Republicans on Sunday continued leveling harsh criticism at President Barack Obama over the Russia’s occupation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula.
Representative Peter King (R-NY) told Meet the Press host David Gregory that while there was no "silver bullet" to pressuring Russia out of the Crimean peninsula, the U.S. had a menu of sanctions options and military support to offer neighboring countries of Russia that could increase pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a press conference this week during which he denied sending Russian troops to the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea. Jon Stewart has now cut straight through the propoganda. Putin told the journalists that he wanted to have a "conversation," and then told them to ask him the questions and be quiet. Show More Summary
On This Week With George Stephanopoulos Sunday morning, the titular host pressed Secretary of State John Kerry for specifics as to the United States' planned responses to Russia's invasion of the Crimean peninsula, and whether President Barack Obama had the ability to execute repercussions against Russia. Show More Summary
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Associated Press journalists on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula have seen Russian Troop Convoy On Road To Crimea’s Capital - -
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Associated Press journalists on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula have seen a convoy of hundreds of Russian troops heading toward the regional capital, Simferopol.
In terms of consequences and impact, it may not rate too high. But in terms of sheer, concentrated derp, this tale from the the Daily Mining Gazette out of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, may be one of the biggest journalistic goofs in maybe forever. Show More Summary
Armed militants in the ethnically Russian Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea captured two airports overnight just hours before the country’s deposed president, Viktor Yanukovich, is scheduled to hold a press conference in Russia.
According to Associated Press reporter Rukmini Callimachi in Mali, it appears al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is very focused on accounting. The convoy of cars bearing the black al Qaeda flag came at high speed, and the manager of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Notes from the book closet on new titles that caught our eye. “Brown Dog” (Grove Press), by Jim Harrison, out December 3rd. Brown Dog (or B.D.), a down-and-out, Upper Peninsula Michigan Indian prone to roaming in pursuit of his appetites,...Show More Summary
South Korean workers began returning to the Kaesong industrial park Monday, in a sign that tensions on the Korean peninsula are easing after years of new bluster from the hermit kingdom, the Associated Press reports. Launched in 2004...Show More Summary
By carefully analyzing a 150-year-old moss bank on the Antarctic Peninsula, researchers reporting in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, on August 29 describe an unprecedented rate of ecological change since the 1960s driven by warming temperatures. read more
Last month, the (Greater) Detroit Free Press told us of a section of trail the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (near Marquette) that had once been an active railroad, and will now be converted back to freight rail. "This is how it’s supposed...Show More Summary
The Peninsula Amtrak has lost almost one third of its ridership since the new station in Norfolk opened late last year, according to numbers provided to the Daily Press on Wednesday.
From the University of Washington, something we covered earlier in WUWT from the BAS, but UW is now just getting around to press releases. The Antarctic peninsula is essentially a different Koppen climate class than the main continent, and is … Continue reading ?
What are North Korea's Asian neighbors saying about the escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula? Here's a brief look at some of the press coverage in the region that should give you a flavor of how China, Japan, and South Korea are analyzing the standoff. Show More Summary
The banality of mass destruction: A press release from the United States Air Force announcing that, oh, by the way, nuclear-capable bombers have been sent to the Korean Peninsula as part of an exercise. And why announce this? Well, just because... Show More Summary
A Russian volcano which started erupting in November continues to spew ash and smoke into the air, The Associated Press reports. The Plosky Tolbachik volcano, in the Kamchatka Peninsula, last erupted in 1976. The unexpected eruption was named the most significant volcanic event …
There's so much happening in Brooklyn Bridge Park lately, and since there's no Brooklyn Heights Patch to report on it, we've got this covered. Yesterday the new Pier 5 fields and picnic peninsula opened, and at the press conference an update was given regarding other projects in progress within the 85-acre waterfront park. Show More Summary
Plosky Tolbachik volcano erupted in Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula on Nov. 29. The volcano, located on the peninsula's eastern coast, is erupting for the first time in 36 years, according to The Associated Press. Editor's note: The Associated Press made these pi …