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» Putin Orders Russian Troops on 'Full Combat Alert'
21/06/14 09:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops in central Russia on "full combat alert" for snap drills, a day after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered a week-long cease-fi...
» WorldViews: How terrorists are winning their war on the World Cup
21/06/14 08:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. The World Cup is about the collective. The teams on the field are their nations made real in the flesh. The stadiums and surr...
» Egypt Confirms Death Sentences for 183 Brotherhood Supporters
21/06/14 08:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. An Egyptian court has confirmed the death sentence for 183 Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters, including Mohamed Badie, the leader of the Islamist group - the party of ousted Presi...
» Rebel attacks on Ukraine forces put ceasefire under pressure
21/06/14 08:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists attacked Ukrainian posts on the border with Russia and a military base, and tried to storm an airforce base overnight into Satu...
» Pope Francis Visits With Inmates, Poor in Calabria
21/06/14 08:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. (CASSANO ALL’JONIO, Italy) — Pope Francis has visited a prison in Calabria, a region infested by organized crime, on a day trip to Italy’s underdeveloped south. Ar...
» ISIS launches online propaganda attack
21/06/14 08:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. ISIS launches online propaganda attack Video of young Jihadists who claim to be from Britain & Australia is the latest salvo from ISIS. Michael Holmes reports. From: CNNInt...
» Video Comment & Response: 21st-Century Concentration Camps | The New York Times
21/06/14 08:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. Video Comment & Response: 21st-Century Concentration Camps | The New York Times The Time's Nicholas Kristof responds to comments on his documentary, 21st-Century Concentr...
» Study of Ants Could Bring Answers to Big Questions
21/06/14 08:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Scientists have always been fascinated with the high level of organization in ant societies -- from building life-saving rafts during floods to the way colonies choose their next queen. N...
» UNHCR: Refugee count highest since WWII
21/06/14 08:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. UNHCR: Refugee count highest since WWII CNN's Max Foster speaks to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, about the global refugee crisis. From: CNNInternat...
» What will U.S. advisers do in Iraq?
21/06/14 08:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. What will U.S. advisers do in Iraq? There's "an art" to U.S. military advising, says CNN military analyst and retired Lt. Col. Rick Francona. From: CNNInternational Views: 6 0 ...
» WorldViews: U.S. scolds ally nations in fight against global slavery and trafficking
21/06/14 08:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. The U.S. State Department published its 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report today in which it downgraded the status of a...
» Ukraine crisis forces U.S. to bolster Europe forces
21/06/14 08:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Only last year, the U.S. European Command was facing some of the deepest cuts of any region in the U.S. military. Now, after Russia's annexation of Crimea, the P...
» CDC says more lab workers may have been exposed to anthrax - Reuters
21/06/14 08:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters swissinfo.ch CDC says more lab workers may have been exposed to anthrax Reuters swissinfo.ch CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. authorities increased to 84 people their count of go...
» ISIS takes chemical weapons complex
21/06/14 08:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. ISIS takes chemical weapons complex The facility's chemicals are more dangerous to anyone trying to get them, says David Kay, fmr. weapons inspector in Iraq. From: CNNInternati...
» Obama moves to ensure sick leave for gay couples - Fox News
21/06/14 08:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Obama moves to ensure sick leave for gay couples Fox News The Obama administration will work to ensure that gay and lesbian Americans are eligible to take leave from their jobs t...
» Legal Questions Hold Up US Help for Iraq
21/06/14 08:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Despite this week's announcement by U.S. President Barack Obama, the first U.S. military advisers on the ground in Baghdad have yet to start assessing the situation and how best to help I...
» Alaska lawmaker ordered to repay $60000 for improper gifts - Reuters
21/06/14 08:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Fox News Politico Alaska lawmaker ordered to repay $60000 for improper gifts Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House Ethics Committee on Friday ordered Representative Don Young ...
» US: Thailand, Malaysia, Venezuela Fail on Human Trafficking
21/06/14 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Thailand, Malaysia and Venezuela, ranked among the world's worst for combating modern slavery, were downgraded in the State Department's 14th annual report on human trafficking released F...
» Toughest Issues Still Unresolved in Iran Nuclear Talks
21/06/14 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. A month from the deadline for a final accord, negotiators have a tentative draft, but the United States and Iran remain far apart on difficult issues.
» The War That Made Our World
21/06/14 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. World War I began 100 years ago this month, and in many ways, writes historian Margaret MacMillan, it remains the defining conflict of the modern era.
» U.S. to Speed Up Migrant Deportations
21/06/14 08:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Responding to a surge of illegal migration from Central America, the White House said it would work to process and deport people more quickly, particularly adults traveling with children.
» Obama Faces Dilemma on Iraq Intervention
21/06/14 08:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. In 2011, the United States pulled its forces out of Iraq with the intent to never return, but the advances made by militant insurgents in that country are forcing the U.S. administration ...
» Big Bang Theory Scrutinized
21/06/14 08:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The universe expanded so fast in its first moments of existence that it left ripples in the fabric of space-time. Or maybe it didn’t. In a study that could explain what put the “bang” in ...
» World Briefing: The Vatican: Pope Denounces Legalization of Drugs
21/06/14 08:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Pope Francis on Friday condemned the legalization of recreational drugs as a flawed and failed experiment.
» Afghan President, in Reversal, Backs U.N. Role to Settle Election Dispute
21/06/14 08:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. President Hamid Karzai’s comments revived the possibility that the international community might once more have a hand in the selection of a new leader for Afghanistan.
» Secret U.S. Plan to Aid Iraq Fizzled Amid Mutual Distrust
21/06/14 08:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. President Barack Obama's secret plan to aid Iraqi troops in their fight against Sunni extremists involved sharing intelligence on the militants' desert encampments, but the administrat...
» Iran: Obama Remarks Show US Not Serious in Fighting Terrorism
21/06/14 08:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Barack Obama's plan to send advisers to Iraq to help Baghdad counter Sunni Islamist militants shows the United States is not serious about fighting terrorism, an Iranian officia...
» MAX HASTINGS: Yes, the West has fought the Muslim world for centuries. But Islam must accept much of the blame for today's bloody chaos
21/06/14 08:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. In responding to the horrors in Iraq, we should acknowledge how basely the West in general, and the British in particular, have sometimes behaved towards the peoples of the Middle East.
» Secret video of ISIS smuggled out of Iraq
21/06/14 08:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Secret video of ISIS smuggled out of Iraq A man who fled from Mosul, Iraq, shows Arwa Damon video that provides a glimpse into how ISIS is winning over people. From: CNNInterna...
» Pope says NO to recreational drugs
21/06/14 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Pope says NO to recreational drugs Pope Francis speaks out about his views on recreational marijuana. CNN's Belief Blog co-editor Daniel Burke explains. From: CNNInternational ...
