7:58 AM 4/17/2016 – Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks in Brief

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» Iraqi Forces Fight Islamic State Militants For Shi’Ite Town
17/04/16 07:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Shi’ite militia fighters, backed by Iraqi government forces, battled Islamic State militants around Al-Bashir in Kirkuk Province on April 15. The town, with a mostly Turk…

» Police: Alabama officer shot, suspect dead following chase
17/04/16 07:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 7:34 a.m. EDT. FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a police officer has been shot and the suspect has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot….

» Supreme Court Hears Case on Protecting Illegal Immigrants From Deportation – Wall Street Journal
17/04/16 07:46 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. Wall Street Journal Supreme Court Hears Case on Protecting Illegal Immigrants From Deportation Wall Street Journal Tech entrepreneur Cris Mercado still keeps the envelope that he…

» Iran displays new Russian missile parts
17/04/16 07:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News – World. Iran uses its Army Day to display parts of a long-awaited S-300 air defence system ordered from Russia after sanctions were lifted last year.

» Parts Of S-300 Missile System Unveiled At Iranian Army Parade
17/04/16 07:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Iran has showcased parts of S-300 air-defense missile systems ordered from Russia during its annual National Army Day parade in Tehran.

» At Least 77 Killed in Ecuador Earthquake
17/04/16 07:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The death toll from the powerful earthquake in Ecuador has risen to 77.  Hundreds are injured. Vice President Jorge Glas said the toll is likely to rise as reports from around the country…

» Powerful Earthquake Hits Ecuador
17/04/16 07:44 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The death toll from the powerful earthquake in Ecuador has risen to 77. Hundreds are injured. The U.S. Geological Survey says the shallow 7.8 magnitude quake struck late Saturday along th…

» 4.1-15.16 – Recent Posts
16/04/16 19:52 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review. The World Web Times – wwtimes.com |  Links The World Web Times wwtimes.com Mike Novas Shared NewsLinks 9:42 AM 4/15/2016: When will Russia break? Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:53:52 +0000 LIN…

» 1:49 PM 4/16/2016 – Headlines: Protesters Nationwide Denounce Big Money in US Politics
16/04/16 19:51 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review.   Protesters Nationwide Denounce Big Money in US Politics Your Conversation On The Bus Or Train May Be Recorded : All Tech Considered : NPR Iran pushes U.S. for more access to …

» OSCE Warns of Intensified Fighting in Ukraine’s Separatist East
16/04/16 19:50 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government troops has increased sharply in eastern Ukraine in defiance of calls to observe a year-old peace agreement, the head of a…

» Upcoming Elections Energize Young Voters in New York City
16/04/16 19:49 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. In New York City, opinions on the U.S. presidential candidates are as diverse as the city itself. Some New Yorkers are pro-Donald Trump, like Jane Jimenez. “I think he’s a good businessma…

» US: North Korean missile launch a ‘catastrophic’ failure
16/04/16 19:49 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. A North Korea missile launch meant to celebrate the birthday of the country’s founder ended in failure, U.S. defense officials said, an embarrassing setback in what was reportedly the inaugural test…

» Suicide crisis in Attawapiskat – Reuters
16/04/16 19:49 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. Reuters Suicide crisis in Attawapiskat Reuters People take part in a march and candlelight vigil in the Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario, Canada, April 15, 2016. Ove…

» At the Vatican, Sanders blasts ‘immoral’ wealth inequality
16/04/16 19:48 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 7:19 p.m. EDT. VATICAN CITY (AP) — Bernie Sanders issued a global call to action at the Vatican on Friday to address "immoral and unsustainable" wealth inequality and pove…

» EU referendum: Boris Johnson accuses Barack Obama of ‘hypocrisy’ – BBC News
16/04/16 19:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. Telegraph.co.uk EU referendum: Boris Johnson accuses Barack Obama of ‘hypocrisy’ BBC News Boris Johnson has accused Barack Obama of “hypocrisy” over his support for the UK remaining in…

» As oil output falls, Libya is on the verge of economic collapse
16/04/16 19:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. New unity government has made resurrecting the oil industry a priority. But militias might stand in its way.

» How Brazil’s impeachment process works
16/04/16 19:46 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. President Dilma Rousseff faces an impeachment vote in the Chamber of Deputies on Sunday, the first step toward a trial.

» John Kerry On Simulated Attack Of Russian Jets: Reckless, Provocative, Dangerous – Tech Times
16/04/16 19:44 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. Tech Times John Kerry On Simulated Attack Of Russian Jets: Reckless, Provocative, Dangerous Tech Times Tension arose in the Baltic Sea when two Russian jets flew past an American destr…

» U.S. Plans to Step Up Military Campaign Against ISIS
16/04/16 19:43 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. People fled their homes during fighting between Iraqi security forces and the Islamic State in Hit, a city in the Anbar Province, on Wednesday.

» Saudis warn of economic reprisals if Congress passes 9/11 bill – CNN
16/04/16 18:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. CNN Saudis warn of economic reprisals if Congress passes 9/11 bill CNN (CNN) Saudi Arabia is warning it will sell off billions in American assets if the U.S. Congress passes a bipartis…

» 9 Guantánamo Prisoners From Yemen Are Sent to Saudi Arabia – New York Times
16/04/16 18:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. New York Times 9 Guantánamo Prisoners From Yemen Are Sent to Saudi Arabia New York Times The United States’ outpost at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, where 80 detainees remain in the wart…

» Afghan Civilians Killed in Raid
16/04/16 18:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Twelve people were killed when Afghan and U.S. forces conducted a raid on the house of a suspected al Qaeda member in east Afghanistan, Afghan and U.S. sources said.

» Raul Castro presents grim portrait of Cuban reforms
16/04/16 18:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 6:11 p.m. EDT. HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a grim report on the state of the country on Saturday, saying that the communist bureaucracy had failed to implement most …

» IMF Urges Continued Low Interest Rates, More Spending, Reforms
16/04/16 18:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Financial officials from around the world are pledging a stronger effort to stimulate the sluggish economy. In a communique issued Saturday, members of the International Monetary Fund sai…

» Iranian FM Prods US on Bank Restrictions
16/04/16 18:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Iran’s foreign minister said Saturday that Washington should do more to remove obstacles to the Islamic Republic’s ability to do business with non-U.S. banks. Mohammad Javad Zarif said Ir…

» German Comic Who Lampooned Erdogan to Extend Break From TV Show
16/04/16 18:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The move by Jan Böhmermann seemed intended to tamp down a debate that erupted two weeks ago after he broadcast a lewd poem about the Turkish president.

» U.S. Releases Nine Guantanamo Prisoners to Saudi Arabia
16/04/16 18:23 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The U.S. has released nine more prisoners from its base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and sent them to Saudi Arabia for resettlement, officials said.

» Bangladeshi Editor, 81, Is Accused in Plot to Kill Leader’s Son
16/04/16 15:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The arrest of the editor, Shafik Rehman, is the latest in a string of criminal proceedings against journalists in Bangladesh.

» 2:50 PM 4/16/2016 – Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks 1:49 PM 4/16/2016 Headlines: Protesters Nationwide Denounce Big Money in US Politics
16/04/16 15:21 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review. LINKS Mike Nova’s Shared NewsLinks 1:49 PM 4/16/2016 Headlines: Protesters Nationwide Denounce Big Money in US Politics mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review….

