Poland

U.S. President Barack Obama and Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski gesture towards each other at a news conference at Belweder Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama: US to boost military presence in Europe

President Obama is in Europe with several stops planned. He’ll meet with European leaders with Ukraine topping the agenda. Lisa and Phil discussed the President’s trip with Associated Press White House Correspondent Mark Smith, who […]

06/03/2014

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk across the tarmac following their arrival on Marine One helicopter at Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla., to begin their weekend vacation. White House spokesman Josh Earnest defended Obama's trip to Key Largo, despite the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, arguing Obama would be able to monitor events from Florida. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural gas exports to Europe as a hedge against the possibility that Russia could cut off its supply of gas to […]

03/08/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry buys pastries from Cafe Baguette during a walking tour of central Warsaw, Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013.  Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the "right" balance between security and privacy and says outrage over alleged espionage and eavesdropping should not disrupt key trade talks between Europe and the United States.  (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)

Kerry: US will get surveillance right

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the “right” balance between security and privacy and says outrage over alleged […]

11/05/2013

People hold burning flares to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the beginning of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

Warsaw stops to honor 1944 anti-Nazi uprising

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Sirens wailed and traffic in downtown Warsaw stopped for a minute on Thursday to honor the thousands of people who died trying to liberate the city from Germany’s Nazi forces during […]

08/01/2013

Poland's first face transplant patient, identified only by his first name Grzegorz, speaks at a press conference after he was discharged from the hospital, in Gliwice, Poland, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Tomasz Griessgraber)

Poland’s 1st face transplant patient goes home

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s first face transplant patient was discharged from the hospital Tuesday, speaking with some effort at a press conference just 11 weeks after the extensive surgery that saved his life. The […]

07/30/2013

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel

Israel’s PM opens exhibit at Auschwitz

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — In a defiant speech from the place that symbolizes the suffering of Jews during World War II, Israel’s prime minister warned on Thursday that the Jewish state will do everything to […]

06/13/2013

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli PM warns of another Holocaust from Iran

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began his two-day visit to Poland, which Germany’s Nazis occupied during World War II and where they committed the worst crimes ever against the Jewish people, […]

06/12/2013

Irena Sendler, former member of Polish resistance movement during WWII, Warsaw, Poland. (AP Photo)

Polish walkway named for woman who saved Jews

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials have honored Irena Sendler, a Polish woman credited with saving 2,500 Jewish children from the Holocaust, by naming a walkway in a symbolically important spot after her. Sendler was […]

05/15/2013

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (AP Photo)

Missile plan changes may provide opening for talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — In adding 14 interceptors to a missile defense system based in Alaska, the U.S. is abandoning a key part of a European missile defense plan that’s been strongly opposed by Russia.

03/16/2013

‘Horseburger’ firm blames 170 tons of Polish meat

DUBLIN (AP) — The Irish meat company at the center of Europe’s “horseburger” scandal on Tuesday blamed the contamination of its hamburger patties on the purchase last year of 170 tons of meat imported from Poland.

02/05/2013

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Horsemeat finding turns suppliers, grocers to DNA testing

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s surprise discovery this month of horsemeat traces in factory-produced burgers is boosting business for one trade: Forensics labs that use DNA fingerprinting to tell you what’s on your plate.

01/30/2013

German Chancellor Adolf Hitler in 1936

Praying Hitler in ex-Warsaw ghetto sparks emotion

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A statue of Adolf Hitler praying on his knees is on display in the former Warsaw Ghetto, the place where so many Jews were killed or sent to their deaths by Hitler’s regime, provoking mixed reactions.

12/28/2012

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