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  • Ukraine's parliament approves austerity laws needed for draft budget

    Ukraine's parliament backed on Sunday the final reading of laws that will simplify tax legislation and impose additional duties on imports, improving the chances a 2015 budget will be approved soon as required by the country's Western backers. Voting was...
  • AirAsia Flight 8501: Search resumes for plane that carried 162 people

    AirAsia Flight 8501: Search resumes for plane that carried 162 people
    The search for a missing AirAsia passenger jet with 162 people aboard has resumed as the sun rises in Indonesia, an official has told reporters. "God willing, we can find it soon," 1st Adm. Sigit Setiayana, the naval aviation center commander at the...
  • Russia must influence separatists to end Ukraine crisis, says Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the Russian government on Sunday to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to implement a ceasefire plan agreed in Minsk in September aimed at ending the conflict. Planned talks involving Russia,...
  • Dave Barry 2014 year in review

    It was a year of mysteries. To list some of the more baffling ones: A huge airliner simply vanished, and to this day nobody has any idea what happened to it, despite literally thousands of hours of intensive speculation on CNN. Millions of Americans...
  • AirAsia jet missing on flight from Indonesia to Singapore; 162 aboard

    AirAsia jet missing on flight from Indonesia to Singapore; 162 aboard
    An AirAsia Indonesia commercial flight to Singapore with 162 people on board was missing Sunday after it lost contact with air traffic controllers, according to the airline and aviation officials. Indonesian rescue teams were searching for QZ8501, an...
  • Ukrainian Village bank robber sought

    Ukrainian Village bank robber sought
    Authorities are seeking a man who robbed a bank in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood Friday afternoon. The robbery happened at 4:54 p.m. at the PNC branch at 2100 W. Chicago Ave., according to the FBI. The robber, a white man in his 30s between 5...
  • Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap hundreds of prisoners

    Ukrainian authorities and separatists exchanged hundreds of prisoners of war on Friday, a spokesman for President Petro Poroshenko said, part of a 12-point plan aimed at ending the pro-Russian uprising in the east of the country. The agreement to swap...
  • Kiev, rebels exchange POWs; trains, buses to Crimea suspended

    Ukraine's government and pro-Russian separatists on Friday exchanged hundreds of prisoners of war while Kiev said it would suspend all train and bus service to Crimea, effectively creating a transportation blockade to and from the region. The agreement...
  • Russia says to supply coal, electricity to Ukraine

    Russia has agreed on a new deal to supply coal and electricity to Ukraine, which is struggling with a lack of raw fuel for power plants due to a separatist conflict in the industrial east, Russian officials said on Saturday. The move comes a day after...
  • New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Friday. NATO...
  • Ukraine suspends trains to Crimea, citing security concerns

    Ukraine's state rail company Ukrzaliznytsia said on Friday it would suspend passenger and cargo train services to the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March, due to security concerns. Ukrzaliznytsia said cargo trains would be...