» Pope Visits Migrants on Lesbos
16/04/16 15:18 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pope Francis visited the Moria detention camp on the island of Lesbos Saturday.   Adults and children broke down in tears at the sprawling fenced complex on the Aegean island, pleading fo…

» AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
16/04/16 15:18 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 2:46 p.m. EDT. Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you …

» Pope Francis meets refugees and migrants in Lesbos – video
16/04/16 15:18 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Pope Francis arrives in the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday to highlight the humanitarian crisis unfolding across Europe. The Pope is greeted by hundreds of cheering m…

» Angela Merkel Must Go – Huffington Post
16/04/16 15:17 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. Huffington Post Angela Merkel Must Go Huffington Post Daniel Williams Author of “Forsaken: The Persecution of Christians in Today’s Middle East,” available from O/R Books. German Chanc…

» Bernie Sanders Meets with Pope Francis: ‘It Was a Real Honor’
16/04/16 15:17 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. ROME — U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told The Associated Press that he met briefly with Pope Francis at the papal residence Saturday and said it was a “real honor” to call on “on…

» Kerry Asks Russia For Help In Syria Cease-Fire
16/04/16 15:17 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has asked Russia’s foreign minister for help in getting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to stop violating the cease-…

» Obama’s power over immigration drives Supreme Court dispute
16/04/16 15:16 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 2:46 p.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) — The raging political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United Sta…

» On one Havana street, gentrification exposes old inequality
16/04/16 15:16 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Halfway down Calle Habana, a crumbling two-story colonial building is being painstakingly restored by a Cuban-American businessman who fled as a child after the 1959 revolution. On the corner, brigh…

» AP Explains: Why Brazilian president faces impeachment
16/04/16 15:16 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is facing possible impeachment by Congress, with the lower Chamber of Deputies expected to vote on the measure on Sunday. The effort comes amid an angry public moo…

» Iranian, Turkish Presidents Discuss Syria, Bilateral Trade
16/04/16 15:15 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani held an official meeting in Ankara on April 16 with the Syrian conflict and bilateral tra…

» Pentagon chief: US eyes ways to step up Islamic State fight
16/04/16 15:15 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he’ll talk with his commanders in the coming days to identify more ways the U.S. can intensify the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

» Helicopter crash reported near Baltimore-Washington Airport – Reuters
16/04/16 15:14 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. Helicopter crash reported near Baltimore-Washington Airport Reuters A helicopter crash was reported on Saturday near Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport,…

» UK Spy Chief Rues Treatment of Gay WWII Hero
16/04/16 15:14 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The head of Britain’s digital spy agency has apologized for historic prejudice against gay people while paying tribute to Alan Turing, whom he called the organization’s most famous member…

» Opinion: Syria’s Future: A Black Hole of Instability
16/04/16 15:14 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Peace talks have restarted, but Bashar al-Assad and the rebels are fighting over a state that is beyond salvaging.

» Plucked from the uncertainty of Lesbos: 12 Syrian refugees
16/04/16 15:14 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Pope Francis says his gesture is “a drop of water in the sea” of Europe’s migration crisis. Yet for 12 Syrian refugees, the pope’s decision to fly them back to Italy from Greece is an act of kindnes…

» Report: Saudis threaten U.S. over 9/11 vote – YouTube
16/04/16 15:10 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Apr 16, 2016 A report in the New York Times says that Saudi Arabia is threatening to sell off billions in U.S. assets if the U.S. Congress passes a bill that would allow 9/11 victims to sue forei…

» TV Station Stands Behind German Comedian Who Mocked Erdogan
16/04/16 14:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A German television station is pledging its full support to comedian Jan Boehmermann in any legal proceeding brought against him for mocking Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The h…

» French president vows support for Lebanon during visit – Washington Post
16/04/16 14:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. Washington Post French president vows support for Lebanon during visit Washington Post BEIRUT — French President Francois Hollande said Saturday his country will stand by Lebanon to bo…

» U.K. Spy Chief Apologizes for Agency’s Past Anti-Gay Prejudice
16/04/16 14:23 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. (LONDON) — The head of Britain’s digital espionage agency has apologized for the organization’s historic prejudice against homosexuals, saying it failed to learn from the tr…

» Dilma Rousseff’s Former Supporters in Brazil Express Disillusionment
16/04/16 14:23 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. As the president faces a possible impeachment, working-class people who brought her party to power say they feel abandoned and want a change.

» Weapons, Rights Frame Hollande’s Egypt Visit
16/04/16 14:23 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. French President Francois Hollande arrives in Egypt Sunday for a visit intended to shore up security cooperation and produce lucrative weapons deals despite sharp criticism by rights grou…

» Rousseff Works to Sway Lawmakers on Eve of Impeachment Vote
16/04/16 14:22 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. On the eve of a crucial impeachment vote in Congress, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff worked behind the scenes to buttress her coalition.

» Syria talks resume, chances seen as very slim amid violence
16/04/16 14:22 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Indirect peace talks between Syria’s warring parties have resumed in Geneva to the backdrop of escalating violence in the country’s north and a refusal by the Syrian government to negotiate a transi…

» Pope Francis Says Bernie Sanders Meeting Was Not an Endorsement
16/04/16 14:22 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. (ROME) — Pope Francis said his brief encounter Saturday with U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was a sign of good manners, “nothing more,” and hardly evidence of in…

» Today’s Headlines and Commentary
16/04/16 08:35 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Lawfare – Hard National Security Choices. Syria’s cessation of hostilities appears to be on the   verge of collapse   as government forces launched an attack on rebel positions north of Aleppo.  The  Washi…

» AP PHOTOS: The path of destruction from Japan’s earthquakes – The Washington Post
16/04/16 07:42 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . AP PHOTOS: The path of destruction from Japan’s earthquakes The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you …

» Cuba’s Path to the Future Is Shrouded in Secrecy
16/04/16 07:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Cuba’s ruling Communist Party is expected to announce a series of economic and political reforms next week that it hopes to put in place as the country prepares for the end of the Castros’ rule in…

» Top Navy official: Russian sub activity expands to Cold War level – CNN
15/04/16 18:25 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. CNN Top Navy official: Russian sub activity expands to Cold War level CNN “NATO is viewed as an existential threat to Russia , and in the post-Cold War period, the expansion of N…

» U.S. Urges Russia to Halt Assad Aleppo Attack as Truce Frays – Bloomberg
15/04/16 18:25 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. New York Times U.S. Urges Russia to Halt Assad Aleppo Attack as Truce Frays Bloomberg The U.S. is urging Russia to help halt an offensive by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces on rebe…

» 4 soldiers hospitalized after Humvee crash, 1 ‘critical’
15/04/16 18:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. One solider from an Army Reserve unit in New York is in critical condition and three others remain hospitalized after their Humvee overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike.

» Apple hits back against FBI in New York iPhone feud – San Jose Mercury News
15/04/16 18:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi – Google News. The Verge Apple hits back against FBI in New York iPhone feud San Jose Mercury News In court papers, Apple’s lawyers revived their defense of the company’s need to protect the security o…

» Budget Cuts Forcing Marines to Work Double-Time, Face Safety Threats
15/04/16 18:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Hit with $131 billion worth of budget cuts and a force reduction of 30,000, the Marine Corps is being stretched to its limits, Fox News reported Thursday. “After 15 years of hard se…

» FBI appoints new CIO from within – FedScoop
15/04/16 18:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi – Google News. FedScoop FBI appoints new CIO from within FedScoop The FBI has asked for an additional $38.3 million in the 2017 budget to fund anti-encryption technology and research — more than doubli…

» Politician Leading Charge to Impeach Brazil’s President Has His Own Legal Tangles
15/04/16 18:23 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Eduardo Cunha, the politician bringing impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to a floor vote, is himself under indictment.

