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Ukraine Crisis (2013-2014)

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  • District 1 County Council candidates speak on minimum wage, transportation

    District 1 County Council candidates speak on minimum wage, transportation
    In Howard County’s first council district, there are nearly as many Democratic candidates for one seat as there are seats on the council itself. “When I first decided to run for this position, I knew I had really big shoes to fill –...
  • Banking on those who don't [Commentary]

    Banking on those who don't [Commentary]
    If you are among America's 68 million people who can't, won't or just don't do business with private banks, the post office wants you. Recognizing a need for affordable banking services among the nation's lower-income consumers, the U.S. Postal...
  • Volunteer in the community and use your skills

    CASA/Prince George's County — Volunteer information session, Thu., March 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Hyattsville Administration Building, 4310 Gallatin St., Hyattsville. Volunteers learn what it means to be Court Appointed Special Advocate. Volunteer spends...
  • Sharp drop in federal employment expected

    Sharp drop in federal employment expected
    Federal employment is expected to drop sharply in the span of a decade, government projections show, as budget cuts and retirements begin to reshape the workforce. While U.S. employment will likely grow nearly 11 percent from 2012 through 2022,...
  • The U.S. should stay out of the crisis in Crimea [Letter]

    The U.S. should stay out of the crisis in Crimea [Letter]
    The Crimea is in crisis and here we go again, off to police the world ("Russia brings trucks, armor into Ukraine's Crimea by ship," March 14). Europe should be leading the charge, not us. One figure being tossed about is around $1 billion in U.S. aid....
  • Putin's land grab [Editorial]

    Putin's land grab  [Editorial]
    Russia's annexation of Crimea today came despite U.S. and European threats to impose economic sanctions if President Vladimir Putin moved to take back the former Russian province that was ceded to Ukraine decades ago. Mr. Putin evidently calculated he...
  • Ukraine crisis worries Clarksville Peace Corps veteran

    Ukraine crisis worries Clarksville Peace Corps veteran
    When Peggy Walton returned to Ukraine six months ago, 20 years after a two-year stint as a Peace Corps volunteer, she only wanted to quell her own restlessness and satisfy her curiosity about how the country had changed.  Little did the retired Howard...
  • Obama must take stronger measures to confront Putin [Commentary]

    Obama must take stronger measures to confront Putin [Commentary]
    President Barack Obama came into office promising to limit United States commitments abroad in order to focus on the economy and health care at home. Such an approach may have been prudent immediately after the excesses of the Bush administration, but...
  • Thousands march in Moscow to protest Russia's Ukraine policies

    Thousands of people marched peacefully through the streets of Moscow on Sunday to protest against the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the Kremlin’s support for pro-Russia separatists there. Under the close watch of riot police, demonstrators...
  • G20 says nearing growth goal, but more needed from Europe

    CAIRNS Australia (Reuters) - The Group of 20 leading nations say they are tantalisingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion to the global economy and creating millions of new jobs, but Europe's extended stagnation remains a major stumbling block. The...
  • Relief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scotland's rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the "Great Stagnation", and how to avoid it. The Group of 20 leading...
  • Arrest of one of Russia's business elite worries investors

    Arrest of one of Russia's business elite worries investors
    "Thank God We're VIPs," proclaims a billboard in Zhukovka, a riverside village near Moscow lined with grandiose mansions that shelter Russia's rich and powerful. But membership in the elite community of oligarchs did little to protect billionaire...