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Millions to face Thanksgiving travel delays from Atlanta to NYC

11/22/2013










Millions of Thanksgiving travelers in the East and South Tuesday and Wednesday will face trouble as a storm brings most areas rain but could also bring heavy snow to a narrow swath.






Millions of Thanksgiving travelers in the East and South Tuesday and Wednesday will face trouble as a storm brings most areas rain but could also bring heavy snow to a narrow swath. Much of the rest of the nation will be dry.





The same storm affecting the Southwest with snow, ice, rain and thunderstorms this weekend will reach the Southeast with rain Tuesday. From there the storm will turn up the East Coast, tracking into colder air, perhaps causing even greater travel disruptions.






According to AccuWeather.com COO Evan Myers, "If the storm hugs the coast and develops to its full potential, it could be a flight nightmare, not only for travelers in the East, but also throughout the nation."




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RUSSIA'S FUTURE : The success of the Eastern Partnership depends on Ukraine

Charlemagne
Playing East against West



November 23rd 2013



 |From the print edition









IN JUNE 1709 Peter the Great fought a decisive battle against the Swedish king, Charles XII, at Poltava, in what is now Ukraine. 




Ukrainians fought on both sides. 



Ivan Mazepa, a Ukrainian Cossack Hetman, had sided with Sweden in a quest for Ukrainian independence.



 But the battle ended in Sweden’s defeat: Russia swept westward, dominated all of the Baltics and turned Poland into a satellite.





Today’s Russia, which lavishly celebrates Poltava, cannot help but reflect that the same powers are trying to claw away Ukraine, a country of 46m people that has oscillated between Russia, Poland and Lithuania for much of the past 500 years, but which Russia considers to be its subordinate. 




Perhaps not since the end of the cold war has Europe hosted such a raw geopolitical contest.






On November 28th the heads of European Union member states will gather in Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital, for a summit of the “Eastern Partnership”…

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