» Guatemalan ex-president linked to new scandal
15/04/16 18:22 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Former Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina and his then-vice president led a criminal structure that collected at least $30 million in bribes to award a contract to build a port terminal, the cou…

» Brazil Supreme Court rejects government bid to suspend impeachment vote – swissinfo.ch
15/04/16 18:16 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. swissinfo.ch Brazil Supreme Court rejects government bid to suspend impeachment vote swissinfo.ch RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A majority of Brazil’s Supreme Court rejected on Friday a r…

» New Delhi’s Street Children Publish Newspaper
15/04/16 18:15 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Newspapers occasionally write about the plight of children living in the streets, but a group of homeless kids in India’s capital New Delhi is putting together their own monthly publicati…

» The Czech Republic is getting a new name: Czechia – Washington Post
15/04/16 18:14 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. Washington Post The Czech Republic is getting a new name: Czechia Washington Post Politicians in the Czech Republic are set to put decades of debate to an end this week by offici…

» Japan Assesses Damage After Strong Quake on Island of Kyushu
15/04/16 18:14 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Nine people were killed by the Thursday quake, and some 44,000 people were taking refuge in shelters and public buildings.

» A Witness Places Mexican Federal Police at the Kidnapping of the 43 Missing Students
15/04/16 18:13 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. A commission investigating the disappearance of 43 Mexican students says it has found a witness who puts two federal police officers, and officers from another city, at the scene of their mas…

» Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The End of Catholic Guilt
15/04/16 18:13 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Pope Francis is merely acknowledging the obvious. As before, he’s using words to change hearts.

» Russian Judge Resigns After Agreeing To Hear Case Against Putin
15/04/16 18:13 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A Russian judge who agreed to accept a lawsuit filed against Russian President Vladimir Putin has abruptly resigned.

» Fallen Russian soldier’s family mourns with medal, and questions
15/04/16 18:12 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. PALTSO, Russia (Reuters) – The 27-year-old Russian special forces officer smiles out of the picture in a flak jacket and camouflage hat. The last photo of Fyodor Zhuravlyov was taken i…

» Polish leader hails shift to Christianity 1,050 years ago
15/04/16 18:10 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Poland’s president is leading formal celebrations marking the 1,050th anniversary of Christianity in Poland with a speech declaring the baptism of Poland’s first king as the most important historica…

» Flash Flooding Hits Iran
15/04/16 18:09 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Flash flooding has hit western and southwestern Iran following days of torrential spring rainfall. (RFE/RL’s Radio Farda)

» Russia’s Lavrov and Kerry discuss Syria, Nagorno-Karabakh
15/04/16 18:09 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the Syria crisis settlement in a phone talk on Friday, Russia’s ministry sai…

» Bernie Sanders arrives at the Vatican
15/04/16 17:48 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News – World. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has arrived in Vatican City to speak at an economy and social conference.

» Man convicted in 1957 murder of 7-year-old to be freed – WGN-TV
15/04/16 17:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. Washington Post Man convicted in 1957 murder of 7-year-old to be freed WGN-TV CHICAGO — A man convicted of the 1957 murder of a 7-year-old girl learned that he will be set free. …

» Sanders calls Pope Francis a ‘visionary’ during Vatican trip – video
15/04/16 17:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders called Pope Francis a ‘visionary’ and praised his efforts to create a ‘moral economy’ during his visit to the Vatican on …

» Democrats Trade Barbs During New York Presidential Debate
15/04/16 17:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders had several sharp exchanges during Thursday’s debate in Brooklyn, New York ahead of next Tuesday’s very important New York primary.

» Man wrongly convicted in 1957 Illinois murder to be released
15/04/16 17:46 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 5:22 p.m. EDT. CHICAGO (AP) — A 76-year-old man from Washington state who a prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in the abduction and killing of a 7-year-old Illinois schoolgirl in 1957 wi…

» Read the Speech Bernie Sanders Gave at the Vatican – TIME
15/04/16 17:46 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. TIME Read the Speech Bernie Sanders Gave at the Vatican TIME Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is speaking at the Vatican Friday, praising Pope Francis and denouncing income inequality…

» Nemtsov Plaque In Yaroslavl Removed
15/04/16 17:46 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A plaque to mark the home of slain Russian politician Boris Nemtsov in the central Russian city of Yaroslavl has been removed.

» Pope Francis to lay down a moral challenge for Europe in visit to refugee island
15/04/16 17:31 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The visit will put in stark relief the continent’s decision to send migrants back across the sea.

» Unclear on US Rules, Banks, Corporations Wary of Doing Business in Iran
15/04/16 17:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Three months after the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, banks and other corporations are wary of doing business in the country due to concerns over running afoul of U.S. sanctions…

» Pakistan Rejects Allegation of Plotting Raid on CIA’s Afghan Base
15/04/16 17:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pakistan on Friday rejected as “preposterous” allegations that its spy agency had links with the Haqqani network of militants and played a role in the 2009 suicide attack on a CIA base in…

» Tensions Flare at Egypt Red Sea Islands Protests
15/04/16 17:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Tensions flared in Egypt on Friday as protests over the handover of two islands to Saudi Arabia were dispersed or prevented by security forces with tear gas and military blockades. Outsid…

» In Race to Capture Syria’s Raqqa, Assad May Have Edge
15/04/16 17:27 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria has shrunk by nearly a quarter in the past few months, but Kurds, Syrian rebels and forces loyal to embattled President Bashar al-Assad have al…

» Ex-Cop Wrongly Convicted Of ’57 Killing Is Freed
15/04/16 17:27 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News – Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Jack McCullough will be released from prison after prosecutors found evidence to overturn his conviction in the 1957 killing of Maria Ridulph

» The Obamas paid $81000 in federal taxes for 2015 – CBS News
15/04/16 17:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. CBS News The Obamas paid $81000 in federal taxes for 2015 CBS News President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama reported an adjusted gross income of $436,065 and paid $81,472 in…

» Zika Mutates Extremely Quickly, Which Is Why It’s So Scary
15/04/16 17:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. One thing that’s especially confounding about Zika is that as soon as something about the virus is understood, it comes under question. Until recently, experts believed Zika was a relatively …

» US Defense Secretary Visits Carrier in South China Sea
15/04/16 17:21 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Just a day after U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced that American sailors had conducted joint patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, the Secretary decided to go …

» US bars government employees from traveling to Acapulco
15/04/16 17:21 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The U.S. government is barring employees from traveling to the Mexican resort city of Acapulco, where a rise in homicides has made it one of the world’s deadliest cities in recent years.

