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Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position during fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian town of IlovayskPoroshenko says the conflict is worsening as Russian-backed separatists swept into a key town in the east.


2014-08-28 06:58:48 -0600

FILE - This Aug. 1, 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The president spoke on various topics including the economy, immigration, Ukraine and the Middle East. The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration. Facing an expect onslaught of opposition, the administration plans to argue that by failing to provide enough resources to fully enforce U.S. laws, lawmakers have ceded wide latitude to White House to prioritize deportations, administration officials and legal experts said. But Republicans, too, are exploring their legal options for stopping Obama from what they’ve deemed an egregious presidential overstep. (AP Photo/Connor Radnovich, File)Should such a thing as a foreign policy even exist?


2014-08-28 02:49:16 -0600

Angelina Jolie, left, and Brad Pitt arrive at the OscarsNEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Correns, France, a spokesman for the couple says.


2014-08-28 07:10:52 -0600