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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

4 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

18 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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Olszewski releases $4.2 billion spending plan with record school funding

44 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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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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US stocks surge to record highs as jobless claims hit pandemic-era low and retail sales surge

US stocks surge to record highs as jobless claims hit pandemic-era low and retail sales surge

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   6 articles

Summary List Placement US stocks climbed to record highs on Thursday after weekly jobless claims fell to a pandemic-era low of 576,000. Also helping boost stocks was a strong...
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How Delta, Rangers, and the Green Berets' unique training would pay off in an Arctic war with Russia

How Delta, Rangers, and the Green Berets' unique training would pay off in an Arctic war with Russia

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement After a long period of hibernation, tension in the Arctic is increasing, with military build-ups and encounters there between the US and its near-peer...
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US stocks climb as jobless claims hit pandemic-era low and retail sales surge

US stocks climb as jobless claims hit pandemic-era low and retail sales surge

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   6 articles

Summary List Placement US stocks climbed on Thursday after weekly jobless claims feel to a pandemic-era low of 576,000. Also helping boost stocks was a strong retail sales...
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Chase reports Q1 volume upswing, signaling light at the end of the tunnel

Chase reports Q1 volume upswing, signaling light at the end of the tunnel

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Chase's consumer credit and debit card volume sprang up 9% annually in Q1 2021-a significant jump compared with the 1% year over year growth it posted in...
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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 ...