» The Correspondents
15/04/16 17:12 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The Correspondents is VOA’s weekly discussion of the world’s top stories, as seen through the eyes of our dedicated reporters in the US and around the globe. Hosted by Mil Arcega, our pan…

» Russia Calls NATO’s Europe Military Buildup ‘Absolutely Unjustified’ Ahead Of First Meeting Since Ukraine Conflict – International Business Times
15/04/16 17:12 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. International Business Times Russia Calls NATO’s Europe Military Buildup ‘Absolutely Unjustified’ Ahead Of First Meeting Since Ukraine Conflict International Business Times The first …

» Russia is more dangerous than Isis, says Polish foreign minister – The Guardian
15/04/16 17:11 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. The Guardian Russia is more dangerous than Isis, says Polish foreign minister The Guardian “By all evidence, Russia’s activity is a sort of existential threat because this activity ca…

» Russia is more dangerous than Isis, says Polish foreign minister
15/04/16 17:11 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Witold Waszczykowski describes Russian activity as an ‘existential threat to Europe’ during a debate on the future of Nato Russia is more dangerous than Islamic State, Poland’s forei…

» ABSCAM agents to FBI chief: Bureau’s ‘reputation’ on the line in Clinton probe – Fox News
15/04/16 17:11 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi – Google News. Fox News ABSCAM agents to FBI chief: Bureau’s ‘reputation’ on the line in Clinton probe Fox News Former FBI agents who worked the notorious 1970s sting operation known as ABSCAM have wri…

» Putin’s Main Target in Syria: Helping al-Assad Win the Civil War
15/04/16 17:04 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor – The Jamestown Foundation. On March 14, President Vladimir Putin surprised both friend and foe by announcing that the Russian military mission in Syria was “mostly accomplished” and …

» Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Operations, chapter 01
15/04/16 17:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting. Title:                      Comprehensive Bibliographies Author:                Paul W. Blackstock Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr.”Chapter 1: Compreh…

» Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Operations, chapter 02
15/04/16 17:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting. Title:                      Selective Bibliographies Author:                  Paul W. Blackstock Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr.”Chapter 2: Selective…

» Further arrests in Edward Lin spy case ‘possible’, says US official
15/04/16 17:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from intelNews.org. An American official has told Newsweek magazine that the possibility of further arrests in the espionage case of United States Navy flight officer Edward Lin should not be ruled out.

» Every Dollar Counts: New Army Policy Aims To Shake Up Spending Practices
15/04/16 17:02 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News – Home. The Army is rolling out a new policy Friday projected to shake up how the service spends its money.             

» No links to foreign terrorists found on San Bernardino iPhone so far, officials say – Ames Tribune
15/04/16 17:02 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey – Google News. CNN No links to foreign terrorists found on San Bernardino iPhone so far, officials say Ames Tribune … that happened in the United States, we believed we had to use all lawf…

» IRAN: Better To Be Feared Than Loved
15/04/16 17:02 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None

» Panama Papers: China detains lawyer after he shares details of leaders online – The Guardian
15/04/16 17:02 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare – Google News. The Guardian Panama Papers: China detains lawyer after he shares details of leaders online The Guardian Ge Yongxi, an outspoken attorney known for defending underground church …

» Afghan military says it hit Islamic State in eastern province
15/04/16 17:01 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The Afghan military says its air force has hit Islamic State militants in the eastern province of Nangarhar, killing at least 40 insurgents.

» UK military officers give targeting training to Saudi military – The Guardian
15/04/16 17:01 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare – Google News. The Guardian UK military officers give targeting training to Saudi military The Guardian The extent of the assistance to Saudi units from the Ministry of Defence has emerged fr…

» Did Pakistan secretly fund an attack on CIA officers in 2009? Memo makes controversial claim
15/04/16 17:01 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. The document, marked “secret” and still heavily redacted, makes a startling claim: The Pakistan government helped fund a suicide bombing in Afghanistan.

» U.S. government ranks worst among major industries on cybersecurity: Report
15/04/16 17:00 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. U.S. federal, state and local government agencies have the worst cybersecurity protocols compared to 17 major private industries, including transportation, retail…

» Terrorist’s iPhone didn’t turn up any useful information, FBI admits – Telegraph.co.uk
15/04/16 16:58 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi – Google News. Telegraph.co.uk Terrorist’s iPhone didn’t turn up any useful information, FBI admits Telegraph.co.uk US law enforcement agents have admitted that they are yet to find valuable informatio…

» Information Technology in A Democracy
15/04/16 16:58 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting. Title:                      Information Technology in A Democracy Author:                Alan F. Westin Westin, Alan F. (1971), ed. Information Technology in A Democrac…

» Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Covert Operations: A Guide to Information Sources, chapter 3
15/04/16 16:57 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting. Title:                      Encyclopedia Articles Author:                 Paul W. Blackstock Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr.”Chapter 3: Encyclopedia …

» Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Covert Operations, Part I
15/04/16 16:57 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting. Title:                      Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Covert Operations, Part I Author:                  Paul W. Blackstock Blackstock, Paul W. (19…

» Has Argentina entered the ‘War on Drugs’? – Insightcrime.org
15/04/16 16:56 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi aclu report – Google News. Insightcrime.org Has Argentina entered the ‘War on Drugs’? Insightcrime.org There they met with officials from the US Department of State, the DEA and FBI , among others, for…

» Pentagon to Congress: We Need Base Closures
15/04/16 16:56 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News – Home. WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials say the Defense Department is wasting money on excess facilities and needs Congress to step in and close them, but they face an uphill fight.   …

» Zika Virus Map Shows a United States Outbreak is Up Next
15/04/16 16:56 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. A recently issued Zika virus map shows how the virus is spreading in both hemispheres. Experts believe an outbreak in the U.S. this summer is inevitable.

» Judge seals most files in court case over CIA sex case leaks
15/04/16 16:55 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. A U.S. judge has ordered the most sensational court records to remain sealed in the now-abandoned lawsuit over leaks in the investigation that led to the resignation of former CIA d…

» 2:08 PM 4/15/2016 – Headlines: John Kerry says Russia fighter jet encounters with USS Donald Cook “could have been a shoot-down” – CBS News | Five Rapid Results from Putin’s Call-in Marathon | News | The Moscow Times
15/04/16 16:41 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review. John Kerry says Russia fighter jet encounters with USS Donald Cook “could have been a shoot-down” – CBS News Jack McCullough​, man wrongly convicted in 1957 Illino…

» Russian Forces Remain Heavily Involved in Syria, Despite Appearances – The New York Times
15/04/16 16:41 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Web Times – Press This!. Russian attack helicopters replaced jets as Russia operates a secretive war in its effort to influence the political outcome in Syria. Source: Russian Forces Remain He…

» Candidates Make Their Case at U.N.
15/04/16 16:40 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. Candidates for secretary general of the United Nations pitched themselves before the General Assembly this week.

» A Man Of Modest Means? Putin Says He Made Just $133,000 In 2015
15/04/16 16:39 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Kremlin opponents and Western officials have long accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of using his power to accrue massive wealth and lavish real estate, including a…

» Russian Forces Remain Heavily Involved in Syria, Despite Appearances
15/04/16 16:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia. Russian attack helicopters replaced jets as Russia operates a secretive war in its effort to influence the political outcome in Syria.

» April 15, 2016
15/04/16 16:21 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A look at the best news photos from around the world.

» Sanders, Clinton Battle in New York Democratic Debate
15/04/16 16:20 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Democratic presidential candidates Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a contentious debate Thursday night in familiar territory — Brooklyn, …

» Polish Minister Says Russia More Dangerous Than Islamic State
15/04/16 16:20 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Poland’s foreign minister has said that Russia is an “existential threat” to European countries and is more dangerous than the Islamic State.

