of Puerto Rico
07/06/14 20:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Canal: News and Analysis Blog from the PanAm Post. Español Dear Pueblo of Puerto Rico: + Have you taken a moment to look around? Have you noticed the roads, the water service, the electricity serv...
» Putin hopeful after meeting Poroshenko
07/06/14 17:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 6 - Russian President Vladimir Putin says he welcomes proposals by Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko to stop bloodshed. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
» U.S. markets break records on jobs news
07/06/14 17:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 6 - Summary: Friday's jobs report confirms economic rebound; Bank of America nears settlement in mortgage-backed securities probe; Hertz shares plunge after it reveals account...
» New York mayor suggests Brooklyn as site for 2016 Democratic convention
07/06/14 17:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's liberal mayor, Bill de Blasio, wants Democrats to stage their 2016 national convention in the borough of Brooklyn, saying in a formal invitation that the ...
» Accused Seattle gunman suffers severe mental illness, his lawyer says
07/06/14 17:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. SEATTLE (Reuters) - The man accused of killing one person and wounding two others in a shooting spree at a small Christian college in Seattle suffers from "significant and long-standing ment...
» Flowers for Queen Elizabeth in Paris
07/06/14 17:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 7 - Queen Elizabeth II visits Paris' flower market on the last day of her official visit to France. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
» Poroshenko: "I want peace, and I will make Ukraine united"
07/06/14 17:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 7 - New Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vows to unite Ukraine, while keeping the country on a path to Europe and refusing to give up Crimea. Nathan Frandino reports.
» U.S. Capitol briefly evacuated after plane in restricted space-police
07/06/14 17:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Capitol was evacuated briefly on Saturday afternoon after a plane flew into restricted airspace, Capitol Police said.
» Drones: an eye in the sky
07/06/14 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Drones | The Guardian. When Tomas van Houtryve sent up a drone to photograph US public spaces, it captured a series of haunting images from a unique perspective Click to watch our interactive film about th...
» Analysis: Talks in Bergdahl release had wider goal
07/06/14 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 11:53 a.m. EDT. The announcement that the U.S. government had secured the release of missing U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and that it was freeing five senior Taliban figures from Guantanamo ...
» Saving Sgt. Bergdahl: What's known and what's not
07/06/14 13:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 11:53 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- That feel-good moment in the Rose Garden seems like a long time ago. Just a week after the president announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been freed ...
» Officials: Threat to Bergdahl's life led to action
07/06/14 13:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 11:53 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration has told senators it didn't notify Congress about the pending swap of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban officials because t...
» Pentagon has protocol for returned captives
07/06/14 13:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 11:53 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Once released from captivity, a soldier like Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl enters a series of debriefings and counseling sessions, all carefully orchestrated by ...
» Russia This Week: Here Comes the Kremlin's Troll Army ...
07/06/14 12:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-americanism in russia - Google Blog Search. But while the Washington Post moderators dug up some posts that sounded like they fit the profile — bad grammar and obsession with anti - Americanism and Ru...
» Poll in Russia Finds Anti-Americanism at a New High - Voice of America
07/06/14 12:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-Americanism - Google News. Voice of America Poll in Russia Finds Anti-Americanism at a New High Voice of America News / Europe. Poll in Russia Finds Anti-Americanism at a New High. Print; Comment; Sha...
» Jen Psaki, the Russian Internet's Public Enemy No. 1 - Global Voices Online
07/06/14 12:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-Americanism - Google News. Global Voices Online Jen Psaki, the Russian Internet's Public Enemy No. 1 Global Voices Online As the Ukrainian crisis has developed, Psaki has taken the brunt of anti-Ameri...
» The GOP Hit on Bergdahl Is Yet Another Hit on President Obama - Huffington Post
07/06/14 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-Americanism - Google News. Telegraph.co.uk The GOP Hit on Bergdahl Is Yet Another Hit on President Obama Huffington Post However, justice, desertion, anti-Americanism , the notion of aiding and abetti...
» Vladimir Putin's fifth column in the West - The Globe and Mail
07/06/14 12:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-Americanism - Google News. Vladimir Putin's fifth column in the West The Globe and Mail A generation ago, Moscow's fans and enablers would have all been on the far left. Today, with the exception of a...
» US Armed Forces color guard to march in gay pride parade
07/06/14 12:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Shortly after Dykes on Bikes rumble across the starting line of the Capital Pride parade in downtown Washington on Saturday, an expected 150,000 spectators should witness something never...
» Navy: Suspect in Virginia stabbing arrested
07/06/14 11:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from navytimes.com. The Navy says law enforcement officials have arrested the man suspected of stabbing a fellow sailor near a naval hospital, ending an hours-long manhunt.
» U.S. sending advisers, military gear to Ukraine
07/06/14 11:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from militarytimes.com. A small team of American military advisers will soon head to Ukraine to assess that embattled nation's 'mid- and long-term needs for defense reform,' a Pentagon official said Thursday.
» Military color guard to march in gay pride parade
07/06/14 11:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from militarytimes.com. For the first time, a U.S. military color guard is expected to march alongside rainbow flags in Washington's gay pride parade.
» Petro Poroshenko sworn in as Ukraine's president as east seethes
07/06/14 11:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 7 - Petro Poroshenko takes the oath as Ukraine's president, buoyed by Western support but as a separatist uprising seethes in the east of the country. Sarah Toms reports.