» Obama: We gave Iraq a chance
21/06/14 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Obama: We gave Iraq a chance CNN's Kate Bolduan sits down with President Obama to discuss Iraq and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings Tim...
» US Moves to Stop Flow of Migrant Children to Border
21/06/14 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The Obama administration is moving to stop the flow of mainly Central American children arriving at the southern U.S. border. U.S. officials say tens of thousands of unaccompanied childre...
» Iraqi militants take border post with Syria
21/06/14 08:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Sunni fighters seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier on Saturday, smashing a line drawn in 1932 by colonial powers and linking hundreds of miles of land t...
» Egyptian court confirms death sentence on Brotherhood leader
21/06/14 08:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed death sentences against the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and at least 182 of his supporters, judicial sources at ...
» Court confirms Egypt Muslim Brotherhood death sentences - BBC News
21/06/14 08:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. BBC News Court confirms Egypt Muslim Brotherhood death sentences BBC News An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences for 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters accused of a 2013 ...
» Militants Take Iraqi Town on Syrian Border
21/06/14 08:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Sunni fighters have seized an Iraqi town that borders Syria, allowing the militants to pass freely along with their weapons between the two countries. Security officials say fighters with...
» Iraq Pressed by US to Quickly Solve Political Crisis - Businessweek
21/06/14 08:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NDTV Fox News Iraq Pressed by US to Quickly Solve Political Crisis Businessweek The U.S. is pressing Iraq's leaders to form a new government quickly in a bid to halt the nation's...
» Protests and a suicide bombing grip Kabul
21/06/14 07:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by ITN. Protests and a suicide bombing grip Kabul Protesters take to the streets of Kabul in support of Abullah Abdullah's accusation of election fraud. . Report by Johnny Chiodini. From: ITN Views...
» Strutting | On the Street w/ Bill Cunningham | The New York Times
21/06/14 07:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. Strutting | On the Street w/ Bill Cunningham | The New York Times Signs of a new peacock men's wear revolution are in evidence. Produced by: Joanna Nikas Subscribe to the Tim...
» U.S. Will Send 300 Advisers to Iraq
20/06/14 20:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Iraq is facing an uprising of Sunni militants. View Complete List »
» Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Teenager Protesting West Bank Arrests
20/06/14 16:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . JERUSALEM — Israeli troops killed a Palestinian youth before dawn Friday and seriously injured several adults as their sweeping West Bank arrest campaign following last week’s disappearance of thr...
» Challengers Emerge to Replace Divisive Maliki
20/06/14 16:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials said Thursday that political leaders had started intensive jockeying to replace Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki and create a government that would span the country’s ...
» In Chaos, Iraq’s Kurds See a Chance to Gain Ground
20/06/14 16:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . KIRKUK, Iraq — The chair Col. Imad Muhammad sat in belonged to a commander in the Iraqi Army. So did the tiny cup from which he was drinking his tea, the ashtray where he snuffed out his cigarettes and ...
» As Ukraine Announces Cease-Fire, White House Points Finger at Russia
20/06/14 15:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . WASHINGTON — On a day that the Ukrainian government announced a unilateral cease-fire in its battle with separatists in the country’s east, the Obama administration raised the stakes with Russia, ...
» AP Top Stories June 20 A
20/06/14 11:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Here's the latest news for Friday, June 20th: Syria car bomb; NY medical marijuana vote; House explodes in Colorado; Mudslide in Minnesota....
» Kerry sent to Mid East for Iraq talks
20/06/14 11:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Iraqis in Tuz Khurmato mourn relatives killed by ISIL militants, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is despatched for Middle East talks. Sarah Toms reports. S...
» McCarthy elected GOP majority leader
20/06/14 11:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Jun 20, 2014 John King, Olivier Knox and Jackie Kucinich weigh in on what happens next for the newly elected majority leader. Category News & Politics License Standard YouTube License
» Meet Republican Kevin McCarthy, the New House Majority Leader | Times Minute | The New York Times
20/06/14 11:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . How the moderate Republican from California got elected House majority leader with overwhelming Tea Party support. Produced by: Mona El-Naggar and Carrie Halperin Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter for f...
» Пётр Порошенко представил свой план главам госадминистраций
20/06/14 11:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Президент Украины Пётр Порошенко &...
» Dem apologizes for 'gaydar' comment
20/06/14 11:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Jun 20, 2014 John King, Olivier Knox and Jackie Kucinich on Schweitzer's apology and potential fallout from his "gaydar" comments. Category News & Politics License Standard YouTube License
» Obama's promise: No 'combat' troops
20/06/14 11:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Jun 20, 2014 John King, Olivier Knox and Jackie Kucinich discuss Obama's Iraq strategy and the GOP's opposition to it. Category News & Politics License Standard YouTube License
» Why the tide is turning in support of same-sex marriage
20/06/14 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . An opposition rally against same-sex marriage in Washington came on the heels of news that President Obama will sign an executive action banning federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual ...
» Bullfight gone wrong: Bull escapes makeshift arena in Peru, attacks people
20/06/14 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Stopping Russia from cornering Europe’s energy market
20/06/14 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. President Obama’s meeting this month with the Group of Seven leaders focused on European energy policies in l...
» Samuelson: Why the economy is (still) an enigma
20/06/14 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. Something interesting, unpredicted and possibly worrisome is occurring on financial markets. Stocks and bonds...
» Voice of America requires our support
20/06/14 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. Regarding the June 8 editorial “ An independent voice ”: The Voice of America (VOA) has a twofold mission: to...
» Thiessen: Obama’s Iraq disaster
20/06/14 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. In 2011, the situation in Iraq was so good that the Obama administration was actually trying to take credit f...
» Will: Obama’s foreign policy of retreat
20/06/14 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. “From the Halls of Montezuma To the shores of Tripoli . . . ” — The Marines’ Hymn Two hundred and nine years ...
» Milbank: Heritage’s ugly Benghazi panel
20/06/14 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. Representatives of prominent conservative groups converged on the Heritage Foundation on Monday afternoon for...
» Congress should help stamp out bias against gays in the workplace
20/06/14 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Post Editorials: Latest Editorial and Editorial Archive. THE COURTS have made 2014 a year of rapid progress on gay and lesbian rights. Now President Obama is pitching in. That leaves Congress as...
» Robinson: Obama got it right on Iraq
20/06/14 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. President Obama’s instincts about Iraq and Syria have been sound from the beginning: Greater U.S. engagement ...
» Cohen: The result of Obama’s do-nothing policy? Iraq.
20/06/14 10:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. Whose fault is the current debacle in Iraq? It could be Nouri al-Maliki’s since he is the country’s strongman...
» Ukraine’s president could use Western help against Russian provocations
20/06/14 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Post Editorials: Latest Editorial and Editorial Archive. THE CRISIS of the week may be in Iraq, not Ukraine. But Russian President Vladimir Putin has not lessened the pressure on Russia’s weaker...
