Friday, December 19, 2014

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» Russia’s currency crisis spreads to former Soviet states
19/12/14 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Minsk imposes 30% levy and also doubles interest rates to 50% as Russia turmoil starts to bite
» Lavrov: Bill renouncing Ukrainian neutral status plays into party of war hands - Russia Beyond the Headlines
19/12/14 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Lavrov: Bill renouncing Ukrainian neutral status plays into party of war hands Russia Beyond the Headlines The proposals to expel Russia from the UN Security Council and a draft law re...
» James Holmes' parents plead against death penalty
19/12/14 12:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 10:41 a.m. EST. DENVER (AP) -- The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty....
» Russian prosecutors want ten years in jail for Kremlin foe Navalny
19/12/14 12:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors said on Friday Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny should be imprisoned for 10 years for stealing 30 million rubles ($500,000) in a case dismissed by crit...
» Man, 80, jailed for orchestrating acid attack on his teenage ex-girlfriend
19/12/14 12:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Mohammed Rafiq sentenced to 18 years after paying accomplice £50 to assault 19-year-old Vikki Horsman An 80-year-old man who paid a man £50 to carry out an acid attack t...
» Once the richest man in Russia, Mikhail Khodorkovsky was one of the original oli...
19/12/14 12:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from FT World News's Facebook Wall. Once the richest man in Russia, Mikhail Khodorkovsky was one of the original oligarchs but he spent ten years in prison and was stripped of his fortune after falling foul...
» Obama to deliver State of the Union on Jan. 20 - USA TODAY
19/12/14 12:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY Obama to deliver State of the Union on Jan. 20 USA TODAY President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address to the new Republican-run Congress on Jan. 2...
» Report: North Korea Behind Sony Cyber-Attack
19/12/14 12:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. An investigation into the Sony cyber-attack has determined North Korea was behind the operation, a US official tells Reuters.
» Anti-psychotic drugs given for wrong illnesses
19/12/14 12:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. And the elderly are twice as likely to be prescribed the drugs as people in their 40s, even though they are linked to a higher risk of premature death in older people. (Stock image)
» Putin Says Russian Economy Will Emerge Stronger
19/12/14 12:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by VOAvideo. Putin Says Russian Economy Will Emerge Stronger RussianPresident Vladimir Putin has said his country's sinking economy will not only recover but also become stronger, despite falling o...
» When Fidel Castro Took Power: How TIME Covered the News
19/12/14 12:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. When Fidel Castro first ousted Fulgencio Batista at the turn of 1959, there weren’t many non-Cuban journalists there to see it happen — but TIME’s Bruce Henderson was there, and he ...
» Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013 - Sulphur Southwest Daily News
19/12/14 12:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013 Sulphur Southwest Daily News Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time sin...
» BBC news 'is aimed at rich, white, old people' says Corporation's OWN head of news
19/12/14 12:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. BBC News better serves ‘rich, old, white people’ than those from poorer backgrounds and ethnic minorities, the corporation's director of news James Harding said.
» Is Putin to blame for the plunging rouble? - BBC News
19/12/14 12:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. BBC News Is Putin to blame for the plunging rouble? BBC News Vladimir Putin accused the US and EU of conspiring to weaken Russia at his end-of-year news conference on Thursday, but as ...
» Op-Ed Contributor: Yoani Sánchez: A New Era for Cuba and the United States
19/12/14 12:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The myth of the enemy is over; the difficult reality of coexistence has begun.
» An Army for Afghanistan | Op-Docs | The New York Times
19/12/14 12:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. An Army for Afghanistan | Op-Docs | The New York Times In this short documentary, Afghan soldiers struggle to fight an ongoing insurgency, as United States and NATO troops wi...
» U.S. Struggles for Response to Sony Hack
19/12/14 12:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The White House is walking a fine line in its search for a response to North Korea’s apparent hack of Sony Pictures, a breach that doesn’t aligns with the scenarios laid out in the gov...
» Tsarnaev appears in court for first time since 2013 - Enid News & Eagle
19/12/14 12:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Enid News & Eagle Tsarnaev appears in court for first time since 2013 Enid News & Eagle In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted si...
» Russia's Crumbling Economy Faces Fresh Sanctions
19/12/14 12:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Mr Putin says sanctions are having little effect on Russia's economy as the West vows to carry on hitting Moscow where it hurts.
» EU leaders ready long confrontation with Russia
19/12/14 12:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders warned Moscow they were ready exercise their combined muscle over the long haul in a confrontation with an economically wounded Russia if Pr...
» EU leaders ready long confrontation with Russia - euronews
19/12/14 12:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. euronews EU leaders ready long confrontation with Russia euronews BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders warned Moscow they were ready exercise their combined muscle over the long...
» Obama Intends to Lift Several Restrictions Against Cuba on His Own
19/12/14 12:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. President Obama at the White House’s Hanukkah party. Administration officials said travel and commerce restrictions against Cuba could be lifted next month.
» Two Of Colorado's Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana Law - NPR (blog)
19/12/14 11:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NPR (blog) Two Of Colorado's Neighbors Sue State Over Marijuana Law NPR (blog) Saying that Colorado's law legalizing recreational marijuana use is unconstitutional and places a b...
» The Revolution Fidel Castro Began Evolves Under His Brother
19/12/14 11:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Students with a portrait of Fidel Castro at a march in Havana in September for spies who were imprisoned. Castro has not appeared in public for months.
» Pentagon Program Used Improper Intelligence Tactics, Probe Finds
19/12/14 11:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. A major Pentagon program responsible for reducing the danger posed by improvised bombs improperly gathered intelligence on American executives and firms working in South Asia, accordin...
» Russian court extends house arrest for Kremlin critic Navalny
19/12/14 11:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Moscow court on Friday extended a term of house arrest for Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on trial for stealing more than 30 million rubles (£317,743), charges he d...
» Obama tries on Superman suit
19/12/14 11:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. President Obama has been using his executive powers aggressively, despite midterm losses, says Gloria Borger
» Spy’s Parents Search for Son After Cuba-U.S. Deal
19/12/14 11:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. HAVANA — The parents of convicted spy Rolando Sarraff Trujillo feared the worst when their son failed to call home from prison and they were told he had been taken away at dawn. But officials a...
» Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed despite truce: Kiev military
19/12/14 11:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV (Reuters) - Kiev's military said on Friday five Ukrainian soldiers had been killed and seven wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours, a larger than norm...
» Latvian gangmasters forced migrants into dilapidated homes to pick vegetables for £1 a week
19/12/14 11:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Ivars Mezals (pictured, left) and Juris Valujevs (right) allegedly used fear and debt to control workers for 'back-breaking' work picking vegetables in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire
» Report: US govt lacks disaster-relief co-ordination, unprepared for handling ... - Nanaimo Daily News
19/12/14 11:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Report: US govt lacks disaster-relief co-ordination, unprepared for handling ... Nanaimo Daily News WASHINGTON - The U.S. government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terr...
» Dozens of Militants Killed in Pakistan in Wake of School Attack
19/12/14 11:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Pakistani forces stepped up operations against insurgents near the Afghan border border with Afghanistan after 148 students and staff members died in a siege in Peshawar.
