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U.S., Europe Impose Tough New Sanctions on Russia

Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties…

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Argentina in Last-Ditch Effort to Avert Default

Argentina’s government said Monday it will make another effort to reach a deal with U.S. creditors ahead of a looming deadline that risks sending the country into its second default…

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Ukraine Claims More Territory As Fight Intensifies

Ukraine said on Monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-Russian rebels, advancing towards the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could…

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Judge Strikes Down DC Ban On Handguns Outside Home

A federal judge struck down the District of Columbia’s ban on carrying guns outside of a person’s home, concluding it violates Second Amendment rights. The ruling from U.S. District Judge…

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Fighting Complicates Ukraine Crash Probe

State department shows images rockets Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was downed further complicated an investigation on Sunday as Europe and the United States prepared economic…

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More Than 50 Killed In Benghazi, Tripoli Clashes

Foreign diplomats leave At least 36 people were killed in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi where Libyan Special Forces and Islamist militants clashed on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical…

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Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk Resigns; Coalition Collapses

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk abruptly resigned Thursday afternoon as Kiev’s ruling parliamentary coalition fell apart. In a brief statement, Yatsenyuk told Parliament, “I announce my resignation in connection with…

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Train Carrying MH17 Bodies Reaches Ukraine City

Lax security at crash site hampers investigations A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on…

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