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» White House concerned by Russia's military moves in Syria - Reuters
21/04/16 15:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Reuters White House concerned by Russia's military moves in Syria Reuters The HNC, which is backed by Western nations and key Arab states, had this week urged more military sup...
» U.K. to Resettle Additional 3,000 Refugees
21/04/16 15:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The U.K. government said it will resettle 3,000 additional refugees from the Middle East and North Africa over the next four years, the majority of them children.
» Outnumbered, Outranged, and Outgunned: How Russia Defeats NATO
21/04/16 15:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. When asked two weeks ago in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee whether the Army was “outranged” by any adversary, U.S. Army Chief of Staf Sou...
» Prince, singer and superstar, dies at 57 at Paisley Park – BBC News
21/04/16 15:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Singer Prince has died at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota at the age of 57, his publicist has said. Source: Prince, singer and superstar, dies at 57 at Pa...
» Obama Has Reason to Be Split Between Sanders and Clinton | TIME
21/04/16 15:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. The President shares many policy positions with Clinton, but the mood at Sanders rallies surely reminds him of 2008 Source: Obama Has Reason to Be Split Betwee...
» Today's Headlines
21/04/16 14:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NEWS: The World and Global Security Review. Today's Headlines NEWS: The World and Security Review: http://newslinksandbundles.blogspot.com/ The main news stories from the major sources; selected, compiled,...
» Britain and Russia find something they can agree on: Shakespeare's death - The Guardian
21/04/16 14:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Guardian Britain and Russia find something they can agree on: Shakespeare's death The Guardian Britain and Russia may have trouble agreeing on Ukraine, Syria or pretty much any ot...
» Permanent US armored force in Europe would better deter Russia: US general - Reuters
21/04/16 14:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Permanent US armored force in Europe would better deter Russia : US general Reuters General Curtis Scaparrotti, President Barack Obama's choice to lead U.S. European Command and becom...
» Key Paris Attacks Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder in Brussels Shootout
21/04/16 14:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Paris terrorist attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was charged with attempted murder by Belgian authorities Thursday. A key suspect in the November 13 Paris attacks who last month allegedly e...
» Israel Urges Russia To Tighten Coordination Ties in Syria - DefenseNews.com
21/04/16 14:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. DefenseNews.com Israel Urges Russia To Tighten Coordination Ties in Syria DefenseNews.com JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to fur...
» April 21, 2016
21/04/16 14:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A look at the best news photos from around the world.
» Incoming NATO Commander Calls For Permanent Combat Brigade in Europe
21/04/16 14:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The incoming head of U.S. military forces in Europe said he supports a permanent brigade-sized presence of U.S. combat troops in Eastern Europe to deter Russia’s expanded...
» AP Exclusive: US Navy accuses Gulf commander of misconduct
21/04/16 14:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 2:12 p.m. EDT. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A U.S. Navy officer relieved of commanding a Persian Gulf patrol ship allegedly failed to maintain equipment to the point of exposing &...
» Turkish Military Conspiracy Case Collapses
21/04/16 14:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Turkey’s top appeals court has overturned the convictions of senior military officers who had been charged with planning to overthrow the government.  The convictions two years ago were h...
» Kurds and Syrian Forces Clash, Adding Wrinkle to War
21/04/16 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Kurdish militias and President Bashar al-Assad’s forces tend to avoid clashes, but skirmished Thursday in the de facto Kurdish autonomous region.
» The Latest: IS fighters evacuated from Damascus area
21/04/16 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on developments in the Syrian conflict and talks (all times Beirut local): 8:30 p.m. A Hezbollah media outlet in Lebanon says 290 Islamic...
» U.S. offensive against ISIS costing $12M a day: Pentagon
21/04/16 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Washington is spending $6.8 billion, or nearly $12 million a day, to finance U.S.-led operations to drive the Islamic State from its territories in Iraq and Syria...
» Russian artillery, Syrian troops shifting back to N. Syria, defense officials say
21/04/16 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Russia and Syrian forces have shifted troops and artillery back toward northern Syria in recent weeks, the latest sign that a fraying cease-fire in the country could collapse comple...
» Israeli Interceptor Launched From US System Destroys Target
21/04/16 14:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. The Army has launched a number of different types of missiles from its new Multi-Mission Launcher, developed entirely by the service, but last week marks the first time a partly foreig...
» Report: Obama Seeks Meeting With Iranian President
21/04/16 14:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. President Barack Obama has sent two letters to senior Iranian leaders in recent months requesting a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, according to Persian language repo...
» The Soviet Police System
21/04/16 14:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting. Title:                      The Soviet Police System Author:                  Robert Conquest Conquest, Robert (1968), ed. The Soviet Police System . New York: F. A. Pr...
» Chuck Todd: FBI is Bernie's Only Path to Nomination - Newsmax
21/04/16 14:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Newsmax Chuck Todd: FBI is Bernie's Only Path to Nomination Newsmax After a blistering loss in the New York Democratic primary Tuesday, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' only hope at securing...
» Over 200 pounds of pot seized after agent fired shots
21/04/16 14:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. PHOENIX (AP) - An 18-year-old suspected drug smuggler wasn't injured when a U.S. Border Patrol agent fired two shots at him during an encounter Tuesday in the sou...
» Report: Britain Supported NATO Using 'Creative Accounting' Methods
21/04/16 14:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. A parliamentary report said the British government failed to come clean on exactly what is included in the definitive defense budget both now and in the past.       ...
» Push for answers on Saudi Arabia's involvement in Sept. 11
21/04/16 14:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Saudi Arabia's grass roots of Muslim clerics, mosquegoers and wealthy oilmen funded al Qaeda's $30 million annual budget at the time a Saudi-dominated platoon of ...
» Federal judge rules FBI didn't have proper warrant to hack child porn site - TechCrunch
21/04/16 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. TechCrunch Federal judge rules FBI didn't have proper warrant to hack child porn site TechCrunch A federal judge ruled today that the FBI did not obtain the proper warrant before hacking...
» Cuba's Communists dig in despite Obama's outreach
21/04/16 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Critics of President Obama's diplomatic outreach to Cuba are claiming vindication this week as the island nation's Communist Party hard-liners — cheered on ...
» Former CIA Spy Talks Mission in the Soviet Union During the Cold War - The Heights
21/04/16 14:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. The Heights Former CIA Spy Talks Mission in the Soviet Union During the Cold War The Heights Plunkert was able to give details about his influential involvement with Adolf Tolkachef, the...
» China is seeking deeper military ties with Afghanistan - Business Insider
21/04/16 14:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Business Insider China is seeking deeper military ties with Afghanistan Business Insider BEIJING (Reuters) - China wants to have deeper military ties with Afghanistan, includin...
» Murphy's Law: Expensive Headlines
21/04/16 14:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. April 21, 2016: The daily cost of the war against ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) in Syria and Iraq has been $9 million. Sounds like a lot, but historically that is very cheap...
» Israel, Egypt, Jordan, enter ‘unprecedented’ intelligence-sharing agreement
21/04/16 14:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from intelNews.org. The governments of Israel, Egypt and Jordan have entered an intelligence-sharing agreement aimed at joining forces against the Islamic State, which a senior Israeli military commander has de...
