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  • Ukraine accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid trucks reach rebel city

    MOSCOW Ukraine accused Moscow of a "direct invasion" after the first Russian humanitarian aid trucks on Friday reached the eastern rebel-held city of Luhansk, reports said. Some 150 trucks earlier crossed into Ukrainian territory from a border checkpoint...
  • Russia Widely Condemned For Sending Trucks Into Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government's consent, drawing widespread condemnation Friday for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • Merkel has 'great concerns' on Russian convoy entering Ukraine: spokesman

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said in two separate phone calls on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko that she was concerned that a Russian humanitarian aid convoy crossed into Ukraine...
  • Silence surrounds Colombia's 92,000 disappeared: ICRC

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 92,000 Colombians have disappeared during 50 years of war and at the hands of drug gangs, and the government needs to step up efforts to find missing people, the Red Cross said. Every day nine people are...
  • Hollywood apartment fire displaces several residents

    An apartment fire Wednesday night has left several Hollywood residents searching for a place to stay. Hollywood Fire Rescue crews responded to a second-story apartment fire at 310 Scott St. around 9:20 p.m., according to the agency. The fire had...
  • Ukrainian rebels say they are ready for ceasefire

    Ukrainian rebels say they are ready for ceasefire
    Embattled Ukrainian separatists called for a truce Saturday after government troops surrounded their main stronghold of Donetsk, and a reported attempt by Russia to send in an armored aid convoy spurred warnings from Kiev, Britain and the United States....
  • Kiev accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid convoy crosses border

    MOSCOW (dpa) A huge Russian aid convoy entered Ukraine without an escort from the Red Cross on Friday, provoking talk of an "invasion" in Kiev. Some 100 lorries had crossed the border by 2 p.m. (1000 GMT), Russian state television reported. The...
  • Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane

    Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane
    Hawaii voters went to the polls on Saturday for the state's primary election as local authorities and residents rushed to clean up debris from one tropical storm with only a day to prepare for an approaching hurricane. Voters are to decide a Democratic...
  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • 43 killed as Ukrainian troops take 'significant' part of Luhansk

    43 killed as Ukrainian troops take 'significant' part of Luhansk
    Ukrainian government troops have taken control of "significant parts" of one of two remaining separatist-held cities in eastern Ukraine and seized a strategic railway hub needed to resupply the second, a national security spokesman announced in Kiev on...
  • Mission United program receives $2 million grant

    The United Way of Broward County has received another $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for its Mission United program that helps returning military veterans adapt to civilian life. The money came from the department's...