Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk says he has reasons to suspect that the threat of a direct intervention by Russia’s military in Ukraine has increased over the last few days. NATO’s deputy secretary general says that Russia has amassed about 20,000 troops along its border with eastern Ukraine, following a Pentagon spokesman’s announcement yesterday that said Russian forces are closer than when it annexed Crimea in the spring.
Three leading Democratic senators have urged President Obama to use executive orders to reduce or eliminate the rising trend of U.S. corporations moving their tax domiciles overseas. “Although we will continue to work toward a legislative solution to the problem, we urge you to use your authority to reduce or eliminate tax breaks associated with inversions,” say Senator Richard Durbin, Jack Reed and Elizabeth Warren in a letter to the president.
Qatar’s emir has issued a new ruling that allows foreign