» Boehner Calls for More Action on V.A. Scandal
07/06/14 11:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. Speaker John A. Boehner called on President Obama to support legislation offered by House Republicans for changes in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
» Puerto Rico Debates Who Put Out the Lights in Mosquito Bay
07/06/14 11:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. The bay is normally lit up by microscopic plankton — an important tourist attraction — but in January it abruptly lost its glow, alarming scientists. The prolonged blackout of one of th...
» Bergdahl Walked Away Before, Military Report Says
07/06/14 11:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. A classified report on the Army’s investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s disappearance in June 2009 says he had left assigned areas before and then returned, according to people briefe...
» U.S. Commander in Afghanistan Picked to Lead Marine Corps
07/06/14 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., who has managed the withdrawal managed the drawdown of troops since last year, faces new challenges such as integrating female Marines into combat roles.
» Room for Debate: Can Therapists Prevent Violence?
07/06/14 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. Do laws regarding mental health professionals' duty to warn authorities of a threat need to be toughened to make them more effective?
» Editorial: Mr. Shinseki Takes the Fall
07/06/14 10:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. The secretary’s resignation is just the beginning of much-needed process of change at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
» Op-Ed Columnist: Obama’s Foreign Policy Book
07/06/14 10:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. Here are a few working titles for the president’s consideration.
» Op-Ed Columnist: Guns and Mental Illness
07/06/14 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. Yes, the mental health system has problems. But the bigger issue is guns.
» Editorial: Standing Up to Mr. Putin
07/06/14 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. President Vladimir Putin of Russia needs to know that continued moves to destabilize Ukraine or aggressively extend Russia’s reach will not go unanswered.
» Editorial: The Rush to Demonize Sgt. Bergdahl
07/06/14 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. The sergeant is being attacked in the absence of actual facts.
» Op-Ed Columnist: President Obama Was Right
07/06/14 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. National solidarity is essential to the health of the country. And President Obama’s prisoner swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl nurtured that sentiment.
» Editorial: After Heartbreak, Time for Results
07/06/14 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. There is no excuse for the absence of surveillance cameras in the city’s housing projects, an absence that was emphasized after the fatal stabbing of a boy in Brooklyn.
» Taking Note: Bergdahl Missteps
07/06/14 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. The White House could have headed off some of the rather predictable criticism.
» Frank Bruni's Blog: Bergdahl and Our Distance from the Battlefield
07/06/14 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. As we talk about the behavior of soldiers, let’s acknowledge the gaps in our knowledge and investment
» What Mr. Putin Can’t Control
07/06/14 09:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. President Vladimir Putin of Russia has much at stake in the Ukraine crisis and is going to have to support negotiations for a peaceful resolution.
» The Rush to Demonize Sgt. Bergdahl
07/06/14 09:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. The sergeant is being attacked in the absence of actual facts.
» President Obama’s sense of responsibility for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl “was correct,”...
07/06/14 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Times's Facebook Wall. President Obama’s sense of responsibility for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl “was correct,” writes Op-Ed columnist David Brooks. “It’s not about one person; it’s about the princ...
» Internet Giants Erect Barriers to Spy Agencies
07/06/14 09:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Technology. Internet companies like Google and Facebook are working to keep governments and especially their spy agencies out of their servers after revelations from Edward J. Snowden that they ha...
» Stabbing Case Shows Lapses in Treatment for the Mentally Ill
07/06/14 09:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Money & Policy. When Daniel St. Hubert was released from prison, there was little that correction officials could do to ensure that he received the therapy he needed. Nine days later, he was a...
» Ukraine's Poroshenko is sworn in as president
07/06/14 09:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko was sworn in as president of his troubled country on Saturday as government forces battled pro-Russian separatists in the east.
» Ukraine's President vows to defend territory 'no matter what'
07/06/14 08:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. In suspense, a nation listened to the Ukrainian President's inaugural speech Saturday, hoping for answers to the question: Will there be peace?
» Welcome to Facebook and Twitter, Central Intelligence Agency. http://on.wsj.com/...
07/06/14 08:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Wall Street Journal's Facebook Wall. Welcome to Facebook and Twitter, Central Intelligence Agency . http://on.wsj.com/1pNLFoX What do you think of the CIA's entry into social media? Photo: Twitter
» 'It's hell down there:' Inside the battle for eastern Ukraine - CNN
07/06/14 07:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN 'It's hell down there:' Inside the battle for eastern Ukraine CNN Slovyansk, Ukraine (CNN) -- In a forest of pines to the east of Slovyansk, Prapor and his seventy men were d...
» Poroshenko Sworn In as President of Strife-Torn Ukraine
07/06/14 07:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Petro O. Poroshenko with the presidential mace during his inauguration ceremony on Saturday in the Parliament hall in Kiev. Mr. Poroshenko was sworn in amid a continuing separatist insurrec...
» Seattle Gunman 'Intended To Kill Many More'
07/06/14 07:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The student who disarmed a Seattle gunman is being hailed as a hero as the suspect admits he planned to kill many more.
» New Ukrainian president calls for an end to war
07/06/14 06:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. KIEV, Ukraine — Petro Poroshenko was sworn in as president of Ukraine Saturday morning with a call for separatists fighting g...
» Ukraine's Poroshenko sworn in and sets out peace plan - BBC News
07/06/14 06:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. BBC News Ukraine's Poroshenko sworn in and sets out peace plan BBC News Petro Poroshenko has been sworn in as president of Ukraine, setting out a plan to bring peace to the confl...
» Putin, Merkel Meet on Ukraine Crisis
06/06/14 14:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russian President Vladimir Putin continued meeting with Western leaders Friday to discuss Moscow's role in the Ukraine unrest. Putin met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in northern France...