» Marcus: A cautious Obama misreads history
20/06/14 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. Two instincts — one predictable, the other surprising — help explain the arc of Barack Obama’s presidency. Th...
» Doran and Boot: The United States should not cooperate with Iran on Iraq
20/06/14 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. The growing disaster in Iraq has triggered anguished debate over two fundamental questions: What went wrong? ...
» Meyerson: A new generation of poor, huddled masses heads north
20/06/14 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. The recent cascade of Central American children crossing the Rio Grande and surrendering as fast as they can ...
» Dionne: Dick Cheney, did you really want to go there?
20/06/14 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. The infinitely valuable Yiddish word chutzpah is defined as “shameless audacity” or “impudence.” It’s singula...
» Ignatius: The plan for saving Iraq begins by ousting Maliki
20/06/14 10:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. What would an effective quick response to the catastrophic civil wars in Iraq and Syria look like? Sometimes ...
» The Mideast doesn’t need another misguided U.S. effort at creating stability
20/06/14 10:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. The collapse of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World War I brought about the creation of numerous, arbitrar...
» The Fedederal Reserve has its strategy wrong
20/06/14 10:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. The Federal Reserve is struggling for consensus on its bond-buying strategy because that’s the wrong idea [“ ...
» Iraq presents a stern midterm challenge for Mr. Obama
20/06/14 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Post Editorials: Latest Editorial and Editorial Archive. MIDWAY THROUGH his second term, President George W. Bush found himself facing a foreign-policy disaster largely of his own making. He had...
» Krauthammer: Abdication has a price
20/06/14 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. Yes, it is true that there was no al-Qaeda in Iraq when George W. Bush took office. But it is equally true th...
» Less incarceration could lead to less crime
20/06/14 10:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. When crime rates began rising in the 1960s and too many Americans felt unsafe walking in their neighborhoods,...
» U.S. says Thailand, Malaysia, Venezuela among worst human trafficking centers
20/06/14 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department downgraded Thailand, Malaysia and Venezuela on Friday to its list of the world's worst centers of human trafficking, opening up the cou...
» Pope to Venture Into Mafia Stronghold
20/06/14 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: What's News Europe. Pope Francis has followed his predecessors in denouncing the Mafia. But his visit also throws a light on the relationship between the Catholic Church in Italy and the count...
» The Young Guard, or “Russification of the Spirit”
20/06/14 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home. The Institute of Modern Russia continues its series of articles by well-known historian Alexander Yanov on the history of Russian nationalism in the USSR. In this essay, he analyzes the ideological r...
» Russian Buildup Seen as Fighting Rages in Ukraine - ABC News
20/06/14 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Fox News Russian Buildup Seen as Fighting Rages in Ukraine ABC News Russia is resuming its military buildup along the Ukrainian border in an apparent attempt to intimidate its neighbo...
» Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact - Los Angeles Times
20/06/14 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact Los Angeles Times Russia has sent thousands of additional troops to its border with Ukraine following the Kiev leade...
» Who Owns the Arctic? Part I
20/06/14 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Latest From the Wilson Center. Tensions over security, access, and environmental impacts in the Arctic are rising. While members of the Arctic Council (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sw...
» NATO Says Russian Troops Massing Again Near Ukraine Border - Wall Street Journal
20/06/14 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. NATO Says Russian Troops Massing Again Near Ukraine Border Wall Street Journal Russia has begun massing troops near its border with Ukraine again, the North Atlantic Treaty Organizati...
» Russian Agents Conduct Early Morning Search Of Navalny's Apartment
20/06/14 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Investigators in Moscow conducted an early morning search of the apartment of outspoken Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny.
» Ukraine Forces Say 300 Separatists Killed
20/06/14 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Fighting raged for a second successive day in the east of Ukraine on Friday, a day after clashes in which Ukrainian government forces said about 300 separatists were killed.
» Gold Brick Weighing 13 Kilos Found In Uzbek Sewer System
20/06/14 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Plumbers in Uzbekistan's eastern city of Qoqon found a gold brick weighing more than 13 kilograms during renovations of the city's sewage system.
» Director of the EU-Russia Centre Dr Fraser Cameron`s article “What now for EU-Russia relations?” in World Commerce Review
20/06/14 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from EU-RussiaCentre. What now for EU-Russia relations? Fraser Cameron is Director of the EU-Russia Centre Introduction The EU has frozen its relations with Russia following Putin’s annexation of Crimea and on-...
» Russia Denies Renewed Buildup of Troops on Ukraine Border
20/06/14 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. The Kremlin on Friday denied a statement by NATO suggesting Russia was building up troops on the frontier with Ukraine but said Moscow had brought in more border guards becaus...
» New Ukraine Foreign Minister Seen Bringing Sober Style To Kyiv Diplomacy
20/06/14 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Ukraine's new foreign minister, Pavlo Klimkin, has a reputation as a skilled negotiator, a consummate professional, and a man capable of navigating the difficult diplomac...
» Armenia Says Two Soldiers Killed In Fresh Border Skirmishes
20/06/14 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Armenia's Defense Ministry says two Armenian soldiers were killed in the latest skirmishes between Armenian and Azerbaijani military forces.
» Central American officials to press Biden on migrant rights
20/06/14 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden travels to Guatemala on Friday to discuss the rising tide of unaccompanied Central American minors crossing the U.S. border, but ...
» New battles as Ukraine says 300 separatists killed in fighting
20/06/14 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. KIEV (Reuters) - Fighting raged for a second successive day in the east of Ukraine on Friday, a day after clashes in which Ukrainian government forces said about 300 separatists were kil...
» Ukraine to sign EU deal on 27 June
20/06/14 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June.20 - Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists are locked in fierce fighting in the east of Ukraine, as President Petro Poroshenko prepares to unveil peace plan. Sarah Toms...
» Iraqi forces ready push after Obama offers advisers
20/06/14 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces were massing north of Baghdad on Friday, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islamists whose drive toward the capital prompted the United States to send milit...
» Texas governor says he 'stepped right in it' on gay comments
20/06/14 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry has said he "stepped right in it" when he compared homosexuality to alcoholism as something that can be fought against despite genetic disposition.
» Yellen gives the green light for more stock gains
20/06/14 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen signaled that rational exuberance is just fine.
» Exclusive: Benghazi suspect fighting anti-Islamist general before U.S. raid
20/06/14 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - The suspected ringleader of a 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, snatched this week by U.S. forces, had been fighting a Libyan general committed to...
» More fighting in east Ukraine, as Kiev says Moscow giving military aid to rebels
20/06/14 10:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Christian Science Monitor | World. A peace plan announced by Ukraine's president earlier this week may not get off the ground, as fighting continued with pro-Russian separatists in parts of the country's e...
» There is another Caribbean, beyond the blood, the beach and the banana | Akala
20/06/14 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Comment is free | The Guardian. Why have so few people heard of the Caribbean that produced Walter Rodney, CLR James and Toussaint L'Ouverture? As I sat in the heat of a Jamaican afternoon within touching ...
