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Putin is preparing an eastern offensive in Ukraine. Here’s how this phase of the war could unfold
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Putin is preparing an eastern offensive in Ukraine. Here’s how this phase of the war could unfold

Putin has described Russia’s unprovoked onslaught in Ukraine as a “special military operation.” Mikhail Klimentyev | Afp | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin is overseeing a change in military strategy to the Kremlin’s unprovoked onslaught in Ukraine, repositioning forces in the east of the country in a bid to take control of the Donbas […]

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Turkish court moves Khashoggi trial to Saudi Arabia, signaling likely end of case
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Turkish court moves Khashoggi trial to Saudi Arabia, signaling likely end of case

A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018. Osman Orsal | Reuters A Turkish court decided on Thursday to halt the trial of Saudi suspects over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and transfer it to Saudi Arabia, a […]

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China warns of strong measures if U.S. Speaker Pelosi visits Taiwan
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China warns of strong measures if U.S. Speaker Pelosi visits Taiwan

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian attends a news conference in China on December 20, 2021. China warned on Thursday it would take strong measures if U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan, following media reports she would go next week. Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images China warned on Thursday […]

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Ukraine asks NATO for ‘weapons, weapons and weapons’; Shell reveals financial hit of leaving Russia. Follow our live updates
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Ukraine asks NATO for ‘weapons, weapons and weapons’; Shell reveals financial hit of leaving Russia. Follow our live updates

Ukrainianian foreign minister’s request to NATO: ‘Weapons, weapons, and weapons’ Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba met with G7 and NATO members on Thursday in a bid to gather more support for his country’s fight against Russia. “I came here today to discuss three most important things: weapons, weapons, and weapons. Ukraine’s urgent needs, the sustainability […]

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Attorney General Merrick Garland tests positive for Covid hours after event with FBI director, other top officials
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Attorney General Merrick Garland tests positive for Covid hours after event with FBI director, other top officials

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announces enforcement actions against Russia, during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., April 6, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters Attorney General Merrick Garland tested positive for Covid on Wednesday, just hours after speaking in person at a news conference alongside FBI Director Christopher Wray and other […]

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Biden extends payment pause on federal student loans until September
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Biden extends payment pause on federal student loans until September

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday another extension of the payment pause on federal student loans, this time until September. This is the sixth prolongment of the break, which has spanned more than 24 months and two presidencies. Borrowers have saved nearly $200 billion during that period, the Federal Reserve has found. The policy freezing the […]

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Developers are turning to master-planned communities to solve the housing affordability crisis
Business

Developers are turning to master-planned communities to solve the housing affordability crisis

Americans who are short on cash to make rent may need to face an uncomfortable reality: Conditions will likely get worse before they get better. U.S. housing supply fell to the lowest levels observed in over 20 years, according to the National Association of Realtors. That’s dramatically pushing up prices for consumers, and catching the […]

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NFL gets a warning from state attorneys general: Address women’s hostile-workplace claims, or face investigations
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NFL gets a warning from state attorneys general: Address women’s hostile-workplace claims, or face investigations

Roger Goodell Catalina Fragoso | USA TODAY Sports | Reuters Attorneys general of six states warned the National Football League on Wednesday to take “swift action” in responding to recent allegations a “workplace culture that is overtly hostile to women,” or face investigations and possible legal charges. The coalition told NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in […]

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‘Amazon here we come’: Biden boosts warehouse unionization efforts
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‘Amazon here we come’: Biden boosts warehouse unionization efforts

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the March jobs report, during a speech in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2022. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Joe Biden on Wednesday expressed support for efforts to unionize Amazon workers, after one of the company’s warehouses voted to join […]

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U.S. charges Russian oligarch with Ukraine-related sanction violations
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U.S. charges Russian oligarch with Ukraine-related sanction violations

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announces a federal investigation of the City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Police Department during a news conference at the Department of Justice on August 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday announced the first known criminal charge against a Russian […]

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