» ISIS planning nuclear or chemical attack on Britain: NATO officials
21/04/16 14:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 21, 2016, 10:14 AM (IDT) NATO officials said Wednesday that ISIS wants to attack Britain with nuclear or chemical weapons, according to reports. It came at the end of the two-day Security ...
» FBI's evidence in a Dark Web case ruled inadmissible - The Next Web
21/04/16 14:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi aclu report - Google News. The Next Web FBI's evidence in a Dark Web case ruled inadmissible The Next Web A Massachusetts judge has thrown out evidence obtained using malware created by the FBI in a ca...
» Pentagon starts using B-52s in war against ISIS
21/04/16 14:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 21, 2016, 10:36 AM (IDT) The US air force has started to use its giant B-52 bombers against ISIS targets in Iraq. The plane, which entered service during the Vietnam War, is primarily inte...
» After Ukraine Cyberattacks, FBI And DHS Urge US Power Companies To Develop Better Safety Protocols - International Business Times
21/04/16 14:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. International Business Times After Ukraine Cyberattacks, FBI And DHS Urge US Power Companies To Develop Better Safety Protocols International Business Times In January, a team of U.S. of...
» Judge Rules Evidence From FBI's Pedophile Tor Hack Is Invalid - Gizmodo
21/04/16 14:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Gizmodo Judge Rules Evidence From FBI's Pedophile Tor Hack Is Invalid Gizmodo The original hack saw the FBI seize servers running a pedophile website called Playpen. But rather than shut...
» Near-clash of Israeli-Russian planes over Syria
21/04/16 14:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 21, 2016, 11:35 AM (IDT) Western and Middle Eastern military sources monitoring the war in Syria, and networks monitoring Russian air force flights in the country, reported  a near cl...
» 9/11 Commissioner urging release of report's 28 secret pages
21/04/16 14:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - A former ambassador and congressman who sat on the 9/11 Commission is urging the release of 28 pages that have been kept secret. Tim Roehmer (RO...
» Top Dem wants J. Edgar Hoover's name erased from FBI building - Hot Air
21/04/16 14:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Washington Business Journal Top Dem wants J. Edgar Hoover's name erased from FBI building Hot Air Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) is the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and he...
» China's 'Dangerous Love' Campaign, Warning of Spies, Is Met With Shrugs - New York Times
21/04/16 14:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. New York Times Asia Pacific| China's 'Dangerous Love' Campaign, Warning of Spies, Is Met With Shrugs New York Times On a platform in the Dongdan subway station in Beijing, comm...
» Assassins operating in Damascus, terrifying senior officials: sources
21/04/16 14:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 21, 2016, 3:12 PM (IDT) Arab sources said Thursday that groups of assassins are operating secretly in Damascus to kill senior figures of the Assad regime and sow fear and panic among other...
» Terrorist who stabbed Israeli in Kiryat Arba last year captured
21/04/16 14:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 21, 2016, 5:17 PM (IDT) Israeli security forces have captured the terrorist who stabbed and seriously wounded Israeli Meir Pavlovsky near one of the entrances to Kiryat Arba in October 201...
» Clinton Explains How Bernie Sanders Can Follow Her 2008 Example and Unite His Followers Behind Her
21/04/16 14:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Hillary Clinton explained how Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) could follow her example from 2008 and unite his followers behind her during her Good Morning America town hall Thursday....
» State Department Office Removed Benghazi Files After Congressional Subpoena
21/04/16 14:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. State Department officials removed files from the secretary’s office related to the Benghazi attack in Libya and transferred them to another department after receiving a congression...
» GOP to fund more soldiers using Islamic State war money
21/04/16 14:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. One big question surrounding this year’s defense budget has been how Republicans will pay for the additional soldiers, troop pay raise and new hardware they want while staying within the...
» EUCOM nominee Scaparrotti favors 3rd permanent brigade in Europe
21/04/16 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. U.S. Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, tapped to lead U.S. troops in Europe, said Thursday he favors permanently stationing a heavy-armor brigade on the Continent to deal with the threat ...
» Don’t rush to judgment on Stars and Stripes funding
21/04/16 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. The Defense Department is considering a proposal to stop funding Stars and Stripes. Such a cut would likely kill the newspaper. It must not be made in haste or in secret.
» Problems mount for Obama in Syria, Iraq
21/04/16 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The Obama administration confronted setbacks Thursday in its efforts to defeat the Islamic State, with reports that Russia is moving more military equipment into ...
» An Unknown Terror Network Surfaces in Brussels
21/04/16 14:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 21, 2016, 8:02 PM (IDT) The Zerkani network has become the most infamous Islamic terror network in Belgium.
» Quadrilateral War Room for Red Sea Tiran Island
21/04/16 14:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 21, 2016, 8:03 PM (IDT) It was agreed at a secret meeting between Netanyahu and Saudi defense minister.
» The FBI’s Warrantless Surveillance Back Door Just Opened a Little Wider
21/04/16 14:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Elizabeth Goitein On Tuesday, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released a redacted version of an a November 6, 2015 opinion by Judge Thomas F. Hogan of the Foreign ...
» Netanyahu, Putin hold cordial meeting in Moscow, with Syria at center stage
21/04/16 14:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 21, 2016, 8:08 PM (IDT) Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu flew back to Israel on Thursday evening after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. The Russian leader greet...
» Israel worried Hezbollah group will obtain Syrian weapons
21/04/16 14:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed concern to Russia's president that sophisticated weapons from Syria and Iraq could end up in the hands of the Lebanese militant gr...
» US Navy accuses Gulf commander of misconduct
21/04/16 14:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. A U.S. Navy officer relieved of commanding a Persian Gulf patrol ship allegedly failed to maintain equipment to the point of exposing "his crew to unnecessary risk," interfered with an i...
» Андрей Козырев: «Россия сама себя загоняет в изоляцию»
21/04/16 13:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from golosamerikius's YouTube Videos. From: golosamerikius Duration: 02:40 «Интеллектуальной клаустрофобией» назвали западные политологи агрессивную позицию Кремля в отношении США Originally published at - ...
» Observers Do Nothing to Help Dying Man in Chicago Street - ABC News
21/04/16 13:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Chicago Sun-Times Observers Do Nothing to Help Dying Man in Chicago Street ABC News Surveillance video shows more than a dozen people doing nothing to help a Chicago bartender as...
» Brazil's Vice President Says He Is Ready to Take Over
21/04/16 13:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer criticized President Dilma Rousseff’s characterization of an impeachment process against her as a coup-d’état and said he is ready to take over if...
» Obama Has Reason to Be Split Between Sanders and Clinton
21/04/16 13:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. Barack Obama knows that the fate of his Presidential legacy will depend in large part on who wins the next election. That rare president who’s fortunate enough to be followed by a member of h...
» Russia Pursues Ties With Kurds to Keep Foothold in Region – WSJ
21/04/16 13:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. The Russian government says it has sent troops to fight alongside Kurdish units in northwestern Syria and is providing weapons to Iraqi Kurds, in a tactic that...
» Pop Icon Prince Dead at 57
21/04/16 13:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. American pop icon Prince has died at the age of 57. Details on this breaking story are still coming in.