» Obama on New Military Advisers to Iraq - New York Times
20/06/14 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Times Obama on New Military Advisers to Iraq New York Times The president said the United States would send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to train that country's s...
» Brent holds near $115, heads for 2nd weekly gain on Iraq turmoil - Reuters UK
20/06/14 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NDTV Brent holds near $115, heads for 2nd weekly gain on Iraq turmoil Reuters UK ... * Obama to send up to 300 military advisors to Iraq. * Fighting continues over control of Bai...
» Расмуссен: Россия наращивает силы на границе с Украиной - Radio Азаттык
20/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Расмуссен: Россия наращивает силы на границе с Украиной Radio Азаттык Генеральный секретарь НАТО Андерс Фог Расмуссен заявил о наращивании российского военного присутствия на грани...
» U.S. Weighed Other Options to Free Bergdahl
20/06/14 09:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Before the U.S. agreed to release five Taliban detainees in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, two groups of U.S. military personnel worked for more than year on alternative plans to sec...
» Maliki falling out of favor with U.S.
20/06/14 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Maliki falling out of favor with U.S. CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at the now frayed relationship the U.S. has with Iraqi leader Nuri al-Maliki. From: CNNInternational Views:...
» Futher Sanctions Against Russia Weighed as Ukraine Crisis Worsens
20/06/14 09:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. NATO said Russian troops were again massing near the Ukrainian border in what would mark a new escalation of the crisis as the West revived of threats further sanctions against Russia.
» Juncker EU Victory Likely to Alienate U.K. Further
20/06/14 09:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Smouldering anti-EU sentiment in the U.K. is likely to be aggravated by the appointment of the federalist-minded former Luxembourg prime minister to head the EU's executive arm.
» Obama extends family leave rights of gay couples - Reuters
20/06/14 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Obama extends family leave rights of gay couples Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday will announce a rule that makes legally married same-sex ...
» New Waves of Refugees Draw Attention to Long-term Trends
20/06/14 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Conflicts in Iraq, Ukraine and Syria have created waves of refugees, drawing renewed attention to the large number of people who have been displaced for years. As the global community obs...
» Gay couples to get workplace protections, benefits - The Hill (blog)
20/06/14 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Gay couples to get workplace protections, benefits The Hill (blog) Same-sex couples will be eligible for workplace protections and most federal benefits regardless of whether the...
» Kurds' Takeover of Strategic City Strengthens Their Hand
20/06/14 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The Kirkuk operation brings the Kurds, who make up 20% of Iraq's population, closer than ever to their dream of an independent state.
» Iraq: Obama To Send 300 Military Advisers
20/06/14 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Barack Obama says he will deploy up to 300 military advisers to help government forces in Iraq and warns airstrikes could follow.
» US Involvement in Iraq: The View from the Gulf States
20/06/14 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. As the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continued along a bloody path toward Baghdad, President Barack Obama announced Thursday that the U.S. has stepped up “intelligence, surv...
» Obama moves to ensure sick leave for gay couples - Insurance News Net
20/06/14 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Obama moves to ensure sick leave for gay couples Insurance News Net WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will work to ensure that gay and lesbian Americans are elig...
» New York poised to become 23rd US state to allow medical marijuana - Reuters
20/06/14 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters New York poised to become 23rd US state to allow medical marijuana Reuters ALBANY N.Y. (Reuters) - Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers announced a deal on Thursday ...
» Brent trading around $115, near nine-month high - Reuters India
20/06/14 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters India Brent trading around $115, near nine-month high Reuters India SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brent crude held near $115 a barrel on Friday, close to a nine-month high and he...
» Global Refugee Population Surging Amid Conflicts, Persecution: UN - NBCNews.com
20/06/14 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NBCNews.com Global Refugee Population Surging Amid Conflicts, Persecution: UN NBCNews.com The number of people displaced by bloody conflict and persecution has exceeded 50 millio...
» 300 US advisers heading for Iraq, but what will they actually do? - CNN
20/06/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN 300 US advisers heading for Iraq, but what will they actually do? CNN Washington (CNN) -- How big of a threat is ISIS really? The White House wants to find out and is deployi...
» Amid the World Cup, a Violent Reminder of Brazil’s Discontent
20/06/14 09:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Antigovernment riots, ostensibly calling for free public transit in Brazil, broke out in São Paulo on Thursday night, turning increasingly violent while the World Cup match be...
» Global refugee figure passes 50m for first time since second world war - The Guardian
20/06/14 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. The Guardian Global refugee figure passes 50m for first time since second world war The Guardian The number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 50 millio...
» New York City To Pay US$40m To End 'Central Park Jogger' Lawsuit - malaysiandigest.com
20/06/14 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York City To Pay US$40m To End 'Central Park Jogger' Lawsuit malaysiandigest.com A man jogs along a path in New York's famed Central Park, November 24, 2013. New York City ha...
» Isis unleashes digital offensive
20/06/14 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Social media channels have been bombarded with Twitter messages supporting jihadi group, like an artillery barrage ahead of an infantry advance the jihadi organisation leading the attack
» Refugees at Levels Not Seen Since World War II
20/06/14 09:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. More than 51 million people have been displaced by violence around the world, according to the head of the United Nations refugee agency.
» Obama sends US military advisers to Iraq as battle rages over refinery - Reuters
20/06/14 09:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Irish Independent Obama sends US military advisers to Iraq as battle rages over refinery Reuters WASHINGTON/TIKRIT Iraq (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday he was...
» Ukraine president releases 14-point peace plan to curb insurgency - Zee News
20/06/14 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Ukraine president releases 14-point peace plan to curb insurgency Zee News Ukraine president releases 14-point peace plan to curb insurgency: TV Kiev: Ukraine's new President Pet...
» Car bomb in western Syria kills 34: state news
20/06/14 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIRUT (Reuters) - A car bomb in Syria's western Hama province killed 34 and wounded more than 50, Syria's state news agency SANA said on Friday.
» Oil prices hover near 9-month highs as Iraq desperately battles militants over ... - Fox News
20/06/14 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Oil prices hover near 9-month highs as Iraq desperately battles militants over ... Fox News HONG KONG – The price of oil was little changed with global crude a near nine-month hi...
» Saudi King’s Egypt Trip Highlights Regional Bonds
20/06/14 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Saudi King Abdullah’s rare visit to Cairo Friday is a show of solidarity between Arab leaders who make counter-terrorism their battle cry.   As Iraq cracks along sectarian lines, both Cai...
» Iraqi forces ready push after Obama offers advisers - Reuters
20/06/14 09:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Iraqi forces ready push after Obama offers advisers Reuters BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces were massing north of Baghdad on Friday, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islam...
» 7 Ukrainian Troops Killed, Rebels Operate Tanks
20/06/14 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. (YANAKIYEVE, Ukraine) — Seven Ukrainian troops were killed in overnight fighting in the restive east, Ukrainian officials said Friday, as clashes between government forces and...