» German intelligence agency confesses to spy stations
06/06/14 14:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Federal Intelligence Service attaches its logo to sites after amateur investigators post locations online Germany's foreign intelligence agency is officially lifting the lid o...
» Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko speak at D-Day event
06/06/14 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BENOUVILLE France (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko on Friday on the sidelines of D-Day commemorations in France as the...
» Prince Charles and an elegant Duchess of Cornwall join the Queen to pay their respects in Normandy
06/06/14 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The Queen laid a wreath during a ceremony at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Bayeux where 4.144 soldiers are buried.
» Israeli leaders congratulate Egypt's Sisi for his victory
06/06/14 14:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The prime minister and president of Israel both spoke with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday to congratulate him on his victory in Egyptian presidential elections an...
» Obama meets briefly with Putin during D-Day commemorations in Normandy
06/06/14 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France — The United States, Russia and Ukraine took small steps on Friday to ease tensions as President O...
» Obama, Putin Honor D-Day Veterans Amid Tensions Over Ukraine
06/06/14 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More President Obama Honors Sacrifices of D-Day Veterans Vets, Visitors Flock To Normandy To Remember D-Day Rising From Ruins: D-Day Landscapes, Then and Now For just a few wa...
» US Unemployment Holds Steady at 6.3%
06/06/14 14:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 percent last month, and the economy had a net gain of 217,000 jobs.   Friday's report from the Labor Department is more evidence that the eco...
» Leaders Gather to Honor D-Day Normandy Landing
06/06/14 13:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . BÉNOUVILLE, France — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia held private talks with President Obama and with the newly elected leader of Ukraine on Friday as both sides in the violent conflict in Ea...
» Op-Ed Contributor: The Once and Future Kings
06/06/14 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Felipe will have to build a constituency among a Spanish public that has lost trust in all national institutions.
» The 10 best recordings of poets
06/06/14 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. From Alfred Lord Tennyson to Alice Oswald, Andrew Motion chooses his favourite recordings of poems read aloud by those who wrote them Hear and download all of the recordings a...
» World War II: How it happened - YouTube
06/06/14 13:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Jun 6, 2014 CNN's Max Foster takes you on a 'virtual room' history lesson of key World War II events from the beginning to end.
» A timeline of World War II
06/06/14 13:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. A timeline of World War II CNN's Max Foster takes you on a 'virtual room' history lesson of key World War II events from the beginning to end. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0...
» 'Drones' Examines Complexities of Remote-control Warfare
06/06/14 13:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. In his drama Drones, filmmaker Rick Rosenthal poses complex security, political and ethical questions about drone attacks in the ongoing war against global terrorism.   Rosenthal builds a...
» The Queen is greeted by Francois Hollande as she arrives in Paris
06/06/14 05:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The Queen was welcomed to Paris by France's President Hollande this afternoon with a ceremony held in front of the Arc de Triomphe.
» Europe Still Can’t Break Its Addiction to Russian Energy
05/06/14 21:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Russians have a colorful term for the notion of energy dependence. “The oil-and-gas needle,” which evokes the image of a heroin syringe filled with crude, is used to describe ...
» Bringing Russia's President In From The Cold
05/06/14 21:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Vladimir Putin and David Cameron's face-to-face meeting in Paris was seen as "a window of opportunity" before "being frozen out".
» G7 Leaders Urge Russia to Seize Chance for Peace
05/06/14 21:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. President Barack Obama and other leaders of the G-7 group of industrialized democracies are calling on Russia to seize the chance to make peace as Ukraine prepares to swear in its ne...
» Nancy Reagan commemorates husband's death - Chron.com
05/06/14 21:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Fox News Nancy Reagan commemorates husband's death Chron.com Former first lady Nancy Reagan visits the grave site of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, at the Ronald Reagan Pr...
» VA reforms should preserve the system’s quality of care
05/06/14 21:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Post Editorials: Latest Editorial and Editorial Archive. THE POLITICAL fallout from a report confirming allegations that Department of Veterans Affairs administrators in Phoenix and possibly oth...
» The Justice Department should pressure states to comply with prison rape law
05/06/14 21:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Post Editorials: Latest Editorial and Editorial Archive. CONGRESS UNANIMOUSLY passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act in 2003. More than a decade later, many states are only beginning to comply w...
» Obama warns France on Russia Mistral ship deal - BBC News
05/06/14 21:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. BBC News Obama warns France on Russia Mistral ship deal BBC News President Barack Obama has said he has told France of his concerns about the sale of two warships to Russia in the lig...
» Kerry, Lavrov Call For Peaceful, Prosperous Ukraine
05/06/14 21:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have said that Ukraine should be a peaceful, stable, and prosperous bridge between Russia an...
» Russia Declares Emergency Over Ukrainian 'Refugees,' Ukraine Denies Reports
05/06/14 21:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. The information war between Russia and Ukraine continued this week, with Russia claiming a humanitarian crisis on its border, while Ukraine denied that a flood of refugees was...
» With Obama and Putin in France for Dinner, Hollande Leaves Room for Seconds
05/06/14 21:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. President François Hollande of France rushed to the presidential palace for a dinner with the Russian leader after hosting one with President Obama at a fancy restaurant in town.
» Now That Russia Has Crimea, What Is Moscow's Plan? - NPR (blog)
05/06/14 21:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. NPR (blog) Now That Russia Has Crimea, What Is Moscow's Plan? NPR (blog) Less than three months after Russia annexed Crimea, Moscow is now committing billions of dollars in aid and ta...
