Southwest Journalist

US: Russia withdrawing troops from Ukrainian border in bulk

Jordan Shapiro

May 29, 2014

LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT โ€” U.S. defense officials said Thursday that Russia has pulled most of its forces away from the Ukraine border, a withdrawal the U.S. has been demanding for we...

China convicts 55 of suspected terrorism at public event

Bill Hall

May 28, 2014

BEIJING โ€” In a stadium filled with 7,000 people, a Chinese court announced guilty verdicts for 55 people on charges of terrorism, separatism and murder as the government tries to display its determination to combat unrest in...

Ukraine, Russia operations intensify; dozens dead

Lyndsey Ruble Nuckols

May 27, 2014

PETER LEONARD Associated Press DONETSK, Ukraine โ€” Dozens of dead insurgents lay piled in a van outside a morgue Tuesday, and a rebel said more were on the way. Bomb disposal experts disarmed a mortar round lodged in a corpse. A wrecked and blood-soake...

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