» Ukraine's President to Unveil Peace Plan; Clashes Continue
20/06/14 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko is set to unveil a 14-point peace plan Friday that is designed to end a deadly pro-Russian separatist insurgency in the country's east.   The plan cal...
» CIA Toyed With Idea Of Bin Laden Devil Doll
20/06/14 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The CIA once considered employing a different kind of weapon in its war on terror: a devil-like Osama bin Laden action figurine.
» Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed and 30 injured in fighting in the east
20/06/14 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Fighting between government forces and pro-Russia rebels continues despite President Poroshenko's pledge to pro-Russian rebels continues after Poroshenko said he would soon ca...
» China launches campaign to cleanse web of terror content
20/06/14 09:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIJING (Reuters) - China began a campaign on Friday to purge the Internet of content it says promotes terror and violence, enlisting the aid of major websites, state media said, as th...
» Pakistani Military Pounds Tribal Region
20/06/14 09:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pakistani officials say more than 100,000 people have fled their homes in the northwestern tribal region along the Afghan border following the military's assault against Taliban hideouts....
» Islamist militants bear down on Iraqi forces; seize chemical weapons facility
20/06/14 09:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. BAGHDAD — Islamist BAGHDAD — Islamic militants continued to bear down on Iraqi forces Friday, seizing a chemical weapons faci...
» Uganda Says US Gay Penalties are 'Blackmail'
20/06/14 09:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A Ugandan government spokesman has accused the United States of "blackmail" after President Barack Obama's administration cut funding to Uganda and canceled a regional military exercise i...
» Fighting Continues in Iraq as US Plans Aid
20/06/14 09:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Barack Obama said the United States "will be prepared to take targeted and precise military action" to blunt the rapid advance of Islamic militants that have been spreading sect...
» China sends four oil rigs to South China Sea amid regional tensions
20/06/14 09:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has sent four more oil rigs into the South China Sea in a sign that Beijing is stepping up its exploration for oil and gas in the tense region, less...
» Is Obama's new Iraq strategy just a cover for expanding his secret war?
20/06/14 09:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. He says 'American forces will not be returning to Iraq' but if you read between the lines, covert drones could be flying over troubled waters. Time to play covert Whac-a-Mole ...
» Hong Kong Democracy Poll Hit by Cyberattack
20/06/14 09:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. An online poll gauging Hong Kong residents' opinions about what a democratic system in the city should look like has attracted one of the largest and most sophisticated denial-of-servi...
» Obama says US combat forces will not go to Iraq as Isis insurgency worsens video
20/06/14 09:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. President Barack Obama says the US will send up to 300 military advisers to support Iraqi forces confronting the radical Sunni militants Isis. He also insists American co...
» China quietly launches probe of foreign non-government outfits: media
20/06/14 09:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIJING (Reuters) - China has quietly begun a probe into the operations of foreign non-government bodies in the country, to prepare for tighter regulations in future, as part of a secu...
» A Dozen Men, Reportedly Islamist Militants, Detained in Beirut Hotel
20/06/14 09:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Their presence in the heart of the capital raised new concerns among Lebanese who had cautiously been enjoying a renewed sense of security.
» Casualties Reported as Ukraine Seeks a Cease-Fire
20/06/14 09:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The leaders of Ukraine and Russia spoke for a second time this week, as skirmishes continued north of Donetsk.
» Tensions Simmer at Russia-Ukraine Border
20/06/14 09:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The Kremlin said it had moved some troops to Ukraine's border with Russia to strengthen security and the Ukrainian government maintained it had regained control of the boundary.
» Putin, Obama to Speak by Phone on Ukraine
20/06/14 09:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak with U.S. President Barack Obama by telephone in the coming days as part of a burst of diplomacy focused on the crisis in Ukraine.
» Pope Condemns Legalization of Recreational Drugs
20/06/14 09:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Pope Francis condemned the legalization of recreational drugs as a flawed and failed experiment on Friday, lending his voice to a debate which is raging from the U.S. to Uruguay and beyond.
» A smiling Queen joins Beatrice and Eugenie at Ascot (while Sophie gets a little carried away)
19/06/14 19:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Femail Articles | Mail Online. The Queen, who was elegant in turquoise, was accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Andrew Behind them rode Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, the Princess Royal and h...
» Lew Says Russia May Face Tougher Sanctions
19/06/14 19:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . June 19, 2014 7:36 a.m. ET BERLIN—Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday that Russia faces tougher sanctions if it isn't willing to embrace a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Ukraine and fails...
» Bits Blog: Google Ready to Comply With ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Rules in Europe
19/06/14 18:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. By the end of June, a team, led by the search company’s legal department, will start removing web links in Europe for some users that have made online requests.
» Obama to send up to 300 'military advisers' to help Iraqi army repel Isis
19/06/14 18:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Team will help Iraq counteroffensive against insurgent group Isis but Obama indicates US air power will be kept in reserve Barack Obama announced on Thursday that a contingent...
» Chinese Android Phone Shipped with Spyware
19/06/14 18:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. That cheap smartphone you may have purchased may come preloaded with an unwelcome app – one that can turn your phone into a sophisticated spying device.   German researchers say they foun...
» An American Attack on ISIS in Iraq Could Mean Retaliation Back Home
19/06/14 18:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. As fighters affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) militant group seized Iraq’s biggest oil refinery on Wednesday, the government formally asked the Whit...
» Bones found in Spanish cave belonged to primitive Neanderthals video
19/06/14 18:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. A haul of bones in a chamber at the bottom of a 14-metre-deep shaft in the Sima de los Huesos ('Pit of bones') cave in Spain are thought to belong to a primitive form of ...
» Life in Mosul Gets Back to Normal, Even With ISIS in Control
19/06/14 18:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Two weeks ago, Governor Atheel Nujeifi oversaw the city of Mosul and its surrounding province of 3.8 million people. Today, he’s holding meetings on the eighteenth floor of a ...
» Text of Obama’s Remarks on Iraq
19/06/14 18:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The following is the complete transcript of President Obama’s statements on Thursday about the conflict in Iraq.
» Nato claims Moscow is funding green groups
19/06/14 18:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Nato secretary-general says European energy security was of the ‘utmost importance’ and accused Moscow of ‘blackmail’ in its dealings with Europe.
» Ecuador says talks with Britain over Julian Assange at an impasse
19/06/14 18:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. LONDON (Reuters) - Ecuador said on Thursday that talks with Britain on a standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange were at an impasse as the Australian prepared to spend a third y...
» Ukraine Rebels Cite Heavy Losses Battling Kyiv Troops
19/06/14 18:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists were locked in fierce fighting in the east of Ukraine on Thursday and a rebel commander acknowledged big losses among separatists heavily outg...
