Ukraine government says resumes offensive, hopes for more US help – Reuters Africa

Washington PostUkraine government says resumes offensive, hopes for more US helpReuters AfricaKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the “active phase” of an “anti-terrorist operation” to eliminate armed pro-Russian separatist groups in the east, First Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Yarema said on …Russia threatens Ukraine responseiAfrica.comall 3,825 news articles …read more    

Obama visits mudslide victims, sees damage firsthand – USA TODAY

National GeographicObama visits mudslide victims, sees damage firsthandUSA TODAYPresident Obama took an aerial tour of Oso, Washington one month after a mudslide claimed the lives of at least 41 people. He met privately with grieving families, as well as with first responders and rescue teams. Loading… Post to Facebook. Obama visits …Mudslide Community Praised by Obama During VisitTIMEOne month on from US’s deadliest mudslideAljazeera.comWashington state county eyes building ban after deadly mudslide – reportsReuters AfricaYakima Herald-Republic -Fox Newsall 657 news articles …read more    

S. Korea Ferry Death Toll Nears 150, Search for Victims Continues – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaS. Korea Ferry Death Toll Nears 150, Search for Victims ContinuesVoice of AmericaThe confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry disaster climbed to 146 Wednesday, one week since the passenger boat capsized off the country’s southwest coast. Divers are slowly working their way through the third and fourth floors of the Sewol ferry.UPDATE 1-S.Korean prosecutors raid family home of ill-fated ferry’s ownerReutersDeath toll in Korean ferry disaster hits 150 as search gets tougherCTV NewsProbe into South Korea ferry’s finances widensFinancial TimesReuters UK -Sky News -Wall Street Journalall 2,001 news articles …read more    

Kiev orders military moves in eastern Ukraine after local politician assassinated – Washington Post

The HinduKiev orders military moves in eastern Ukraine after local politician assassinatedWashington PostHORLIVKA, Ukraine — Leaders of the central government in Kiev ordered military operations against pro-Russian militants in the east to resume Wednesday after the body of a man tortured and dumped in a river was identified as a local politician who …Russia’s Putin Drops Plan to Boost Economy Through SpendingWall Street JournalUkraine: Pro-Russian militants to be targeted in renewed security operationCNNUkraine Ends Easter Truce With Pro-Russia Separatist GroupsNBCNews.comBloomberg -The Guardian -Telegraph.co.ukall 3,921 news articles …read more    

Groups react to Supreme Court decision upholding ban on race-based … – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorGroups react to Supreme Court decision upholding ban on race-based …Christian Science MonitorReaction to the US Supreme Court decision on Tuesday upholding a Michigan constitutional ban on race-conscious affirmative action programs was as divided and heated as the underlying debate over racial preferences in college admissions. Skip to next …Should Courts Stay Out of the Race Business?The AtlanticAffirmative action ruling: A victory for subtletyMSNBCCourt Backs Michigan on Affirmative ActionNew York TimesMLive.com -Reuters -Telegraph.co.ukall 875 news articles …read more    

Russia threatens Ukraine response – iAfrica.com

The HinduRussia threatens Ukraine responseiAfrica.comMen wearing military fatigues ride on armoured personnel carriers (APC) in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on 16 April 2014. Credit: AFP. Russia issued a blunt warning on Wednesday it would respond if its interests are attacked in Ukraine, …US warns Russia of tougher sanctions as Ukraine restarts ‘anti-terrorist’ driveIrish TimesThe New York Times: Scrutiny over photos said to tie Russia units to UkraineKyiv PostKiev in talks with Europe on new Ukrainian gas consortium Economy April 23, 14 …ITAR-TASSall 3,659 news articles …read more    

Obama Lands in Tokyo On First Stop in Asia Tour – TIME

Voice of AmericaObama Lands in Tokyo On First Stop in Asia TourTIMEPresident Obama walks off Air Force One as he arrives at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, on April 23, 2014. Jim Watson—AFP/Getty Images. President Obama arrives in Tokyo on the first stop in a week-long tour of Japan, Malaysia, South Korea and the Philippines, …China Rejects Obama’s Stance on Japan Island DisputeVoice of AmericaObama arrives in Japan to begin week-long Asia visitMiamiHerald.comObama to back Japan in China islands disputeUSA TODAYThe Globe and Mail -New York Times -Newsdayall 1,756 news articles …read more    

Aereo fights TV in Supreme Court | USA NOW – USA TODAY

Chron.comAereo fights TV in Supreme Court | USA NOWUSA TODAYOnline video startup Aereo is in a tough battle with major broadcasters, being questioned in Supreme Court Tuesday. The court also ruled 6-2 upholding states’ right to ban affirmative action in university admissions. Loading… Post to Facebook. Aereo fights …US justices show little support for Aereo TV in copyright fightReutersAereo CEO Chet Kanojia speaks on company, Supreme Court caseBoston HeraldSupreme Court justices unsure on new TV serviceColumbus Dispatchwhnt.com -The Plain Dealer (blog) -Fortune (blog)all 607 news articles …read more    

P&G Profit Rises as Home-Care Business Gains – Bloomberg

MiamiHerald.comP&G Profit Rises as Home-Care Business GainsBloombergProcter & Gamble Co. (PG), the world’s largest consumer-products maker, said third-quarter profit rose 1.7 percent as its fabric and home-care business picked up. Net income in the three months ended March 31 climbed to $2.61 billion, or 90 cents a share, …Procter & Gamble third-quarter profit risesReutersProcter & Gamble 3rd-quarter results mixedWashington PostP&G Profit Edges Up on Lower CostsWall Street JournalUSA TODAY -Cincinnati.comall 30 news articles …read more