» Permanent US armored force in Europe would better deter Russia: U.S. general
21/04/16 13:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An armored U.S. military brigade permanently stationed in Europe would be more effective at deterring Russian aggression in the region than the current rotationa...
» Award-winning Syrian opposition activist denied US entry
21/04/16 13:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. An award-winning Syrian opposition activist says he’s been denied entry and turned back from the United States for unspecified reasons.
» Reading The Terrorism Tea Leaves
21/04/16 13:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. It's not clear whether the Islamic State militant group is being defeated militarily, but it's even less clear whether the extremists' other power -- the power of its ide...
» Iran Wants Repayment After Sanctions Lift
21/04/16 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. As the world changes for Iran post-sanctions, it’s paying calls to those who benefitted from the country’s sanction shackles in one way or another, and India—whose refiners ...
» Israel says attack on Jerusalem bus was Hamas suicide bombing
21/04/16 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Thursday that an attack on a Jerusalem bus this week that wounded 15 people was a suicide bombing, the first such attack in years.
» Death at Prince's Paisley Park: police - Entertainment Weekly
21/04/16 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Sun Death at Prince's Paisley Park: police Entertainment Weekly Jason Kamerund, the Chief Deputy of the Carver County Police department confirmed the investigation to EW. The...
» Iran Accuses US of Theft in $2 Billion Court Ruling for Terror Victims - New York Times
21/04/16 13:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Washington Post Iran Accuses US of Theft in $2 Billion Court Ruling for Terror Victims New York Times Iran reacted furiously on Thursday to a United States Supreme Court ruling that Ir...
» Singer Prince dies suddenly at 57
21/04/16 13:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Singer Prince has died at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota at the age of 57, his publicist tells AP
» IEA: Normalized Oil Supplies Will Lead to Higher Prices
21/04/16 13:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. An International Energy Agency (IEA) official predicted the worldwide glut in oil supplies would drop in the next year or two and result in a rebound of oil prices. Global oil supplies wi...
» Грани Времени. ЮКОС: "и пораженье от победы..." - 20 апреля, 2016
21/04/16 13:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Радиопрограммы и подкасты - Радио Свобода. Михаил Ходорковский считает, что решение суда в Гааге об отмене выплаты Россией 50 миллиардов долларов по иску акционеров ЮКОСа, свидетельствует о том, что "Запад...
» US Envoy Welcomes Advances in LGBT Rights
21/04/16 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Washington's first envoy for gay rights says there is an "emerging consensus worldwide that LGBT persons should enjoy the same rights as everyone else." Randy Berry said Wednesday that hi...
» Российский хакер Грибодемон осужден в США - NEWSru.com
21/04/16 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Lenta.ru Российский хакер Грибодемон осужден в США NEWSru.com Российский хакер Александр Панин, известный также как Грибодемон, осужден в США на 9,5 годов тюремного заключения за с...
» Frederick Mayer, Jew Who Spied on Nazis After Fleeing Germany, Dies at 94
21/04/16 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. Seven years after leaving Germany with his family, Mr. Mayer parachuted into Austria as an American spy and helped to hasten the Nazi surrender.
» Outnumbered, Outranged, and Outgunned: How Russia Defeats NATO - War on the Rocks
21/04/16 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. War on the Rocks Outnumbered, Outranged, and Outgunned: How Russia Defeats NATO War on the Rocks When asked two weeks ago in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee wheth...
» Russian Movement in Syria Sparks Speculation of Large-scale Operation
21/04/16 13:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. U.S. intelligence agencies have reported the movement of Russian artillery units close to the front lines in Syria, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
» NATO Chief Says Russia Keeps 'Considerable' Military Presence In Syria
21/04/16 13:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia has kept a "considerable" military presence in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
» Russia Pursues Ties With Kurds to Keep Foothold in Region - Wall Street Journal
21/04/16 13:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Wall Street Journal Russia Pursues Ties With Kurds to Keep Foothold in Region Wall Street Journal The Russian government says it has sent troops to fight alongside Kurdish units in no...
» Российско-израильские отношения. Досье - ТАСС
21/04/16 12:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. ТАСС Российско-израильские отношения. Досье ТАСС ТАСС-ДОСЬЕ /Эльнара Гулиева/. 21 апреля в Москве запланированы переговоры премьер-министра Израиля Биньямина Нетаньяху и президента...
» Ukraine President: Sanctions Against Russia Must Remain - ABC News
21/04/16 12:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Moscow Times (registration) Ukraine President: Sanctions Against Russia Must Remain ABC News Ukraine's president said Thursday that sanctions against Russia must stay in place as ...
» Москва уродская
21/04/16 12:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from SvobodaRadio's YouTube Videos. From: SvobodaRadio Duration: 00:00 "Пирамиду" на Пушкинской площади сносили из эстетических соображений. Как обозначить то, что нагромоздили вместо нее? Что вообще появля...
» Russia cracks down on Crimean Tatars - Deutsche Welle
21/04/16 12:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Deutsche Welle Russia cracks down on Crimean Tatars Deutsche Welle It is the hardest blow that the Crimean Tatars have suffered since Russia's annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula in...
» EU-Turkey Refugees Deal Continues to Draw Criticism
21/04/16 12:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Controversy continues over the recent agreement between the European Union and Turkey to deport newly arrived migrants in Greece back to Turkey. There are still nearly 46,000 refugees and...
» Putin's National Guard May Gain Right to Shoot at Crowds
21/04/16 12:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. The newly created National Guard could be given the power to shoot into crowds of people under proposals from State Duma deputies.
» Pakistan Army Chief Dismisses Top Officers for Corruption
21/04/16 12:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pakistan’s powerful military chief, General Raheel Sharif, has dismissed a group of top officers from service over corruption charges. A lieutenant-general, one major-general, and three b...
» Snowden files Norway lawsuit over award
21/04/16 12:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Lawyers for Edward Snowden file a lawsuit to seek guarantees that Norway will not extradite him to the US if he visits to receive an award.
» VIDEO: Obama: 'Syria ceasefire is fragile'
21/04/16 12:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. President Obama has been meeting Gulf Arab leaders at the Gulf Cooperation Council in Saudi Arabia.
» Pakistan sacks 2 generals, 4 other officers for corruption
21/04/16 12:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The Pakistani army chief on Thursday sacked six officers, including two generals, after they were convicted in a court martial for corruption, officials said.
» Iran denounces as 'theft' U.S. ruling awarding Iran money to bomb victims: TV
21/04/16 12:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has denounced as "theft" a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that almost $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American families of those killed in the 19...
» Rostov Plane Crash Investigators Propose New Training on Aborted Landings
21/04/16 12:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Russian air accident investigators probing the March 19 crash of FlyDubai flight 81 at Rostov-on-Don are recommending aircrews undergo additional training on how to abort landings, amp...
» Israel bans special women's prayer at key holy site - Fox News
21/04/16 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Times of Israel Jerusalem Post Israel News Israel bans special women's prayer at key holy site Fox News JERUSALEM – Washington Post JERUSALEM — Israel's attorney general has banned...
» UK warns gay travellers about US laws
21/04/16 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. The UK government warns LGBT travellers to be careful in the US due to laws affecting LGBT people in North Carolina and Mississippi.