» Керри заявил “решительный протест” по инциденту с эсминцем США – РИА Новости
15/04/16 16:20 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РИА Новости Керри заявил “решительный протест” по инциденту с эсминцем США РИА Новости Госсекретарь США прокомментировал инцидент с американским эсминцем Donald Cook, выр…

» Iran’s Soleimani in Russia for talks on Syria, missiles: sources – Reuters
15/04/16 16:18 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. Reuters Iran’s Soleimani in Russia for talks on Syria, missiles: sources Reuters Soleimani, the commander of foreign operations for Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards, flew to Moscow i…

» Puerto Rico default bill on life support
15/04/16 14:50 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . GOP leadership were hopeful that Rep. Sean Duffy, who is pictured above, and Rep. Rob Bishop would be able to make the case that the bill is not a taxpayer funded bailout of Puerto Rico and that a restructuri…

» Podcast: All Circuses, No Bread
15/04/16 14:33 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia’s longest-running reality show was a bit of a flaccid flop this year. Listen to The Power Vertical Podcast to find out why.

» Germany Authorizes Prosecution of Comedian at Turkey’s Request
15/04/16 14:33 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Germany opened the way to the possible prosecution of a TV comedian who mocked Turkey’s president, but it is up to the courts to decide whether any criminal act was committed.     German …

» Kremlin Apologizes to German Newspaper for Wrongly Tying It to Goldman Sachs
15/04/16 14:32 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. President Vladimir V. Putin misspoke when he said Süddeutsche Zeitung, which published reports about the Panama Papers, was owned by Goldman Sachs.

» Power Vertical Podcast: All Circuses, No Bread – April 15, 2016
15/04/16 14:32 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Power Vertical – Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. None

» In Russia, doctors can harvest organs without consent – NOLA.com
15/04/16 14:31 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. NOLA.com In Russia , doctors can harvest organs without consent NOLA.com In this handout photo taken and released by Elena Sablina, mother of Alina Sablina in 2013 year, shows her dau…

» Five Rapid Results from Putin’s Call-in Marathon
15/04/16 14:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. For hapless officials across Russia, President Putin’s annual call-in marathon is a wake-up call like no other.

» Russia controls this strategic slice of territory in the heart of NATO-allied eastern Europe – Business Insider
15/04/16 14:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. Business Insider Russia controls this strategic slice of territory in the heart of NATO-allied eastern Europe Business Insider Russian military exercises Kaliningrad REUTERS/Alexei Dr…

» Kremlin Propagandists Claim Browder Complicit in Magnitsky Death
15/04/16 14:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. Kremlin Propagandists Claim Browder Complicit in Magnitsky Death; He Sets Record Straight Kremlin propaganda has reached a new low, claiming William Browder, the CEO of Hermitage Capital w…

» John Kerry says Russia fighter jet encounters with USS Donald Cook “could have been a shoot-down” – CBS News
15/04/16 14:02 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . 109 Comments 34 Shares Tweet Stumble Email MIAMI — Under U.S. military rules of engagement, the Navy ship that Russian military jets buzzed in the Baltic Sea this week could have opened fire, Secretary of St…

» New York Post endorses Trump for president – YouTube
15/04/16 11:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Apr 15, 2016 Arizona state treasurer and Trump campaign chair Jeff DeWit reacts to editorial

» 9:42 AM 4/15/2016 – When will Russia break?
15/04/16 09:47 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NEWS: The World and Global Security Review. The Morning Vertical, April 15, 2016 When will Russia break? “This card — the inculcation of pride that “Russia is again a great country” — is the largest, maybe…

» The Early Edition: April 15, 2016
15/04/16 09:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Nadia O’Mara Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA The ceasefire i…

» The Early Edition: April 14, 2016
15/04/16 09:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Nadia O’Mara Before the start of business,  Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA Syria peace talk…

» The Morning Vertical, April 15, 2016
15/04/16 09:33 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. ON MY MIND We’ve all spent a lot of time over the past day pouring over and interpreting Vladimir Putin’s words. The usual inflammatory anti-Western rhetoric was absent f…

» Francis maximizes Vatican’s global influence
14/04/16 21:22 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Francis is with political reformers on the left regarding the environment and capital punishment, with political conservatives in opposing gay marriage. Single-issue activists should tak…

» A strange recent history of Russian jets buzzing Navy ships
14/04/16 21:21 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. USS Donald Cook, a Navy destroyer, was repeatedly buzzed by Russian jets in recent days; it’s not the first time Russia has reenacted “Top Gun” at sea.

» FBI taps RAND fellow as new CIO – Federal Times
14/04/16 21:20 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi – Google News. Federal Times FBI taps RAND fellow as new CIO Federal Times The search for the FBI’s next chief information officer appears to be over. The FBI confirmed on April 14 that bureau director…

» The Daily Vertical: The Virtual Putin
14/04/16 21:19 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical  or on the  Power Vertical Facebook  page…

» Putin’s geopolitical trolling: the strategy behind Russian jets buzzing a US destroyer – Vox
14/04/16 21:16 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. Vox Putin’s geopolitical trolling: the strategy behind Russian jets buzzing a US destroyer Vox The Russian planes were flying at the US ship in the same way they would be if they were…

» Kerry: Russian Warplanes In Baltic Sea Made ‘Reckless’ Provocation
14/04/16 21:15 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned Russia’s military for flying warplanes close to a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea, saying the April 12 in…

» Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Named VOA Director
14/04/16 21:15 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Amanda Bennett, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and author, has been chosen as the new director of the Voice of America, the U.S. government’s largest international broa…

» Керри назвал «провокационным» пролет российских Су-24 над эсминцем США – РБК
14/04/16 21:15 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РБК Керри назвал «провокационным» пролет российских Су-24 над эсминцем США РБК Госсекретарь США Джон Керри назвал инцидент со сближением российских Су-24 с американским эсминцем «б…

» Putin’s Annual Q. and A. Highlights
14/04/16 21:14 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia spoke on issues including the Panama Papers, the G.D.P. and sanctions, and the Syrian campaign.

» Линия Путина: “Везде торчат уши заказчиков!”
14/04/16 21:14 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from SvobodaRadio’s YouTube Videos. From: SvobodaRadio Duration: 53:44 Четырнадцатая прямая линия Владимира Путина стала рекордной по скорости исполнения чиновниками поручений, которые глава государства дав…

» Russia is running out of money – Deutsche Welle
14/04/16 20:50 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. Deutsche Welle Russia is running out of money Deutsche Welle Russia is increasingly suffering under an economic crisis that saw economic performance indicators shrink by 3.8 percent; …

» США по военным каналам обсудили с Москвой пролет самолетов над эсминцем – РБК
14/04/16 20:50 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РБК США по военным каналам обсудили с Москвой пролет самолетов над эсминцем РБК США через военного атташе в Москве выразили обеспокоенность Москве из-за сближения российского Су-24…

» Declassified U.S. document suggests Pakistani link to attack on CIA agents
14/04/16 19:24 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . <iframe src=”//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-W9SLGS” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe&amp…

» How should US respond to Russia’s air provocations? – YouTube
14/04/16 16:27 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Apr 14, 2016 Reaction from the ‘Special Report’ All-Star panel

» Obama visits CIA as role in war against ISIS expands – YouTube
14/04/16 16:25 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Apr 14, 2016 On ‘Special Report,’ Kevin Corke explains the new plans to supply more powerful weapons to Syrian rebels

» Fox News Exclusive: Budget Cuts to Military – YouTube
14/04/16 16:15 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Apr 14, 2016 A Fox News exclusive tonight–we’ll take you to the home of Marine Corp Aviation where most jets are nearly 25 years old, parts are being reused and pilots are missing out on vital t…

» Europe|Russia’s Vulnerable Side Is at Fore in Putin’s Call-In Show – New York Times
14/04/16 16:02 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. New York Times Europe| Russia’s Vulnerable Side Is at Fore in Putin’s Call-In Show New York Times But Russians were clearly feeling vulnerable, as questions poured in about high price…

» Russia’s Vulnerable Side Is at Fore in Putin’s Call-In Show
14/04/16 16:00 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia. Domestic concerns, not international swaggering, dominated the choreographed call-in show, amid a second, punishing year of recession in Russia.

