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  • Obama, Ukrainian prime minister to meet for Crimea talks

    Obama, Ukrainian prime minister to meet for Crimea talks
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama is scheduled to host the new Ukrainian prime minister at the White House on Wednesday as the U.S. and allies prepare for a coming referendum on whether the Crimea region of the European nation should become independent....
  • Chicago voters want gun limits, no taxi fare hikes

    Chicago voters want gun limits, no taxi fare hikes
    Chicago voters weighed in on three city referendums Tuesday, with a majority coming out in favor of keeping firearms out of restaurants that serve alcohol and limiting the size of gun magazines, and most taking a dim view of raising taxi fares,...
  • Russians take Ukraine's last land base in Crimea amid evacuation talks

    Russians take Ukraine's last land base in Crimea amid evacuation talks
    MOSCOW -- Russian troops stormed and captured the Ukrainian military’s last remaining land base in Crimea on Monday, a Ukrainian official said. The Russian commandos, backed by two helicopters and three armored personnel vehicles, attacked a...
  • Transgender rights bill could be petitioned to referendum

    Transgender rights bill could be petitioned to referendum
    The day after the state legislature extended civil rights protections to transgender people, the group that successfully petitioned same-sex marriage to the ballot in 2012 threatened to petition the transgender protections, too.  MdPetitions.org sent...
  • Pro-Russia protesters seize buildings in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators on Sunday seized at least three government buildings in industrial cities of eastern Ukraine, which has been plagued by demonstrations in favor of stronger ties to Moscow. Early in the day several hundred demonstrators...
  • Provincial election loss may herald death of Quebec separatism

    Provincial election loss may herald death of Quebec separatism
    Parti Quebecois suffered its worst provincial election defeat in 44 years on Monday, spurring debate throughout Canada on whether the party's signature goal of Quebec independence is dead. Politicians and pundits took to the airwaves Tuesday to proclaim...
  • Ukraine ultimatum to separatists thwarted by pro-Russia police

    Ukraine ultimatum to separatists thwarted by pro-Russia police
    MOSCOW -- A threatened sweep by Ukrainian armed forces to oust pro-Russia gunmen occupying government buildings in eastern Ukraine failed to materialize after local police in the besieged venues apparently refused to take part in the proclaimed "anti-...
  • Group of 7, European Union warn Russia against Crimea gambit

    The leaders of Germany and Poland warned Russia on Wednesday that it has until Monday to agree to work with an international "contact group" to resolve the crisis in Ukraine's Crimea region or face immediate sanctions. At a meeting in Warsaw, Polish...
  • Obama gives assurances to Ukraine's acting prime minister

    WASHINGTON — President Obama assured acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk on Wednesday that Russia would suffer significant consequences if it stayed on its military path toward Ukraine, a threat the Pentagon bolstered by acknowledging...
  • Support the Kane County referendum

    On March 18, the residents of unincorporated Kane County will have an opportunity to vote on the Kane County Electric Aggregation Referendum. If passed, this referendum will allow the Kane County Board to potentially secure cheaper electricity for...
  • Putin: Russia may invade Ukraine to protect locals

    MOSCOW --  Russia may invade southeast Ukraine to protect the local population, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. Speaking live at his annual call-in show in a Moscow television studio, Putin implied he reserves the right to move Russian troops...