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  • Dutch experts identify 23 Ukraine plane victims

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Twenty-three victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have been identified so far, the Dutch-led forensic team working on their remains said Friday. Those identified include 18 Dutch, two Malaysians, a Canadian, a German and a Briton, Justice Ministry spokesman Jean Fransman...

  • Western farmers take hit from Russia food ban

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian diners won't be able to find creamy Dutch cheeses or juicy Polish apples in the grocery store or cook up chicken from the United States — the result of a Russian ban on most food imports from the West. Although the U.S., Canada and the European Union together will take...

  • Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine

    TRENTON, Ontario (AP) — Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia. Defense Minister Rob Nicholson said Thursday that Canada will deliver helmets, ballistic eyewear, protective vests, first aid kits, tents and...

  • Russia retaliates on West's sanctions over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia retaliated Thursday for sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine by banning most food imports from the West, dealing a blow to Europe that also takes aim at hurting the U.S., Canada and Australia. In choosing to make an economic move, President Vladimir Putin signaled he isn't...

  • US: Russia impeding own people's access to food

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration dismissed Moscow's ban on Western food imports as trivial to the U.S. but warned it would hurt Russia's own population, drawing a moral contrast in an escalating diplomatic dispute with the former Cold War adversary. Hours after Russia announced the...

  • NATO pledges support to conflict-wracked Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — NATO's chief defied mounting Russian belligerence Thursday with a pledge to provide assistance to Ukraine, which is battling to quash an insurgency being waged by pro-Russia rebels in the country's east. The show of support from Anders Fogh Rasmussen comes as government...

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  • Lawyer: Snowden can stay 3 more years in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs, has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years, his lawyer said Thursday. Snowden last year was granted temporary asylum of one...

  • Tensions grow in Ukraine over Russia troop buildup

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The steadily advancing Ukrainian army is setting its sights on the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, while Western officials on Wednesday warned that a Russian military buildup on Ukraine's border could herald a major incursion to protect the separatists....

  • Obama: US sanctions are straining Russian economy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that U.S. sanctions levied against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are working but that Washington would face a much different set of questions about how to respond if Moscow invaded eastern Ukraine. Western officials warn that a...

  • Report: Russia to block US agricultural imports

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States. The full list of...

  • Obama: 'I'm bound by the Constitution'

    President Obama on Wednesday dismissed charges that he broke the law by going around Congress on issues ranging from health care to immigration.

  • Expert wants to help nab Russian password thieves

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The hackers are a tight knit group, 10 or 11. They live in a Russian town, and have real jobs. But in their down time, the cybercriminals have spent the past seven months gathering a hoard of personal data, stealing 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet...

  • Farm Bureau president scoffs at Vladimir Putin's agriculture import ban

    In response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's move to limit U.S. agricultural imports, American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman responded by saying, in effect, "What, you think this bothers us?"



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