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  • Exodus from eastern Ukraine as cease-fire nears end

    With a repeatedly violated weeklong cease-fire nearly over, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday called on Russia to make genuine efforts to stop the fighting between separatists and Ukrainian government troops. "Support the peace plan...
  • Google starts forgetting in Europe. Should it do so in the U.S. too?

    Google started its forget-me-now program in Europe on Thursday, complying with an order handed down by the continent's highest court last month. Under that order, individuals can demand that Google remove links to information that they consider...
  • Retailers Selling 'Bee-Friendly' Plants Containing Bee Toxic Pesticides, Report Says

    Retailers Selling 'Bee-Friendly' Plants Containing Bee Toxic Pesticides, Report Says
    HARTFORD - Big box stores and major garden centers across the U.S. and Canada have been selling consumers plants labeled "bee-friendly" that have actually been treated with pesticides known to be toxic for bees, according to a report released Wednesday....
  • Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants

    Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants
    Many supposedly bee-friendly flowers and home garden plants being sold by major retailers have been pretreated with pesticides implicated in bee declines, according to a study by Friends of the Earth and other organizations, including the Maryland...
  • Track seafood supply to eliminate fraud [Commentary]

    Track seafood supply to eliminate fraud [Commentary]
    At the State Department's "Our Ocean" conference last week, President Barack Obama announced new plans to tackle seafood fraud and illegal fishing. Increased transparency and traceability of the seafood supply chain is a critical next step in sustaining...
  • Cyprus central bank sees shallower 2014 recession than forecast

    NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus's economy could contract less this year than the 4.2 percent expected by the euro zone country's bailout lenders, its central bank governor said on Wednesday. The European Union and International Monetary Fund, which will...
  • Europian Union And Nationalism

    Regarding George Will's column "Vote Reflects Disgust with European Union" [June 16], which charges that the misbegotten European Parliament(with 28 nations) is stifling democracy and freedom. According to friends who have lived for a long time in Germany...
  • Aid falls short for refugees in Italy: New Voices

    After his parents were imprisoned and killed by the Gambian government, the 16-year-old boy moved in with his father's family. His stay was short. His family threatened him with death, calling him a heretic. He fled across Africa, from Gambia to Libya,...
  • EU eyes simpler fiscal rules as pressure grows to boost economy

    By Ingrid Melander and Martin Santa LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union will review its fiscal rules at the end of this year to see if they can be made simpler and more efficiently used to encourage growth and jobs after years of budget...
  • Obama: U.S. backs Ukraine fight against pro-Russia separatists

    Obama: U.S. backs Ukraine fight against pro-Russia separatists
    Pledging support for a new and fragile government, President Obama told Ukraine’s president-elect Wednesday that the U.S. will continue to back Kiev's fight against separatists. "The United States is absolutely committed to standing behind the...
  • Paleo, vegan, gluten-free -- the only certainty about health trends is their reversal

     Paleo, vegan, gluten-free -- the only certainty about health trends is their reversal
    During my last visit to Los Angeles, in March, I chronicled my meals by the dietary restrictions of my dining companions. For breakfast one day, I ate in Los Feliz with four friends who were varying degrees of gluten-free. One had suddenly discovered a...