U.S. senators of both political parties decried today’s referendum in Crimea as a sham, urging tighter sanctions on Russia and military assistance for Ukraine as it seeks to retain its Black Sea peninsula.
The U.S. Senate blocked President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the government’s top civil rights enforcer after Republicans and law enforcement groups objected to his role in the case of a Black Panther activist convicted of killing a white Philadelphia police officer.
White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice said the U.S. will work with European partners to help finance Ukraine’s economic recovery, while warning Russia that any insertion of its troops would be “a grave mistake.”
Jennifer Cavallaro’s Twitter feed usually deals with matters like the free-range egg salad she serves at her Beehive Café in Bristol, Rhode Island. On May 17, 2010, she blasted a different message to her followers.