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WASHINGTON | Pentagon reveals US observation flight over Ukraine

WASHINGTON — An unarmed U.S. Air Force plane with American and international observers flew a special flight over Ukraine Thursday in a show of solidarity after Ukraine’s naval confrontation last month with Russia, the Pentagon said. In a statement, the Pentagon called it an “extraordinary” flight under the Open Skies Treaty, which is an international … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pentagon reveals US observation flight over Ukraine

BRUSSELS | The Latest: Lithuania: Brexit next steps ‘up to Britain’

BRUSSELS— The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 9 a.m. Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says European Union leaders will agree Sunday on the terms of Britain’s departure from the bloc, but that “it is up to Britain what is next.” Asked at an EU summit Sunday what would happen if … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Lithuania: Brexit next steps ‘up to Britain’

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. AFTER CRITICISM, TRUMP HONORS MCCAIN The president relents under pressure by tersely recognizing the late senator’s “service to our country” and re-lowering the White House flag. 2. TRUMP SAYS HE HAS TRADE DEAL WITH MEXICO Can Canada, … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today