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Russia Warns of 'Resolute Retaliation' After U.S. Announces Sanctions, Diplomat Expulsions

13 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

After the U.S. imposed sanctions on Russia on Thursday, Russian officials warned that President Joe Biden's "aggressive behavior" will trigger retaliation.
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Russian police raid office of student journal DOXA - editors charged with inciting minors to protest, face 3 years behind bars

Russian police raid office of student journal DOXA - editors charged with inciting minors to protest, face 3 years behind bars

19 minutes ago   |   RT

The office and apartments of journalists behind the online DOXA journal have been searched after the publication's editorial board was accused by Russian authorities of...
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Brexit Will Ruin More U.K. Small Businesses, Economist Warns

33 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

More small companies are likely to go out of business as a consequence of Brexit, a former joint head of the U.K.'s Government Economic Service has warned a new commission on...
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Russia pledges retaliation, summons US envoy over new sanctions, as NATO & EU back Biden's move to target country's national debt

Russia pledges retaliation, summons US envoy over new sanctions, as NATO & EU back Biden's move to target country's national debt

55 minutes ago   |   RT

The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that it would soon respond in kind to a new package of sanctions unveiled against the country by US President Joe Biden, with...
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Olszewski releases $4.2 billion spending plan with record school funding

59 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun   |   2 articles

After escaping the economic fallout that hit many others last year, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. unveiled his $4.2 billion operating budget Thursday, kicking...
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China's First Quarter Growth is Expected to Boom on Paper

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The world's traditional growth engine is expected to report a double digit first-quarter jump. But consumers and small business aren't fully sharing in the spoils.
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The US officially designates Paul Manafort's associate Konstantin Kilimnik as a 'known Russian agent'

The US officially designates Paul Manafort's associate Konstantin Kilimnik as a 'known Russian agent'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The US for the first time on Thursday designated a close associate of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort as a "known Russian agent." Konstantin...
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Iran Talks Resume, Gingerly, After Attack on Nuclear Site

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Another round of Vienna talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear accord is considered to be positive despite an apparent Israeli attack on Iran's Natanz nuclear facility.
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After countless police killings of Black Americans, a comedian says she moved her savings to a Black-owned bank to 'be part of the change I wanted to see'

After countless police killings of Black Americans, a comedian says she moved her savings to a Black-owned bank to 'be part of the change I wanted to see'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In 2016, after the senseless killing of Philando Castile , a Black man killed by a police officer during a routine traffic stop, comedian and writer...
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Signs Of Economic Boom Emerge As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Hit Pandemic Low

Signs Of Economic Boom Emerge As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Hit Pandemic Low

2 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

Retail sales jumped nearly 10% in March, as shoppers, flush with $1,400 relief payments, are feeling more confident about venturing out. Weekly unemployment claims dropped to a...
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Democrats unveil plan to pack Supreme Court with 13 justices

Democrats unveil plan to pack Supreme Court with 13 justices

Democratic politicians on Thursday unveiled their plans to expand the US Supreme Court from the current nine justices to 13 - a proposal that has been roundly criticized as... Read more ...

Mercedes-Benz unveils its first EV for the US, the luxurious EQS sedan with...

Mercedes-Benz unveils its first EV for the US, the luxurious EQS sedan with a 478-mile range and screens galore

Summary List Placement Mercedes is jumping into the US electric-vehicle market at long last. On Thursday, the German automaker took the wraps off of its first US-market EV, the... Read more ...

County Executive Barry Glassman announces run for Maryland Comptroller

County Executive Barry Glassman announces run for Maryland Comptroller

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman has announced his plans to run for Maryland comptroller in 2022. Read more ...

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 403 new cases

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 403 new cases

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Speaker Pelosi throws cold water on a progressive bill that would expand the...

Speaker Pelosi throws cold water on a progressive bill that would expand the Supreme Court to 13 seats

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she does not support a newly-introduced bill to expand the Supreme Court and has "no plans to bring it to the... Read more ...

Alex Rodriguez shows off his Jennifer Lopez shrine hours before split

Alex Rodriguez shows off his Jennifer Lopez shrine hours before split

A-Rod isn't over his split from J.Lo just yet. Read more ...

Family of 3-year-old meets man who gave life-saving bone marrow donation

Family of 3-year-old meets man who gave life-saving bone marrow donation

Avery Cook was diagnosed with leukemia when he was one year old. He needed a bone marrow donation to survive. Read more ...

$4.2B Baltimore County budget provides 'record education funding'

$4.2B Baltimore County budget provides 'record education funding'

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski submitted a $4.2 billion budget proposal for fiscal year 2022. Read more ...

Chauvin won't testify at murder trial in Floyd's death

Chauvin won't testify at murder trial in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS - The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd wrapped up its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand... Read more ...

Signs Of Economic Boom Emerge As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Hit...

Signs Of Economic Boom Emerge As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Hit Pandemic Low

Retail sales jumped nearly 10% in March, as shoppers, flush with $1,400 relief payments, are feeling more confident about venturing out. Weekly unemployment claims dropped to a... Read more ...