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The Lede: American Journalist Released by Ukraine Separatists

published about 2 hours ago
Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine released the American journalist Simon Ostrovsky on Thursday, three days after he was taken prisoner in Slovyansk while reporting for Vice News.

Rome Braces as Popes Become Saints

published about 4 hours ago
Rome, already straining to handle crowds drawn by the immensely popular Pope Francis, is girding for an epic flow of pilgrims with this Sunday's canonization of two other beloved pontiffs, Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.

Bernie Ecclestone Trial Begins

published about 5 hours ago
A German court opened the trial of Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone, who faces charges of bribery and aiding and abetting breach of trust, which upon conviction could carry a jail sentence.

Obama: U.S. Ready to Ramp Up Russia Sanctions

published about 7 hours ago
President Obama said Russia hasn't abided by an agreement to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine, and he warned that the U.S. is prepared to impose additional costs.

U.K. Lib Dems Champion EU Membership

published about 7 hours ago
Liberal Democrat leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says European Parliament election on May 22 is a choice about whether Britain should stay in the EU.