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Drivers of the first trucks of the convoy seen in parking the city of Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. The first trucks in a Russian aid convoy crossed into eastern Ukraine on Friday after more than a week's delay. Sergei Grits Associated Press
U.S. condemns Russian aid convoy into Ukraine, threatens more sanctions

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well.

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  • Magnotta documentary pulled because of publication ban
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    MONTREAL - A documentary on alleged dismemberment killer Luka Rocco Magnotta has been pulled at the last minute from the Montreal World Film Festival and a French-language TV documentary channel.

  • Militarization of Arctic concerns PMMilitarization of Arctic concerns PM
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-22 3:36 PM

    FORT SMITH, N.W.T. - Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and Canada should not get complacent about it, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday during the second leg of his annual northern tour.

  • Harassment, bullying still plague RCMP: Liberal MP
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-08-22 3:22 PM

    VANCOUVER - Harassment and bullying hasn't been stamped out inside the RCMP workplace despite high-level assurances that action would be taken, says a Liberal MP who has met with dozens of Mounties.

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  • Drivers of the first trucks of the convoy seen in parking the city of Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. The first trucks in a Russian aid convoy crossed into eastern Ukraine on Friday after more than a week's delay. Sergei Grits Associated PressU.S. condemns Russian aid convoy into Ukraine, threatens more sanctions

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well.

  • A staffer for Doctors Without Borders suits up in protective clothing before entering a high-risk area of the MSF Ebola treatment centre on Thursday near Monrovia, Liberia. The MSF centre has 120 beds and is being expanded, making it the largest Ebola treatment centre in history. John Moore GettyEbola outbreak widens as death toll rises to 1,427

    Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities.

  • Tom Hanks thinks players at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada "deserve real grass." Jonathan Ferrey Getty ImagesTom Hanks joins Women's World Cup grass debate

    Actor Tom Hanks has added his voice to those protesting the artificial turf surfaces that Canadian venues will use at the upcoming 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada, tweeting Friday "Hey FIFA, they deserve real grass. Put in sod."

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  • US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

    WASHINGTON - A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security.

  • Guilty plea entered in Cuban ballplayer smuggling

    MIAMI - A man accused of masterminding a human trafficking ring pleaded guilty Friday to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.

  • West condemns Russia over convoy to UkraineWest condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    LUHANSK, Ukraine - Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well.

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