» Current fighting pushes Iraqi refugee population past 1 million
19/06/14 18:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. The rapid sweep of Islamic militants from Syria into northern Iraq has sent the Middle East into crisis, caused alarm in capitals from Tehran to Washington and forced about half a million ...
» Obama: US ready for 'precise' military action in Iraq
19/06/14 17:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Obama: US ready for 'precise' military action in Iraq US President Barack Obama has announced Washington is ready to send up to 300 military advisors to Iraq and would take &quo...
» Skulls Shine New Light on Human Evolution
19/06/14 17:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The largest human fossil collection ever discovered at a single site has shed new light on the origin and evolution of Neanderthals, a distinct species of ancient humans.  The collection ...
» US Sending 'Get Tough' Message on Illegal Immigration Surge
19/06/14 17:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Conflicting policies may be contributing to the surge of undocumented young people from Central America trying to enter the United States. VOA’s Brian Padden reports that while immigratio...
» US Drops Sanctions on Colombia Drug Cartel
19/06/14 17:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States on Thursday dropped almost all remaining sanctions on the Colombian Cali drug cartel in the single largest delisting in the history of the U.S. sanctions programs.   The...
» Iraq Breakup Made Easier by Turkey’s Détente With Kurds
19/06/14 17:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. In March 2003, U.S. troops parachuted into Iraq’s north and took up positions in the most fraught conflict then going in that part of the country: A looming battle between Tur...
» ISIS redraws the map of the Middle East
19/06/14 17:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. ISIS redraws the map of the Middle East ISIS appears to be making good on its threats to dismantle the borders of the Middle East. CNN's Atika Shubert reports. From: CNNInterna...
» Help From the Left Keeps a Right-Wing President in Power in Colombia
19/06/14 17:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. By declaring a vote for Juan Manuel Santos as a vote in favor of peace negotiations with rebel groups, Clara López made the country’s left politically relevant again.
» Ukraine must not be forgotten while the world's gaze is on Iraq | Martin Woollacott | Comment is free
19/06/14 17:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. 'President Putin’s priority now should be damage limitation. He has scooped up Crimea and reinforced his nationalist image at home.' Photograph: Itar-Tass/Barcroft Media...
» Obama isn’t the only one with a passive-aggressive foreign policy
19/06/14 17:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Ian Bremmer.   America and China are the world’s two major powers, with the largest economies and militaries. The stakes are high for them to practice what they preach on foreign policy: their w...
» Nina Simone - "Cotton Eyed Joe" - YouTube
19/06/14 16:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Nina Simone - "Cotton Eyed Joe" pmtiny · 15 videos 205 Subscription preferences Loading... Loading... Working... 159,978 388     9
» Saudi Arabia’s Duplicitous Legalism - NYTimes.com
19/06/14 16:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» New York Leaders Have Tentative Deal on Medical Marijuana
19/06/14 16:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Advertisement Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main story campaign: nyt2014_sharetools_mkt_topstories_478QW -- 247890, creative: sharetools_...
» The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia
19/06/14 16:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Home Page. U.S. to Send Up to 300 Military Advisers to Aid the Iraqi Army By MARK LANDLER 59 minutes ago President Obama emphasized that he will not send combat troops to Iraq, but he said the Uni...
» The Diplomacy of Force - NYTimes.com
19/06/14 16:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Helping homeless students reach graduation from Skid Row
19/06/14 16:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Finishing high school can be an uphill battle; for homeless students, it can be like facing a mountain of challenges. The Los Angeles County Unified School District's Homeless Education Program is designed to...
» World Cup 2014: Belgium win, Brazil fire blanks - The Corner
19/06/14 16:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . World Cup 2014 news every day: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Euronews journalist Slimane Yacini is our guide: " Welcome to the World Cup Corner. After twelve years away from a major international f...
» Maria Callas - summertime_ - YouTube
19/06/14 13:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» McCain: Iraq crisis cannot be solved with Maliki in power
19/06/14 13:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . 47,666 Loading... 11 views 1     0 Published on Jun 19, 2014 As militants continue their fight for power in Iraq, US Senator John McCain blasted the Obama administration for not leaving a signi...
» Russian Troops Seen Near Ukraine Border, Says NATO's Fogh Rasmussen
19/06/14 13:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The civilian head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization said the alliance is seeing a buildup of Russian troops near the border with Ukraine, a development he described as "a very regrettable step backwar...
» Ukraine rebels speak of heavy losses in battle against government troops
19/06/14 13:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . SIVERSK (Reuters) - Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists were locked in fierce fighting in the east of Ukraine on Thursday and a rebel commander acknowledged big losses among separatists heavily outgu...
» Kurds, outgunned by fanatical ISIS, hope looming Baghdad battle buys time for weapons upgrade
19/06/14 13:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . A member of the Kurdish Special Forces on the front lines against battles with the ISIS. (Photo by Rick Finder) Members of the Kurdish Special Forces stand over the deserted helmets of Iraqi military - which ...
» Saddam's Red-Haired Iraq Deputy Back In The Fray
19/06/14 13:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . An uncompromising violent extremist movement, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has an unlikely, secular, ace in its pack - or rather a king. More precisely, the King of Clubs, as Izzat Ibrahim al Douri - t...
» Iraqi Factions Jockey to Oust Maliki, Citing U.S. Support
19/06/14 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . BAGHDAD — Alarmed over the Sunni insurgent mayhem convulsing Iraq, the country’s political leaders are actively jockeying to replace Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki, Iraqi officials said Thurs...
» Poroshenko: Ukraine Will Sign EU Association Agreement Next Week | News
19/06/14 13:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko applauds during a session of parliament in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he would sign an association ...
» NATO Chief: More Russian Troops at Ukraine's Border
19/06/14 09:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Thursday that at least a few thousand more Russian troops were now at Ukraine's eastern border, a build-up he called a regrettable ste...
» Kerry: US May Share Information With Iran
19/06/14 09:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States is contemplating communicating with Iran to share information about the insurgency spreading across Iraq, but is not seeking to w...
» Iraq Forces Retake Oil Refinery From ISIS
19/06/14 09:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Nouri al Maliki is blamed for alienating Iraq's Sunni minority which has been exploited by extremists in their bloody campaign.
» CN- Iraq Requests US Air Strikes as ISIL Advances
19/06/14 09:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Sunni militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant made new gains in their offensive across northern Iraq, prompting Iraq’s foreign minister to ask for more support from the Un...
» A different type of beer goggles: How a small tipple can reduce risk of developing eyesight problems in later life
19/06/14 09:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Along with physical activity, the odd drink has been linked to a decrease in vision impairment, researchers from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health found.
» US Warns of More 'Costs' if Russia Fails to Help Stem Ukraine Crisis
19/06/14 08:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said the United States will work with its partners to impose "further costs on Russia" if it does not use its influence to help halt separatist violence in e...