» Putin calls Obama ‘decent man’ for remarks on mistakes in Libya
14/04/16 13:32 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. For Putin and other Russian officials, it was a welcome mea culpa.

» Poll of British Muslims Reveals Startling Views on Gays and Terror
14/04/16 13:31 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Muslim men at the Baitul Futuh Mosque in London. A new poll revealed views among Britain’s largest religious minority that differed from the greater population’s.

» Kerry Calls for Push to Boost Connectivity in Poor Countries
14/04/16 13:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging governments and industries to create enabling environments that spur connectivity, while promoting a U.S. plan to bring 1.5 billion people who…

» Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister…
14/04/16 13:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The World Web News – worldwn.com. Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock CNBC – 2 hours ago Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister o…

» During Call-in, Putin Airs Views on US, Syria, Economy, Potholes
14/04/16 13:27 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russian President Vladimir has accused the United States of having “imperial ambitions.’ Speaking Thursday Putin says the Syrian people must engage in talks to agree on a new constitution…

» Russian Jets Conduct ‘Unsafe and Unprofessional’ Flybys near US Ship
14/04/16 13:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The US Navy says “aggressive Russian aircraft” – identified as SU-24s – made several close, low altitude passes near the destroyer USS Donald Cook on Monday and Tuesday as the ship sailed…

» Poland says NATO must speak to Russia from position of strength – Reuters
14/04/16 13:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. Reuters Poland says NATO must speak to Russia from position of strength Reuters WARSAW NATO should return to Cold War ways of thinking in its relations with Russia , and speak to Mosc…

» Путин: России нужна стабильная и процветающая Украина – ТАСС
14/04/16 13:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. ТАСС Путин: России нужна стабильная и процветающая Украина ТАСС МОСКВА, 14 апреля. /ТАСС/. России нужна стабильная и процветающая Украина , заявил Владимир Путин в ходе “Прямо…

» Vladimir Putin’s Annual Call-In Show: Russians Submit 3M Questions – NBCNews.com
14/04/16 13:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. NBCNews.com Vladimir Putin’s Annual Call-In Show: Russians Submit 3M Questions NBCNews.com MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin fielded some of the 3 million questions submitted …

» Polish Official Urges NATO To Speak To Moscow ‘From Position Of Strength’
14/04/16 13:26 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Poland’s deputy defense minister has urged NATO to speak to Moscow from a position of strength to counter its renewed assertiveness in Eastern Europe.

» Queen Elizabeth Still ‘The Boss’ as She Approaches 90th Birthday
14/04/16 13:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, the world’s oldest monarch, turns 90 next Thursday showing no sign she will be retiring from the stage anytime soon. Her birthday comes months after she surpass…

» Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote
14/04/16 13:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia. Volodymyr B. Groysman replaced Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk in the most significant shuffle of the country’s senior leadership since a revolution two years ago.

» Ukrainian Parliament Appoints Groysman as New Prime Minister
14/04/16 13:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Ukraine’s parliament has appointed Volodymyr Groysman as the country’s new prime minister, the state-run TASS news agency reported Thursday.

» EU Approves Security Plan to Track Airline Passenger Info
14/04/16 13:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. European Union lawmakers on Thursday approved a scheme to share airline passenger information that can be used to track foreign fighters heading to and from conflict areas like Syria and …

» Прощание с Россией
14/04/16 13:02 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from SvobodaRadio’s YouTube Videos. From: SvobodaRadio Duration: 03:24 Турецкий фермер Акчай Емер, живущий в российской республике Коми, вынужден в спешке паковать вещи и бросать все нажитое за 20 с лишним …

» The Latest: Putin: Russia considers trade for Ukraine pilot – Washington Post
14/04/16 13:01 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. Washington Post The Latest: Putin: Russia considers trade for Ukraine pilot Washington Post MOSCOW — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s marathon call-in TV show (all tim…

» Professors On Hunger Strike At Tbilisi University
14/04/16 13:01 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Five professors with the Georgian Technical University in Tbilisi have been on hunger strike since Monday. They demanded the resignation of the school’s rector, chancello…

» Hroysman Confirmed As Ukraine’s New Prime Minister
14/04/16 13:00 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Ukraine’s parliament approved Volodymyr Hroysman as the country’s new prime minister. It’s considered in the biggest government shake-up since a 2014 uprising resulted in…

» The Latest: Putin: Russia considers trade for Ukraine pilot – U.S. News & World Report
14/04/16 13:00 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. U.S. News & World Report The Latest: Putin: Russia considers trade for Ukraine pilot U.S. News & World Report Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives at his annual call-in show in Mo…

» Merkel to Migrants: Learn German or Lose Benefits
14/04/16 12:59 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government agreed on a measure Thursday that would require migrants to learn the German language and attempt to find work or risk losing their …

» Putin’s Annual Call-In: Brightest Quotes
14/04/16 12:59 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Putin’s 14th annual call-in marathon this Thursday lasted three and a half hours: enough time for the president to answer 80 questions from across Russia.

» Putin’s annual phone-in has regional officials quaking in their boots
14/04/16 12:59 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Russian president’s annual phone-in receives 3m calls, with those lucky enough to get through enjoying instant justice Vladimir Putin’s annual phone-ins with the nation tend to follo…

» News Review – Front Post
14/04/16 12:55 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review. LINKS <> You apparently do not have JavaScript enabled on your browser lest you would be viewing an RSS Feed here from RSS Dog Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks  |  LINKS …

» Obama Visits CIA HQ and Talks Next Steps in ISIS Fight
14/04/16 12:55 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review. Obama Visits CIA HQ and Talks Next Steps in ISIS Fight NBCNews.com – 17 hours ago ISIS still has “the ability to inflict horrific violence,” but “we have mom…

» Panama Papers details are correct but do not implicate me, says Putin
14/04/16 12:54 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Russian president says information about his old friend Sergei Roldugin is accurate while insisting it shows no illegal activity Vladimir Putin has said the revelations from the Pana…

» Report: Brussels attack targeted travelers to US, Russia, Israel – USA TODAY
14/04/16 12:54 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia – Google News. USA TODAY Report: Brussels attack targeted travelers to US, Russia , Israel USA TODAY A suspect in bombings at an airport and metro station in Brussels that killed 32 people said the …

» In Satire Feud, Turkey’s Erdogan Finds Unlikely Ally In An Obscure German Law
14/04/16 12:53 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Turkey’s president wants Berlin to punish a German satirist and has chosen a little-known German law as his weapon of choice.

