The Monday Catchup

 

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: Speaking on the 75th anniversary of the start of WWII, near Gdansk, Poland, where some of the first shots of the war were fired, Polish Prime Minister, Donald Tusk, spoke against the escalating Ukrainian conflict. Tusk proclaimed that “There is still time to stop all those in Europe and in the world for whom violence, force, aggression are again becoming an arsenal of political activity.”

Check out more news after the jump. Coming up, a new abortion law postponed, bi-partisan efforts against ISIL, the dangers of cloud storage, a bankrupt casino, profitable movies, and the fate of Alibaba.

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The Monday Catchup

(The Putin campaign's "Have Dinner with Vladimir Putin!" events are more somber than their American counterparts. Guests are asked not to smile and only bread is served. via CNN.com)

(The Putin campaign’s “Have Dinner with Vladimir Putin!” events are more somber than their American counterparts. Guests are asked not to smile and only bread is served. via CNN.com)

Good morning! Here’s the news you may have missed:

The Lead Story: 

It’s a slow news week. Congress is — inching would be too fast of a word — towards compromise in the debt talks. So instead of zooming in on political gridlock again, check out CNN’s Year in Pictures. When you’re finished with the gallery, you’ll feel like you’ve just landed after an international trip.

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