» How to make the perfect tartare sauce
19/06/14 08:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Salad cream in all but name or the perfect accompaniment to fish and chips? And is it best made sweet or sour? Tartare sauce, that piquant gloop found in chippies and fancy fi...
» Taliban attack NATO supplies in Afghan east, destroy dozens of trucks
19/06/14 08:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KABUL (Reuters) - Four Taliban militants struck a NATO post in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday, destroying dozens of trucks and sparking a gun battle with polices,...
» Iraq crisis: US 'urging Maliki to resign' live updates
19/06/14 08:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. US reported to have told Iraqi PM to step down Iraq formally requests US air strikes Chinese oil firms prepare evacuation from Iraq 8.34am BST Nouri al-Maliki's office has rej...
» Monks' bad behaviour hotline launched by Thai Buddhist authorities
19/06/14 08:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. National Office of Buddhism says hotline idea emerged after Thai coup leader expressed concern about the religion's image Buddhist monks face censure after Thai religious auth...
» Sinosphere Blog: Anticorruption Activist Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison
19/06/14 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. A court has sentenced three activists, including Liu Ping, to up to six and a half years in prison, in a move some said underscored doubts about the sincerity of President Xi Jinping’s camp...
» Facebook Crashes: 'Something Went Wrong'
19/06/14 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Facebook, one of the world's most popular social networking sites, crashed this morning for around half an hour. has crashed.
» Iraq Crisis Stirs Fears Afghanistan Could Be Next
19/06/14 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More GOP Leader: Obama May Act in Iraq Without Signoff From Congress Veterans Offer Each Other Help as Iraq Falls Apart A City Is in Limbo as Iraq Spirals Out of Control (WASH...
» US lawmakers call for Iraq's Maliki to go - Independent Online
19/06/14 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Independent Online US lawmakers call for Iraq's Maliki to go Independent Online President Barack Obama meets with, from left, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky, House ...
» Taliban Attack NATO Supplies in Afghan East
19/06/14 08:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Four Taliban militants struck a NATO post in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday, destroying dozens of trucks and sparking a gun battle with police, Afghan officials said...
» Iraq Beseeches the U.S. to Launch Air Strikes Against Sunni Militants
19/06/14 08:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More GOP Leader: Obama May Act in Iraq Without Signoff From Congress Iraq Crisis Stirs Fears Afghanistan Could Be Next Veterans Offer Each Other Help as Iraq Falls Apart Iraq’...
» Stock markets rally and pound hits near five-year high after Federal Reserve meeting - business live
19/06/14 08:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Rolling financial and economic news through the day, as Japan and Australia's stock markets jump after the US Federal Reserve's meeting Pound hits $1.7017 European markets jum...
» Iraq asks US for airstrikes against militants - CBC.ca
19/06/14 08:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Iraq asks US for airstrikes against militants CBC.ca Iraq asked the U.S. to launch airstrikes to beat back militants holding vast territories across its north, a decision...
» Facebook unavailable during longest outage in four years
19/06/14 08:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. The site was down for 31 minutes on Thursday morning, as users turned to other social media platforms Facebook was unavailable worldwide for more than 30 minutes on Thursday m...
» Video Shows Cop Fatally Shooting Prisoner
19/06/14 08:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Graphic footage showing a struggle between a handcuffed bodybuilder, a police officer and a prison guard has just been released.
» Iraq's Maliki: I won't quit as condition of US strikes against Isis militants
19/06/14 08:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. As senators say Iraqi PM's sectarian leadership must end, Maliki makes call for west to give urgent air and intelligence support A spokesman for the Iraqi prime minister, Nour...
» How Black Panthers turned to North Korea in fight against US imperialism
19/06/14 08:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Unpublished memoir reveals how a couple at heart of black freedom movement visited Pyongyang on ideological pilgrimage Broken wine bottles and hypodermic needles are very effe...
» Ukraine forces fight fierce battle with eastern separatists - The Express Tribune
19/06/14 08:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Express Tribune Ukraine forces fight fierce battle with eastern separatists The Express Tribune Asked about 4,000 separatists that could be involved, govt forces spokesperson...
» The End of Iraq
19/06/14 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. As the brutal fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) rampaged through northern Iraq in mid-June, a spokesman for the group issued a statement taunting ...
» Spiders that eat fish discovered by scientists
19/06/14 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by ITN. Spiders that eat fish discovered by scientists More than 80 incidences of fish-eating spiders have been found by scientists around the world. Report by Claire Mewse. From: ITN Views: 0 0 ra...
» Does Iraqi prime minister have to go?
19/06/14 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Does Iraqi prime minister have to go? There's a growing chorus, both in Washington and in the Arab world, that Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has to go. From: CNNInternati...
» Iraqi Officials Claim Control of Major Refinery
19/06/14 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. A military spokesman said militants had been driven from the oil refinery in Baiji, but witnesses said the rebels’ black banners were still flying from some buildings.
» Nouri al-Maliki's divisive rule helped create crisis in Iraq - CBC.ca
19/06/14 08:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Times of India Nouri al-Maliki's divisive rule helped create crisis in Iraq CBC.ca The oppressive and vindictive rule of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, whose divisive gove...
» Obama can't declare a new Iraq war without approval. Even Bush knew that
19/06/14 08:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Isis is not al-Qaida. And if this American president wants to avoid rushing into another disaster fueled by misinformation, he'll seek authorization from politicians - and you...
» Iraq urges U.S. airstrikes as insurgents press offensive
19/06/14 08:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government is urging the United States to bomb Sunni insurgents as they push toward Baghdad from the coun...
» Images from Iraq
19/06/14 08:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» How Dangerous is ISIS, and How Should the U.S. Deal With It?
19/06/14 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Latest From the Wilson Center. Recent events have threatened Iraq’s stability, highlighted the dangers of the Syrian civil war, and raised serious questions about how the US should respond to the current c...
» Throwing a Wrench In Russia’s Propaganda Machine
19/06/14 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. RT, also known as Russia Today (that’s not entirely accurate anymore, but it’s a long story), is the English-language Russian media Goliath which has a lot to boast about. A...
» UN warns pro-Russia separatists leading Ukrainians down 'dead end' - Los Angeles Times
19/06/14 08:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. FRANCE 24 UN warns pro- Russia separatists leading Ukrainians down 'dead end' Los Angeles Times Hundreds of miners marched through the violence-wracked eastern Ukrainian city of Donet...
» Russia Arms Ukraine Secessionists, Again - Voice of America
19/06/14 08:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Voice of America Russia Arms Ukraine Secessionists, Again Voice of America MOSCOW — When Crimea broke away from Ukraine, after the uprising in Kyiv that ousted President Viktor Yanuko...
» JPMorgan Joins Russia Bulls After Rally as Risks Fade - Businessweek
19/06/14 08:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. JPMorgan Joins Russia Bulls After Rally as Risks Fade Businessweek The analysts raised their rating on Russian shares to overweight after cutting it to underweight on March 6 as Putin...