» Putin’s Approach ‘Orthodox in Form but Muslim in Content,’ Akhmetov Says
05/06/14 21:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 5 – Vladimir Putin has more support in the predominantly Muslim republics of Tatarstan and Chechnya than he does in Orthodox Christian Moscow, a reflect...
» Auction of skull of Civil War soldier found at Gettysburg canceled
05/06/14 21:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - (This June 2 story was refiled to show last find of Civil War dead at Gettysburg, not nationally, in 1996 in the sixth paragraph.)
» Texas man fourth in U.S. to die from rare brain disease: CDC
05/06/14 21:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A Texas man has died of the fatal brain illness variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, the fourth person to die of the disease in the United States, according to the Cen...
» Canadian police: "No way to describe the level of hurt"
05/06/14 21:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 5 - Amateur video captures a shootout with a gunman in Canada that left three police officers killed -- an incident police are calling "the darkest day" in New Brunswick. Gavi...
» Senators reach bipartisan deal on veterans' healthcare
05/06/14 21:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key senators have reached agreement on a bipartisan proposal to address the delays in getting healthcare for military veterans, Senator John McCain said on Thursday.
» Hillary Clinton: "We try not to leave any of our soldiers on the field"
05/06/14 21:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 5 - Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton comments on the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban captivity. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
» Immigrants win one third of U.S. Nobel prizes in key fields
05/06/14 21:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - More than one-third of U.S. Nobel prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants, a new report shows.
» NATO Commander says Russia has changed paradigm in Europe
05/06/14 21:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 5 - NATO Commander General Phillip Breedlove says Russia is no longer a partner, and that NATO's decisions about force size, and placement will be made with that change in min...
» Clinton recalls foreign policy disagreements with Obama in book: report
05/06/14 21:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton writes in her new book that she raised concerns about a swap of Taliban prisoners when she was President Barack Ob...
» Barack Obama: Russian conflict preventing economic growth - video
05/06/14 18:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Barack Obama warns Russia of tougher sanctions from G7 nations if it continues to disregard Ukraine's newly-elected government. Speaking at the end of the G7 summit in Brussels, the ...
» G7 leaders warn Russia of wide-ranging sanctions over Ukraine
05/06/14 18:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Putin told to recognise Ukraine's election, stop arms crossing border, and cease support for separatist groups within weeks Western leaders have announced that the Russian president,...
» Group of 7 Leaders on Russia
05/06/14 18:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain said Russia will face tougher sanctions from group members if President Vladimir V. Putin refuses to work with Ukraine’s new gov...
» G7 summit: World leaders call on Vladimir Putin to engage with Ukraine's new government and stem separatist violence
05/06/14 18:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - Europe RSS Feed. David Cameron and other world leaders have headed to France to warn the Russian President that he must seize the opportunity of elections in Ukraine and stem separatist violence gripping...
» Russia says US should push Ukrainian leader to halt violence - Reuters
05/06/14 18:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Russia says US should push Ukrainian leader to halt violence Reuters Poroshenko was elected on May 25 to replace a pro- Russian president who was ousted i...
» Obama, Cameron set new Russia sanctions deadline
05/06/14 18:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 4:52 p.m. EDT. BRUSSELS (AP) -- President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron laid down a new deadline for Russia on Thursday, giving Moscow a month to meet their cond...
» With Russia outside the tent, G7 takes aim at Moscow
05/06/14 18:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States and its allies used the first Group of Seven meeting without Russia in 17 years to condemn Moscow's actions in Ukraine and threaten hard-hitting sa...
» Russia says U.S. should push Ukrainian leader to halt violence
05/06/14 17:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States should press Ukraine's new leader to stop violence and talk to separatists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after meeting U.S. Secretary ...
» Obama nominates top U.S. general in Afghanistan to lead Marines
05/06/14 17:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has nominated the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Joseph Dunford, to head the Marines, the Pentagon said on Thursday, in an expec...
» Obama, Seeking Unity on Russia, Meets Obstacles - New York Times
05/06/14 13:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. BBC News Obama, Seeking Unity on Russia , Meets Obstacles New York Times Not only were they unwilling to snub the Russian leader entirely, as Mr. Obama sought, they were also reluctan...
» G7 Warns Of Tougher Russian Sanctions
05/06/14 13:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. G7 leaders warn that they The Group of Seven (G7) warned that it could escalate sanctions against Russia if the situation in eastern Ukraine spins further out of control....
» Vladimir Putin on Hillary Clinton: 'It's better not to argue with women'
05/06/14 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Vladimir Putin states "it's better not to argue with women" before describing Hillary Clinton as "weak" after she compared him to acting like Adolf Hi...
» G7 summit: Russia threatened with further sanctions
05/06/14 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Russia are warned of possible new sanctions but G7 leaders cannot agree on what might trigger them
» Three Former FSB Officers Sentenced For Stealing Gutenberg Bible
05/06/14 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Three former officers of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) have been sentenced to prison terms of between 14 months and 3 1/2 years for stealing one of the few rema...
» Putin: Hilary Clinton is a Weak Woman
05/06/14 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested the former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is "weak" in an interview with French media, but added this was not necessari...
» Well-Known Press Freedom Activist Being Held In St. Petersburg
05/06/14 13:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A well-known activist for press freedom in Russia is being held at a St. Petersburg airport after being stopped on her way to the United States.
» New Round Of Transdniester Talks Starts In Vienna
05/06/14 13:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Another round of talks on resolving the Transdniester conflict started in Vienna on June 5.
