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Russian ministers said Friday that Syria has agreed to join a Russia-U.S. peace conference and talk about the besieged government's future — but the agreement was laced with conditions.
Russia's Far East region was rocked on Friday by a powerful earthquake that geologists put between 8.0 and 8.2 on the Richter scale.
The main Syrian opposition coalition meets in Istanbul Thursday for three days of talks, including a key decision whether or not to attend a Russia and U.S.-backed peace conference with the Syrian government in Geneva next month.
The tragedy in Boston was a wake-up call for Americans. In the years since Sept. 11, 2001, many have moved on from the fear of another imminent terrorist attack. However, the blasts at the Boston Marathon were reminiscent of that day more than a decade ago.
In 1987, Ronald Reagan mused that if the world were about to be devastated by an alien force - perhaps a collision with a large asteroid - peoples of all nations, ideological persuasions and political parties would come together to save the planet and our civilization.
In his sweeping, intelligent and enormously ambitious book, British historian Brendan Simms argues that whoever controls Central Europe can dominate the world.
Russian counterterrorism agents say they've killed two militants who were planning a terrorist attack in Moscow.
The U.S. Embassy employee accused of spying in Moscow flew out of Russia on Sunday, five days after he was ordered to leave the country, NTV television reported.
Syrian President Bashar Assad said in a newspaper interview Saturday he won't step down and will instead "face the storm," raising new doubts about a U.S-Russian effort to get Assad and his opponents to negotiate an end to the country's civil war.
Russia has sent more than a dozen war ships to patrol the waters near Syria, U.S. military spokesmen said on Friday.
Epiphanny Prince is headed to Russia.
President Obama borrows a lot of his ideas from his friends in Europe. The continent's Big Government welfare state is an inspiration for someone who thinks the cure for too much spending is more spending.
Paul Stastny had two goals and two assists and Craig Smith had five assists on Thursday to give the United States an 8-3 win over Russia and a spot in the semifinals.
Even after two years, President Obama's Syria policy remains hard to understand. On the one hand, he talks about isolating Bashar Assad's Syrian regime and drawing "red lines" on its use of chemical weapons. On the other, he accedes to Russian President Vladimir Putin's demand for another regional conference that surely will give Mr. Assad a longer lease on life.
Ovechkin was held scoreless for the final five games against the Rangers and said he had some "bruises" but nothing that affected his performance.