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Soros Prepared To Invest $1-Billion In Ukraine

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Vienna) -- Billionaire financier George Soros say he's prepared to invest one-billion dollars in Ukraine. Soros told an Austrian newspaper his investment would hinge on Western nations helping with private investment in Ukraine. He believes substantial investment in the embattled former Soviet republic could help protect it from Russia's military aggression.

Germanwings Co-Pilot Was Treated For Suicidal Thoughts

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Dusseldorf, Germany) -- A German prosecutor says the co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight had been treated in the past for suicidal thoughts. Christoph Kumpa told reporters today that before Andreas Lubitz got his pilot's license, he was being treated by a psychotherapist. Lubitz is suspected of deliberately steering the jet into a French mountainside…

President To Visit Kenya In July

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will visit Kenya in July. The White House says Obama will take part in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Obama will also hold high-level meetings with African leaders. It will be Obama's fourth trip to sub-Saharan Africa during his presidency.

Syrian President Grants Rare Interview To CBS

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Undated) -- Syria's embattled president says he's open to having a dialog with the United States.   In a rare interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" on Sunday, President Bashar al-Assad also insisted he won't compromise the sovereignty of his country. U.S. officials have repeatedly said Assad needs to step down if Syria's bloody civil war…

Republicans: Obama Bigger Threat To U.S. Than Putin

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- About one-third of Republicans think President Obama poses a bigger threat to the United States than Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syria's brutal dictator. A new Reuters/Ipsos poll asked Americans to rate threats on a scale of one to five, with five being an imminent threat. Thirty-six percent of Republicans rated the…