» Pope, Patriarch to Highlight Refugees’ Plight in Visit
14/04/16 12:52 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Last week, dozens of migrants who risked their lives crossing the Aegean Sea to reach Europe were returned from two Greek islands to Turkey – the first of thousands earmarked for return u…

» Canada Announcing Assisted Suicide Law
14/04/16 12:52 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Canada is announcing a new assisted-suicide law Thursday, more than a year after the country’s Supreme Court struck down measures that banned euthanasia, declaring that outlawing it depri…

» Iraqis Fleeing Islamic State Describe Militants’ Tactics
14/04/16 12:40 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Islamic State militants across Iraq have proven to be a formidable force: experts in a hybrid of traditional and guerrilla warfare against their enemies, while terrorizing civilian popula…

» Was a St. Petersburg Journalist Brutally Killed for Being Gay?
14/04/16 12:38 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. It was clear something was afoot with Dmitry Tsilikin. There had been no news from the journalist since he had returned from a work trip to Riga on March 26.В

» Ukraine – Google Search
14/04/16 12:19 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Ukraine approves new PM in bid to end reform deadlock CNBC – 2 hours ago Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister on Thursday in the biggest political shakeup since…

» putin – Google Search
14/04/16 12:14 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Girl asks Putin : Who’d you save from drowning, Erdogan or … CNN International – 3 hours ago Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the United States of trying to destabilize Russia before elections t…

» Obama visits CIA – Google Search
14/04/16 11:44 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Obama Visits CIA HQ and Talks Next Steps in ISIS Fight <a href=”http://NBCNews.com” rel=”nofollow”>NBCNews.com</a> – 17 hours ago ISIS still has “the ability to inflict horrific violence,” but “we…

» News Links
14/04/16 11:30 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sites and Blogs Review. News Sites: Front Pages Sites and Names – sitesandnames.net – Links to Sites, Blogs and Domain Names The World Web Times – wwtimes.com – News, Analysis, Opinions The World Web Times…

» 9:03 AM 4/14/2016 – What it looks like when Russian attack jets fly ‘dangerously close’ to a Navy ship – The Washington Post
14/04/16 09:06 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NEWS: The World and Global Security Review. What it looks like when Russian attack jets fly ‘dangerously close’ to a Navy ship – The Washington Post Watch Out: China and Russia Are Working Together at Sea …

» Russian Warplanes Simulated an Attack on a U.S. Ship, Official Says
13/04/16 21:05 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. Two Russian warplanes simulated an attack on an American guided missile destroyer Tuesday , according to an U.S. official. In a report by Reuters, an official speaking anonymously said that t…

» President Sisi Thinks He Owns Egypt – Huffington Post
13/04/16 21:05 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. Huffington Post President Sisi Thinks He Owns Egypt Huffington Post Egyptian President Sisi handed over two Red Sea islands, Sanafir and Tiran, to Saudi Arabia in return for a $16 bill…

» Trump campaign manager will not be prosecuted, sources say – Politico
13/04/16 21:04 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. Politico Trump campaign manager will not be prosecuted, sources say Politico A Florida prosecutor has decided not to prosecute Donald Trump’s campaign manager for battery after a…

» President Obama makes likely his last visit to the CIA, where concerns are all about Trump
13/04/16 21:04 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The agency regarded Obama with significant apprehension when he first came to Langley in 2009.

» Obama Visits CIA HQ and Talks Next Steps in ISIS Fight – NBCNews.com
13/04/16 21:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia – Google News. NBCNews.com Obama Visits CIA HQ and Talks Next Steps in ISIS Fight NBCNews.com The president’s remarks, which come as the administration considers its next steps in fighting ISIS, follow…

» The destructive threat of cyberwarfare
13/04/16 21:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Clearly the United States needs a cyberdeterrent capacity — the ability to do unto adversaries anything they might try to do unto us.

» President Obama makes likely his last visit to the CIA, where concerns are all about Trump – Washington Post
13/04/16 21:03 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia – Google News. Washington Post President Obama makes likely his last visit to the CIA , where concerns are all about Trump Washington Post President Obama arrived at CIA headquarters on Wednesday for t…

» US: Global Human Rights Hit by Brutal Terror Groups & Stifling Authorities
13/04/16 21:01 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The State Department’s 2015 human rights report points to a global governance crisis, citing brutality committed by terror groups, and civil society stifled by authorities as key problems…

» President Obama visits CIA headquarters as U.S. steps up attacks against Islamic State – LA Times | The US and the Global Counterterrorism Strategy is Failing | Counter-Terrorism: Hiding In Plain Sight
13/04/16 19:57 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NEWS: The World and Global Security Review. President Obama visits CIA headquarters as U.S. steps up attacks against Islamic State – LA Times The US and the Global Counterterrorism Strategy is Failing Coun…

» 5:13 PM 4/13/2016 – Panama Papers Likely to Spark New Prosecutions Mossack Fonseca’s Panama offices raided as tax investigators meet in Paris | World news | The Guardian Panama raids Mossack Fonseca law offices – YouTube | Russian aircraft shot down despi
13/04/16 19:55 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NEWS: The World and Global Security Review. Panama Papers Likely to Spark New Prosecutions Mossack Fonseca’s Panama offices raided as tax investigators meet in Paris | World news | The Guardian Panama raid…

» Kerry says human rights abuses help spawn terrorism
13/04/16 19:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. A crackdown on dissent by authoritarian governments last year contributed to a rising tide of human rights abuses that has allowed terrorist groups to flourish, according to the Sta…

» Tension on the South China Sea draws concerns; so should submarines underneath
13/04/16 19:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The Navy’s “Silent Service” rarely discloses its operations, but is part of a diverse and growing international fleet of submersibles that is deployed across the Pacific region broa…

» Canada Expected To Scale Back Programs, Post Defense Review
13/04/16 19:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News – Home. The Canadian government is widely expected to scale back or eliminate some of the military’s planned equipment programs and could see niche roles emerge for the country’s military. …

» US says Russian planes buzzed Navy ship in Baltic Sea
13/04/16 19:44 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 6:57 p.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian attack planes buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea multiple times Monday and Tuesday, coming as close as an estimated 30 feet from the shi…

» Tech Boom Spurs Latest San Francisco Rent Hikes
13/04/16 18:58 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. San Francisco has been hit with soaring housing prices, the result of a booming economy and a growing high-tech industry. The problem extends from the city to the suburbs, but as Mike O’S…

» Assad holds parliamentary election as Syrian peace talks resume
13/04/16 18:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DAMASCUS (Reuters) – Syrians voted in a parliamentary election in government-held areas of the country on Wednesday in what they called a show of support for President Bashar al-Assad,…

» US Urges Macedonia to Reconsider Decision to Halt Wiretap Inquiry
13/04/16 18:45 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States on Wednesday slammed Macedonia’s decision to pardon suspects involved in a government wiretap operation and called on President Gjorge Ivanov to reconsider his decision….

» Macedonia protesters wreck one of president’s offices
13/04/16 18:44 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. SKOPJE (Reuters) – Demonstrators protesting against Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov’s decision to halt all prosecutions linked to a wire-tapping scandal wrecked one of his offices a…

» U.S. Senator Rubio wants to end some benefits for Cuban immigrants
13/04/16 18:44 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator Marco Rubio called on Wednesday for a change in U.S. policy toward Cuban immigrants, seeking to stop providing refugee benefits to those coming from the …

» Turkey expects more Syrians to return from Greece under EU deal – Reuters
13/04/16 18:43 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – Google News. Reuters Turkey expects more Syrians to return from Greece under EU deal Reuters VIENNA Turkey has begun taking back Syrians from Greece under an agreement with the European Union aimed…

» Zika Definitely Causes Birth Defects, U.S. Officials Announce
13/04/16 18:43 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. There’s no longer doubt that Zika causes birth defects like microcephaly and other severe brain abnormalities , United States health officials announced on Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Dis…

» CDC confirms Zika virus causes microcephaly, other birth defects – Washington Post
13/04/16 18:43 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories – Google News. Washington Post CDC confirms Zika virus causes microcephaly, other birth defects Washington Post Federal health officials confirmed Wednesday that the Zika virus causes a rare bi…

» In Online Magazine, ISIS Paints a Portrait of Brussels Attackers
13/04/16 18:43 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The latest issue of Dabiq, the online Islamic State magazine, includes a photograph of Najim Laachraoui, right, the 24-year-old former Catholic school pupil who was last seen wheeling a sui…

» Party of South Korea’s President Loses Majority in Parliament
13/04/16 18:42 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The vote was seen as a referendum on President Park Geun-hye, now a highly divisive leader, and, analysts said, it was a rejection of her style of government.

