The Obama administration said it delayed a decision on the Keystone oil pipeline over uncertainty about the route in Nebraska, which may push final action on the project until after the November election.
The biggest human-rights concern in Ukraine isn’t threats to ethnic Russians, but exaggeration, distortion of facts and widespread misuse of the media, the United Nations said in a report released today.
It’s unlikely the U.S. president will be shopping on First Aeroportovskaya Street in Moscow anytime soon. Just in case, Magazin Myod, a small store selling honey and beeswax, has a sign on its door saying, “Sanctions: Barack Obama is prohibited from entering.”
Zbigniew Brzezinski, a former U.S. national security adviser, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the U.S. and allies have room for compromise with Russia over Ukraine if Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t act “impulsively” to seize more territory.
The U.S. and European allies have room for compromise with Russia over Ukraine if Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t act “impulsively” to seize more territory, said Zbigniew Brzezinski, a former U.S. national security adviser.
Detroit won permission to pay UBS AG and Bank of America Corp. about $85 million to cancel interest-rate swaps, a deal that may help the city speed the end of the biggest-ever U.S. municipal bankruptcy.