» Obama, Cuba and the Fierce Urgency of Now
19/12/14 11:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Something seems to have happened to President Barack Obama as he begins his final two years in office. Instead of being intimidated by the prospect of Republican Party control of both cha...
» The New York Times - New York Times (blog)
19/12/14 11:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Times (blog) The New York Times New York Times (blog) President Obama boarding Air Force One earlier in the week. The president is scheduled to leave for Hawaii on Frida...
» Jail Russian activist Alexei Navalny for 10 years - prosecutors
19/12/14 11:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Lawyers ask judge in Moscow to convict and sentence leader of anti-government protests and his brother for alleged fraud Russian prosecutors have demanded that the opposition ...
» 5 topics for Obama's year-end news conference
19/12/14 11:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 10:41 a.m. EST. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Before President Barack Obama jets off to Hawaii for his annual Christmas vacation, he will carry out a White House ritual: the year-end news conferen...
» Kurdish Fighters Regain Territory from ISIS in Most Successful Offensive Yet
19/12/14 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Backed by a recent urge in U.S. airstrikes, Kurdish forces recaptured a large area of territory from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) militants on Thursday, the New York Times repor...
» ‘Putin’s banker’ loses $2bn UK court fight
19/12/14 10:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Sergei Pugachev fails to overturn High Court order freezing his assets
» Russia invites North Korean leader to Moscow for May visit
19/12/14 10:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Moscow next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet defeat of Nazi Germany in...
» What Washington’s Policy Shift Means for Cuba’s Awful Internet Service
19/12/14 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. The United States’ trade embargo against Cuba began on Oct. 19, 1960. That’s almost exactly nine years to the day before the first link was established on what would eventually evolve into the Intern...
» Khodorkovsky’s ‘crisis manager’ offer
19/12/14 10:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Former oligarch seeks real democracy for Russia if Putin leaves office
» In expanding offensives, Pakistan military kills at least 67 suspected militants - Washington Post
19/12/14 10:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The News International In expanding offensives, Pakistan military kills at least 67 suspected militants Washington Post ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A series of airstrikes and ground of...
» Ruble stabilizes in Russian crisis, but Putin and Kremlin remain at risk - Washington Post
19/12/14 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Ruble stabilizes in Russian crisis, but Putin and Kremlin remain at risk Washington Post MOSCOW — Russia's leaders took drastic action Wednesday to combat the worst threat to financia...
» The one person who can bail out Putin - CNBC
19/12/14 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. CNBC The one person who can bail out Putin CNBC Russia's economy is in free fall due to a combination of low oil prices and economic sanctions. This is precisely the moment to resolve...
» Sanctions: Tragedy in Cuba, Farce in Russia - Bloomberg View
19/12/14 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Bloomberg View Sanctions: Tragedy in Cuba, Farce in Russia Bloomberg View Today, the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Russia . In the most sign...
» Russia's cash already fled. Here's where it went - CNBC
19/12/14 10:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Russia's cash already fled. Here's where it went CNBC The collapse of the ruble has prompted a flight of capital as investors and savers in Russia seek shelter outside the country's b...
» Russian President Warns Kadyrov in Connection with Reprisals Against Militants’ Families
19/12/14 09:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. In the course of his annual press conference on December 18, Russian President Vladimir Putin made clear his disapproval of the reprisals undertaken against the families ...
» Everything’s fine, says Putin in press conference – including my love life
19/12/14 09:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. A classic example of the Russian leader’s annual conference: just don’t mention the rouble or military involvement in Ukraine With flirtatious questions about his love life, noir wis...
» Кремль в изоляции?
19/12/14 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by Радио Свобода. Кремль в изоляции? Внешнюю политику Владимира Путина, приведшую Россию к мощнейшему внутреннему кризису, анализируют политол... From: Радио Свобода Views: 4205 38 59 1 ratings Tim...
» Ходорковский отказался считать Путина врагом - BFM.Ru
19/12/14 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Ходорковский отказался считать Путина врагом BFM.Ru «Дал попрощаться с мамой. Это правда. Семью не дал трогать — правда. Поэтому политический оппонент, а не враг. Пусть радикалы ме...
» Study Paints Complex Picture of Americans’ Ethnicity
19/12/14 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. If you think America is all about black and white, think again. A new study of more than 160,000 Americans shows how complex our racial and ethnic mix really is. The United States is ofte...
» Obama Signs Into Law Bill Authorizing More Russia Sanctions
19/12/14 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation passed by the U.S. Congress authorizing more sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis.   The president said in a ...
» Cyberattacks Are Here to Stay, Experts Say
19/12/14 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Cyber attacks similar to the recent major breach of Sony Pictures' computer networks, with which North Korea was allegedly involved, may be expected in future, computer security experts s...
» US Expects January Talks With Cuba
19/12/14 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A U.S. State Department official said a January meeting that had been previously scheduled with Cuban officials in Havana is being expanded and moved to a higher level of diplomacy.  Assi...
» EU leaders hold firm on Russia sanctions
19/12/14 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe News. Summit communiqué signals pressure to will be maintained on Russia to back down from Ukraine aggression its aggression inside Ukraine
» Putin Cites Claim About U.S. Designs on Siberia Traced to Russian Mind Readers
19/12/14 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. Seeking to justify his foreign policy as essentially defensive, Russia’s president cited apocryphal remarks wrongly attributed to Madeleine Albright.
» US: Response to Sony Hack Will Be Proportional
19/12/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The White House says President Barack Obama considers the cyberattack on Sony Corp. a serious national security matter and that the U.S. will counter with an "appropriate response." VOA c...
» Panel to Advise Obama on Police-Community Relationships
19/12/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Barack Obama is appointing a task force to examine how best to build trust and foster strong relationships between local law enforcement officers and the communities they protec...
» EU leaders ready long confrontation with Russia - Yahoo News
19/12/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. BBC News EU leaders ready long confrontation with Russia Yahoo News BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders warned Moscow they were ready exercise their combined muscle over the l...
» Putin predicts economic recovery but warns West against pressuring Russian ... - Washington Post
19/12/14 09:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Bloomberg View ABC News Putin predicts economic recovery but warns West against pressuring Russian ... Washington Post MOSCOW — Vowing that the West would never hold Russia down, Russ...
» Russia and the rouble - The Economist
19/12/14 09:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. New York Times Russia and the rouble The Economist Meanwhile, he has failed to reform Russia's economy, leaving it dependent on the energy industry that he has carved up among his fri...
» Obama Faces Opposition on Cuba
19/12/14 09:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Barack Obama has announced efforts to normalize relations with Cuba after an embargo of more than 50 years. But some opponents say Obama is overreaching his authority and that C...
» Pentagon: Top IS Leaders Killed In Iraq
19/12/14 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Pentagon says air strikes by the United States and its allies have killed "multiple" senior and mid-level Islamic State leaders.
» Obama Signs New Sanctions Bill, No New Penalties Planned
19/12/14 09:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. President Barack Obama said Thursday that he had signed into law a new Russian sanctions bill passed by Congress but did not intend to impose further sanctions against Moscow ...
» Now's the time to shake hands with Vladimir Putin
19/12/14 09:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Russia's president is here to stay and his weakened country is looking to do a deal, says Sir Tony Brenton
» How Many Hard Currency Reserves Does Russia Really Have?
19/12/14 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Defending the ruble has cost Russia about $80 billion this year, and depending on who's doing the calculations, its usable hard currency reserves are now either starting to ru...