» Fox says Megyn Kelly meets with Trump
13/04/16 18:42 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 5:52 p.m. EDT. NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump met with Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly on Wednesday, who he has been bad-mouthing on social media since he was angered by a question she as…

» CDC: Zika definitely causes severe birth defects
13/04/16 18:41 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 5:52 p.m. EDT. NEW YORK (AP) — Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said Wednesday there is no longer any doubt th…

» VIDEO: Europe’s migration crisis grows again
13/04/16 18:41 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News – World. Almost 19,000 migrants have reached Italy by sea in the three months to the end of March, nearly double the number for the same period last year.

» North Korea missile capabilities increasing: U.S. defense officials
13/04/16 18:40 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence believes North Korea’s ability to reach the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile is low, but its capabilities will increase…

» U.N. chief was ‘inept’ on peacekeeper sex abuse: key U.S. senator
13/04/16 18:40 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Wednesday accused United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of ineptitude for failing to…

» Mexico announces over $4 billion in aid for struggling Pemex
13/04/16 18:40 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Mexico’s government has announced more than $4 billion in aid for state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, which has been hit by the fall in crude prices.

» Zika Causes Microcephaly, CDC Confirms
13/04/16 18:39 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. “It is now clear that Zika does cause microcephaly,” Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in opening a news conference Wednesday at CDC h…

» Israel promotes Arab police officer
13/04/16 18:39 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News – World. An Arab police officer is promoted by Israel to deputy commissioner, the highest rank ever attained by a Muslim in the force.

» Protesters Attack Macedonian President’s Office
13/04/16 18:39 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Protesters in Macedonia, angry about President Gjorge Ivanov’s decision to halt prosecutions of officials linked to a wiretapping scandal, stormed and ransacked one of th…

» Ukraine’s Pro-Western Parties Agree On New Government
13/04/16 18:38 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Ukraine’s two largest pro-Western political parties reportedly reached agreement late on April 13 about a new pro-EU government that will be headed by parliament speaker …

» Isolated, Rousseff Faces Diminishing Chances to Survive Impeachment
13/04/16 18:38 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Latest From the Wilson Center. The loss of support to President Dilma Rousseff intensified after the Chamber of Deputies special committee approved, on April 11, a motion to move forward with impeachment p…

» Argentine Ex-president Denounces Political Persecution
13/04/16 18:38 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Argentina’s former president Cristina Fernandez accused the government of political persecution on Wednesday after testifying in court about alleged irregularities at the central bank tha…

» Russian fighter jets, reconnaissance helicopter buzzed U.S. Navy destroyer
13/04/16 18:37 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. In the latest incident of aggressive Russian probing of American military assets, a Defense Department official said Wednesday that two Russian military jets enga…

» VA investigates ‘active shooter’ false alarm to 23K staffers
13/04/16 18:37 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is investigating after a false alarm about an active shooter was sent to VA hospitals nationwide. Dan…

» Lies About Combat in Iraq
13/04/16 18:36 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from United States Defense and Military Forces. A psychotherapist who works with the military objects to lies that hide war’s “terrible truths.”

» Tensions Rise Over Granting Iran Access to U.S. Dollar
13/04/16 18:36 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Treasury Department officials are moving to reassure Congress that Iran will not be granted access to U.S. financial markets following comments by top Obama administration officials…

» Senators’ Encryption Measure Adds New Fuel to Apple-FBI Debate – Bloomberg
13/04/16 18:36 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi – Google News. NBCNews.com Senators’ Encryption Measure Adds New Fuel to Apple- FBI Debate Bloomberg The proposal adds fuel to a fight being waged most visibly between Apple Inc. and the FBI over wheth…

» Inside the Ring: Obama redefines secrets in Hillary Clinton defense
13/04/16 18:33 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. President Obama this week redefined the definition of classified information in comments made Sunday in defending former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s plac…

» Obama to visit CIA as US weighs next steps on Islamic State
13/04/16 18:33 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will pay a rare visit to CIA headquarters Wednesday as the United States weighs sending more forces to Iraq to fight the …

» Obama to Visit CIA as US Weighs Next Steps on Islamic State – ABC News
13/04/16 18:32 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia – Google News. Los Angeles Times Obama to Visit CIA as US Weighs Next Steps on Islamic State ABC News President Barack Obama will pay a rare visit to CIA headquarters Wednesday as the United States wei…

» Obama visits CIA as US weighs next steps on Islamic State
13/04/16 18:32 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. President Barack Obama was paying a rare visit to CIA headquarters Wednesday as the United States weighs sending more forces to Iraq to fight the Islamic State group.

» Clinton won’t be beaten by bogus scandals – Coos Bay World
13/04/16 18:32 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey – Google News. Clinton won’t be beaten by bogus scandals Coos Bay World Now comes The Washington Post with an interminable 5,000-word narrative anchored by an “eye-popping” claim t…

» President Obama visits CIA headquarters as U.S. steps up attacks against Islamic State
13/04/16 18:31 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . President Obama made a rare visit Wednesday to CIA headquarters for briefings on the war against Islamic State as the administration steps up air attacks along a patch of Syria’s northern border in a renewed …

» President Obama visits CIA headquarters as US steps up attacks against Islamic State – Los Angeles Times
13/04/16 18:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia – Google News. Los Angeles Times President Obama visits CIA headquarters as US steps up attacks against Islamic State Los Angeles Times President Obama made a rare visit Wednesday to CIA headquarters f…

» НТВ раскололо ПАРНАС
13/04/16 18:29 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from SvobodaRadio’s YouTube Videos. From: SvobodaRadio Duration: 53:34 Скандальный фильм НТВ “Касьянов день” все же стал причиной острого конфликта в партии ПАРНАС. Мнения сторон и экспертов. В передаче уча…

» Russian Jets Fly Low Over US Navy Ship – YouTube
13/04/16 17:55 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Apr 13, 2016 Video released by the U.S. Navy Wednesday shows Russian attack planes flying as close as an estimated 30 feet above a Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea. The White House is calling the…

» Russian fighter jet flies within 75 feet of U.S. ship – YouTube
13/04/16 17:54 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Apr 13, 2016 Unarmed Russian fighter jets made two extremely close overflights this week of the USS Donald Cook, sailing in the Baltic Sea, CNN has learned.

» Russia Pushes Back ‘Putin’s Bridge’ to Annexed Crimea by a Year
13/04/16 17:34 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russia has pushed back the completion date of a showcase multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea by one year, saying the original plan had to be adjus…

» Russian warplanes fly ‘dangerously’ close to US naval ship – video
13/04/16 17:33 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. The White House condemns ‘repeated incidents’ of Russian warplanes – involved in a simulated attack – passing near a US-guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday after fo…

» With Migrant Mission to Greece, Pope Cements Orthodox Ties
13/04/16 17:33 from Mike Nova’s Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. When Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, visit migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos this weekend, they’ll be do…

 

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