» Iran Denounces U.S. Supreme Court Ruling As 'Theft'
21/04/16 12:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Iran has denounced as "theft" a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Tehran must pay nearly $2 billion in frozen assets to victims and families of those killed in Iran-sponsore...
» Trump: transgender people have right to choose bathroom – video
21/04/16 12:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. The LGBT community received an unlikely endorsement on Thursday with Republican frontrunner Donald Trump telling NBC’s Today show that transgender people should be allowe...
» Russia Pursues Ties With Kurds to Keep Foothold in Region
21/04/16 11:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The Russian government says it has sent troops to fight alongside Kurdish units in northwestern Syria and is providing weapons to Iraqi Kurds, in a tactic that could upstage a long-standing U.S. alliance with...
» Snowden to take Norway to court to secure free passage
21/04/16 11:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. OSLO (Reuters) - Edward Snowden will sue the Norwegian state in a bid to secure free passage to the Scandinavian country, a Norwegian law firm representing the former U.S. spy contract...
» Turkish appeals court overturns 'Ergenekon' coup plot convictions
21/04/16 11:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's appeals court has overturned coup plot convictions imposed in 2013 on a retired military chief and scores of senior figures in a case then regarded as clipp...
» Belgium wants EU deal with Turkey to halt foreign fighters
21/04/16 11:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Belgium wants a European Union agreement with Turkey to monitor the movement of foreign fighters after an airport suicide bomber slipped through the security net.
» Exclusive: Egyptian police detained Italian student before his murder - sources
21/04/16 11:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. (Reuters) - An Italian student who was tortured and murdered in Egypt had been detained by police and then transferred to a compound run by Homeland Security the day he vanished, intel...
» Obama Expresses ‘Serious Concerns’ About Iran in Saudi Meeting
21/04/16 11:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. The U.S. continues to have “serious concerns” about Iran’s behavior even after the watershed nuclear deal last year, President Barack Obama said on Thursday during meeting h...
» Russia Pursues Ties With Kurds
21/04/16 11:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The Russian government says it has sent troops to fight alongside Kurdish units in northwestern Syria and is providing weapons to Iraqi Kurds, in a tactic that could upstage a long-sta...
» Donald Trump: Transgender People Should Be Allowed to Use Bathroom of Their Choice - Mediaite
21/04/16 10:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN Donald Trump: Transgender People Should Be Allowed to Use Bathroom of Their Choice Mediaite Donald Trump During an NBC Today town hall Thursday, Donald Trump said he had no p...
» Pakistan army sacks six top officers
21/04/16 10:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. At least six high-ranking Pakistani army officers, including a lieutenant-general and major-general, are sacked amid corruption allegations.
» Obama: U.S., Gulf States To Fight IS, Deescalate Regional Tensions
21/04/16 10:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. President Barack Obama has said the United States and its Gulf allies have pledged to continue working together to fight the extremist group Islamic State (IS) and d...
» Ex-premier Sali Berisha calls on Albanians to get armed
21/04/16 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The former prime minister, Sali Berisha, has called on Albanians to arm themselves because the government is failing to confront crime.
» Владимир Путин росчерком пера лишил Рамзана Кадырова “личной армии” – новости онлайн на On Kavkaz
21/04/16 10:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Прямые последствия на Северного Кавказа, и в первую очередь, для Чечни и ее главы Рамзана Кадырова, имеет недавнее решение Владимира Путина о создании на базе ...
» Рамзан Кадыров из затяжного конфликта с ФСБ вышел победителем и с влиятельным союзником – новости онлайн на On Kavkaz
21/04/16 10:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Для Чечни наиболее значимыми событиями этой весны стали назначение Рамзана Кадырова на пост врио главы республики и создание Владимиром Путиным Национальной гв...
» Israeli PM to discuss with Russia’s Putin closer military coordination | Reuters
21/04/16 10:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he had arrived to Moscow to discuss closer military coordination to avoid incidents between Israel a...
» The 100 Most Influential People in the World | TIME
21/04/16 10:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. TIME presents its annual list, from artists and leaders to pioneers, titans and icons Source: The 100 Most Influential People in the World | TIME
» 9:58 AM 4/21/2016 - Headlines: Russian Civil-Aviation Authority Clips Kadyrov's Wings | Владимир Путин росчерком пера лишил Рамзана Кадырова "личной армии" - новости онлайн на On Kavkaz
21/04/16 10:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from RUSSIA and THE WEST - РОССИЯ и ЗАПАД. Russian Civil-Aviation Authority Clips Kadyrov's Wings Владимир Путин росчерком пера лишил Рамзана Кадырова "личной армии" - новости онлайн на On Kavkaz Рамзан Кадыров...
» VIDEO: 'There's nothing left. Only rubble'
21/04/16 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. At least 570 people are now known have died after the magnitude-7.8 quake hit Ecuador last Saturday.
» UN Hears Major Differences on Global Approach to Drug Use
21/04/16 09:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Jamaica defended its decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana. Iran said it seized 620 tons of different types of drugs last year and is helping protect the world fro...
» Facts about Britain’s record-breaking Queen Elizabeth II
21/04/16 09:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. On Thursday, Queen Elizabeth II became first British monarch to reach the age of 90. It’s just one of many milestones the queen has marked in her nine decades. Here’s a look at some other numbers re...
» Dutch intelligence agency warns of violent extremists threat
21/04/16 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. A Dutch intelligence agency has warned that the Netherlands faces a complex threat from violent extremists returning from Syria, those prevented from travelling to fight overseas, and people radical...
» India ranked low in Press Freedom Index - The Hindu
21/04/16 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. India ranked low in Press Freedom Index The Hindu India ranks an abysmally low at 133 among 180 countries in the latest annual World Press Freedom Index, which says Prime Minister Nare...
» 10 Things to Know for Thursday
21/04/16 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 9:32 a.m. EDT. Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
» C.I.A. to Pay Death Benefits to Relatives of Terror Victims
21/04/16 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Glen Doherty in an undated photograph. He was among four Americans killed in the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. The C.I.A. has secured funds to pay death benefits to his family a...
» Trump's Unpopularity Could Put GOP House Control in Danger - NBCNews.com
21/04/16 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NBCNews.com Trump's Unpopularity Could Put GOP House Control in Danger NBCNews.com The path for Democrats to win control of the House of Representatives is steep and complicated,...
» New Russian Elections Chief Calls Off Vote Said Marred By Fraud
21/04/16 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The new chief of the Russian Election Commission on April 20 responded to allegations of fraud in an election in a Moscow suburb and called off the vote.
» Iran Not Seeking Entry to U.S. Financial System, Envoy Says
21/04/16 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said American officials must do more to assure other countries that they could do business in Iran without risking penalties.
» China eyes deeper military ties with Afghanistan
21/04/16 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIJING (Reuters) - China wants to have deeper military ties with Afghanistan, including counter-terrorism intelligence cooperation and joint drills, a senior Chinese officer told a vi...
» VIDEO: Yemen's bitter conflict explained
21/04/16 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Talks aimed at resolving the conflict in Yemen are scheduled to restart in Kuwait on Thursday.
» Immigrants Fuel Silicon Valley Startups
21/04/16 09:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. America's high-tech center of Silicon Valley, near San Francisco, continues to grow, and much of the energy is coming from immigrant entrepreneurs. VOA's Mike O'Sullivan spoke with the im...