» Retiring U.S. Congressman Negotiating Job With Pro-Azerbaijan Group
19/12/14 09:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A retiring U.S. congressman is in talks for a job with a group funded by the Azerbaijani government, which has beefed up its lobbying efforts in Washington in recent years.
» Россия предупредила США о последствиях «Акта о поддержке Украины» - РБК
19/12/14 09:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Комсомольская правда Россия предупредила США о последствиях «Акта о поддержке Украины» РБК Американский «Акт о поддержке свободы Украины» может надолго подорвать возможности нормал...
» EU Leaders Prepared for Long-Lasting Confrontation With Russia
19/12/14 09:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. EU leaders warned Moscow they were ready exercise their combined muscle over the long haul in a confrontation with an economically wounded Russia if President Putin refused to...
» Ruble Picks Up After Russian Finance Minister Backs Domestic Currency
19/12/14 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Russia's ruble strengthened on Friday after in volatile trade early Friday, supported by a slight uptick in oil prices and supportive comments from Finance Minister Anton Silu...
» Премьер-министр Болгарии заявил, что страна выдаст разрешение по South Stream - Коммерсантъ
19/12/14 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РИА Новости Премьер-министр Болгарии заявил, что страна выдаст разрешение по South Stream Коммерсантъ Премьер-министр Болгарии Борис Бойко заявил, что страна намерена выдать разреш...
» Eight Memorable Moments You May Have Missed at Putin's Presser
19/12/14 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. You've heard the key quotes, but you may have missed the bits everyone on social media is talking about.
» EU needs long-term Russia strategy, Donald Tusk states
19/12/14 09:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Donald Tusk warns that European Union must take a longer-term view of Vladimir Putin's Russia
» Дело братьев Навальных
19/12/14 09:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by Радио Свобода. Дело братьев Навальных Близится к завершению процесс по делу братьев Алексея и Олега Навальных, обвиняемых в мошенничестве со... From: Радио Свобода Views: 42 2 0 0 ratings Time: ...
» Google is now worth more than the whole Russian stock market
19/12/14 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - Europe RSS Feed. Google has become the third big technology company to be worth more than the entire Russian stock market — and Google itself isn’t even having a very good time of it.
» Window on Eurasia: Russians Don’t Feel Personally Responsible for Moscow’s Policies, Poll Shows
19/12/14 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Window on Eurasia -- New Series. Paul Goble               Staunton, December 19 – Despite Krasnodar Governor Aleksandr Tkachev’s suggestion that ...
» West's sanctions on Russia bite, but backlash could hurt - Deutsche Welle
19/12/14 09:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Deutsche Welle West's sanctions on Russia bite, but backlash could hurt Deutsche Welle Russia's economy is in tatters. The ruble is in free fall despite a massive intervention by the ...
» Russian Prosecutors Seek 10-Year Sentence For Navalny
19/12/14 09:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian prosecutors have asked a court to sentence opposition leader Aleksei Navalny to 10 years in prison in a theft case the critic of President Vladimir Putin says is ...
» Russian Prosecutors Want 10-Year Jail Term for Opposition Activist Navalny
19/12/14 09:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Russian prosecutors said Friday that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny should be imprisoned for 10 years and his brother Oleg for eight years if found guilty of stealing more than...
» Fired For Being A Lesbian: St. Petersburg Teacher Latest Victim In Antigay Campaign
19/12/14 09:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A teacher who worked with disabled children is the latest educator fired for being in violation of Russia's so-called "gay propaganda" law.
» Russia to Seek 9-Year Sentence for Putin Critic
19/12/14 09:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. Aleksei A. Navalny, a prominent opposition figure, and his brother, Oleg, were accused of stealing almost $500,000 from two firms.
» В России завели уголовное дело против главы Службы безопасности Украины - РБК
19/12/14 09:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Forbes Ukraine В России завели уголовное дело против главы Службы безопасности Украины РБК Следственный комитет возбудил уголовное дело в отношении главы Службы безопасности Украин...
» Window on Eurasia: Russia’s Increasing Alienation from West ‘Only Partially’ Result of Putin’s Actions, Bunin and Makarkin Say
19/12/14 08:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Window on Eurasia -- New Series. Paul Goble               Staunton, December 19 – Many in Moscow and the West believe that Vladimir Putin bears c...
» Russian Video Game Requires Players to Kill Ukrainian Soldiers and Civilians
18/12/14 16:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, December 18 – Russian children are now playing a video game called “ The Liberation War in Novorossiya ” in which to win, they are required to kill “Ukrainians, so...
» E.U. Imposes New Sanctions Over Russia’s Inteference in Ukraine
18/12/14 16:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. The European Union outlawed European investment, trade and tourism in Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in March.
» Obama Signs Ukraine Aid Bill, Won't Immediately Impose Russia Sanctions
18/12/14 16:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. President Barack Obama signed a bill authorizing new sanctions against Russia on December 18 but said that he would not impose them "at this time."
» Putin Addresses Russia Amid Economic Crisis
18/12/14 16:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Vladimir Putin struck an optimistic chord at is holding his end-of-year news conference Thursday, telling Russians the country's economy will rebound and the ruble will stabiliz...
» У микрофона - товарищ Путин
18/12/14 16:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by Радио Свобода. У микрофона - товарищ Путин Говорит Москва! Работают все радиостанции Евразийского союза. У микрофона - товарищ В.В. Путин. Ежегодную... From: Радио Свобода Views: 8 5 0 0 ratings...
» Beyond Tetris: a brief history of patriotic video gaming in Russia
18/12/14 16:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Retro favourite Tetris might be Russia’s best known games export, but a closer look at the industry finds a creative powerhouse that has mirrored the country’s politics for decades. ...
» Google Looks to Head off US Antitrust Lawsuit over Android
18/12/14 16:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Google will try to persuade a U.S. judge on Thursday to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit over its Android smartphone operating system, as the Internet search company faces increased regulator...
» Collapse of ruble costs Arsenal’s Alisher Usmanov £517m in 48 hours
18/12/14 16:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. • Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich lost nearly £300m • Usmanov is Arsenal’s second largest shareholder with 30% An index of the world’s richest people has claimed that Arsenal’s second...
» Charting the Fall (and Fall) of the Ruble, in Graphs
18/12/14 16:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Given the ruble's collapse, you'd think there's only one way to depict its journey downwards. But you would be wrong.
» Google Is Now Worth More Than the Entire Russian Stock Market - TIME
18/12/14 16:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Google Is Now Worth More Than the Entire Russian Stock Market TIME The news comes as Russia's currency, the ruble, continues to stumble under pressure from declining oil prices and we...
» U.S. Says Ties With Baku 'Jeopardized' By Crackdown
18/12/14 16:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski told RFE/RL that Washington is concerned about Azerbaijan's recent crackdown on rights activists and journalists
» Latin America Welcomes Obama's Move to Restore US-Cuba Ties
18/12/14 16:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Latin American leaders who for years have pressured the United States to drop its economic embargo against Cuba praised President Barack Obama for moving on Wednesday to restore diplomati...
