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  • Congress hears testimony on Cuban criminal pipeline

    WASHINGTON — Cuba's role in enabling a criminal pipeline to Florida must be examined as the United States moves to restore relations with the Communist-led island, the leader of a key congressional panel said Thursday. Jeff Duncan, chairman of the...
  • Cyberattacks pose growing threat to U.S., intelligence chief says

    Cyberattacks pose growing threat to U.S., intelligence chief says
    Despite the danger posed by Islamic State and other extremist groups, the nation's top intelligence official warned Thursday that sophisticated cyberattacks like the recent hack of Sony Pictures posed a greater threat to the United States. The threat...
  • 2015 Ford Edge starts production; adds more plant jobs

    Ford has invested $565 million and on Thursday was set to confirm it is adding another 400 jobs on top of the 1,000 previously announced at its plant in Oakville, Ontario, to make the new 2015 Ford Edge. The midsize utility vehicle has been completely...
  • Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons

    Ukraine, separatists say they are pulling back heavy weapons
    Ukrainian defense officials and leaders of the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine announced Thursday that they were moving tanks and other heavy weaponry away from the front lines in a belated effort to abide by the conditions of a European-...
  • Put Vladimir Putin on trial for war crimes

    Put Vladimir Putin on trial for war crimes
    Wild man Sen. John McCain is turning the tables on his old torturers. "Look, Russia is a gas station masquerading as a country," he said last year. "It's kleptocracy. It's corruption. It's a nation that's really only dependent upon oil and gas for their...
  • Cyber threats expanding, new US intelligence assessment says

    The U.S. has elevated its appraisal of the cyber threat from Russia, the U.S. intelligence chief said Thursday, as he delivered the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers facing the country. "While I can't go into detail here,...
  • Ukrainian POWs dig out bodies of comrades killed at airport

    Ukrainian POWs in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk began a task Wednesday that strained their hearts as well as their muscles: digging through the rubble to retrieve the bodies of fellow soldiers killed last month in the bitter battle for the city's...
  • Putin paradise becomes economic no-go zone where cash rules

    MOSCOW Nearly a year after Russia annexed Crimea, Moscow's man here, Oleg Saveliev, is struggling with a seemingly mundane task: paying bills. Like everyone on this disputed Black Sea peninsula, the minister for Crimea is living in an economic no man's...
  • Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by 'end of week'

    Russia could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week if it does not get further payments from the country, state-owned gas company Gazprom said Thursday. Spokesman Sergei Kupriyanov said in televised remarks that "if no new funds...
  • EU unveils vast plan to merge 28 energy markets

    The European Union's executive has unveiled a vast plan to boost coordination between the EU's 28 national energy markets to wean Europe off unstable Russian gas supplies and provide cheaper energy for consumers. European Commission Vice President...
  • Russian court refuses to release Ukrainian prisoner

    A Russian court on Wednesday refused to release a Ukrainian prisoner whose fate has attracted global attention. Moscow's City Court turned down an appeal by Nadezhda Savchenko's lawyers, ruling that she should remain behind bars pending an investigation....