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  • Merkel urges big push on EU-U.S. free trade deal

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel made a strong plea on Thursday for the European Union and the United States to complete their talks about forming a new transatlantic free trade area. "I feel totally committed to this deal and really want to...
  • Juncker for the EU: Britain's Cameron faces the fallout of his opposition

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, July 1: Jean-Claude Juncker, former prime minister of Luxemburg, was nominated Friday as president of the powerful, 28-country European Union Commission. He was opposed only by...
  • Angry at NSA snooping, German parliament snips lines to Verizon

    BERLIN Germany's parliament said Friday it is immediately terminating use by legislators and staff of internet access through Verizon, one of the biggest U.S. telecommunications companies. The move comes a day after the German Interior Ministry said...
  • European security monitors held 32 days by Ukraine militants freed

    Four monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe who were taken hostage by pro-Russia militants in eastern Ukraine more than a month ago were freed late Thursday, the Vienna-based organization reported. The four Europeans taken...
  • Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions

    Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions
    Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of "parasites". His...
  • Exodus from eastern Ukraine as cease-fire nears end

    With a repeatedly violated weeklong cease-fire nearly over, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday called on Russia to make genuine efforts to stop the fighting between separatists and Ukrainian government troops. "Support the peace plan...
  • EU leaders signal shift from austerity of euro crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In the latest shift away from the austerity of the euro zone crisis, European Union leaders signalled at a summit that they were ready to give member states extra time to consolidate their budgets as long as they pressed ahead with...
  • Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce Among 'World's 100 Most Powerful Women'

    Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce Among 'World's 100 Most Powerful Women'
    It was the 10th anniversary of Forbes' ranking of "The World's 100 MostPowerful Women," and it came as no surprise to see Oprah Winfrey emerge as the front-runner from the entertainment sector. The media mogul came in at number 14 on the list. She also...
  • The tea party lives -- in Europe

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- While Tea Party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe their conservative cousins have just scored some spectacular victories. Commentators are...
  • Katy Perry is Cosmopolitan's first 'global cover girl'

    Katy Perry is Cosmopolitan's first 'global cover girl'
    Katy Perry is the first "global cover girl" for Cosmopolitan. That means she's featured on all 62 international editions of the magazine's July issue. (The U.S. edition hits newsstands Tuesday.) Inside, the singer is interviewed by Chelsea Handler. Why...
  • U.S. says science should settle farm debates in trade deal with EU

    By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A planned EU/U.S. trade deal should sweep away "non-scientific barriers" to U.S. sales of many genetically modified crops and some chemically treated meats in Europe, the U.S. agriculture secretary said on...