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  • US dispatches elite troops to train Ukrainians

    WASHINGTON Hundreds of elite American paratroopers on Monday began training Ukrainian soldiers in the highest-level training mission the United States has yet to undertake in that Eastern European nation. The Pentagon said that the assignment of 300 "Sky...
  • Environmentalist flees Russia, citing fears for children

    Russia's leading environmentalist, whose fierce campaigning once threatened the interests of some of the country's richest men, has moved to Estonia to ensure she is not separated from her children. Yevgenia Chirikova, 38, is best known for a 2010...
  • Sepp Blatter tells World Cup detractors to 'stay at home'

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter says politicians who are unhappy with Russia hosting the 2018 World Cup should "stay at home" during the tournament. A group of U.S. senators have asked FIFA to move the tournament out of Russia to supplement international...
  • Sport federations' chief Marius Vizer attacks IOC

    The head of the association representing international sports federations launched a scathing attack on the IOC on Monday, accusing the Olympic body of running a system that is "expired, outdated, wrong, unfair and not at all transparent." With IOC...
  • Iran framework could yield Middle East nuclear proliferation

    A robust national discussion on the recently presented framework regarding the Iranian nuclear program is critical and congressional review is essential. First, we need to be clear: There is no nuclear agreement with Iran. We are told a framework exists...
  • Russia criticizes Canada for sending troops to Ukraine

    Russia called Canada's decision to send 200 military trainers to Ukraine "counterproductive and deplorable" on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Canada announced 200 soldiers will be posted in western Ukraine, joining U.S. and British soldiers early this summer....
  • US troops arrive in Ukraine for training exercises

    About 300 US Army paratroopers on Friday arrived in Ukraine for training exercises with national guard units, a move criticized by Moscow and eastern Ukraine's Russia-backed separatist rebels. The troops, from the Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade,...
  • Yeezus! Kanye West, Kim Kardashian among Time's 100 most influential

    Yeezus! Kanye West, Kim Kardashian among Time's 100 most influential
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have topped yet another list: They're among this year's Time 100 most influential people. The "Yeezus" rapper and the reality star top the "titans" section of the magazine's 12th annual list, released Thursday. West...
  • 5 arguments Republicans are using to try and defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016

    It's on. With Hillary Rodham Clinton's formal entry into the 2016 presidential race last Sunday, the arguments against her candidacy made by her Republican rivals have already begun to take shape. In part, that's because there was little question that...
  • Putin confident on economy, offers to mend ties with West

    Russia has weathered the worst of its economic troubles and is on the road to recovery, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marathon call-in TV show, offering to normalize ties with the West if it treats Moscow as an equal partner and not a...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    UN Security Council gets graphic briefing on suspected Syria chlorine attacks U.N. Security Council members were moved to tears Thursday as the first eyewitness to the latest suspected chlorine attacks on civilians in Syria emerged from the country to...