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  • Lithuanians embrace Eurozone as shield against threats from Russia

    Lithuania joined the community of European nations using the euro common currency as New Year's Day was welcomed in the former Soviet Baltic state, among the smallest and poorest in the 19-member Eurozone. Only 18 months ago a majority of the country'...
  • Russia-led trade bloc of 4 nations born in times troubled by ruble's fall, Ukraine tensions

    The Eurasian Economic Union, a trade bloc of former Soviet states, expanded to four nations Friday when Armenia formally joined, a day after the union between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan began. The Russian-dominated bloc has been politically...
  • From Jameis to Johnny to Jeter, it was a year to remember and forget

    From Jameis to Johnny to Jeter, it was a year to remember and forget
    This is a nostalgic look back at the sports year. Before we get going, a note to fans of Danica Patrick, Kim Jong Un and Will Muschamp's gameplans. Except for the stuff about Jameis Winston being a North Korean spy, this is largely satirical. So as...
  • Jay Z, Russell Simmons talk police reforms with New York governor

    Jay Z, Russell Simmons talk police reforms with New York governor
    Though each are now wealthy hip-hop moguls, Jay Z and Russell Simmons grew up as young men of color on the streets of New York, an experience deeply reflected in their art and work. That makes them uniquely relevant and influential in discussions about...
  • Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results

    Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results
    The column related to these survey results is posted here. Will one of Chicago's mayoral candidates win more than 50 percent of the vote in February's election and avoid a run-off? Yes 69% No 31% Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel win reelection? Yes...
  • Outcast Russia turns to Cold War ally India for new billions in trade

    Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to India on Thursday for a one-day summit during which billions of dollars' worth of economic agreements were signed on energy, precious stones and military equipment and India pledged to retain Russia as its most...
  • Oil price plunge hurts Russia's Putin: Their Take

    Oil price plunge hurts Russia's Putin: Their Take
    Bad for Vlad The falling price of oil is good news for American motorists, and it has an extra added attraction: It's making life miserable for Russian President Vladimir Putin.… The oil windfall is likely to help the U.S. economy rev up to a...
  • Putin the Great, and the collapse of the Russian economy

    Putin the Great, and the collapse of the Russian economy
    In certain corners of conservative thought, it's been fashionable to portray Russian President Vladimir Putin as a master strategist who has outdueled Barack Obama at every turn.  This view reached its zenith this year, in the aftermath of Russia's...
  • Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea

    Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea
    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in the Crimean peninsula, which it seized from Ukraine in March, a top Russian official said Monday. “Crimea was not a non-nuclear zone in an international law sense but was part of Ukraine, a state...
  • Lower oil prices, higher consumption

    It is pretty obvious that lower oil prices means higher oil consumption. It should be equally obvious to any literate American that more oil consumption means more disastrous global warming. It is surely painful to realize that these pleasant low prices...
  • Russia accuses NATO of aerial spying 'practically every day'

    Russia's air force commander on Tuesday accused the United States and its NATO allies of provoking confrontation over the Baltic Sea by sending spy planes near the Russian border "practically every day." In apparent response to accusations from NATO...