» As G7 Threatens Sanctions, Russia Equities Up Again - Forbes
05/06/14 13:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Forbes As G7 Threatens Sanctions, Russia Equities Up Again Forbes The old “blood in the streets” investment theory is working wonders for Russian equity investors. Over the last month...
» Left out of G7 summit, Putin wishes world leaders "bon appetit"
05/06/14 13:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. ST PETERSBURG Russia (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin, shut out of a G7 summit over Russia's role in Ukraine, parried the snub on Thursday with a terse message for world leaders who lunched wi...
» Obama warns Putin to work with Ukraine or face new sanctions
05/06/14 13:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday Russian President Vladimir Putin must recognize and work with Ukraine's new government and stop "provocations" along its bord...
» Two-dinner Hollande hosts Obama and Putin seeking Ukraine thaw
05/06/14 13:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. PARIS (Reuters) - Criticized at home for a lack of initiative on Ukraine, French President Francois Hollande will hold separate dinners on Thursday with the U.S. and Russian leaders in a...
» Obama: 'no apologies' on deal to free Bergdahl from Taliban
05/06/14 13:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday he would make "no apologies" for agreeing to a deal that released Taliban detainee Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, despite controvers...
» Group of 7 Condemns Its Absent Partner, Russia
05/06/14 12:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. The leaders of seven major powers convened their first summit meeting without Russia in two decades, and discussed the member they have kicked out.
» Concern for Health of Bowe Bergdahl Drove Prisoner Exchange
05/06/14 12:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. An Obama administration divided over a prisoner swap that would free five Taliban commanders swept those issues aside in the rush to secure Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
» With More Emotion, Obama Defends Soldier Swap
05/06/14 12:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. Rebutting critics of the decision to trade Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban fighters, President Obama said anxious parents had recovered a son.
» Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect May Be Tied to Chelsea Subway Attack, Police Say
05/06/14 12:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > N.Y. / Region. Daniel St. Hubert, an ex-convict arrested in the stabbing of two children, is a suspect in an attack in Chelsea that left a 53-year-old man severely wounded earlier in the day, an o...
» Washington Memo: Bergdahl Case Shakes Democrats’ Confidence in Administration
05/06/14 12:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. President Obama’s handling of the prisoner exchange has renewed frustration among congressional Democrats about the administration’s relations with its allies on Capitol Hill.
» СБУ объявила в розыск "народного губернатора" Донецка и премьера ЛНР - РИА Новости
05/06/14 12:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РИА Новости СБУ объявила в розыск "народного губернатора" Донецка и премьера ЛНР РИА Новости По информации МВД, Губарев исчез из поля зрения правоохранителей 26 мая. Тепе...
» Турчинов прокомментировал видео расстрела пленных: переговоров с террористами не будет - УНИАН
05/06/14 12:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. УНИАН Турчинов прокомментировал видео расстрела пленных: переговоров с террористами не будет УНИАН Об этом заявил председатель Верховной Рады Украины, и.о. президента Александр Тур...
» Group of 7 Condemns Its Absent Partner, Russia - New York Times
05/06/14 12:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Group of Seven - Google News. Group of 7 Condemns Its Absent Partner, Russia New York Times They met under the name Group of 7 , rather than Group of 8, for the first time since the mid-1990s. And along th...
» NYFD: 24 injured in Staten Island blaze - KRMG
05/06/14 11:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NYFD: 24 injured in Staten Island blaze KRMG Authorities say at least 24 people are injured in a five-alarm fire raging early Thursday on Staten Island. The New York City Fire De...
» Vets, visitors flock to Normandy to remember D-Day - Washington Post
05/06/14 11:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Nation - Google News. Washington Post Vets, visitors flock to Normandy to remember D-Day Washington Post Nearly 70 years after the Allied Forces D-Day invasion France, surviving veterans of the 29th Infant...
» Hagel tours USS Vella Gulf deployed off Romania - WAVY-TV
05/06/14 11:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Nation - Google News. SFGate Hagel tours USS Vella Gulf deployed off Romania WAVY-TV U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel center, has lunch with sailors aboard the USS Vella Gulf during his visit to Constant...
» Microsoft Office for Android: Pushing Windows even further behind in mobile - ZDNet
05/06/14 11:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sci/Tech - Google News. Firstpost Microsoft Office for Android: Pushing Windows even further behind in mobile ZDNet ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley reported that Microsoft will bring an Android version of Office to ...
» Hagel tours US Navy cruiser deployed off Romania - Bryan-College Station Eagle
05/06/14 11:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Nation - Google News. Hagel tours US Navy cruiser deployed off Romania Bryan-College Station Eagle U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, Romanian Defense Minister Mircea Dusa, center, and Commanding Of...
» Obama meets with foreign leaders
05/06/14 11:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - Video. President Obama joins G7 talks on Ukraine crisis.
» Senator: Swap leak could've been fatal
05/06/14 11:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - Top Stories. Sen. Angus King said he learned it was crucial for intelligence about the Bowe Bergdahl swap to be keep a secret.
» 2 military jets crash in 24 hours
05/06/14 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - Video. A Navy jet crashed in to the Pacific just hours after a different military jet crashed into a California neighborhood.
» Ukraine crisis to dominate G7 summit
05/06/14 11:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - Europe. Leaders of the G7 group of major industrial nations meet in Brussels, with the crisis in Ukraine set to overshadow their talks.
» VIDEO: Donetsk rebel leaders defiant
05/06/14 11:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - Europe. The self-declared chairman of the Donetsk People's Republic talks to the BBC's Steve Rosenberg about the unrest in eastern Ukraine
» VIDEO: 'This club does not accept Putin'
05/06/14 11:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - Europe. EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has told the BBC that the inclusion of Russia in any future meeting of the leading industrial nations is uncertain.
