Archive for March 2nd, 2014

U.S. prepares tough response for Russia over Ukraine

March 2, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Western powers on Sunday prepared a tough response to Russia’s military advance into Ukraine and warned that Moscow could face economic penalties, diplomatic isolation and bolstered allied defenses in Europe unless it retreats.
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Huge storm system headed for Midwest, East

March 2, 2014
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By Victoria Cavaliere
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Bulls set to take charge

March 2, 2014
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SHARE prices on Bursa Malaysia are expected to trade higher this week amid positive external developments.
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Kerry condemns Russia’s ‘incredible act of aggression’

March 2, 2014
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By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday condemned Russia’s “incredible act of aggression” in Ukraine and threatened economic sanctions by the United States and allies to isolate Moscow, but called for a peaceful resolution to the crisis.
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Hundreds of gunmen surround Ukraine military base

March 2, 2014
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PEREVALNE, Ukraine (AP) — As hundreds of armed men surrounded a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on Sunday, world leaders and Ukraine’s new prime minister urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to pull back his military.
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Ukraine asks UN council: Stop Russian ‘aggression’

March 2, 2014
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations asked an emergency session of the Security Council on Saturday “to do everything possible now” to stop Russia’s “aggression” as its troops took over the strategic Crimea region.
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Obama, Putin: Starkly differing views on Ukraine

March 2, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, President Vladimir Putin, strongly disagree over what’s at stake in the Ukraine crisis.
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Russian troops take over Ukraine’s Crimea region

March 2, 2014
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SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Russian troops took over the strategic Crimean peninsula Saturday without firing a shot. The newly installed government in Kiev was powerless to react, and despite calls by U.S. President Barack Obama for Russia to pull back its forces, Western governments had few options to counter Russia’s military moves.
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Obama to Putin: You violated international law

March 2, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama told President Vladimir Putin on Saturday that Russia’s dispatch of troops to Ukraine flouted international law and warned he was courting political isolation if the incursion continues.
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A strong February wipes out S&P 500′s January loss

March 2, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — After two months of trading, the stock market is back where it started.
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