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Russia and NATO member Lithuania are clashing over Kaliningrad

Russia and NATO member Lithuania are clashing over Kaliningrad

A sign reading ‘Kaliningrad’ stands atop the main city’s south railway station. Kaliningrad is a small Russian exclave located on the Baltic Sea and sandwiched between Lithuania and Poland. It has become the center of a spat between Russia and NATO-member Lithuania. Harry Engels | Getty Images Sports | Getty Images A new front in …

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White House says it's 'appalling' Russia won't rule out executing detained Americans who volunteered to fight for Ukraine

White House says it’s ‘appalling’ Russia won’t rule out executing detained Americans who volunteered to fight for Ukraine

“We still are trying to learn more about these two individuals,” said John Kirby, the coordinator for strategic communications at the National Security Council. “It’s appalling that a public official in Russia would even suggest the death penalty for two American citizens that were in Ukraine. And we’re going to continue to try and learn …

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Elon Musk joins the growing chorus fearing a US recession.  But there are stocks for that.

Elon Musk joins the growing chorus fearing a US recession. But there are stocks for that.

Look out above, the dip buyers are back in town. Stocks are soaring — for now — as Wall Street returns from a long holiday weekend, with Fed Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifying in front of Congress this week. The buying mood comes after the S&P 500’s worst week since March 2020, including its fall …

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French elections: Macron loses absolute majority after historic gains for far right and left

French elections: Macron loses absolute majority after historic gains for far right and left

CNN — French voters have denied newly re-elected centrist President Emmanuel Macron an absolute majority in parliament, limiting his hand in a second term. Macron’s centrist alliance Together! came first in Sunday’s second round of legislative elections, securing 245 out of a total of 577, according to final results released by the French interior ministry …

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France's Macron loses parliamentary majority;  economic reform agenda at risk

France’s Macron loses parliamentary majority; economic reform agenda at risk

France’s President Emmanuel Macron lost his absolute majority in parliament. Ludovic Marine | dpa | Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron might have been relieved after getting re-elected in April — but his second term in office just got a lot more complicated. His Together! alliance has lost its absolute parliamentary majority of five years …

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Jan.  6 committee setting its sights on Pence, Ginni Thomas

Jan. 6 committee setting its sights on Pence, Ginni Thomas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot said Sunday they may subpoena former Vice President Mike Pence and are waiting to hear from Virginia “Ginni” Thomasthe wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, about her role in the illegal plot to overturn the 2020 election. Lawmakers indicated they will release …

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