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3 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal
Liliya Menasheva Sadovski and Kim Boruchovitch were among 19 couples wed in Jewish ceremonies in Dnepropetrovsk's Menora Center, Sept. 14, 2014.
7 hrs ago | ABC News
An angry mob tossed a Ukrainian lawmaker into a dumpster outside the parliament building in Kiev today, taunting him and shouting obscenities. As police looked on, the protestors flipped pro-Russian Vitaly Zhuravsky into the trash bin, then held him down and threw a car tire and water onto him before he was finally able to escape.
11 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a... The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in... A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field is expected to appear in a Florida court. The criminal case stemming from a drunken boat ride on the Hudson River that took the lives of a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man is ending.
15 hrs ago | Boston Herald
Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. The ratification vote, draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine's crisis, which resulted in the ousting of the president, the annexation of Crimea by Russia and a war with the Russia-backed separatists that has killed more than 3,000 people.
16 hrs ago | Russia Taday
The Ukrainian parliament has approved laws on special status for the Donetsk and Lugansk Regions, as well as amnesty for those participating in the hostilities. The special status law has received 277 'yes' votes from a total of 450 MPs, while the amnesty law was approved by 287 parliamentary members.
A resident of the Artema suburb of Sloviansk, Ukraine, in the rubble of what used to be her summer kitchen, in July 2014. Photo: UNHCR/Iva Zimova 12 September 2014 - The United Nations World Food Programme is rolling out its first operation in Ukraine, providing food assistance to vulnerable people affected by the conflict with distributions in transit centres and public shelters in Donetsk and Luhansk in the country's east.
A teacher surveys the damage at her kindergarten from shelling in the village of Novosvitlivka, one of more than a dozen eastern Ukraine locales hit in a resurgence of artillery firing on Sunday and Monday. A teacher surveys the damage at her kindergarten from shelling in the village of Novosvitlivka, one of more than a dozen eastern Ukraine locales hit in a resurgence of artillery firing on Sunday and Monday.
Soldiers of special battalion "Azov" talk to a colleague after arriving on rotation from the front line in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.
Ukraine should seek special trade deals with Russia as well as the European Union and consider military non-alignment to help stabilize its economy and secure peace, top business leaders convened by the World Economic Forum said on Monday. The group, including top executives from Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the EU, agreed at a gathering in Switzerland on Sunday on a 10-point plan to end a conflict that has cost over 3,000 lives.
Rescue workers and local residents remove debris of an apartment building near Donetsk hit by an air strike. The war-torn Donetsk region's self-styled leaders say the situation there is now "extremely serious."
Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today. Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula.
The United States and the European Union have announced a new round of sanctions, but analysts see the measures having more of a long-term impact than an immediate one. Canadian politician and journalist Chrystia Freeland was one of the moderators at the Yalta European Strategy conference , which took place in Kyiv on September 11-13.
Kiev: The pro-Russian party that ruled Ukraine under ousted president Viktor Yanukovych said on Sunday it would boycott next month's parliamentary polls and form an "opposition government" to fight for regional powers and against Kiev's westward course. The decision by the once-dominant Regions Party came as top politicians formed leadership lists for the October 26 election that was called early to regain people's trust after two decades of post-Soviet corruption and economic malaise.
Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, following a cease-fire agreement signed Sept.
After months of bombardments that left them short of water, power and basic supplies, many residents of the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk breathed a sigh of relief at the arrival of desperately needed aid. People queue to receive food served by volunteers in the eastern city of Avdiyvka, north of Donetsk, Ukraine.
Pro-Russian militants take a break at a checkpoint close to where shelling continued Sunday between pro-Russian forces and the Ukrainian army in the village of Olenivka, some 30 kms south of Donetsk on the way to Mariupol, eastern Ukraine. Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption Pro-Russian militants take a break at a checkpoint close to where shelling continued Sunday between pro-Russian forces and the Ukrainian army in the village of Olenivka, some 30 kms south of Donetsk on the way to Mariupol, eastern Ukraine.
Mikhail Savulchik dragged on a cigarette as he pointed to the small pieces of shrapnel taken out of his bandaged legs. They rested on his wheelchair.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:42 pm
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