Myanmar, Russia pose early tests for Biden’s foreign policy

first_imgWASHINGTON (AP) — A military coup in Myanmar and a mass crackdown on dissidents in Russia are presenting early tests for the Biden administration as it tries to reestablish American primacy as a worldwide pro-democracy leader. President Joe Biden and his nascent foreign policy team have been confronted with two serious challenges in two parts of the world. The U.S. has invested decades of time, energy and money into promoting democracy in both Myanmar and Russia but now faces challenges in each that could affect the global balance of power. Yet, the tools at its disposal — sanctions — have proved unreliable in prompting change in the past.last_img

Pub partnership creates low-yield market

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Doris Ruth “Daisy” Henry, 80, Brookville

first_imgDoris Ruth “Daisy” Henry, age 80, of Brookville, Indiana died Monday, July 20, 2020 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.Born March 25, 1940 in Brookville, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Andy G. & Virgie Mae (Burch) Neeley.Daisy was retired having worked at the former Philco Ford/Visteon in Connersville.Survivors include two grandchildren, Chane Stratton of Indianapolis, Indiana and Roxanne Stratton of New Port Richey, Florida; three sisters, Loretta Palmer of Indianapolis, Indiana, Lorraine Robinson of Brookville, Indiana, Laverne Blakely of Fairborn, Ohio, four brothers, Clyde Neeley of Brookville, Indiana, David Neeley of Monroe, Ohio, Fred Neeley of Brookville, Indiana, and Larry Neeley of Metamora, Indiana; as well as many nieces & nephews.In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Golden Ray Stratton who died in 2016, two sisters, Alpha Wessler and Susie Rowland; four brothers, Clifford Neeley, Robert Neeley, Donnie Neeley, and Paul Neeley.Family & friends may visit from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 P.M. on Friday, July 24, 2020 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.Rev. Wayne Ison will officiate the Funeral Services on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home.  Burial will then follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville.            The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the family of Daisy Henry, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences to the family please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.comlast_img read more