After 25 die in #Ukraine protesters prepare to stand their ground

They’ve given up their ground before — voluntarily, as a political concession. But that seems to be over. After the deaths of 25 people from clashes a day earlier, Ukrainian protesters are prepared to stand and fight again Wednesday. Police want to clear them out of central Kiev. Some of them died trying to stay…

North Korea turns off hotline with South, as both sides prepare for potential of war

WARS N RUMORS OF WARS: North Korea has cut off a Red Cross hotline with South Korea, as it escalates its war of words against Seoul and Washington in response to a military drill in the South and UN sanctions imposed for its recent nuclear test. The North had threatened to cut off the hotline…