White House: Iran work for nuclear deal likely finished in coming weeks

HONOLULU (Reuters) – The White House expects that Iran will finish the work it needs to trigger implementation of a landmark nuclear deal with world powers in the coming weeks, White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said on Saturday.

Russia Gives Ukraine A Break On Fuel Costs, But Prices Likely Going Lower Anyway

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin makes his New Year’s address to the nation in Moscow’s Kremlin, December 31, 2015. (PhotobyALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images) Russia said Friday that it was giving Ukraine a “discount” on natural gas prices, but further declines in energy prices will likely make the $17.8 savings a moot point anyway. […]