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  • Prince George nanny: Kensington Palace calls for privacy

    March 20, 2014 5:30 PM 27

    Kensington Palace has revealed the identity of Prince George's nanny - and asked for her private life to be respected. Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo has already started work as the prince's full-time nanny, the palace said. She will travel with the third in line to the throne and his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, to New Zealand and Australia

  • WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC

    March 20, 2014 4:02 PM 33

    (RNN) - The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, KS, has died at age 84. The Westboro Baptist Church is known for protesting military funerals and other sensitive situations while holding signs with anti-gay sentiments, such as "God Hate Fags" and "Thank God for 9/11." According to the website of the church, godhatesfags

  • Russia bans entry to US lawmakers, officials

    March 20, 2014 3:53 PM 37

    It also names Ben Rhodes, a deputy U.S. national security adviser along with other White House advisers, Caroline Atkinson and Dan Pfeiffer, along with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. and Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., Mary Landrieu, D-La. and Dan Coats, R-Ind. The move came minutes after President Barack Obama introduced a new round of U.S. sanctions

  • ‘Cutting the diplomatic ties would hit Ukraine a lot’

    March 20, 2014 3:28 PM 35

    Ukraine can cut diplomatic ties with Russia, as well as contracts only if it can rely on the support of the EU and the US, journalist Manuel Ochsenreiter told RT. RT: The White House claims the referendum happened under "threats of violence and intimidation." You were there, is that all true? Manuel Ochsenreiter: I was there and what we were allowed

  • Russia 'closes Ukrainian Roshen chocolate factory'

    March 20, 2014 3:06 PM 37

    Russian authorities have taken over a Ukrainian-owned sweet factory in the southern Russian city of Lipetsk, Ukraine's government says. Russian riot police moved in on the Roshen factory and halted production on Wednesday, the finance and economic ministries said. Roshen is controlled by Ukrainian businessman and pro-European MP Petro Poroshenko

  • Germany's Russian rethink: How Merkel lost faith in Putin

    March 20, 2014 1:52 PM 35

    Russian President Putin and German Chancellor Merkel answer journalists' questions during a joint news conference in Moscow's Kremlin (reuters tickers) By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - On a Sunday in early March, a day after Vladimir Putin won parliamentary backing for an invasion of Ukraine, Angela Merkel called him to demand an explanation. The German

  • Europe weighs Russia sanctions, energy security at summit - World

    March 20, 2014 10:44 AM 53

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders hold critical talks on Thursday about how to tighten the screws on Russia following its seizure of Crimea, how to support Ukraine's stricken economy and how best to wean themselves off Russian oil and gas in years to come. With President Vladimir Putin celebrating Crimea's addition to the Russian Federation, and his officials

  • Ukraine crisis: Russia faces fresh sanctions over Crimea

    March 20, 2014 5:01 AM 37

    European Union leaders are due to meet in Brussels to discuss further targeted sanctions in response to Russian moves to annex Crimea. It comes as UN chief Ban Ki-moon visits Russian leaders in Moscow to urge a diplomatic solution to the crisis. Tensions are rising in Crimea after pro-Russia forces seized two naval bases including Ukraine's navy HQ. Russia

  • Russia May Not Stop at Crimea, NATO Chief Warns

    March 20, 2014 1:08 AM 36

    Sean Gallup/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Calling Russia’s actions in Crimea a “wake-up call,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told a crowd at a think tank Wednesday that the military intervention is the “gravest threat” to Europe since the Cold War and warned that there is a concern that Russia won’t stop with Crimea. "I see Crimea as an element

  • Ukraine quits CIS, sets visa regime with Russia, wants Crimea as 'demilitarized zone'

    March 19, 2014 9:48 PM 21

    The interim government in Kiev says Ukraine will leave the commonwealth of post-Soviet states and force Russians to apply for entry visas, and plans to ask the United Nations to make Crimea a demilitarized zone. The raft of measures – a response to Russia’s incorporation of Crimea into its territory following Sunday’s referendum – was announced by National