» Israels Secret Weapon Against Terror - Daily Beast
21/04/16 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Daily Beast Israels Secret Weapon Against Terror Daily Beast Despite Monday's bus bombing, terror incidents have waned. Is the $100 million a year the U.S. spends on the Palestinian Au...
» Russian Panel Finds Pilot Actions Led To Rostov-On-Don Plane Crash
21/04/16 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia's Inter-State Aviation Committee issued an interim report on a Dubai airliner crash at Rostov-on-Don last month, confirming that it occurred because of the pilots'...
» US official questions China's intentions in South China Sea - Washington Post
21/04/16 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Breitbart News US official questions China's intentions in South China Sea Washington Post HANOI, Vietnam — U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken says China's massive land recl...
» Obama to Reassure Gulf Partners
21/04/16 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. President Barack Obama will meet with leaders from the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council, in an effort to repair relations and bridge differences over issues ranging from Iran to the...
» More than 55 percent of Chinese now live in urban areas
21/04/16 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. China’s government says an increasing proportion of its citizens are becoming town and city dwellers, with more than 55 percent now living in urban areas.
» Lavrov Visits Armenia Amid Sporadic Firing Around Nagorno-Karabakh
21/04/16 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is heading to Armenia on April 21 amid a flare-up of violence between Armenian-backed separatists and Azerbaijani forces over the b...
» Obama, Gulf Partners Meet on Path Forward to Stabilize Middle East
21/04/16 09:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. President Barack Obama and Gulf state leaders are meeting in Riyadh on ways they can work more closely to help stabilize the conflict-ridden Middle East region, despite differences o...
» NATO: Efforts to stem migrant flows making a difference
21/04/16 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says efforts to stem the tide of migrants seeking the shores of Europe are working.
» NATO says number of migrants ‘significantly down’ just after news that 500 may have drowned
21/04/16 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. NATO’s Secretary General urged authorities not to abandon efforts prematurely, though, because human smugglers were still active.
» Obama Aims to Reassure Persian Gulf Allies in Saudi Arabia
21/04/16 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Mr. Obama and his counterparts were expected to discuss ways to promote regional security, efforts to defeat terrorist groups and how best to deal with Iran.
» U.S. Jails Russian Creator Of Malware Used To Drain Bank Accounts
21/04/16 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A U.S. court has sentenced a Russian man accused of creating a computer virus that infected more than 1.4 million computers in order to steal bank account data to 9 ½ yea...
» Obama Seeks Gulf Help Against Islamic State
21/04/16 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The US President is asking America's historic allies for greater cooperation in the fight against Islamist militants.
» Diplomat: USS Donald Cook's approach to Kaliningrad attempt to pressure Russia - TASS
21/04/16 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. TASS Diplomat: USS Donald Cook's approach to Kaliningrad attempt to pressure Russia TASS BRUSSELS, April 20. /TASS/. USS Donald Cook's approach to the Russian westernmost Baltic ...
» How the World’s Most Influential People Influence Each Other
21/04/16 09:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. You know that Barack Obama and Donald Trump won’t be golfing together anytime soon. are at odds. And that the FBI’s James Comey and Apple’s Tim Cook spent the spring preparing to square off i...
» Iran: no output freeze until it restores pre-sanctions level
21/04/16 09:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. A senior energy official says Iran won’t consider a production freeze until it reaches its pre-sanctions level of output of 4.2 million barrels a day.
» Pakistan Army Chief 'Fires Top Officers' Over Corruption
21/04/16 09:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Pakistan's army chief General Raheel Sharif has reportedly dismissed at least 11 military officers from service over corruption charges.
» NATO Chief Says Cease-Fire Key to Peace in Syria
21/04/16 09:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday the nearly two-month-old cease-fire in Syria is "under strain," but still represents the best chance at a peaceful solution to the country's cris...
» Russia needs to quit Ukraine before sanctions talks begin, says Poroshenko
21/04/16 09:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BUCHAREST (Reuters) - No talks on lifting Western sanctions against Russia should take place until Moscow completely withdraws its military presence from Ukraine, President Petro Poros...
» Masked Anti-Putin Protester Detained Again In Red Square
21/04/16 09:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Performance artist Roman Roslovtsev returned to Red Square to stage his latest masked protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin and a law on public gatherings. Thi...
» Turkey meets less than half EU visa waiver terms: EU official
21/04/16 09:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkey has met fewer than half the conditions for its citizens to be granted early visa-free travel to the European Union, just 10 days before a deadline for it to...
» In new Ukraine, old clan ties propel 'boy' prime minister's rise
21/04/16 09:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV (Reuters) - The rapid rise of a former provincial mayor to become Ukraine's youngest ever prime minister has stirred fears that the very system of clannish oligarchy that the 2014...
» Israeli PM to discuss with Russia's Putin closer military coordination
21/04/16 09:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Рейтер) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he had arrived to Moscow to discuss closer military coordination to avoid incidents between Israel and Russ...
» Obama’s Gulf gambit: More military aid to allies could ease regional rifts with Iran
21/04/16 09:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. But Saudi Arabia and other partners remain uneasy over nuclear deal with Iran.
» The Early Edition: April 21, 2016
21/04/16 09:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Nadia O'Mara Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. SAUDI ARABIA President Obama i...
» Владимир Путин росчерком пера лишил Рамзана Кадырова "личной армии"
21/04/16 08:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Прямые последствия на Северного К&...
» Open-Source Project Secretly Funded by CIA | Linux Journal
21/04/16 08:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. It’s fair to say that the interests of governments and the FOSS community are not always aligned. That’s not to say that the US government is out t...
» Some Celebrate National Weed Day in US
21/04/16 08:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. April 20 — ‘4/20’ — is the day thousands of people publicly enjoy marijuana while also calling for increased legal access to it Source:...
» April 20, 2016
21/04/16 08:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. A look at the best news photos from around the world. Source: April 20, 2016
» Heat wave kills more than 160 in southern, eastern India – The Washington Post
21/04/16 08:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Temperatures are about five degrees hotter than normal, a meteorologist says. Source: Heat wave kills more than 160 in southern, eastern India – The Wash...
» Canada to introduce legislation in 2017 to legalize sale of marijuana – The Washington Post
21/04/16 08:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Justin Trudeau’s government vows to keep the drug out of children’s hands. Source: Canada to introduce legislation in 2017 to legalize sale of marijuana –...
» Obama starts talks with Gulf leaders aimed at easing strains | Reuters
21/04/16 08:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. U.S. President Barack Obama and Gulf Arab leaders started talks in Riyadh on Thursday at a summit aimed at forging joint action on perceived security threats f...
» Bill Gertz: Recent Russian Flybys Are ‘Unprecedented’
20/04/16 21:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Senior Editor Bill Gertz discussed his recent stories on recent Russian jets buzzing United States Naval ships as well as threats to our electrical grid Wednesday evening on The Ste...
» Canada to push for legal marijuana
20/04/16 21:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. The Canadian government will introduce legislation next year that would make the sale of marijuana legal, its health minister says.