» Vladimir Putin looks like a man trying to hide his own incompetence
18/12/14 16:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Was 2014 the year that all President Putin's chickens came home to roost, asks Charles Crawford
» Putin signals he will not back down over Ukraine
18/12/14 16:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Russia's president signals he will not back down over the Ukraine crisis and insists Russian economy will recover at annual press conference
» What does two more years of crisis mean for Russia? And how will it affect us?
18/12/14 16:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - Europe RSS Feed. The Russian president Vladimir Putin warned today that it could take the country two years to emerge from its current crisis.
» Putin: West wants to put Russian bear 'on a chain' - USA TODAY
18/12/14 16:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. USA TODAY Putin: West wants to put Russian bear 'on a chain' USA TODAY MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out at the West on Thursday for causing his country's economic ...
» Obama's Cuba 'lovefest': A real move to check Russia? - Jerusalem Post
18/12/14 16:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Jerusalem Post Obama's Cuba 'lovefest': A real move to check Russia ? Jerusalem Post Missing in much of the national conversation is how this White House maneuver checks Russia's grow...
» European Parliament Endorses Georgia's Association Agreement
18/12/14 16:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The European Parliament on December 18 endorsed a political and trade agreement with Georgia.
» Putin: I feel no responsibility for collapse of rouble
18/12/14 16:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Russian president offers few solid solutions during annual press conference, but promises economy will overcome crises Vladimir Putin has promised that Russia will weather the rouble...
» Foreign banks retreat from Russia
18/12/14 16:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe News. Syndicated loan volumes this year collapsed to 14% of 2013 total
» EU Adopts Tougher Crimea Sanctions, Russia Irate
18/12/14 16:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The European Union on December 18 adopted an investment ban that targets firms and individuals in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March.
» German researchers discover a flaw that could let anyone listen to your cell calls.
18/12/14 16:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . REUTERS/Kacper Pempel German researchers have discovered security flaws that could let hackers, spies and criminals listen to private phone calls and intercept text messages on a potentially massive scale ...
» Putin predicts economic recovery but warns West against pressuring Russian ‘bear’
18/12/14 16:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Amid increasing speculation that the ruble's collapse could shake Vladimir Putin's grip on power, the Russian president addressed his critics at his annual news conference. (Reuters) Russian President Vladimi...
» On Cuba, GOP presidential hopefuls trapped by older voters and the past
18/12/14 16:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By Paul Waldman December 18 at 11:39 AM For a guy who was supposed to be mired in unpopularity and bored with his job, Barack Obama is sure making life hard for Republicans, not to mention complicating their ...
» Did historical Jesus really exist? The evidence just doesn’t add up.
18/12/14 16:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . A partial view of the Nativity scene unveiled in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) Did a man called Jesus of Nazareth walk the earth? Discussions over...
» Silence on Bowe Bergdahl, months after Army investigation concludes
18/12/14 16:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Six months after the military began an investigation into the disappearance of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and his capture by the Taliban, which held him for five years, the results remain under wraps as senior A...
» Russia Introduces Measures to Calm Economic Jitters
18/12/14 16:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . MOSCOW — Seeking to calm growing fears of an economic meltdown, the Russian government on Wednesday introduced a package of measures to reduce pressures on banks and urged the public to stay calm. It se...
» Vladimir Putin’s Annual Year-End News Conference
18/12/14 16:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin tried to play down Russia ’s dire economic straits in his annual news conference on Thursday, attributing the troubles to declining oil prices that, following ...
» How America’s Relationship With Cuba Will Change
18/12/14 16:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By ALICIA PARLAPIANO President Obama on Wednesday announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba and a series of actions aimed at easing travel and trade restrictions rooted in a 1963 law. R...
» Sakharov, Little Remembered in Putin’s Russia
18/12/14 16:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The anniversaries of the deaths of great men are a time to reflect on their legacy and achievements, and those of Andrei Sakharov, who died 25 years ago on Sunday, are particularly compelling — and sad ...
» C.I.A. Mole, Now Out of Prison, Helped U.S. Identify Cuban Spies
18/12/14 16:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . WASHINGTON — He was, in many ways, a perfect spy — a man so important to Cuba ’s intelligence apparatus that the information he gave to the Central Intelligence Agency paid dividends long af...
» Sleepwalking as Nukes Spread - NYTimes.com
18/12/14 16:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . WASHINGTON — The recent failure to reach a nuclear accord with Iran was apparently a one-day story, rapidly eclipsed by Ferguson, Eric Garner, and sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. As a rec...
» Ex-Marine wanted in 6 slayings is found dead
18/12/14 16:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from KOIN.com. PENNSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home Tuesday after a day-and-a-ha...
» Who Is Bradley William Stone? Suspected PA Shooter Identified
18/12/14 16:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from International Business Times. Bradley William Stone was identified as the man who allegedly shot and killed six people at homes in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Monday, the Associated Press reported. Th...
» Questions linger as ex-Marine sought in Montco killing spree stabs self to death
18/12/14 16:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Philly.com News. DAVID GAMBACORTA, JASON NARK, WENDY RUDERMAN, DANA DiFILIPPO & BARBARA LAKER, Daily News Staff Writers gambacd@phillynews.com , 215-854-5994 Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 3:01 ...
» Police arrest second man in shooting near Portland school
18/12/14 15:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . <a href="http://KGW.com" rel="nofollow">KGW.com</a> Staff and Associated Press 11:20 a.m. PST December 15, 2014 Marquel Dugas (Photo: Multnomah County Jail) 2nd arrest in shooting near N. Portland...
» Killingsworth shooting: Two young men arrested have lengthy criminal records
18/12/14 14:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Lonzo D. Murphy and Marquel Dugas, who Portland police say they've tied to last week's shooting outside Rosemary Anderson High School , remained in custody Monday on parole and probation violations, but haven...
» Pennsylvania suspect in family killings dead of self-inflicted cuts
18/12/14 14:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By Daniel Kelley EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (Reuters) - An Iraq War veteran sought in the killing of six family members in Pennsylvania was found dead on Tuesday of "self-inflicted cutting wounds" following a two-day ma...
» bradley william stone - Google Search
18/12/14 14:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . In the news Pennsylvania suspect in family killings dead of self-inflicted cuts Yahoo News ‎ - 2 days ago Suspect Bradley William Stone , 35, of Pennsburg was being sought in the deaths on ... Ques...
» Хорошая мина при плохой игре: обзор ежегодной пресс-конференции Путина (фото, видео) - УНИАН
18/12/14 14:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. УНИАН Хорошая мина при плохой игре: обзор ежегодной пресс-конференции Путина (фото, видео) УНИАН Президент РФ Путин провел ежегодную большую пресс-конференцию для российских и инос...
» Window on Eurasia: 2014 a ‘Turning Point for Russia’ Because of Putin’s KGB Psychology, Eidman Says
18/12/14 14:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Window on Eurasia -- New Series. Paul Goble               Staunton, December 18 – 2014 has been a real “turning point” in Russian history, one co...
» Лицом к событию. У микрофона - товарищ Путин. - 18 декабря, 2014
18/12/14 14:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Радиопрограммы и подкасты - Радио Свобода. Пресс-конференцию президента РФ обсуждают финансист Слава Рабинович и политик Владимир Рыжков. Download audio: http://realaudio.rferl.org/RU/2014/12/18/20141218-1...
» Наследие Обамы
18/12/14 14:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by Голос Америки. Наследие Обамы В условиях, ког...
