Summary "We wish from the bottom of our hearts to go back to our nations as soon and as quickly as possible," the observer, German national Colonel Axel Schneider, said at a news conference organised by his captors.
Summary Gleb Garanich / ReutersA Ukrainian soldier patrols near a checkpoint outside the city of Slaviansk April 27, 2014. "In view of the latest developments, it must be assumed that representatives of the media are at special risk of being held or seized by separatist forces," it said in a statement.
Summary Ukrainian soldiers sit on top of an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint outside the city of Slaviansk where pro-Russian separatist rebels were holding a group of international observers. As a result, its great power status rests on three things in particular: permanent membership of the United Nations security council; its nuclear arsenal; and its position as the dominant state in its region, that of the former Soviet Union.
Summary Chelsea Ledbetter is the owner/operator. Sweet Red Bistro is at 208 W. First Ave. ( sweetredbistro.com ), next door to the readers' choice for best burger joint in the area, First Burger.
Summary Chandler Swink, a 19-year-old Oakland University sophomore, was taken off life support Wednesday night after more than a week in an allergy-induced coma, according to the Oakland Post . The Clawson School Board said in a statement that the comment was "an inappropriate attempt at humor" and "insensitive."
Summary In an email to trip participants, Stephanie Ives, the New York Director for the NIF, said that "we have been cut from the trip for three reasons that have been communicated to us: (1) Birthright Israel determined that our marketing of the trip was in violation of their policy because our NIF logo was slightly larger than the Birthright Israel logo; (2) Birthright Israel NEXT has determined that it can no longer partner with NIF in any way because we seek to influence policy in Israel, and they have a rule against partnership with organizations that seek to influence policies in Israel or the United States; and (3) Birthright Israel decided to cancel a number of the New York UJA trips because of recruitment concerns."
Summary The boycott, which used the hashtag #BlackOutBlackFriday on Twitter, was the latest strategy by protesters to draw attention to issues snapped into focus by Brown's death: racism, economic inequality and police brutality in America. The movement was explained in a video produced by Ryan Coogler , director of Fruitvale Station, the story of a young black man shot dead by a white transport policeman in Oakland, California.