» The Latest: Death toll from weekend quake in Ecuador at 570
20/04/16 21:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The latest on the impact of the Ecuadorean earthquake (all times local):
» EU Granted Asylum To More Than 330,000 Migrants In 2015
20/04/16 21:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The European Union's statistics agency has said EU countries granted asylum to more than 330,000 migrants last year, as more than 1 million people arrived in the bloc.
» Harriet Tubman the New Face of the $20 Bill
20/04/16 21:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. African-American abolitionist and humanitarian Harriet Tubman, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom, will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. U.S Treasury Secretary Jack Lew confirme...
» Canada plans marijuana legalization by spring 2017: minister - Reuters
20/04/16 21:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Reuters Canada plans marijuana legalization by spring 2017: minister Reuters TORONTO Canada's Liberal government will introduce legislation to legalize and regulate recreational mariju...
» UK parliament condemns Islamic State violence as genocide
20/04/16 21:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British MPs voted unanimously on Wednesday for a motion declaring that Islamic State violence against ethnic and religious minorities in Syria and...
» Freedom of the World’s Media in ‘Disturbing Decline,’ Watchdog Says
20/04/16 21:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. (WASHINGTON) — Media freedom around the world has suffered a “deep and disturbing decline” due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday. ...
» Russia Bolsters Its Submarine Fleet, and Tensions With U.S. Rise
20/04/16 21:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. President Vladimir V. Putin’s military modernization has the Pentagon responding by accelerating its own “undersea capabilities” and countermeasures.
» Why a Win in a Dutch Court Is Making Vladimir Putin So Happy
20/04/16 21:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. In the summer of 2014, an international court of arbitration based in the Dutch city of The Hague issued Hage came down with an astounding ruling. The court ordered obliged the government of ...
» Palestinian wounded in Jerusalem bus bombing dies, Hamas claims him
20/04/16 21:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian militant from the occupied West Bank who was wounded when his bomb exploded on an Israeli commuter bus in Jerusalem on Monday has died, an Israeli h...
» Turkish-Syrian Border Pocket is Heart of Fight Against IS
20/04/16 21:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Kurdish and Syrian rebels launched an offensive in late March to take back a small border region between Turkey and Syria that has become a key foothold for Islamic State militants. After...
» Speedy Eye-tracking Device Seeks to Detect Concussions
20/04/16 21:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A newly-approved device using infrared cameras to track eye movements promises to help detect concussions in one minute, offering a speedy insight into whether athletes have sustained the...
» Brazil's Rousseff Will Go to UN, Denounce Impeachment Bid
20/04/16 21:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Beleaguered Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will travel to New York in a bid to rally international support against her impeachment, leaving behind a Cabinet paralyzed by political cri...
» Elite Force To Hunt El Salvador Gang Bosses
20/04/16 21:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The country's president vows to round up on-the-run gang bosses and tackle the murder epidemic that is ravaging the country.
» Op-Ed Columnist: Obama in Saudi Arabia, Exporter of Oil and Bigotry
20/04/16 21:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Saudi Shiite women react during a January protest in Qatif against the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities earlier in the week.
» Exclusive: Afghan drone war - data show unmanned flights dominate air campaign
20/04/16 21:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Drones fired more weapons than conventional warplanes for the first time in Afghanistan last year and the ratio is rising, previously unreported U.S. ...
» What is 'actual innocence' in US justice?
20/04/16 20:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Could a radical experiment save the broken US justice system?
» Russia, Iran Poised to Break Syrian Opposition Toehold in Aleppo
20/04/16 20:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russia and Iran are gearing up around the key northern Syrian city of Aleppo in what appears to be the beginning of a renewed push to shore up the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. “We...
» Today's Headlines and Commentary
20/04/16 20:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Lawfare - Hard National Security Choices. The ceasefire in Syria has all but crumbled after government forces assaulted a rebel-held town and left dozens dead. The town of Maarat al-Noaman has been protest...
» Arab Youth Survey: Islamic State Will Fail
20/04/16 14:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Despite growing desperation in the region, "an overwhelming majority" of young Arabs reject the beliefs of the Islamic State group, according to a new Arab Youth Survey. The survey by ASD...
» Canada to introduce marijuana legislation in spring 2017
20/04/16 14:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Canada’s health minister says legislation to legalize marijuana will be introduced next spring.
» Food Stamp Beneficiaries Dip Below 45 Million for First Time in Nearly Five Years
20/04/16 14:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as food stamps, dipped below 45 million for the first time in nearly...
» Who Was Harriet Tubman?
20/04/16 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Harriet Tubman Born: In Maryland in 1822; was named Araminta Harriet Ross. Marriage: In 1844, she married a free black man named John Tubman. Escape: Accounts suggest at the age of 27, Tu...
» The 'deep and disturbing decline' in global press freedom
20/04/16 14:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. For the first time since rankings began, media freedom in Africa is better than the Americas.
» NATO and Russia Reaffirm Mutual Loathing
20/04/16 14:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. The first Russia-NATO Council meeting since relations were ruptured two years ago by Russia's actions in Ukraine produced only recriminations.
» Russia Wins $50 Billion Yukos Battle, But War's Not Over
20/04/16 14:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. A Dutch court on Wednesday overturned an arbitration award of $50 billion to former Yukos shareholders, but the ruling won't end the litigation.
» The Putin myth: the Russian leader isn’t nearly as powerful as you think – Vox
20/04/16 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Buying into the myth of an all-powerful Putin strengthens him and weakens us. Source: The Putin myth: the Russian leader isn’t nearly as powerful as you ...
» Putin’s Propaganda Machine Is Meddling With European Elections – Bloomberg
20/04/16 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. It was the kind of crime that sears the soul, the gang rape of a 13-year-old ethnic Russian girl by a trio of immigrants in Germany. Source: Putin’s Prop...
» Nato-Russia Council talks fail to iron out differences | World news | The Guardian
20/04/16 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Secretary general Jens Stoltenberg says two sides have ‘profound disagreements’ after first meeting in nearly two years Source: Nato-Russia Council talks fail ...
» Top 10 books on Vladimir Putin’s Russia | Books | The Guardian
20/04/16 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Michael Honig wrote fiction to depict the catastrophic rise and rule of Putin in Russia, but found the most inspiration in terrifying nonfiction accounts Sourc...
» Obama Admin Unsure If Iran Spent $3 Billion in New Cash on Terrorism
20/04/16 14:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Obama administration officials disclosed Tuesday that Iran has been granted access to about $3 billion in unfrozen assets in the months since the nuclear agreement was implemented, ...
» Senator Impersonates a Sheep When Voting ‘Nay’ on the Senate Floor
20/04/16 14:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A United States Senator brought some entertainment to the Senate chamber on Tuesday by impersonating a sheep when voting against an amendment on the Senate floor. The animal sound w...
» Russia’s Network-Centric Warfare Experiment in Syria
20/04/16 14:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. Since Russia’s military operation in Syria commenced in September 2015, a number of features indicated a degree of experimentation with advanced weapons an...
» Biden discusses 'frustration' with Israeli government
20/04/16 14:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. On Friday, Obama invited college student activists from J Street to meet with him in the Oval Office. And Monday night, the administration sent two heavy hitters, Vice President Bid...