» US General: Islamic State Fight to Take at Least 3 Years
18/12/14 14:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The general in command of U.S. forces involved in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria said on Thursday he thought it would take a minimum of three years to achieve...
» Extreme Russian Nationalism Widespread in Soviet Security Organs, Archives Show
18/12/14 14:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, December 18 – The Soviet security agencies from Lenin on were infected by an often vicious Russian nationalism which led their officers to attack non-Russians far ...
» Russians Set Off on Spending Spree as Ruble's Fate Remains Uncertain
18/12/14 14:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. At 8 p.m. on Wednesday, GUM, a historic chic shopping mall near the Kremlin, had more salespeople than customers.
» Vladimir Putin: Russia will emerge stronger from rouble crisis – video
18/12/14 14:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. In Russian president Vladimir Putin's annual end-of-year news conference, he tell journalists Russia will emerge stronger from the crisis as the rouble continues to edge lower agains...
» Putin: Russian Economy to Rebound in 2 Years
18/12/14 14:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual end-of-the-year news conference Thursday, tackling questions on the Russian economy, the crisis in Ukraine and Russian relations with the ...
» Franken: 'I'm Ready for Hillary'
18/12/14 14:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. On Tuesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "The Cycle," Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) got out in front of his Democratic colleagues and said he would support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for p...
» Obama's Unilateral Executive Actions the Most Since Truman
18/12/14 14:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. Barack Obama and his spokespeople have claimed he has used unilateral executive action far less than previous presidents, citing his lesser number of executive orders. It’s not true, ...
» Hamas Removed From European Union Terror List by Court
18/12/14 14:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. The General Court of the European Union has removed Hamas from their list of terrorist organisations. But the effect of annulling the decision to name the group on the terror list are maint...
» Andrea Mitchell Rejects Own Network's Poll Showing Americans Agree with CIA Interrogation Tactics
18/12/14 14:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. Andrea Mitchell apparently disagrees with her own network's polling services after dismissing a poll that shows that Americans agree with the CIA's advanced interrogation tactics. Mitchell ...
» FBI: 199 Americans Kidnapped in Mexico in 2014
18/12/14 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. MCALLEN, Texas -- Almost 200 Americans have been kidnapped in Mexico this past year; 79 of those kidnappings took place just south of the Texas border in the Mexican State of Tamaulipas, ac...
» Michael Moore: 'Thank U Obama' For Backing Down On Cuba
18/12/14 14:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore congratulated Cuba this afternoon for “winning” in its ongoing struggle with the United States. “Cuba 1, USA 0,” he wrote on Twitter....
» Jeb Bush: 'I Have No Problems' Pushing for Amnesty Bill During GOP '16 Primary
18/12/14 14:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. Just hours after he announced his plan "actively explore" a 2016 presidential run on Monday, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush said he would have "no problems" pushing for comprehensive immi...
» ISIS Slaughters 150 Females in Iraq for Refusing to Marry, Have Sex with Them
18/12/14 14:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. Iraq’s Ministry of Human Rights claims the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) murdered 150 women simply because they refused to marry or perform sexual acts with the terrorists. "At least 150 ...
» Is Cyberattack on Sony Disruptive Enough to Constitute an Act of War Against US?
18/12/14 14:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. The government of North Korea's suspected involvement in the cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment has not been officially confirmed.  North Korea is suspected of hacking Son...
» Cruz: Cuba Deal 'Continues the Brutal Repression and Dictatorship'
18/12/14 14:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. Sen. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that President Obama's freeing of Cuban spies and push to normalize relations with the island "continues the brutal repression and dictatorship of the Cast...
» Obama: 'My Recommendation Would Be that People Go to the Movies'
18/12/14 14:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. In segment of an interview that aired on ABC’s “World News” on Wednesday, President Barack Obama reacted to the alleged that cyber-attack, which had been confirmed by U.S....
» Americans View of Race Relations is Worst in Two Decades
18/12/14 14:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. Despite, or perhaps because of Barack Obama being in the White House - many feel he's done more harm than good to race relations in America - an NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll "sho...
» Juan Williams: Cuba Deal 'Pig in a Poke,' 'Nothing There'
18/12/14 14:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart Feed. Fox News Analyst and columnist for The Hill, Juan Williams, argued that the deal the Obama administration cut with the government of Cuba was "a pig in a poke" and that "there is nothing th...
» Putin To Hold News Conference Amid Ruble Crisis, Sanctions
18/12/14 03:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold his annual news conference on December 18, one of the set-up events he uses to portray himself as a strong leader with a firm g...
» Opponent Says Russia's Economic Crisis Heralds Putin's Political Exit
18/12/14 03:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. A prominent opponent has warned Vladimir Putin his days in power are numbered, as Russia awaits the president's response to the dramatic decline of the ruble.
» One ISIS thug suspected of killing 150 girls, women - Fox News
18/12/14 03:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Fox News One ISIS thug suspected of killing 150 girls, women Fox News One Islamic State militant is alone responsible for killing 150 women, including pregnant women and young teenager...
» Poll: 80 percent back Putin even as ruble falls
18/12/14 03:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 1:53 a.m. EST. MOSCOW (AP) -- From a Western perspective, Vladimir Putin's days as president of Russia should be numbered: The ruble has lost more than half its value, the economy is in...
» Venezuelan President Calls Obama’s Outreach to Cuba ‘Courageous’
18/12/14 03:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba was nothing short of “courageous,” according to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Following dual announcem...
» Western sanctions may last for decades: Russian minister tells newspaper
18/12/14 03:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western sanctions over Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis are likely to last "for a very long time", possibly decades, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev told Vedomo...
» Iran Slams U.S. Fight Against IS, Backs Russia's Push For Syria Talks
18/12/14 03:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Washington is "not serious about fighting terrorism," Iran's deputy foreign minister has said, in a sharply worded criticism of the United States and its allies fighting ...
» brian latell Puerto Rico - Google Search
18/12/14 03:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Brothers in Arms: The Kennedys, the Castros, and the ... <a href="https://books.google.com/books?isbn=1608192474" rel="nofollow">https://books.google.com/books?isbn=1608192474</a> Gus Russo , R...
» brian latell - Google Search
18/12/14 03:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Amazon.com: Brian Latell: Books, Biography, Blog ... <a href="http://www.amazon.com/" rel="nofollow">www.amazon.com/</a> Brian - Latell /e/B001K8O2LE Cached Similar <a href="http://Amazon.com" ...
» marlene hunter fbi - Google Search
18/12/14 02:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Marlene Hunter | ZoomInfo.com <a href="http://www.zoominfo.com/p/" rel="nofollow">www.zoominfo.com/p/</a> Marlene - Hunter /48067611 Cached "I think the sentencing put a period at the end of thing...
» Suspect in $7 million robbery arrested after decades as fugitive
18/12/14 01:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - Justice. Feedback By the CNN Wire Staff May 11, 2011 3:08 p.m. EDT STORY HIGHLIGHTS Norberto Gonzalez Claudio is arrested in Puerto Rico He is accused of participating in a 1983 Connecticut robbe...
» macheteros gerena - Google Search
18/12/14 00:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Víctor Manuel Gerena - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Víctor_Manuel_ Gerena Cached Similar Wikipedia Loading... Víctor Manuel Gerena (born June 24, 1958) is an American ...