» For the G-7, Putin is the man not coming to dinner
05/06/14 11:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 10:16 a.m. EDT. BRUSSELS (AP) -- He's been disinvited and the meeting location abruptly switched out of his country. But Russian President Vladimir Putin will be the topic of conversati...
» Drug smugglers pretend to be federal agency
05/06/14 11:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 10:16 a.m. EDT. TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- It looked like a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service truck. But the U.S. Border Patrol says it was actually the latest in a long line of creative attemp...
» US Lawmakers Press for Answers on Bergdahl Release
05/06/14 11:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Key U.S. lawmakers are dissatisfied with the Obama administration's initial efforts to explain the prisoner swap that freed U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl from five years of Taliban cap...
» Fmr. Navy SEAL: 'This was choreographed'
05/06/14 11:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Fmr. Navy SEAL: 'This was choreographed' Former Navy SEAL Chris Heben and CNN's Barbara Starr analyze what we don't see on the Taliban tape of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. From: CNNInte...
» Obama served up lesson in leadership at Warsaw banquet
05/06/14 11:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WARSAW (Reuters) - When Lech Walesa, the man whose Solidarity movement helped bring down the Iron Curtain, found himself sitting across from Barack Obama at a banquet in the Polish cap...
» Putin on Clinton: 'It's Better Not to Argue With Women' - TIME
05/06/14 11:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Washington Post Putin on Clinton: 'It's Better Not to Argue With Women' TIME CHINA-RUSSIA-DIPLOMACY Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) is greeted by Chinese President Xi Jinpin...
» Bergdahl's fmr. squad leader: He deserted
05/06/14 11:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Bergdahl's fmr. squad leader: He deserted He "totally deserted not only his fellow soldiers, but also his leadership," says Bergdahl's former squad leader. From: CNNI...
» What Is Slender Man? A Meme's Possible Role in Wisconsin Stabbing - NBC Chicago
05/06/14 11:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. ABC News What Is Slender Man? A Meme's Possible Role in Wisconsin Stabbing NBC Chicago For years, a tall, faceless being in a black suit has lurked in dark corners of the Interne...
» Clinton opens up to 'People'
05/06/14 11:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Clinton opens up to 'People' Hillary Clinton talks 2016 aspirations, Monica Lewinsky in "People Magazine" interview. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports. From: CNNInternatio...
» Videos Show Western Couple 'Held In Afghanistan'
05/06/14 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The families of Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle say the deal to free Sgt Bowe Bergdahl prompted them to come forward.
» U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan
05/06/14 11:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The Department of Defense has identified 2,310 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
» Inside the White House's decision to free Bergdahl
05/06/14 11:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For President Barack Obama, it seemed like the right thing to do, according to officials in his administration: Release five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay ...
» Mary Soames, Daughter of Churchill and Chronicler of History, Dies at 91
05/06/14 11:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. After wartime service in uniform and as an aide to her father, Lady Soames became an acclaimed writer of books about her family.
» Putin on D-Day beaches violates the very values our heroes died for, by SIMON HEFFER
05/06/14 11:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. 'Today and tomorrow, he will rub shoulders with their leaders and with veterans whose heroism, decency and moral integrity render him unfit to be in the same country, let alone on the s...
» Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine town, residents flee
05/06/14 10:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. NEAR SLAVIANSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian government forces battled separatists with artillery and automatic weapons on Wednesday in a second day of fighting in and around Slaviansk...
» Man Shoots and Kills 3 Canadian Mounties
05/06/14 10:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Several media reports indicated that the man involved in the shooting was carrying two rifles, a bow and a knife.
» Ex-Convict Arrested in Stabbing of Brooklyn Children - New York Times
05/06/14 10:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Washington Post SFGate Ex-Convict Arrested in Stabbing of Brooklyn Children New York Times Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, Robert Boyce...
» Cameron To Warn Russia's Putin Amid G7 Snub
05/06/14 10:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The PM will warn Russia it risks increasing isolation over Ukraine as G7 leaders threaten to impose tougher sanctions.
» Suspect is arrested in stabbings of two children in Brooklyn - Los Angeles Times
05/06/14 10:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Washington Post Suspect is arrested in stabbings of two children in Brooklyn Los Angeles Times New York Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, left, with Mayor Bill de Blasio at...
» G7 Leaders Focus on Russia, Ukraine in Second Day of Talks
05/06/14 10:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Leaders from the Group of Seven industrialized economies gather Thursday in Brussels for a second day of meetings. The talks have focused on Russia's involvement in the Ukraine crisis.   ...
» Hillary Clinton on running for president: I have a decision to make
05/06/14 10:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Former secretary of state says there is a need to break the 'highest, hardest glass ceiling in American politics' Hillary Clinton says she knows she has a decision to make abo...
» Teens accused of killings called 'stupid, selfish' - Chron.com
05/06/14 10:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Chron.com Teens accused of killings called 'stupid, selfish' Chron.com Sterling Police Chief Tyson Kerr speaks during a news conference Tuesday, June 3, 2014, where he announced ...
» No Injuries in Crash of US Marine Jet
05/06/14 10:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A U.S. Marine jet crashed into a residential area in southern California Wednesday.   The Harrier jet went down in a neighborhood in the town of Imperial, located east of San Diego near t...
» Rise of the drones: how unmanned aircraft took off video
05/06/14 10:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Unmanned aircraft, or 'drones' have attracted controversy for their military use, but they are now taking off everywhere. The mass adoption of this new technology is gathering...