» UN Says Hundreds Killed, Detained In Ukraine
19/06/14 08:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. UN monitors in eastern Ukraine say they've recorded a steady rise in killing, tortures and abductions by pro-Russian armed groups.
» Biden Warns Moscow Of 'Further Costs' Over Ukraine
19/06/14 08:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has said the United States will work with allies to "impose further costs on Russia" if Moscow fails to use its influence to stop separatist...
» Biden Threatens Russia With Further Sanctions Over Ukraine
19/06/14 08:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday the U.S. would work with its allies to "impose further costs on Russia" if Moscow failed t...
» The West will pay for losing its backbone in Iraq and Ukraine
19/06/14 08:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Those who resent our global role and values will feel encouraged to challenge our interests , says Lord Powell
» Rest-home in the Crimea: From the archive, 19 June 1944
19/06/14 08:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Tired and overstrained political workers enjoy the good life in 1930s Soviet Russia It was in the summer of 1935 that I spent a month in Foros, loveliest of all the Crimean holiday r...
» Nato leaves Russia frozen out in Baltic Sea exercise
19/06/14 08:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Amid increasing East-West tensions, Nato conducts a large scale military exercise in the Baltic Sea but how will Russia react to 30 ships so close to ...
» Kremlin’s Spending on Crimea Exacerbating Tensions Between Moscow and Russian Regions
19/06/14 08:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 18 – The money the Kremlin is spending on Crimea and Ukraine more generally is exacerbating tensions between Moscow and hard-pressed regions, worsening ...
» Rumor Mill Integral Part of Moscow’s War Against Ukraine, Eidman Says
19/06/14 08:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 18 – Many people have focused on the ways in which Moscow television’s distorted, tendentious, and openly false broadcasts have affected Russian speakers in U...
» Armenian Leader Concludes Two-Day Visit To Georgia
19/06/14 08:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian concluded a two-day official trip to Georgia on June 19 by holding talks with Georgian Parliament speaker Davit Usupashvili and senior ...
» Who was the mastermind behind the murder of Anna Politkovskaya?
19/06/14 08:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Two men were jailed for life for the murder of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya 10 days ago. Three others were sentenced to lengthy prison terms for their involvement in h...
» Kiev Spokesman Warns of '4,000 Coffins' If Separatists Don't Surrender
19/06/14 08:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists were locked in fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine on Thursday after rebels rejected a call to lay down their arms in line with a p...
» Uruguay set to allow doctors to prescribe cannabis
19/06/14 08:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Health News. MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay, which recently passed a law making it the first country to legalize the production and sale of cannabis, will also allow doctors to prescribe the drug ...
» Two men arrested in Texas on terrorism charges
19/06/14 08:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Two men in central Texas have been arrested on charges of trying "to provide material support to terrorists," with one of the pair seeking to aid extremist groups fig...
» Russia positions new fighter jets on Ukrainian border
19/06/14 08:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 18 - Moscow positioned new fighter jets in southern Russia as a ceasefire agreement with Ukraine collapses amid accusations Kiev violated it. Deborah Gembara reports.
» Obama, Congress leaders reviewed options for Iraq: White House
19/06/14 08:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama updated congressional leaders on Wednesday on the situation in Iraq and reviewed what he sees as options for "increased security assistance"...
» Small plane with three aboard veers off Alabama runway
19/06/14 08:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. (Reuters) - A small airplane with three people aboard veered off a runway and caught fire at Alabama's Huntsville International Airport on Wednesday, federal aviation officials said.
» New York lawmakers announce measures to confront heroin epidemic
19/06/14 08:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers announced a deal on Wednesday on a series of bills to help address the state's growing heroin epidemic.
» Boehner, Carney and Dempsey weigh in on Iraq
19/06/14 08:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 18 - U.S. President Barack Obama holds a closed-door meeting with top Congressional leaders, while other Washington officials weigh in on the recent extremist uprising in Iraq...
» Defense officials press Congress to back Pentagon spending plans
19/06/14 08:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior defense officials urged lawmakers on Wednesday to accept Pentagon plans to cut troop levels and weapons systems to meet tight federal budgets, saying excess...
» Amazon tries to blaze different smartphone path
19/06/14 08:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. June 18 - Amazon is jumping into the crowded smartphone market with a 3D model it hopes will easily connect customers to its online marketplace, in another attempt to use devices t...
» Suspect in 'Fast & Furious' slaying of border agent extradited to U.S.
19/06/14 08:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A suspected drug cartel figure accused of killing U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in a case tied to the government's ill-fated "Fast and Furious" gun-running opera...
» Libya condemns U.S. arrest of Benghazi suspect
19/06/14 08:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya condemned the United States on Wednesday for snatching a man suspected of masterminding the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, describing the...
» Officials probe possible insider trading over U.S. Medicare changes: WSJ
19/06/14 08:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are seeking evidence for a grand jury investigation into whether congressional staff provided t...
» Republicans accuse Obama administration over Healthcare.gov crash
19/06/14 08:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Republican senators on Thursday issued a report accusing the Obama administration of pushing ahead with last October's botched rollout of HealthCare.gov websit...
» CIA facing gaps in Iraq as it hunts for militants
19/06/14 07:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 6:34 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA and other spy agencies are scrambling to close intelligence gaps as they seek ways to support possible military or covert action against the le...
» Albania seeks to bring law to Europe's pot capital
19/06/14 07:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Health News At 4 p.m. EDT. LAZARAT, Albania (AP) -- Plumes of pungent pot smoke rose above the small but prosperous Albanian village of Lazarat on Wednesday as police sought to drive out the gangs t...
» Cuba confirms first 6 cases of chikungunya virus
19/06/14 07:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Health News At 4 p.m. EDT. HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban health authorities on Wednesday confirmed the country's first six cases of chikungunya fever, a debilitating, mosquito-borne virus that is suspected o...
» GOP leader: Obama may act in Iraq without signoff
19/06/14 07:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 6:34 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and congressional leaders believe he does not need authorization from Congress for some steps he might take to quell the al-Qaid...
» World War One centenary
19/06/14 07:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. World War One centenary What was it that led the Great Powers to fall into one of the bloodiest conflicts of all time? Videographic providing an overview of the conflict, from i...
» Iraqi Forces, Militants Continue Fight for Major Oil Refinery
19/06/14 07:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Iraqi forces and Sunni militants fighting for control of the country's biggest oil refinery continued clashing Thursday at the site in Beiji.   Witnesses reported smoke spilling from the ...
» Monetary Policy: What Janet Yellen Is Trying to Tell Us
18/06/14 19:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Politics. Reading between the lines, the Fed will keep flowing cheap money into the economy and is in no hurry to raise interest rates.
» A Pleasant Farewell and Familiar Questions for Jay Carney
18/06/14 19:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Politics. In his final briefing, Jay Carney, the president’s chief spokesman, did not escape one last barrage of questioning from the news media.