» Case Closed On Wells Fargo Robbery — Except For Missing $7 Million And Top Fugitive
18/12/14 00:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . 1983 file photo: Victor Gerena, 25, of Hartford, an employee of Wells Fargo… (UPI ) November 24, 2012 | By EDMUND H. MAHONY, <a href="mailto:emahony@courant.com">emahony@courant.com</a> , Th...
» Víctor Manuel Gerena - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
18/12/14 00:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Wikipedia - Recent changes [en]. Víctor Manuel Gerena (born June 24, 1958) is an American fugitive wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the September 1983 White Eagle armed robbery , as a...
» Tells the Facts, Names the Names
18/12/14 00:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names. With the holiday season underway and Eric Holder on his way out the door as Attorney General, many Puerto Ricans are stepping up their calls for President Ba...
» Prensa Latina News Agency - Puerto Rican Leaders Applaud Obama''s Decision on Cuba
18/12/14 00:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Prensa Latina: Main News. 17 de diciembre de 2014, 17:25 San Juan, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) Puerto Rican governor, Alejandro Garcia applauded today the decision of United States President Barack Obama, to re...
» Growing crisis in Puerto Rico’s colonial regime » Around the world » Workers World
18/12/14 00:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Workers World. The following article was written by Panamanian sociologist Olmedo Beluche , who recently visited Puerto Rico to participate in a series of conferences on the anticolonial struggle in Panama...
» Mess in Venezuela Is One Reason Cuba Turned to the U.S.
17/12/14 23:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Cuba’s decision to agree to a prisoner exchange with the U.S. in return for easing a five-decade embargo comes as the Caribbean island's key benefactor, Venezuela , struggles to avoid default. With Vene...
» Puerto Rico Debt Sets Record Low After Utility Meets Investors
17/12/14 23:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Prices on Puerto Rico bonds fell to a record low after a meeting between investors and officials of the commonwealth’s power utility, which may restructure $8.6 billion of debt in coming months. Commonw...
» Puerto Rico: U.S. shift on Cuba will have impact on Caribbean trade, tourism
17/12/14 23:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Puerto Rico's secretary of state said Wednesday that the United States' plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba - and potentially lift its longstanding economic embargo on the Communist-ruled isl...
» The debilitating outbreak sweeping the Americas
17/12/14 23:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - Health. Your video will play in 0 secs STORY HIGHLIGHTS In 2014 an outbreak of Chikungunya has spread across the Americas The mosquito-borne virus causes debilitating symptoms such as joint pain ...
» Debilitating outbreak hits Americas
17/12/14 23:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since sp...
» Asia Central Bankers on Guard but Feel Safe from Ruble Crisis
17/12/14 22:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Asian central bankers are on guard but say they are not overly concerned that the Russian ruble's collapse will trigger a big sell-off of their own currencies, saying their fundamentals a...
» Scavenging for Art | The New York Times
17/12/14 22:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. Scavenging for Art | The New York Times Free Art Friday is an art scavenger hunt open to all artists and art enthusiasts. It has popped up in cities globally, including New Y...
» A Special Edition of On the Line: Talk to America - Racial Justice
17/12/14 22:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by VOAvideo. A Special Edition of On the Line: Talk to America - Racial Justice Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/special-on-the-line-talk-to-america-racial-justice/25625...
» Jeb Bush’s interests face scrutiny
17/12/14 22:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Donors are concerned about Bush’s complex business dealings
» CIA torture report: UK intelligence agencies questioned over redactions
17/12/14 22:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. MPs investigate whether redactions were sought on national security grounds or to avoid embarrassment The British parliament’s intelligence and security committee (ISC) has st...
» U.S. to start talks with Cuba to normalize ties
17/12/14 22:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. The United States and Cuba will begin talks to normalize relations, including opening an embassy in Havana and putting to res...
» U.S. to open embassy in Cuba: AP
17/12/14 22:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is planning to open an embassy in Cuba as part of its plan to open talks and normalize relations with the island nation, the Associated Press r...
» Russian Ruble Gains Back Some Of Lost Value
17/12/14 22:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Russian ruble has gained back some of the value it lost in a steep slide that brought the currency's exchange rate to as low as 80 to the U.S. dollar this week.
» EU Moves to Counter Money Laundering
17/12/14 22:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. New European anti-money laundering rules will require company owners to be listed on national registers to which journalists and others with “legitimate interest” will have access.
» Rouble halts fall but remains volatile as Russia awaits Vladimir Putin speech
17/12/14 22:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Russian president to give annual press conference on Thursday, with currency crisis and economic fallout likely to dominate The rouble stopped its downward spiral on Wednesday...
» Darius Kazemi: the Oscar Wilde of internet bots – Tech Weekly podcast
17/12/14 22:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. How Twitter and Tumblr bots use algorithmic algorythmic skill to bring wit, warmth and a critical eye to internet culture Continue reading...
» What to Know About the American Released By Cuba
17/12/14 22:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Alan Gross, the 65-year-old American whose release from a Cuban prison was announced Wednesday , was a contractor trying to bring Internet services to Cuba. He’s reported to be in poor health after d...
» Ukraine Leader Wants to Join 'Euro-Atlantic' Security Alliance
17/12/14 22:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday he had decided his country should set out on a course towards Euro-Atlantic security integration, and would press for that in parlia...
» Latin American leftist exiles hold faith in Maduro's Venezuela
17/12/14 22:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's aging community of fugitives from 1970s South American dictatorships are staying loyal to their revolutionary roots and defending President Nicolas Madu...
» Here’s What Hillary Clinton Said About Alan Gross, U.S.-Cuba Relations in Hard Choices
17/12/14 22:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote in her recent autobiography one of her biggest regrets of her tenure was that she was not able to bring home an American who was held as a prisoner in ...
» Pope appoints British child sexual abuse survivor to church commission
17/12/14 22:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Peter Saunders invited to nine-member body to protect children and help others abused by members of Catholic church A British survivor of child sexual abuse who set up a chari...
» Afghan spy chief laments intelligence vacuum as foreign troops leave
17/12/14 22:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KABUL (Reuters) - The departure of most foreign troops from Afghanistan has left an intelligence-gathering vacuum that facilitates Taliban attacks, the head of the Afghan spy agency sa...
» USAID administrator Shah resigns - The State
17/12/14 22:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Sacramento Bee USA TODAY USAID administrator Shah resigns The State Raj Shah, the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development who most recently helped lead the...
» Blame Game Begins As Ruble Plummets
17/12/14 22:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Economists say the collapse of the ruble is due to a combination of Western sanctions and the uncontrollable drop in world oil prices. But many Russians are still searchi...
» 2nd victim added to pope's sex abuse commission - San Francisco Chronicle
17/12/14 22:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Fox News 2nd victim added to pope's sex abuse commission San Francisco Chronicle VATICAN CITY (AP) — A second survivor of sexual abuse has been appointed to Pope Francis' sex abu...
» The Ebola virus is strengthening its grip on Sierra Leone as the country becomes...
17/12/14 22:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from FT World News's Facebook Wall. The Ebola virus is strengthening its grip on Sierra Leone as the country becomes the new frontline in the regional battle to contain the epidemic. Yet there is hope, and ...