» Canada shooting: Three police officers killed
05/06/14 10:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by ITN. Canada shooting: Three police officers killed Subscribe to ITN News: http://bit.ly/1bmWO8h Police have launched a manhunt in Canadian city of Moncton, New Brunswick, after three officers we...
» Police: Suspect in children's stabbings arrested, had been released on parole - CNN
05/06/14 10:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Washington Post Police: Suspect in children's stabbings arrested, had been released on parole CNN New York (CNN) -- A New York man was out on parole when, police believe, he stab...
» Barack Obama works out in the gym video
05/06/14 10:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Barack Obama works out at a private gym in Warsaw's 5-star Marriott hotel. The US president met Ukraine's president-elect, Petro Poroshenko, on Wednesday before flying to Brus...
» Police make arrest in 'Brooklyn butcher' elevator stabbing of kids - Washington Post
05/06/14 10:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Washington Post Police make arrest in 'Brooklyn butcher' elevator stabbing of kids Washington Post Daniel St. Hubert in a May 5, 2014, photo provided by the New York State Depart...
» Dozens injured in Staten Island apartment fire; Father forced to throw kids out ... - WOKV
05/06/14 10:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Dozens injured in Staten Island apartment fire; Father forced to throw kids out ... WOKV Authorities say at least 24 people are injured in a five-alarm fire raging on Staten Isla...
» 10 Questions With Jack Devine
05/06/14 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. You’ve written a book, Good Hunting. Aren’t spies supposed to be covert? Almost all covert action eventually becomes public. Very little I did is still classified....
» 3 cops dead in Canada shooting rampage
05/06/14 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. 3 cops dead in Canada shooting rampage A man carrying two rifles went on a rampage, killing three police officers in a Canadian subdivision, official say. From: CNNInternationa...
» As D-Day Commemoration Approaches, Leaders Maneuver Over Ukraine
05/06/14 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Fred Holborn, a World War II veteran, saluted as he looked at British Legion Union flags carrying thank you messages planted in the sand on Gold beach on Thursday near Asnelles, France. A d...
» Obama's clip pumping iron in gym goes viral - Financial Express
05/06/14 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Obama's clip pumping iron in gym goes viral Financial Express SummaryObama's brawny side was on display as gym-goer made video of him pumping iron during his Poland visit. US Pre...
» President Obama secretly filmed working out at Polish gym - The Independent
05/06/14 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Independent President Obama secretly filmed working out at Polish gym The Independent Video footage has emerged of the US President Barack Obama pumping some iron after he wa...
» French leader dines twice with Obama, Putin seeking Ukraine thaw
05/06/14 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. PARIS (Reuters) - Criticized at home for a lack of initiative on Ukraine, French President Francois Hollande will hold separate dinners on Thursday with the U.S. and Russian leaders in...
» Canada Shooting Captured On Witness Video
05/06/14 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Two gunshots are heard as frantic witnesses scream and a man in the house cries: "He shot him! He shot a cop!"
» Canada shooting: manhunt under way after three police officers killed - video report
05/06/14 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. A manhunt is underway in south-west Canada after a gunman shot dead three Canadian police officers and injured two more in Moncton, New Brunswick. The Royal Canadian Moun...
» Hunt Continues for New Brunswick Shooter; Three Mounties Dead
05/06/14 10:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. A manhunt for a shooter continues early Thursday in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick after three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers were killed late Wednesday and two...
» U.S. to beef up Black Sea presence after Crimea crisis: Hagel
05/06/14 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CONSTANTA Romania (Reuters) - The United States will strengthen its presence in the Black Sea region using part of a $1 billion fund promised to NATO allies on Russia's borders, and wi...
» Russian public opinion turns against US
05/06/14 10:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Anti-American sentiment has shot to its highest level since 1990 amid Ukraine crisis, while negative feelings towards the EU outweigh the positive
» Gunman kills 3 Canadian officers
05/06/14 10:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. A man dressed in fatigues and carrying a rifle went on a rampage in the Canadian city of Moncton on Thursday, killing three police officers and wounding two others.
» Video emerges of Ukraine airstrike aftermath
05/06/14 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Pro-Russian separatists say the Ukrainian military is trying to surround them in Slovyansk. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
» US to Boost Black Sea Presence Over Crimea
05/06/14 10:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States will strengthen its presence in the Black Sea region using part of a $1 billion fund promised to NATO allies on Russia's borders, and will continue to send warships to t...
» The nominee monitor police chief FBI visit
04/06/14 18:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The federal monitor of the Police Reform Puerto Rico, Arnaldo Claudio, came this afternoon appointed to the Federal Court, in Hato Rey, and confirmed that he met with the director of the Federal Bureau of Inv...
» Barack Obama expresses support for Ukraine's president-elect Petro Poroshenko- video
04/06/14 15:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. The US president says it was 'a wise decision' by Ukrainians who elected Petro Poroshenko to lead them through the country's current crisis. Barack Obama makes the commen...
» Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sees Change in West Point Speech
04/06/14 13:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s remarks were his first response to President Obama’s speech last week asserting that military force is not always the answer.
» Here’s What That Bergdahl Video Really Shows
04/06/14 13:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Sure, it’s grainy, with the narrator speaking a foreign language. But the video released by the Taliban on Wednesday is more revealing than anything the Pentagon has said abou...
» Google moves to boost email privacy by releasing end-to-end encryption tool
04/06/14 13:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Tech giant says almost 50% of emails sent between Gmail and other email providers are not encrypted Google has moved to encourage more people to encrypt their email, releasing...
