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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

Comrades and Crimea's self-defense fighters carry the coffin of former paratrooper Alexander Gusev, 46, covered by Russian paratroopers flag, who was killed during clashes with Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine, during his funeral in Simferopol, Crimea, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo)

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

Captured Russian paratroopers are seen in this image taken from video in Kiev on Wednesday Aug. 27. 2014. Ten Russian paratroopers were captured this week in Ukraine, adding to a growing body of evidence that Russia, despite its denials, is sending regular troops and weapons to support the s…

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during an European People's Party summit ahead of the EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. EU leaders, in a one day summit, are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation b…

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, shakes hands with British Prime Minister David Cameron, prior to a bilateral meeting, ahead of an EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. EU leaders, in a one day summit, are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation b…

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

BRUSSELS | The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider its position.

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Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.

August 29, 2014 7:04 am Photos

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Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with South African President Jacob Zuma in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

August 29, 2014 5:58 am
Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Pro-Russian rebels hold their guns as they patrol the Lenin square in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip Thursday, declaring that "Russian…

August 29, 2014 5:58 am
Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

People observe damage done to a house after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip Thursday, declaring that "Russian forces have e…

August 29, 2014 5:58 am
Mother, son charged in Walgreens burglary

Mother, son charged in Walgreens burglary

HAMMOND | An East Chicago woman and her son are facing charges stemming from a break-in at a local Walgreens where more than $50,000 worth of merchandise was stolen.

August 28, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

August 28, 2014 4:10 pm
Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

August 28, 2014 4:10 pm Photos

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Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

August 28, 2014 4:10 pm
BP explosion causes sulfur dioxide release

BP explosion causes sulfur dioxide release

BP officials have notified the state of Indiana that more than 500 pounds of sulfur dioxide were released into the air following an explosion at its Whiting Refinery.

August 28, 2014 3:55 pm Related
Non-local labor triggers union protest at Pratt Industries

Non-local labor triggers union protest at Pratt Industries

Opposition over the use of non-union and non-local labor on one phase of the $260 million Pratt Industries expansion project erupted Thursday in a protest involving more than 100 union members.

August 28, 2014 11:45 am
US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2

US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2

A worker assembles construction supplies at Northeast Building Products in Philadelphia. The Commerce Department issued its second estimate of how fast the U.S. economy grew in the April-June quarter on Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

August 28, 2014 9:55 am
U.S. economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in 2Q

U.S. economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in 2Q

WASHINGTON | After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated.

August 28, 2014 9:55 am

Gary mayor to speak at chamber lunch meeting

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will speak at the next Gary Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting, set for noon Sept. 8 at Majestic Star Casino Event Center.

August 28, 2014 9:37 am

Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan Chase hack

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.

August 28, 2014 9:11 am
Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, Jessica Pimentel, of Hollywood, Fla., fills out a job application during a job fair in Sunrise. Fla. The Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

August 28, 2014 7:55 am
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