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  • Obama cancels meeting with Putin after Russia grants Snowden asylum

    Obama cancels meeting with Putin after Russia grants Snowden asylum
    WASHINGTON – President Obama has canceled plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the country’s decision to offer temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked secret...
  • Al Qaeda group is operating on ransom money from the West

    Al Qaeda group is operating on ransom money from the West
    WASHINGTON — Dominik Neubauer stared into the camera, the steel barrel of an assault rifle pointed at his head. A Yemeni "tribe" had taken him hostage, the 26-year-old Austrian student said in English, a tear rolling down his left cheek. If they...
  • Glendale teacher, student to travel to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion

    Glendale teacher, student to travel to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion
    A Glendale High School teacher and student will travel to Normandy, France, this summer for an institute marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces on the territory’s beaches. Beginning in late June, Glendale High history...
  • 10 things you might not know about bicycles

    By most accounts, the Divvy bike-sharing program has had a strong start, but it's likely to face a major test as it goes through its first Chicago winter. The Italian pro cycling team Lampre-Merida has its own share of troubles after more than 100 bikes...
  • Obama: Russia a 'regional power' losing influence because of Crimea

    Obama: Russia a 'regional power' losing influence because of Crimea
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- President Obama disputed the idea that Russia is the United States’ No. 1 geopolitical foe, dismissing Moscow as a “regional power” and arguing that the invasion of Crimea “indicates less influence, not...
  • U.S. preparing more sanctions, which Russia calls 'unacceptable'

    U.S. preparing more sanctions, which Russia calls 'unacceptable'
    WASHINGTON  - The White House on Tuesday condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and said it was preparing a fresh round of sanctions in response to the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War. "More is coming,"...
  • Russia signs treaty to annex Ukraine's Crimea region

    Russia signs treaty to annex Ukraine's Crimea region
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin defied Western warnings and signed a treaty to annex Ukraine's Crimean peninsula Tuesday, while accusing the United States and its allies of going too far in luring post-Soviet nations away from...
  • U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea

    U.S. and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...
  • Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama

    Shaping a response to Russia will be a high-stakes test for Obama
    WASHINGTON — Planned as a springtime tour with a modest itinerary — affording time to chat with the pope, admire the Rembrandts and take in the Colosseum — President Obama's weeklong trip to Europe instead has become a high-stakes test...
  • Congress to debate Ukraine aid amid worries about Russian troops

    Congress to debate Ukraine aid amid worries about Russian troops
    WASHINGTON — As the Senate prepares to take up an aid package for Ukraine this week, congressional Republicans on Sunday called for stronger sanctions against Moscow amid heightened concerns about a Russian troop movements. “It's deeply...
  • U.S., allies to skip Sochi summit, meet in Brussels

    U.S., allies to skip Sochi summit, meet in Brussels
    President Barack Obama and major industrialized allies warned Vladimir Putin of damaging economic sanctions if he takes further action to destabilize Ukraine and also agreed to hold their own summit, skipping a planned G8 meeting in Sochi. Leaders of...