» Backlash Grows on Release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
04/06/14 13:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: Politics And Policy. The initial euphoria over release of America's sole prisoner of war in Afghanistan has quickly given way to a more polarizing debate over the value of a secret deal to free Ta...
» Army Starts Investigation Into Bergdahl's 2009 Disappearance
04/06/14 13:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: Politics And Policy. The U.S. Army said Tuesday that it is launching a new investigation into the circumstances of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance in Afghanistan and five years in captivity.
» Obama's European Solidarity
04/06/14 13:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: Opinion. The U.S. bucks up eastern NATO allies but more can be done.
» Notable & Quotable: Bergdahl
04/06/14 13:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: Opinion. What then-White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said about Sgt. Bergdahl in June 2013.
» Obama Meets Ukraine President
04/06/14 13:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: What's News Europe. President Barack Obama met in Warsaw with Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko, his first face-to-face talk with Kiev's new leader.
» Gerson: Obama’s global war on straw men
04/06/14 13:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. After 5½ years, President Obama finally has a foreign policy doctrine all his own, which White House aides su...
» In Ukraine, Separatist Militia With Russian Fighters Holds a Key
04/06/14 13:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. The Vostok Battalion’s composition has raised questions about Russia’s role in eastern Ukraine. Its resolve could determine how long the fighting continues.
» More than 100 arrested in Harlem in largest-ever NYC gang bust
04/06/14 13:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 100 members of three feuding gangs were arrested in Harlem on Wednesday in what was described as the largest indictment of gang members in New York City's ...
» Merkel urges Putin to cooperate ahead of Russia-less G7
04/06/14 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to help stem violence in eastern Ukraine and said the West would not hesitate to impose s...
» We're thrilled to announce NYT Opinion. Enjoy unlimited access to our expanded o...
04/06/14 13:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Times's Facebook Wall. We're thrilled to announce NYT Opinion. Enjoy unlimited access to our expanded opinion section — and a beautiful new app — with a standalone subscription. Introducin...
» “The United States is absolutely committed to standing behind the Ukrainian peop...
04/06/14 13:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Times's Facebook Wall. “The United States is absolutely committed to standing behind the Ukrainian people, not just in the coming days and weeks but in the coming years,” said President Ob...
» Op-Ed Columnist: The Theater Beyond the Clintons
04/06/14 13:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. Andrew Cuomo confronts a perennial Democratic challenge: placating the left while holding the center.
» Troubles With Veterans’ Health Care
04/06/14 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. The allegations that hospitals falsified data to hide long wait times for veterans are disgraceful. If true, President Obama has to punish those responsible.
» Testing Time for European Unity
04/06/14 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. The problems that Europe has endured in the past several years demonstrate the need more than ever for unity and that the parliamentary elections matter.
» A Surveillance Bill That Falls Short
04/06/14 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. It’s up to the Senate now to fix the flaws in a House bill and protect Americans from the abuses of government spying.
» The Fruits of Forced Labor
04/06/14 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. Stunning new evidence about huge universe of people trapped in wage slavery.
» Muslims and the N.Y.P.D.
04/06/14 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. The Police Department is running another counterterrorism program that singles out Muslims in a problematic way, this time to recruit them as informants.
» Trapped in Afghanistan
04/06/14 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. President Obama’s promise to end the war won’t be honored until he is practically out of office.
» President Obama Misses a Chance on Foreign Affairs
04/06/14 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. The president’s commencement speech at West Point provided little new insight into how he plans to lead in the next two years.
» Mr. Shinseki Takes the Fall
04/06/14 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. The secretary’s resignation is just the beginning of much-needed process of change at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
» Freedom for Sgt. Bergdahl, at a Price
04/06/14 13:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. Trading five high-value Taliban prisoners for the release of the American could affect antiterrorism policy.
» Prisoner Deal Puts President on Defensive
04/06/14 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. The White House argued that the “unique circumstances” presented by the opportunity to return Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl gave President Obama the authority to lawfully bypass a federal statute.
» Can Bowe Bergdahl Be Tied to 6 Lost Lives? Facts Are Murky
04/06/14 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. Since Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed after years in captivity, a number of the men who served with him have called him a deserter. Some have gone further, blaming him for the deaths of si...
» American paranoia and Bowe Bergdahl (+video)
04/06/14 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Christian Science Monitor | World. The Taliban prisoner swap for Bowe Bergdahl might do some good, but fear and anger are getting in the way of a realistic appraisal.
» Medical Marijuana
04/06/14 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > New York. Rabbi Joel M. Levenson supports passage of a bill in the New York Senate.
» Blurred Lines Between Duty and Friendship
04/06/14 13:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > New York. Justice Barry Kamins comes from a political world but is legally bound to stay out of it, despite his friendship with District Attorney Charles Hynes of Brooklyn.
» A Prosecutor’s Reputation Sinks Lower
04/06/14 13:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. A new report on Charles Hynes, the former Brooklyn district attorney, delivers a damning body of evidence on a shameful tenure.
» Monarchies, More Useful Than You Think
04/06/14 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. As Spain prepares to crown a new king, it seems incredible that a dozen monarchies still survive across Europe.
» Former Prosecutor in Brooklyn Was Consumed by Campaign, Emails Show
04/06/14 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > New York. Emails show a growing preoccupation by Charles J. Hynes, the longtime district attorney, with his re-election as it became clear he would face a serious challenge.
» In Show of Support, Obama Meets With Ukraine Leader
04/06/14 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. The U.S. president hopes the election of Petro O. Poroshenko produces “some momentum” in restoring order after months of crisis.