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Ceasefire Takes Effect In Ukraine

Posted On February 15, 2015

(Donetsk) -- A ceasfire in eastern Ukraine is holding so far. It went into effect at midnight after an intense final hours of fighting in which shells could be heard exploding every few seconds. Ukraine has been involved in fierce fighting with pro-Russian separatists. Washington has for months accused Russia of supplying rebels with troops…

Denmark Spy Chief: Shooter May Have Been Inspired By Charlie Hebdo Attack

Posted On February 15, 2015

(Copenhagen) -- The attack on French satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo" may have inspired the gunman allegedly responsible for killing two people and wounding several others in Copenhagen. Denmark's spy chief Jens Madsen says the attacker was known to intelligence officials prior to the attack, and they are looking into whether he was influenced by last…

Panetta: U.S. Must Hit ISIS With “Everything We’ve Got”

Posted On February 15, 2015

(Seaside, CA) -- A man whose served as both Secretary of Defense and director of the CIA is warning President Obama not to pull punches against ISIS.   On CNN's "State of the Union," Leon Panetta said he expects Congress to authorize the request to use military force, but said the President should have made…

Second Shooting In Copenhagen

Posted On February 14, 2015

(Copenhagen) -- A second shooting is being reported in Copenhagen. Danish Police say three people have been shot near a synagogue. Earlier Saturday, one man was killed and several police officers were injured when a gunman opened fire at a free speech event at a cafe. The gunman escaped. A Swedish cartoonist who had received…

Shaky Ceasefire In Effect In Ukraine

Posted On February 14, 2015

(Kiev) -- A ceasefire is now in effect in Ukraine, but doubts remain if it will put an end to fighting between Russian-backed rebels and government forces in Eastern Ukraine. President Obama spoke to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel today, stressing the need for the ceasefire to be implemented. Merkel helped…