» Heart-pounding video documents American Airlines flight turbulence - Washington Post (blog)
17/12/14 22:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Heart-pounding video documents American Airlines flight turbulence Washington Post (blog) Video of the American Airlines flight that was rocked by severe turbulence on Tuesday will mak...
» Bookies suspend betting on Queen abdicating in Christmas Day speech after flurry of bets
17/12/14 22:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The firm was offering odds of 10-1 that Her Majesty would announce her decision to step down during her address to the nation, but today's unusual gambling instantly set alarm bells rin...
» Obama Announces Historic Revamp of US-Cuba Relations
17/12/14 22:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. President Barack Obama announced a major shift in U.S. relations with Cuba, after the country’s communist leaders released Alan Gross, an American who had been imprisoned there for f...
» Ukraine's president urges more political, economic ties with his changing country - Fox News
17/12/14 22:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Fox News Ukraine's president urges more political, economic ties with his changing country Fox News Dec. 17, 2014: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addresses lawmakers at the Polis...
» Over $6 Trillion Lost to Illicit Flows
17/12/14 22:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Poor countries lose a lot more money each year from corruption and corporate tax evasion than they receive in foreign aid. A new report called the losses a structural cause of extreme pov...
» EU resists Ukraine’s plea to find funding
17/12/14 22:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Assistance sought from EU and others to avoid a possible default after IMF identifies shortfall
» Gérard Depardieu launches luxury watch in Russia amid economic turmoil
17/12/14 22:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. French actor and Russian citizen says luxury depends on ‘spiritual strength’, not rouble, at launch for £10,000 watch called ‘Proud to Be Russian’ Cometh the hour, cometh the ...
» Poroshenko Sets Course For 'Euro-Atlantic' Security Integration
17/12/14 22:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on December 17 that he will soon ask parliament to abandon the country's neutral "nonbloc" status, and suggested he would steer ...
» Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York State, Citing Health Risks - New York Times
17/12/14 22:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Times Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York State, Citing Health Risks New York Times ALBANY — The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fract...
» In 1945, Scientists Calculated How Many Nukes Could Destroy The World - io9
17/12/14 22:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. io9 In 1945, Scientists Calculated How Many Nukes Could Destroy The World io9 A newly declassified document obtained by a nuclear historian reveals that the Manhattan Project scientist...
» Spy freed by Cuba ID'd key Cuban agents in U.S. government: U.S. spy chief
17/12/14 22:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Cuban national freed from prison by the Cuban government provided "critical assistance" to United States agencies in exposing Cuban agents who had infiltrated ...
» Polls show Cuban-American views on U.S.-Cuba relations are nuanced - Minnesota Public Radio News
17/12/14 22:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Polls show Cuban-American views on U.S.-Cuba relations are nuanced Minnesota Public Radio News An elderly man makes a move on a chess board at the Maximo Gomez Domino park in Little Ha...
» Russia’s Neighbors in Europe Warily Watch Ruble Crisis
17/12/14 22:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The impact of the currency turmoil on Central and Eastern European nations will depend on how much each country relies on Russian trade and visitors.
» In speech, Raul Castro thanks Obama, Pope Francis
17/12/14 21:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. Cuban leader Raul Castro appeared on state television at precisely noon Wednesday to announce the prisoner swap, thanking Pre...
» Poroshenko: Ukraine is a new, changing country - U-T San Diego
17/12/14 21:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. U-T San Diego Poroshenko: Ukraine is a new, changing country U-T San Diego Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addresses lawmakers at the Polish parliament in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesda...
» Dalai Lama says his role should cease after his death - Reuters
17/12/14 21:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Reuters Dalai Lama says his role should cease after his death Reuters BEIJING (Reuters) - The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, has said he thinks his traditional religious ...
» New York state to ban fracking for two years over 'red flags' to public health
17/12/14 21:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Decision comes after two-year study spearheaded by health commissioner into the effects of fracking on the state’s air and water raises ‘serious questions’ The state of New Yo...
» Secret talks in Canada, Vatican City led to Cuba breakthrough
17/12/14 21:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The historic breakthrough in U.S.-Cuban relations began in spring 2013, when President Barack Obama authorized secret talks with Cuba, the same tactic he used to...
» A look at the 'Cuban Five' agents jailed in the US - Dothan Eagle
17/12/14 21:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Independent A look at the 'Cuban Five' agents jailed in the US Dothan Eagle HAVANA (AP) — The "Cuban Five" Washington Post HAVANA — The “Cuban Five” refers to intelligence agents w...
» New York will move to prohibit fracking
17/12/14 21:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:18 p.m. EST. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration will move to prevent fracking in the state, citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the w...
» The Guardian view on Russia’s economic turmoil: a good time to talk to Vladimir Putin
17/12/14 21:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. With the fall of the rouble, the Russian president is cornered. Creative western diplomacy must prevent him from pulling his country further into nationalism and military adve...
» Rouble crisis opens up Putin to attack
17/12/14 21:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Financial upheaval alters terms of Russian political debate
» Ukraine President: Peace Talks Could Resume Dec. 21
17/12/14 21:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko says preparations are under way to reopen long-stalled his government could resume peace talks with Russian-backed separatists in the Belarusian capit...
» U.S., Citing Syria Embargo Violations, Moves Against Companies
17/12/14 21:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The Obama administration, seeking to cut off oil to the government of President Bashar al-Assad, imposed penalties on five people and six companies.
» How Al Capone could have escaped Alcatraz - Hamilton Spectator
17/12/14 21:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. How Al Capone could have escaped Alcatraz Hamilton Spectator Al (Scarface) Capone could have learned a thing or two from a team of Dutch scientists from the Delft University of T...
» Scientists: Alcatraz prisoners could have survived - KFOX El Paso
17/12/14 21:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Scientists: Alcatraz prisoners could have survived KFOX El Paso SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Scientists say the three prisoners who escaped from Alcatraz in one of the most famous and e...
» Raul Castro to Obama: Thanks, Barack. Now end the sanctions
17/12/14 21:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalPost - Home. LIMA — For such a historic Castro speech, it was curiously short.  Cuban President Raul Castro spoke for just nine minutes, starting at noon Eastern time, to respond to the mo...
» Obama mistaken for waiter, valet driver - GlobalPost
17/12/14 21:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Telegraph.co.uk Obama mistaken for waiter, valet driver GlobalPost Barack and Michelle Obama have revealed their experiences of racism in a wide-ranging interview with celebrity ...
» Alcatraz escapees could have lived, study says - CNN
17/12/14 21:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN Alcatraz escapees could have lived, study says CNN (CNN) -- On June 11, 1962, three Alcatraz inmates -- John Anglin, Clarence Anglin and Frank Morris -- attempted to leave th...
» Mystery man among 5 freed in historic U.S.-Cuba deal
17/12/14 21:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Five men are tasting freedom for the first time in years -- including one President Barack Obama described as "one of the most important intelligence agents that the United States has ever...
» Mass grave of 230 uncovered in Syria after ISIS slaughtered tribe
17/12/14 21:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Relatives of the dead, who were from the Shaitaat tribe, discovered the burial site in the country's eastern Deir el-Zour province, a monitoring group said today. Pictured is a previous...
