NYT's David Brooks: Obama has 'manhood problem' in Middle East

New York Times columnist David Brooks said Sunday that he believes President Obama's foreign policy isn't “tough enough” and that he has a “manhood problem” when it comes to dealing with leaders such as Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar Assad. Mr. Brooks expanded on Sen.

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Ukraine’s Neo-Nazi Imperative

Exclusive: The mainstream U.S. news media is flooding the American people with one-sided propaganda on Ukraine, rewriting the narrative to leave out the key role of neo-Nazis and insisting on a “group think” that exceeds even the misguided consensus on Iraq’s WMD, reports Robert Parry.

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Pfizer considers $100 billion bid for AstraZeneca: report

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer (NYSE:PFE – News) has approached British rival AstraZeneca (LSE:AZN.L – News) to propose a 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover, Britain's Sunday Times reported

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Obama's New Russia Strategy Is The Right One, The Question Is Whether It Will Work

In today's New York Times Peter Baker has an excellent overview of the changes in Obama's Russia policy that have been brought about by the annexation of Crimea and the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Without simplifying too greatly, the new strategy can fairly be called “containment 2.0″ – it bears

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Kuwait Finance House Posts KD 71 Million in 1Q Net Profits

(MENAFN – Qatar News Agency) wait April 20 – Kuwait Finance House (KFH) said it had posted net profits of KD 71.012 million about (USD 252.4 million) in the first quarter of 2014.

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Pfizer mulls $100 billion bid for AstraZeneca: report

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer (NYSE:PFE – News) has approached British rival AstraZeneca (LSE:AZN.L – News) to propose a 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday. The paper said, citing senior investment bankers and industry sources, that informal conversations about a deal had taken place between the two firms but that no talks were currently under way …

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Marijuana firm buys buildings in Florida

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – A publicly traded firm that appears to be positioning itself in advance of a medical marijuana vote in Florida later this year has acquired a trio of industrial buildings just north of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. The Herald-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1mdIipB) that Cannabis Rx is …

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World News: Easter; 'Miracle'; Korean Ferry; Sub Search; Ukraine News

Pope to celebrate Easter Mass… Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to late Pope John Paul II… 13 bodies retrieved from inside Korean ferry…

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Andy Coulson's 'do his phone' email shown to jury in phone-hacking trial

Former News of the World editor allegedly sent instruction to paper's news editor in relation to a story about Calum Best The jury in the phone hacking trial have been shown an email from former News of the World editor Andy Coulson in which he allegedly instructed “Do his phone” in relation to a story of claiming Calum Best was to become a father.

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New York Times: In Cold War echo, Obama strategy writes off Putin

The White House has prepared another list of Russian figures and institutions to sanction in the next few days if Moscow does not follow through on an agreement sealed in Geneva on April 17.

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