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  • Ford workers to get $6,900 in profit-sharing checks

    DETROIT Ford will pay $6,900 in profit sharing to its 50,180 United Automobile Workers employees based on North American profits after the automaker reported global earnings of $3.2 billion for the year after a rough fourth quarter. Fourth-quarter net...
  • Rachel Marsden: Spies not as informed as you would think

    Rachel Marsden: Spies not as informed as you would think
    Federal prosecutors have filed espionage charges against three Russians allegedly working for Russia's foreign intelligence service, SVR. The only one without diplomatic immunity was arrested in the Bronx, N.Y., on Monday, while the other two have left...
  • Ukraine separatists claim key new victory is within grasp as they surround key railway hub

    Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they have almost fully encircled government forces in a town that hosts a strategic railway hub, putting them within grasp of a decisive new victory. Eduard Basurin, the deputy commander of the...
  • Pathologist tells Litvinenko inquiry that radiation made autopsy the most hazardous ever

    The body of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was so radioactive that his post-mortem was "one of the most dangerous" ever undertaken and the isotope that killed him so rare it would not have been discovered by a normal autopsy, a pathologist said...
  • Russia suspends role in Europe's human rights watchdog after again being stripped of vote

    Russia has extended its walkout from Europe's human rights watchdog after again losing its right to vote over the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on Wednesday voted to renew sanctions against Russia, which...
  • Putin goes all in as Ukraine fights for funding to avert default

    Vladimir Putin is playing for keeps in Ukraine and he might bankrupt the country to get what he wants. As fighting flares anew in the 10-month-old conflict and the death toll mounts, that's the assessment of analysts in Ukraine and New York, as well as...
  • U.S. says it's ready to press Russia amid renewed Ukraine unrest

    Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said the U.S. is "prepared to do more" to press Russia after battles between Ukrainian troops and separatists intensified to the deadliest in almost five months. Speaking in Kiev on Wednesday, Lew reiterated plans for as...
  • Russian government details how it will cut spending 10 pct in face of economic crisis

    The Russian government, facing its worst economic crisis in a decade, on Wednesday detailed how it intends to cut spending over the next three years in all parts of the economy except military and social programs. Russia's economy has been battered by...
  • How Ukraine's outgunned 'cyborgs' lost Donetsk airport

    How Ukraine's outgunned 'cyborgs' lost Donetsk airport
    The Ukrainian platoon commander sat in a burned-out armored vehicle on the edge of the Donetsk airport runway with the body of his comrade in the driver's seat next to him. He could hear the separatist fighters who had killed the man just yards away in...
  • Russian foreign minister: Moscow meeting of Syrian gov't, opposition should help peace talks

    Russia's foreign minister says Moscow consultations between representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition should help pave the way for a peaceful settlement. Sergey Lavrov told participants of the meeting that support for Syria as a...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un looks set to visit Russia in May

    North Korea's Kim Jong Un looks set to visit Russia in May
    After three years in power, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks set to make his first trip abroad in May.  On Wednesday, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported that Kim had accepted an invitation from Russia to attend a ceremony in Moscow...