» Judge Rejects Challenge to Searches of Emails Gathered Without Warrant
20/04/16 14:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Federal Bureau of Investigation. The ruling is notable because some lawmakers want to require agencies to get a warrant before searching emails for an American’s name or email address.
» Meet the Frontrunner: Donald Trump
20/04/16 14:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Fresh off winning the New York primary in resounding fashion, here’s a quick highlight reel of Republican frontrunner Donald J. Trump. The post Meet the Frontrunner: Donald Tr...
» Trump, Clinton win big in NY, push closer to nomination
20/04/16 14:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to resounding victories in Tuesday's New York primary, with Trump bouncing back from a difficult stretch in his Republican campa...
» FBI, NYPD Arrest More Than 30 Alleged Gang Members in Public Housing Raids - NBC New York
20/04/16 14:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. NBC New York FBI , NYPD Arrest More Than 30 Alleged Gang Members in Public Housing Raids NBC New York More than 30 members of rival drug gangs in East Harlem were arrested overnight in r...
» Obama goes to Saudi Arabia to rebuild relationship strained by Iran, Islamic State and 9/11
20/04/16 14:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. President Barack Obama begins a delicate mission Wednesday both to reinforce his strategic aims in the Middle East and to ease tension with an aggrieved longtime ally, Saudi Arabia.
» NATO-Russia Council meeting for first time since 2014
20/04/16 14:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. The NATO-Russia Council convened Wednesday for the first time in nearly two years, with the U.S.-led alliance planning to object to what it deems provocative and dangerous actions by Mos...
» Britain announces national training for war on terror
20/04/16 14:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 20, 2016, 3:23 PM (IDT) More than one million British citizens who work in crowded urban areas will be trained by police how to respond to a terrorist attack. The yearly plan to be an...
» President Obama Faces Contentious Visit to Saudi Arabia
20/04/16 14:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. Barack Obama in Saudi Arabia: Tension will be on full display on Wednesday when the president travels to ‘the kingdom’. What should we expect?
» Carter pushes Gulf states to give more aid to Iraq
20/04/16 14:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met Wednesday with the defense ministers of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Cooperation Council countries to discuss what additional support the Arab nat...
» New ISIS ‘Kill List’ Names American Muslim Leaders
20/04/16 13:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. Three American Muslim leaders were named in the latest so-called ISIS kill list in an effort to inject fear into the men and their families.
» The uneasy alliance between Obama and Republicans over the Sept. 11, Saudi Arabia bill
20/04/16 13:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. Many Republicans are finding themselves on the same side as President Obama in the Sept. 11 victims versus Saudi Arabia debate.
» Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia amid rift between Riyadh, Washington
20/04/16 13:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. April 20, 2016, 5:06 PM (IDT) US President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday in Riyadh for a series of meetings with Saudi leaders aimed at reducing the tensions between the two countries and incre...
» Open-Source Project Secretly Funded by CIA - Linux Journal
20/04/16 13:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Open-Source Project Secretly Funded by CIA Linux Journal Just like any large organization, the CIA usually prefers to use an off-the-shelf solution when it's available. But what does it ...
» 7 Predictions For How The Internet Will Change Over The Next 15 Years
20/04/16 13:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. Earth won't be the only planet with Internet access; a machine may start doing your job; privacy will become a commodity. What else?
» Former CIA Agent Reveals What It's Really Like to Be a Spy - Popular Mechanics
20/04/16 13:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Popular Mechanics Former CIA Agent Reveals What It's Really Like to Be a Spy Popular Mechanics The complex life of a CIA officer is unveiled in this fascinating AMA on Reddit, which reve...
» Obama Admin Awards $270K to Controversial Islamic Charity
20/04/16 13:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The Obama administration has awarded $270,000 to an Islamic charity that has been outlawed by some governments for its support of the terror group Hamas and other jihadist organizat...
» Vladimir Lenin: Positives top 50 percent for first time in Russian poll
20/04/16 13:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Just in time for his 146th birthday this weekend, a majority of Russians in a new poll now say that Soviet dictator Vladimir Lenin played a largely positive role ...
» Death toll in Kabul blast climbs to 64
20/04/16 13:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The death toll from Tuesday’s attack on an Afghan intelligence agency office in Kabul rose to 64 Wednesday afternoon, with 347 others injured, government officials said.
» Russia's Putin and Germany's Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis
20/04/16 13:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the Ukraine crisis by phone on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement.
» Brazil's Rousseff seeks international stage against impeachment in N.Y. trip
20/04/16 13:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Beleaguered Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has changed her plans and will attend a U.N. event on Friday in New York to make her case against an impeachment pro...
» Russian editor who printed revelations on Putin circle to take leave
20/04/16 13:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - The editor-in-chief of Russia's RBC media group, whose outlets published revelations about the commercial interests of people in the circle of Russian President Vlad...
» U.S. Supreme Court Rules Iran Must Pay $2 Billion To Terror Victims
20/04/16 13:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Iran must pay nearly $2 billion in frozen assets to victims and families of those killed in Tehran-sponsored terrorist attacks.
» NATO, Russia Hold Highest Level Talks For Almost Two Years
20/04/16 13:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. NATO ambassadors resumed talks with their Russian counterpart in Brussels on April 20, ending a nearly two-year hiatus that followed the forcible Russian annexation of Uk...
» Iran, Islamic State on Agenda as Obama Visits Saudi Arabia
20/04/16 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday in Saudi Arabia where he is expected to discuss with King Salman a range of issues, including Saudi rival Iran, the conflict in Yemen and eff...
» A Dutch Court Just Let Russia Off a $50 Billion Payout to Yukos Shareholders - Fortune
20/04/16 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Fortune A Dutch Court Just Let Russia Off a $50 Billion Payout to Yukos Shareholders Fortune In a victory for Moscow, a Dutch court on Wednesday overturned an order that Russia pay $5...
» NATO, Russian Officials Meet For First Time in Two Years
20/04/16 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The NATO-Russia Council has convened for the first time since 2014, with recent tensions between Russia and the United States high on the agenda. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg s...
» Dutch Court Overturns $50 Billion Ruling in Yukos Case - New York Times
20/04/16 13:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. BBC News Dutch Court Overturns $50 Billion Ruling in Yukos Case New York Times LONDON — In a major victory for the Russian government, a Dutch court on Wednesday overturned an award o...
» Russia ignores Obama's plea for Syria ceasefire, shifts forces to Aleppo - Fox News
20/04/16 13:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Fox News Russia ignores Obama's plea for Syria ceasefire, shifts forces to Aleppo Fox News Despite President Obama's call Monday urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to maintain a ...
» Gay clubbing and stoic activism in Russia’s homophobic heartland
20/04/16 13:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Coda Story report from the industrial city of Samara where the one remaining LGBT rights organisation provides invaluable support – discreetly It is late in Samara, an industrial hub...
» Top 10 books on Vladimir Putin's Russia
20/04/16 12:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. I used fiction to depict the catastrophe that the president has inflicted on Russia, but these terrifying stories about him include much nonfiction The Russia of President Vladimir P...
» Nato-Russia Council talks fail to iron out differences
20/04/16 12:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Secretary general Jens Stoltenberg says two sides have ‘profound disagreements’ after first meeting in nearly two years Nato and Russian officials held the first meeting for nearly t...
