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  • Ukraine's interim president issues ultimatum to separatists in east

    MOSCOW -- Vowing that the Russian takeover of Crimea would not be repeated elsewhere in the east of his country, Ukraine’s interim president gave separatists until Monday to lay down their arms and surrender government buildings they have seized...
  • Reader Feedback April 13: Ragin, NCAA, Gov. McAuliffe and more

    •Jim, Yorktown: OK, Daily Press, it's time to let this Ragin mess go. After days of oversized pictures, bold headlines and lengthy articles, your readers have had enough. Yes, it was a heinous crime, but it's time to turn to something else. Your...
  • More Russian incursions would hurt Ukraine economy: central bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia's further incursions into eastern Ukraine would have serious macroeconomic consequences, destabilizing banks and crimping Ukraine's national output, the central bank governor said on Sunday. Many of Ukraine's biggest...
  • Blackstone stepping back from stake in SeaWorld

    Blackstone stepping back from stake in SeaWorld
    The Blackstone Group continues to trim its stake in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., the Orlando-based theme-park owner it bought in late 2009. After shedding another 19 million shares last week — 1.75 million of which were bought back by SeaWorld...
  • Manhattan DA opens probe into Port Authority, Christie administration

    HACKENSACK, N.J.— The Manhattan district attorney has launched a wide-ranging investigation into the Port Authority, issuing a subpoena for communications between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office and agency officials, a source familiar with...
  • Armenian president names speaker as new prime minister

    YEREVAN (Reuters) - Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan appointed parliament speaker Hovik Abrahamyan as the ex-Soviet republic's new prime minister on Sunday, replacing a six-year veteran who resigned after protests against his pension reform. Former...
  • Iraq insurgents use water as weapon after seizing dam

    FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - Insurgents in Iraq have added water to their arsenal of weapons after seizing control of a dam in the west of the country that enables them to flood certain areas and prevent security forces from advancing against them. The...
  • Rowland Pleads Not Guilty; Lawyer Promises He Will Be 'Fully Vindicated'

    Rowland Pleads Not Guilty; Lawyer Promises He Will Be 'Fully Vindicated'
    NEW HAVEN — John G. Rowland pleaded not guilty Friday to seven campaign fraud charges for which he was indicted a day earlier, and his lawyer promised an aggressive defense that will leave Connecticut's previously convicted, three-term governor...
  • Kuwait opposition calls for elected government, reforms

    KUWAIT (Reuters) - An opposition group in Kuwait, the Gulf Arab country with the most open political system, has set out a wide-ranging proposal for reform including parties, an elected government and greater powers for parliament. The Opposition...
  • Libyan prime minister quits after one month, citing violence

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's interim prime minister handed his resignation to parliament on Sunday, just one month into the job, saying gunmen had tried to attack his family. Abdullah al-Thinni's resignation adds to the growing chaos in Libya, where the...
  • Citing armed protesters, BLM returns seized cattle to Nevada rancher

    Citing armed protesters, BLM returns seized cattle to Nevada rancher
    After spending a week whisking away nearly 400 cattle they said were illegally grazing on federal land in the Nevada desert, officials facing a battalion of protesters with horses and guns decided to free those cattle in a stunning reversal Saturday...