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  • Ukraine says it destroyed military vehicles that crossed from Russia

    Ukraine's president said Friday that the country's forces destroyed "a significant part" of a Russian military convoy that crossed into Ukrainian territory during the night, a charge denied by Russia. The accusation came amid escalating tension over a...
  • Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy

    KIEV/BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of hitting a refugee convoy of buses with rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, killing people trapped in the burning vehicles, but the separatists denied responsibility....
  • Great War touched Orlando from far across the seas

    As decades roll by, events seem to move closer together in the telescope of time. While the 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues, historians remind us it's been a century since the beginning — on July 28, 1914 — of World War I, also...
  • Ukraine says it destroyed much of Russian military convoy that crossed border

    MOSCOW Ukrainian forces partly destroyed a Russian military column inside Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko said Friday, but Russia insisted that no military vehicles had entered the neighboring country. "The majority of the vehicles were destroyed...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Ironton Rail Trail Loop Run, Perk Up Half Marathon

    IRONTON RAIL TRAIL RUN 1 Lace up for the 13th annual Ironton Rail Trail 5-Mile Loop Run at 5 p.m. Saturday at Saylor Park in Coplay. The event, benefiting the trail and Coplay Community Days, features a mostly shaded run through the borough and...
  • Group of Russian aid trucks moving towards border with Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY Russia (Reuters) - Sixteen trucks that are part of a massive Russian aid convoy for Ukraine left the parking lot in western Russia where the convoy has been waiting for days and headed in the direction of the Ukrainian border, a...
  • Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say

    Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say
    When Ryan James Yezak's workplace hosted a blood drive a few years back, he told his boss he would be happy to donate. Then the West Hollywood resident found out that as a gay man, he was banned for life from giving blood under a federal regulation...
  • Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages

    Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine will meet next week in Minsk, the capital of neighboring Belarus, to discuss the combat consuming eastern Ukraine and Kiev's diplomatic turn toward the European Union that sparked the conflict. Russian President...
  • Russia and Ukraine reach deal over aid convoy

    MOSCOW Russia and Ukraine have reached an agreement on sending humanitarian aid to the embattled city of Luhansk, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says. "Thanks to the support from the international community, we managed to avoid an escalation...
  • Finnish president hopes Ukraine aid convoy can pave way for ceasefire

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Friday he hoped a Russian humanitarian aid delivery to eastern Ukraine would pave the way for a ceasefire between the government and pro-Russian rebels there. Speaking after talks with...
  • Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational

    Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational
    A Russian convoy carrying aid for civilians trapped in separatist-controlled Luhansk in eastern Ukraine diverted from its agreed route to the Ukrainian border Thursday, drawing warnings from Kiev that it will be blocked "with all the forces available"...