» Russian father on the run after videos in which he fed pet snake live animals
17/12/14 21:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Father-of-two Andrei Generalov, 32, from St. Petersburg, Russia, who fed parrots, guinea pigs, cats and puppies to his pet snake and filmed the gruesome footage is being hunted by police.
» People Affected by Hunger in West African Ebola Nations Could Double
17/12/14 21:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The number of people threatened by hunger in three West African nations battling the worst Ebola outbreak in history could double to one million by March if food supplies don't improve...
» China’s controversial ray gun inflicts unbearable pain
17/12/14 21:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The European Union Times - World News, Breaking News. Poly WB-1 China has presented Poly WB-1, a non-lethal ray gun that can be used for crowd dispersal, by making its targets feel like their skin is on fi...
» Obama on Cuba’s Release of Alan Gross | The New York Times
17/12/14 21:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. Obama on Cuba’s Release of Alan Gross | The New York Times President Obama discussed the release of the contractor, Alan P. Gross, who had been held in Cuba for five years, a...
» Obama on Change to U.S.-Cuba Relations | The New York Times
17/12/14 21:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. Obama on Change to U.S.-Cuba Relations | The New York Times The president outlined the steps the United States would take to “end an outdated approach” and begin to normalize...
» U.S.-led coalition conducts 67 air strikes against Islamic State: task force
17/12/14 21:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies have conducted 61 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq in the past the three days, the Combined Joint Task Force ...
» After 53 years, time is right for US and Cuba
17/12/14 21:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:18 p.m. EST. MEXICO CITY (AP) -- After 53 years of hostility between the United States and Cuba, the timing to make amends was perfect for both governments....
» Pakistan’s prime minister promises day of reckoning with militants
17/12/14 21:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. As massacre victims are buried, Nawaz Sharif says there will be no more differentiation between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ Taliban Pakistan buried its slaughtered children on Wednesday,...
» Dow jumps after Fed pledges patience in rate hikes
17/12/14 21:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:18 p.m. EST. NEW YORK (AP) -- The Dow Jones industrial average surged as much as 300 points after the Federal Reserve signaled it was edging closer to raising interest rates because o...
» Taliban Attack Reflects a Barbaric Competition
17/12/14 21:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. ANALYSIS: The Pakistani Taliban’s attack on a school—one of their bloodiest atrocities—was likely the result of a rational cost-benefit analysis. Its bottom line: in this business, bar...
» Italy police break up international money laundering ring in Rome
17/12/14 21:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ROME (Reuters) - Italian finance police on Wednesday arrested 17 people accused of running an international money laundering ring through a British-based money transfer services compan...
» Russian Sailors Finish Training at French Port, but Will Leave Without Warship
17/12/14 21:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Amid tensions over Ukraine, France continues to delay the delivery of a Mistral-class warship, one of two ordered by Russia and built in the French port city of Saint-Nazaire.
» Free exchange - The Economist
17/12/14 21:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. The Economist Free exchange The Economist WHAT is the point of economics? It often seems that the objective is to make the world richer. When global GDP is growing quickly, dismal scie...
» A look at 'Cuban 5' agents who were jailed in US
17/12/14 21:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:18 p.m. EST. HAVANA (AP) -- The "Cuban Five" refers to intelligence agents whose so-called "Wasp Network" operated in Florida in the 1990s. They were arrested in 1998 and later convic...
» U.S., Cuba to restore ties after 50 years of hostility
17/12/14 21:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, a major policy shift ending decades of hostile ties with ...
» Cuba Action Is Obama’s Latest Step Away From 6 Years of Caution
17/12/14 21:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. President Obama seems to be putting Republican critics on notice that he will use his last two years in office to pursue his earlier campaign promises.
» Barack Obama announces thaw in US-Cuba relations - video
17/12/14 21:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. The US president announces drastic changes to the relationship between the US and Cuba, ending 50 years of hostility. Obama says the US will stop the 'rigid' policy of is...
» Bacardi, Exiled From Cuba in 1960, Is Hopeful for Change
17/12/14 21:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Bacardi, the spirits maker that was founded in Cuba and later exiled from the country in 1960, says it hopes for better lives for Cubans following the Obama Administration’s decision to normalize dip...
» Cuba welcomes Castro's announce of renewed US ties
17/12/14 21:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:18 p.m. EST. HAVANA (AP) -- Bells tolled in celebration and teachers halted lessons midday as President Raul Castro told his country Wednesday that Cuba was restoring relations with t...
» Cruise Line Shares Sail Higher as U.S., Cuba Relations Improve
17/12/14 21:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Shares of cruise-line operators sailed to big gains on Wednesday as investors placed a bet that improving relations between the U.S. and Cuba could lead to new opportunities for tourism. Shares of Ca...
» Whites the new minority in America by 2044
17/12/14 21:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The European Union Times - World News, Breaking News. New population projections by the US Census Bureau show that whites will become a minority by 2044. The US will be home to a youthful, growing minority...
» USAID Chief Submits Resignation
17/12/14 21:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Rajiv Shah, head of the United States' global development agency, announced Wednesday that he would resign in February. In a statement, Shah, who was confirmed in 2009 as the 16th adminis...
» Breakthrough on Cuba Highlights Pope’s Role as Diplomatic Broker
17/12/14 21:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The agreement between the United States and Cuba, coming on Francis’s 78th birthday, was a “beautiful present for the Holy Father,” a Vatican official said. says.
» Sony needs 'Team America: World Police' - Washington Times
17/12/14 21:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. Washington Times Sony needs 'Team America: World Police' Washington Times What's curious about all of this is, when Trey Parker and Matt Stone, (the creators of “South Park”) released ...
» Sun journalists in corruption trial ‘acted in public interest’
17/12/14 21:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Stories involving alleged payments to officials included exposé about Halloween fancy-dress party for Broadmoor inmates The six Sun journalists on trial for allegedly “bunging...
» Ukraine says possible peace talks in Minsk on Sunday
17/12/14 21:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Ukraine says possible peace talks in Minsk on Sunday Trilateral peace talks towards ending the Ukraine crisis could take place on Sunday in Minsk, according to the conflict-ridd...
» Parthenon Marbles statue on display in Russia
17/12/14 21:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Parthenon Marbles statue on display in Russia A headless scultpure of a Greek river god from the Parthenon Marbles - known in Britain as the Elgin Marbles - is on display at a R...
» Top theater chains cancel 'The Interview' showings
17/12/14 21:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 7:04 p.m. EST. NEW YORK (AP) -- The top theater chains in North America have dropped "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorist attacks at theaters showing the comedy, effective...
» TV meteorologist shot outside Texas studio - New York Daily News
17/12/14 21:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Daily News TV meteorologist shot outside Texas studio New York Daily News The manhunt is on for a gunman who shot a Texas meteorologist shot three times outside his tele...
» Fidel Loses the Race to the Grave
17/12/14 21:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. The world now has the answer to a question as old as the New World Order: Which would die first? Fidel Castro? Or the chokehold his angry critics maintained on U.S. foreign policy since El Comandante...
» U.S. global aid chief announces resignation
17/12/14 21:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of the U.S. global development agency announced on Wednesday that he will step down from his post in February, saying he had "mixed e...
» Alan Gross thanks Obama for release from Cuba - video
17/12/14 21:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Alan Gross speaks to press after being released from a Cuban prison where he was held for five years. Gross, 65, says knowing he was being thought of made his stay in jai...