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MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017

FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017

Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia 14 

Early last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carried “eyes only” instructions that its contents be shown to just four people: President Barack Obama and three senior aides. Inside was an intelligence bombshell--

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THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017

Russia freezes communications with U.S. in Syria  

Russia said Friday it was cutting a hotline intended to prevent midair incidents over Syria in response to the U.S. missile attack on a Syrian base. The response that demonstrates Moscow’s readiness to defy Washington and could even put the two nuclear superpowers on a course toward military confrontation.

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THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017

TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013

Cutline Contest -- 5.28.13 

Only 2 or 3 have voted so far; time to vote ... Russian border guard veterans pose while bathing in a fountain in Moscow's Gorky Park as they celebrate the Border Guard's Day in Moscow on Tuesday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze) Friday...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011

APhoto Of The Day -- 4.1.11 16 

Model show creations by David & Alexander during Moscow Fashion Week in Moscow, Russai, Thursday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) Top Cutlines: 1. Ever since that Egyptian Cobra bit me on the head at the Bronx Zoo everyone looks at me funny --...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 22, 2010

President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden at left, speaks Friday before signing the bipartisan tax package.  (Associated Press)

Senate ratifies nuke pact 27 

President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden at left, speaks Friday before signing the bipartisan tax package. WASHINGTON — The Senate today ratified an arms control treaty with Russia that reins in the nuclear weapons that could plunge the world into doomsday, giving...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 24, 2010

Would you karaoki for dumplings? 

MOSCOW – The winner of the Karaoke World Championships may not achieve world fame, but at least he or she won’t have to worry where the next meal is coming from – the top prize is 1 million Russian dumplings.With an unusual purse like that,...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 2009

This image provided by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Tuesday Dec. 15, 2009 shows hundreds of brilliant blue stars wreathed by warm, glowing clouds. The festive portrait is the most detailed view of the largest stellar nursery in our local galactic neighborhood. The massive, young stellar grouping, called R136, is only a few million years old and resides in the 30 Doradus Nebula, a turbulent star-birth region in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way. There is no known star-forming region in our galaxy as large or as prolific as 30 Doradus. (Nasa Hubble Space Telescope)

Russia may deploy defensive spacecraft

This image provided by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Tuesday Dec. 15, 2009 shows hundreds of brilliant blue stars wreathed by warm, glowing clouds. MOSCOW – Russia’s space agency chief said Wednesday a spacecraft may be dispatched to knock a large asteroid off course and reduce...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.