» Trump, Clinton Edge Closer to US Presidential Nominations
20/04/16 12:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, edging closer to winning their parties' U.S. presidential nominations after decisive wins in New York's nominating contests, are now ...
» US Officials Say Russia Preparing For Aleppo Offensive As Syria ‘Ceasefire’ Collapses
20/04/16 12:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here .
» Post-Crash Era for Russia Means Tying Budget to $40-$50 Oil - Bloomberg
20/04/16 12:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Bloomberg Post-Crash Era for Russia Means Tying Budget to $40-$50 Oil Bloomberg “With this rule, the Russian government is trying to break the vicious dependence of the economy on oil...
» US, European Leaders to Hold Summit in Germany
20/04/16 12:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with leaders from the United States, France, Britain, Germany and Italy next week for an informal meeting expected to cover topics including Syria, L...
» Panama Papers: More Trouble For The West Than Russia - Forbes
20/04/16 12:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Forbes Panama Papers: More Trouble For The West Than Russia Forbes While the leaks revealed that Putin's close associates moved up to $2 billion through offshore companies, allegation...
» 11:57 AM 4/20/2016 - Headlines: New York Celebrates Clinton, Trump Victories
20/04/16 12:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NEWS: The World and Global Security Review. 4.20.16 W NEWS: The World and Global Security Review: 9:33 AM 4/20/2016 - Headlines: April 19, 2016 NEWS: The World and Global Security Review: 9:50 AM 4/20/2016...
» Ukraine Central Bank Gets Tough With Owners of Private Banks
20/04/16 11:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Ukraine will closely track assets belonging to owners of banks to stop offering of sweetheart loans to shareholders – practice that helped bankrupt 40 percent ...
» The U.S. props up Syria’s sham cease-fire – The Washington Post
20/04/16 11:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. As long as Mr. Obama counts on Mr. Putin to cooperate, violence will continue. Source: The U.S. props up Syria’s sham cease-fire – The Washington Post
» Russia warns U.S. over Baltic maneuvers, ready to take ‘necessary’ action | Reuters
20/04/16 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Russia’s envoy to NATO accused the United States of trying to put pressure on Moscow by sailing a U.S. guided-missile destroyer near Kaliningrad last wee...
» China Wants Ships to Use Faster Arctic Route Opened by Global Warming
20/04/16 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Journey from Shanghai to Hamburg via Arctic route is 2,800 nautical miles shorter than going by Egypt’s Suez canal Source: China Wants Ships to Use Faste...
» Queen Elizabeth II, No Stranger to Full Agenda, Pencils In a 90th Birthday – The New York Times
20/04/16 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Befitting a workhorse who carried out 341 engagements last year, Elizabeth kicked off celebrations on Wednesday in a dutiful display. Source: Queen Elizabeth I...
» The ISIS Files: What Leaked Documents Reveal About Terror Recruits – NBC News
20/04/16 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Files on more than 4,000 fighters provide a deeper understanding of who signed up for ISIS. Source: The ISIS Files: What Leaked Documents Reveal About Terror R...
» A cold-eyed view of allies has left Obama with few overseas friends – The Washington Post
20/04/16 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. The president’s honesty at home could make for some awkward moments this week with foreign leaders. Source: A cold-eyed view of allies has left Obama with few ...
» A cold-eyed view of allies has left Obama with few overseas friends - The Washington Post
20/04/16 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . A cold-eyed view of allies has left Obama with few overseas friends The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail yo...
» The U.S. props up Syria’s sham cease-fire - The Washington Post
20/04/16 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The U.S. props up Syria’s sham cease-fire The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as th...
» 9:33 AM 4/20/2016 - Headlines: April 19, 2016
20/04/16 09:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NEWS: The World and Global Security Review. 4.20.16 W April 19, 2016 Dutch court overturns $50 billion Yukos award against Russia | Reuters Dutch Court Quashes $50 Billion Yukos Shareholders' Award - ABC N...
» Russia Moves Artillery to Northern Syria, U.S. Officials Say – WSJ
20/04/16 09:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Deployment is a sign, the officials say, that Moscow and the Assad government are preparing for a return to full-scale fighting. Source: Russia Moves Artillery...
» Why Russia Harasses U.S. Aircraft | Stratfor
20/04/16 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Moscow is using a common military tactic to discourage Washington from operating in strategic regions. Source: Why Russia Harasses U.S. Aircraft | Stratfor
» More Than Half of Russians Want New Soviet State – Poll | News | The Moscow Times
20/04/16 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. More than half of Russians would like to see the restoration of the Soviet Union, according to a poll released Tuesday. Source: More Than Half of Russians Want...
» The Early Edition: April 20, 2016
20/04/16 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Nadia O'Mara Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA   Syria ceasefi...
» Why Russia Harasses U.S. Aircraft
20/04/16 09:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . A Russian Su-24 jet makes a close-range and low-altitude pass near the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea on April 12. Russia sometimes uses close interceptions to deter U.S. craft without sparking outright co...
» Russia Moves Artillery to Northern Syria, U.S. Officials Say
20/04/16 09:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Russia has been moving artillery units to areas of northern Syria where Assad government forces have been massing, raising U.S. concern that the two allies may be preparing for a return to full-scale fighting...
» NATO and Russia to meet, but grievances remain | Reuters
19/04/16 17:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Russian and NATO envoys are unlikely to ease the worst tensions since the Cold War very much when they meet on Wednesday in their highest-level talks on securi...
» How allegations of Saudi Arabia’s ties to 9/11 plotters became a problem for Obama, again – The Washington Post
19/04/16 17:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. Obama’s trip to Saudi Arabia prompts renewed scrutiny of 2001 attacks. Source: How allegations of Saudi Arabia’s ties to 9/11 plotters became a problem f...
» Kenyan Musical Brings African Folklore to Life
19/04/16 17:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – newyorkwebtimes.com. A popular Kenyan cartoon series, Tinga Tinga Tales, has been adapted into a live musical performance. In the stage version, the actors dress up as animals and ...
» US Supreme Court Split on States' Ability to Sue Another
19/04/16 17:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. Supreme Court is divided over whether one U.S. state is allowed to sue another. The justices split 4-4 Tuesday over whether to overturn a 27-year-old Supreme Court precedent that...
» IS Terror Group Raises Millions from Plundered Relics
19/04/16 17:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The Islamic State (IS) may have raised as much as $100 million by digging up and selling priceless antiquities from territory it controls, according to experts consulted by a U.S. congres...
» Kerry, Zarif Meet In New York
19/04/16 17:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are meeting in New York.
» Ivory Coast Architecture School Promotes Local Design Heritage
19/04/16 17:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. In Ivory Coast, the National Order of Architects has opened the country’s first professional architecture school, meaning students no longer have to go abroad to learn the trade.  In addi...
» AC and DC Power Systems May Become Integrated
19/04/16 17:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. More than a century after the world embraced alternating current, AC, as the main electric energy supply system, direct current, DC, is coming back. Thanks to modern technology, the two s...
» Nato believes there is 'justified concern' Isis will carry out nuclear attack in Europe
19/04/16 17:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Independent - Europe. Experts say the terror group are trying to obtain biological and nuclear materials