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  • U.N. disabilities treaty deserves ratification

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities should not be controversial: It requires equal access for the disabled and bans discrimination against them in all countries that sign on. There is no question that the Senate should ratify it. The only issue is why it has any opponents at all.
  • Ukraine retakes 3 towns near crash; U.N. says downing may be war crime

    Ukraine retakes 3 towns near crash; U.N. says downing may be war crime
    Ukrainian troops recaptured three towns from pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Monday as they advanced toward the Malaysia Airlines crash site, where international investigators have been thwarted from examining the scene of the July 17...

    Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs

    Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs
    Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating...

    US sales to Russia have only risen since sanctions imposed

    WASHINGTON In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir Putin's, an odd thing has happened: U.S. exports to Russia have risen. U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that...

    Britain cuts EU migrants' access to welfare payments

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday set out new welfare rules to cut access to social security payments for migrants from the European Union, the latest in a string of British measures aimed at addressing voter concern...